Seagate Technology ships its two billionth hard disk drive
Published on Mar 13, 2013 8:36 PM
American technology firm Seagate Technology has become the first company to ship two billion hard disk drives worldwide.
The hard disk drive manufacturer's journey to this milestone was fuelled by a recent explosion in demand for storage from mobile applications, cloud infrastructure, social media, business applications and a wide variety of consumer markets.
It took Nasdaq-listed Seagate 29 years to ship one billion hard disk drives from its factories worldwide, but just four years later, it has shipped two billion.
"This achievement is a testament to the commitment of our employees whose relentless dedication and personal pride continue to be the fabric of this company," said Seagate chief executive Steve Luczo.
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