HP StorageWorks MSL4048 Ultrium 920 - Tape Product Details
The HP StorageWorks MSL4048 Tape Library will meet a broad range of demanding data storage needs including unattended backup, archive and disaster recovery for small to medium businesses, workgroups, or remote offices. The MSL4048 Tape Library offers up to 76.8 TB of compressed (2:1) storage capacity in only a 4U form factor and your choice of LTO-4 or LTO-3 Ultrium tape drives. The library is also available with a wide choice of interfaces including Fibre Channel, SCSI and SAS to allow installation of the library into any IT environment. The MSL4048 Tape Library enables you to easily manage your media both in and out of the library with a standard bar code reader, a configurable three-slot mail slot and four 12-slot removable magazines. With unique HP web-based remote management, the MSL4048 Tape Library is easily managed from across the room, or across the globe. The enhanced HP operator control panel is a full quarter VGA screen with an easy to navigate interface for easy onsite operator interaction.
^^ Get a large amount of storage with up to 76.8 TB of compressed capacity (2:1) in only a 4U form factor.
^^ Manage, configure and use the library from across the room or across the globe through the HP unique web-based remote management.
Ease of use
^^ Easily manage your media with standard bar code reader and four 12-slot removable magazines.
Investment protection for performance and capacity
^^ needs. Choose from a broad range of HP LTO Ultrium Tape Drives including LTO-4 Ultrium 1840, LTO-4 Ultrium 1760, LTO-3 Ultrium 960 and LTO-3 Ultrium 920. As your data protection needs change or increase, you can increase capacity and/or performance easily with tool-free drive upgrades.
^^ Add an optional second power supply for increased system reliability and up-time.
Multiple interface choices available
^^ SCSI, SAS and Fibre Channel interfaces provide options for installing the tape library into a SCSI, SAS or SAN environment.
Agility in storage and movement of data
^^ For dedicated import/export of media cartridges, each library includes three user-enabled mail slots. The library also includes removable magazines for bulk loading of media, and provides a convenient bulk storage unit for moving media off-site.
Easy-to-enable AES 256-bit embedded hardware
^^ encryption with compression. Provides highest level of encryption security, with compression, for strong backup data privacy to secure confidential information and address compliance quickly. Encryption key management support via HP Data Protector Software and other ISV backup applications.
Extensive compatibility testing
^^ Works with industry-leading servers, operating systems and backup software.
Proven high reliability
^^ Peace of mind knowing that the MSL4048 provides reliable backups and automatically changes tapes with a robotics rating of 2 million Mean Swaps Between Failures (MSBF).