Jump to content
RESET Forums (homeservershow.com)
  • Dave
    Dave
    Sign in to follow this  

    Seagate announces the 5U84 high-density enclosure built with a next-generation operating system

    I know some of you would love having this in your home racks but this is for you enterprise guys.  Seagate has just announced the 5U84 which can hold 1.0PB of data in a small enclosure.

     

    Screen Shot 2018-01-07 at 5.17.21 PM.png

     

    Key Features:

    • 5U rack-mount enclosure stores up to 8 petabytes of data per rack

    • Efficient power conversion

    • Up to 84 3.5” SAS hard disk drives or solid state drives per 5U enclosure

    • Drawer design provides extremely high density per rack unit

    • Easy access to hot swap drives

    • Expansion capability up to 336 drives

    • Dual 12Gb SAS I/O modules with integral data path redundancy for high-availability

    • Dual controller configuration that supports multiple chassis, which lowers SKUs and complex configuration issues

    • Unparalleled optimization and reliability

    • Ultra high performance of 600K IOPS at 1ms latency for 2U24 AFA configurations at 1ms latency for near instantaneous access to data

     

    Seagate mentions in their press release - 

     

    Quote

    A recent study by IDC and Seagate showed that by 2025 the global datasphere could grow to a staggering 163 zettabytes, with enterprises being responsible for creating 60% of this data. With the sheer volume of data forecasted to be created over the coming years, businesses are looking for a way to solve their capacity needs without having to sacrifice on space. The 5U84 system delivers just that, a space-conscious storage model that packs up to 1.0 PB of raw storage capacity into a single chassis, which is expertly designed to occupy only five data center rack units. Hosting 84 drive bays that are rigorously tested to function with 8, 10, and even 12 TB drives, the product density of the 5U84 allows for a large quantity of data to be stored in a smaller space. Due to the 5U84’s density, the cost of floor space is reduced, along with heating, cooling and maintenance.

     

    Stay tuned to this blog as I will catch up with Seagate at CES 2018 to find out more.


    Sign in to follow this  


    User Feedback

    Recommended Comments

    ImTheTypeOfGuy

    Posted

    Funny, I saw this and thought a new NAS product. Wrong.

    • Like 1

    Share this comment


    Link to comment
    Share on other sites
    Ikon-TNG

    Posted

    Wow, I wonder if BackBlaze know about this.

    Share this comment


    Link to comment
    Share on other sites


    Create an account or sign in to comment

    You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

    Create an account

    Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

    Register a new account

    Sign in

    Already have an account? Sign in here.

    Sign In Now

  • Our picks

    • How to get Cryptocurrency without mining or buying a thing
      Brave Browser and the Basic Attention Token (BAT)
       
      https://brave.com/hom691
       
      This one is new to me but the coin is not.  BAT Coin may sound funny but it is a serious "ALT" coin.  
      https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/basic-attention-token/
      • 1 reply
    • New ToughArmor rugged drive enclosures from ICY DOCK, your storage enclosure specialists!
      ICY DOCK is the leading expert in data storage enclosures and accessories.
       
      Introducing ToughArmor
      ToughArmor is ICY DOCK’s rugged enterprise-grade line of 2.5” SSD and HDD enclosures, utilizing the standard external 5.25” bay, external 3.5” bay (floppy bay), and the slim optical bay (ODD bay). All ToughArmor models feature ruggedized full-metal enclosures and trays, to keep your sensitive data protected, as well as meeting many flammability requirements.
        • Like
      • 0 replies
    • RESET Forums and RESET Podcast
      JSE Coin Crypto Store
       
      Here you can purchase RESET items with your JSE Coin.  If you haven't heard of JSE Coin and want to get started you can read up about that here - https://homeservershow.com/miner/ . You will get a signup bonus of JSE Coin just for signing up and getting started.
       
      Shout Out on RESET Podcast
      3 JSE
      • 0 replies
    • Synology C2 Backup Now Available to US Customers, sort of
      Synology C2 Backup Now Available to US Customers
       
      This is a data backup service that Synology released to EU customers last year.  I remember trying to get it to install and it wouldn't take my CC# because of location.  Fair enough, will it now and how much will it cost?
      • 4 replies
    • First Alert acquires Luma Mesh Wi-Fi
      I learned this at CES 2018 and First Alert didn't like it.  Didn't like it at all.  In fact, they brought over someone else for me to speak with so they could try to save face and hush me up.
      • 2 replies


×