Hitachi Looks to Deliver Big Storage in a Small Package
The new G-Drive and G-Raid storage products from Hitachi bring data center-scale storage to mobile and small-business users.Hitachi Global Storage Technologies announced that it has added two new hard drives to its G-Technology series of storage devices. The new drives come in 1TB and 4TB sizes and are incorporated into the G-Technology G-Drive and G-Raid solutions. The new drives bring impressive amounts of storage space to what are considered mobile or small-business storage devices. The 1TB Travelstar 5K1000 (for G-DRIVE Mobile) and the 4TB Deskstar 7K4000 (for G-DRIVE and G-RAID) have been both designed primarily for Apple Macintosh environments and should prove ideal for those working with large video or image files, as well as supporting backup and archival functions. The G-RAID and G-DRIVE solutions are formatted for Mac OS X systems right out of the box and are Time Machine-ready.
"Whether you're looking for a RAID solution, desktop solution or portable hard drive, G-Technology continues to deliver the most trusted external storage solutions available," Mike Williams, vice president and general manager of Hitachi GST Branded Business, said in a statement.