Hitachi is now shipping its new Ultrastar C10K900 family enterprise hard drive, wich is the highest performance, most power efficient 10K HDD for tier 1 enterprise networked storage arrays, blades and other rack-mounted servers, according to the company. The new 2.5-inch drives run at 10,000RPM and feature SAS 6Gbps interface for reliable data throughput. They have 64MB cache memory for optimized read/write response time.
The Ultrastar C10K900 is available in 300GB, 450GB, 600GB and 900GB capacities. The new enterprise drives feature Hitachi’s Advanced Power Management technology, delivering a random read/write operating power specification of 5.8 watts and idle mode of 3.0 watts. The Ultrastar C10K900 family also includes a Bulk Data Encryption option for hard drive-level data security.