Launches Storage Products Association with HGST, Toshiba and WD
NEW DELHI – August 14, 2013: Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX)
Newly formed, the Storage Product Association’
“The market for storage continues to grow at an explosive rate with estimates now predicting that by 2020 demand will reach 6 zettabytes annually,” said Jeff Burke, Seagate vice president of strategic marketing and research. “As the purveyor of the broadest storage portfolio in the industry, Seagate is committed to sharing the benefits of storage technologies and the right storage mix for consumer and enterprise needs. We are pleased to join SPA as we view the association as an excellent forum for educating the public at large.”
In addition to informing customers, partners, members and users about current storage offerings, SPA will strive to provide balanced and informative information to the marketplace about cutting-edge storage technologies such as shingle magnetic recording and heat-assisted magnetic recording and the role these new technologies may serve in the future.
Making its debut this week at the Flash Memory Summit 2013, SPA founding members will participate together in a panel titled, “Solid State Hybrid Drives Help Meet Today’s Storage Requirements”
About the Storage Product Association
The Storage Products Association (SPA) helps storage manufacturers and users understand and support current and future storage needs, including the key role of hard disk drives and solid state hybrid drives, in an effective storage mix for all consumer and business environments. For more information, go
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