HPE is the worldwide leader1 in tape drives, media and automation. HPE StoreEver Tape addresses all your long-term retention needs with tape media, standalone tape drives and tape libraries that accommodate more than 180 PB2 in a single system.

HPE StoreEver wins customer vote (PDF, 1.49 KB)

What’s new?

LTO-7 technology—now available across the StoreEver Tape portfolio. LTO-7 delivers 2.4x greater capacity and 1.8x higher performance than LTO-6.

What are you looking for?

High density data protection and retention – up to 180 PB
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Looking to meet your enterprise data protection and retention challenges head-on? HPE ESL G3 Tape Libraries deliver a powerful combination of scalability, availability, security and manageability.

Our solution: 

HPE StoreEver ESL G3 Tape Libraries 

HPE StoreEver ESL G3 Tape Library data sheet (PDF, 1.3 MB)

Scalable data protection and retention – up to 8.4 PB
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Do you need a way to address the data protection and retention needs of your entry level or mid-range storage environment? HPE StoreEver MSL Libraries allow you to grow effortlessly, save time, save money and reduce risk.

Our solution:

HPE StoreEver MSL 2024 and StoreEver MSL 4048 Tape Libraries 

HPE StoreEver MSL6480 Tape Libraries 

HPE StoreEver MSL Tape Libraries data sheet (PDF, 299 KB)

Cost-effective data protection and retention – up to 120 TB
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Meeting the data protection and retention needs of entry-level or remote office environments, the HPE StoreEver 1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader provides cost-effective, easy-to-install, unattended automated tape storage in a compact 1U form factor.

Our solution: 

HPE StoreEver Tape Autoloader

HPE StoreEver Tape Autoloader data sheet (PDF, 156 KB)

Easy and affordable data protection and retention – up to 15 TB
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The entry point for the HPE StoreEver Tape family, HPE StoreEver Tape Drives, sets new standards for capacity, performance, security, usability and manageability for SMB and single server environments.

Our solution: 

HPE StoreEver Tape Drives

HPE StoreEver Tape Drives data sheet (PDF, 596 KB)

Storage media – up to 15 TB
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Confident that you can always restore your data? HPE Storage Media combines innovative design and manufacture with extreme reliability testing to ensure that you can.

Our solution: 

HPE Storage Media

HPE Storage Media brochure (PDF, 643 KB)

Why choose HPE StoreEver Tape?

  • Save money—Significant cost, energy and footprint advantages

  • Grow effortlessly—Non-disruptive scale-out performance and capacity

  • Save time—Easy to deploy, use, scale, manage and service

  • Reduce risk—Powerful manageability, reliability and security



HPE Command View for Tape Libraries

Simply and quickly access and manage every HP library in your environment—from a single web-based pane of glass—wherever you are in the world.

HPE StoreEver Tape Assure

Proactively and predictively monitor the performance, health and utilization of every tape cartridge-drive and library in your infrastructure.

HPE StoreEver Data Verification

Enable the integrity and accessibility of business-critical data stored on tape media throughout its lifecycle.

Protect your archive data - solution brief (PDF, 633 KB)

HPE StoreOpen for LTFS

Simplify how you access, manage and share data on tape with drag-and-drop file management.

The value of HPE StoreOpen with LTFS video (3:42)

HPE StoreEver ESLG3 Tape Library preserves business-critical assets at DreamWorks Animation

“The HPE StoreEver ESL G3 Tape Library is ideally suited to our long-term asset preservation strategy. The library currently preserves 2PB of business-critical assets and this volume will continue to grow. We couldn’t make movies without the help of HP technologies.”
– Scott Miller, Senior Technologist, DreamWorks Animation

Read the DreamWorks Animation case study (PDF, 777 KB)

Key StoreEver Solutions

Data Protector

Adaptive backup and recovery for the enterprise
Data is evolving daily, challenging even the most robust environments. Data Protector software improves business continuity and resiliency while optimizing backup, boosting uptime within your IT environment.

HPE StoreEver Tape Libraries with HP Data Protector (PDF, 357 KB)

Microsoft Exchange

Efficient backup software provides peace of mind
Information stored in your Exchange environment is critical to your business. HPE backup solutions combine tape and disk technologies with efficient backup software to provide a unified and automated backup and recovery.

Microsoft Exchange 2010 Data Protection with HPE Storage for Small and Midsize Businesses (PDF, 2 MB)
Protect Messaging (PDF, 2.27 MB)
Microsoft Exchange data protection for small to medium businesses video (7:08)

QStar Technologies

Tape-as-NAS archive delivers availability, accessibility, low costs
HPE and QStar deliver tape-as-NAS-archive that combines the availability and accessibility of NAS with the low operating cost and long retention times of tape.

Designing and using tape tape-as-NAS data archive (PDF, 369 KB)

CommVault Systems

Address cost and performance in a multi-tiered archiving solution
HPE StoreEver, StoreAll and CommVault Simpana deliver a multi-tiered tape and disk archiving solution that enables you to address your cost and performance needs successfully.

HPE StoreEver Tape Libraries with CommVault Simpana


Comprehensive data protection in a complete solution
HPE StoreEver Tape systems integrate easily with Symantec NetBackup and are a critical component for comprehensive data protection and archiving of mission-critical applications.

HPE StoreEver Tape Libraries with Symantec NetBackup


Modern data protection for virtualized environments
Veeam 7 enables users to copy VM backup files directly to HPE StoreEver Tape natively, all from within the Veeam solution.

Data protection of virtual machines with HPE StoreEver Tape Libraries with Veeam Backup and Replication software

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1According to the IDC Branded Tape Tracker CQ2 2013, HP is the worldwide market share leader in total units.
2Using 2.5:1 compression and a fully populated 16 frame ESL G3 tape library.

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