Wednesday 1 November 2023
Western Digital to separate HDD and flash memory businesses
The board of directors of Western Digital overwhelmingly approved a plan to separate its HDD and flash divisions, according to the company.
Friday 3 March 2023
Toshiba on track to expand capacity for automotive power chips
Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage recently has disclosed plans to set up new production lines for automotive power semiconductors at its existing Himeji semiconductor manufacturing...
Tuesday 25 October 2022
High-capacity SSD prices fall rapidly
Channel retailers have cut their high-capacity SSD prices aggressively to offload excess inventories, according to market sources.
Friday 17 December 2021
HDD makers facing uncertainties from chip shortages
Taiwan hard disc drive (HDD) ODMs are facing continued uncertainty around production due to shortages in certain chips and components, though they remain mostly optimistic about their...
Monday 19 July 2021
Memory channel sales in China sluggish
Memory module houses and channel distributors are less optimistic about the outlook for China's channel sales in the third quarter of 2021, despite an ongoing rally in contract market...
Thursday 15 July 2021
HDD makers to see supply constrained in 2H21
A resurgence of the COVID-19 in Thailand, coupled with shortages of certain chips and components, may disrupt shipments of hard disc drives (HDD) in the second half of 2021 despite...
Thursday 24 June 2021
Memory module houses expect limited impact from cryptomining slowdown
A substantial slowdown in cryptomining demand should only have a limited impact on the overall memory market conditions as fundamental demand remains significant, according to sources...
Wednesday 26 May 2021
Memory module makers cautiously optimistic about demand from Chia
Memory module houses have seen their sales driven by the mounting mining fever for new cryptocurrency Chia in the second quarter of 2021, but are unsure whether it is sustainable,...
Friday 15 January 2021
Seagate to expand HDD storage capacity
With the amount of global data expected to grow over 40% over the next two years, Seagate has recently launched its latest 20TB hard disc drive (HDD) and is set to expand the storage...
Monday 21 September 2020
HDD demand picking up thanks to surging Chromebook orders
Robust demand for Chromebooks from the education segment has not only led to shortages of entry-level processors and LCD panels, but also spurred demand for hard disc drives (HDDs),...
Friday 17 July 2020
Demand for nearline storage increasing
Along with fast growth in datacenters, demand for nearline storage is rising, with enterprise hard disks remaining the mainstream because no cost-effective alternatives are available...
Monday 13 July 2020
Quanta Storage sees revenue grow in June
Quanta Storage, a subsidiary of Quanta Computer, has reported consolidated revenues of NT$929 million (US$31.27 million) for June, up 8.7% on month and 34.37% on year, with second-quarter...
Monday 27 April 2020
Western Digital raising enterprise HDD prices
Western Digital reportedly is raising its prices for enterprise-use HDDs to reflect increased costs from production and logistics with mainstream products expected to see more than...
Thursday 12 March 2020
HDD manufacturing cluster formed in Thailand
A cluster of PC hard disk drive (HDD) supply chain makers has been formed in Thailand with Taiwan-based Cal-Comp Electronics & Communications and Quanta Storage also participating,...
Tuesday 17 September 2019
HDD demand from datacenter players to rise in 4Q19 and 1Q20
China- and US-based datacenter players are expected to replenish their HDD inventory beginning from fourth-quarter 2019 to first-quarter 2020, as demand for datacenter establishments...
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