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Sony and Seagate to Increase HDD Capacity to 30TB, Aim to Meet Growing Data Center Demands

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Sony Group Corp (NYSE:SONY) is set to significantly enhance Hard Disk Drive (HDD) capacities through the mass production of laser diodes, a move poised to meet the growing demands of data centers worldwide. 

Starting in May, Sony Semiconductor Solutions, in collaboration with Seagate Technology Holdings Plc (NASDAQ:STX) from the U.S., will manufacture these advanced diodes for use in 3.5-inch HDDs capable of storing 30 terabytes of data—double the capacity of current models.

To accommodate this innovative technology, Sony plans to invest approximately 5 billion yen ($33 million) into expanding its facilities in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, and Thailand, Nikkei Asia reports. 

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