Western Digital


About Western Digital

Western Digital (WD) provides products and services for people and organizations that collect, manage and use digital information. The company designs and produces reliable, high-performance hard drives and solid state drives that keep users' data ac



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Western Digital (WD) provides products and services for people and organizations that collect, manage and use digital information. The company designs and produces reliable, high-performance hard drives and solid state drives that keep users' data accessible and secure from loss. Its advanced technologies are configured into applications for client and enterprise computing, embedded systems and consumer electronics, as well as its own consumer storage and media products.

WD was founded in 1970. The company's storage products are marketed to leading OEMs, systems manufacturers, selected resellers and retailers under the Western Digital(R) and WD brand names. Visit the Investor section of the company's Web site (www.westerndigital.com)to access a variety of financial and investor information.

Products and Press Releases

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Video Surveillance

Western Digital to separate its HDD and Flash businesses

Oct. 30, 2023
Creating two independent, public companies with market-specific, strategic focus, the company’s separation will better position each franchise to execute innovative technology...
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Video Surveillance Storage

WD Purple 18TB HDD and QD101 1TB microSD Card

Sept. 23, 2020
Combination of new hardware with optimized software provides the capacity, performance and durability required for today's surveillance applications
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Video Surveillance

Western Digital's industrial-grade 3D NAND UFS embedded flash drive (EFD) for surveillance

Oct. 23, 2018
The new devices and tools address the complex and dynamic data demands of a surveillance market in transformation
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Video Surveillance

Western Digital Purple 12TB drive

June 25, 2018
Today, Western Digital Corporation is excited to introduce the industry’s highest capacity deep-learning-capable, surveillance-class drive – the Western Digital® Purple 12TB drive...
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Video Surveillance

Western Digital's Purple microSD Card

April 27, 2018
Complements company's 'Surveillance-class' edge-to-core devices portfolio
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Video Surveillance Storage

WD Purple 10TB Hard Drives

May 19, 2017
Surveillance-class hard drives have been increased in capacity
The specific number of cameras that can be supported will be dependent on a number of criteria; types and capability of cameras installed (resolution, fps, additional features) and the system's hardware and software capability.
Video Transmission Equipment

WD scales up surveillance-class hard drive line

April 14, 2015
New WD Purple NV 3.5-inch drives equipped for NVR surveillance-system environments
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Network Storage

WD RE SAS & WD RE SATA Hard Drives

Nov. 13, 2012
Drives provide high capacity and reliability for enterprise environments

Articles & News

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The smart video market is going through a transitional period – one that must enable recording video at scale. In the past, it was only possible to conduct the data analysis at a centralized location, such as a data center, but today, the rise of on-board AI allows this analytical load to be distributed, which is crucial when working at the scale of a smart city.
Video Surveillance

Edge advancements make smart cities a reality

April 18, 2022
Evolution of on-board video processing and storage is providing the scale necessary for large-scale analytics deployments
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Video Surveillance

Five Reasons Security is Getting Smart

Dec. 19, 2019
Video surveillance technology is experiencing a paradigm shift
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Video Surveillance Storage

Beyond Surveillance: Smart Video Surveillance Storage Enables Data to Thrive from the Edge to the Core

Dec. 3, 2018
With Western Digital surveillance-optimized storage, surveillance is more than just seeing - it’s looking ahead to capture, store, and analyze surveillance data with edge-to-core...
Rick Tampier, a Senior Dir. Sales & Product Strategy at Red Hawk Fire & Security .
Video Surveillance

Video Roundtable: What’s Trending in Enterprise Video Surveillance?

Aug. 10, 2018
Technology growth expands digital options for evolving devices and storage choices

Videos & Resources

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Video Surveillance

Industry Spotlight: Western Digital

June 3, 2020
An in-depth look at how the company is developing products to meet the demands of today's smart video deployments

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Networking Equipment and Cabling

Large-Capacity WD AV-GP SATA Hard Drives

Aug. 5, 2011
Western Digital has added 2.5 TB and 3 TB versions to its family of WD AV-GP SATA hard drives. The hard drives offer low power consumption and high capacity for storage-intensive...
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Network Attached Video Surveillance Storage

WD AV-GP Hard Drives

June 2, 2010
Power-conserving WD AV-GP hard drives from Western Digital are based on the WD GreenPower Technology platform and have been engineered to deliver low-power 24x7 reliability as...
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Network Attached Video Surveillance Storage

2.5-inch SATA hard drives

April 19, 2010
As demand has increased for digital video storage, including high-definition (HD) video, and as the variety of video-systems configurations increases, Western Digital has expanded...