Specifically designed for use in NAS systems with up to 8 bays. Supports up to 180 TB/yr workload rate Rate is defined as the amount of user data transferred to or from the drive. The workload Rate is annualized (TB transferred times (8760/recorded power-on hrs)). The workload Rate will vary on hardware/software components. NASware firmware for compatibility. Small and home office NAS systems in a 24/7 environment.