Seagate: 18 TB HDD Due in First Half 2020, 20 TB Drive to Ship in Late 2020

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 - HDDs, Teknologi

Seagate: 18 TB HDD Due in First Half 2020, 20 TB Drive to Ship in Late 2020 Seagate last week clarified its high-capacity HDD roadmap during its earnings call with analysts and investors. The company is on track to ship its first commercial HAMR-based hard...

Western Digital Reveals 18 TB DC HC550 'EAMR' Hard Drive

Thursday, September 19th, 2019 - HDDs, Teknologi

Western Digital Reveals 18 TB DC HC550 'EAMR' Hard Drive Marking an important step in the development of next-generation hard drive technology, Western Digital has formally announced the company’s first hard drives based on energy-assisted magnetic recording. Starting things off with capacities of 16 TB...

Western Digital 20 TB HDD: Crazy Capacity for Cold Storage

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 - HDDs, Teknologi

Western Digital 20 TB HDD: Crazy Capacity for Cold Storage As operators of cloud datacenters need more storage capacity, higher capacity HDDs are being developed. As data hoarders need more capacity, higher capacity HDDs are needed. Last week Western Digital introduced its new Utrastar DC...

Western Digital’s Ultrastar DC HC330: A 10 TB HDD for Enterprises w/ 40% Faster Writes

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 - HDDs, Teknologi

Western Digital’s Ultrastar DC HC330: A 10 TB HDD for Enterprises w/ 40% Faster Writes Western Digital has introduced its new top-of-the-range air-filled hard drive for enterprises that use storage servers, RAID arrays, and distributed storage. The Ultrastar DC HC330 HDD expands the capacities that...

Shipments of PC Hard Drives Predicted to Drop By Nearly 50% in 2019

Friday, May 3rd, 2019 - HDDs, Teknologi

Shipments of PC Hard Drives Predicted to Drop By Nearly 50% in 2019 According to a new financial presentation from Nidec, a Japanese motor manufacturer who is responsible for around 85% of all HDD spindle motors, the company believes that shipments of hard drives for...

Western Digital: Over Half of Data Center HDDs Will Use SMR by 2023

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 - HDDs, Teknologi

Western Digital: Over Half of Data Center HDDs Will Use SMR by 2023 Western Digital said at OCP Global Summit last week that over half of hard drives for data centers will use shingled magnetic recording (SMR) technology in 2023. At present Western Digital is...

Toshiba's HDD Tech Roadmap: A Mix of SMR, MAMR, TDMR, and HAMR

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 - HDDs, Teknologi

Toshiba's HDD Tech Roadmap: A Mix of SMR, MAMR, TDMR, and HAMR In an interview published this week with Blocks & Files, Toshiba outlined the company will be relying on a mix of hard drive technologies in order to keep increasing hard drive capacities. Along...