Recent Examples of disk drive from the Web
The document comes from Western Digital, the largest supplier of computer disk drives.
Those rights were critical for Western Digital because hard-disk drives, one of its major products, are being replaced by flash-memory chips.
At various points in the negotiations, Toshiba has leaned toward another bidding group that includes Western Digital, a U.S. maker of hard-disk drives that is the Japanese company’s partner in the memory-chip business.
Led by investor Bain Capital, the group includes Apple, a venture capital unit of Dell and disk drive maker Seagate.
Seagate, one of the biggest makers of disk drives, has resorted to job and cost cuts in recent years to cope with weakening demand for personal computers that use its storage product.
The classic example here is the disruption and eventual dis- placement of leading disk drive players, which were caught off guard by bottom-up disruptors that initially entered the scene with simpler technology and inferior performance.
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Definition of disk drive for English Language Learners
: a computer part that holds a computer disk or set of disks and that reads data from and copies data to disks
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