Seagate Releases New Enterprise Disk Drive Diagnostic Utility

Seagate Technology today announced the launch today of SeaTools Enterprise Edition, a diagnostic utility for enterprise-class SCSI and Fibre Channel disc drives.

SeaTools Enterprise Edition is the latest member of Seagate’s SeaTools Suite, is a group of user-invoked diagnostic applications that support all Seagate SCSI and ATA disc drives as well as legacy drives. According to Seagate, it is designed to provide quick and accurate diagnosis of drives in the enterprise, minimize the false diagnosis of errors on drives, and provide tool sets to give administrators more control of Seagate enterprise drives.

According to Seagate SeaTools Enterprise Edition’s features a graphical interface, supports SCSI and Fibre Channel Drive Self-Test (DST), allows multiple tests to run concurrently in a single session and simultaneously or sequentially test up to 120 drives per session. It runs on direct attached storage on Intel platform systems running Windows 2000, NT or 9x.

Seagate plans to add support for other operating systems and advanced host adapters later this year.

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