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PublicNYSE:WDC
Date1/1990
Raised
Post IPO Valuation$9.43B

General Information

Websitewdc.com/en
Twitter@WesternDigital
CategoryConsumer Electronics/Devices
Phone949-672-7000
Employees
Founded1970
DescriptionMagnetic Storage

Offices

HQ
20511 Lake Forest Drive
Lake Forest, CA, 92630
USA

People

Chairman of the Board, Former President
President and Chief Executive Officer
Vice President, Software Engineering, Branded Products
VP Business Development
Board Member
Director
Director
Director
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Acquisitions

Virident Systems, 9/2013 $685M

Investments

Hightail 11/2013
Tegile Systems 8/2013
Skyera 2/2013

Competitors

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Western Digital

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.

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  1. Virident Acquired For $685M By Western Digital (silicontap.com) [edit]
  2. Hightail, The File-Sharing Service Formerly Called YouSendIt, Lands $34 Million In New Funding (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Flash Storage Co. Tegile Nabs $35M (pevc.dowjones.com) [edit]
  4. Skyera Closes $51.6M in Second Financing Round (finsmes.com) [edit]
  5. WD® COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF HOYA'S MAGNETIC MEDIA OPERATIONS (wdc.com) [edit]
    Fab plant bought by data-storing company (azcentral.com) [edit]
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