Western Digital Enables the Evolution of Modern Workflows at NAB 2018

Las Vegas, NAB 2018 (#NABShow), Booth #SL6316, - April 03, 2018

From Capture to Archive, G-Technology®, HGST, SanDisk® and Tegile Solutions Create Environments for Content to Thrive

Supporting every stage of the content workflow, Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) will showcase its award-winning G-Technology®, HGST, Tegile™ and SanDisk®-branded solutions at NAB 2018. With the rapid and monumental data transformation happening in the media and entertainment (M&E) industry – driven by higher resolutions, higher frame rates, multiple cameras per shoot, 3D, VR, AI initiatives, and more – data is evolving as fast as it's growing.

Everywhere data is captured, preserved, accessed and transformed, Western Digital is leading the charge to unlock its potential. From accelerating workflows without sacrificing quality or reliability and enabling more immersive viewer experiences to helping users preserve new and existing content for future monetization, Western Digital is delivering innovative solutions that enable environments for content to thrive. Join Western Digital at NAB and see how it's helping enable independent filmmakers, studios, production houses, and broadcast and distribution companies to better capture, edit, share, transform and archive content, forever.

When: April 9 – 12, 2018

Where: NAB 2018 Show, Las Vegas Convention Center - Booth #SL6316


G-Technology roots are deeply ingrained in delivering premium storage solutions for pre- and post-production workflows. From high-performance portable and desktop solutions, flexible transfer/edit solutions to fast RAID systems, G-Technology continues to take an evolutionary approach in delivering solutions specifically designed to meet the rigorous, and changing needs of the professional digital content creation market. At the show, G-Technology will be highlighting partnerships, technologies and new products that help make workflows simpler, better and faster. Facebook®, Twitter®, Instagram®, YouTube®

HGST ActiveScale™:
The ActiveScale object storage system is a cost-effective, petabyte-scale digital media asset management and archive solution with the power of hybrid cloud. It's ideal for cataloging, collaborating, distributing and archiving vast amounts of rich digital media content and can help enable a "data forever" architecture for protecting and monetizing assets for years to come. Also, come learn about the new C4 ID and how it helps companies more efficiently identify, find, track and manage digital assets. The ActiveScale family starts at 480TB useable capacity and can scale to 52PB. Twitter, LinkedIn, Blog, Facebook

Tegile IntelliFlash™:
When performance matters, Tegile's NVMe™ IntelliFlash Data Storage Platform delivers extreme throughput, consistent low latency and high bandwidth for demanding multi-stream UHD, 2K and 4K compressed and uncompressed workflows. Compatible with all major third-party editing software suites, users can edit, render, playback, collaborate and transcode with ease. Tegile all-flash arrays are easy to use, fully redundant and highly scalable with innovations enabling inline deduplication and compression to maximize capacity. The IntelliFlash N Series starts at 19.2TB in a 2U form factor. Twitter, LinkedIn, Blog, Facebook

Designed for professionals, SanDisk will be showcasing its highest capacity and performance workflow solutions that power the industry's best production equipment. Known for its reliable memory cards, SanDisk is one of the most trusted brands by professional photographers and videographers worldwide. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram

About Western Digital
Western Digital creates environments for data to thrive. 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 marketed under the G-Technology®, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile™, Upthere™, and WD® brands.

Forward-looking Statements
This news release contains certain forward-looking statements, including the expected availability, applications, benefits, capabilities, capacities, development, features, market, and performance of Western Digital products. There are a number of risks and uncertainties that may cause these forward-looking statements to be inaccurate including, among others: the products may not be available when we expect; volatility in global economic conditions; business conditions and growth in the storage ecosystem; impact of competitive products and pricing; market acceptance and cost of commodity materials and specialized product components; actions by competitors; unexpected advances in competing technologies; our development and introduction of products based on new technologies and expansion into new data storage markets; risks associated with acquisitions, mergers and joint ventures; difficulties or delays in manufacturing; and other risks and uncertainties listed the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange commission (the "SEC"), including our most recently filed periodic report to which your attention is directed. We do not intend to update the information contained in this release.

Western Digital, the Western Digital logo, G-Technology, SanDisk, Tegile, Upthere, WD, ActiveScale and IntelliFlash 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.

As used for storage capacity, one gigabyte (GB) = one billion bytes, one terabyte (TB) = one trillion bytes and one petabyte (PB) = one quadrillion bytes. Total accessible capacity varies depending on operating environment. Product specifications subject to change without notice. Not all products are available in all regions of the world.

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