Western Digital

  • History Repeating: Multi-Actuator Technology

     History Repeating: Multi-Actuator Technology
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    About two years ago we published several articles regarding consolidation of hard drive manufacturers and today’s story is closely related to this subject. Once upon a time, there was a company called Conner Peripherals. Before Seagate acquired Conner, and became the new owner of Conner’s intellectual rights they patented a hard drive design that utilized […]

  • Consolidation Of Hard Disk Drive Makers (Part 3)

     Consolidation Of Hard Disk Drive Makers (Part 3)
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    Another American Giant – Western Digital Western Digital Corporation (often abbreviated as WDC or WD) has a long history in the electronics industry as an integrated circuit and calculator maker as well as a storage products company. The company, was founded in 1970 by Alvin B. Phillips, a Motorola employee, as General Digital and briefly […]


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