If ever you’re buying a new Hard Disk Drive, then you might want to consider getting a Hitachi hard drive on your next purchase, as BlackBlaze dubbed the Japanese multinational engineering and electronics company as the Most Reliable Brand for hard disk drives.
BlackBlaze, a firm for Cloud Storage, conducted a research on the life expectancy of hard disk drives offered by different brands. At the end of December 2013, BlackBlaze had 27,134 consumer grade hard drives spinning in their storage pods. Do take note that they have been acquired on different dates and years. More than 85% of them are Seagate and Hitachi hard drives, the remaining few thousands are from Western Digital and just a few from Toshiba and Samsung. (more…)