Western Digital CL SN720 NVMe SSD for Data Centers
from Western Digital



Reliable and High Performance for Read-Intensive Workloads

Edge Computing and operating system boot operations require high performance and reliable storage. Edge computing – content delivery (CDNs), online gaming content, IoT, data analytics – is heavy on data reads. Rapid operating systems boot performance is critical for public cloud services to quickly launch computing instances. Large-node compute clusters need rapid boot performance for boot times and rebooting.

Western Digital CL SN720 is a purpose-built NVMe M.2 form factor for the specific requirements of boot and edge workloads. Reliable read performance, power efficiency, data security standards support, and remote management ability are some of the key attributes.


  • M.2 2280 form factor (22mm x 80mm)
  • 5-year limited warranty, 2M MTTF
  • Remote Diagnostic Tools
  • BOM Controlled PCN Notification
  • 5.5W active power
  • High Resistance to Errors UBER 10^-17


Applications and Workloads

  • Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
  • Video Caching
  • Online/Internet Gaming
  • Industrial IoT, IoT
  • Operating System boot drives