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Tuesday 28 April 2015
Global HDD demand to keep falling, says HGST executive
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,...
Tuesday 17 February 2015
Use of helium-filled HDDs in data centers to drastically rise in 2015, says HGST president
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...
Tuesday 30 December 2014
HGST pushing new technologies to enhance storage capability
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...
Thursday 25 September 2014
Global information storage to grow to 447ZB in 2020, says HGST executive
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...
Wednesday 11 December 2013
HGST looks to adoption of helium-filled HDDs by ODMs
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...
Thursday 5 July 2012
Mixed storage solutions key to popularity of ultrabook PCs, says HGST executive
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...
Friday 13 January 2012
HDD industry may not restore normal supply until end of 2012, though Hitachi GST production will be restored by February, says company vice president
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...
Wednesday 21 December 2011
HDD industry to be dominated by Western Digital, Seagate
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...
Thursday 13 October 2011
HDD industry impacted by Thailand floods
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...
Thursday 28 July 2011
External hard drive shipments in 2011 unlikely to meet targets
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...
Tuesday 10 May 2011
Hard drive industry to continue facing shortage in May
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...
Thursday 21 April 2011
Taiwan hard drive component makers may face difficulty negotiating quotes
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...
Thursday 24 March 2011
HDD components grow 25% in 2010, says Information Network
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...
Friday 11 March 2011
Digitimes Insight: WD buys HGST to increase HDD market share
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...