PowerVault TL1000 Tape Autoloader

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Simple, reliable backup at minimal cost.

Automate backups and save time with an affordable, high-density tape autoloader featuring a compact 1U design and remote management.

PowerVault TL1000 Tape Autoloader


PowerVault TL1000 Tape Autoloader

  • Subtotal $960030
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  • Network interface
    ADI T-10
    Ethernet RJ-45
    IPv6 Phase 1 & 2 Ready and DoD APL


  • Library-managed encryption is only available on LTO-6 and later generation TL1000 tape libraries.
    Library-managed encryption enabled PowerVault TL1000 tape libraries can be purchased at point of sale only. Library-managed encryption cannot be enabled on existing TL1000 tape libraries and the feature cannot be purchased after point of sale.

Environmental Operating Conditions

  • Temperature
    50 to 100.4 degrees F, 10 to 38 degrees C
    Humidity (operating)
    20% to 80% RH (non-condensing)


  • 1U form factor
    Height: 44 mm (1.73 in)
    Width (chassis/bezel): 445 mm (17.52 in)/483 mm (19.02 in)
    Length: 850 mm (33.46 in)
    Weight: 13 kg (28.66 lb)
    Orientation: Horizontal only


  • There are two user interfaces:

    - Operator Control Panel. Located on the front of the PV TL1000 tape library, the user can use the LCD panel to check system status, run diagnostics, view system logs, check and set configurations, verify drive operations, run an inventory and manage the system.

    - Remote Web Management. The web-based administration can be accessed via a 10/100 BASE-T connection through any standard web browser. The user can check system status, view system logs, check and set configurations, verify drive operations, run an inventory and manage the system. In addition, the user can upgrade the drive and library firmware via the Remote Management Unit (RMU).

Tape Backup Technology

  • LTO specifications are an open format designed for interoperability
    Investment protection is assured through backwards compatibility

    LTO-8 reads 1 generation back; LTO-5, LTO-6 and LTO-7 reads 2 generations back
    Each LTO generation writes 1 generation back

    Linear Tape File System (LTFS) support provides easy data access and management allowing easy file share; LTFS-LE software is available for purchase

Library Configurations

  • Rack mount standard

Barcode Reader

  • Standard
PowerVault TL1000 Tape Autoloader - Easy, automated backup

Easy, automated backup

With remote management and time-saving automation, the PowerVault TL1000 autoloader is an ideal choice to simplify large or frequent backups.
  • Convenient remote management — Monitor and manage from anywhere using a web-based browser.
  • Time-saving automation — Eliminate the need to manually load and unload single tape cartridges to save time and reduce the risk for error.
  • Fast installation — Simply unpack and rack the unit, connect the SAS cable, load tape media and power on the TL1000 to get started.
  • Seamless integration — Easily integrate the TL1000 into your network and use it with Windows or Linux® operating systems.


PowerVault TL1000 Tape Autoloader - Dependable, high-capacity storage

Dependable, high-capacity storage

Deploy a reliable backup solution with exceptional storage density and efficiency.
  • Back up more data in less space with nine cartridges in a compact 1U chassis.
  • Efficiently add or remove cartridges with the removable tape magazine and support continuous operation when inserting or removing cartridges with the I/O station.
  • Deploy a certified, tested and validated solution compatible with PowerEdge servers and select storage devices and supported by common independent software vendor (ISV) packages.
  • Support lights-out operations for unattended, automated backup.

Cost effective and future ready

Help reduce acquisition, administration and service costs with an affordable, future-ready solution.

  • Minimize acquisition expenses with cost-effective hardware, media and software.
  • Ensure long-term value providing forward compatibility to protect your investments.
  • Help lower administration costs with fast bulk loading and unloading of tapes using removable magazines.
PowerVault TL1000 Tape Autoloader - Cost effective and future ready

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