Western Digital to Demonstrate Workflows that Put ‘Data @ the Center’ At VMworld 2019

Company Showcases Expansive Lineup of Certified Solutions Supporting VMware ESXi™, vSphere® and vSAN™-Powered Hyperconverged Infrastructures to Optimize Performance for Mission-Critical Workloads

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., VMworld 2019, Booth #1933 - August 21, 2019

Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) will be at VMworld 2019 (August 25-29) demonstrating how its portfolio of VMware®-certified solid-state drives (SSDs), storage servers and NVMe™ all-flash arrays help unleash the transformative power and possibilities of data. By placing 'Data @ the Center', enterprises can break down data siloes, accelerate mission-critical applications and hybrid-cloud workloads, and optimize virtualized and hyperconverged infrastructures (HCI) to deliver faster insights and drive competitive advantage.  

WHERE: VMworld 2019, Moscone Center, San Francisco, Booth #1933

EXHIBIT: Western Digital will showcase its industry-leading innovation from silicon-to-systems across a wide spectrum of VMware-certified products for virtual, hybrid cloud, hyperscale and HCI environments. Visitors can join the numerous presentations and get up-close demonstrations of Western Digital's broad lineup of Ultrastar® SSDs and storage servers, and its IntelliFlash™ NVMe all-flash arrays that deliver high-capacity, high-performance and data durability with exceptional storage economics. Additional offerings on display will include the newly announced Ultrastar 96-layer 3D flash NVMe families of SSDs, as well as the new Ultrastar Serv24-4N four-node NVMe all-flash and Serv24+6 hybrid storage server platforms, capable of supporting 336TB1 of HDD storage and up to 48TB of high-performance NVMe flash—balancing both storage density and performance for vSAN workloads. The company will also demo its certified ESXi, vSphere and vSAN solutions, with a close-up look at build-it-yourself, cost-effective vSAN solutions options.


Western Digital Solutions Theater located in the booth will highlight presentations including, "Cost-Effective, High-Performance All-NVMe vSAN HCI Solutions," "NVMe for Virtual Workloads," and "Simplifying Storage Management for Virtual Environments." A number of partner-led sessions will cover additional topics ranging from composable storage infrastructure and multi-cloud architectures to solutions for optimizing next-generation workloads such as AI and machine learning.

Monday, August 26: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM PT
Tuesday, August 27: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM PT
Wednesday, August 28: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM PT

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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 TB equals one trillion bytes when referring to storage capacity. Accessible capacity will vary from the stated capacity due to operating environment.

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