Seagate has launched the new SkyHawk AI 20TB hard disk drive (HDD). The mass-capacity HDD adds to the company’s line of video imaging and analytics (VIA) devices.
Purposely designed for network video recorders (NVRs) enabled with AI for edge security applications, Seagate’s SkyHawk AI 20 TB HDD adapts to the scale of the users’ AI environment, supporting up to 64 HD video streams and 32 AI streams. With this capability to support scalable AI workloads, SkyHawk AI aims to meet the growing needs of advanced VIA systems to analyse and record video footage while simultaneously supporting GPU analytics.
Built with ImagePerfect AI firmware, the drive delivers zero dropped frames while supporting heavier workloads. An enterprise-class drive, the new SkyHawk AI 20 TB features high reliability with two million hours mean time between failures (MTBF) and a 550 TB/year workload rate, supporting over three times the workload of standard VIA drives.
The drive comes equipped with SkyHawk Health Management to protect users’ VIA storage by monitoring environmental and usage conditions and recommending preventative actions if necessary. SkyHawk AI offers users With three years of Rescue Data Recovery Services.
SkyHawk AI 20 TB is priced at Rs 54,999 and will be available through Seagate’s distributor, Prama India.