Seagate reveals new data center SSDs

Storage specialist Seagate has announced the Nytro 5550 and 5350 SSDs for data center use.

According to Seagate, the new drives were designed to offer more computing with less energy consumption, providing a cost-effective solution that eliminates bottlenecks, improves quality of service, and delivers the highest levels of data integrity and security for business applications.

The Nytro 5350 PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD doubles the read throughput of the latest SAS SSDs, with more than ten times the bandwidth of SATA. It delivers up to 7.4GBps bandwidth, up to 195K IOPS random write speeds and up to 1.7M IOPS random read speeds.

It is available in configurations up to 15.36TB (15mm form factor) and up to 7.68TB (7mm form factor), with U.2 and U.3 interfaces for active-active high availability.

The Nytro 5550 PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD is designed for mixed workloads, with random write speeds up to 470K IOPS and random read speeds up to 1.7M IOPS.

It comes in capacities up to 12.80TB (15mm form factor) and up to 6.40TB (7mm form factor), and at 1DWPD, Its endurance is three times that of the 5350.

The Nytro 5050 series includes power loss data protection, low-density parity-check codes for enterprise reliability and data protection from undetected unintentional corruption, NVMe Management Interface, SMBus Sideband Management, SED TCG security, and a five-year limited warranty.


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