HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Base Module Q6Q62B



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HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Base Module Q6Q62B 

USA end-users only: Must be purchased with at least one drive.

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  • Highly scalable: Provides small to mid-sized organizations with flexibility for long-term data protection and retention of data storage assets
  • Cost-effective: With its modular design and ability to reuse existing HPE MSL LTO upgrade drive kits, you can cost-effectively store up to 8.4 PB compressed
  • Advanced security features: Offers exceptional enterprise features and functionality and reliability
  • Addresses backup and long-term data management challenges: Such as storing medical records, video surveillance files, or business compliance

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Highly Scalable for Greater Flexibility

The HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library allows you to grow your storage capacity seamlessly with a single, scale-out architecture solution that addresses both your short-term and long-term storage needs.

Scale vertically from 40 to 280 cartridge slots to store up to 8.4PB in a single 19-inch rack simply adding additional modules to boost performance and capacity without the need to invest in a whole new library.

Add between 1 and 21 LTO-8, LTO-7, or LTO-6 half-height SAS or Fibre Channel (FC) drives. Drives and expansions are easily installed and configured, these upgrades are fast and non-disruptive.

Cost-Effective Tape Storage Solution

The HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library offers 13 cartridge slots or 390 TB1 of capacity per 1U of rack space, scaling from 40 to 280 slots with a single expandable library, there is no need to replace it as your requirements grow.

For investment protection, you can reuse LTO-6, LTO-7, or LTO-8 MSL2024, 4048, and 6480 tape drives in the HPE MSL3040 Tape Library.

Partitioning allows each partitioned library to be presented to the host as an independent library, separate from other partitions in the library.

Enterprise-class Manageability and Reliability

The HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library reduces human intervention and error by freeing up your resources with automated, consolidated, and simplified data protection and archive capabilities adding more to your bottom line.

With the unique Hewlett Packard Enterprise Web-based remote management and diagnostics tools, the HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library can be managed, configured, and used from across the room or across the globe.

HPE TapeAssure Advanced will proactively and intelligently monitor utilization, performance, and overall life and health of the library, drives, and media.

Reduce Risk with Advanced Security Features and Reliability

The HPE MSL3040 Tape Library offers multiple options to safeguard your data in the library or offsite with data encryption, depending on the requirements for policy, regulation, compliance, and centralized key management.

HPE Secure Manager License provides an additional level of security that lets you control access to the tape library by authorizing specific servers. It increases reliability by blocking disruptive traffic from unauthorized hosts to the library.

High availability path failover uses host drivers in conjunction with library and drives firmware to manage multiple paths across multiple SANs. It presents a single drive or robot path to applications and automatically transfers commands to an alternate path if the original one is lost.


Product Type Tape Library
Brand Name HP
Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
Product Model MSL3040
Product Name HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Base Module
Product Line StorageWorks
Manufacturer Part Number Q6Q62B
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.hp.com
Number of Cartridge Slots 40
Height 5.24"
Width 18.98"
Depth 34.27"
Rack Height 3U
Form Factor Rack-mountable
Package Contents
  • HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Base Module
  • 1 x 2.5M PDU Power Cord, C13/C14, 10A
  • Rackmount hardware
  • Documentation kit including User & Service Guide (CD)
  • Getting Started Poster
Limited Warranty 1 Year