Product overview of the HP Tape Drive
The 454304-001 HP 800/1600GB Ultrium 1840 LTO-4 Msl6000 Internal Tape Drive is a high-capacity tape storage device designed for use in data centers and enterprise-level backup and archive applications. It is part of the HP StorageWorks MSL6000 Tape Library family and provides reliable and scalable storage solutions for businesses of all sizes. This article will provide an in-depth overview of the 454304-001 HP 800/1600GB Ultrium 1840 LTO-4 Msl6000 Internal Tape Drive, including its features, benefits, and specifications.
The 454304-001 HP 800/1600GB Ultrium 1840 LTO-4 Msl6000 Internal Tape Drive is a high-performance tape storage device that provides up to 800 GB of native storage capacity and up to 1600 GB of compressed storage capacity per tape cartridge. It is designed for use in data centers and enterprise-level backup and archive applications and is compatible with a wide range of servers and operating systems.
Features and Benefits
The 454304-001 HP 800/1600GB Ultrium 1840 LTO-4 Msl6000 Internal Tape Drive offers a range of features and benefits that make it an ideal choice for businesses looking for reliable and scalable storage solutions.
The 454304-001 HP 800/1600GB Ultrium 1840 LTO-4 Msl6000 Internal Tape Drive provides up to 800 GB of native storage capacity and up to 1600 GB of compressed storage capacity per tape cartridge. This high capacity allows businesses to store large amounts of data on a single tape cartridge, reducing the number of tapes needed and saving time and money.
The 454304-001 HP 800/1600GB Ultrium 1840 LTO-4 Msl6000 Internal Tape Drive provides high performance, with a transfer rate of up to 240 MB/s. This fast transfer rate allows businesses to quickly and efficiently backup and archive large amounts of data, reducing the time needed for data protection activities.
The 454304-001 HP 800/1600GB Ultrium 1840 LTO-4 Msl6000 Internal Tape Drive is designed for high reliability, with a Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) of 250,000 hours. This high level of reliability ensures that businesses can trust the device to protect their data and ensure business continuity.
The 454304-001 HP 800/1600GB Ultrium 1840 LTO-4 Msl6000 Internal Tape Drive is scalable, allowing businesses to easily expand their storage capacity as their data needs grow. The device is compatible with the HP StorageWorks MSL6000 Tape Library family, which allows businesses to easily add additional tape drives and cartridges to their existing infrastructure.
The 454304-001 HP 800/1600GB Ultrium 1840 LTO-4 Msl6000 Internal Tape Drive is compatible with a wide range of servers and operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Linux, and UNIX. This compatibility ensures that businesses can integrate the device into their existing infrastructure without the need for costly upgrades or changes.
General Information about the HP 454304-001
- Manufacturer: HP
- Model Number or SKU# 454304-001
- Product Type: Tape Drive
- Interface Type: SCSI
- Native Drive Capacity : 800GB
- Enclosure Type : Internal
- Native Data Transfer Rate : 120 MBPS
- Compressed Data Transfer Rate : 240 MBPS
- Compressed Drive Capacity : 1600GB
- SCSI Signaling Type : Differential(LVD)
About Refurbished 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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