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Seagate Mozaic 3+ increases HDD capacity with HAMR

Seagate Mozaic 3+ increases HDD capacity with HAMR

Heat-Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR) has long been seen as a promising technology that more than doubles the capacity of HDDs. Seagate is now fulfilling this promise by integrating Mozaic 3+ into its Exos data centre HDDs. HAMR's predecessors, CMR (Conventional Magnetic Recording), SMR (Shing... Read more

date3 months ago
When will the HDD finally go extinct?

When will the HDD finally go extinct?

HDD sales have been in decline for years. Pure Storage stated earlier this year that the end of this ancient storage medium is near, after which many parties made the case for the continued survival of the hard disk drive. Can we ever say goodbye to the HDD, and if so, when? Pure Storage's messa... Read more

date5 months ago
Seagate forced to pay $300 million after supplying HDDs to Huawei

Seagate forced to pay $300 million after supplying HDDs to Huawei

Storage vendor Seagate must pay $300 million to the U.S. government. It allegedly sent over 7 million hard drives to China's Huawei. Current US export regulations ban companies from doing so. The fine is for violating sanctions the US government introduced in August 2020. Between that month and ... Read more

date1 year ago
Seagate introduces high-performance Exos X storage arrays

Seagate introduces high-performance Exos X storage arrays

Seagate launched a new series of Exos X storage arrays. The systems deliver high-performance and self-healing technology. The storage arrays are suitable for large amounts of data in on-premises and private cloud environments. According to Seagate, the Exos X-series helps companies store and sec... Read more

date2 years ago
Seagate share price plummets due to COVID lockdowns and shortages

Seagate share price plummets due to COVID lockdowns and shortages

Seagate's share price plummeted. The company struggles with chip shortages for SSDs, NAS devices and racks. According to its most recent quarterly report, production will decline in the coming months. The same report forecasts revenue of $2.35 billion in the current quarter, a 24 percent decline... Read more

date2 years ago
Seagate starts shipping  22TB hard drives to “some customers”

Seagate starts shipping 22TB hard drives to “some customers”

The enormous hard drives are currently shipping mostly to data centers. Seagate confirmed that it had begun shipping its 22TB hard drives to interested parties at its recent conference call with financial analysts and investors. The new 22TB HDDs are the most capacious models on the market, usin... Read more

date2 years ago
Enterprises struggle to manage growing volumes of data

Enterprises struggle to manage growing volumes of data

A suite of surveys find that companies are having trouble coping with the amount of data they need to manage and protect. Dell has released its 2021 Global Data Protection Index. The survey spotlights the challenges organizations face arising from the threat of ransomware and complexities around... Read more

date3 years ago
Seagate is still the king of HDDs, Western Digital is closing gap

Seagate is still the king of HDDs, Western Digital is closing gap

In Q2 2021, HDDs have shown a positive dynamic after underperforming in recent years. The big three HDD suppliers (Western Digital, Toshiba, Seagate) shipped a record 350.7 exabytes. The demand mainly came from exascale data centers, operators, and Chia miners. Seagate is still at the top of the... Read more

date3 years ago
Seagate unveils Lyve Cloud mass storage platform

Seagate unveils Lyve Cloud mass storage platform

The new offering is an S3-compatible storage-only cloud they say will help enterprises extract more value out of data. Seagate this week introduced their Lyve Cloud storage-as-a-service platform, an S3-compatible storage-only cloud. According to the company, Lyve Cloud enables always-on mass cap... Read more

date3 years ago
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