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4U60 G2 Storage Enclosure

Enterprise-Class, Cost-Effective, Scalable
Ideal for high-capacity storage needs

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®
  • Expandable: Host connectivity: 4 x HD Mini-SAS ports per IO module. Supports up to 8 hosts.
HGST 4U60 JBOD front HGST 4U60 JBOD back      


  • Up to 60 integrated Ultrastar® drive modules
  • Available capacities include 12TB, 10TB, 8TB, and 6TB
  • Hybrid capability: can be configured with SSDs to create separate performance tiers within the platform
  • Available with SAS drives for HA application
  • 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
Host Connections 8x12 Gb/s SAS (4 per IOM)
Capacity (minimum) 144TB with 6TB drive modules
Capacity (maximum) 720TB with 12TB drive modules
Enclosure 174.8mmx424mmx881mm/6.88in.x16.69in.x34.7in.
Enclosure with CMA 174.8mmx424mmx1110mm/6.88in.x16.69in.x43.7in.
Weight 89.81 kg (198 lbs.) – fully configured with 60 helium drive modules
93.71 kg (208 lbs) – fully configured with 60 air drive modules
Cable Management Arm  Standard
Power and Cooling (operating)  
Power Supply  Two 1,650W PSUs, hot swap and redundant
Input Volatage  200-240VAC auto-ranging, 47Hz-63Hz input (high line power only)
Cooling Fans  N+1 redundant fans (fans integrated in PSU)
Environmental (operating)  
Temperature Range  5° to 35°C
Humidity  8% to 80% (non-condensing)
Shock  3.5g 6ms Pulse vertical shock
Vibration  Random 0.25 Grms, 5-10Hz, 0.05 g sine wave sweep, 10-300Hz
Acoustics  <7.5dB LwA @ 23ºC
Environmental (non-operating)  
Temperature Range -30° to 60°C
Humidity  8% to 80% (non-condensing)
Shock  8g 6ms Trapezoidal
Vibration Random 0.6 Grms 10-300Hz

Since 2015 Zstor is HGST Integration Partner for HGST Enterprise JBODs, HDDs and SSDs.

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