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Toshiba, HGST, Seagate and WD to launch Storage Products Association

Toshiba_logo_cmyk.gif IRVINE, Calif., August 13, 2013 - Today, with HGST, Seagate, and WD, the Storage Products Business Unit of Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., a committed technology leader, has launched a new storage association, the Storage Products Association (SPA). The SPA targets storage vendors, ISVs, solution providers and users, providing a forum to educate and advocate about the role of hard disk drives (HDDs) and Solid State Hybrid Drives (SSHDs) in consumer and business environments.

The Association's Goals are to Drive Market Education and Advocacy, Focusing on the Critical and Growing Role of Hard Disk Drives in Today's Data Revolution

HGST_aWDco_2C.gif SANTA CLARA, Calif., Flash Memory Summit 2013 (Booth #606), August 13, 2013 - >a href="" target="_blank">HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies and now a Western Digital company, NASDAQ: WDC) today announced that it is a founding member of the Storage Products Association (SPA), with Seagate, Toshiba and WD. The SPA will serve as a new voice for the storage industry to help promote the important and growing role of hard disk drives (HDDs). The formation of the SPA to promote new innovations driven by hard disk drives - a sixty year old technology - points to the new and critical role HDDs play in enabling today's and tomorrow's data-intensive mobile and cloud world.

WD-A-Western-Digital-Company.gif IRVINE, Calif. — Aug. 13, 2013 — WD®, a Western Digital® (NASDAQ: WDC) company, announced that it has founded the Storage Products Association (SPA) with other hard drive companies to promote the merits and value of rotating magnetic storage technologies, as well as to make consumers and professionals aware of how critical hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid-state hybrid drives (SSHDs) are to their digital lives.

Launches Storage Products Association with HGST, Toshiba and WD

seagate_2c_pos.jpg CUPERTINO, Calif. — Aug. 13, 2013 — Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX), a world leader in storage solutions, today announced that it has co-founded the Storage Products Association (SPA), a new forum designed to educate consumers and professionals alike about the critical role hard disk drive (HDD) and solid state hybrid drive (SSHD) technologies plays in today's digital age.


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  • Revenues in 2012 for disk drive manufacturers exceeded $37B, exceeding the GDP of Kenya with a population of 43 million


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