Western Digital this week reported that it would get started volume shipments of its 20TB really hard drives showcasing OptiNAND technology future thirty day period. Western Digital’s OptiNAND engineering takes advantage of an iNAND UFS embedded flash travel (EFD) with an HDD to make improvements to efficiency, dependability, and ability. But the dilemma is, will those people 20TB drives be out there to shoppers?

“Following month, we will commence quantity shipments of our 20TB CMR challenging drives primarily based on OptiNAND technology,” said David Goeckler, chief executive of Western Electronic, on a contact with analysts and buyers.