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Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013

HGST Ships Helium-Filled 6TB Hard Disk Drive

HGST Ships Helium-Filled 6TB Hard Disk Drive

HGST, a company of Western Digital, has begun shipping its helium-filled 6TB hard disk drives. First announced in September 2012, the Ultrastar He6 also features the company's 7Stac disk design, enabling it to fit 7 drive platters for a total capacity of 6 terabytes (TB).

Friday, 28 Sep 2012

Hitachi Demonstrates Quartz Glass Storage that May Last Millions of Years

Hitachi Demonstrates Quartz Glass Storage that May Last Millions of Years

Hitachi demonstrated the use of quartz glass technology to store data that is touted to last 100 million years. This is mainly due to the fact that quartz glass is a highly stable and resilient material, which is used to make beakers and other laboratory instruments.

Friday, 14 Sep 2012

Hitachi GST Announces Helium-Filled Hard Disk Drive Platform

Hitachi GST Announces Helium-Filled Hard Disk Drive Platform

Hitachi GST has announced its new helium-filled hard disk drive platform. This radical technology is touted to reduce power consumption by around 23 percent and in turn helps to lower overall operating temperatures by up to four degree Celsius. The company plans to ship such HDDs by 2013.

Thursday, 15 Dec 2011

Hitachi GST Ships Two New 4TB Deskstar-Based HDDs

Hitachi GST Ships Two New 4TB Deskstar-Based HDDs

Hitachi GST has launched two products based on its new 4TB HDDs early this week. The Deskstar 5K4000 is a 3.5-inch HDD targeted at consumer PCs while its Touro Desk external drive, with the new 4TB capacity, houses the Deskstar 5K4000.

Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011

Hitachi GST Unveils 2.5-inch HDD

Hitachi GST Unveils 2.5-inch HDD

Reportedly offering up to 18% faster sequential I/O than its predecessors, the 2.5-inch Ultrastar C10K900 is available in capacities including 300GB, 450GB, and 600GB.

Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011

Capital Equipment Costs to Fix Flooded HDD Factories in Thailand Substantial

Capital Equipment Costs to Fix Flooded HDD Factories in Thailand Substantial

Replacement and repairing capital equipment in the flooded plants will lead to large increases in capital equipment, with the cost likely to amount to $1 billion.

Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011

Hitachi GST Announces 1TB Per Platter Hard Drives

Hitachi GST Announces 1TB Per Platter Hard Drives

Hitachi GST has announced their flagship 3.5-inch hard drive featuring 1TB of storage capacity per platter.

Monday, 15 Aug 2011

Stone-Like Optical Discs that are Nearly Indestructible, the M-Discs

Stone-Like Optical Discs that are Nearly Indestructible, the M-Discs

Start-up Millenniata and Hitachi-LG Data Storage plan to release an optical disc and read/write player that will store photos and other data forever.

Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011

Hitachi GST Announces the New Ultrastar SSD400M Enterprise MLC SSDs

Hitachi GST Announces the New Ultrastar SSD400M Enterprise MLC SSDs

Hitachi GST unveils a new enterprise-class solid-state drive based on Intel's 25nm MLC NAND Flash. The new Ultrastar SSD400M family of SSDs is a result of a joint development between Hitachi GST and Intel.

Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011

Western Digital to Acquire Hitachi GST for US$4.3 Billion

Western Digital to Acquire Hitachi GST for US$4.3 Billion

Western Digital and Hitachi announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby WD will acquire Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $4.3 billion.

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