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Wednesday, 26 Oct 2016

Seagate launches new Enterprise Performance 15K HDD v6 drives

Seagate launches new Enterprise Performance 15K HDD v6 drives

Seagate has just launched its new Enterprise Performance 15K HDD v6 drives for enterprise and cloud customers. These drives are said to be the world's fastest hard drives.

Friday, 14 Oct 2016

Seagate launches new 2.5-inch drives - 2TB FireCuda and 5TB Barracuda

Seagate launches new 2.5-inch drives - 2TB FireCuda and 5TB Barracuda

Seagate has just dropped two new 2.5-inch form factor hard disk drives, the 2TB FireCuda and the 5TB Barracuda. Find out more about these new drives here.

Wednesday, 20 Jul 2016

Seagate announces 10TB Guardian Series hard disk drives

Seagate announces 10TB Guardian Series hard disk drives

Do you need lots of storage? Good news, because Seagate has just announced its new Guardian series of 10TB helium-based drives for high-end consumer applications.

Tuesday, 12 Jul 2016

Seagate announces more job cuts, will reduce its workforce by a further 6,500

Seagate announces more job cuts, will reduce its workforce by a further 6,500

Seagate has announced another round of job cuts. It said that it will cut 6,500 positions, which is roughly 14% of its workforce.

Saturday, 9 Jul 2016

67% of used storage drives sold online hold personally identifiable data

67% of used storage drives sold online hold personally identifiable data

A recent study revealed that over two-thirds of storage drives sold online contain some sort of personally identifiable information or even corporate data.

Tuesday, 7 Jun 2016

Western Digital will lay-off 400 workers in Bay Area, more job cuts likely to come

Western Digital will lay-off 400 workers in Bay Area, more job cuts likely to come

No thanks to dwindling sales of hard disk drives and a challenging PC market, Western Digital is reportedly looking to lay-off some 400 workers in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Thursday, 28 Apr 2016

WD goes for gold, launches new Gold HDDs for data centers (Updated with pricing)

WD goes for gold, launches new Gold HDDs for data centers (Updated with pricing)

Western Digital has just announced its new Gold hard disk drives, which were designed specifically for use in data centers.

Friday, 11 Mar 2016

Humidity is shown to degrade HDD reliability more than temperature

Humidity is shown to degrade HDD reliability more than temperature

In a study of HDD reliability by Rutgers University and Microsoft, it was found that humidity is a greater contributing factor to degrading HDD reliability.

Friday, 19 Feb 2016

Seagate unveils world's slimmest 2TB 2.5-inch HDD

Seagate unveils world's slimmest 2TB 2.5-inch HDD

Seagate's new 2TB Mobile HDD is the world's slimmest and first 7mm 2TB hard disk drive.

Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016

Toshiba could sell or cease HDD business to focus on SSDs

Toshiba could sell or cease HDD business to focus on SSDs

According to reports, Toshiba could be on its way out of the HDD business to focus on building SSDs and flash memory.

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