HPE LTO7 Ultrium Tape Drive

HPE LTO7 Ultrium Tape Drive BB874A

HPE StoreEver LTO Ultrium Tape Drives represent seven-generations of LTO technology capable of storing up to 15 TB per cartridge, with HPE TapeAssure for manageability, hardware data encryption, HPE StoreOpen with LTFS for ease of use at an unprecedented performance. With HPE TapeAssure customers can be confident that their data is safe by monitoring drive and media utilization, operational performance and life/health information for drive and media.

Native Capacity

HPE StoreEver LTO Ultrium Tape Drives provide up to 6 TB of native capacity on a single cartridge

Compressed Capacity

HPE StoreEver LTO Ultrium Tape Drives provide up to 15 TB of compressed capacity on a single cartridge.

Transfer rate

Capable of data transfer rates up to 300 MB/sec native and 750MB/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-7 Ultrium 15000
  • Buffer Size: 1024MB included
  • Capacity: 15TB Compressed 2.5:1
  • Transfer rate: 300MB/sec; Native
  • Host interface: 6 Gb/sec SAS
  • Encryption capability: AES 256-bit
  • Transfer rate: WORM capability: Yes
  • Host interface: Form factor: 5.25-inch half-height

HP StoreEver LTO-7 Ultrium 15000 External SAS Tape Drive 6TB Native / 15TB Compressed LTO7 P/N: BB874A