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  • Last update: Monday 9 June 2014 [152 news items]

White-box server players gaining support from first-tier component suppliers

Jun 9, 21:47

Upstream component suppliers such as Intel and hard disc drive (HDD) makers, have started providing support to white-box server players such as Taiwan-based ODMs and the strategy...

Computex 2014: Toshiba, Seagate aggressive about enterprise storage solutions

May 29, 12:28

Toshiba and Seagate are set to showcase their latest storage products at the Computex 2014. Toshiba has unveiled its new enterprise hard drive recently. The hard drive is designed...

HDD vendors promoting ultra-slim models

Mar 28, 11:07

HDD vendors have been promoting 5mm ultra-slim HDDs for ultrabooks, 2-in-1 devices and above 10-inch tablets, with Dell, Asustek Computer and Lenovo expected to be initial adopters...

Western Digital expects growth in surveillance HDD demand

Mar 25, 14:42

Western Digital expects demand for surveillance hard disc drives (HDD) to grow 10% within the next 3-5 years and the growth will be contributed mainly by the Asia Pacific market,...

Global demand for HDDs used in security surveillance to grow 10% annually in 3-5 years, say Taiwan retailers

Mar 13, 19:59

Global demand for hard disk drives (HDDs) used in security surveillance solutions is expected to increase by as much as 10% a year in 3-5 years, according to Taiwan retail channels...

HDD makers pushing enterprise products for growth

Mar 5, 22:04

Hard disk drive (HDD) makers have recently turned to focus on enterprise-level storage products, after seeing their consumer HDD shipments continue to suffer from weak PC demand,...

Computer storage industry declines in 2013 despite robust growth of SSDs, says IHS

Feb 11, 14:54

A near-doubling of the market for solid-state drives was unable to help the computer-related storage industry in 2013, which slid 5% in shipments because of continuing contractions...

Western Digital pushing new hybrid drive technology to niche markets

Nov 25, 21:26

Western Digital has developed a new hybrid drive technology, integrating an 120GB solid state drive (SSD) and an 1TB hard disc drive (HDD) into a 2.5-inch hard drive. The company...

Worldwide PELS market sees continued shipment growth in 3Q13, says IDC

Nov 18, 14:15

The worldwide personal and entry-level storage (PELS) market grew 2.9% on year with 18.6 million units shipped in the third quarter of 2013, according to the IDC. Shipment values...

Western Digital expects new acquisition to benefit SSD business

Oct 25, 12:16

Western Digital has recently completed the acquisition of server flash memory maker Virident Systems, spending US$685 million. The acquisition is expected to help strengthen the hard...

Taiwan market: Western Digital opens customer service center

Sep 30, 21:54

Western Digital has announced the establishment of its first customer service center in Taiwan, aiming to help consumers get their after-sales services as soon as possible.

Toshiba launches 7,278rpm 2.5-inch HDD series with 7mm height

Aug 20, 14:19

Toshiba has announced that it will expand its family of small form factor 2.5-inch hard disc drives (HDDs) with a new series that packs up to 500GB of data storage into a unit with...

Toshiba MQ01ACF series HDD

Worldwide personal and entry-level storage market sees continued recovery in 2Q13, says IDC

Aug 16, 15:45

The worldwide personal and entry-level storage (PELS) market grew 10.7% on year with 16.8 million units shipped in the second quarter of 2013, according to the IDC Worldwide Personal...

Ultrabooks and tablets give SSD shipments a boost in 1Q13, says IHS

Aug 8, 11:39

The increased adoption of solid-state drives (SSD) among ultrabooks and other ultra-thin PCs, and tablets boosted significantly the overall SSD shipments in the first quarter, according...

Sales of slender HDD soar as PCs slim down, says IHS

Jul 19, 14:55

A new generation of thin hard disk drives (HDD) only 5mm and 7mm thick are expected to enjoy fast sales growth in coming years, as mobile computers including ultra-thin PCs and PC...

HDD shipments to stay flat sequentially in 3Q13

Jul 16, 14:49

Hard disc drive (HDD) vendors expect their shipments in the third quarter to stay flat sequentially, but drop over 10% on year due to PC clients' reluctance in placing orders. Some...

Helium-filled hard drives could lift Western Digital above competition in enterprise market, says IHS

Jan 4, 11:04

Western Digital's upcoming line of high-efficiency and super-capacity helium-filled hard disk drives (HDD) could elevate the company to the top of the enterprise HDD space, according...

Lite-On IT pushes for 3.5-4 million SSD shipments in 2013

Dec 5, 21:22

Optical disc drive maker (ODD) Lite-On IT has been aggressively expanding its solid state drive (SSD) business and expects its annual capacity for 2013 to reach 3.5-4 million units,...

Taiwan market: Toshiba debuts cloud computing HDD

Nov 19, 13:40

Toshiba Digital Media Network Taiwan, Toshiba Storage Products' subsidiary responsible for marketing Toshiba hard disk drives (HDDs) in Taiwan, China, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia,...

PMC to offer highest port count PCIe Gen3 RAID adapters

Nov 2, 13:52

PMC recently introduced its PCIe Gen3 high port-count 6Gb/s SAS/SATA RAID adapters. The Adaptec Series 7 family represents the first RAID adapters to take full advantage of PCIe Gen3...

Western Digital expected to turn conservative about HDD shipments in 4Q12

Oct 29, 22:44

With hard disc drive (HDD) maker Western Digital has recently announced its latest financial report with a shipment drop, sources from the HDD-related industry expect the company...

PCB firm Apex looks to growth in 2013, says CEO

Oct 12, 13:58

Apex International, a Thailand-based PCB maker listed on the Taiwan stock market, is looking to a growth in 2013 that will match its average annual growth in the past five years,...

Hard drive shipments rebound to record level in 2012, says IHS

Oct 1, 10:59

A year after the Thailand flooding disaster partially derailed production, the global hard disk drive (HDD) industry has fully recovered, with shipments to the computer market expected...

Taiwan market: Toshiba launches slim portable external HDD

Sep 28, 15:44

Toshiba Digital Media Network Taiwan, Toshiba Storage Products' subsidiary responsible for marketing in Taiwan, China and Southeast Asia, on September 27 unveiled Canvio Slim, a super-slim...

Toshiba Canvio Slim

WD expected to start production of 5mm HDDs at end of 2012, say Taiwan makers

Sep 20, 01:00

Western Digital (WD) has unveiled 5mm-thick hard disk drives (HDDs) and hybrid HDDs and originally planned to begin volume production in early 2013, but due to positive response from...

Adata posts 15% sales drop in August

Sep 7, 01:40

Adata Technology has reported an about 15% sequential decrease in revenues for August 2012. The memory module maker revealed that sales of its standard module products declined substantially,...

Western Digital shakes off Thailand flood impact, retakes HDD market lead in 2Q12, says IHS

Aug 29, 16:50

Six months after losing the top spot in the global hard disk drive (HDD) segment due to the flooding disaster in Thailand, Western Digital in the second quarter recovered its market...

Acer, HP consider to take back chassis purchase authority

Aug 21, 01:35

Acer and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are considering to retrieve their chassis purchase authority from notebook ODMs in hoping to effectively control their production capacity and quality,...

HDD players reportedly to push development of 5mm designs for ultrabook

Aug 14, 01:00

Hard disc drive (HDD) players have reportedly split some of their hybrid storage solutions R&D resources to work on 5mm HDDs in order to create a product that can satisfy demand...

HDDs still dominance in notebook market, IHS says

Jul 23, 10:51

Despite sluggish sales, conventional notebooks equipped with hard disk drives (HDD) as their main storage medium are unlikely to have their market share threatened in the near term...

SSDs may replace HDDs to become mainstream storage in 3-5 years

Jul 6, 14:51

The large earthquake in northeastern Japan in March 2011 and flooding in Thailand in October 2011 resulted in short supply of hard disk drives (HDDs) and therefore pushed up prices...

Mixed storage solutions key to popularity of ultrabook PCs, says HGST executive

Jul 5, 12:56

The sales performance for first-generation Ultrabook PCs equipped with SSDs (solid-state drives) has fallen short of expectations because of high sales prices due to high costs of...

Taiwan market: Seagate launches external HDD Backup Plus

Jun 27, 13:52

Seagate Technology on June 26 unveiled Backup Plus, a series of external hard disk drives (HDD) equipped with Seagate Dashboard software which supports one-click local backup and...

Cache is king in solid state drive market, says IHS

Jun 15, 10:14

Hybrid hard disk drives (HDD) containing a built-in layer of NAND flash memory may offer the advantage of consolidated storage for increasingly popular ultrabooks, but cache solid...

High prices generate record revenues for HDD market in 1Q12, says IHS

Jun 13, 16:38

The global hard disk drive (HDD) industry surged to record revenues in the first quarter, thanks to higher average selling prices that compensated for the wreckage and loss in shipments...

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  • Samsung+1TB+mSATA+SSD

    Samsung 1TB mSATA SSD

    Samsung Electronics has launched its 840 EVO mSATA SSD line-up, including a one terabyte (TB) version. The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD is an extension of the 840 EVO line-up which...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

  • Toshiba+MQ02ABF+slim+HDD

    Toshiba MQ02ABF slim HDD

    Toshiba has announced the launch of slim 7mm-height 2.5-inch, two-platter, 5,400 RPM SATA hard disk drives (HDD). The new MQ02ABF series, Toshiba's first two-platter 7mm-height HDD...

    Photo: Company, Oct 28.

  • Western+Digital+3%2E5%2Dinch+4TB+Red+hard+drive

    Western Digital 3.5-inch 4TB Red hard drive

    Western Digital has announced the expansion of its WD Red line of SATA hard drives specifically designed for home and small office network attached storage (NAS) systems with one-...

    Photo: Company, Sep 13.

  • Toshiba+MQ01ACF+series+HDD

    Toshiba MQ01ACF series HDD

    Toshiba has announced that it will expand its family of small form factor 2.5-inch hard disc drives (HDDs) with a new series that packs up to 500GB of data storage into a unit with...

    Photo: Company, Aug 26.

  • Cubic+Computing+%2D+Cubicom

    Cubic Computing - Cubicom

    - Supports Intel/Gigabyte NUC series M/Bs - Supports internal 2.5" HDD that can be used for boot-up for cost saving purpose (with selected models) - Multiple ID design available -...

    Photo: Company, Jul 17.

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