Elemental storage building blocks for every datacenter.

Datacenter Hard Drives

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High-density performance storage for demanding applications. Durable capacity storage for high-availability deployments. Optimal storage for NAS and scale-out architectures. Cost-effective, energy-efficient HDD cold-storage solution.
 
Designed For High performance computing solutions, and mission-critical environments. SAS Datacenter storage, NAS/SAN, surveillance and cloud storage. Bulk cloud storage, replicated environments, content delivery networks (CDNs), SMB to high-end network attached storage (NAS) , entry level servers, backup and archiving. Datacenter archive storage, cold storage servers, tape library disk layer, tape library replacement and VTL replacement.
Capacity 300 GB - 900 GB 250 GB - 4 TB 1 TB - 4 TB 6.x TB (Mean Capacity)
Interface SAS 6 Gb/s SAS 6 Gb/s
SATA 6 Gb/s
SATA 3 Gb/s
SATA 6 Gb/s SATA 6 Gb/s
MTBF 2.0 M hours 1.2 M - 1.4 M hours 800 K - 1 M hours 500 K hours
Workload Unlimited 550 TB per year 180 TB per year 60 TB per year
Format 512n 512n Advanced Format (AF) Advanced Format (AF)
Cache 32 MB 32 MB and 64 MB 64 MB and 128 MB 64 MB
Form Factor 2.5-inch
3.5-inch
3.5-inch 3.5-inch 3.5-inch
Limited Warranty 5-year 5-year 5-year 3-year