Toshiba releases series of Surveillance HDDs for DVR & NVR Platforms

Asia-based Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation recently announced the launch of a new series of surveillance hard drives (HDDs), the DT02-V. Reportedly, the new series has been specially created for DVR (digital video recorder) and NVR (network video recorder) platforms.
Headquartered in Tokyo, Toshiba Corporation is a leading manufacturer ofcomputers and electronic devices.
The new series is equipped with the latest magnetic recording technologies. It not only helps in achieving high areal density, but also in improve reliability quotient of the product as compared to the prior surveillance HDDseries, MD04ABA-V. The new DT02-V Series holds a capacity of up to 6TB and supports a maximum of32 high-resolution camera streams. Such specifications make it is suitable for utilization in prominent surveillance DVR and NVR platforms, with as many as 8 drive bays.
Shuji Takaoka, GM of Storage Products Sales & Marketing Division, Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corp., was reportedly quoted saying that the company's latest surveillance series in the HDD portfolio delivers up to6TB of storage capacity and is designed to suit leading surveillance DVR & NVR platforms. Takaoka added saying that It also provides a variety of capacity options and offers better reliability for high resolution surveillance video streaming.
As per sources familiar with the matter, DT02-V Series is designed for 24/7 robust surveillance operation at temperatures of up to 40áµ’C for 600,000 load/unload cycles, along with a rated workload of 180 terabyte per year. DT02-V Series also features a SATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment) 6Gbit/s interface with a 128MiB cache to aid minimize frame drops, and also offers a robust mechanical platform specifically designed to achieve a 1 million-hour MTTF5.
The 4TB samples of the DT02-V Series are available for sale, 6TB samples are expected to be rolled out in Jan 2020, and a 2TB sample is anticipated to be available in March 2020.
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