The HPE StoreEver MSL6480 Tape scales seamlessly to accommodate capacity growth requirements. Using LTO 8 drives, the MSL6480 scales vertically from 80 to 560 cartridge slots to store up to 8.4PB in a single 19-inch rack. In addition, the system supports ups to 42 LTO 5 through LTO 8 HH SAS or FC drives.

HPE MSL6480 Technical Specifications

MSL ModelMax No DrivesMax Number of Expansion ModulesDrive InterfaceCart SlotsDrive I/FDrives Supported
MSL648042HH (6 per module)68GB FC, 6GB SAS80-560 SLOTS (80 per module)8GB FC or 6Gb/sSASLTO5, LTO6, LT07, LTO8