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September 9, 2013  7:42 AM

Western Digital picks up Virident, pockets more flash



Posted by: Dave Raffo
PCIe flash, Storage, virident, Western Digital

Western Digital continued its flash storage shopping spree today, saying it intends to acquire server-side flash startup Virident Systems for $685 million. The deal is expected to close by the end of 2013, and Virident will become part of Western Digital’s HGST subsidiary. Virident is the...

September 4, 2013  7:35 PM

VMworld Storage Recap Part II: WD, Syncsort, Kingston and Pivot3



Posted by: Rich Castagna
Arkeia, backup appliances, backup software, netapp, solid state, solid state drives, Syncsort, VDI storage, Western Digital

As noted in a previous Storage Soup post, when data storage companies launch products at industry gatherings like the recent VMworld tech fest, there's often an interesting back story or related information. Vendors are typically willing to share some insights that provide context for the product...


December 20, 2011  8:47 AM

Seagate-Samsung close hard drive deal eight months later



Posted by: Dave Raffo
hard drives, Hitachi GST, samsung, seagate, solid state drives, Western Digital

One of two pending multibillion dollar hard drive vendor acquisitions closed today when Seagate Technology wrapped up its $1.4 billion transaction with Samsung Electronics.

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March 7, 2011  4:19 PM

Western Digital to buy Hitachi GST for $4.3 billion



Posted by: Dave Raffo
hard drives, Hitachi GST, solid state, Western Digital


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