Among the new products and announcements is a somewhat unorthodox deployment suggestion: To use its new 5mm ultrathin HDD in a tablet.
Seagate today announced that it has started shipping a new family of hard disk drives designed specifically to cater to ultrathin laptops, as well as tablets.
The Seagate Slim portable drive is an external hard disk drive measuring 9.5mm thick and is slightly larger than an iPhone 5.
Shipments of solid-state drives should rise by over 300 percent between 2013 and 2017, according to market researchers from IHS iSuppli.
Western Digital has unveiled more information about the SSHD that it started shipping to computer makers two weeks ago.
Western Digital this week began shipping the world's slimmest series of hard disk drives.
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, a subsidiary of Western Digital, this week unveiled the Ultrastar C10K1200, an enterprise-class 1.2TB SAS hard disk drive designed for servers.
The price of solid state drives has been steadily dropping, according to IHS iSuppli. Specifically, its data shows that the price of SSDs has dropped 20 percent in the second quarter of 2012 and another 10 percent in the second half of the year.
Toshiba mid-week announced its first family of 4TB hard disk drives for businesses.
Apple's new Fusion Drive was unveiled just a couple of weeks back. While it sounds similar to the hybrid hard drive like the Momentus XT hybrid drive, it really consists of a separate solid-state drive and hard disk drive that are merged into a single volume at the operating system level.