Tag Archives: flood

Thailand Hard Drive Production Resuming

We’ve finally got some positive news amongst the dire supply conditions brought on by the Thailand floods; Western Digital has resumed its hard drive production in Thailand. According to a press release on the WD Web site, the company restarted...

Thailand Flood Update: It May Be Longer Than We Thought.

We know that, to some, we seem to be talking about the Thailand situation an awful lot. However, since the flooding has affected hard drive production, that impacts the entire industry and we figure it’s better to let you know...

Thailand Floods & The Resulting Consequences

Let's face it: the recent flooding situation in Thailand and the imminent hard drive shortage has many of us concerned, as approximately 40-50% of the world's hard disk drives are manufactured in the affected areas. With production halted, suppliers and...

OWC Options Address Hard Drive Shortage

Over the last week or so, we’ve talked about the flooding situation in Thailand and how it will likely result in a widespread shortage of platter-based drives. In the wake of all this, a question has arisen: if you’re running...

Flooding in Thailand May Affect Hard Drive Prices

A heavier-than-normal rainy season in Thailand may result in some instability in the platter-based hard drive market. Western Digital, one of the biggest names in hard drives, has two hard drive factories in Thailand, at least one of which is...