Western Digital unveils new flash and HDD products at the What’s Next Western Digital Event held at The Ritz-Carlton San Francisco. New products presents included new cloud storage products and flash-based storage for professionals and gamers.
In his opening remarks, David Goeckeler, CEO of Western Digital, commented on the rapidly expanding market that stems from modern computing. The growth of the cloud, the explosion of connected intelligent devices, and the ever-expanding amount of digital information created with these devices each day around the world, all demand more and more storage capacity.
New ProductsCloud Storage
Western Digital unleashed powerful new data storage solutions for cloud customers, including the industry’s first 22TB CMR and 26TB UltraSMR HDDs, and a new family of high-capacity PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSDs to help them design tiered-storage solutions more efficiently, and generate more value out of their infrastructure to help their customers’ data thrive.
Casual and Professional Computing
The new PCIe Gen4 Western Digital PC SN740 NVMe SSD addresses the unique needs of the hybrid workforce and elevates the computing experience with sequential read speeds up to 5,150MB/s in a thin, light, low-power design.
Western Digital introduced the new SanDisk Professional PRO-BLADE Modular SSD Ecosystem. Designed to meet the demands of capturing, transferring, and preserving increasingly higher resolution content, the PRO-BLADE solutions enable professionals to save hours on transfers, save money for equivalent capacity, and reduce the volume and weight of their gear.
Western Digital unveiled two additions to its award-winning WD_BLACK™ gaming portfolio. Designed with performance and style in mind, the new WD_BLACK SN850X NVMe SSD and WD_BLACK P40 Game Drive SSD, offer gamers more options to elevate their gaming experience so they can play at their best.
To learn more, read What’s Next: Western Digital Unveils Its Mission to Unlock the Potential of Data