In a frame of the company’s initiative to “Stop Storage Waste” and as a part of its Axiom system, Pillar Data Systems, the provider of Application-Aware storage systems, makes 2 terabyte SATA drives available to the enterprise market.
The new drives push the Axiom’s overall usable capacity to over 1.6 petabytes per system, while driving down overall power consumption by 50 percent and space consumption by 2X.
Xyratex has announced support for Hitachi GST’s enterprise-class 7,200 RPM 2TB offering, the Ultrastar A7K2000 hard disk drive. The company claims new Hitachi’s drive have been fully integrated into Xyratex’s family of storage systems. The Ultrastar A7K2000 will be available for Xyratex products over the next quarter.
WD has expanded its enterprise family of hard drives to include the next-generation 2 TB capacity.
The company says it is the largest and only 2 TB enterprise-class hard drive shipping today. Combining 64 MB cache, dual processors, and increased areal density, the RE4-GP hard drives yield twice the processing power – and produce a 25 per cent performance improvement – over the previous generation.