Posts Tagged ‘hard drive shortage’

hard drive shortage latest update

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

This is the latest information we have been given regarding the hard drive shortage resulting from the floods in Thailand.

It seems that the  shortage could persist for much of next year. This is a blow to CCTV installers who have seen prices falling recently, there is however little that can be done in the short term to rectify this situation.

Western Digital hard drive shortage

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

latest news.

Due to the flooding in Thailand and surrounding areas, WD have had to close 2 factories. 1 due to it being underwater and the other as it is inaccessible. This has resulted in a hard drive shortage in the short to medium term. As a result Western Digital have recalled all hard drives that are currently in transit to the World wide channel so they can reallocate… Continue reading

Is the world about to run out of hard drives?

Monday, October 24th, 2011

CCTV and PC manufactures are panic buying  hard drives today, suddenly, there is a realization that we may be about to see a crisis not seen before in our industry, but why? This is taking place around the world and prices are soaring by as much as 50% as industry is starting to digest the impact of the flooding that has hit the Western digital factory in Thailand… Continue reading