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About HGST

Background

Drawing on the heritage of invention that first introduced the hard disk drive, HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies) is a new type of storage company for a new world where ever-increasing amounts of content are being generated from cloud services, Internet content providers, social networks, mobile devices, Big Data and enterprise business transactions.

HGST has an unmatched reputation for product quality and reliability; offering award-winning enterprise optimization software and a broad portfolio of innovative, high-quality hard disk and solid state drives that store, manage and protect the world’s data. Our intelligent storage solutions are trusted by enterprises, Internet companies, consumers and creative professionals to store and manage their data efficiently and securely.

Our commitment is to deliver innovative, high-value datacenter, mobile, personal and consumer electronics storage solutions together with storage infrastructure consultation to the world’s largest and most sophisticated OEMs, businesses and hyperscale cloud customers. Our unmatched science and unique technology vision, combined with our deep understanding of customers’ needs and market opportunities, sets us apart.

HGST is a wholly owned and independently operated subsidiary of Western Digital Corporation, marketing and selling its leading storage portfolio around the world. HGST continues to strategically invest in high-growth and emerging technology segments, attracting and retaining the industry's best talent, and expanding research and innovative product development.

For information about Western Digital Corporation, parent company of HGST, click here.

Founded 2003
U. S. Headquarters San Jose, California USA
President
Mike Cordano
Regional Locations United States
China
India
Japan
Malaysia
Philippines
Singapore
Taiwan
Thailand
United Kingdom
Employees Worldwide 41,000