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  • Last update: Monday 19 January 2015 [49 news items]

Western Digital to become dominate HDD maker with Hitachi acquisition, says iSuppli

Mar 8, 12:03

With its purchase of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST), hard drive maker Western Digital (WDC) will pad its lead in the global hard disk drive (HDD) market, giving...

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...

Western Digital takes top spot in hard drive shipments, says iSuppli

Jun 4, 14:03

Ending its perpetual encampment in second place, Western Digital in the first quarter of 2010 shipped the most hard drive disks (HDD) of any storage supplier, surpassing Seagate Technology...

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...

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...

HDD supply to remain tight until end of 2009, says Western Digital Taiwan

Sep 18, 12:03

The global supply of hard disk drives (HDDs) for PC ODM makers has been tight due to rebounding demand in emerging markets in May-June 2009 and then in the US and Europe in July-August,...

Short supply of notebook HDDs may continue in 3Q09

Jul 3, 14:38

The tight supply of notebook hard drives is expected to continue throughout the third quarter, according to IC distributor GMI Technology and Weikeng Industrial, sales agents for...

Taiwan market: Western Digital to launch TV HD player, ShareSpace NAS system

Dec 23, 15:59

Western Digital (WD) on December 22 unveiled its TV HD (high-definition) Media Player and ShareSpace, a NAS (network attached storage) system, for launch in the Taiwan market soon,...

WD TV HD Media Player

HDD vendors to offer low-cost 2.5-inch HDDs for netbooks in 2009, say Taiwan makers

Dec 16, 16:29

Seagate Technology, Western Digital and Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, in response to the calls for cost reductions from PC vendors, are developing low-cost 2.5-inch hard disk...

Enterprise HDDs shifting from 3.5 inches to 2.5 inches in mainstream size, says Western Digital

Nov 24, 16:36

The mainstream size of enterprise-grade hard disk drives (HDDs) is developing from 3.5 inches currently toward 2.5 inches because a 10,000rpm 2.5-inch HDD consumes 35% less power...

Paul Martin, WD senior director for Worldwide Channel Marketing, Enterprise

Taiwan market: WD launches new 3.5-inch hard drive VelociRaptor

Aug 25, 12:15

Western Digital (WD) on August 22 unveiled two new models of its VelociRaptor hard drive series, the WD3000HLFS (with a storage capacity of 300GB) and the WD1500HLFS (150GB), for...

WD VelociRaptor
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    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.

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    Toshiba 3TB 3.5-inch HDD

    Toshiba has announced the launch of a family of advanced 3.5-inch HDDs that bring multi-terabyte capacities to the consumer space. Volume shipments of the drives, produced with...

    Photo: Company, Aug 17.

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    WD SiliconEdge Blue

    Western Digital (WD) has announced shipping its first consumer-oriented SSD with the new WD SiliconEdge 2.5-inch SSD family. WD SiliconEdge Blue SSDs, in capacities up to 256GB,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 8.

  • The+250GB+Western+Digital+Scorpio+2%2E5%2Dinch+Serial+ATA+%28SATA%29+hard+drive

    The 250GB Western Digital Scorpio 2.5-inch Serial ATA (SATA) hard drive

    Western Digital (WD) announced it is now shipping its 250GB Scorpio 2.5-inch Serial ATA (SATA) hard drives. The WD Scorpio features WD's exclusive WhisperDrive technology, which...

    Photo: Company, May 23.

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