We’ve been waiting a while to find out about the Toshiba memory chip sale, it looks like it might finally be settled: A sale, sort of, with an eventual IPO.
“While it says that it sold its chip division,
As you may recall, the number of hard drive makers has been steadily shrinking as the product becomes more of a commodity and the industry consolidates.
Now, it looks like, one way or another, Toshiba will be next on the block.
This is not, in itself, an astonishing development.
Backup service Backblaze has released the quarterly report on its hard drive statistics. While there wasn’t anything new that particularly leapt out of this report, the company noted that it has now passed one billion hours of disk drive operation. Or, as Backblaze director of product marketing...
The rest of the world has the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. The storage world has the Backblaze annual hard drive status report, but which is drooled over and argued over just as passionately, ever since the company