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Join us at Gartner Data Center events to see how we’re delivering the possibilities of data @scale with outstanding performance, breakthrough economics and massive scalability.

This year’s Gartner Data Center events, in London and Las Vegas, will focus on how enterprise transformation is the new imperative for the data center, infrastructure and operations, the impetus for business-driven strategies and investments.

Western Digital, and its HGST and SanDisk® brands, will be showcasing our latest, innovative solutions, sharing speaking sessions, in-booth presentations, and bringing on-site experts to help your enterprise overcome storage-bound hurdles, and take advantage of the possibilities of data.

Delivering the Possibilities of Data @Scale

Innovative Storage Solutions for Innovative Computing

See how to get faster time-to-discovery at Exabyte-scale for Big Data architectures and learn how to take advantage of elastic cloud storage in the HPC cloud era.

Performance that Transforms the Data Center

Get the most out of your data center and give your customers experiences and services never before thought possible at breakthrough economics and massive scalability.

ActiveScale™ – Next Generation Object Storage

Get to know our recently announced modular system for easy, petabyte-scale growth
- the ActiveScale P100. Our latest innovation delivers cloud-based storage analytics for high productivity with extreme data durability
and availability for peace of mind.

Join Us in Las Vegas in Booth #331

Join us in booth #331 to see the award-winning InfiniFlash™ platform, our high performance Hadoop demo, as well as a 3D NAND wafer on display. Our on-site experts will walk you through our four key solution areas:

Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Run mission-critical applications with leading solutions from our partner SDS & HCI vendors. See how our VMware Virtual SAN 6.x certified flash storage and hard disk drive solutions enable business critical performance at greater simplicity and lower costs.

Private Cloud, Backup & Recovery

Take advantage of elastic cloud storage for the private cloud and see how we make HPC migration to the cloud possible. We’ll be showcasing an array of cloud-ready solutions including CloudSpeed SSDs, NVMe solutions, Helium HDDs, JBOD system, InfiniFlash platform, and Active Archive. The event will be a great opportunity to learn about our roster of certified backup ISVs and object storage.

Big Data Analytics

See our ready-to-deploy solutions for scalable, on-premises analytics performance. Our demo with our partners at SuperMicro will showcase a new Hadoop Reference Architecture featuring storage tiers.

Digital Business Transformation

Whether IoT, video surveillance, mobile apps, or NoSQL, see how we’re innovating storage for computing. We’ll be showcasing various projects including a Ceph demo and embedded iNAND.

Join our Speaking Sessions

Flashonomics – 5 Myths of Enterprise Flash

Monday, December 5th, 4:00 pm, at Titian 2301A
Speaker: Adam Roberts

Users are becoming aware of the useful nature of flash media and how solutions can be built that are equivalent, or even better, than traditional HDD solutions. Flash is moving beyond top-tier performance to storage tiers with more moderate performance needs. Not understanding how flash can benefit your business may be hampering your success in the market. So get the facts on flash!

The ROI of using Flash Storage – more than just IOPs and Throughput

Monday, December 5th, 7:10 pm, Solution Showcase Theater
Presenter: Rob Callaghan

Learn about the benefits of flash storage through real-world examples of key customers.  We will be discussing the unique architecture advantages of flash storage and the broad range of our solutions that can help customers dramatically improve the application performance while addressing their cost, performance or capacity challenges.

Too Big to Store? Break the Barriers to Storage & Management

Wednesday, December 7th, 11:45am, Venetian F
Presenter: Gary Lyng

Join us for an interactive panel discussion with our customers and partners. Together we will explore ways organizations are solving Big Data challenges with an innovative mix of technologies and scalable infrastructures that deliver needed results. You will hear real-world industry-leading ideas from flash memory to object storage with scalable performance, high data durability and boundless capacity, all at breakthrough costs.

See You in Las Vegas

The world of data is expanding and changing at incredible speed. We’re by your side to deliver the solutions you need for tomorrow’s challenges. Make sure to join us in Las Vegas and see the possibilities of data.

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