Toshiba MN09 Series 18TB 3.5-Inch NAS HDD 9-Disk Helium-Sealed CMR Drive With FC-MAMR Technology
7,200rpm, 512MB buffer, transfer rate of 268MB/sThis is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on December 15, 2021 at 2:02 pm
Toshiba Electronic Devices and Storage Corp. announces the MN09 18TB addition to its NAS HDD line-up.
High growth in data creation is driving demand for higher storage capacities, and work-from-home customers need fast access to data and the ability to archive and share data in private cloud environments. The 18TB MN09 delivers storage capacity and power efficiency to meet the growing needs of storage customers.
MN09 is a 9-disk helium-sealed CMR drive that leverages the company’s Flux Control Microwave-Assisted Magnetic Recording (FC-MAMR) technology that advances CMR capacity to 18TB and delivers increased density per platter over previous designs. The MN09 is the 3rd gen to use the firm’s 9-disk helium-sealed mechanical design.
MAMR technology is one solution that extends HDD capacities. The ability of HDD using a MAMR head to improve the write ability of the Microwave Assisted Switching (MAS) effect has been developed recently. The company will continue to satisfy market demand and to advance CMR drive data densities with MAMR.
MN09 is engineered for 24/7 operation and has a workload rating of 180TB/year. Up to 8 drive bays are supported by the NAS 3.5-inch drive.
The 7,200rpm 18TB NAS drive is design with a 512MB buffer and delivers a high level of performance with a sustained transfer rate of 268MB/s, making it the preferred choice of home offices and small businesses.
The MN09 18TB HDD is available.