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 Cloud

IRVINE, CA – June 7, 2016 — /BackupReview.info/ — Expanding on discussions around best storage practices for cloud services, Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) announces that it will deliver presentations on the benefits of active data and breakthroughs in backup and archiving in the cloud at Cloud Expo 2016 (@CloudExpo) this week in New York. Additionally, the company will showcase its award-winning, object store-based HGST Active Archive System in Booth 313.

Executives from Western Digital Corporation will be on hand to discuss and demonstrate how object storage is used to capture, store, and retrieve disparate data types with a single system. Each session will explore how the simplification of data management will lead to time and resource savings, and accelerate data-driven insight.


  • Cloud Expo 2016: New York
  • June 7 – 9, 2016
  • Javits Center
  • Booth 313

Speaking Session Information:

  • Who: Scott Cleland, senior director of Product Marketing, Data Center Systems, WDC
  • Topic: Keep Your Data Active
  • Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2016
  • Time: 11:00 to 11:35 a.m. ET
  • Where: Javits Center, Track 5: Big Data | Analytics
  • Who: Scott Cleland, senior director of Product Marketing, Data Center Systems, WDC
  • Topic: Cats Herding: Why It’s Time for a Millennial Approach to Storage
  • Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2016
  • Time: 3:10 to 3:55 p.m. ET
  • Where: Javits Center, Track 5: Big Data | Analytics
  • Who: Jeff Greenwald, senior director of Marketing, Data Center Systems, WDC
  • Topic: Backup as a Service
  • Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2016
  • Time: 11:30 to 11:50 a.m. ET
  • Where: Javits Center, Cloud Expo Demo Theater

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About Western Digital
Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) is an industry-leading provider of storage technologies and solutions that enable people to create, leverage, experience and preserve data. The company addresses ever-changing market needs by providing a full portfolio of compelling, high-quality storage solutions with customer-focused innovation, high efficiency, flexibility and speed. Our products are marketed under the HGST, SanDisk and WD brands to OEMs, distributors, resellers, cloud infrastructure providers and consumers.

HGST (@HGSTStorage), a Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) brand, helps the world harness the power of data. Our smarter storage solutions power the markets and companies that shape our lives—enabling possibilities for the cloud, enterprise and sophisticated infrastructures everywhere. For more information, please visit www.hgst.com #LongLiveData

© 2016 All rights reserved. Western Digital, HGST and Long Live Data are registered trademarks or trademarks of Western Digital Corporation or its affiliates in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks, registered trademarks, and/or service marks, indicated or otherwise, are the property of their respective owners.

Erin Hartin
Western Digital Corporation
Cell: 303-601-8035

Katie Watson
Porter Novelli
Cell: 408-439-2002

Source: WD



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