October 19, 2011

Massive Thailand Floods Likely To Cause Widespread Hard Drive Shortage


Todd Swank, vice president of marketing at Northern Computer Technologies (Nor-Tech), a Burnsville, Minn.-based system builder, said he is seeing the Thailand floods leading to a major shortage of hard drives.


"I remember when Taiwan had that earthquake," Swank said. "DRAM prices spiked afterwards. We could see the same scenario now with hard drives. We're taking moves to stock up on drives."


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