Seagate and Western Digital predict a grim future for storage media sales


Western Digital and Seagate have revealed hard drive (HDD) and solid state drive (SSD) sales have declined throughout 2022, and that “the situation is getting worse”.

Western Digital CEO David Goeckeler made the comments (opens in new tab) at the recent Goldman Sachs technology conference, adding that he has little confidence in the company achieving its sales revenue projection of around $3.6-3.8 billion in its final quarter of the year.