WD debuts surveillance-class hard drive line


WD_Purple_PRNWD, a Western Digital company and storage leader, recently launched their new line of drives, the WD Purple. WD Purple is a purpose-built line of 3.5-inch high-capacity hard drives designed specifically for video surveillance units.

“WD optimized the WD Purple line of hard drives for surveillance applications to improve high-definition video playback, and operate in 24×7 workloads of surveillance environments.”, said Matt Rutledge, senior vice president and general manager of WD’s Storage Technology group.

WD Purple hard drives excel in new and existing home and small business security environments with up to eight hard drives and up to 32 HD video cameras.

Optimized to withstand the demands of always-on digital PVR, DVR and NVR recording environments, WD Purple hard drives offer low power consumption and many advanced performance features typically reserved for enterprise-level storage.

Shipping now through select resellers and are distributed by Techtron Systems Corp.  and Ubertech Inc. in the Philippines, WD Purple surveillance-class hard drives are available in capacities from 1 TB up to 4 TB and covered by a three-year limited warranty. For more info about the product and it’s SRP, you may visit http://products.wd.com/wdpurple