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January 25, 2021
New 20 TB energy-assisted and SMR hard disk options are starting to ship, but experts predict the top 2021 trend in data center hard drives will be the transition to 18 TB HDDs.
April 27, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing some IT organizations to delay or push up their 2020 enterprise data storage purchases, while others continue with business as usual.
February 13, 2020
While waiting for HAMR to drop, we have more immediate spinning disk developments to watch out for in 2020, such as dual-actuator and shingled drives.
September 27, 2019
Well-funded startups moved up in the 2019 Forrester Wave, while most legacy vendors dropped. Cyberattack recoverability and single-pane-of-glass management were leading factors.
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