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Hitachi Hard Disk Drive Business is now Western Digital

March 7th, 2011 Comments off

Hitachi Hard Disk Drive Business is now Western DigitalMarch 7, 2011 –  Hitachi transfers hard disk drive business to Western Digital.

Western Digital will acquire all shares of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies’s holding company, Viviti Technologies Ltd. The proposed combination will result in customer-centric storage company, with significant operating scale, strong global talent and the industry’s broadest product lineup backed by a rich technology portfolio.

Under terms of the agreement, WD will acquire Hitachi GST for $3.5 billion …

Western Digital Hard Drive Families (Part II)

February 8th, 2011 Comments off

C) External Hard Drives Desktop

My Book 3.0 This stylish external hard drive features a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface for the fastest transfer rates available on an external hard drive. My Book Elite An elegant, easy-to-use storage solution with WD SmartWare backup software, customizable e-label, and password protection. My Book Essential An elegant, easy-to-use storage solution with WD SmartWare backup software, password protection and capacity gauge. WD Elements Desktop Simple,…

Western Digital Hard Drive Families (Part I)

February 4th, 2011 Comments off

Western Digital Hard Drive FamiliesWestern Digital Corporation (often abbreviated to WD) is the second largest computer hard disk drives manufacturer in the world, after Seagate and has a long history in the electronics industry as an integrated circuit maker and a storage products company. Western Digital was founded on April 23, 1970 by Alvin B. Phillips, a Motorola employee, as General Digital, initially (and briefly) a manufacturer of MOS test equipment. It rapidly became …

WD is now shipping the world’s largest capacity (3TB) SATA hard drive

October 19th, 2010 Comments off

WD 3TB Sata Hard DriveOct. 19, 2010 – WD today announced that the company is shipping the world’s largest capacity SATA hard drive. As the latest addition to its WD Caviar® Green™ family of SATA hard drives, the new hard drives deliver up to a massive 3 terabytes (TB) of storage capacity on a single drive. WD is leading the industry in capacity for SATA hard drives by utilizing 750 GB-per-platter areal density and …

Western Digital Begins Hard Drive Manufacturing in Brazil

October 14th, 2010 Comments off

WD Hard DriveLAKE FOREST, Calif. and MANAUS, Brazil – Oct. 14, 2010 – Western Digital today announced that the company will begin hard drive manufacturing operations in Brazil, positioning the company to more effectively meet customer demand in this rapidly growing market and adding a key element to WD’s global supply chain infrastructure.

To maintain the highest levels of quality and lowest cost, WD will be partnering with local Brazilian electronics manufacturing …

Glossary of Western Digital Hard Disk Drive (Letter V,W,Z)

September 24th, 2010 Comments off

Viterbi Detection An algorithm used in read channel technology that detects an entire sequence of data bits at once and determines the most likely sequence of data bits by comparing an actual sequence of data bit samples with possible sequences of data bit samples to accurately detect data written to disk.

voice coil An actuator motor. The force of a magnetic rotary voice coil produces a movement of the head …