Cupertino, CA—Micron Technology, Inc., and Seagate Technology plc reached a strategic agreement to establish a framework for combining the innovation and expertise of both companies. The goal of the partnership is to enable customers of the two companies to benefit from a focused approach to “deliver industry-leading storage solutions, helping them innovate faster and more effectively.”
While initially focusing on next-generation SAS SSDs and strategic NAND supply, Micron and Seagate anticipate that this multiyear agreement will extend into future collaboration on enterprise storage solutions featuring Micron NAND flash memory.
“This agreement enables Seagate to secure a strategic supply of NAND flash memory and enables collaboration on future products and technologies,” said Phil Brace, executive vice president, Electronics Solutions, Seagate. “Our companies are leaders in the storage industry, and in working together we build on that success.”
“The collaboration will assure both Seagate and Micron target the growing enterprise flash market with industry-leading offerings across both of our product portfolios,” added Darren Thomas, vice president, Storage, Micron. “The relationship provides Micron access to enterprise drive technology and platforms, expanding our portfolio and accelerating our push into the enterprise market segment.” seagate.com and micron.com