HPE MSL 6480 Tape Library

Project Description

Achieve higher levels of availability with data path failover

HPE MSL6480 Tape Library

HPE MSL6480 Tape Library Part# QU625A

The HPE MSL6480 Tape Library is the standard for mid-range tape automation, delivering best-in-class scalability, density, and performance to meet your short-term backup and disaster recovery data protection needs, as well as long-term archive requirements.
The HPE MSL6480 also saves floor space by providing the highest tape drive density per module of any mid-range tape library. The HPE MSL6480 Tape Library reduces the time and resources needed to achieve enterprise-class manageability, equipping you with proactive monitoring on single pane of glass control.

Start with an 80-slot 6U form-factor Library, add up to 6 Expansion Library
Best in class flexibility with up to 20 logical library partitions
Manage multiple HPE Tape Libraries from a single pane of glass


Drive Technology Max Number of Drives Max Capacity Transfer Rate
LTO-8, LTO-7, LTO-6, LTO-5 42 HH 16.8 PB (LTO-8, 560 slots)
2.4PB (LTO-8, 80 slots)
45.4 TB/hr (42 LTO-8 drives)
Drive Interface Mail Slots Part#
8 Gb/sec Native Fibre Channel
6 Gb/sec SAS
10 slots per module QU625A