Intel introduced its new data center SSD that it is calling “cloud inspired, storage optimized,” the Intel SSD DC P4510 Series. The new drive series offers up to 8TB in capacity and better performance and QoS than the previous version. Intel is also announcing broad industry collaboration on its EDSFF, or ruler, form factor.
The Intel SSD DC P4510 Series marks the company’s first enterprise 64-layer 3D NAND SSD. The series comes with twice the capacity, topping out at 8TB, and has a quoted improvement of 2x lower mixed workload latency and up to 10x lower read workload latency compared to the previous P4500 Series. Intel states that they new series can enable users to do more per server, minimize service disruptions, and efficiently manage at scale.