HGST 4U60G2 Storage Platform

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HGST 4U60G2 Storage Platform

A high density, scalable and cost-effective storage platform for data centers. With up to 60 Ultrastar® drive modules in a single platform, a 12Gb/s SAS interface, and HDD-SSD hybrid capability, this 4U platform is ideal for high-capacity storage needs.

Product Features and Benefits

  • High Capacity – Up to 720TB in a 4U enclosure
  • Scalable – Supports 8 hosts per platform
  • Enterprise-class Serviceability – Hot-swappable components, cable management arm

HGST 4U60G2 Storage Platform Overview

When data centers need storage expansion that delivers low power and high capacity with high-availability, they rely on the HGST 4U60G2 Storage Platform. This high density, scalable, and cost-effective design includes up to 60 Ultrastar® 3.5-inch drive modules in a 4U enclosure, supports up to 8 hosts with SAS 12Gb/s performance, and delivers enterprise-class serviceability with hot-swappable components.

This integrated platform is qualified, tested and certified to support a broad range of HGST HDDs. It’s available with SAS drives for high-availability (HA) applications, and can be configured with up to twelve (12) 800GB SSDs to create separate performance tiers within the platform.

Key Benefits

  • Scalable Capacity: Up to 720TB in 4U of rack-height. Scalable to 2.88PB.
  • Reliable: 5-year warranty on the drives and enclosure.
  • Quicker Integration: Pre-qualified and pre-tested Ultrastar HDD or SSD modules.
  • Enterprise-grade: Hot-swappable components, SCSI Enclosure Services, Microsoft® certified.
  • Expandable: Host connectivity: 4 x HD Mini-SAS ports per IO module. Supports up to 8 hosts.


  • Up to 60 integrated Ultrastar® drive modules
  • Available capacities include 12TB, 10TB, 8TB, and 6T
  • Hybrid capability: can be configured with SSDs to create separate performance tiers within the platform
  • Available with SAS drives for HA applications
  • Available with 512e or 4Kn sector size (by part number)
  • Supports up to 4 storage enclosures for daisy-chaining*
  • Host connectivity: 4 x HD Mini-SAS ports per IO Module
  • Fully compliant with 12Gb/s SAS 3 interconnect
  • Hot-swappable components: two power supplies with integrated fans, drive modules, and IO Modules
  • Cable Management Arm (CMA) eliminates tangled cables during servicing of hot-swappable CRUs
  • SCSI Enclosure Services (SES-3)
  • Microsoft certified for Windows Server 2012, 2012R2, 2016
  • 5-year limited warranty

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