During the company's earnings call, Seagate shared some details about its HDD roadmap. At the moment, Seagate ships 10TB HDDs and is testing prototypes of 12TB helium-filled HDDs. Over the next 18 months, Seagate plans to introduce 14TB and 16TB disks, and in 2020 the firm intends to deliver its first 20TB HDD.
Seagate is getting closer to reaching its goal of making 20TB hard drives by 2020.
Seagate's hard drive capacity today tops out at 10TB. A 12TB drive based on helium technology is being tested, and the feedback is positive, said Stephen Luczo, the company's CEO.
Furthermore, Seagate said it plans to raise the minimum capacity of its PC HDD lineup to 1TB.