Published: 22 May 2018
Analyst(s): Andrew Neff
Total HDD shipments in 1Q18 fell 10.4% sequentially and 4.8% annually, but total petabytes delivered were up 30.5% on an annual basis, driven by growth in business-critical/nearline HDDs. In terms of 1Q18 PB, Western Digital (44.7% share) and Seagate (43.1% share) were similar to 4Q17 levels.
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