Six Things You May Not Know About Seagate and Storage Hard Drives

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2007-09-25 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Storage has come a long way since the first hard disk drive shipped in 1956, with no end in sight to the growth in unit shipments and data storage needs.

By Chris Preimesberger

 
 
 
5. By 2012, Seagate estimates that the industry could ship 374 exabytes of storage -- a 440 percent increase from 2007. One exabyte is equal to 1 quintillion bytes. Seagate itself could ship 300 million hard drives per year, some 10 drives per second, acc
Six Things You May Not Know About Seagate and Storage Hard Drives
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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