Seagate acquires Xyratex

Seagate has announced the completion of its acquisition of Xyratex. Xyratex provides capabilities for Seagate in which it could vertically integrate HDD test, while also augmenting their product offering with the OEM Storage Systems, OneStor and ClusterStor offerings from Xyratex.

Seagate aims to deliver cloud, high performance computing, enterprise IT storage needs with innovative and reliable storage products.  

Seagate hopes that Xyratex’s enterprise data storage systems and high-performance computing business will provide added value to their customers through a broader array of storage solutions as cloud-based business models proliferate the market.

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