SkyHawk Surveillance Hard Drives

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YOUR DATA DESERVES THE GUARDIAN SERIES

The Best Comes From Within

Seagate has dominated the data storage industry for 40 years.

We understand your unique data storage challenges, and crafted SkyHawk™ 14TB surveillance hard drives to help you achieve your goals.

SKYHAWK SURVEILLANCE HARD DRIVES

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24×7 workloads can leverage up to 14TB with drives designed for DVR and NVR systems. SkyHawk surveillance drives are equipped with enhanced ImagePerfect™ and SkyHawk Health Management to help you sail through your toughest challenges.

  • Supports up to 64 HD cameras
  • Minimizes dropped frames
  • Reduces downtime

Does your surveillance data need the strength of SkyHawk?

Calculate your storage needs.

SKYHAWK AI

Designed for AI Surveillance

We’ve made the right drive for your unique surveillance challenges.

  • Supports up to 64 HD cameras and 16 additional AI streams1
  • Delivers zero dropped frames with ImagePerfect AI
  • Enterprise-class workload rates at 550TB/yr for high reliability

1. 16 AI streams = 8 AI channels

24×7 CLEAR STREAMING

Smart Surveillance

SkyHawk’s innovative ImagePerfect and ImagePerfect AI firmware are the clearest choices in the industry.

Watch a video that explains how ImagePerfect firmware enables better performance in surveillance environments.

Read a short tech paper to learn how ImagePerfect firmware optimizes for smooth video streaming and zero dropped frames.

WATCH VIDEOREAD PAPER

Maintain Drive Health

Every SkyHawk AI hard drive includes two years of Seagate Data Recovery Plan service to protect against problems that can cause data loss.

RESCUE PLANS

SkyHawk Health Management (SHM) is drive monitoring software designed for prevention, intervention, and recovery. It is available on standard SkyHawk surveillance hard drives.

SKYHAWK HEALTH

SkyHawk delivers performance and reliability

“ The SkyHawk surveillance drives operate with an extreme workload rating, low power consumption, provide long-term drive reliability and can operate in harsh environments, withstanding a variety of temperature ranges – ideal for British Airways i360 being on the seafront. ” Christopher Dean,
Owner at Brighton CCTV

“ After switching to Seagate, we have lower disk failure rates, and we also achieved a remarkable NFD (no frame drop) during our solution partner certification with Milestone System’s Xprotect VMS. ”Bing Wan,
Director of Middle East Operations at Rasilient Systems

“ All NVRs built by Sentry Security Systems Inc. now feature Seagate SkyHawk surveillance drives because of their proven reliability, increasing performance and recording throughput on our servers. ” Nick Keller,
Manager of Technical Services at Sentry Security Systems Inc.

 
  • SkyHawk
  • SkyHawk AI
  • Exos (Helium)
 
  SMB-surveillance DVR and NVR AI-surveillance NVR Centralized NVR Analytics
Form Factor
3.5-inch 3.5-inch 3.5-inch
Capacity
14TB1, 12TB1, 10TB, 8TB, 6TB, 4TB, 3TB, 2TB, 1TB 10TB, 8TB, 6TB, 4TB 12TB, 10TB, 8TB, 6TB, 4TB, 2TB, 1TB
Health Management
14TB1,12TB, 10TB, 8TB, 6TB, 4TB - -
RV Sensors
Yes2 Yes Yes
AI streaming optimized
- Yes, 16 AI streams -
# of Cameras Supported
1 to 64 cameras 1 to 64 cameras -
Workload Rating
180TB/year 550TB/year 550TB/year
Rescue Data Recovery Services
Optional Standard -
Warranty
3-year warranty 5-year warranty 5-year warranty
 

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Model Data Sheet User Manual Capacity Interface Cache RV Sensors
SkyHawk 14TB
ST14000VX0008

3-year limited warranty

14TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
SkyHawk 12TB
ST12000VX0008

3-year limited warranty

12TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
SkyHawk 10TB
ST10000VX0008

3-year limited warranty

10TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
SkyHawk 8TB
ST8000VX0022

3-year limited warranty

8TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
SkyHawk 6TB
ST6000VX0023

3-year limited warranty

6TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
SkyHawk 6TB
ST6000VX001

3-year limited warranty

6TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
SkyHawk 4TB
ST4000VX007

3-year limited warranty

4TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Yes
SkyHawk 3TB
ST3000VX010

3-year limited warranty

3TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
SkyHawk 3TB
ST3000VX009

3-year limited warranty

3TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB
SkyHawk 2TB
ST2000VX008

3-year limited warranty

2TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
SkyHawk 1TB
ST1000VX005

3-year limited warranty

1TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
Model Data Sheet User Manual Capacity Interface Cache RV Sensors
SkyHawk AI 14TB
ST14000VE0008

5-year limited warranty

14TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
SkyHawk AI 12TB
ST12000VE0008

5-year limited warranty

12TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
SkyHawk AI 10TB
ST10000VE0004

5-year limited warranty

10TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
SkyHawk AI 8TB
ST8000VE0004

5-year limited warranty

8TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
SkyHawk AI 6TB
ST6000VE001

5-year limited warranty

6TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
SkyHawk AI 4TB
ST4000VE001

5-year limited warranty

4TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Yes
Model Data Sheet User Manual Capacity Interface Cache
Surveillance HDD +Rescue 8TB Hard Drive
ST8000VX0012
8TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB
Surveillance HDD 6TB
ST6000VX0001
6TB SATA 6Gb/s 256MB
Surveillance HDD 3TB
ST3000VX006
3TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
Surveillance HDD 2TB
ST2000VX003
2TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
Surveillance HDD 2TB +Rescue
ST2000VX005
2TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
Surveillance HDD 1TB
ST1000VX001
1TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB
Surveillance HDD 1TB +Rescue
ST1000VX003
1TB SATA 6Gb/s 64MB

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