Western Digital Ultrastar DC HC560 – 20TB SED

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An innovative storage architecture to help customers meet their need for exponential data growth - the 20TB SED Ultrastar DC HC560, with the first implementation of OptiNAND technology’s capacity-enabling features, delivers an unbeaten 20TB capacity in a nine-disk platform (2.2TB/platter) with CMR recording format.


Western Digital Ultrastar DC HC560 – 20TB SED

Western Digital has developed flash-enhanced drives with OptiNAND technology by vertically integrating the company's leading NAND flash with its world-class HDDs. OptiNAND integrates an iNAND Universal Flash Storage (UFS) Embedded Flash Drive (EFD) with traditional spinning disk media, and incorporates innovative changes to the firmware algorithm and system-on-a-chip (SoC). HDDs deliver the capacity, performance and reliabilty needed to store vast amounts of data today and well into the future.

The Ultrastar DC HC560 meets modern datacentre reliability requirements with 2.5M MTBF (projected) and a 5-year limited warranty. It offers security and encryption options to help protect data from unauthorised use.


Key Features

20TB capacity in a standard 3.5-inch form factor OptiNAND for highest capacities Cloud and hyperscale storage 2.5M hours (projected) MTBF rating & 5-year limited warranty Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) options


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