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Horizon June 2017 Storage Market Brief

28 June in Uncategorized

I marvel at how well the storage market demonstrates the intersection of micro and macro-economic trends, with the manufacturers operating within the lines drawn by forecasts and having to make monthly adjustments with a constant eye to the future. As we move into Q3, there...

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...

Enterprise Hard Disk Drive Storage

Rotating Hard Drive Storage is Alive and Well!

28 July in Hard Drives

When I was hired in 1997 by IBM, my first role was to forecast IBM HDD (hard disk drive) prices, volumes and revenue.  I was shocked by the fluctuation in pricing and the movement of share between HDD manufacturers.  Back in those days, however, there...