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Western Digital promotes software-defined workloads with two new products, “Ultrastar (R) Storage Server Platform”

Western digital Western Digital accelerates software-defining workload with two new products: Ultrastar (R) Storage Server Platform ……………………………………………………………………………………………

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Ultrastar Serv24 + 6 “Ultrastar Serv24-4N 4 Node NVMe (TM) All Flash” and “Ultrastar Serv24 + 6 Hybrid Platform” bring computing performance, scalability and storage density to a new level in cost-sensitive data centers and edge environments News highlights: ・ Western Digital’s “Ultrastar Serv” series, which has a track record of adopting software-definition and big-data environments, is a high-performance, data-intensive software-definable storage (SDS), hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI), and edge environment To become a fundamental element for ・ “Ultrastar Serv24-4N” is a 4-node storage server that can make full use of NVMe’s performance for HCI environments that rely on ultra-high-speed, high-density and efficient storage. ・ “Ultrastar Serv24 + 6” hybrid storage server provides the best balance between performance and capacity for SDS, or a large-capacity dual CPU storage server that functions as an edge node for IoT data and video surveillance Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) today added two new products to its data center system portfolio: “Ultrastar Serv24-4N 4 Node NVMe All Flash” and “Ultrastar Serv24 + 6 Hybrid Storage Server Platform”. Deliver ultra-fast, dense, and efficient shared storage with computing in SDS, HCI, and edge environments for IT designers, cloud providers, and system integrators. Enterprises are addressing growing data and many IT leaders are looking to cost-effective software-controlled infrastructure such as SDS and HCI to manage data storage, access, sharing, and protection It is. The benefits of SDS and HCI such as low cost, system scalability, and many hardware options are well known. I’m predicting. The growth rate of the HCI market is even higher, with IDC forecasting 25.2% growth by 2022. To accommodate these growing market segments, Western Digital has expanded its Ultrastar Serv platform portfolio to include remote office / branch office (ROBO), virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), edge IoT and video surveillance environments, Trial It responds to various use cases such as test / development environments and the needs of the environment, as well as the needs of data backup and quicker disaster recovery (DR). “Ultrastar Serv24-4N 4-node NVMe All-Flash Storage Server” for HCI and scale-out SDS Western Digital’s Ultrastar Serv24-4N is designed for high-performance HCI for data-intensive applications that require fast and efficient storage. This product combines high computer density and an optimized design to maximize the speed of NVMe SSD products. Product Summary: -SSD x 6 with PCIe full lane x 24 and dual CPU-node x 4 can maximize the potential performance of NVMe -Intel (R) Xeon (R) scalable processor CPU and chipset. Core count and power can be selected to match the data workload and meet data center efficiency requirements -3 x 16 PCIe slots on each node to maximize networking performance -Maximum capacity (RAW capacity) of 184TB realizes high availability and enterprise-class reliability “Ultrastar Serv24 + 6″ high-density storage server for SDS that maintains the optimal balance between capacity and performance Ultrastar Serv24 + 6 is a powerful, high-density 2U hybrid storage server designed for data-intensive applications. It provides an optimal balance of capacity and computer performance and is ideal for SDS use cases such as file services, media streaming, video surveillance, IoT data aggregation, backup, archiving, and big data analytics. Product Summary: -Maximize capacity density with an innovative solution that provides 24 HDD bays in as little as 2U, and optionally add four HDD bays at the rear. Maximum capacity can be increased to 420TB (RAW capacity) -Customers can select the latest high-performance Intel Xeon scalable processor to match their processing power to their workload and power supply. · Flexible selection of SAS or SATA HDD products to adjust the balance between application performance and cost requirements -Provides hybrid support for up to 6 NVMe SSDs in the rear bay for faster data tiers, improving application performance Both “Ultrastar Serv24-4N” and “Ultrastar Serv24 + 6” storage servers come with a 5-year product warranty. “Ultrastar Serv24-4N” will be available this quarter through a global distribution network and channel partners. “Ultrastar Serv24 + 6” is currently being sampled and is scheduled for mass production in September. Phil Bringer, senior vice president and general manager of data center systems business unit at Western Digital, said: “Our goal is to help our customers build a highly efficient and cost-effective infrastructure and maximize the value they can get from data without compromising performance, reliability, or data availability. Whether your customers are big data or fast data, and their data centers are small scale or hyperscale cloud data centers, our portfolio of purpose built storage solutions Deliver the best TCO while meeting the most demanding performance / capacity needs, with our new “Ultrastar Serv” platform extending the value that customers can provide and managing complex data more efficiently. And will be able to. ” Barbara Murphy, vice president of marketing and products at WekaIO, said: “We were able to significantly expand our customer base in the machine learning and HPC markets last year with a joint solution with Western Digital’s NVMe platform and Weka File System. Has been expanded to accelerate our innovation in a wide range of applications that require ultra-high performance file systems running on Western Digital’s Ultrastar Serv24-4N NVMe storage server. Along with the NVMe platform, high-performance NVMe flash storage and cost-effective petabyte-scale cloud object storage The balance is optimal and the economy is very good. ” Lior Gal, CEO and co-founder of Excelero, software-defined block storage pioneer, said: “Customers need both convenience and maximum selectability in scale-out block storage systems for highly demanding applications such as transaction databases, data analysis, AI, and machine learning. , By embedding Excelero’s NVMesh (R) into the Ultrastar Serv24-4N storage server, both can be offered as the fastest scale-out NVMe block storage on the market with NVMe drives “NVMesh” running on “Ultrastar Serv24-4N” supports rapid and efficient deployment and expansion by IT teams as demand grows. ” About Enterprise Channel Partner Western Digital has also launched a new and enhanced enterprise partner program (https://www.westerndigital.com/en-us/partners) that includes benefits, discounts and other programs for IntelliFlash, ActiveScale and Ultrastar platform brands. did. Solution providers and cloud providers are encouraged to sign up for market-recognized enterprise partner programs and access a comprehensive selection of marketing resources and sales incentives. Our extensive data center portfolio makes it easy for partners to build solutions and services to solve challenges while helping customers grow their business and maximize profitability.
■ About Western Digital Western Digital creates an environment in which a data society develops. As a data infrastructure leader, we will drive the innovation needed to store, protect, access and transform data that has never been diversified. From advanced data centers to mobile sensors and personal devices, the industry-leading Western Digital solution opens up data possibilities wherever data exists. Western Digital offers data-centric solutions under the Western Digital (R), G-Technology (TM), SanDisk (R), and WD (R) brands. In terms of storage density, 1TB refers to 1 trillion bytes. The total usable capacity varies depending on the operating environment. Product specifications are subject to change without notice. Some products may not be available depending on the region. (C) 2019 Western Digital Corporation or its affiliates.All rights reserved. Western Digital, the Western Digital logo, G-Technology, SanDisk, WD, ActiveScale, IntelliFlash, OpenFlex, and Ultrastar are registered trademarks or trademarks of Western Digital Corporation or its affiliates in the US and / or other countries.The NVMe word mark is a trademark of NVM Express, Inc.All other marks are the Product specifications subject to change without notice.Pictures shown may vary from actual products.Not all products are available in all regions of the world. Forward-Looking Statements This news release contains certain forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the capabilities, features and performance of the company’s data technologies, devices, platforms and systems.There are a number of risks and uncertainties that may cause these forward-looking statements to be inaccurate including, among others: volatility in global economic conditions; business conditions and growth in the storage ecosystem; impact of competitive products and pricing; market acceptance and cost of commodity materials and specialized product components; actions by competitors; unexpected advances in competing technologies; our development and introduction of products based on new technologies and expansion into new data storage markets; risks associated with acquisitions,  mergers and joint ventures; difficulties or delays in manufacturing; and other risks and uncertainties listed in the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our most recently filed periodic report to which your attention is directed.The company undertakes no obligation to update the information in this release in the event facts or circumstances change after the date of this release.

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