Seagate has announced the Seagate NAS HDD, a drive custom-built for always-on, one- to five-bay NAS systems. Engineered with performance and reliability in mind, the new drives are available in multiple capacity points including a 4TB option, and strong industry support from nine NAS system partners.
The drive now enables NAS systems, such as those utilized in homes and SMBs, to provide up to 20TB of data in a five-bay NAS array. And with over 30% capacity improvement over competitive offerings, the NAS HDD 4TB drive delivers the highest capacity available on the market.
Built to provide up to 10% performance advantage, over the competition for 24x7 NAS applications, the NAS HDD is engineered for performance in always on applications and can support multiple HD video streams and user profiles. The drive boasts near silent acoustics operating below the range of audible sound for the human ear with as low as 1.9 bels, providing optimized acoustics for the home or SMB environment. It also features Seagate’s NASWorks technology which improves drive reliability by supporting features that limit drive vibrations and support extended error recovery controls for better data integrity.
Seagate NAS HDDs are built and tested to provide industry-leading performance for small NAS systems. Key features of the NAS HDD include: