Western Digital is taking its hard drive business very seriously, committed in providing the best storage solution in the world, the company also wants to add colour to its often monochrome business. The company recently announced an expansion of its color portfolio of hard drives with a new WD Gold datacenter hard drives which can be used for small- to medium-scale enterprise servers and storage, and rack-mount datacenter servers and storage enclosures.
The highly purpose-driven designs by datacenters require complex configuration, the WD Gold hard drives offer high-capacity configuration of up to 8TB that offers HelioSeal helium-technology for performance, ideal capacity per square foot, power efficiency and low power consumption for datacenter environments. They feature an optimised design with an 8TB option that can reduce the total cost of ownership of servers and storage systems, benefiting IT administrators who are challenged with growing storage capacity needs on limited budgets. A premium dedicated support line for customers worldwide will be accorded as well.
“Western Digital has a proven history of providing award-winning purpose-driven products for unique requirements of each application environment, like WD Red, WD Purple and WD Blue drives,” said Brendan Collins vice president of product marketing, Western Digital Corporation. “WD Gold is a pinnacle part of the color portfolio strategy and another step in creating optimized drives for the markets we serve. Our continued goal is to deliver the most competitive and reliable solutions on the market.”
They are available in 8TB, 6TB and 4TB