Insurance: Hard Drive Maker Western Digital Buys SSD Company SiliconSystems

Traditional hard drives are still wildly cost effective compared to solid state drives, but that doesn't mean SSD isn't the future. Western Digital bought an SSD company SiliconSystems for $US65 million today, as a nice little hedge against the day when HDD's are utterly obsolete. Seagate announce SSD plans recently, too. [WD]

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