Gartner Research

SWOT: Western Digital, Worldwide

Published: 25 November 2008

ID: G00159534

Analyst(s): John Monroe


The demand for greater storage will continue to expand, and hard-disk drives will continue to act as the primary repositories of digital data. Western Digital is the world's second-largest producer of HDDs. This analysis examines key factors that will impact the company during the next 12 months.

Table Of Contents
  • Company Overview
    • Western Digital
    • Corporate Milestones
  • SWOT Analysis
    • Strengths
    • Weaknesses
    • Opportunities
    • Threats
    • Worsening Global Economies Might Limit the Demand for HDDs
  • Implication for Company Being Profiled
  • Methodology

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