On Aug 26 a world leader in storage solutions Seagate announced it is shipping the world’s first 8TB hard drive. It provides scale-out data infrastructures with supersized-capacity, energy-efficiency and the lowest total cost of ownership in the industry for cloud content, object storage and back-up disaster recovery storage. The 8TB hard drive delivers bulk data storage solutions for online content storage providing customers with the highest capacity density needed to address an ever increasing amount of unstructured data in an industry-standard 3.5-inch HDD.
Toshiba has recently launched a new hard drive. 2.5-inch HDD MKxx61GSYG boasts a built-in encryption in hardware, but if it is stolen, the disk will erase all data stored on it.