Affordable, high-capacity, energy-efficient enterprise HDD.

The Seagate® Enterprise Value HDD (formerly Constellation® CS) offers low-cost bulk storage designed for vast amounts of unstructured data in the cloud.

  • Affordable storage for 24×7 cloud data center replicated environments
  • Maximizes storage footprint with capacities up to 3TB for 114TB per square foot
  • Energy-efficient at under 8 watts (random read operating power) which averages 29% less than competing hard drives
  • Reliable enterprise rotational vibration tolerance and bad block management
  • Seagate Instant Secure Erase for secure, easy and cost-effective drive disposal or repurposing
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Affordable high-capacity storage for the cloud.

Seagate® Constellation® CS is the industry’s first capacity-optimized hard drive that’s perfect for cloud bulk storage.

Priced to fit your growing need for vast amounts of unstructured data storage with its 1, 2 and 3TB models, it’s the lowest $/GB enterprise-class hard drive on the market.

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Energy-efficient, enterprise-class cloud storage.

With the Constellation CS and its low-power envelope, you can rest easier knowing your hard drives are running cool. Plus, with Seagate® PowerChoice™ technology, you can save even more.

Reduce storage costs over the long term.

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Maximize ROI with Seagate Instant Secure Erase.

The Constellation CS with a Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) option and Seagate Instant Secure Erase reduces IT hard drive retirement costs. As required—and with a single keystroke—you can quickly and easily render the data on the drive completely unreadable and secure.

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Capacity to grow on.

Constellation® CS hard drives feature the highest capacities to meet the needs of scaleable burst performance in cloud infrastructures.

  • 1, 2 and 3TB models
  • 7200-RPM performance
  • SATA 6Gb/s interface
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Reliable, low-power and cost-effective storage.

Constellation CS hard drives feature consistent performance with low-power usage for the most economical means of storing exabytes of unstructured data in the cloud.

  • Enterprise-ready RV tolerance for multi-drive systems
  • Bad-block management (BBM)
  • Lowest power usage in a 3.5-inch form factor
  • 3-year limited warranty
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Secure and easy drive disposal.

Lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) with Seagate Instant Secure Erase technology for drive retirement or disposal.

  • Every day, thousands of terabytes of data leave data centers as old systems are retired
  • Seagate's Instant Secure Erase feature renders all data on the hard drive unreadable in a matter of seconds versus hours


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