In an attempt to address the growing market of digital surveillance with high capacity hard drives, Western Digital has launched WD Purple 10TB HDDs in the Indian market. With increased capacity and proven leading-edge technology, the WD Purple 10TB HDD is optimized for 24×7 video surveillance systems and up to 64 high-definition (HD) cameras in home & small business security environments.
“Advanced imaging technology advancements are expanding the value that video surveillance provides for applications ranging from retail and public safety monitoring to smart-city infrastructure, all of which are driving new storage needs,” says Khalid Wani, Managing Director for India Sales, Western Digital Corporation. “Our new 10TB drive inherits the high performance, reliability and endurance qualities of our WD Purple family, with maximum capacity to offer VARs, integrators and consumers a 4K-ready solution for current and next-generation surveillance systems”, adds Wani.
Optimized to withstand the rigours of always-on DVR and NVR recording environments, 10TB WD Purple hard drives offer low power consumption, exclusive WD technologies and many advanced performance features including:
AllFrame 4K Technology – Estimated at two percent of the camera network security camera market in 2017, 4K video surveillance cameras are expected to reach 29 percent by 2020. The AllFrame 4K technology enhances ATA streaming support to help reduce video frame loss with proprietary cache policy management technology to improve overall data flow and playback. WD Purple 10TB HDDs include exclusive firmware enhancements that help protect against video pixilation and interruptions within a surveillance system.
HelioSeal Technology – Enabling higher storage capacity and lower power consumption, the WD Purple 10TB HDD uses the third generation of HelioSeal technology, which has been shipping for over three years and on over 12 million drives as of December 2016.
Scalable Surveillance Systems – Designed for 24×7 operations with support for multi-bay systems with an annualized workload rating of 180 TB/year and tarnish-resistant components, WD Purple 10TB drives are ready for use in demanding high-performance, high-definition small- or large-scale surveillance systems.
With the newly launched drive, WD’s surveillance-specific HDDs cover capacities ranging from 1TB up to 10TB now. The new 10TB hard drive is available at SMRP of $399.99. All other members of WD Purple range of surveillance-specific HDDs, the 10TB HDD is covered by three-year limited warranty.