News
 

Bookmark and Share

(0) 

Seagate Technology on Tuesday denied information that it would delay introduction of its solid-state drives (SSDs) till 2011 due to certain issues. The world’s largest maker of hard disk drives (HDDs) said that, as promised, it would deliver its first SSDs this calendar year.

“We remain committed to solid state development, and are on track to deliver our first enterprise SSD enterprise product shipments later this calendar year. We have increased our development focus on solid state, and will continue to invest the appropriate resources to be successful in this emerging storage market,” a spokesperson for Seagate said.

On Monday Kevin D Vassily, an analyst at investment bank Pacific Crest Securities, wrote in a note to clients that Seagate might delay introduction of its solid-state drives to 2011 because of the issues with relationships between LSI Corp. and Seagate. According to the analyst, Seagate would have to utilize SSD controllers from other makers, which would delay the release of actual products rather tangibly.

Early this year Seagate said that it would introduce enterprise-class solid-state drives in 2009, but did not provide any details. Seagate recently switched chief operating officer William Watkins to Stephen J. Luczo after Mr. Watkins failed to ensure strong positions of Seagate on the market of hard drives for mobile and portable applications, but also failed to start offering SSDs in the enterprise market segment at the dawn of solid-state drives on the mass market. In fact, it is one of the key goals of Mr. Luczo to enter the market of solid-state drives, however, it seems that it may take up to two years for the company to truly enter the SSD market

 

Tags: Seagate, SSD, Flash

Discussion

Comments currently: 0

Add your Comment




Related news

Latest News

Monday, April 14, 2014

8:23 am | Microsoft Vows to Release Xbox 360 Emulator for Xbox One. Microsoft Xbox One May Gain Compatibility with Xbox 360 Games

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

10:39 am | Microsoft Reveals Kinect for Windows v2 Hardware. Launch of New Kinect for Windows Approaches

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

1:57 pm | Facebook to Acquire Virtual Reality Pioneer, Oculus VR. Facebook Considers Virtual Reality as Next-Gen Social Platform

1:35 pm | Intel Acquires Maker of Wearable Computing Devices. Basis Science Becomes Fully-Owned Subsidiary of Intel

Monday, March 24, 2014

10:53 pm | Global UHD TV Shipments Total 1.6 Million Units in 2013 – Analysts. China Ahead of the Whole World with 4K TV Adoption

10:40 pm | Crytek to Adopt AMD Mantle Mantle API for CryEngine. Leading Game Developer Adopts AMD Mantle

9:08 pm | Microsoft Unleashes DirectX 12: One API for PCs, Mobile Gadgets and Xbox One. Microsoft Promises Increased Performance, New Features with DirectX 12

3:33 pm | PowerVR Wizard: Imagination Reveals World’s First Ray-Tracing GPU IP for Mobile Devices. Imagination Technologies Brings Ray-Tracing, Hybrid Rendering Modes to Smartphones and Tablets

2:00 pm | Nokia Now Expects to Close Deal with Microsoft in Q2. Sale of Nokia’s Division to Close Next Month