Seagate dominates Q3 DVR market, keeps top spot in hard drivesDecember 13, 2006: 7:26 AM ET
Seagate (STX) remains top dog in the hard drive storage market in the fall, according to the latest numbers from market research firm iSuppli, leading Western Digital (WDC), Hitachi (HIT), Samsung and Toshiba. More highlights from iSuppli's report: Seagate kept the lead in 3.5-inch drives for TiVo-like devices, with a 44.2 percent share. Its closest rival in that business, Western Digital, had 32.5 percent.
Also, Seagate continued its dominance of the enterprise hard drive space, where its size and efficiency allow it to outprice many rivals. Seagate had 58.4 percent of that market, while Fujitsu, in second place, took 25.9 percent.
All the numbers, below:
iSuppli Table: Ranking of Hard Disk Drive Suppliers in the Third Quarter
(Ranking by Thousands of Units Shipped)
Source: iSuppli Corp. December 2006