Coinciding with the 2023 NAB Show starting this weekend, Seagate has come out with a couple of announcements today. The new hardware introduction is the updated flagship capacity option for the IronWolf Pro HDD lineup targeting the SMB / SME NAS market. The lineup's new 22TB option now matches the highest capacity offered in the WD Red Pro line launched in July 2022. Interestingly, this announcement comes in advance of the retail launch of the corresponding Exos X22 line (which, according to Seagate's investor filings, is already in deployment in datacenters). Seagate also providing technical details in addition to announcing retail availability of the new ST22000NT001 model. This is a 10-disk / 20-head configuration with conventional magnetic recording (CMR). The drive has a 3.5" form-factor...

Western Digital 22TB WD Gold, Red Pro, and Purple HDDs Hit Retail

Western Digital's 'What's Next' event back in May 2022 had seen the announcement of its 22TB platform based on ePMR and OptiNAND (with ArmorCache). At the event, WD indicated...

22 by Ganesh T S on 7/19/2022

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