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HPE StoreEver LTO – 7 Ultrium 15000 Internal Tape Drive



Product Type: Tape Drive
Brand Name: HPE
Form Factor: Internal
Native Storage Capacity: 6 TB
Compressed Storage Capacity: 15 TB
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  • Drive TypeLTO-7
  • Compressed Storage Capacity15 TB
  • Native Storage Capacity6 TB
  • Recording MethodLinear Serpentine
  • Maximum Native Data Transfer Rate300 MB/s
  • Host Interface6Gb/s SAS
  • Form FactorInternal
  • Drive Width5.25″
  • Drive Height1/2H
  • Height5.7″
  • Width1.6″
  • Depth8.1″
  • Weight (Approximate)3.20 lb


General Information
Manufacturer: Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Manufacturer Part Number: BB953A
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Brand Name: HPE
Product Line: StoreEver
Product Name: StoreEver LTO – 7 Ultrium 15000 Internal Tape Drive
Marketing Information:

The HPE LTO-7 Ultrium 15000 tape drive represents Hewlett Packard Enterprise ‘s seventh-generation of LTO tape drive technology capable of storing up to 15TB (compressed 2.5:1) per cartridge while providing enterprise tape drive monitoring and management capabilities with HPE TapeAssure, ease of use with support for LTFS and AES 256-bit hardware data encryption easy-to-enable security to protect the most sensitive data and prevent unauthorized access of tape cartridges. Capable of data transfer rates up to 300 MB/sec (native), with Speed Matching feature further optimizes performance by matching speed of host to keep drives streaming and increase the reliability of the drive and media. HPE LTO Ultrium half-height drives are designed for server customers in direct attached storage (DAS) environments. For IT organizations with stringent, long-term data retention requirements, the Ultrium 15000’s WORM (Write-Once, Read-Many) data protection feature offers a simple and secure method for archiving records as part of a compliance solution to meet the toughest of industry regulations. The Ultrium 15000 tape drives provide investment protection with full read and write backward support with LTO-6 media, and the ability to read LTO-5 cartridges. By more than doubling the native capacity of previous generation Ultrium drives, Hewlett Packard Enterprise customers now require fewer data cartridges to meet their storage needs, significantly reducing their IT costs and increasing their ROI.

Product Type: Tape Drive
Technical Information
Drive Type: LTO-7
Compressed Storage Capacity: 15 TB
Native Storage Capacity: 6 TB
Recording Method: Linear Serpentine
Drive Performance
Maximum Native Data Transfer Rate: 300 MB/s
Host Interface: 6Gb/s SAS
Physical Characteristics
Form Factor: Internal
Drive Width: 5.25″
Drive Height: 1/2H
Height: 5.7″
Width: 1.6″
Depth: 8.1″
Weight (Approximate): 3.20 lb

Additional information

  • Weight 3.20 kg
  • Dimensions 1.6 × 5.7 cm
  • Product Type

    Tape Drive

  • Brand Name


  • Form Factor


  • Native Storage Capacity

    6 TB

  • Compressed Storage Capacity

    15 TB

  • Host Interface

    6Gb/s SAS

  • Drive Type


  • Recording Method

    Linear Serpentine

  • Product Line


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