The PowerVault Series has selections from a single direct attached JBOD MD12xx supporting 12 drives to 24 drives, connecting to a PERC H810 controller or connecting up to the high-performance 38xx Series, which supports 1-10 Gbe-T iSCSI and 16 GB fibre and up to 192 drives. Available drive options include NL SAS, SAS, and SSD in both the SFF and LFF form factor. Sizes range from 146 GB 15K rpm to 1.8 TB 10K rpm, to 2 TB 7.2K rpm with host attachments from 4 to 64 depending on the controller.
Dell PowerVault Tape Backup:
Dell EMC PowerVault has offerings ranging from a 1U desktop system supporting 1 LTO drive and 9 cartridge slots up to a ML6000, which scales to 409 cartridge slots drives and 18 drives.
- PowerVault Tape TL1000 Desk Top, 1U, 9 slot, 1 drive
- PowerVault TL2000 Tape Library, 2U, 24 Slot, 1 or 2 drives
- PowerVault TL4000 Tape Library, 4U, 48 slot, 4 drives
The ML 6030 is further scalable by adding expansion units to the 409 slot, 18 drive capacity within 1 footprint. LTO technology for the PowerVault currently spans from LTO 4 through LTO 7.