Too slow for Windows 11
A recent executive brief from data storage industry analyst firm Trendfocus reports that OEMs have disclosed that Microsoft is pushing them to drop HDDs as the primary storage device in pre-built Windows 11 PCs.
Platter maker thinks it can hit its target
The company which makes HD platters said that it expects to "realise near-line HDD having storage capacity of more than 30TB" by the end of 2023.
By nearly 50 percent
With Solid-state drives both getting cheaper and higher in capacity, it does not come as a surprise that HDD shipments are expected to drop by nearly 50 percent in 2019.
With new MACH.2 and HAMR technologies
Seagate has officially announced its newest Exos 14 HDD at the OCP summit, a helium filled 14TB HDD aimed at the enterprise market, which uses new MACH.2 Multi Actuator and HAMR technologies, allowing it to hit a record 480MB/s sustained throughput.
8TB for business critical servers and shared storage systems
Toshiba America Electronic Components has announced volume availability of its next MG Series HDD – the MG05ACA800 – providing 8TB for business critical servers and shared storage systems.
Will co-exist with SSD, like ebony and ivory
Seagate might have been pushing into the solid state drive (SSD) market with shedloads of acquisitions or strategic alliances with SSD partners, but that does not mean that HDs are a thing of the past.
As well as a 5TB 2.5-inch BarraCuda HDD
Seagate has unveiled an addition to its FireCuda hybrid HDD lineup, the 2.5-inch 2TB FireCuda, as well as a 5TB 2.5-inch mobile HDD which will be a part of its BarraCuda lineup.
3.5-inch helium filled HDDs for datacenters
Seagate has announced that it has finally started to ship its 10TB enterprise-class helium-filled HDDs.
Available later this month for $349
On Wednesday, Seagate announced Innov8, the world’s first power adapter-less USB 3.1 Type-C external hard drive for desktops. The drive is available in an 8TB storage capacity and does not require any power cable to operate, using only a single USB Type-C connector as a source of both power and data.
8TB drives at the ready
After a series of unfortunate rankings among its peers in HDD production space, Seagate is turning to humongous drive capacity. 8TB drives sampling to key clients today, slated for wide availability later this year.