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Western Digital Showcases Industry-leading Storage Innovations at Microsoft Ignite 2019

November 4, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 4, 2019--

Microsoft Ignite 2019, Booth #909 - Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC ) is at Microsoft Ignite demonstrating how its innovations in SSDs, HDDs and storage server platforms help data center managers and architects deliver scale-out performance and extreme storage density with unmatched TCO for today’s most demanding IT environments. With Western Digital’s expansive lineup, Microsoft enterprise customers can accelerate mission-critical applications and hybrid-cloud workloads, and optimize virtualized, hyperscale and Azure Stack HCI environments to better store, move, process and extract the most value from their data.

WHERE: Microsoft Ignite, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL, Booth #909

EXHIBIT & NEW PRODUCT INTRODUCTION: Visitors to Western Digital’s booth will experience live demonstrations of the world’s highest capacity HDDs that deliver the best TCO value at scale – the 18TB 1CMR and 20TB SMR Ultrastar ® HDDs with energy-assisted recording technology. It is also highlighting its latest Ultrastar 96-layer NVMe™ SSD families and Ultrastar Serv60+8 hybrid storage server, along with their industry-leading Ultrastar Data60 storage enclosure. Additionally, the company is introducing its sixth-generation SAS SSD, the Ultrastar DC SS540, for all-flash arrays (AFAs), caching tiers, high-performance computing (HPC), and software-defined storage (SDS) environments (Blog: SAS Lives On and Here’s Why ).

DEMO HIGHLIGHTS:

EXHIBIT HOURS (The Hub):

Monday, November 4: 12:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Tuesday, November 5: 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday, November 6: 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday, November 7: 8:30 AM – 5:15 PM

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About Western Digital

Western Digital creates environments for data to thrive. As a leader in data infrastructure, the company is driving the innovation needed to help customers capture, preserve, access and transform an ever-increasing diversity of data. Everywhere data lives, from advanced data centers to mobile sensors to personal devices, our industry-leading solutions deliver the possibilities of data. Western Digital data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital ®, G-Technology™, SanDisk ® and WD ® brands.

1 One megabyte (MB) is equal to one million bytes, one gigabyte (GB) is equal to 1,000MB (one billion bytes), and one terabyte (TB) is equal to 1,000GB (one trillion bytes) when referring to storage capacity. Actual user capacity may vary based on operating environment.

©2019 Western Digital Corporation or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Western Digital, the Western Digital logo, G-Technology, SanDisk, WD, and Ultrastar are registered trademarks or trademarks of Western Digital Corporation or its affiliates in the US and/or other countries. The NVMe word mark is a trademark of NVM Express, Inc. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

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CONTACT: Company contacts:Erin Hartin

Western Digital Public Relations

303-601-8035

Erin.hartin@wdc.comPeter Andrew

Western Digital Investor Relations

1-800-695-6399

investor@wdc.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA FLORIDA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY HARDWARE DATA MANAGEMENT

SOURCE: Western Digital

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