The HPE LTO-5 Ultrium 3000 represents Hewlett Packard Enterprise's fifth-generation of LTO tape drive technology capable of storing up to 3TB per cartridge while providing enterprise tape drive monitoring and management capabilities with HPE TapeAssure and AES 256-bit hardware data encryption easy-to-enable security to protect the most sensitive data and prevent unauthorized access of tape cartridges. Capable of data transfer rates up to 1TB/Hour. HPE's exclusive Data Rate Matching feature further optimizes performance by matching speed of host to keep drives streaming and increase the reliability of the drive and media. HPE LTO Ultrium half-height drives are designed for server customers in direct attached storage (DAS) environments. For IT organizations with stringent, long-term data retention requirements, the Ultrium 3000's WORM (Write-Once, Read-Many) data protection feature offers a simple and secure method for archiving records as part of a compliance solution to meet the toughest of industry regulations. The Ultrium 3000 provides investment protection with full read and write backward support with LTO-4 media, and the ability to read LTO-3 cartridge.