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Old February 23, 2012, 12:48 PM
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A quick little consolidation diagram of the HDD industry to the best of my recollection. There were a couple of other companies that just disappeared (liek PrarieTek) or quit making HDD's (like HP).

Code:
IBM -----+
          \
Hitachi ---+-----+
                  \
Western Digital ---+-+------------------------>
                  / /
Tandon ----------+ /
                  /
Imprimis --------+

Samsung --------------+
                       \
Connor -------------+   \
                     \   \
Seagate -------------+--+-+---+-+------------->
                       /     / /
Maxtor -----+------+--+     / /
           /      /        / /
Quantum --+      /        / /
                /        / /
Miniscribe --+-+        / /
            /          / /
Rodime ----+          / /
                     / /
Control Data Corp --+ /
                     /
Micropolis ---+-----+

Toshiba -----+------------------------------>
            /
Fujitsu ---+
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