Toshiba Electronic Components Taiwan Corporation announced the launch of the MN07 series of mechanical hard drives with capacities of 12TB and 14TB, 3.5-inch discs.
This series of hard drives are mainly for NAS appliances (8+ bays), providing 1 million hours of trouble-free time, 7×24 hours of power-on operation, and an annual write capacity of 180TB.
In terms of specifications, the Toshiba MN07 is packaged in a 9-disc package, which is 55% more energy efficient than the traditional 10TB 7200-rpm drive.
Features include vibration compensation, Advanced Format (AF) 512e sectors,
Toshiba MB07 started sample shipment today, and more information has not yet been released.
“Toshiba’s new MN07 Series provides proven NAS-class performance and durability. Toshiba’s exclusive 9-disk, helium-sealed mechanics deliver real value to OEMs and integrators of file- and object- storage solutions who utilize proven network-attached storage technologies,” said Takayoshi Tokushima, Director of Storage Products Marketing Group at Toshiba Electronic Components Taiwan Corporation. “MN07 Series models include RV compensation technology for optimal performance in multi-disk NAS enclosures and are designed for robust 24/7 operation up to 300,000 load/unload cycles.”