Saturday, February 7, 2009

Seagate Constellation and Constellation ES - 2.5" and 3.5" hard drives with capacity up to 2 TB

The largest producers of HD long ago moved cherished mark their capacity devices in 1 TB. Now the race is continuing, but someone managed to break only the second of TB began selling green CDs, and some for the third threatened TB - Seagate, WD shortly after the release of its 2 TB devices, has announced a family of drives with the name Constellation.

It will co-exist 2.5" drives Constellation and 3.5" Constellation ES. Storage of data focused on the corporate market segment and, as stated, are providing customers the highest capacity, new technologies for energy conservation (PowerChoice company promises up to 54% energy savings), safety of data storage (AES-encryption), and reliability, the corresponding class.

A series of disks 2.5" Constellation includes the device capacity from 160 to 500 GB SATA-2 interfaces (up to 3 Gb/s) and SAS 2.0 (up to 6 Gbit/s). Deliveries Constellation (from English. Sonstellation) will begin on this quarter.

Constellation ES - discs with capacity 500 GB, 1 TB and 2. These drives also are equipped with interfaces, SATA-2 and SAS 2.0, providing, as the producer, the best in class capacity and performance. The rotational speed of the spindle at the Constellation ES at 7200 rpm. It is noted that the hard drive Constellation ES, as a 3.5" device - an excellent choice for creating productive and capacious external storage. These disks with a MTBF, equal to 1.2 million hours to appear on the market later - in the third quarter.

Use a new family of Seagate disks to create external hard drives are already going to the Dell and Xyratex (Networked Storage Solutions Division).

Source: Seagate