Description

Performance You Need, Versatility You Want, Affordability You Demand
• Accelerates I/O operations and completes more transactions faster—even during peak demand
• At 900GB, stores 50% more mission-critical data than any other 15K HDD
• Optimizes TCO with higher capacity at lower cost than high-performance alternatives
• Delivers more predictable performance (up to 27% SDR over previous generation1) while helping to protect data from corruption due to unexpected power loss
• Supports all drive formats including 512 native and a single Fast Format™ model for advanced formats (4Kn and 512e) that simplifies HDD management
• Industry-leading read caching with TurboBoost™ technology for optimum response times—perfect for OLTP applications
• Advanced Write Caching feature utilizing enhanced algorithms for the industry’s highest mission-critical storage workload performance efficiencies
• Uses traditional NAND and advanced algorithms to promote hot data and achieve performance improvement (up to 2.6× improvements over last generation1)
• Enables high density with power efficiency due to lower power and cooling requirements—ideal for space- and power-constrained enterprise data centers
• Widely accepted, proven sixth-generation technology for reliable access to demanding high performance applications.

Best-Fit Applications
• High-performance, mission-critical enterprise servers requiring 24×7 availability
• Highly reliable blade, pedestal, rack and tower servers
• Transaction-based applications, like OLTP, databases, HPC and big data analytics
• Power- and space-constrained data centers
• Compliance and data security initiatives