For small to medium business applications, the MSL4048 BL543A with LTO-5 tape library from HP is an excellent choice for all your unattended backup, archiving and disaster recovery data storage needs. The model BL543A hits the sweet spot in price and performance. It’s not the newest LTO-6, but it’s just one generation back, offering great pricing and savings.

MSL4048 StorageWorks BL543A

Drive Type2 LTO-5 Ultrium 3000 included
Number of Cartridge Slots48
Capacity144 TB Compressed 2:1 (72 TB Native)
Transfer Rate2.0 TB/hr compressed 2:1
Host Interface8 Gb Fibre Channel
Encryption CapabilityAES 256-bit
Form Factor4U
Includes remote management, removable magazines and bar code reader
RecordingLinear Serpentine
HP MSL4048 2 LTO-5 Ultrium 3000 Fibre Channel Tape Library

General MSL4048 Specifications:

StorageWorks MSL4048 tape library specifications include:

    • 2:1 compression
    • Support of LTO-3 Ultrium 920, LTO-3 Ultrium 960, LTO-4 Ultrium 1760 and LTO-4 Ultrium 1840, LTO-5 Ultrium 3000, LTO-5 Ultrium 3280 and LTO-6 C0H23A tape drive technology.
    • SCSI, SAS or FC interface support.
    • Upgradeable redundant power supply options.
    • AES 256-bit embedded hardware encryption.

      Model BL543A with 2 LTO-5 drives

      HP MSL4048

    • IPv6 and IPv4 network connection.
    • Media management features include a bar code reader and four 12-slot removable magazines.
    • Manage import and export tape cartridges with a configurable three-slot mail slot.
    • Web-based remote management interface.
    • Increase library capacity with available tool-free tape drive upgrades.


MSL4048 Pricing & Availability:

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