Western Digital Acquires sTec; SSD Shakeout Begins

Howard Marks at Network Computing writes:

Western Digital announced that its HGST subsidiary will acquire solid state disk manufacturer sTec for $340 million. It’s a clear signal the SSD market is ready to consolidate.

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Stephen Foskett

Stephen Foskett is an active participant in the world of enterprise information technology, currently focusing on enterprise storage, server virtualization, networking, and cloud computing. He organizes the popular Tech Field Day event series for Gestalt IT and runs Foskett Services. A long-time voice in the storage industry, Stephen has authored numerous articles for industry publications, and is a popular presenter at industry events. He can be found online at,, and on Twitter at @SFoskett.

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