HPE LTO6 Ultrium 6650

HPE LTO6 Ultrium 6650 EH964A

HPE LTO-6 Ultrium 6650 tape drive sets standards for capacity, performance, usability and manageability. The Ultrium 6650 tape drive represents HPE’s sixth-generation of LTO tape drive technology capable of large store capacity per cartridge while providing enterprise tape drive monitoring and management capabilities with HPE TapeAssure, ease of use with support for LTFS and AES 256-bit hardware data encryption, easy-to-enable security to protect the most sensitive data and prevent unauthorized access of tape cartridges.

Native Capacity

HPE StoreEver LTO Ultrium Tape Drives provide up to 2.5 TB of native capacity

Compressed Capacity

HPE StoreEver LTO Ultrium Tape Drives provide up to 6.25 TB of compressed capacity.

Transfer rate

Capable of data transfer rates up to 160 MB/sec native and 400 MB/sec compressed, HPE’s Data Rate Matching further optimizes performance by matching host system speed to keep drives streaming.


Provides highest level of security with compression for strong backup data privacy to secure confidential information and address compliance quickly and with fewer cartridges.

LTFS System

HPE StoreOpen and Linear Tape File System (LTFS) allows customers to store data in an open format making the tape self-describing and file-based.

WORM capability

For IT organizations with stringent, long-term data retention requirements, WORM data protection capability offers a simple and secure method for archiving records.


  • Recording Technology: LTO-6 Ultrium 6650
  • Buffer Size: 512MB included
  • Capacity: 6.25TB Compressed 2.5:1
  • Transfer rate: 1.45 TB/hr; Compressed 2.5:1
  • Host interface: 6 Gb/sec SAS
  • Encryption capability: AES 256-bit
  • WORM capability: Yes
  • Form factor: 5.25-inch half-height

HP StoreEver LTO-6 Ultrium 6650 Half Height SAS External Tape Drive 2.5TB/6.25TB Part# EH964A