The device has been optimised for RAID, Network-Attached Storage (NAS) and server storage. The Seagate NAS HDD 8TB is the largest NAS optimized drive in the industry. It includes 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, & 8TB capacities that are designed to deliver up to 64TB in a single eight-bay desktop form factor.

The Seagate NAS 8TB HDD can be used for number of NAS use cases like backup, recovery, print and file servers, multimedia storage, file sharing and virtualization. It offers 180TB/year Workload Rate Limit (WRL) and provides MTBF of 1 million hour.

“QNAP is focused on delivering scalable and reliable NAS solutions to address these needs, giving users the confidence that their information is secure and available. The new Seagate NAS HDD 8TB will offer professionals a huge capacity with which to easily manage this growing amount of data,” said David Chiang, general manager of business division, QNAP Systems, Inc.