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HP StorageWorks LTO-4 Ultrium 1760 Tape Drive - Overview

Product description

The HP StorageWorks LTO-4 Ultrium 1760 Tape Drive is HP's fourth-generation of LTO tape drive technology capable of storing up to 1.6TB per cartridge in under 3 hours. HP Ultrium half-height drives are designed for server customers in Direct Attached Storage (DAS) environments where hard disk and system bottlenecks can impede data transfer rates. To further protect the most sensitive data, AES 256-bit hardware data encryption provides easy-to-enable security to prevent unauthorized access of tape cartridges.


Product features

Native : 800GB
Compressed(assumes 2:1 data compression): 1.6TB
Sustained transfer rate, native: 80 MB/s
Sustained transfer rate, compressed(assumes 2:1 data compression) :160 MB/s
Burst transfer rate: 300 MB/s (with 3Gb/sec SAS)
Data rate matching range: 33-80 MB/s (native)
Data access time (from BOT): 64 s typical for a 800GB tape (native)
Average load time:17 s
Average unload time: 16 s
Rewind time from EOT: 121 s (200GB tape)
Rewind tape speed: 5.0 m/s
MTBF: 250,000 hours at 100% duty cycle
Uncorrected Error Rate: 1x1017
Media Compatibility
LTO Ultrium 2 (Read only);LTO Ultrium 3 (Read and Write); LTO Ultrium 4 (Read and Write)
Tape Format
Recording method: 16-channel linear serpentine
Recording format: LTO Ultrium 4LTO Ultrium 3 (for 400GB tape)
Data compression: LTO DC dual mode compression (an enhanced version of ALDC)
Error detection/correction: Reed-Solomon
Read channel technology: Partial Response Maximum Likelihood (PRML)
Data encoding method: RLL 0,13/11
Interface type: 3Gb/sec SAS
SCSI connector:
  • SAS Internal: mini-SAS SFF8482

  • SAS External: mini-SASSFF8088

Standards Compliance
CSA Certification to C22.2, No.60950 (cCSAus)
Tܖ EN60950 (IEC 60950)
CE Declaration of Conformity
FCC 47 CFR Parts 15
CB Certificate and Report (IEC 60950)


Software overview

Software in the Box
The HP StorageWorks Ultrium tape drives include HP Data Protector Express Single Server Edition software. This easy to use backup application, based on Data Protector Express, robustly protects a single Windows, Linux or NetWare server. Also included is the Data Protector Express Bare Metal Disaster Recovery (BMDR) option which provides automated system recovery of the server following a major hardware or software failure. The fastest method to recovery the server is to use the Data Protector Express BMDR option and the One Button Disaster Recovery feature of the HP StorageWorks Ultrium tape drives.
As well as getting the Data Protector Express Single Server Edition software as part of the HP StorageWorks Ultrium tape drives solution, purchasers can easily and economically upgrade to the class-leading Data Protector Express backup/recovery software. This is a special part number, only available for registered users of Data Protector Express Single Server Edition, that gives a significant discount off the regular price of Data Protector Express, to recognize the value of the in-box software.
If the HP StorageWorks Ultrium tape drive is for a large environment that requires UNIX support and/or enterprise class application and feature support then HP Data Protector software is the recommended backup/recovery software.
OS Support
Microsoft Windows, Novell NetWare, HP-UX, Red Hat Linux, United Linux, IBM-AIX, Sun Solaris and other operating systems.
TapeAssure service


Legal Disclaimer: Products sold prior to the November 1, 2015 separation of Hewlett-Packard Company into Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company and HP Inc. may have older product names and model numbers that differ from current models.

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