WD begins shipping 22TB capacity HDDs

The WD firm has announced the launch of its new 22 TB HDDs, available in three clearly differentiated models: WD Red Pro, WD Purple Pro and WD Gold. As you may have guessed, all three are aimed at the professional sector, but they have clearly differentiated recommended use profilesSo let’s find out.

WD Red Pro series HDDs are specialized for NAS, which means they give their best inside a NAS equipment. They work seamlessly in NAS with up to 24 bays, and feature the NASware 3.0 technologyintegrated by a multi-axis sensor with error recovery functions that helps reduce the failure rate in storage units when they work in RAID.

The WD Purple Pro series of HDDs are aimed at the video surveillance market, they are designed to work seamlessly with up to 64 HD camera streams and with up to 32 AI streaming sourceswithstand a duty cycle of up to 550TB per year and have a speed of 7,200 RPM.

Finally we have the WD Gold Enterprise, which is aimed at the IT sector and data centers, that is, at the “top” of the professional sector. They have advanced power failure protection features, are compatible with Windows, Windows Server and Linux, come with 512MB cache and also have a rotational speed of 7,200 RPM.

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It is important to note that this type of storage unit They are designed to store large amounts of data and very large files., they do not stand out especially for their speed or their access times. If our priority is those points we should look for an SSD. These units will be priced at $599.99, 589 euros.

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