ExcelStor hard drive
ExcelStor was founded in 2000 as a hard disk manufacturer.
Recovery of ExcelStor devices
In 2002, ExcelStor signed an agreement with IBM to manufacture and sell ExcelStor-branded 40gb hard drives. In 2003, after the takeover of IBM by Hitachi, ExcelStor manufactures 80Gb HDDs, the Hitachi Deskstar 7K250 series.