Western Digital replaces several HGST Ultrastar HDDs after higher than expected failure rates


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Western Digital is replacing several enterprise HGST Ultrastar disks because of higher than expected failure rates in a certain batch. The company works together with affected customers to replace the disks.

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Western Digital is replacing several enterprise HGST Ultrastar disks because of higher than expected failure rates in a certain batch.
Are they going to pay for the data recovery should one loose their data from the failure? If they don’t I can see their status going straight into the toilet.


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with publicly available information such as this-


issues can quickly be located within drive segments.