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HGST Preview’s World’s First 10TB HDD and NVMe-compliant SSDs at OCP U.S. Summit 2015

San Jose, Calif. – WEBWIRE

Helping the world harness the power of data, HGST (@HGSTstorage), a Western Digital company (NASDAQ: WDC) will showcase the world’s first enterprise-class 10TB HDD, and the NVMe-compliant SN100 Series PCIe SSDs at the 2015 OCP U.S. Summit. As a corporate sponsor of the OCP Summit, HGST is dedicated to developing more efficient and scalable storage solutions using open platforms with the best total cost of ownership to help propel data center efficiencies to new heights.

WHAT:   HGST to present and exhibit at the 2015 OCP U.S. Summit

WHEN:   March 9-11, 2015

WHERE: San Jose Convention Center, booth #C5


Along with HGST’s booth #C5, products will be showcased at the HP (booth #B3), Quanta (booth #C6), and Penguin Computing (booth #C2), locations on the OCP show floor.

  • World’s First Enterprise-class 10TB HDD: HGST previews the 10TB HDD for cloud-to-cold storage applications that sets unprecedented capacity leadership at the lowest $/TB and watts/TB by harnessing two complementary technologies: HelioSealTM technology and host-managed Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR).
  • NVMe-compliant SN100 Series PCIe SSDs: HGST showcases its new NVMe-compliant PCIe SSDs that will drive the next wave of server Flash adoption with ease of deployment and simplified system integration paired with HGST’s industry-leading performance, renowned quality and reliability.


SMR – Why are you so Cold? Monday, March 9, 4:30PM; San Jose Convention Center, Lower Level: The presentation will articulate the difference in SMR drive architectures and performance characteristics, as well as illustrate how the open source community has the distinct advantage of integrating a host-managed platform that leverages SMR HDDs for massive, scale-out cold storage applications such as active archive, social media and long-term data storage. 

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About HGST

HGST is a wholly owned and independently operated subsidiary of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC). HGST sets the pace for storage innovation and is helping the world harness the power of data. Building on its reputation for producing reliable HDDs, SSDs, and developing tighter integration with software, HGST is optimizing storage efficiency and reliability for today’s data-centric economy. Founded by the creators of the hard drive, HGST serves a broad range of market segments, including enterprise, cloud, OEM, mobile, consumer electronics and personal storage. HGST was established in 2003 and maintains its U.S. headquarters in San Jose, California. For more information, please visit

One GB is equal to one billion bytes, and one TB equals 1,000 GB (one trillion bytes). Actual capacity will vary depending on operating environment and formatting.

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