Toshiba unveils 10TB Surveillance Hard Drive


Toshiba, a global leader in Storage products and solutions, announced the latest additions to its SV series line up of 3.5 inch hard drives for surveillance applications. The new model MD06ACA-V is available in capacities up to 10TB with a higher transfer rate compared to previous model MD04ABA-V models, helping to enable support for higher resolution camera streams to meet changing compliance mandates for surveillance data.

The MD06ACA-V series is designed for 24/7 streaming operation scenarios and is typically used for surveillance digital video recorders (SDVR), surveillance network video recorders (SNVR) and Hybrid SDVR. The MD06ACA-V series features 7,200 rpm access performance and the new 10TB delivers a 58 percent increase in maximum sustained transfer rate when compared to the previous model MD04ABA-V series. MD06ACA-V series has 237MiB/s .

Available in 6TB, 8TB and 10TB capacities, the new models provide a SATA 6Gbit/s interface , with a 256MiB dynamic buffer. Additionally, the MD06ACA-V models support AdvancedFormat (512e) technology for compatibility with legacy applications and operating environments.

“Toshiba offers the industry’s most comprehensive range of storage products and technology, the third generation surveillance HDD line-up provides the capacity, reliability,scalability and robust performance needed for today’s 24 x 7 surveillance environments ” said Santosh Varghese, General Manager –MEA at Toshiba Gulf FZE .

“The new Toshiba models include RV compensation technology for optimal performance in multi-bay configurations, and provide superior reliability with a mean time to failure (MTTF) of 1 million hours utilizing aconventional mechanical design.”