Author: Stephen Buckler

Horizon October 2016 Hard Drive Market Brief

03 November in Uncategorized

Horizon October 2016 Hard Drive Market Brief Market - With Intel and Microsoft reducing their forecasts against expected softening notebook and desktop demand, the hard drive manufacturers require a push from the data centers space to offset declining client HDD shipments. Overall, the large data...

Horizon Technology Hard Drive Market Brief September 2016

02 November in Uncategorized

Market; sentiment continues to lean towards a healthy Q4, but demand has yet to materialize in a significant way with the market seemingly in a state of stasis. Both Intel and WDC announced improved Q4 guidance and reports indicate increased notebook demand driven by the...

Horizon August 2016 Hard Drive Market Brief

02 November in Uncategorized

Market - manufacturers consolidating supply to align with market demand is old news. The two top of mind questions for storage market participants are how do I position myself to succeed in a cloud-centric market and what will the fall build schedule look like as...

Horizon July Hard Drive Market Brief

27 July in Global Supply & Demand (GSD) Database, Hard Drives, Uncategorized

Horizon Hard Drive Market Brief June 2016   Market- Seagate’s and Western Digitals recent resurgence in stock valuations is reflective of a stronger than anticipated personal computer market, market consolidation, and cost cutting; with the hard drive manufacturers balancing manufacturing capacity against demand. With manufacturers kicking the unit...

Horizon Hard Drive Market Brief June 2016

23 June in Uncategorized

Market- The macro trend continues to be storage moving towards SSD, however, the second half of 2016 is shaping up to be an interesting period for hard drives. The combination of supply tightening by the hard drive manufacturers and a reported looming NAND flash shortage...

Data Centers Wringing Cost out of the Asset Life Cycle

16 June in Uncategorized

Data centers are becoming much more sophisticated in the life cycle management of their hardware assets as evidenced by the growth of the open compute movement and the increased adoption of white box solutions within data centers as operators look to reduce complexity and operational expenses.  Operators...

Horizon Hard Drive Market Brief May 2016

24 May in Uncategorized

Market- the hard drive landscape is quickly changing as SSD volumes continue to grow across all categories and hard drive unit volumes shrink. Hard drives are a declining market, but they are not going away. The manufacturers are taking steps to regain their footing. They...

APRIL 2016 Price Updates

12 May in Uncategorized

Horizon Technology is an internationally recognized, award winning distributor of data storage, specializing in disk drives and SSD. We’ve been solving customers’ data storage needs for over twenty years. Below is a sample of the type of inventory that Horizon Technology keeps on hand to...

HDD Market Brief April 2016

26 April in Hard Drives

    Market: Quarter 1 2016 Hard Drive volumes retreated 11% from quarter 4 2015. As demand drops we expect pricing to increase (opposite of standard supply and demand equation) driven by lower capitalization utilization rates resulting in increased overhead expenses and unit pricing. Hard drive manufacturers are...

Horizon Technology Factory Recertified HDD Program

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07 December in Uncategorized

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