WD unveils WD Red Pro Drives with 5 TB and 6 TB Capacities
WD, a Western Digital company, has announced expansion of its award-winning WD Red Pro hard drive line with the release of 5 TB and 6 TB capacities. The WD Red Pro family is purpose-built for NAS (network-attached storage) systems having up to 16 drive bays and serving businesses with more expansive storage needs than the standard WD Red drives.
WD Red Pro 5 and 6 TB drives leverage an enhanced design and 128 MB cache to deliver data transfer rates of 214 megabits per second (Mb/s). WD’s NASware 3.0 features technology promoting data protection, high NAS performance and reliable integration.
WD’s Senior Sales Director, South Asia, Middle East and Africa, Khwaja Saifuddin said, “The purpose of WD Red and WD Red Pro is to provide our customers high-capacity NAS -storage solutions for home, consumer and business NAS solutions. With the capacity expansion, there is now a path for customers to increase the storage density of their systems while knowing their data is protected with the most trusted and valued brand on the market.”
The 6 TB hard drives feature – up to 16 Bay Shock Protection, NAS ware 3.0 – Exclusive advanced firmware, vibration Protection, longer Warranty Coverage with a 5-year limited warranty.