Industry voiceStorage will play a vital role as the foundation of the next-generation data centre.
The 6TB version of Western Digital's Red hard disk is nicely priced, and bound to be popular as a result.
Seagate's new flagship squeezes up to 6TB of storage into a 3.5-inch drive, a capacity that previously could only be achieved across multiple disks.
A product built using revolutionary technology, the HGST Ultrastar He6 is not something you come across everyday.
The price and availability of hard-disk drives has shot up by as much as 150 per cent since the floods in Thailand caused many manufacturing plants to close.
Western Digital's Scorpio Black 750GB notebook drive is another in the recent spurt of high-capacity laptop HDDs such as the Toshiba MK7559GSXP, WD WD3200 Scorpio Black and Toshiba MK1059GSM.
If you're looking for a large drive with a ridiculous amount of capacity (formatted you're looking at 2.72TB), and don't mind paying a little bit over the odds for it, this is the drive for you.
Arbitrary data archival lengths is not about finding a deep enough hole, it's about keeping your data with you at all times.