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The Fujitsu Storage ETERNUS LT40 S2 combines exceptional storage density and up to 360 TB of compressed capacity in a compact 2U form factor. Highly automated and remote operation enables usage without on-site experts. The pay-as-you-grow concept provides high investment protection. The LTO technology features high speed, low cost and hardware encryption.

Features & Benefits

Features Benefits
High Density Tape Automation
  • Ultra-compact product with up to 24 slots in two height units
  • Up to two LTO drives with SAS or Fibre Channel interface

  • Ensures user-friendly and secure backup and archiving
  • Minimizes administration efforts while saving time and money
  • SAS interface allows flexible storage architecture at relatively low cost
  • High data throughput reduces dramatically the backup time
Broad Scalability and Flexibility
  • Upgradeability from 12 to 24 slots via software license
  • Partitioning via license key

  • Easy upgrade to the needed storage capacity provides high investment protection
  • Makes it easier to separate different LTO generations, avoids undesired incompatible media loads
  • Build up two independent libraries out of one system
Easy Management
  • Remote management utility and user friendly operator panel
  • Mail slot
  • Barcode reader

  • Automatism help to decrease the error rate of backup processes
  • Easy administration enables configuration and diagnostic
  • Quick input and output of up to three cartridges
  • Short initialization time thanks to slot barcodes, also with unoccupied data slots
Data Security
  • Encrypts data autonomously with hardware encryption through LTO drive
  • Supports WORM media

  • Minimizes performance impact for encryption
  • Guarantees high data security
  • Fulfills compliance regulations

Technical details

TypeTape system with LTO technology
Drive typeLTO-5
Total capacity native18 - 36 TB
30 - 60 TB
72 - 144 TB
Number of slots12 − 24
Number of tape drives1 FH / 1 - 2 HH
Tape system interfaceSAS
Fibre Channel

For further information please see

Data Sheet: ETERNUS LT40 S2

Case Studies

Press Release

  • Munich, January 28, 2016
    Fujitsu Optimizes Long-term Data Retention on Tape

    With the introduction of the latest Linear Tape Open (LTO) generation for FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS LT tape systems, Fujitsu continues its pledge to radically simplify backup and archiving with business-centric solutions. The systems provide affordable, scalable and reliable long-term data retention on tape, for example in conjunction with the recently launched FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS CS200c S2 / CS800 S6 Data Protection Appliance.

  • Munich, June 24, 2015
    Petabyte-scale ETERNUS LT260 Tape Library Combines Exceptionally High Data Capacity with Performance and Security

    Fujitsu today extends by a further 350 percent the capacity of its petabyte-scale expandable edition of the ETERNUS LT tape library, and adds additional security enhancements. First launched in November 2014, the FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS LT260 combines the flexible scalability and excellent automated and remote management capabilities that mid-sized companies and large data centers need for highly efficient handling of fast-growing backup and archive volumes. This also makes it the first choice as a storage backend solution to Fujitsu’s ETERNUS CS8000 Unified Data Protection Appliance.

  • Munich, October 07, 2014
    Petabyte-scale ETERNUS LT260 Tape Library Combines Performance with Exceptionally High Data Capacity

    Fujitsu today introduces a new Petabyte-scale expandable edition of its ETERNUS LT tape library that combines performance with exceptionally high data storage density, making it ideally suited to both short-term back-up plus longer-term archiving deployments.

  • Munich, March 19, 2013
    Fujitsu Doubles Capacity with New ETERNUS LT Tape Libraries

    Fujitsu today announces that ETERNUS LT Tape Libraries now maximize capacity and speed of retrieval of backed-up or archived data at a significantly lower media cost than using disk storage alone, thanks to supporting the latest generation of standardized Linear Tape-Open technology, LTO-6.

Support Packs

Support Pack OptionsAvailable in major business areas:
9x5, Next Business Day Onsite Response Time
9x5, 4h Onsite Response Time
24x7, 4h Onsite Response Time
Recommended Service24x7, Onsite Response Time: 4h


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