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Market Share: Hard-Disk Drives, Worldwide, 1Q18

Published: 21 May 2018

ID: G00351312

Analyst(s): Robert Preston , John Monroe , Andrew H Kim


Total HDD shipments in 1Q18 decreased 10.4% sequentially and 4.8% annually, but total PB delivered were up 30.5% on an annual basis. Business-critical/nearline enterprise drives set a shipment record for the second consecutive quarter; BC/NL PB grew 22.3% sequentially and 89.7% annually.

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