Western Digital Latest Ultrastar DC SS540 SAS SSDs

Western Digital today announced the availability of the Ultrastar DC SS540 SAS SSDs. In 2.5-inch form factor and available in capacities of 480GB, 960GB, and 1.2TB, the SSDs are available worldwide and with an MSRP of approximately $399 , $799 , and $999, respectively.

Built on Intel’s 64-layer solid-state module (SSD) Technology, the Ultrastar DC SS540 provides consumers with the performance and durability expected from the latest industry-standard SAS SSD solutions. The Ultrastar DC SS540 SSDs feature a 2.5-inch SATA interface and SMI 256-bit controller. Storage system manufacturers, enterprises, cloud service providers, and consumers can choose to incorporate these flagship drives into their SSD storage platform and SATA based storage solutions.

High performance

The Ultrastar DC SS540 SSDs deliver predictable and consistent performance that enables user-preference-based access to data-intensive applications such as video editing and web surfing, while efficiently and securely backing up data. Operating temperatures of -40 °C to 85 °C and vibration ranges between 3.0-5.0G at 3.5-degreeN (8.6-14.9F) are incorporated to achieve reduced power consumption to protect data.

High performing Ultrastar DC SS540 SSDs

Reliability and reliability

The Ultrastar DC SS540 SSDs have a MTBF of 1 million hours and a Data Protection MTBF of 1 million hours, which prove to meet the needs of a broad array of storage systems including enterprise class storage. Capacities of 480GB, 960GB, and 1.2TB are backed by a 2-year limited warranty, and the drives feature six times the write endurance of typical SATA SSDs.

Extensive coverage of the Ultrastar DC SS540 SSD is available at Western Digital, Innovate and more through GeekSME.

About Western Digital Corporation

Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) provides a broad range of storage products, including hard disk drives, solid state drives, solid state hybrid drives, solid state drives and enterprise-class SSDs that enable digital content creation, storage, and distribution. Our storage products support millions of end users, from online shoppers to dedicated music and photo enthusiasts to mission-critical enterprise applications such as telecom networks and data centers. Led by its headquarters in San Jose, California , Western Digital has approximately 25,000 employees worldwide and is ranked No. 1 in enterprise storage for more than 10 years in a row by Stansberry Research . Please visit http://www.wdc.com for more information.

About Innovate Tech

Headquartered in Freeport, NY , Innovate.Tech specializes in strategic IT services to help companies build software, create hardware, manage their networks, deploy cloud and mobile apps, and secure their storage. Currently, more than 1000 customers worldwide have come to rely on Innovate.Tech to meet their most challenging IT requirements. The company’s deep experience in the storage, hybrid storage, software as a service, cloud and networking sectors enables them to offer customized solutions in the most scalable and cost-effective way for our customers.


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