Ultrastar Data60

Western Digital Ultrastar Data60 Hybrid Storage Platform

Designed for High Density and Flexibility

The Ultrastar Data60 hybrid storage platform is a key element of next-generation disaggregated storage and Software-Defined Storage (SDS) systems. The compact, efficient form factor provides the flexibility to specify the HDD and SSD combinations for balancing capacity, performance, and cost. A flash data acceleration tier can be enabled to serve both fast data and big data applications from a single platform. The Ultrastar Data60 addresses the demanding storage needs of large enterprise customers, storage OEMs, cloud service providers, as well as resellers/integrators requiring dense, shared HDD or hybrid storage.


    • Up to 60 Ultrastar DC HC570 HDDs (SAS or SATA)
    • Up to 1.3PB raw capacity in 4U
    • Dual-port SAS for high availability or single-port SATA for low cost
    • Enterprise-grade redundant and hot-swappable PSUs, I/O modules, and fans
    • 5-year limited warranty

Applications and Workload

    • SDS Environments
    • Big Data
    • Private Cloud
    • Data Analytics
    • Cloud Infrastructure
Ultrastar Data60
Ultrastar Data60 Hybrid Storage Platform

Specifications                                                     Ultrastar Data60 Hybrid Storage Platform



Max. Drives

Drive Interface


Available Drive Capacities


Host Interface




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LED Indicators





60 x 3.5” drive bays

12 Gb/s SAS

6 Gb/s SATA

HDD up to 22TB


Dual redundant I/O Modules (IOM)

6 Mini-SAS HD ports per IOM

SCSI Enclosure Services

Redfish (out of band, via RJ45)

Height: 175mm (6.89”)

Width: 447mm (17.61”)

Depth: 712mm (28.03”)

Depth in Rack: Max of 890mm (35.04”) w/ dual CMA—includes 2 SAS cables

Product without drives: 27.3kg (60lbs)

Product with 60 HDDs: 79.4kg (175lbs)

Dual 1600W, 80+ Platinum

200-240V AC input, auto ranging, 50-60Hz

4 main enclosure fans, front-to-rear system cooling with zero-loss backflow prevention

1 I/O module fan

Dual PSUs with built-in fans

Front/Rear: Power, ID, Fault

Drive: Activity, Fault

Cable-free hot-swappable IOM, power supply, fans, and drives

Operating Temperature: 5 to 40°C

Non-op Temperature: -40 to 60°C

Humidity: 5 to 85% relative humidity

Operating Altitude: 40°C @ 3,000ft

Sound Power: < 7.2Bels @ 23±2°C