|Post IPO Valuation||$9.43B|
|Virident Systems, 9/2013||$685M|
Western Digital Corporation engages in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of hard drives worldwide. It offers hard drives, including 3.5-inch, 2.5-inch, 1.8-inch, and 1.0-inch form factor drives under the Western Digital and HGST brand names. The company’s hard drives are used in desktop computers; notebook computers; external storage devices; enterprise applications, such as servers, workstations, network attached storage, and storage area networks; and consumer electronics products, which comprise personal/digital video recorders and satellite and cable set-top boxes. Western Digital Corporation sells its products to original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers for inclusion in computer systems or subsystems, distributors, resellers, and retailers. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.