Kingston Technology ships 7.68TB capacity for data centre SSDs

DC500R, DC450R and DC1000M are backed by a limited five-year warranty with free technical support

Kingston Technology, Data centre, Hard drive

Kingston Digital, the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, has begun shipping the 7.68TB model of the Data Centre 500R (DC500R) and 450R (DC450R) SATA SSDs. The DC1000M 7.68TB U.2 NVMe ships in June. The SSDs provide additional storage and implement strict QoS ensuring predictable IO and low latency for data centres using both NVMe and/or SATA.

The three SSDs join the DC1000B NVMe boot drive, DC500M (for mixed workloads) SATA SSD and Server Premier DRAM to form the most complete range of superior enterprise-class data center storage solutions in the market.

Kingston’s 7.68TB data centre SSDs include:

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DC500R:

  • VMware Ready SSD engineered for read-intensive applications such as webservers, virtual desktop infrastructure, operational databases and real-time analytics.
  • I/O speeds and response times (latency) data centres can deploy with confidence, ensuring high levels of performance in the working application and downstream at the user interface.

DC450R:

  • Specific, focused feature set for read-intensive applications and optimised for data centres looking to not overspend on more expensive write-intensive SSDs.
  • Designed for content-delivery networks, edge computing applications and a wide array of software-defined storage architectures.

DC1000M:

  • Hot-pluggable U.2 (2.5″) form factor, allowing seamless integration with latest generation servers and storage arrays currently using PCIe and U.2 backplanes.
  • Enterprise-grade features such as end-to-end path protection, power-loss protection (PLP) and telemetry monitoring for increased data reliability.

“Higher capacity options for data centres enables organisations to increase storage space in their current footprint as Cloud computing continues to grow at unprecedented levels,” said Tony Hollingsbee, SSD business manager, Kingston EMEA. “Our evolving line of data centre storage solutions serve enterprise customers of all levels from hyperscalers on down and are a key component for organisations to keep the total cost of ownership down.”

DC500R, DC450R and DC1000M are backed by a limited five-year warranty with free technical support.

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