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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...

NAS shipments expected to see strong growth

Oct 8, 11:33

As demand for personal network attached storage (NAS) has been rising rapidly, NAS shipments are expected to surpass 3.5 million units in 2013 and reach close to seven million units...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Price to become major obstacle for the standardization of Thunderbolt

Jun 5, 01:30

Although Intel has been aggressively promoting its Thunderbolt transmission technology in the PC industry, some PC players pointed out that the cost of Thunderbolt's controller chip...

HDD industry to be dominated by Western Digital, Seagate

Dec 21, 16:23

In the wake of Seagate's completion of acquisition of Samsung Electronics' hard disc drive (HDD) business, industry observers believe the HDD industry will be dominated by Western...

Seagate, Western Digital to see supply gap to drop significantly in 1Q12

Dec 6, 01:40

Hard drive supply volumes in the first quarter of 2012 are expected to increase from 110-120 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011 to 140 million units, helping to reduce the...

Hard disc drive

Seagate lowers 4Q11 target HDD shipments to 41-45 million units

Nov 18, 01:00

Seagate Technology has downward adjusted its fourth-quarter 2011 shipment goals for hard disk drives (HDDs) to 41-45 million units due to the impact of flooding in Thailand, decreasing...

PC ODMs may be forced to stop production due to HDD shortages

Nov 4, 15:31

Some PC ODMs may be forced to stop production beginning November due to hard disk drive (HDD) shortages, according to industry sources. Global HDD supply in the fourth quarter is...

Taiwan market: Retail channels rest hope on Seagate for supply of HDDs

Nov 2, 16:25

As Western Digital (WD) has given priority to PC vendors for supply of its hard disk drives (HDDs) due to shortages arising from flooding in Thailand, retail channels in the Taiwan...

Seagate expected to be global largest HDD supplier in 4Q11 due to Thailand flooding, say Taiwan makers

Oct 24, 11:19

Seagate Technology has downward adjusted its global shipment forecast for the fourth quarter of 2011 from 55 million hard disk drives to 40-50 million units because its production...

Prices for 2.5-inch HDDs rise by 5-10% due to Thailand flooding

Oct 21, 16:42

The serious flooding in Thailand has forced hard disk drive (HDD) assembly and HDD component factories in the area to stop production and consequently a global shortage of HDDs is...

HDD prices to rise in November due to flooding in Thailand

Oct 19, 01:20

International suppliers of hard disk drives (HDDs) are expected to raise prices as component costs will rise and demand from PC ODM/OEM makers has significantly increased due to the...

Thai flooding likely to constrain HDD supplies, says IHS

Oct 18, 10:00

Thailand has experienced its worst floods in more than 50 years, potentially leading to a shortage of HDD supplies during the current quarter that may last into the first quarter...

Seagate, WD update impact of Thai flooding

Oct 13, 11:02

Seagate Technology and Western Digital (WD), the two biggest companies in the global HDD market, have provided updates to their operations in Thailand in light of the current flooding...

HDD industry impacted by Thailand floods

Oct 13, 01:25

HDD players Western Digital, Seagate, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) and Toshiba have all been impacted by the floods in Thailand amid power shortages and a breakdown...

China rare earth export controls to increases hard drive prices by 5-10%

Aug 18, 01:35

The China government's export control policy for rare earth elements, a key material for hard drive's, will increase ASPs in the retail channel by 5-10% as hard drive makers are facing...

Can Seagate thin HDD stave off the threat of SSDs? asks IHS

Aug 5, 01:20

Seagate Technology's introduction of a super-slim hard disk drive (HDD) could help the HDD industry stave off the incursion of solid-state drives (SSDs) in the notebook and tablet...

Seagate to control 40% of HDD market with Samsung acquisition, says IHS iSuppli

May 4, 16:54

Seagate Technology's recent buyout of Samsung Electronics' hard disk drive (HDD) business will considerably boost the newly merged entity's overall standing, with combined shipments...

Taiwan hard drive component makers may face difficulty negotiating quotes

Apr 21, 01:30

As the hard drive market will be fully occupied by three major players following Western Digital's acquisition of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) and Seagate completes...

Samsung to sell HDD division, expand partnership with Seagate

Apr 20, 13:51

Samsung Electronics has announced it entered into a strategic deal with Seagate Technology to expand their strategic relationship. The agreement covers the sale of its hard disk drive...

Seagate buying Samsung HDD department rumor unlikely to occur shortly

Apr 19, 01:45

Rumor about hard drive maker Seagate may purchase Samsung Electronics' hard drive business has been spreading in IT market after report about Samsung considering selling its hard...

HDD components grow 25% in 2010, says Information Network

Mar 24, 11:21

While the hard disk drive (HDD) market recorded disk drive unit shipment growth of 17.1% in 2010, component manufacturers such as heads and suspensions grew 24.7%, according to The...

Hard drive shipments expected to see a double-digit growth sequentially in 2Q11

Mar 3, 01:25

Hard drive shipments in the first quarter of 2011 are expected to see a sequential drop of 4-5% to only about 155-165 million units as notebook vendors face inventory pressure generated...

Western Digital unseats Seagate in 2010, says Information Network

Feb 23, 14:13

Western Digital (WD) took command of the hard disk drive (HDD) market in 2010 from long-time leader Seagate on the strength of its market momentum in mobile computing, according to...

HDD component maker Min Aik expects double-digital growth in 2011 shipments

Jan 13, 02:00

Taiwan-based hard disk drive (HDD) component maker Min Aik Technology has announced revenues of NT$3.1 billion (US$106.69 million) for the fourth quarter of 2010, up 2.89% on quarter...

Hard drives have a happy holiday, says iSuppli

Dec 16, 12:02

Manufacturers of hard disk drives (HDD) are expected to receive a late-year boost during the holiday season as shipments rally during the fourth quarter, according to market research...

Samsung, Seagate team up to co-develop SSD controllers

Aug 13, 12:39

Samsung Electronics and Seagate Technology have announced plans to jointly develop and cross license controller technologies for enterprise-class solid state drives (SSD).

Prospects of hybrid HDDs in notebook market: Q&A with Seagate's Teh Ban-seng

Jun 21, 16:39

Seagate Technology on May 24, 2010 unveiled Momentus XT drive, a hybrid hard disk drive (HDD) series that combines 7,200rpm hard disk platters and a 4GB SSD (solid-state drive) made...

Seagate's Teh Ban-seng

Western Digital likely to unseat Seagate in 2010, says The Information Network

May 13, 14:02

Western Digital (WD) came close to taking the lead in the global hard disk drive (HDD) market in 2009, but a surge in desktop sales kept Seagate in the lead for the year, according...

Seagate leads in 4Q09 HDD market, says iSuppli

Mar 23, 10:43

Seagate Technology in the fourth quarter of 2009 maintained its perch at the top as the world's largest manufacturer of hard disk drives (HDD), fending off a strong challenge by perennial...

Supply of 3.5-inch HDDs tight until March 2010, say Taiwan PC makers

Dec 11, 11:41

Supply of 3.5-inch hard disk drives (HDDs) for use in desktops and servers has fallen short of demand and the tight supply is unlikely to ease until March 2010, according to Taiwan-based...

Taiwan market: Seagate to launch 3.5-inch HDD Barracuda 7200.12

Jan 7, 15:30

Seagate Technology on January 7 unveiled Barracuda 7200.12, its 3.5-inch 7,200rpm hard disk drive (HDD) with a storage capacity of 500GB a platter, for launch in the Taiwan market...

Seagate 3.5-inch HDD Barracuda 7200.12
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    Seagate Momentus XT

    Seagate has announced it is now shipping the second generation of Momentus XT solid state hybrid drive for consumer and commercial laptops. With a drive upgrade, users can boost...

    Photo: Company, Dec 1.

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    Seagate Pulsar XT.2 SSD

    Seagate has begun distribution channel shipments of its Pulsar XT.2 SSD series, according to the company. The Pulsar XT.2 SSD combines SLC flash with a native 6Gb/s SAS interface...

    Photo: Company, Aug 9.

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    Archos G9-series tablets featuring Seagate HDD

    Seagate has announced that the company is delivering hard disk drive storage for the Archos G9-series 8- and 10-inch tablets. The Archos G9 family of tablets features a dual-core...

    Photo: Company, Jun 28.

  • Seagate+Momentus+XT+drive

    Seagate Momentus XT drive

    Seagate has announced channel and OEM shipments of its Momentus XT drive, which it claims is the world's fastest 2.5-inch laptop PC hard drive combining SSD-like performance. The...

    Photo: Company, May 31.

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    CES 2010: Seagate USB 3.0 portable HDD kit

    Seagate has unveiled the BlackArmor PS110 USB 3.0 portable external hard drive performance kit for notebook computers. This all-in-one USB 3.0 toolkit, exhibited at CES 2101, packages...

    Photo: Company, Jan 12.

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