Thursday, May 23, 2013

Western Digital to exhibit new SSHD and 5mm technologies at Computex Taipei 2013

We featured in recent articles at this very blog the new products from Western Digital, which includes the ultra-slim WD Blue and the WD Black SSHD. And now they'll be demonstrating their newest innovations at the Computex Taipei 2013 which will be held on June 4 to 8 at the World Trade Nangang Exhibition Hall. More about this with the press release below:




WD® TO DEMONSTRATE SOLID STATE HYBRID DRIVE AND 5 MM TECHNOLOGIES IN TABLET, THIN AND LIGHT DEVICES AT COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2013


SSHD Among Thin-and-light, Cloud Storage and Connected Life Portfolio Exhibited

MANILA, Philippines – May 23, 2013 – WD®, a Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) company and world leader in storage and connected-life products, today announced that it will demonstrate its solid state hybrid drives (SSHD) and 5 mm ultra-slim hard drive technologies in tablet and other thin-and-light devices at the COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2013 trade event, held in Taiwan from June 4 to June 8, 2013. The innovations will be a part of WD’s exhibit showcasing its latest storage technologies and solutions addressing thin-and-light mobile devices, cloud datacenter computing and the connected lifestyle.
     At Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall, booth number L0810, WD will demonstrate:
·         The world’s first ultra-slim 2.5-inch, 5 mm hard drives and SSHDs, which are designed for integration into the slimmest devices and space-constrained computing environments;
·         7 mm form factor drive designs for high-capacity mobile storage;
·         Enterprise storage building blocks for the cloud-oriented datacenter, aligning to application performance, capacity, reliability and workload;
·   Connected Life Products, revolving around personal cloud storage and software, enabling personal and premium content on multiple screens; and
·     WD’s “Power of Choice” client hard drive solutions. The four colors – WD Blue™, WD Green™, WD Black™ and WD Red™ – enable customers’ easy selection of the best WD drive for their application or usage requirements.