Western Digital to buy Hitachi's disk storage division for $4.3B

The merger will create a company that dominates the hard drive market

By , Computerworld |  Storage, Hitachi, Western Digital

"This brings together two industry leaders with consistent track records of strong execution and industry outperformance," Milligan said in a statement. "Together we can provide customers worldwide with the industry's most compelling and diverse set of products and services, from innovative personal storage to solid state drives for the enterprise."

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