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Welcome to the Western Digital (WDC) board on SI. The header for this SI company board is currently under reconstruction by it's new Emcee but the board is open for posting by any and all members of the SI community who have an interest in the Dsts Storage Technology Industry -- Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) or Solid State Drives (SSDs) -- its history and its current state today. Discussion here is not limited to Western Digital and its subsidiaries but also to its chief competitors which include Seagate Technologies, Toshiba and also Samsung, the current market leader in SSDs. - Eric L. -

The Data Storage Industry has undergone tremendous M&A and consolidation over the course of the last 20 years and today dividend paying Western Digital Corporation (Nasdaq: WDC), headquartered in Irvine, CA is the HDD industry market leader with unit market share of 44%, finally usurping Seagate Technology (STX) who is close behind at 40% while Toshiba has a 16% share. Samsung is the claearcut leader In the SSD industry which is advancing rapidly at the expense of HDD but Sandisk is number 2 and 'Trendfocus' expects WDC to soon be the " Top Dog for all Storage Devices ... With the acquisition of SanDisk moving forward, WDC is on the verge of becoming the big boy on the block from a product portfolio and vertical integration perspective. They now have any and all HDD and SSD storage solutions one could want, including the NAND supply behind it (for the SSD side)."




Western Digital Websites ...


• The Western Digital Corporation website is here: wdc.com

• The WD HGST website is here: hgst.com

• The WD HGST Touro website is here: touropro.com

• The WD Sandisk website is here: sandisk.com

Other Data Storage Industry Leaders Websites ...


• Samsung SSD: samsung.com

• Seagate Technology: seagate.com

Other Silicon Investor Storage Industry Subject Boards ...

• Western Digital/Sandisk Corporation(WDC): Subject 1745

• WDC/Sandisk Corporation : Subject 1745

• WDC, NAND, NVM, enterprise storage systems, etc. Subject 59721

• Seagate Technology: Subject 3063

Data Storage Industry Research:

• TRENDFOCUS! trendfocus.com

• StorageNewsletter: storagenewsletter.com

- Eric L. - (Emcee as of June 2016)
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11048Toshiba and Western Digital Open New Fab 2 Semiconductor Fabrication Facility inEric L2last Monday
11047Western Digital CFO Transition: Mark Long succeeds Olivier Leonetti as CFO &gEric L-July 10
11046Toshiba/Western Digital Flash Memory Production Increased Investment >> Eric L-July 5
11045This Board: Looking Back before Moving Forward ... A few months back I poked mEric L-July 1
11044M&A: Western Digital + Sandisk Infographic ... [graphic] [graphic] - EricEric L1July 1
11043Looking Back: Tough 2016 for Western Digital and Seagate ... >> <B>Eric L-June 17
11042Looking Back: 'Market Realist' Contrasts Sandisk's & Western DigEric L1June 17
11041WDC's SanDisk Corporation acquisition completed (May 12, 2016) ... [graphiEric L-June 10
11040Where’s My Petabyte Disk Drive? Posted on 27 March 2016 by Brian Hayes FourteeFUBHO-March 27
11039Western Digital (WDC) reported above-consensus non-GAAP earnings per share for imore100-January 29
11038ReRAM Gains Steam semiengineering.com New memory finds a lucrative niche betwFUBHO-11/13/2015
11037Western Digital's HGST subsidiary today announced it's shipping its firzax-9/10/2014
11036WDC is one of 10 stocks added to the NDX Dec 24.2012 nasdaq.comGottfried-12/30/2012
11035eweek.com Per the above, and contrary to claims of others, the Apple iPad is NOd-9/27/2010
11034Nice to see someone on the board, after two plus years of no posts. Western DigMark O. Halverson-7/24/2010
11033Samsung is a big player in the HDD market too. I don't know what the best dCheeky Kid-7/23/2010
11032<i>As for WDC, they are hitting on every cylinder plus a few. They got whaBrazilian Investor-7/23/2010
11031No changes in what I do: still a reseller (services & hardware). Still workgo_gatrz25/18/2008
11030gatrz, what a nice surprise. I occasionally look for you on yahoo WDC board, butSarmad Y. Hermiz-5/17/2008
11029Hello Sy! (I know - your name isn't Sy, but you were on Yahoo and old habitsgo_gatrz-5/17/2008
11028>> Probably a naive viewpoint but I still have it nonetheless. ;) ActuallSarmad Y. Hermiz-5/17/2008
11027<< I really think companies such as EMC and Seagate should merge. That wouPigboy-5/17/2008
11026EMC just recently purchased Iomega. Does that provide them with the vertical intSam Citron-5/16/2008
11025>> Do you have a sense of where these companies can profitably deploy theiSarmad Y. Hermiz-5/16/2008
11024Thanks, Sarmad. I knew you would be all over this. I also have a feeling STX shoSam Citron-5/16/2008
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