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Slide #26. Western Digital — Virident
Western Digital (NASDAQ:WDC)
Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Virident Systems, Inc., a leading provider of server-side flash storage for virtualization, database, cloud computing, and webscale applications. Virident will be integrated into HGST, a wholly owned subsidiary of Western Digital. The acquisition furthers HGST's strategy to address the rapidly changing needs of enterprise customers by delivering intelligent storage solutions that maximize application performance by leveraging the tightly coupled server, storage and network resources of today's converged datacenter infrastructures.
Western Digital develops, manufactures, and provides data storage devices and solutions. Co.'s portfolio of technology and products address the following markets: Client Devices; Data Center Devices and Solutions; and Client Solutions. Co.'s Client Devices consist of hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid state drives (SSDs), flash-based embedded storage products, and flash-based memory wafers and components. Co.'s Data Center Devices and Solutions consist of enterprise HDDs, SSDs, and platforms. Co.'s Client Solutions consist of HDDs and SSDs embedded into external storage products and removable flash-based products, which include cards, universal serial bus flash drives and wireless drives.
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