Media Alert: HGST at SNW Europe, Booths #128 and #132

SAN JOSE, Calif. and FRANKFURT, Germany, 28 Oct., 2013 – HGST, a Western Digital company (NASDAQ: WDC), today announced it will present on and demonstrate how its storage solutions are powering the cloud at this week’s SNW Europe in Frankfurt, Germany. In his presentation titled “The Challenges of Delivering New World Applications from the Data Center,” Manfred Berger, HGST senior manager of cloud and mobility, will explain how current and future storage technologies fit into cloud computing and hyperscale data centers to help improve performance and lower total cost of ownership. Enterprise storage leader HGST also will also demonstrate how its high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) and enterprise-class hard-disk drive (HDDs) are helping cloud data centers mange explosive petabyte (PB) growth while balancing the right mix of performance, capacity and power to efficiently scale.

What: HGST presenting and exhibiting at SNW Europe

Where: SNW Europe, Congress Frankfurt, Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany

When: Solution Demonstrations – HGST booths #128 and #132 – Tuesday, 29 Oct., 8:30 to 19:00; Wednesday, 30 Oct., 8:30 to 16:00

HGST Presentation – Wednesday, 30 Oct., 11:50, Session 2B0c, Harmonie B room To see the full SNW agenda, please visit: http://poweringthecloud.com/agenda-controller.php.

About HGST: 

About HGST

HGST (@HGSTstorage) helps organizations harness the power of data. Our smarter storage solutions power the markets and companies that shape our lives - enabling possibilities for the cloud, enterprise and sophisticated infrastructures everywhere. HGST is a wholly owned and independently operated subsidiary of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC). Learn more at www.hgst.com. #LongLiveData