Seagate has announced the launch of NAS HDD 8TB, the highest-capacity drive. It has been optimized for RAID, Network-Attached Storage (NAS) and server storage.
The Seagate NAS HDD 8TB is the largest NAS optimized drive in the industry. It includes 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, & 8TB capacities that are designed to deliver up to 64TB in a single eight-bay desktop form factor. “QNAP is focused on delivering scalable and reliable NAS solutions to address these needs, giving users the confidence that their information is secure and available. The new Seagate NAS HDD 8TB will offer professionals a huge capacity with which to easily manage this growing amount of data,” said David Chiang, general manager of business division, QNAP Systems, Inc.
The Seagate NAS 8TB HDD can be used for number of NAS use cases like backup, recovery, print and file servers, multimedia storage, file sharing and virtualization. It offers 180TB/year Workload Rate Limit (WRL) and provides MTBF of 1 million hour.
Chad Chiang, product manager at Synology Inc said “NAS solutions are rapidly becoming the storage medium of choice for organizations with limited IT resources that need a quick and easy solution to manage their data. The new Seagate 8TB drives will give our customers incredible capacity to handle the huge volumes of data their users are creating and sharing.”
The frives come with a three-year limited warranty period. The Seagate NAS HDD 8TB will be widely available at the end of the current quarter.