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HP LTO5 Ultrium 3280 EH900A

HP EH900A LTO 5 Tape Drive


HP EH900A StorageWorks Ultrium 3280 LTO-5 1.5/3TB SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) Full-Height External Tape Drive LTO5

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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. By using LTO5 Ultrium 3280 encryption, not only is data fully capable of being compressed therefore maximizing capacity, encrypted backups are completed without a loss in performance.Capable of data transfer rates up to 6Gb/sec, HP’s exclusive Data Rate Matching feature further optimizes performance by matching host system speed to keep drives streaming and enabling the fastest tape performance in the industry.The Ultrium 3280 provides investment protection with full read and write support with LTO-4 media, and the ability to read LTO-3 cartridge. By doubling the capacity of previous generation Ultrium drives, HP customers now require fewer data cartridges to meet their storage needs, significantly reducing IT costs and increasing ROI.Support for Write-Once, Read-Many (WORM) media allows customers to implement a cost-effective solution to secure, manage, and archive data to meet stringent compliance regulations.The LTO-5 Ultrium 3280 Tape Drive provides a 6Gbps SAS interface and supports the industry’s most comprehensive list of compatible hardware and software platforms.

Whats New:
The new HP EH900A StorageWorks LTO5 Ultrium 3280 SAS Tape Drive model provides a 6Gb/sec SAS interface allowing direct connect to SAS-based servers.

Features and Benefits:

  • Up to 3TB capacity per cartridge: The LTO5 Ultrium 3280 Tape Drive provides up to 3TB of compressed capacity on a single cartridge.
  • Hardware data encryption of tape device enables full performance and compressibility of data: Provides highest level of security with compression for strong backup data privacy to secure confidential information and address compliance quickly and with fewer cartridges.
  • Up to 6Gb/s data transfer rate: Enables even the tightest backup window to be met with unprecedented performance.
  • Data rate matching (DRM): Allows the tape drive to dynamically and continuously adjust the speed of the drive to keep drives streaming and maximize performance and reduce start/stops to significantly increase reliability of HP drives and media.
  • Server compatibility: FIBRE and SAS Interfaced models qualified on HP and non-HP: including popular platforms from vendors such as Dell, IBM, and Sun.
  • Software compatibility: Extensive list of supported backup and archiving software applications from HP, CA, VERITAS, Legato, Tivoli, and many more.
  • Support for WORM media: Allows for unalterable backups using Write-Once Read-Many (WORM) media to meet compliance regulations such as HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, SEC 17A-4.
  • Enterprise-class reliability: Design leveraged from previous HP LTO tape drives to deliver confident backups at high duty cycles.
  • Backup software included: Ships with single server edition of HP Data Protector
  • Express Software which includes support for hardware data encryption support.
  •  One-Button Disaster Recovery (OBDR) Supported: Allows users to quickly restore an entire system using a single tape cartridge significantly reducing the cost and recovery time often resulting from a disaster – to keep any business up and running.


Technical Specifications
Drive Type LTO5 (Ultrium 5)
Native Capacity 1.5TB (1500GB)
Compressed Capacity 3TB (3000GB)
Interface Type SAS
Enclosure Type External
Manufacturer HP
Height / Form factor Full-Height


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