We live in a data centric world and the fact is this is just the beginning. Technology is being infused in every object conceivable from cars, building to clothes to even cities sensors are placed to gather information and analyse them for the betterment of society. Storing all these information requires vast centres and state of the art storage components that do not take large footprints, being extremely competent in this field is non other in Western Digital.
The company’s news stackable storage the Ultrastar DC SS530 SAS SSD, is its highest-density drive and the fastest dual-port SAS SSD ever introduced in the market. What’s amazing is how WD doubled the capacity from the previous generation within the same 2.5-inch 15-mm form factor.
Developed in partnership with Intel, the Ultrastar DC SS530 is based on a the third-generation platform designed with a 12Gb/s SAS interface, and comes in capacities from 400GB to 15.36TB. It delivers up to 440,000 random read and 320,000 random write IOPS — providing rapid access to enterprise data for higher productivity and operational efficiency.
Western Digital is currently shipping the Ultrastar to select OEM customers with broader availability later this quarter. The new drive further expands Western Digital’s broad range of enterprise-class storage solutions, which include high-performance NVMe SSD devices, HelioSeal enterprise hard disk drives as well as SAS and SATA SSD devices, IntelliFlash all-flash arrays, ActiveScale object storage systems, and Ultrastar storage servers and platforms.