HGST, A Western Digital Brand, Addresses The Data Demands Of The Life Sciences Industry At Every Step Of Data Analysis, From Collaboration and Research To Data Archive

Come See HGST at the BIO-IT World Conference & Expo May 23-25 in Boston, MA

BOSTON, Mass. (BIO-IT WORLD), Booth #560, MAY 22, 2017 – Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC), a global storage technology and solutions leader, is showcasing how it’s enabling genomic sequencing, medical imaging and biological research labs to deliver fast, durable and scalable data for every point in the data analysis workflow. From NVMe solid state drives, rack scale flash platforms to object storage and hybrid cloud storage solutions, the company’s HGST team will speak at the conference and showcase partnerships and solutions that help enable the life sciences market to advance the study and use of precision medicine.

When: May 23 – 25, 2017

Where: Bio-IT World Conference & Expo ‘17, Seaport World Trade Center, HGST Booth #560

What:

  • EXPERIENCE: Participate in hands-on demonstrations and learn how the company’s ActiveScale system, InfiniFlash platform and the Ultrastar® SN200 Series NVMe compliant SSDs provide performance, reliability, massive scalability and breakthrough economics for the analysis of genomic sequencing, bio-imaging and bioinformatics data.

  • UNIFY: Providing the key storage foundation, learn how HGST is collaborating with an ecosystem of vendors to deliver solutions for research and analysis workflows. Partners include IBM Aspera to help move, share and synchronize large files and data sets quickly and securely; Avere Systems to help bridge on-premises data center infrastructure with cloud resources; General Atomics EasyHSM that enables policy-based data movement from IBM GPFS to ActiveScale object storage; Globus to efficiently, securely and reliably transfer data directly between systems separated by an office wall or an ocean; iRODS, which is an open-source data management software that virtualizes data storage resources; and Versity® who delivers a large-scale enterprise archiving system with comprehensive data management for tiered storage environments.

  • ENGAGE: Come hear HGST talk about delivering the possibilities of data in a speaking session titled, “Extreme Durability for Your Bioinformatics Data” on Wednesday, May 24 at 5:00 pm ET on the Data & Storage Management stage.

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About Western Digital Corporation

Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) is an industry-leading provider of storage technologies and solutions that enable people to create, leverage, experience and preserve data. The company addresses ever-changing market needs by providing a full portfolio of compelling, high-quality storage solutions with customer-focused innovation, high efficiency, flexibility and speed. Our products are marketed under the HGST, SanDisk and WD brands to OEMs, distributors, resellers, cloud infrastructure providers and consumers.

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Contact Info: 

Erin Hartin
Western Digital
Cell: 303-601-8035 
Erin.Hartin@wdc.com

George Wang
Porter Novelli
Office: 415-975-2204
WDDCS@porternovelli.com