"Even though we've all heard that Western Digital was going to be supplying hard drives to the upcoming X-Box game console from Microsoft, what we didn't know at the time is that they are only the secondary supplier. Gamers Depot is proud to bring you the news first of this new design win for Seagate.
Why have two hard drive suppliers you ask? The answer is simple. Whenever you have to depend on OEM suppliers to help make a computer, you must have a few various sources from where to get your supplies from. If you don't, you run the risk of your only supplier running short and not being able to keep up with your demand. "
FULL STORY @ GAMERSDEPOT (http://www.gamersdepot.com/hardware/news/seagate_xbox/001.htm)