Western Digital to Demonstrate Technologies that are Architecting Data Infrastructure for the Zettabyte Age at Flash Memory Summit 2019

Company to Deliver Keynote, Highlight New Solutions – From NAND Flash, microSD Express and NVMe to the Zoned Storage Initiative and NVMe-oF Composable Infrastructure

SANTA CLARA, CA, FLASH MEMORY SUMMIT 2019, Booth #207 - July 31, 2019

Everywhere data lives, from IoT to mobile devices to data centers and the cloud, Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) is driving innovation with purpose to deliver storage products and solutions that advance what customers—and the world—can achieve with data. At the 2019 Flash Memory Summit (FMS 2019), August 6-8, 2019, Western Digital will showcase new solutions, from advanced NAND flash technology to data center architectures and systems, and provide data infrastructure leaders with actionable insights on emerging trends, technologies and tools needed to architect more robust, efficient and purpose-built storage tiers for the zettabyte-scale era.

KEYNOTE: On August 6, 2018, at 11:40 a.m. Pacific Time, Dr. Siva Sivaram, executive vice president of Silicon Technology and Manufacturing, and Christopher Bergey, senior vice president of Devices for Western Digital, will deliver a keynote titled, "Data-centric Architecture for the Zettabyte Age," highlighting new technologies to address the growing size and complexity of workloads, applications and AI/IoT datasets.

WHERE:  Flash Memory Summit 2019, Santa Clara Convention Center

EXHIBIT AND DEMOS: Booth #207. Working closely with customers and ecosystem leaders, Western Digital is fueling innovation and pushing boundaries across a wide spectrum of applications for cloud, HCI, SDS, composable disaggregated infrastructure, edge computing, automotive, mobile, gaming and more. Visit Western Digital and get an up-close view of its broad portfolio of products, from silicon to systems, as well as future-facing technologies and solutions driving tomorrow's data-centric infrastructure. See the company's open initiatives, such as Zoned Storage and OpenFlex™ NVMe-oF open composable solutions, and its broad range of technologies and solutions including: its advanced flash technology; new high-performance Ultrastar® storage servers and platforms; Ultrastar NVMe, SAS and SATA SSDs; IntelliFlash™ hybrid and NVMe all-flash arrays; PCIe microSD cards; zoned block storage using zoned namespaces; WD_BLACK® NVMe SSDs; and iNAND® embedded flash drives built on 3D NAND.

Tuesday, August 6: 4-7 p.m.
Wednesday, August 7: 12-7 p.m.
Thursday, August 8: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

PROGRAM SPEAKERS:  More than a dozen Western Digital thought leaders will participate in sessions and on panels throughout the three-day event. These speakers will address technologies, architectures, use cases and workloads for big data and fast data, from the cloud to the edge. For more information, please visit the FMS Conference Program for specific topics, days, times and locations.

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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.

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