The HP StoreEver MSL Tape Libraries meet demanding storage requirement of businesses needing unattended tape backup, disaster recovery, or low cost long-term archive capability. The MSL Libraries offer a broad choice of storage capacities and technology including LTO-6, LTO-5 or LTO-4 Ultrium tape drives.

Web-based remote management makes the MSL Libraries easily managed from across the room or across the globe. Quickly manage the tape media both in and out of the library with the standard bar code reader, configurable mail slots, and multiple 12-slot removable magazines.

Protect important business data from unauthorized access with several data encryption options. MSL library investment protection and uncertain data growth are easily managed within the MSL library portfolio.

Quickly increase capacity and/or performance with tool-free drive upgrades in the MSL2024 or 4048, or move tape drive kits to the MSL6480 for library scalability and additional enterprise class features.        

What's New

  • HP StoreEver MSL Tape Libraries are transitioning to a more flexible ordering model. Simply select a zero drive Library, quantity of MSL LTO drive kits, and any final accessories.
  • Share encryption keys across an enterprise with KMIP 1.2 encryption key management license for MSL tape libraries.

Features

Easy to Manage and Use

MSL Tape Libraries allow you to manage, configure and use the library from across the room or across the globe with the HP unique web-based remote management and diagnostics. Manage multiple HP StoreEver libraries from a single pane with Command View Tape Library (CV-TL)
HP StoreEver MSL Tape Libraries easily manage your media both in or out of the tape library with a standard bar code reader and multiple 12-slot removable magazines.
Proactively monitor utilization, operational performance, and overall life and health of the library, drives and media with TapeAssure. TapeAssure Advanced will additionally provide an intuitive, easy to use dashboard, and advance analytics for predictive analysis
LTFS provides a self-describing file system on a HP LTO-6 or LTO-5 cartridge, which enables the combined archiving benefits of application independence, transportability and protection from obsolescence.
HP StoreEver MSL Tape Libraries easily manage your media both in or out of the tape library with a standard bar code reader and multiple 12-slot removable magazines.

Protection and Flexibility

HP StoreEver MSL Tape Libraries offer various interface options for maximum flexibility when installing the tape library into a SAS or fibre channel SAN environment.
HP StoreEver MSL Tape Library family offers a wide range of capacity points from 9.6 TB to 3.5 PB of compressed storage capacity in a variety of rack ready form factors.
Protect critical business data with MSL encryption options that span from small business to the datacenter. Encryption is available on LTO-6, LTO-5 or LTO-4 tape drives and provides the highest level of security to protect confidential information and address compliance regulations.
Increase capacity and/or performance with tool-free drive upgrade kits. For even greater scalability, leverage MSL tape drives into the new MSL6480 for best in class investment protection

Proven Reliability

MSL Tape Libraries work with industry-leading servers, operating systems and backup software including HP Data Protector software. For more information, see HP Enterprise Backup Solutions.
Long term data archiving with a specified 30 year media shelf life in normal ambient conditions.
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