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Global HDD demand to keep falling, says HGST executive

Apr 28, 22:05

Global demand for hard disk drives (HDDs) of all sizes will continually decrease from 561 million units in 2014 to 550 million units in 2015 and further to 538 million units in 2016,...

Use of helium-filled HDDs in data centers to drastically rise in 2015, says HGST president

Feb 17, 11:39

A large increase in the use of helium-filled hard disk drives (HDDs) in data centers is expected in 2015 mainly because more platters can be held in an HDD of the same volume than...

HGST pushing new technologies to enhance storage capability

Dec 30, 22:33

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST), a subsidiary of Western Digital, has hosted a conference in Taipei, Taiwan, inviting its partners in the Greater China region to showcase...

Global information storage to grow to 447ZB in 2020, says HGST executive

Sep 25, 10:39

Global information storage in 2013 was estimated at 4.4ZB (zettabyte) and is forecast to increase to 447ZB in 2020, with a compound annual growth rate of 44% during the seven-year...

HGST looks to adoption of helium-filled HDDs by ODMs

Dec 11, 14:03

HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies), a subsidiary of Western Digital, has offered 3.5-inch hermetically sealed helium-filled 6TB hard disk drives (HDDs) and is looking...

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...

HDD industry may not restore normal supply until end of 2012, though Hitachi GST production will be restored by February, says company vice president

Jan 13, 12:10

The global hard disk drive (HDD) industry may take one year to completely recover from the impact of flooding in Thailand and and therefore the market will not be able to resume normal...

Brendan Collins, HGST product vice president (right)

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...

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...

External hard drive shipments in 2011 unlikely to meet targets

Jul 28, 01:25

Players in the external hard drive industry originally expected to see more than 100% growth on year in 2011, but may not be able to achieve growth as strong as expected due to serious...

Hard drive industry to continue facing shortage in May

May 10, 01:35

Japan's earthquake in March has significantly impacted the supply status of the hard drive industry and the effect is expected to persist in May with two of the top-5 makers - Western...

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...

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...

Digitimes Insight: WD buys HGST to increase HDD market share

Mar 11, 10:42

Japan-based Hitachi on March 7 announced that it has sold subsidiary Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST), a top three hard disk drive (HDD) maker globally, to Western Digital...

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    Hitachi introduces 1TB hard disk

    Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) recently announced the Deskstar 7K1000, which according to the company is the industry's first terabyte (TB) hard drive. Shipments to retail...

    Photo: HGST, Jan 9.

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