Hitachi-LG Data Storage and co-conspirators participated in meetings and conversations at different times to fix prices and rig bids for optical disc drives
sold to Microsoft and HP, the DOJ said.
Manufacturers shifted around seven million disc drives
in the region this year, a 21 per cent growth over 2007 sales, according to Sofocles Socratous, senior sales manager for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa at storage leader Seagate.
When handling transactional data, which must be available 24x7x365, increased disc drive
reliability is important to enterprise customers.
The opening of DSC marks the first time a company that produces hard disc drives
has opened its doors to its entire customer base to assist in all aspects of product development.
Application for the LF-7010 rewritable optical disc drive
include the commercial education, scientific and engineering, medical, financial and legal markets, where there is a high demand for storage of vast quantities of information.
The firm's shipment of slim disc drives
for information technology-based products stays strong presently, likely to help keep its sales revenue for the fourth quarter of this year equal to that of the third quarter.
More specifically, NCQ increases performance and disc drive
life by allowing the drive to internally optimize the execution order of workloads or commands.
Seagate Technology has unveiled the Barracuda ATA II, its new 7,200rpm ATA disc drive
Seagate Technology Inc says that it has achieved a world record in disc drive
technology by demonstrating an areal density of over 16Gb/square inch, almost thrice the storage capacity of current hard disc drives
For the past 40 years, longitudinal recording has been used to record information on a disc drive
. In longitudinal recording, the magnetization in the bits on a disc is flipped between lying parallel and anti-parallel to the direction in which the head is moving relative to the disc.
Seagate recently released its Cheetah X15 disc drive
, the first drive to rotate at 15,000RPM, as well as deliver more I/Os Per Second (TOPS) than what had been previously accomplished with 10,000RPM drive designs.
Eurologic Systems announced that its network storage systems are available with Seagate Technology's 73GB disc drive
, the Cheetah 73, offering Eurologic's OEM and channel partners the ability to offer end-users scalability and capacity at a price-per-megabyte, while also supporting the interface technologies essential to performance within a network storage environment.