Toshiba High Reliability 8 TB Hard Drive.
Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) has launched the MG Series of Hard Disk Drives. The inaugural offering provides a substantial capacity of 8TB of storage for the needs of business critical servers and shared storage systems. This hard drive is the first Toshiba 8 TB SATA 6.0Gbit/s capacity-optimized storage for the enterprise, making it the largest storage capacity product produced by Toshiba. This new 8 TB model improves operational efficiency and performance, meeting the needs of software-defined storage infrastructures, cloud and disk-based backup and data protection solutions, virtual desktop interface (VDI); email servers, data-protection and other business-critical systems use-cases; public and private cloud storage; software defined storage; business critical servers; business critical storage systems (including NAS and SAN); disk-based backup systems (including cloud-scale data protection); data archives and digital records storage; and SMB servers and storage platforms.
The 8TB SATA HDD is designed for 24 x 7 operation, 550TB transfer-per-year and an impressive 2,000,000-hour MTTF rating and is the first Toshiba Enterprise capacity SATA model to support the new industry-standard host-initiated power-disable feature for improved device management capability.