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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.
19 Sep 18
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.
17 Aug 18
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.
02 Aug 18
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.
05 Jul 18
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.
19 Jun 18
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.
29 Mar 18
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.
27 Feb 18
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..."
04 Dec 17
Western Digital announces massive 20TB external hard drive
"People are creating and amassing huge volumes of data and they need high capacity solutions..."
28 Aug 17
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."
18 Nov 16
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.”
07 Nov 16
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."
07 Oct 16
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.
21 Sep 16
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.
26 Aug 16
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.
03 Aug 16
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.
21 Apr 16
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.
24 Mar 16
Western Digital buys IBM patents, gears up to be leader in data storage
"The patents will augment Western Digital's existing portfolio of more than 10,000 patents and patent applications."
29 Feb 16
Western Digital at the forefront of data storage innovation
"As the complexity of long-term data storage increases, end users seek to optimise IT infrastructure. Western Digital clearly understands this."
15 Dec 15
Black2 – the first dual drive is released
Western Digital has released the Black2 Dual Drive, a 2.5" drive comprising of 120GB SSD and 1TB HDD and hoping to plug a hole in the storage solution market along the way.
10 Dec 13
Keep your personal data safe with ‘My Cloud’ from Western Digital
The necessity to keep personal information and documentation safe has become a priority over recent times and cloud based storage has become a simple and clutter free option for most.
09 Dec 13
‘My Passport Slim’ released
Western Digital has released their new series of portable hard drives just in time for Christmas.
28 Nov 13
Western Digital and Batman - Win a trip to Movie World
Storage and router specialists offer massive Batman prize to celebrate launch of new My Net dual-band routers.
26 Jul 12
Review: WD MyBook Live Home Network Drive
The WD MyBook Live lets you store 120 Videos, 250,000 songs (as if anyone actually has that many!) or 200,000 photos. Pretty amazing.
01 May 12