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Gartner Invest Analyst Insight: WDC 2Q17 Benefits From HDD and SSD Trends

Published: 26 January 2017

ID: G00325518

Analyst(s): Andrew Neff


Western Digital 2Q17 had an upside/favorable outlook similar to Seagate's comments. However, WDC can offset the secular decline of the HDD business with growth in the SSD segment — in front of the launch of 64-layer 3D NAND — such that we see WDC as an essential beneficiary of the growth of data.

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