Toshiba has announced new enterprise performance hard disk drives (HDD) with speed and capacity improvements for mission-critical servers and storage systems.
A 2.4TB device offers approximately a 33% increase in maximum capacity from the 1.8TB of its predecessor in the AL14SE Series. The drives also deliver an approximately 15% increase in the sustained data rate, pushing it to 260MiB/s.
The AL15SE Series of 10,500RPM 2.5-inch drives features a 12Gbits/s SAS interface. A 4K native (4Kn) model and 512 emulation (512e) model, are available in 600GB, 900GB, 1.2TB, 1.8TB and 2.4TB capacities.
“These improvements in capacity and speed contribute to higher capacities and performance improvements in servers and storage systems”, said Toshiba.
The 512 native (512n) drive optimized for legacy applications and hypervisor environment is available in 300GB, 600GB, 900GB and 1.2TB capacities.
Toshiba also offers variants supporting Sanitize Instant Erase (SIE), which realizes fast invalidation of data recorded on the disks, allowing for efficient disposal and reuse.
Sample shipments of the AL15SE Series have started. Click here for Press release.