November 11, 2014

Seagate Kinetic: Connects Drives To Ethernet For Low-Cost Storage

Todd Swank, senior director of product marketing at Equus Computer Systems, a Minneapolis-based system builder, told CRN that technologies like Seagate Kinetic hard drives, like the development of software-defined architectures, is part of an overall move to disaggregate the data center. 

 "The old rules are going out the window," Swank said. "Seagate Kinetic is another step in that direction." 

 Seagate Kinetic is still very new, and Equus is working with Seagate on how to implement it, Swank said. "It takes time to look at the best ways to take advantage of new technologies like this," he said.

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