HPE LTO-7 C7977A Data Cartridge

Project Description

6TB Native / 15TB Compressed

HPE LTO-7 C7977A

HPE LTO-7 Ultrium Tape Cartridge LTO7 C7977A

The HPE LTO-7 C7977A specifications more than double the tape cartridge capacity from the previous generation, 6TB native and including capacities of up to 15TB per cartridge when compressed. Large files will also transfer more quickly with the HPE C7977A LTO-7 Data Backup Tape Cartridge offering 300 Mbps native data transfer speed and data transfer rates that are up to 750MB per second compressed, which can translate to more than 2.7 terabytes of data an hour per drive. The cartridge is desgined to maintain it's archival quality for up to 30 years.

Maximum reliability, capacity and performance
A solid roadmap for future generations of the technology
An open format available from multiple vendors


Archival life Base material Bit Density Storage Capacity Read Speed
30 years Barium Ferrite 485 kbits/inch 15 TB Compressed 700 MB/sec