HGST launches Ultrastar 7K4000 4 TB hard drive

The newly formed HGST company (formerly known as Hitachi Global Storage Technologies and now part of Western Digital) has announced the world’s first 4TB enterprise-grade hard drive family – the HGST Ultrastar 7K4000.

Apart from the monstrous capacity the new drive also supports 512e advanced format and 2 million hours of mean time before failure, which makes the new Ultrastar 7K4000 the perfect solution for 24 x 7 enterprise applications such as big data, cloud computing, data warehousing, video-on-demand, disk-to-disk backup, and massive scale-out storage implementations.

Hitachi Ultrastar hard drive

Thanks to its huge capacity now all kinds of companies can make use of 2.4 PB of storage in the footprint of a standard 19-inch storage rack by stacking ten 4U, 60-bay enclosures.

Apart from the 4 TB capacity the Ultrastar 7K4000 also supports SATA 3.0 and sports a 64 MB cache buffer.

The HGST Ultrastar 7K4000 is now available in limited quantities but pricing is unknown.


Source: PC Launches

Related posts

NEC intros 24-inch P241W e-IPS panel LCD monitor

NEC Display Solutions today debuts the new MultiSync P Series monitors, which promises reliable, accurate screen performance at a budget-friendly price. The first monitor in the line is the new MultiSync P241W desktop monitor which has e-IPS panel with 1920 x 1200 native resolution,  a 1000:1...

AMD Demos Upcoming Six-core “Istanbul” Server Processor

Advanced Micro Devices announced it recently completed live public demonstrations of its upcoming six-core 45nm AMD Opteron™ processor, codenamed “Istanbul.” Scheduled to launch in the second half of this year, “Istanbul” is expected to be the only x86 six-core...

AMD introduces next generation GPU family

AMD’s GPU14 Tech Day convention in Hawaii has finally produced the main event of the entire undertaking – the US chip company has finally introduced its next generation GPU family. This is AMD’s first GPU family that deviates from the rather popular “Radeon HD XXXX” naming...

Leave a comment