Seagate announces 60TB SAS SSD for enterprise data centers
Seagate has announced a new flash product offering aimed at enterprise data centers 60 terabyte (TB) Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) solid-state-drive (SSD).
The 60TB SAS SSD, along with the 8TB Nytro XP7200 NVMe SSD, are the newest additions to Seagate’s data center portfolio. According to Seagate, the 60TB SSD can accommodate 400 million photos on a typical social media platform, or 12,000 DVD movies. It features a single controller architecture and a simplified configuration process accommodating “hot” and “cold” data, enabling data centers to use the same enterprise HDD 3.5 inch storage form factor.
The 60TB SAS SSD is currently a demonstration technology and is anticipated to arrive some time in 2017.