HP C7508B StorageWorks Enclosure
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Why C7508B HP Storage Works 5300 Tape Array Refurbished is the best?

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C7508B Storage Works 5300 Tape Array 4 X 5.25inch 1/2H Sure Store Front Accessible Hot Pluggable Graphite Rack Mountable Enclosure | Made by HP | Refurbished

Interface Types of This Product: Storage Works

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We are giving specifications below, why one should consider procuring HP Storage Works Enclosure features, a general overview, description, performance specification, relevant images, a competitive price infographic, and technical information about the C7508B model with compatibility.

Scalability and Expandability

Scalability and expandability refer to the ability of the C7508B HP Storage Works 5300 Tape Array to adapt to growing storage needs and accommodate additional storage capacity.

The C7508B is designed to be scalable, allowing you to add more tape drives and storage capacity as your data storage needs grow. The enclosure can support up to 8 tape drives, providing a maximum raw storage capacity of up to 1.2 PB (petabytes) using LTO-8 tape drives.

Expandability is provided by the ability to connect additional tape array enclosures to the C7508B. This allows you to increase the overall storage capacity of the system by adding more tape drives and storage media. The C7508B also supports LTO-8, LTO-7, LTO-6, LTO-5 tape drives and the ability to mix and match the tape drives in the same array.

Data Protection and Backup Features

Data protection and backup are important features of the C7508B HP Storage Works 5300 Tape Array. The array provides several mechanisms to protect data stored on it and ensure data availability in case of failure.

One key feature of the C7508B is its support for tape libraries, which allows you to store large amounts of data on removable tape cartridges. Tape libraries provide a cost-effective and reliable way to store data for long-term retention and disaster recovery.

The C7508B also supports advanced data protection features such as tape encryption and WORM (Write Once Read Many) capability. Tape encryption allows you to secure data stored on tape cartridges by encrypting it with a key, providing an added layer of security against unauthorized access. WORM capability allows you to write data to a tape cartridge, but once written, the data cannot be modified or deleted, providing protection against accidental or intentional data alteration.

The C7508B also supports advanced backup features such as tape copy and duplication, allowing you to create multiple copies of data stored on tape cartridges for disaster recovery and data archiving purposes. The array also supports advanced data management features such as automated tape library management and barcode scanning for easy inventory management.

Tape Drive and Media Support

The C7508B HP Storage Works 5300 Tape Array is designed to support multiple types of tape drives and media, providing a range of storage capacities and performance options.

The C7508B supports the LTO (Linear Tape-Open) tape drive format, which is a widely used standard for tape storage. The array supports LTO-8, LTO-7, LTO-6, LTO-5 tape drives. Each LTO-8 tape drive can store up to 12TB of compressed data and up to 30TB per cartridge. LTO-7 can store up to 6TB of compressed data and up to 15TB per cartridge, LTO-6 can store up to 2.5TB of compressed data and LTO-5 can store up to 1.5TB of compressed data.

The C7508B also supports a variety of tape media, including LTO Ultrium 8, LTO Ultrium 7, LTO Ultrium 6, and LTO Ultrium 5. These tapes are designed to provide a high storage capacity, reliability, and durability.

The C7508B also supports advanced tape drive features such as high-speed data transfer and low power consumption, which can help to improve performance and reduce operating costs.

Compatibility and Integration

The C7508B HP Storage Works 5300 Tape Array is designed to be compatible and easy to integrate with a wide range of systems and software.

The C7508B is compatible with a variety of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and UNIX. It can also be integrated with a variety of backup software and data management software, such as HP Data Protector, Symantec Backup Exec, and Veritas NetBackup.

The C7508B also supports industry-standard protocols such as Fibre Channel, SCSI, and SAS, which allows it to easily connect to servers, storage systems, and other devices.

The C7508B also has SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) support, which allows it to be monitored and managed remotely using network management software. This feature allows you to easily monitor the status of the array, troubleshoot issues, and perform maintenance tasks.

Detail Information about this HP C7508B

  • Manufacturer: HP
  • Model Number or SKU# C7508B
  • Type : Enclosure

About Refurbished Products

Refurbished products are typically refurbished by an Original Manufacturer or an affiliate of the manufacturer or 3rd party facility. This product may have minor blemishes due to normal product usage and doesn't necessarily come with documentation and software unless indicated, but has been well tested and generally has never had any defects.


StorageWorks deliver the utmost benefits to the tech-savvies looking for scalability, performance, and relief from storage problems. Thus, defined as the industry's leading technology right now, the smart array modules are getting fame for their better price-performance and SAN environments.

You can maximize the transfer rates, reduce the maintenance and management costs, and receive rapid returns on the investments, thus, building a larger network is no more an issue now!

In short, the StorageWorks smart array is the reliable and innovative array technology to offer better data redundancy and storage solution.

Reliable and Efficient Smart Array Technology:

Tech-savvies and industrialists believe in the smart array technology, which features an additional configuration and offers flexibility even on the low investments. Moreover, reliability is not the only reason to keep your hands on the StorageWorks, but the high response rate includes! The smart array storage module is designed based on lower cost, ease of usage, and a high integration level.

Easy and Simplified Management:

StorageWorks is designed to ease the management process and maintenance. The module offers a consistent configuration, higher load speed, and minimizes the re-training. Thus, the universal disk drives can be replaced with the MSA 500 or MSA 1000 to reduce the operational and installation cost.

Why Buy From ALLHDD?

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