Seagate Fuels Data Hungry Enterprise Customers With Wide Portfolio Of Capacious 8TB HDDs
Starting with the Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD, this 8TB uses conventional magnetic recording and boasts a 100 percent performance increase over Seagate's previous generation offering. Seagate sees this drive as a high capacity and reliable option for
The Seagate 8TB Enterprise NAS HDD is built to scale. It provides a third more storage density for any tower or rack mount solution compared to the previous 6TB generation drive, which means customers can deploy fewer drives and save on power.
Finally, the 8TB Kinetic drive is a solution that focuses on total cost of ownership (TCO) by emphasizing scaled out storage and rapid deployment in data centers, Seagate says. It uses Shingled Magnetic Recording for archiving chores, and when combined with the Kinetic Open Storage platform, it can result in lower all-around costs for customers.
Seagate has already begun sampling these new 8TB drives to select customers. Widespread availability will come later this year, though there's no word on pricing yet.