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HPE StoreEver LTO-9 Ultrium 45000 External Tape Drive



Product Type: Tape Drive
Brand Name: HPE
Form Factor: External
Native Storage Capacity: 18 TB
Compressed Storage Capacity: 45 TB
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  • Drive TypeLTO-9
  • Compressed Storage Capacity45 TB
  • Native Storage Capacity18 TB
  • Recording MethodLinear Serpentine
  • EncryptionYes
  • WORM SupportYes
  • Encryption Standard256-bit
  • Maximum Native Data Transfer Rate300 MB/s
  • Host Interface12Gb/s SAS
  • Form FactorExternal
  • Drive Width5.25″
  • Drive Height1/2H
  • Height3″
  • Width8.8″
  • Depth11.7″
  • Weight (Approximate)10.25 lb
General Information
Manufacturer: Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Manufacturer Part Number: BC042A
Manufacturer Website Address:
Brand Name: HPE
Product Line: StoreEver
Product Name: StoreEver LTO-9 Ultrium 45000 External Tape Drive
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Key Features

Outstanding Capacity, Performance, Monitoring, Encryption, and File Sharing with LTFS

HPE StoreEver LTO Ultrium Tape Drives provide up to 45 TB of compressed capacity on a single cartridge.

HPE StoreOpen software and LTFS allows customers to store data in an open format making the tape self-describing and file-based.

Enables even the tightest backup window to be met with higher quality performance.

Provides one of the highest level of security with encryption for strong backup data privacy to secure confidential information and address compliance quickly and with fewer cartridges.

Reliable, Well Connected, and Compatible

HPE StoreEver LTO Ultrium Tape Drives allows the tape drive to near-continuously adjust the speed of the drive to keep drives streaming to help maximize performance and reduce start/stops which significantly increase reliability of Hewlett Packard Enterprise drives and media.

SAS models qualified on Hewlett Packard Enterprise and non-Hewlett Packard Enterprise servers, including popular platforms from vendors such as Dell, IBM, and Sun. See HPE StoreEver compatibility matrix on the right rail for more information.

Extensive list of supported backup and archiving software applications from Micro Focus, Veeam, VERITAS, Dell EMC, IBM, Commvault and many more.

Complete Solution Straight Out of the Box

HPE StoreEver LTO Ultrium Tape Drives provides HPE LTO media, cables, and user guides.

For IT organizations with stringent, long-term data retention requirements, WORM data protection capability offers a simple and reliable method for archiving records allowing customers to affordably meet the toughest industry compliance regulations.

Product Type: Tape Drive
Technical Information
Drive Type: LTO-9
Compressed Storage Capacity: 45 TB
Native Storage Capacity: 18 TB
Recording Method: Linear Serpentine
Encryption: Yes
WORM Support: Yes
Encryption Standard: 256-bit
Drive Performance
Maximum Native Data Transfer Rate: 300 MB/s
Host Interface: 12Gb/s SAS
Physical Characteristics
Form Factor: External
Drive Width: 5.25″
Drive Height: 1/2H
Height: 3″
Width: 8.8″
Depth: 11.7″
Weight (Approximate): 10.25 lb

Additional information

  • Weight 10.25 kg
  • Dimensions 8.8 × 3 cm
  • Product Type

    Tape Drive

  • Brand Name


  • Form Factor


  • Native Storage Capacity

    18 TB

  • Compressed Storage Capacity

    45 TB

  • Host Interface

    12Gb/s SAS

  • Drive Type


  • Recording Method

    Linear Serpentine

  • Product Line


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