Seagate unveils new Cloud and enterprise solutions

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Seagate unveils new Cloud and enterprise solutions Seagate: "Seagate will drive the industry's ability to manage hyperscale computing demands, improve energy efficiency, and enhance everywhere availability of data."
By  Helen Gaskell Published  September 14, 2014

Seagate has announced a new Cloud Systems and Solutions group (CSS), which aims to deliver the world's most scalable, secure, and efficient Cloud service architectures and solutions.

The company has also unveiled its eighth-generation enterprise hard drive portfolio and expanded PCIe Flash Accelerator Cards.

"Seagate's CSS product update will include offerings in four focus areas: Integrated High Performance Computing solutions, Scalable, modular components and solutions, Custom systems for OEMs and Cloud Backup/Restore, Disaster Recovery and Rapid Archive Storage solutions. Seagate will drive the industry's ability to manage hyperscale computing demands, improve energy efficiency, and enhance everywhere availability of data." Seagate said in a statement.  

Other updates the company announced include: the new Seagate EVault Enterprise Backup and Recovery Appliance, which now accommodates up to 100TB of usable capacity; and the Seagate ClusterStor 9000 solution, a fully integrated Lustre-based scale-out solution designed for HPC and Big Data customers and delivers 50% higher performance than previous ClusterStor platforms.

New drives introduced today include: the Seagate Enterprise Capacity HDD, a 2TB 2.5 enterprise-class nearline drive; Seagate Enterprise Performance 15K HDD with increased drive performance and double the capacity of the last generation; and the Seagate Enterprise Performance 10K HDD Capacity.

All mission critical drives now feature Seagate's TurboBoost enhanced caching technology and all enterprise drive families are now integrated with the latest in SAS technology, offering scalable 12Gb/s throughput to and from the host.

Also new is the Nytro XP6302 card that delivers high PCIe flash capacity with competitive performance characteristics in a half-height form factor; and a second expansion to the Nytro portfolio the XP6209 card adds a new 1.86TB capacity point doubling the capacity. 

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