2014/ 05 /28

Toshiba Digital Media Network Taiwan Corporation (TDMT)., a committed technology leader, announces the MC04ACA series, Toshiba’s first enterprise capacity hard disk drive (HDD) designed for servers supporting cloud-based applications and analytic workloads. With a 3.5-inch form factor, the MC04ACA series delivers up to 5TB[ ] of storage with 7,200 rotations per minute (RPM) performance, making the MC series suitable for workloads and storage requirements generated by cloud computing.

The MC04ACA series is available in 2TB, 3TB, 4TB, and 5TB capacities and supports cloud use-case workloads of up to 180TB transferred per year. The MC04ACA series supports 1TB per platter areal density, thus saving rack space and reducing the footprint and operational burden of cloud workload servers and storage systems. With up to 5TB storage capacity per host connection, the newest Toshiba HDD series boosts capacity per SATA port and enables fewer disks to handle the same storage capacity, reducing power and cooling costs on a per TB basis compared to lower capacity models. The new series also boasts 6Gbit/s SATA interface speeds and Advanced Format sector technology, allowing compatibility with legacy applications and operating environments using aligned writes
“Our customers need efficient, high-capacity storage for their cloud-based servers and storage platforms,” said Mr. Kashiwabara, Senior Manager of Marketing Sec., Toshiba Digital Media Network Taiwan Corporation.. “With capacity points up to 5TB and 7200rpm performance, the Toshiba MC Series delivers the capabilities that today’s scale-out cloud architecture and use-cases require.”