Western Digital has announced the launch of its new premium SanDisk Professional product line designed specifically for creatives and professionals, with models all offering extremely high reliability and performance. The new SanDisk Professional product line includes models from Western Digital&s two brands, SanDisk and G-Technology, as well as new products, and consists of 16 modular workflow solutions in total. As there are:
The models of the new SanDisk Professional series.
- Pro-Cinema CFexpress VPG400: A new, rugged CFexpress card for filmmakers that offers a sustained read rate of at least 400 MB/s. The new card is expected to be available this summer.
- Pro-Reader Series: Four new universal Pro-Reader products with USB-C interface supporting SuperSpeed USB 10Gbs. The readers support the latest popular memory card standards, including CFast, CFexpress, RED Mini-Mag Edition, CF, microSD and SD card slots. The Pro readers are expected to be available in stores in summer 2021.
- Pro-Dock 4: A new docking station with four slots for readers that combines recording and ingest with a scalable offload solution to ^help speed up production workflow by allowing data from up to four cards to be copied to the computer simultaneously. The Pro-Dock is expected to be available this summer.
The portfolio also includes a new 4TB G-DRIVE ArmorLock Encrypted NVMe SSD as well as the familiar lineup of rugged portable G-DRIVE drives, enterprise solutions G-RAID, G-RAID SHUTTLE and desktop solutions using Ultrastar drives.
The enterprise transportable RAID solutions (now with Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C support) offer a wide range of high-capacity drives with over 100TB for transferring, backing up and archiving mission-critical data. The wide range of new drives is expected to be available from early June 2021.