OEM news stories
Top 10 semiconductor buyers increased chip spending in 2021
The top 10 original equipment manufacturers increased their chip spending by 25.2% and accounted for 42.1% of the total market, despite the semiconductor shortage and COVID-19 pandemic disruptions.
External OEM storage revenue hits $6.9 billion for enterprise market
Revenue generated by the group of ODMs selling directly to hyperscale data centres declined by 7.7% year over year in 2Q21 to $6.4 billion, while capacity shipped grew 13.8% year over year to 88.7 exabytes.
Global consumers to trade in 810 million smartphones in favour of 5G devices
68% of consumers would be willing to trade-in their device in favour of a 5G-capable upgrade, according to research from Blancco Technology Group.
HP seeks to 'raise the bar' for security in the printer industry
"This is an important step in driving more stringent industry standards for IoT devices, like printers, and pushing our industry to a higher standard."
Western Digital unveils 20TB mechanical HDDs
Select customers will be able to sample Western Digital’s 18TB Ultrastar DC HC550 CMR HDD and the 20TB Ultrastar DC HC650 SMR HDD, with full production expected to begin in the first half of 2020.