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For those that have been in computing for the last two decades – one thing that has grown exponentially is data storage capacities. The Ultimate Backup Solution for businesses across the country. Thanks to innovative companies such as Seagate the ability to store more and bigger files grows from strength to strength. Reliable data storage is critical. Choosing a wrong or inferior medium can have disastrous consequences. In January 2017 a Texas-based Police Department announced they had lost years’ worth of data, including evidence pertaining to ongoing investigations, due to a ransomware attack and they were unable to recover the data from backups that were not set up correctly on quality storage mediums.

Whether it’s your primary device, backup recovery, disaster recovery, or off-site backup and replication a high-quality drive is imperative. In this series, we discuss the four ultimate backup solutions offered by Eurobyte. These are the BarraCuda HDD, Ironwolf Pro, Skyhawk HDD and FireCuda HDD Seagate brands.

The BarraCuda HDD

Extreme Storage Capacity Meets High Speed

Looking for a super-fast large desktop drive? Look no further than the BarraCuda Pro the fastest 12 TB desktop drive available. The name says it all. The 12 TB BarraCuda Pro 3.5-Inch Hard Drives are a creative professional’s and tech enthusiast’s dream.

The 7,200 RPM large cache pushes your PC to new performance heights so that you can load applications and files even faster, plus you have tonnes of storage space. There’s more… the BarraCuda Pro is backed by a best-in-class, 5-year limited warranty for your peace of mind. The Barracuda HDD is the best fit for desktop or all in one PCs and entry-level direct-attached storage devices (DAS).

Product Features

  • Capacity (STX 12TB & Comp 6TB) – 50% more capacity with rock solid reliability on 30+ years of innovation
  • Performance (STX 210MB/s & Comp175MB/s) – 20% Higher performance and faster Access
  • Lowest Z- Height (STX 20mm& Comp 26.1mm)
  • Cache up to 256MB
  • Workload 300TB/Yr
  • Temperature 0 to 60
  • 5 years Warranty
  • Available Rescue Data Recovery

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Installing Seagate Barracuda 1TB Hard Drive
Versatility. Speed. Reliability. Performance. You can count on the Barracuda to get you to the fierce performance heights, and optimised data flow you’ve always wanted.

Ironwolf Pro 12 TB

Agile power for the Small Office, Home Office

A Verizon 2018 Data Breach investigation report, says more than one in four attacks suffered by organisations over the past year were carried out by insiders – primarily driven by financial gain, simple errors, misuse or espionage. The first step to protecting your business is an up to date Disaster Recovery Document. A well-prepared disaster recovery plan will provide step-by-step procedures to restore disrupted systems and networks, and help your organisation quickly resume normal operations.

At the heart of every recovery plan is a working, reliable backup solution. Seagate knows the importance of a solid backup system and has the ideal solution, the IronWolf Pro.

IronWolf and IronWolf Pro are great companions for your NAS providing 24×7 remote access, backups and file sharing from anywhere, making sharing easy. For growing businesses and agencies with the need for more storage, IronWolf and IronWolf Pro are built to address NAS scalability. They feature NAS with multi-user optimisation which enables multiple users to upload and download data to a NAS server confidently. Whether you’re a creative pro or a small business, IronWolf gets the job done better than the rest.

Product Features

  • Actively protect your NAS with IronWolf Health Management
  • Bundled with Seagate Rescue Data Recovery, protected for two years against any mechanical, accidental or natural disaster-with a 90% success rate for in-house recovery
  • The range of capacities up to 12TB
  • Workload rate of 300TB/year
  • Optimized for NAS with AgileArray, enables dual-plane balancing and RAID optimisation in multi-bay environments
  • Rotational Vibration (RV) sensors
  • Always-on, always-accessible 24×7 performance
  • 1M hours MTBF, 5-year limited warranty

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The Guardian Series of Internal Hard Drives
Seagate is proud to announce its new internal drives. The Guardian Series is comprised of the BarraCuda & FireCuda line of Personal Computers and Gaming drives, the IronWolf line of NAS and RAID drives and the SkyHawk line of Surveillance drives

SkyHawk HDD

Seagate Surveillance-Optimised Storage

CCTV footage is an essential source when gathering evidence for criminal prosecution or investigation. Your choice of storage for all the footage is critical. SkyHawk HDD Seagate Surveillance-Optimised Storage is a must have hard drive for security companies, parastatals, fleet companies and all CCTV systems.

Optimised for DVRs and NVRs, Skyhawk™ surveillance drives is tuned for 24×7 workloads in capacities of up to 10TB. It is equipped with enhanced Image Perfect™ firmware which helps SkyHawk minimise dropped frames and downtime. It has a workload rating 3 times than that of a desktop drive. The Skyhawk can record from up to 64 HD cameras. If there is a hard drive mechanical issue, natural disaster, data corruption or virus, the Skyhawk HDD has you covered. SkyHawk HDD is a best-fit for the NVR – network video recorders, Embedded DVRs, Hybrid DVRs and PC-Based DVRs.

Product Features

  • Capacity up to 10TB
  • Firmware ImagePerfect
  • NVR ready
  • 8+ Bays
  • Power consumption 2.78Watts
  • SkyHawk is the first, and only surveillance optimised drive to deliver drive health management.
  • Rescue and data services are optional
  • Three years warranty

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SkyHawk for Surveillance: Smart, Safe, Secure
Smart, safe and secure, Seagate SkyHawk surveillance drives are engineered for 24×7 video recording.

The FireCuda HDD 2TB

Ferocious Performance. Superior Storage. Tireless Durability.

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Hate waiting for your game or application to load? The FireCuda SSHD (Solid State Hybrid Drive) delivers superior performance when compared to standard hard drives. What makes it exceptional is that it also comes with the high capacity options you’ve come to expect from a hard drive solution. It’s the perfect upgrade for gamers, creative professionals and PC enthusiasts.

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FireCuda delivers fast load speeds for nonstop performance and play. It saves time with a drive that boots in seconds. It allows for a richer gaming experience with up to 5 times faster speed than traditional hard drives. When it comes to speed, storage and reasonable pricing – there are none that come close to the FireCuda. FireCuda is perfect for gamers and creative professionals who want it improved performance for PC gaming, high-performance PCs, creative pro applications, workstations and much more.

Product Features

  • 2.5- and 3.5-inch HDDs
  • Flash Memory Capacity: 8GB
  • SATA 6Gb/s
  • 64MB Cache
  • Five years warranty
  • Faster load times for non-stop performance and play
  • Performs up to 5X faster than 7200 rpm desktop hard drives
  • Improves overall system responsiveness by 30% or more

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Seagate FireCuda – Get in the Game
You’ve been there – that moment when you’re gaming with your squad, there’s one final obstacle and then lag, lag, lag … Not with the Seagate FireCuda.


Data is the currency of the future and protecting it is imperative for the smooth operation of your business. Speed, size and price are three critical elements to consider when making your choice. Seagate covers all three areas better than the rest. The reality is computer systems crash, and they are susceptible to human error, breaches and other disasters. Seagate’s performance, price and storage capacity make it our winning solution and brand of choice. Contact Eurobyte Technology now for the latest Seagate range of hard drives and your perfect solution.

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