Dec 02, 2014

New Seagate NAS HDD Delivers Enterprise-Class Solutions For Small And Medium Businesses

Enterprise NAS HDD offers Added Peace of Mind with Five Year Warranty and Data Recovery Services

CUPERTINO, Calif. — Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX) today announced its new Enterprise NAS HDD – a high capacity drive targeting businesses seeking to optimize their computing for performance and reliability using Network Attached Storage (NAS) systems. With enterprise reliability and NAS optimized performance in up to 16-bays, the Enterprise NAS drive is available in capacities up to an industry-leading 6TB, and is designed to perform at high levels even under demanding workloads and in environments that call for global availability and 24x7 accessibility.

“As the industry moves deeper into the cloud era, all businesses need solutions that enable applications to be accessed anywhere at any time,” said Scott Horn, Seagate vice president of marketing. “With our portfolio of NAS products, we can effectively target the needs of all types of businesses and scale with them as they grow in size. These drives are tailored to the requirements of businesses, ensuring customers have choices so they are only paying for the features they need.”

Available in 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6TB capacities, Seagate Enterprise NAS HDD can deliver up to 96TBs in one 16-bay rackmount or tower form factor. With a 50 percent capacity advantage over competitive offerings, the Enterprise NAS HDD 6TB drive delivers the highest capacity available on the market. Using RV sensor technology, the Enterprise NAS HDD can also sustain performance streaming and random read/write workloads for growing business data needs, intrinsically adjusting and compensating based on usage.

“QNAP constantly strives to provide business users with reliable and scalable NAS solutions for storage, backup, iSCSI and virtualization applications, and many other practical business applications,” said Meiji Chang, general manager of QNAP Systems, Inc. “Seagate’s Enterprise NAS HDD allows us to deliver a compelling and cost-effective NAS offering that meets the capacity, performance, availability and reliability requirements of our end customers.”

In the event of a failure, be it environmental, human error, or accident, the Enterprise NAS HDD is supported by Seagate’s own Rescue Data Recovery plans (optional), which provide end-to-end protection enabling industry-leading data recovery with more than a 90 percent success rate. The plans also cover NAS HDDs targeting the SOHO and prosumer NAS market and Surveillance HDDs targeting video surveillance systems.

Seagate Enterprise NAS HDD key features include:

  • Rescue Data Recovery options for that extra peace of mind
  • 5 year limited warranty for long-term protection
  • RAID Rebuild technology for reduced downtime
  • Error Recovery Control for data accuracy and protection
  • RV Sensor for detecting and compensating for vibrational disturbances
  • 7200-RPM

Attend a Live Webinar with Seagate and QNAP experts to Learn More about Enterprise NAS

For more information on Seagate’s new Enterprise NAS HDDs please join Seagate and QNAP for a webinar at 9:00am PT, December 4, 2014. The discussion will address features and benefits of enterprise NAS HDD, differences from consumer NAS drives and where the new Enterprise NAS HDDs fit in Seagate’s overall NAS portfolio.

Two webinar registrants will walk away with a NAS solution including the new Enterprise NAS HDD and Enclosure. Click below to register:

For North American Region:  9am PT / 17:00 GMT

For European Region (English Speaking):  7am PT / 15:00 GMT

In addition to QNAP, Seagate’s Enterprise NAS HDD will be used in solutions manufactured by the other top players addressing the mid-range NAS market.

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