WD Ships 2.5-inch SAS Hard Drives

Irvine-based Western Digital announced today that it is shipping a third generation of 2.5 inch, SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) hard drives. The new hard drives are aimed at the enterprise server and storage market, and offer up 10,000 RPM performance and a 6 Gb/s SAS interface, and capacities of 300 GB, 450 GB, 600 GB, and 900 GB. WD said the new hard drives are aimed at use in multi-tiered network storage arrays, and applications like online transaction processing.