EMC executives have confirmed that last year’s price increase on all EMC disk drive lines will remain for the majority of 2012.
EMC Price Increase on EMC Disk Drives Here to Stay
EMC raised prices 5-15% on all lines of hard drives, including EMC disk drives and VNX disk drives, to handle the high-capacity drive shortages.
During EMC’s earnings call last week, the SAN storage vendor announced that the price increases would remain into late 2012.
The company cited lingering shortages and a struggle to meet demand as the main reasons for the price increase. EMC CFO Dave Goulden said that, while shortages for some drive types have eased, shortages remain for high-capacity nearline drives.
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