Western Digital Articles
Slimline SSD outperforms SATA models
Western Digital is accelerating the NVMe transition of value-PC storage by adding an NVMe model to its WD Blue solid-state drive (SSD) portfolio, the WD Blue SN500 NVMe SSD. The new SSD delivers three times the performance of its SATA counterpart.
WekaIO, Western Digital push ahead on NVMe collaboration
WekaIO, a developer of high-performance, scalable file storage for data-intensive applications, and Western Digital are collaborating to deliver a fast scale-out architecture for data-centric high-performance computing (HPC) and machine learning (ML) applications.
The future of flash memory card technology unveiled at MWC
At Mobile World Congress, Western Digital released what it claims to be the world’s fastest UHS-I flash memory card, the 400GB SanDisk Extreme UHS-I microSDXC card, and demonstrated the future of flash memory card technology with Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe)-enabled cards, designed to deliver the performance required for the next wave of data and content-intensive applications.
NVMe solutions enable data to thrive in intelligent edge environments
Addressing the needs of a growing landscape of IoT and Fast Data applications at the edge, Western Digital has announced two new NVMe SSDs – Western Digital PC SN720 and Western Digital PC SN520 – powered by a new NVMe storage architecture, scalable for a range of emerging implementations, from IoT and edge computing to mobile computing systems.
Next-gen MAMR tech can record data at ultra-high density
During its 'Innovating to Fuel the Next Decade of Big Data' event, Western Digital announced an innovation for delivering ultra-high capacity hard disk drives (HDDs) to meet the future demands of Big Data with proven data centre-level reliability. The event, held at the company’s headquarters in Silicon Valley, included a demonstration of what is supposedly the world’s first Microwave-Assisted Magnetic Recording (MAMR) HDD and present...
Industrial and automotive cards enhance IoT portfolio
Western Digital has introduced its newest and highest performing industrial-grade and automotive-grade card solutions to date. Newly enhanced SanDisk Industrial and SanDisk Automotive card storage solutions provide superior endurance and reliability for commercial surveillance, intensive Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications and ‘connected automotive’ applications under extreme ambient temperatures.
The increasing demands of smart surveillance in connected cars
Data storage technology and solutions company, Western Digital has introduced its newest and highest performing industrial-grade and automotive-grade card solutions to date. Newly enhanced SanDisk Industrial and SanDisk Automotive card storage solutions provide superior endurance and reliability for commercial surveillance, intensive 'Industrial Internet of Things' (IIoT) applications and 'connected automotive' applications under extreme ambient ...
Embedded storage device aids connected automotive tech
Western Digital has introduced the company’s most advanced automotive grade solution to date, the iNAND 7250A embedded flash drive (EFD). Leveraging enhanced flash storage technology for superior reliability, the new SanDisk-branded storage device is designed to support data demands of the latest “advanced driver-assistance systems” (ADAS), cutting-edge infotainment and safety systems, and other connected technologies in vehicle...
WD Designs First Enterprise-Class Hard Drives for Exploding Scale-Out Datacenter Market
WD today announced availability of its innovative WD Se line of hard drives, the first designed for scale-out datacenter deployments. Built on an enterprise-grade platform for reliable 24x7x365 datacenter operation, WD Se is tailored to deliver the right combination of performance, reliability and robustness for large-scale replicated environments, mid-sized network attached storage deployment, and backup/archiving applications.