The world’s first 8TB hard drive has been announced by storage solution company Seagate. The company claims that the new hardware product will provide scale-out data infrastructure with supersized-capacity, and is also proven to be energy efficient.
Seagate hopes to address users with a demand for more data storage in both private and cloud-based data hubs without having to spend too much by offering the world’s first 8TB HDD.
In partnership with Cleversafe, another storage solution company, Seagate hopes to provide users with an absolute lowest cost per TB in conjunction with delivering a reliable performance which is required for a massive scale application, all in a 3.5-inch HDD.
The new hard drive delivers bulk data storage solution for online content storage up to 8TB in a single slot. It is able to increase system capacity while using fewer components, hence lowering power consumption to conserve energy. It features a multi-drive RV tolerance that can handle enterprise-class performances workload. In addition, the drive is also incorporated with a SATA 6GB/s to further enhance data storing speeds economically.
Seagate 8TB HDD will be available to ship worldwide at the last quarter of 2014, and will be focused on enterprise businesses before rolling out to consumers at a later date.