Ultrastar DC HC300 Series
from Western Digital

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Delivering Economics and Access Speed to Data Center Applications and Workloads

As the industry evolves to develop purpose-built solutions for growing data storage requirements, IT managers continue to rely on mid-range capacity drives that are economical to acquire, yet deliver quick and reliable data access for traditional data center applications. Designed to handle workloads up to 550TB per year, the Ultrastar DC HC300 series is a proven air-filled design that delivers up to the industry leading 10TB1 of capacity to help address the economic and access-density requirements of many data center workloads. Ideal for storage and server applications, as well as distributed and scalable computing (including block and file storage architectures), the Ultrastar DC HC300 series provides fast 7,200 RPM spindle speeds and is offered in either 6Gb/s SATA or 12Gb/s SAS interface with advanced format 512e2 sector size.

Highlights

  • 4TB-10TB capacities support both OEM & Cloud deployments
  • Common Hardware & Firmware to minimize redundant testing needs
  • Advanced Format 512e models
  • Self-encrypting drive options
  • 5-year limited warranty

 

Applications and Workloads

  • Distributed file systems, like Apache Hadoop®, to support Big Data analytics
  • Rack-mounted storage enclosures
  • Server-based distributed storage systems
  • Direct & Network Attached Storage (DAS & NAS)
  • RAID configurations