"We are going to have a solid state drive, probably for enterprise first," Watkins said on Wednesday.
Seagate's decision is a significant turning point for the storage market. The flash versus magnetic debate has been the most high-profile issue in the storage world for the past two years.
Rather than trying to fight the trend, Seagate is going to cover all the bases by manufacturing flash drives. But it won't release the products immediately: the company is looking for a supplier of flash chips.
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