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Fujitsu reportedly selling hard drive business

by on02 October 2008


Western Digital to scoop it up


According to several reports, Fujitsu is selling its hard disk business and is currently in talks with Western Digital.

Under the reported plan, Fujitsu would sell all HDD plants for $660 to $944 million. According to Nikkei, Fujitsu's HDD unit has been posting losses for quite a while now and the deal should be finalized by the end of the year.

Competition in the HDD business is heating up, huge drives are readily available at ridiculous prices, driving margins down, and SSDs are becoming more affordable with each passing day.

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Last modified on 03 October 2008
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