Hard drive kingpins Seagate (STX) and Western Digital (WDC) are facing tough times, thanks to...

|About: Seagate Technology (STX)|By:, SA News Editor

Hard drive kingpins Seagate (STX) and Western Digital (WDC) are facing tough times, thanks to weak PC sales and the growing replacement of hard drives with solid-state drives in the PC, server, and storage markets. However, the hard drive market's consolidation around the two vendors should result in healthier pricing in 2012.