Magnetic storage

Showa Denko Contracts with Seagate to Jointly Develop HAMR Technology-based HD Media

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 7:00am

Ltd. (Seagate) to jointly develop next-generation hard disk (HD) media for data recording with Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR[1]) technology, which is a next-generation data recording method for hard disk drives (HDDs).

Key Points: 
  • Ltd. (Seagate) to jointly develop next-generation hard disk (HD) media for data recording with Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR[1]) technology, which is a next-generation data recording method for hard disk drives (HDDs).
  • SDK has developed FePt-based new magnetic material and technology to mass-produce HAMR-technology-based HD media with this new magnetic material.
  • This FePt-based new magnetic material has ultra-high ordering temperature, which was thought to be difficult to realize on the surface of HD media coated with conventional magnetic material.
  • Under the joint development contract, SDK and Seagate have entered into, Seagate will evaluate the FePt-based new magnetic material developed by SDK and/or SDK/Seagate collaboratively.

Toshiba Announces 18TB MG09 Series Hard Disk Drives

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 2:00am

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Toshiba) announces the 18TB[1] MG09 Series HDD, Toshibas first HDD models with energy-assisted magnetic recording.

Key Points: 
  • Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Toshiba) announces the 18TB[1] MG09 Series HDD, Toshibas first HDD models with energy-assisted magnetic recording.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210217006068/en/
    Toshiba: 18TB MG09 Series hard disk drives (Photo: Business Wire)
    Sample shipments of 18TB MG09 Series HDD to customers are expected to start sequentially at the end of March 2021.
  • With 12.5% more capacity than prior 16TB models, 18TB MG09 CMR drives are compatible with the widest range of applications and operating systems.
  • Toshibas new 18TB MG09 Series delivers new levels of storage density and power efficiency to our cost-conscious cloud-scale and storage solutions customers.

Toshiba Announces 18TB MG09 Series Hard Disk Drives

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 2:00am

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage CorporationToshiba announces the 18TB[1] MG09 Series HDD, Toshibas first HDD models with energy-assisted magnetic recording.

Key Points: 
  • Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage CorporationToshiba announces the 18TB[1] MG09 Series HDD, Toshibas first HDD models with energy-assisted magnetic recording.
  • Sample shipments of 18TB MG09 Series HDD to customers are expected to start sequentially at the end of March 2021.
  • With 12.5% more capacity than prior 16TB models , 18TB MG09 CMR drives are compatible with the widest range of applications and operating systems.
  • Toshibas new 18TB MG09 Series delivers new levels of storage density and power efficiency to our cost-conscious cloud-scale and storage solutions customers.

Toshiba Announces 16TB MG08 Series Hard Disk Drives

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 2:11am

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Toshiba) announces MG08 Series, the industrys largest capacity 16TB[1] [2] Conventional Magnetic Recording (CMR) HDD.

Key Points: 
  • Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Toshiba) announces MG08 Series, the industrys largest capacity 16TB[1] [2] Conventional Magnetic Recording (CMR) HDD.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190107006110/en/
    Toshiba: 16TB MG08 series hard disk drives, the industry's largest capacity Conventional Magnetic Recording (CMR) HDD (Artist's impression) (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The MG08 Series is Toshibas second-generation helium-sealed HDD family, and eighth-generation Enterprise Capacity HDD family.
  • Toshibas new 16TB MG08 Series delivers new levels of storage capacity and density while delivering improved power efficiency for our cloud-scale and storage solutions customers.
  • Shipments of samples of 16TB MG08 Series drives to customers will begin sequentially at the end of this month.

Toshiba Announces 16TB MG08 Series Hard Disk Drives

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 2:00am

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) announces MG08 Series, the industrys largest capacity 16TB[1] [2] Conventional Magnetic Recording (CMR) HDD.

Key Points: 
  • Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) announces MG08 Series, the industrys largest capacity 16TB[1] [2] Conventional Magnetic Recording (CMR) HDD.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190107006075/en/
    The MG08 Series holds 16TB capacity and improved power efficiency by utilizing a 9-disk helium design.
  • Toshibas new 16TB MG08 Series delivers new levels of storage capacity and density while delivering improved power efficiency for our cloud-scale and storage solutions customers.
  • Shipments of samples of 16TB MG08 Series drives to customers will begin sequentially at the end of this month.