Western Digital announces a new, high-capacity 10TB hard drives which is designed for enterprise usage. The WD Gold 10TB data center hard drives features HelioSeal helium technology for high capacity, power efficient storage for datacenter environments.
Applications for this new WD Gold ranges from small to medium scale enterprise servers and storage, to rack-mount datacenter servers and storage enclosure. WD promises to reduce the “Total Cost of Ownership” with existing WD Gold 8TB drives users with 8% operating power reduction while delivering 25% more capacity.
WD Gold 10TB datacenter hard drives provide:
- Improved power efficiency – HelioSeal Technology delivers lower power with an increase in capacity. Power efficiency (watts/TB) during operation is improved up to 26 percent over the WD Gold 8TB drive.
- Better performance – Up to 21 percent sequential performance improvement over WD Gold 8TB datacenter drives •
- High reliability – WD Gold drives incorporate best-of-breed design, manufacturing and test processes to achieve one of the highest reliability ratings in the industry – 2.5 million hours MTBF (8TB and 10TB offerings)
- Dedicated Premium Support Line– Western Digital offers a 24/7 premium support line for WD Gold drive customers and can be reached at U.S.: (855) 559-3733; International: +80055593733.