Reply to post: Re: Are Disk Drive Vendors screwed (by flash)?

Are Disk Drive Vendors screwed (by flash)?

Tim Parker

Re: Are Disk Drive Vendors screwed (by flash)?

"Are Disk Drive Vendors screwed (by flash)?"

No. There is currently no one storage medium suitable for all uses, that much is surely obvious - the mix will change as it always has, new technologies will create new niches and infiltrate existing ones, old ones will present an effective usability advantage or disappear... wasn't it ever thus.

"Can Seagate and WD catch up? Shapiro would think not. They are utterly screwed."

Frankly, bollocks.

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