Establishment of enterprise class SSD market to meet future demand, Western Digital announced that mergers and acquisitions Stec Inc

Jun

25

2013

Establishment of enterprise class SSD market to meet future demand, Western Digital announced that mergers and acquisitions Stec Inc
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Enterprise-class SSD hard drive factory is the future battlefield, knows it’s Western Digital finally shot.

Western Digital 24 issued a press release that one of its hard disk brands HGST officially historic enterprise SSD manufacturers Stec Inc acquisitions.

Stec Inc was founded in 1990, the NASDAQ (NASDQ: STEC) market, which is an R & D center in Hsinchu, Taiwan, which is perhaps why the Western Digital in 2011 set up R & D center in Hsinchu choose one of the reasons.

Currently enterprise applications market, demand for 15K HDD SSD has gradually been replaced, of course, still concentrated in this part of the application of Tier 0.

Relative to Western Digital, is one of the traditional hard drive maker Seagate officially launched in early May 600,600 Pro, 1200 SSD and X8 Accelerator and other four SSD, whether it is the face of the consumer market, or enterprise market applications are There exist corresponding product.

Traditional hard factory opened in the SSD market will probably be another battle, but the controller’s R & D is not easy to imagine, the current situation will favor the use of third-party Solution, and coupled with the next generation of enterprise applications specification is not yet clear before, in fact, enterprise SSD market than the general consumer market is more attractive.

According to Reuters reports that this merger cost of $ 340 million, the entire transaction is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2013.

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