EH847B is a high-performance internal tape drive produced by Hewlett Packard (HP). It is designed to provide reliable backup and restore functionality for critical data stored on servers, workstations, and other computing devices. In this article, we will explain in detail the features and benefits of the EH847B tape drive.
The EH847B tape drive is part of the HP StorageWorks Ultrium 920 tape drive series. It is a half-height drive that supports the Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Ultrium 3 technology. This drive can read and write data to LTO-2 and LTO-3 tape cartridges. It has a native capacity of 400 GB and a compressed capacity of 800 GB at a transfer rate of up to 432 GB per hour. The EH847B is equipped with a SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interface that delivers a high-speed data transfer rate of up to 3 Gb/s.
The EH847B tape drive is designed for use in a variety of environments, including small to medium-sized businesses, enterprise data centers, and remote offices. It is compatible with a wide range of operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Linux, and UNIX. The drive also supports various backup and restore software applications, making it easy to integrate into existing IT infrastructures.
The EH847B tape drive is packed with features that ensure reliable data backup and restore functionality. Here are some of the key features of this tape drive:
SAS Interface: The EH847B is equipped with a SAS interface that delivers high-speed data transfer rates of up to 3 Gb/s. The SAS interface provides a robust and reliable connection between the tape drive and the host server or workstation.
- Ultrium 3 Technology: The EH847B supports the LTO Ultrium 3 technology, which delivers a native capacity of 400 GB and a compressed capacity of 800 GB. This technology also provides a fast data transfer rate of up to 432 GB per hour.
- Half-Height Design: The EH847B is a half-height tape drive, which makes it compact and easy to install in small spaces. Its small form factor also reduces the cost of installation and maintenance.
- AES-256 Encryption: The EH847B supports AES-256 encryption, which provides advanced data security. This encryption technology ensures that data stored on the tape drive is protected against unauthorized access and theft.
- WORM (Write Once Read Many) Support: The EH847B tape drive supports WORM, which allows data to be written to the tape once and then read many times. This feature is ideal for regulatory compliance, such as in the financial and healthcare industries.
The EH847B tape drive provides a range of benefits to organizations looking to improve their data backup and restore capabilities. Here are some of the key benefits of this tape drive:
- High Performance: The EH847B tape drive delivers fast data transfer rates of up to 432 GB per hour. This performance ensures that backup and restore operations are completed quickly and efficiently.
- Scalability: The EH847B is scalable and can be easily integrated into existing IT infrastructures. This scalability allows organizations to add additional storage capacity as their data backup and restore needs grow.
- Reliable Data Protection: The EH847B tape drive provides reliable data protection through advanced encryption and WORM support. This ensures that data stored on the tape drive is secure and protected against unauthorized access and theft.
- Easy to Install and Use: The EH847B is easy to install and use, with plug-and-play functionality that makes it simple to integrate into existing IT infrastructures.
General Information about the HP EH847B
- Manufacturer: HP
- Model Number or SKU# EH847B
- Product Type : Tape Drive
- Interface Type : SAS
- Tape Type : Lto-3 Ultrium 920
- Native Drive Capacity : 400GB
- Interface Type : 3GB/Sec SAS
- Enclosure Type : Internal
- Native Data Transfer Rate : 60MBPS
- Compressed Data Transfer Rate : 120MBPS
- Compressed Drive Capacity : 800GB
- Buffer : 64MB
About New Bulk Pack Products
Media preservation has come a long way, and the methods of storing data over the years are ever-changing. However, one method had stood out since its invention in 1949; and that's tape storage. If you are looking for durability, low cost, longevity, energy efficiency, density, and scalability, then investing in tape storage is a smart move. Thanks to our vast collection of tape drive storage devices, you are all covered when this is what you need. Depending on your budget and storage needs, you can choose from categories including LTO - 5 Lib Expansion, LTO - 5 Rack Mount, LTO - 5 Library, LTO - 6 Library, LTO - 6 Rack Mount, LTO - 6 Lib Expansion, LTO - 6 Internal, LTO - 6 External, LTO - 6 Auto Loader, Magstar Internal, SDLT 220 External, SDLT 220 Internal, SDLT 320 External, SDLT 320 Loader, SDLT 320 Internal, SDLT 600 External, SDLT 600 Internal, SDLT 600 Loader, Storageworks Internal, Storageworks Library, Travan 10-20GB Internal, and Travan 20-40GB Internal. Tape drives present an excellent means to write data to storage and hold onto data for a couple of decades. They make an ideal medium for long-term storage and backups.
What is Tape Storage?
A tape drive is a storage device designed to store data on magnetic tape. It is primarily used for backup and archiving purposes. It functions like a tape recorder in recording data on a loop of a flexible celluloid-like medium that is readable and erasable. Tape drives operate in two ways. The first uses a linear tape technology where the heads never touch the tape or a regular helical scan where the playback and recording heads touch the tape.
Choosing a Tape Drive; Buying Guide
There are countless tape drives available on the market today; these few considerations will keep you on track when choosing one.
You'd want to go for a tape drive with the ability to complete a tape backup within your window of possibility. For instance, back up 400GB will call for a transfer rate of approximately 30GB/hour.
Tape drive manufacturers are always known to specify the drive's Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF). Check this vital information to measure the reliability of the drive. A typical example is the Travan tape drive with an MTBF of 370,000 hours at a 20% duty cycle, and running the drive longer will reduce its reliability. Depending on your needs, you can tell if this tape drive is the best or not.
A tape drive should have the capacity to store your backups, and well come at the right price. The price of the drive is a function of capacity and performance. There are continuous modifications in tape capacity; the largest capacity is always a high price. However, it would help if you considered how much value-for-money the tape drive will give you. Depending on your budget and needs, you may prefer capacity over performance and vice versa.
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