Feeds

Seagate to whip out 1TB 2.5-incher

Never mind the width, look at the depth

5 things you didn’t know about cloud backup

It seems that you can buy a 1TB 2.5-inch FreeAgent Go drive from morecomputers.com for £150, including VAT. The only small problem is that Seagate hasn't announced it yet.

According to morecomputers, the drive spins at 5,400rpm, has a USB 2.0 connection, and its model number is ST910004FAD2E1-RK. Don't bother searching for it on Seagate's web site: it isn't there. Morecomputers lists it as being out of stock and the restock date is 1 December.

The number of platters is not known. WD launched a 3-platter 1TB 2.5-inch Scorpio Blue drive in July. Seagate's largest announced FreeAgent Go has 640GB capacity and uses a 2-platter, 2.5-inch drive, which fits in the standard 9.5mm deep notebook drive bay; a 3-platter drive will not.

Fudzilla first reported this.

Has Seagate cracked the 500GB/platter areal density technology with 2.5-inch platters? That would an enormous coup.

It's going to be either a 3-platter drive at slightly more than 333GB/platter to get to the 1TB level, or a 2 platter, 500GB/platter wonder product. We're waiting wide-eyed to find out which. ®

5 things you didn’t know about cloud backup

Whitepapers

Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Endpoint data privacy in the cloud is easier than you think
Innovations in encryption and storage resolve issues of data privacy and key requirements for companies to look for in a solution.
Why cloud backup?
Combining the latest advancements in disk-based backup with secure, integrated, cloud technologies offer organizations fast and assured recovery of their critical enterprise data.
Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?