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HPE StoreEver LTO-7 Ultrium 15000 Internal Tape Drive BB873A


HPE StoreEver LTO Ultrium Tape Drives represent seven-generations of LTO technology capable of storing up to 15 TB per cartridge, with HPE TapeAssure for manageability, hardware data encryption, HPE StoreOpen with LTFS for ease of use at an unprecedented performance. With HPE TapeAssure customers can be confident that their data is safe by monitoring drive and media utilization, operational performance and life/health information for drive and media. Data hardware encryption using AES 256-bit provides easy-to-enable security to protect the most sensitive data and prevent unauthorized access of tape cartridges. Linear Tape File System (LTFS) is an open format for storing data on tape that makes LTO generation 5 and later tapes self-describing and file-based. Capable of data transfer rates up to 300 MB/sec native, HPE’s Data Rate Matching further optimizes performance by matching host system speed to keep drives streaming, thus enabling the fastest tape performance.

Technical Specification

  • Recording technology

    LTO-7 Ultrium 15000

  • Capacity

    15 TB Compressed 2.5:1

  • Transfer rate

    300 MB/sec; Native

  • Form factor

    5.25-inch half-height

Recording technology

  • LTO-7 Ultrium 15000


  • 15 TB Compressed 2.5:1

Buffer size

  • 1024 MB
  • Included

Host interface

  • 6 Gb/sec SAS

Transfer rate

  • 300 MB/sec
  • Native

WORM capability

  • Yes

BladeSystem supported

  • Yes, please reference the QuickSpecs for details

Encryption capability

  • AES 256-bit

Form factor

  • 5.25-inch half-height

Minimum dimensions (W x D x H)

21.0 x 4.2 x 14.8 cm


  • Internal, half-height, LTO-7 Ultrium 15000 6GB/s SAS tape drive

Warranty – year(s) (parts/labor/onsite)

  • 3/0/0

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