Business Class Libraries

Is the global trend of exponential data growth affecting your business? The highly scalable HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library provides small to mid-sized organizations with flexibility for long-term data protection and retention of data storage assets. With its modular design and ability to reuse existing HPE MSL LTO upgrade drive kits, you can cost-effectively store up to 8.16 PB1 of data. The HPE StoreEver MSL3040 Tape Library offers exceptional enterprise features and functionality as standard providing advanced security features and reliability. It delivers a tape storage solution that addresses backup and long-term data management challenges such as storing medical records, video surveillance files or for business compliance.

What's new

  • Support for LTO-8 Drive Upgrade Kits
  • Support for LTO-7 Type M media


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 32 to 272 cartridge slots to store up to 8.16 PB 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 TB[2] of capacity per 1U of rack space, scaling from 32 to 272 slots with a single expandable library; there is no need to replace it as your requirements grow.

For investment protection, you can reuse any MSL2024, 4048 and 6480 tape drive 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 drive firmware to manage multiple paths across multiple SANs. It presents a single drive or robot path to applications and automatically transfer commands to an alternate path if the original one is lost.

  • 1.
    272 slots with LTO-8 media compressed 2.5:1
  • 2.
    13 slots with LTO-8 media compressed 2.5:1