China’s largest tech company unveils plans to release a 128TB SSD next year, but won’t sell it to anyone. The record-breaking SSD will be used exclusively in its Exabyte-enabled OceanStor A800 products

Storage is a major concern for businesses that struggle to back up and manage all the data they generate – a situation not helped by the advent of generative AI, which has massively disrupted traditional storage solutions.

Huawei’s answer to this problem is its OceanStor A800 NAS device. Originally unveiled last year, Huawei properly showed it off to European journalists and partners at the recent Innovative Data Infrastructure (IDI) Forum 2024 in Berlin.