Volgens Quantum is de zware battle in de hardeschijven-land, waar de prijzen 3 tot 4 keer zo hard dalen als normaal, niet meer vol te houden. Vooral Seagate zou schuldig zijn aan de huidige malaise (dank je wel ):
Disk drive manufacturer Quantum, is calling for an end to "unsustainable" price cuts across the industry. Mike Brown, chief executive at Quantum said that Seagate was one of the worst culprits.
Quantum accused its rival of pricing its products below its costs, which forced others to do the same.
Quantum said that it would not cut prices to gain market share, and he asked the rest of the industry to follow suit. He commented: "We canít go on with everyone losing money."
[...] Prices in the industry have been falling at three or four times the usual rate, illustrating a significant slump even in an industry famous for its ups and downs. But analysts are divided about who is to blame.
Zie The Register voor het volledige nieuwsbericht.