News releases from Western Digital Corporation
UN Global Pulse and Western Digital Announce ‘Data for Climate Action’ Challenge Now Open for Entries
March 08, 2017
UN Global Pulse and Western Digital launch the “Data for Climate Action” challenge to harness data science and big data to fight climate change. Data scientists may apply at DataForClimateAction.org
SanDisk® Teams with Leading Manufacturers to Offer Consumers a Faster Mobile App Experience
February 26, 2017
SanDisk® Teams with Leading Manufacturers to Offer Consumers a Faster Mobile App Experience, Expanded its line-up of SanDisk A1 microSD cards designed to improve app launch speeds.
SanDisk Now Offers 256GB of Extra Storage for iPhone and iPad
February 26, 2017
SanDisk Now Offers 256GB of Extra Storage for iPhone and iPad, consumers can now store, share and back up more than 14,000 photos and 10 hours of videos in the palm of their hand.
Western Digital Corporation Announces Results of the Registered Exchange Offer for Its 10.500% Senior Notes Due 2024
February 07, 2017
Western Digital Corporation (“Western Digital” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced the results of the registered exchange offer for all of the outstanding 10.500% Senior Notes due 2024 (the...
Western Digital today introduced the world's first 512 Gigabit 64-Layer 3D NAND chip. Pilot production has commenced. A technical paper on this achievement will be presented at ISSCC.
Western Digital Corporation Commences Registered Exchange Offer for Its 10.500% Senior Notes Due 2024
January 06, 2017
Western Digital Corporation (“Western Digital” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced the commencement of an exchange offer for all of the outstanding 10.500% Senior Notes due 2024 (the...
SanDisk® Launches its Fastest, High-Capacity USB Flash Drive Ever
January 04, 2017
Western Digital Corporation, a global storage technology and solutions leader, today announced its fastest, high-capacity SanDisk USB flash drive to date.
SanDisk® Unveils World’s First microSD Card Designed to Deliver a New Dimension of Mobile Application Performance
January 04, 2017
Western Digital unveils the world's first microSD card designed to deliver a new dimension of mobile application performance, the 256GB SanDisk Ultra microSD card with the A1 specification.
Western Digital Introduces WD Black PCIe Solid State Drives to Accelerate NVMe Adoption
January 04, 2017
Western Digital Corporation (“Western Digital”) (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced the availability of new WD Black® PCIe solid state drives (SSDs), the first WD-branded client PCIe SSDs. The new SSDs...
Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC), a world leader in storage technologies and solutions, today announced that it has signed a definitive royalty-bearing agreement with Samsung Electronics Co.,...
Western Digital Unveils Advanced Storage Platform Technology for Ultra High-Performance “Fast Data” Cloud Scale Applications
December 05, 2016
Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) today unveiled innovative technology aimed at optimizing storage performance, efficiency and cost in disaggregated cloud-scale data center infrastructures. Targeting...
Western Digital Expands Next-Generation Data Center Storage Family for @Scale Cloud and Enterprise Markets
November 15, 2016
Western Digital’s DCS Business Unit Introduces Entry-Level Object Storage System that Removes Economic Barriers for Scale-up and Scale-out Data Center Infrastructures.
Western Digital Addresses Increasing Application Workload Demands for VMware Environments with New Certifications of Two SSDs
October 17, 2016
Western Digital Corporation today announced that the Ultrastar SN100 PCIe SSD and the CloudSpeed Eco Gen. II SSD are now VMware certified. 200+ Western Digital solutions are now certified.
Western Digital Ships More Than 10 Million Helium-Filled HDDs
October 13, 2016
Helping the world harness the power of data, Western Digital Corporation (“Western Digital”) (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced that it has shipped more than 10 million helium-filled hard disk drives (HDDs)...
Western Digital Unveils New Design Language with Redesigned Lines of Iconic My Passport and My Book Hard Drives
October 11, 2016
Western Digital Corporation (“Western Digital”) (NASDAQ: WDC), today introduced modern and innovative redesigns of its My Passport®, My Passport for Mac, and My Book® hard drive lines, which have been...
Western Digital Introduces WD Blue and WD Green Solid State Drives
October 11, 2016
Western Digital Corporation (“Western Digital”) (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced WD Blue® and WD Green® solid state drives (SSDs), the first WD-branded SATA client SSDs. The new SSDs complement the...
Western Digital Corporation Broadens Portfolio of Solutions for VMware Storage Environments with HGST-Branded Ultrastar SN150 PCIe NVMe SSD
August 29, 2016
Western Digital Corporation introduces HGST-branded Ultrastar SN150 PCIe NVMe SSD for VMware platforms.
Western Digital SanDisk® InfiniFlash™ Platform Adopted by SoftBank Corp. to Address Massive Capacity Demand
August 24, 2016
Western Digital® Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC), a global storage technology and solutions leader, today announced that SoftBank Corp. (head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo) has adopted the SanDisk® InfiniFlash™...
Western Digital Announces Successful Repricing of $3.0 Billion Term B Loans and Prepayment of $750 Million Term B Loans
August 18, 2016
Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) (“Western Digital” or the “company”) today announced that it has successfully priced $3.0 billion of new U.S. dollar-denominated term B loans at an interest...
Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC), a world leader in storage solutions, today announced a new, high-capacity configuration of up to 10TB for its award-winning WD Gold™ datacenter hard drives....
Toshiba and Western Digital Celebrate the Opening of New Fab 2 Semiconductor Fabrication Facility in Yokkaichi, Japan
July 14, 2016
Toshiba Corporation (Tokyo: 6502) and Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) today celebrated the opening of the New Fab 2 semiconductor fabrication facility located in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture,...
Western Digital Launches World’s Fastest 256GB microSD Card, Broadens SanDisk Memory Card Portfolio With New High-Capacity Solutions
June 28, 2016
Western Digital® Corporation, a global storage technology and solutions leader, today introduced a new suite of SanDisk 256GB microSDXC™ UHS-I cards - including the World's fastest microSD.
Western Digital Introduces FlashSoft 4 Software for VMware vSphere 6 and New Flash Virtualization System for Non-Disruptive Acceleration of Virtual Environments
June 23, 2016
Western Digital® Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC), a global storage technology and solutions leader, today announced two new virtualization solutions designed to significantly improve virtual machine...
Western Digital Corporation And CTERA Partner To Transform Enterprise File Services, File Collaboration And Data Protection
June 13, 2016
Certification of the HGST Active Archive System for Use with CTERA Enables Anywhere, Any Device, Collaboration and Data Protection From Secure Petabyte-Scale Private Clouds
Western Digital Corporation Presents Innovative Storage Solutions At Cloud Expo 2016 New York
June 07, 2016
WDC's Data Center Systems Business Unit to Discuss How Active Data Delivers Value and Accelerates Insights; Company to Demonstrate its Object Storage System for Better Backup and Archiving in the...
Western Digital Corp, Veritas Deliver Private Cloud Backup Solution Providing Cost-Effective Active Retention For Critical Business Data
April 18, 2016
Combined Solution Offers Massively Scalable Object Storage with Leading Data Protection Software to Transform Long Term Data Retention
Western Digital Corp. Extends Reach Into Media And Entertainment Market Through Key Industry Alliances
April 18, 2016
Company to Help Propel Strategic Storage Technologies for Media-focused Applications with SMPTE, ETC, and HPA
HGST Delivers Flexible Scaling Object Storage System for Anytime, Anywhere Access To Data
April 11, 2016
New Entry Capacity Points and Unprecedented Cloud-scale Data Durability Enable Cloud and Enterprise Customers to Economically Scale Storage in Line with Business Growth
Western Digital Corporation Joins iRODS Consortium To Help Advance Adoption Of Cloud Storage Architectures
April 04, 2016
WDC to Provide Targeted Technology Enhancements to Expand Data Movement Options for Life Science and Other Data Intensive Workflows
Western Digital Announces Proposed Offerings Of $1.5 Billion Of Senior Secured Notes And $4.1 Billion Of Senior Unsecured Notes
March 18, 2016
Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) ("Western Digital" or the "Company") today announced proposed offerings of $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2023 (the...