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

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2007-09-25 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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6. In fiscal 2007 (July 2006 through June 2007), Seagate's robot-powered factories churned out 159 million hard drives, a clip of:
  • 435,616 drives per day
  • 18,150 drives per hour
  • 302 drives per minute
  • 5 drives per second
 
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

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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