100 TB SSD Now Available for Only $40,000

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If you’re a data hoarder with $40,000 to spend, Nimbus Data has the perfect item for you. As spotted by TechRadar, the company is currently offering an ExaDrive DC SSD that offers 100 TB of space – large enough to replace most hobbyists’ storage arrays in one fell, quiet swoop. (Actually, this monstrous drive has reportedly been available for some time, but Nimbus Data had kept the price close to its chest until this week, which is understandable – that’s a lot of money!)



“ExaDrive DC offers over 12x the capacity of the next largest SATA SSD on the market while consuming 85% less power per terabyte,” its datasheet notes. “With its industry-standard 3.5” form factor, ExaDrive...

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I'm no longer impressed by multiple terabyte drives. I'm now waiting on a petabyte drive to be impressed.
 

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Here is something scary. 40k for a 100TB enterprise drive isn't that bad. The problem is the vendor will charge another 30k for the warranty coverage on it.
 
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