But the head of the world’s No.1 maker of hard disk drives would maintain its own roadmap and the reason why it had acquired Maxtor was intention to boost its revenue.More details over here.
“We take their facilities, put our infrastructure in there and manufacture to their customer base – in what will become our customer base now. They utilize a lot of the same equipment we do, but they are more capable in making perpendicular media,” said Bill Watkins, chief executive for Seagate, in an interview with Computer World web-site.
Seagate: "Maxtor's more capable of making perpendicular HDDs"
Posted on Saturday, Dec 24 2005 @ 02:10 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Seagate's CEO said in an interview that Maxtor, which they acquired on Thursday, had better abilities to make next-generation perpendicular hard disk drives than Seagate had.