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The T30A LTO Tape Library offers a cost effective and space efficient data protection solution. The T30A is equipped with up to two LTO Ultrium 4 or LTO Ultrium 5 tape drives and can accommodate up to 30 tape cartridges. Using 30 LTO Ultrium 5 cartridges, the T30A can store 90TB of compressed data.


Product Salient Features

Efficient Compact Design:

  • Available with 1-2 LTO Ultrium 4/5 tape drives in a compact 2U chassis
  • Supports a maximum of 90TB of data *1
  • Up to 560MB/s compressed data transfer rate *1
  • SAS or Fibre Channel Host-Interface

*1: LTO Ultrium 5, compressed at 2:1

Convenient Operation:

  • Removable magazine
  • I/O station for cartridge import/export
  • WEB based remote management


T30A Specifications

Drive type  LTO Ultrium 4 LTO Ultrium 5
Number of drive  1or 2 
Number of cartridges  18 or 30 
Maximum of data capacity*1  24.0TB (native)
48.0TB (compressed at 2:1)
45.0TB (native)
90.0TB (compressed at 2:1)
Transfer rate*2  240MB/s (native)
480MB/s (compressed at 2:1)
280MB/s (native)
560MB/s (compressed at 2:1)
I/O station
(dedicated slots for importing/exporting cartridges) 
2 slots (user configurable) 
Barcode reader  Standard 
Host interface  8G Fibre Channel / 6G SAS 
Partitioning*3  Optional 
Encryption capability  AES 256 bit Optional key management feature 
Library management  Operator panel on front bezel and WEB based remote management tool 
Power requirement  AC100-240V, 50/60Hz 
Power consumption (1 drive)  88W 
Environmental limits  Temperature 10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F) 
Humidity 20% to 80% (non-condensing) 
Dimensions (W x D x H)  88mm x 446mm x 869mm 
Weight (1 drive) *4  26.1kg 
OS support*5  Windows®, HP-UX, Solaris™, AIX®, Linux® 

*1: 1TB=1,000,000,000,000 bytes
*2: Data transfer rate would differ due to operating environment and conditions
*3: Partitioning feature will be available in Q1 of 2012
*4: Without cartridges
*5: Including preliminary information