Seagate IronWolf NAS drives arrive just in time for a data-led COVID-19 recovery
11:33 | 30/03/2021 Print Article
Seagate Technology, a world leader in data storage and management solutions, announced an update to the IronWolf Pro Network Attached Storage (NAS) drive line, aimed at home and small office environments, with a new 18TB capacity HDD.
|Seagate updates its IronWolf Pro NAS drive portfolio with new 18TB HDD |
The new 18TB IronWolf Pro drives deliver unrivalled speed, capacity, and stamina to bring reliable, scalable, and consistent performance to NAS solutions.
This drive is specifically designed and optimised for NAS with AgileArray firmware built on top of CMR technology, delivering consistent RAID performance while enabling multiple simultaneous users. The drive offers a high workload rate limit (WRL) of 300TB a year, allowing users to stream, backup, and access more of their NAS data. It also offers a 250MB/s Sustained Transfer Rate, making it the highest capacity and fastest IronWolf drive in the pack.
IronWolf Pro HDDs offer IronWolf Health Management for compatible NAS systems and a five-year limited warranty. The new 18TB IronWolf Pro HDD is available this month for $608.99.
Meiji Chang, general manager of QNAP Systems, Inc., commented, "In the unyielding pursuit of innovation, Seagate renews its IronWolf Pro product portfolio, delivering uncompromised endurance and unparalleled performance for versatile QNAP NAS and external storage products. Our ongoing collaboration with Seagate ensures that QNAP customers always enjoy an optimised user experience with superior reliability."
"ASUSTOR Inc. is excited for Seagate's all-new 18TB IronWolf Pro hard drives,” said Pin-Hao Huang, product manager of ASUSTOR. "These new drives enable higher capacities where demand for data storage is greater than ever, while maintaining the high-performance Seagate is known for."