Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Saturday December 03, 2011

Thailand Floods Spur Rush to SSDs

It was predicted as soon as the reports of the massive floods in Thailand came across the news wires that there would be a surge of new orders for SSD replacements. With the closing of a dozen or more HDD manufacturing plants, the demand is now turning to the more expensive SSD alternative to replace the unavailable hard drive inventory.

Hard drive prices should stabilize by June, IDC said, and the industry should be back to normal by the second half of 2012.