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Western Digital unveils 20TB mechanical HDDs
Select customers will be able to sample Western Digital’s 18TB Ultrastar DC HC550 CMR HDD and the 20TB Ultrastar DC HC650 SMR HDD, with full production expected to begin in the first half of 2020.
Western Digital capitalises on the data economy with new ActiveScale capabilities
Western Digital has extended the capabilities of ActiveScale storage system portfolio in order to provide more options for exabyte-scale data growth.
Western Digital expands storage system capabilities
Research shows that most data goes unstored or unanalysed, data siloes persist, governance remains inadequate, and a disproportionate amount of time is spent.
Western Digital updates flash data centre systems portfolio
IntelliFlash family additions and OS 3.10 enhancements deliver industry’s highest performing NVMe all-flash arrays.
Western Digital welcomes in zettabyte-scale era with Zoned Storage
“The industry needs to come together and find new and creative ways to design and architect infrastructures for the future to more intelligently and efficiently optimise workloads.”
Western Digital goes all in on Zoned Storage to face zettabyte era
Zoned storage architecture leverages standardisation of ZNS and SMR enabling more efficient, zettabyte-scale architectures for data centre customers.
Western Digital addresses increasing data demands
High capacity storage, typically used in cars for storing map data, application software and user information is now finding its way into next-gen auto applications.
Toshiba Memory and Western Digital open new facilities in Japan
The two companies hope to cultivate the 3D flash memory business with the new research and manufacturing facilities.
Western Digital invests in Excelero to drive data center innovation
This investment represents the fourth strategic investment Excelero has received since its inception, bringing the total funds invested to US$35m.
Western digital introduces new dual-port SAS SSD for servers
Developed in partnership with Intel, the Ultrastar DC SS530 is based on a trusted third-generation platform.
Western Digital announces product line geared for AI-powered video surveillance
According to IDC, the amount of big data exabytes generated by surveillance solutions is expected to grow by 25% per year through 2021.
Dropbox deploys Western Digital large-scale cloud infrastructure
Western Digital has made major strides in the data center industry with the announcement that Dropbox has deployed its newest innovation.
Western Digital aims to provide a cost-effective hybrid-cloud backup solution
Two technologies work together to provide petabyte-scale storage that supposedly protects data efficiently.
Western Digital announces new SSDs for edge and mobile computing
The new NVMe SSD firmware and controller architecture is built to maximise the performance and scalability of Western Digital 3D NAND.
HGST recognized as a niche player for distributed file systems and object storage
“In today's enterprise and cloud-scale data centers, there is growing demand to deploy scalable storage architectures..."
Western Digital announces massive 20TB external hard drive
"People are creating and amassing huge volumes of data and they need high capacity solutions..."
Object storage a 'key enabler' in the data center realm, says analyst
“Object storage provides both economic and performance advantages but the challenge to any system is scaling efficiently."
Avnet expands into China with Western Digital distie agreement
“AGCC has made it easy for our partners to do business around the world and accelerate their time to market.”
Storage duo team up to accelerate global research
“The data-intensive computing applications in life sciences require high performance with efficient, secure and cost-effective data management."
Leader Computers adds Western Digital brands to portfolio
Leader Computers has inked a distribution deal with Western Digital which will see the Aussie distie providing HGST and G-Technology branded storage.
SoftBank says goodbye to HDD & hello to Western Digital's all-flash storage
SoftBank Corp has taken Western Digital's InfiniFlash technology to the core of its software-defined storage and has ditched the HDD/SSD approach.
Full speed ahead for Western Digital's data center drives
The storage solutions company has just announced a new high-capacity configuration of up to 10TB for its data center hard drives.
Western Digital goes gold with new data center drives
Western Digital has gone gold with the launch of its new data center drives, which build on the company's Re range.
Revera harnesses Western Digital HGST system for storage backend
Revera has harnessed Western Digital's HGST Active Archive System for its cloud storage backend for its Vault offering.