Sep 27, 2016

Seagate Showcases Latest Enterprise SSD And HDD Portfolios At Open Data Center Summit 2016

Embracing the age of flash storage in an open environment

BEIJING, CHINA — Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a world leader in storage solutions, today showcased its latest and most advanced enterprise solid state drives at the Open Data Center Summit 2016 which is being held at the Beijing International Convention Center on September 27, 2016. The full range of products displayed includes the recently launched SSD solutions like 8TB Nytro® XP7200 NVMe SSD, 60TB SAS SSD, 2TB Nytro® XM1440 M.2 NVMe SSD, and Seagate enterprise HDD solutions including 8TB Archive HDD, Enterprise Performance HDD, and 10TB helium-based Enterprise Capacity 3.5 HDD. Seagate will also showcase an NVMe Over Fabrics Storage system technology, achieving millions of IOPs and providing extremely low latency storage to host applications. This technology demo utilizes Seagate NVMe SSDs, storage systems, and software.

According to market research firm Technavio, the data center market in China is expected to see rapid expansion, increasing at an estimated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of nearly 13 percent over the period 2016-2020.

The Open Data Center Summit 2016, themed “Collaborate with Openness and Innovation,” is a platform for communications in the data center field organized by the Open Data Center Committee. The Summit invites industry leaders to discuss the latest technology trends, and provides an authoritative guide for China’s data center industry. It aims to promote an active, highly-efficient and competitive data center.

Tony Afshary, Seagate’s director of product marketing & ecosystem solutions for flash products, attended the summit and delivered a keynote speech themed “Seagate Flash Storage Strategy Accelerates Flash Adoption with the Highest Speed, Highest Capacity And Largest Density,” outlining Seagate’s latest flash products and global flash storage strategies.

“The large volumes of data created by enterprises utilizing the latest high performance computing and Internet technologies, has spurred demand for highly-efficient storage devices and data management products, providing great opportunities for corporate storage solutions, and highlighting the importance of enterprise SSDs,” said Afshary. “As a world leader in storage solutions, Seagate is dedicated to managing this deluge of data and is strategically cooperating with many of China’s top enterprises. We are committed to offering the best solutions for hyper-scale data centers seeking the latest, fastest, and most sustainable flash technology, that keep our partners and clients at the front of data management.”

Seagate showcased the full range of leading flash products including the newly launched 8TB Nytro XP7200 NVMe SSD, the fastest in the world at 10 Gigabytes per second, 60TB SAS SSD, the largest in the world, and 2TB Nytro XM1440 M.2 NVMe SSD, the highest density enterprise M.2 in the world, which together highlight Seagate’s professional and technical experience in high performance SSD storage from capacity and speed.

As the latest addition to the Seagate Nytro SSD product line, the 2TB Nytro XM1440 M.2 NVMe SSD is designed to accelerate enterprise data access, with twice the density of prior M.2 NVMe environments, and can reach performance levels as high as 30,000 input/output operations per second (IOPS) per watt, enabling high levels of computing in the smallest power envelope and helping datacenter save precious space while increasing capacity density; The 60TB SAS SSD features twice the density and four times the capacity of the next highest-capacity SSD available today, featuring a single controller architecture to deliver the lowest cost per gigabyte for flash available today; the 8TB Nytro XP7200 NVMe SSD features a single PCIe interface for high-speed data transfers and four separate controllers, accommodating the hyper-scale needs of today’s data centers seeking to easily grow with their data without losing the ability to quickly access and process it.

Liu Jia, Seagate’s senior engineer, delivered a seminar speech entitled “Seagate’s New Generation Large Capacity HDD Helps To Further Lower TCO In Database Server” to introduce the latest NVMe over Fabric solution and high performance HDD’s application in OCDD. Attendees at the show were invited to visit Seagate’s booth T3 to gain a better understanding of Seagate’s industry-leading flash storage solutions.

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