Intel doubles capacity of data center SSD Optane DC P4800X with new form factors

Intel Optane SSD DC P4800XIntel announced that it added capacity to Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X Series, a data center solid state drive.

Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X will be available in 750GB capacity in both half-height, half-length add-in card and a hot-swappable 2.5-inch U.2 form factor. Intel will be offering both form factors and capacities this month.

Intel has enhanced the capacity of the SSD and offered multiple form factors for providing more options for deploying data centers. Data centers can ensure flexibility in total cost of ownership as well. Intel did not say whether the new capacity or form factor will reduce cost.

Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X Series

375 GB Capacity
U.2 15mm Form Factor
PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 Interface

Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X Series

375 GB Capacity
HHHL (CEM3.0) Form Factor
PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 Interface

Intel Optane technology for data centers combines the attributes of memory and storage with low latency, high endurance, outstanding quality of service and high throughput, creating a new data tier that increases scale per server and reduces transaction costs.

Intel Optane technology enables bigger and more affordable data sets to gain new insights from larger memory pools. The US-based technology company said Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X is an ideal SSD for storage workloads, like SAN and software defined storage, as well as cloud, database, big data and high-performance computing workloads.

Earlier this year, Intel launched the 375GB half-height, half-length add-in card. Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X Series is also available as part of the Intel Select Solutions program and through additional OEMs, cloud service providers and distributors starting this month.