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western digital ultra star helioseal hdds

Enterprise Drives + Enterprise NVRs = Enterprise Surveillance

Arxys uses exclusively Enterprise class hard drives and SSD’s in all VideoX Appliance Network Video Recorders. The Western Digital UltraStar Enterprise Class hard drives easily handle extreme heat fluctuations, equipment vibrations and 24/7 writes. 10x lower error rate, 2.5x higher MTBF hours, 3x higher duty cycle and Secure Erase (SE) technology.

Compared to lower end “surveillance class” HDDs:
  • š2x Quicker Data Accessibility
  • š10x Lower rate of error
  • š2.5x Higher mean time between failure hours
  • š3X Higher stress tolerance for continuous writes
western digital ultrastar HDD

World's Highest Reliability

Driving Up Capacity and Driving Down TCO

The breadth and depth of Big Data is driving the universal need for higher capacities across a broad spectrum of applications and workloads. Laying the foundation for a worry-free data center, Western Digital delivers the capacity to conquer the data explosion with the Ultrastar DC HC500 series of hard disk drives (HDDs). The DC HC500 series is designed for public and private cloud environments where storage density and cost-efficient infrastructure is critical.

The 18TB/16TB Ultrastar DC HC550 HDDs are the first commercial implementation of Energy-Assisted Magnetic Recording technology and utilize the industry’s first Triple Stage Actuator. These technologies, integrated with HelioSeal on a 9-disk platform, deliver the highest areal density and unmatched Total Cost of Ownership for customer and market needs.

  • Product Highlights
  • Up to 18TB capacity in a standard 3.5-inch form factor
  • Industry’s first Energy-Assisted Magnetic Recording technology
  • Industry’s first Triple Stage Actuator
  • Leading HelioSeal technology
  • Reliable, field-proven design across five generations
  • HelioSeal design delivers power efficiency (Watts/TB)
  • 2.5M hours MTBF rating  
  • 5-year limited warranty
Western Digital is the first to deliver Energy-Assisted Magnetic Recording (EAMR) technology and a Triple Stage Actuator (TSA). These new technologies combined with further mechanical innovations and HelioSeal technology provide the industry’s highest capacities to enable data at scale with optimized TCO for data center architectures, while maintaining workload reliability and performance.

Every VideoX Appliances delivered with Enterprise HDDs and SSDs

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