Press Releases

2014

Wed, Jul 9, 2014
HGST Ships Highest-capacity, High-Performing 10K RPM Hard Drive for Mission-Critical 24/7 Data Center Applications
Mon, Jun 9, 2014
Yahoo! Japan Qualifies HGST FlashMAX II™ PCIe SSDS
Wed, May 28, 2014
HGST Achieves Oracle Validated Configuration for FlashMAX™ II
Tue, May 13, 2014
SwiftStack and HGST Launch First Public Test Cluster for the OpenStack Community
Tue, May 13, 2014
DataON™ Storage Unveils 12Gb/s Cluster-in-a-Box Shared Storage Appliance
Wed, May 7, 2014
Media Alert: HGST at OpenStack Summit 2014, Booth #D5
Wed, Apr 2, 2014
Buffalo-Launches The Industry’s First Enterprise-Class Nas With HGST Ultrastar® He6 Helium-Filled Drives
Wed, Feb 26, 2014
HGST Ships Fastest, Highest Capacity 15K RPM 12Gb/s SAS Hard Drives for Mission-Critical 24/7 Applications
Wed, Feb 26, 2014
HGST Debuts New Stylish, Colorful Touro™ S Mobile External Hard Drives
Tue, Feb 11, 2014
Media Alert: HGST to Demonstrate Big Data Storage Solutions at O’Reilly Strata Conference, Booth #1100

2013

Tue, Dec 17, 2013
HGST® and MAXX DIGITAL® enable streaming for top movies at RED® STUDIOS Hollywood
Mon, Nov 4, 2013
HGST Ships 6TB Ultrastar® He6 Helium-filled Drives for High-density, Massive Scale-out Data Center Environments
Wed, Oct 30, 2013
Media Alert: HGST to Deliver Keynote, Exhibit at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley, Booth #209
Tue, Oct 29, 2013
HGST Ships Record 100 Million 7.0mm 2.5-inch Mobile Hard Drives; Ships New, 1TB, 7.0mm Drive for Capacity-hungry, Ultra-thin Devices
Mon, Oct 28, 2013
Media Alert: HGST at SNW Europe, Booths #128 and #132
Tue, Oct 22, 2013
HGST Provides Solid-State Storage Solutions for Verizon Cloud
Thu, Oct 17, 2013
Western Digital Completes Acquisition of Virident
Tue, Oct 15, 2013
HGST Ships MegaScale DC™ Hard Drive for Low-Workload Applications in Hyperscale or Dynamic Scale-Out Data Centers
Fri, Oct 11, 2013
HGST to Demonstrate Solid-State Storage Solutions for the Enterprise at IP Expo, London
Mon, Sep 30, 2013
HGST Ships New Endurastar® Automotive Hard Drive
Thu, Sep 12, 2013
Western Digital Completes Acquisition of sTec, Inc.
Mon, Sep 9, 2013
Western Digital Expands Enterprise Flash Storage Portfolio with Acquisition of Virident
Tue, Aug 13, 2013
HGST Founds the Storage Products Association (SPA) with Other HDD Makers, to Promote the Storage and Hard Drive Industry
Mon, Aug 12, 2013
HGST to Address SSD Innovation and Storage Best Practices at the Flash Memory Summit 2013
Wed, Jul 10, 2013
Western Digital Acquires VeloBit; HGST to Integrate I/O Optimization Software into its Solid State Drive Portfolio
Mon, Jun 24, 2013
Western Digital to Strategically Expand its Position in Enterprise Solid State Storage With The Acquisition of sTec, inc.; Company to be Fully Integrated into HGST
Mon, Jun 17, 2013
Everything Channel CRN’s Magazine Names Annie Flaig to the “Power 100 Women of the Channel” List
Thu, Jun 13, 2013
Primetime Plus Sponsor HGST to Speak on Best Practices for the (R)evolution in Datacenter Storage at GigaOM Structure 2013
Tue, May 21, 2013
HGST Launches the Highest Capacity Hard Drive for the Mainstream Mobile Market
Tue, Apr 23, 2013
Harvard Clean Energy Project Powered by HGST Enterprise Capacity Hard Drives
Tue, Apr 9, 2013
HGST Launches the Industry's First 12Gb/s SAS Solid State Drives for High-Performance Enterprise Applications and Massive Data Growth
Thu, Feb 28, 2013
HGST Reaches 10-Nanometer Patterned-Bit Milestone, Nanotechnology Process Will Double Today’s Disk Drive Data Density
Tue, Jan 29, 2013
HGST Launches the Industry's Highest Capacity 10K RPM Hard Drive
Wed, Jan 16, 2013
HGST Joins Open Compute Project To Help Define Best Practices For Datacenter Storage
Mon, Jan 7, 2013
HGST Gives Consumers the Industry's First 1TB, 7200 RPM, 2.5-inch Mobile Hard Drive

2012

Thu, Sep 13, 2012
HGST Announces Radically New, Helium-Filled Hard Disk Drive Platform
Mon, Aug 13, 2012
HGST Keynotes and Participates in the Flash Memory Summit 2012
Sun, Jun 3, 2012
HGST Joins the HP ProActive Insight Architecture Alliance
Mon, May 14, 2012
HGST Ships A New Family Of 2.5-Inch CinemaStar Hard Drives
Tue, May 1, 2012
HGST Demonstrates Industry's First 12Gb/s SAS SSD
Tue, Apr 3, 2012
HGST Ships the World’s First 4TB Enterprise Hard Drive
Mon, Mar 5, 2012
EMC Selects Hitachi GST Enterprise-Class Solid State Drives
Tue, Feb 21, 2012
Hitachi GST Ships Record 25 Million 7mm 2.5-inch Hard Drives; Launches Industry-Leading, Second-Generation 7,200 RPM, 7mm Drive
Wed, Feb 8, 2012
Hitachi GST Ships the Industry's First 25-nanometer SLC NAND Flash Enterprise-class SSDs

2011

Tue, Dec 13, 2011
Hitachi GST Ships The Fastest 10K Hard Drive
Mon, Dec 12, 2011
Hitachi GST Ships Two New 4TB DeskStar-Based Solutions
Mon, Sep 19, 2011
Hitachi GST Announces Innovative Hitachi Ultrastar Solid State Drives Now Shipping in HP 3PAR Storage Arrays for Utility, Cloud Computing
Tue, Sep 6, 2011
Hitachi GST Ships One Terabyte Per Platter Hard Drives
Tue, Aug 9, 2011
Hitachi GST Announces the Industry's Most Advanced Enterprise-Class MLC SSDs
Thu, Jun 9, 2011
Hitachi GST Launches Cloud Storage and Backup Service; First 3GB Free
Mon, May 9, 2011
EMC Isilon Leverages Hitachi HDDs to Deliver World's Largest Single File System for Big Data
Tue, Apr 19, 2011
Hitachi GST Extends Your Personal Cloud
Mon, Mar 7, 2011
Western Digital To Acquire Hitachi Global Storage Technologies
Tue, Jan 25, 2011
Hitachi GST Raises The 'Reliability' Bar For 7,200 RPM, 3.5-inch Enterprise Drives
Thu, Jan 20, 2011
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Appoints Senior Vice President of Strategy and Corp Development
Mon, Jan 3, 2011
Hitachi GST Unleashes New CinemaStar Hard Drives For The A/V Market

2010

Wed, Dec 15, 2010
Hitachi GST Ships Industry's First, One-Disk 7MM 500GB Hard Drive
Tue, Dec 14, 2010
Hitachi GST Launches a TRIO of Three TERABYTES (3TB)
Tue, Nov 16, 2010
Hitachi GST Is First Hard Drive Supplier To Deliver Enterprise-Class SAS And FC Solid State Drives
Wed, Nov 10, 2010
Hitachi GST Named as CES Innovations 2011 Design and Engineering Award Honoree
Tue, Nov 2, 2010
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies to Commence Preparation for an Initial Public Offering
Sun, Oct 10, 2010
Hitachi Ships Industry's Fastest and Most Power-Efficient 10K RPM Enterprise Hard Drive
Mon, Oct 4, 2010
Hitachi GST Launches New Family of 750GB Mobile Hard Drives
Wed, Jul 14, 2010
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies and Logicom Public, Ltd. Announce Distribution Agreement
Wed, Jul 7, 2010
Hitachi GST Redefines External Storage With The LifeStudio™ Drive Family
Tue, Jul 6, 2010
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Appoints New Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Mon, May 31, 2010
Hitachi GST Launches Z-series Family, the Industry's Highest Capacity and Fastest 7mm Ultra Thin and Light Hard Drives
Wed, Mar 31, 2010
Masahiro Yamamura Appointed Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Chairman of The Board
Tue, Mar 23, 2010
Hitachi GST AVSM Software Optimizes Sezmi HD Media Recorder
Tue, Feb 23, 2010
Hitachi GST Expands Distribution Through Pan European Agreement with Tech Data

2009

Tue, Dec 15, 2009
Hitachi GST Appoints Stephen Milligan as President and Chief Executive Officer
Fri, Dec 4, 2009
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Appoints New Senior Vice President of Operations
Sat, Nov 21, 2009
Hitachi Laboratory Equipment Donation Extends Nationwide
Mon, Nov 16, 2009
Hitachi Debuts New 2TB Simpledrive
Mon, Nov 16, 2009
Hitachi GST Expands Distribution In Vietnam
Mon, Nov 9, 2009
Hitachi GST Expands Distribution in the Philippines
Tue, Oct 20, 2009
Hitachi Debuts Family of Branded External Storage Solutions for Europe, Middle East And Africa
Tue, Oct 13, 2009
Hitachi Unleashes Two Blazing Fast Drives For The Enterprise
Tue, Oct 13, 2009
Hitachi GST Hosts Official Opening Of New Substrate Manufacturing Facility In Malaysia
Tue, Oct 6, 2009
Hitachi Celebrates Its Strong Channel Partner Base Across India
Fri, Sep 18, 2009
Hitachi GST Expands Distribution Network In Russia
Mon, Sep 14, 2009
Hitachi GST Appoints Steve Pereira as Vice President Of EMEA
Thu, Sep 10, 2009
Lights, Camera, Action! Hitachi GST Premieres New Cinemastar Hard Drive Family
Fri, Sep 4, 2009
Hitachi GST Unveils its First External Storage Solutions in Asia Pacific
Tue, Sep 1, 2009
Hitachi GST Unleashes Ultra-Fast Half-Terabyte Mobile Hard Disk Drive
Tue, Aug 11, 2009
Hitachi Ships Industry's First 7200 RPM 2TB Enterprise-Class Hard Drives
Thu, Aug 6, 2009
Hitachi GST Ships the Industry's First Two Terabyte 7200 RPM Desktop Hard Disk Drive
Mon, Jul 13, 2009
Hitachi GST Unveils Three Consumer Storage Solutions
Thu, Jul 2, 2009
Hitachi GST Completes Acquisition of Substrate Manufacturing Facility
Wed, May 20, 2009
Hitachi GST to Acquire Substrate Manufacturing Facility from Western Digital
Wed, Apr 29, 2009
Hitachi GST and Lenovo Sign Agreement
Tue, Apr 14, 2009
ATTO Technology and Hitachi GST Demonstrate 6Gb/s SAS Interoperability for High-Performance Storage Environments
Mon, Apr 6, 2009
Hitachi GST Completes Acquisition of Fabrik, Inc.
Tue, Mar 31, 2009
John Viera Named Sr. Vice President of Human Resources
Tue, Mar 24, 2009
Hitachi Delivers New Power-efficient Enterprise Hard Drive
Mon, Feb 23, 2009
Hitachi GST Strategically Expands into External Storage; to Acquire Fabrik, Inc.
Wed, Feb 4, 2009
Hitachi Delivers High-capacity Storage for Digital Video and Surveillance Applications
Mon, Feb 2, 2009
Stephen Milligan Named President of Hitachi GST
Mon, Jan 19, 2009
Steven Campbell Named Chief Technology Officer at Hitachi Global Storage Technologies
Tue, Jan 6, 2009
Hitachi and SECUDE Collaborate on Data Encryption Solution for Improved Notebook Security and Performance

2008

Mon, Dec 22, 2008
Christopher Dewees Joins Hitachi Global Storage Technologies
Tue, Dec 2, 2008
Hitachi GST and Intel Sign Joint Development Agreement for Enterprise-Class Solid-State Drives
Wed, Nov 12, 2008
SimpleTech [re]drive is named CES Innovations 2009 Design and Engineering Award Honoree
Tue, Nov 11, 2008
Hitachi Half-Terabyte Mobile Hard Drive Takes Data Security & Green Features to The Next Level
Thu, Oct 16, 2008
Hitachi GST Expands Hard Drive Market Reach in EMEA
Tue, Sep 30, 2008
Hitachi Appoints New Hard Drive Distributor in Korea
Mon, Sep 29, 2008
SimpleTech Pumps Up PRO Drive External Storage Family
Fri, Sep 26, 2008
Zero Accident Award 2008 Highlights Hitachi GST Thailand's Commitment to Workspace Safety
Wed, Sep 17, 2008
David Beaver Joins Hitachi Global Storage Technologies
Thu, Sep 11, 2008
Hitachi Strengthens Distribution Network in Russia
Wed, Sep 3, 2008
Fabrik Makes it Fast and Easy to Recycle SimpleTech Drives
Fri, Aug 22, 2008
Hitachi Donates $3M In Laboratory Equipment To Philippines Universities
Wed, Jul 30, 2008
Hitachi Delivers High-Capacity, Low-Power Digital Video Storage
Mon, Jul 28, 2008
Fabrik Launches World's Most Eco-Friendly External Drive
Mon, Jul 28, 2008
Fabrik's Popular SimpleTech Families Get a Makeover
Thu, Jul 17, 2008
Hitachi Strengthens Hard Drive Channel in Central Europe
Wed, Jul 16, 2008
Average Chinese Consumer Stores Nearly RMB5,000 Worth of Digital Content
Wed, Jul 9, 2008
Hitachi Accelerates the “Tera Era” With Delivery of New Power-Efficient Terabyte Hard Drive
Wed, Jul 9, 2008
New Study Finds U.S. Consumers Continue to Amass Valuable Troves of Digital Content
Wed, May 28, 2008
Two New Hitachi CinemaStar Hard Drives Coming Soon to a Home Theater Near You
Thu, May 22, 2008
Steven Craig Joins Hitachi Global Storage Technologies to Lead Worldwide Quality Team
Wed, May 21, 2008
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Supports Sichuan Earthquake Relief
Tue, May 20, 2008
Dell Expands Server and Storage System Capacities Using New Hitachi Ultrastar Hard Drives
Tue, May 13, 2008
Raj Das Joins Hitachi Global Storage Technologies to Lead Worldwide Marketing
Wed, May 7, 2008
Hitachi Delivers Performance Without Sacrifice in New 7,200 RPM Travelstar Hard Drive
Mon, Apr 28, 2008
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Expands Leadership Team with New Chief Information Officer
Fri, Apr 25, 2008
Hitachi Appoints New Southeast Asia Distributors Strengthening Regional Hard Drive Channel Coverage
Tue, Apr 22, 2008
Hitachi Launches Privilege Program for Hard Disk Drive Partners in India
Fri, Apr 18, 2008
Hitachi Broadens Hard Drive Channel Coverage in Pacific Region by Signing Up New Distribution Agreement with Altech
Wed, Apr 16, 2008
Hitachi Enterprise Hard Drive Establishes New Performance and Capacity Standards
Mon, Jan 28, 2008
Fabrik Introduces Joggle at Demo 08
Thu, Jan 17, 2008
Hitachi Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Shenzhen Hard Disk Drive Component Facility
Wed, Jan 9, 2008
Hitachi Optimizes Audio Visual Storage Manager
Tue, Jan 8, 2008
Hitachi GST Targets India’s Emerging Video Surveillance Market with Four-City Roadshow
Mon, Jan 7, 2008
Hungry for Stylish Storage to go? Fabrik Serves up a Cornucopia of Tasty New Portable Drives
Thu, Jan 3, 2008
Hitachi Rolls out Half-Terabyte Hard Drive for Notebooks and Other Mobile Devices
Thu, Jan 3, 2008
Hitachi and ASUS Collaborate to Deliver the World’s First One Terabyte Notebook PC