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ML6010 tape library with LTO tape drive support

  • The ML6010 provides storage capacity via 41 slots.
  • With the purchase of 9U expansion modules, the ML6010 can expand to a ML6020 14U library with up to 133 slots, an ML6030 23U library with up to 225 slots, a 32U library with up to 317 slots, and a 41U library with up to 409 slots.
  • The ML6010 provides up to 102.5TB (with LTO-6 tape) native storage capacity via 41 slots.
  • With the purchase of 9U expansion modules, the ML6010 can expand to a ML6020 14U library with up to 332.5TB native capacity, an ML6030 23U library with up to 562.5TB native capacity, a 32U library with up to 792.5TB native capacity, and a 41U library with up to 1PB native capacity.
  • The ML6010 proactively monitors the status of all components and operations in the library. A history of library events maintained over time is correlated to provide failure prediction capabilities. The library will provide proactive notification of potential issues including an email notification feature.
  • A local user-friendly LCD interface allows you to easily, monitor, control, configure and service the library. While you are away, the ML6010 enables you to remotely administer all functions, including system status and logs, diagnostics and drive operations, as well as configuration and inventory management features.
  • Activation of the library-managed encryption feature supports privacy and regulatory compliance for your data utilizing centralized encryption key management.
  • Capacity on Demand allows you to instantly activate additional storage capacity as your data needs grow.
  • Optional Advanced Reporting available.
  • Support for Linear Tape File System Library Edition (LTFS LE).
Tech Specs
Feature Description
Slots 41 maximum, support for 6 mail slots and/or up to 4 dedicated cleaning slots
Drives One or two LTO 6Gbps SAS or 8Gbps Fibre Channel tape drives (Fibre Channel LTO-5 and LTO-6 only)
Partitioning Up to two logical library partitions
Encryption support AES-256 hardware encryption engine
LTO-7 tape 300MB/s native, 6TB native capacity, support for up to 2.5:1 compression
LTO-6 tape 160MB/s native, 2.5TB native capacity, support for up to 2.5:1 compression
LTO-5 tape 140MB/s native, 1.5TB native capacity, support for up to 2:1 compression
ML6010 tape library

Tape backup technology

Automated tape library
41 to 409 cartridges (41U config)
1-18 LTO tape drives (41U config)
5U, 14U and 23U base configurations
9U expansion module
32U and 41U configs available for configuration

Server compatibility

Dell and x86 IBM legacy, Lenovo and HP servers

Drive types

LTO-5 FC, LTO-5 SAS, LTO-6 FC, LTO-6 SAS, LTO-7 FC

Optional features

Optional Library Managed Encryption (LTO-4 and later generations)
Optional Advanced Reporting Available
Optional Capacity on Demand
Linear Tape File System (LTFS) support provides easy data access and management allowing easy file share; LTFS-LE software is available for purchase

Barcode reader

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Reliability

Tape Shelf Life: 30 years minimum (at 20°C, 40%RH)
Power: Redundant power supplies available
User Upgrades: Drives, capacity on demand second power supply, library managed encryption, advanced reporting
FRUs/CRUs: Power supplies, picker assembly, control electronics, hot-swap drives, RMU
Diagnostics: Embedded monitoring of major subsystems, self-diagnostics, policy-based email alerts, auto calibration, auto inventory, SNMP alerts via RMU
Additional Features: Automatic bar code reader, choice of automatic or manual drive cleaning

Operations

Configuration: Auto discovery and auto calibration for installed/added components (modules, tapes, drives)

Library management interface

Operator panel
Password-protected, context-sensitive LCD menu display with backlight
Displays library, drive and mailbox activity
Remote management: Remote Management Unit (RMU) with integrated web server
Operational status LED

Drive controllers

8 Gbps FC, 6 Gbps SAS (LTO-6 and earlier generations only)
Note: ML6000 will support any combination of LTO drives after point of sale. Dell recommends partitioning drives by generation for ease of media management.

Tape backup software

Dell NetVault® Backup
For additional tape backup software support such as Symantec and CommVault, visit the software vendor site for up-to-date support information.

Library Configurations

PowerVault ML6010 CM (5U)

Up to 41 cartridges
Up to 2 tape drives
Up to 6 import/export slots

PowerVault ML6020 CM (14U)

Up to 133 cartridges
Up to 6 tape drives
Up to 18 import/export slots

PowerVault ML6030 CM (23U)

Up to 225 cartridges
Up to 10 tape drives
Up to 30 import/export slots

PowerVault ML6000 EM (9U)

Up to 92 cartridges
Up to 4 tape drives
Up to 12 import/export slots

ML6000 - 32U Config

Up to 317 cartridges
Up to 14 tape drives
Up to 42 import/export slots

ML6000 - 41U Config

Up to 409 cartridges
Up to 18 tape drives
Up to 54 import/export slots

Chassis dimensions

PowerVault ML6010 CM (5U)

8.6" x 17.4" x 31.4" (21.9cm x 44.2cm x 79.8cm)
66 lb (30 kg)

PowerVault ML6020 CM (14U)

24.4" x 17.4" x 31.4" (61.9cm x 44.2cm x 79.8cm)
125 lb (56.8 kg)

PowerVault ML6030 CM (23U)

40.1" x 17.4" x 31.4" (101.9cm x 44.2cm x 79.8cm)
184 lb (83.6 kg)

Environmental operating conditions

Electrical: 100-240V
Altitude: 10,000 ft (9,144m)
Temperature: 10°C to 40°C (operating)
Humidity: 20-80% non-condensing (operating)

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ML6000 tape library expansion with LTO tape drive support

Provides up to 92 additional slots and 4 LTO drives

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ML6000 tape library expansion module with LTO tape drive support

  • The ML6000 expansion module provides up to an additional 92 slots and 4 LTO drives to an existing ML6000 library.
  • The ML6000 expansion modules enables the following configurations: an ML6020 14U library with up to 6 drives and 133 slots, an ML6030 23U library with up to 10 drives and 225 slots, a 32U library with up to 14 drives and 317 slots, and a 41U library with up to 18 drives and 409 slots.
  • The ML6000 tape library family proactively monitors the status of all components and operations in the library. A history of library events maintained over time is correlated to provide failure prediction capabilities. The library will provide proactive notification of potential issues including an email notification feature.
  • A local user-friendly LCD interface allows you to easily, monitor, control, configure and service the library. While you are away, the ML6000 tape library family enables you to remotely administer all functions, including system status and logs, diagnostics and drive operations, as well as configuration and inventory management features.
  • Activation of the library-managed encryption feature supports privacy and regulatory compliance for your data utilizing centralized encryption key management.
  • Capacity on Demand allows you to instantly activate additional storage capacity as your data needs grow.
  • Optional Advanced Reporting available.
  • Support for Linear Tape File System Library Edition (LTFS LE).
Tech Specs
Feature Description
Slots 92 maximum per 9U, support for 12 mail slots
Drives One to four LTO 6Gbps SAS or 8Gbps Fibre Channel tape drives per 9U (Fibre Channel LTO-5 and LTO-6 only)
Partitioning Up to four logical library partitions per 9U
Encryption support AES-256 hardware encryption engine
LTO-7 tape 300MB/s native, 6TB native capacity, support for up to 2.5:1 compression
LTO-6 tape 160MB/s native, 2.5TB native capacity, support for up to 2.5:1 compression
LTO-5 tape 140MB/s native, 1.5TB native capacity, support for up to 2:1 compression
ML6000 tape library

Tape backup technology

Automated tape library
41 to 409 cartridges (41U config)
1-18 LTO tape drives (41U config)
5U, 14U and 23U base configurations
9U expansion module
32U and 41U configs available for configuration

Server compatibility

Dell and x86 IBM legacy, Lenovo and HP servers

Drive types

LTO-5 FC, LTO-5 SAS, LTO-6 FC, LTO-6 SAS, LTO-7 FC

Optional features

Optional Library Managed Encryption (LTO-4 and later generations)
Optional Advanced Reporting Available
Optional Capacity on Demand
Linear Tape File System (LTFS) support provides easy data access and management allowing easy file share; LTFS-LE software is available for purchase

Barcode reader

Standard

Reliability

Tape Shelf Life: 30 years minimum (at 20°C, 40%RH)
Power: Redundant power supplies available
User Upgrades: Drives, capacity on demand second power supply, library managed encryption, advanced reporting
FRUs/CRUs: Power supplies, picker assembly, control electronics, hot-swap drives, RMU
Diagnostics: Embedded monitoring of major subsystems, self-diagnostics, policy-based email alerts, auto calibration, auto inventory, SNMP alerts via RMU
Additional Features: Automatic bar code reader, choice of automatic or manual drive cleaning

Operations

Configuration: Auto discovery and auto calibration for installed/added components (modules, tapes, drives)

Library management interface

Operator panel
Password-protected, context-sensitive LCD menu display with backlight
Displays library, drive and mailbox activity
Remote management: Remote Management Unit (RMU) with integrated web server
Operational status LED

Drive controllers

8 Gbps FC, 6 Gbps SAS (LTO-6 and earlier generations only)
Note: ML6000 will support any combination of LTO drives after point of sale. Dell recommends partitioning drives by generation for ease of media management.

Tape backup software

Dell NetVault® Backup
For additional tape backup software support such as Symantec and CommVault, visit the software vendor site for up-to-date support information.

Library Configurations

PowerVault ML6010 CM (5U)

Up to 41 cartridges
Up to 2 tape drives
Up to 6 import/export slots

PowerVault ML6020 CM (14U)

Up to 133 cartridges
Up to 6 tape drives
Up to 18 import/export slots

PowerVault ML6030 CM (23U)

Up to 225 cartridges
Up to 10 tape drives
Up to 30 import/export slots

PowerVault ML6000 EM (9U)

Up to 92 cartridges
Up to 4 tape drives
Up to 12 import/export slots

ML6000 - 32U Config

Up to 317 cartridges
Up to 14 tape drives
Up to 42 import/export slots

ML6000 - 41U Config

Up to 409 cartridges
Up to 18 tape drives
Up to 54 import/export slots

Chassis dimensions

PowerVault ML6010 CM (5U)

8.6" x 17.4" x 31.4" (21.9cm x 44.2cm x 79.8cm)
66 lb (30 kg)

PowerVault ML6020 CM (14U)

24.4" x 17.4" x 31.4" (61.9cm x 44.2cm x 79.8cm)
125 lb (56.8 kg)

PowerVault ML6030 CM (23U)

40.1" x 17.4" x 31.4" (101.9cm x 44.2cm x 79.8cm)
184 lb (83.6 kg)

Environmental operating conditions

Electrical: 100-240V
Altitude: 10,000 ft (9,144m)
Temperature: 10°C to 40°C (operating)
Humidity: 20-80% non-condensing (operating)

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