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10 Questions With an Environmental Health and Safety Director

10 Questions With an Environmental Health and Safety Director

Kaleena Gong serves as the Flash Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) director at Western Digital. She has a deep love for animals, especially German Shepherds, and is a proud owner of two. Her hobbies include fitness, photography, continuous learning, board games, traveling, and exploring various culinary delights.  1. What does a director of environmental health and […]

February 13, 2024 • 2 min read People

Neta Corem: The Power of Belief

Neta Corem: The Power of Belief

From a young age, Neta Corem, senior manager of product management at Western Digital, understood the value of confidence. Growing up in the countryside of Israel, Corem was surrounded by nature and a spirit of self-reliance.  “My love of nature was always there, and my father always encouraged me to handle technical things,” said Corem. […]

September 5, 2023 • 5 min read People

NVMe-oF Full Speed Ahead

NVMe-oF Full Speed Ahead

As users expect fast response times from increasingly massive amounts of data, data center architects at cloud service providers and OEMs are furthering their investment in NVMe™ and NVMe-oF™ into their IT infrastructures. Western Digital launched its next step in NVMe and NVMe-oF with enhanced versions of its OpenFlex™ Data24 NVMe-oF storage platform, next-generation RapidFlex […]

August 8, 2023 • 6 min read Products

Inventor Grishma Shah: The Art of Scaling NAND

Inventor Grishma Shah: The Art of Scaling NAND

Grishma Shah thrives on creativity. Initially aspiring to be an artist or architect, Shah instead took a different route. “I realized I don’t have to be in the arts or architecture fields to be creative,” said Shah. “You can apply creativity to anything you do.” Today, Shah is a distinguished engineer at Western Digital. She […]

May 16, 2023 • 5 min read People

From Floor to Door: Barcodes Are Running Our World

From Floor to Door: Barcodes Are Running Our World

When a baby is born in a hospital, one of the first things they’ll receive is a barcode. It may not be the most poignant gift for the profound experience of birth, but barcodes help ensure a baby is matched to the right mother. They link lab results to a patient’s record. And they are […]

March 14, 2023 • 7 min read Technology

Calling All Plankton: Real-Time AI Goes Out to the Ocean

Calling All Plankton: Real-Time AI Goes Out to the Ocean

The ocean is in constant flux. Tides and currents swoosh and swirl in mercurial cycles, cascading nutrients and dispersing life through the vast waters. This dynamism makes the ocean so fascinating, but it also makes it difficult to study. Now scientists are finding new ways to explore the ocean’s lifecycle by leveraging advances in storage […]

January 10, 2023 • 12 min read Data

A Labor of Logic: Real-time Embedded Systems

A Labor of Logic: Real-time Embedded Systems

From controlling elevators, stoplights, the valves of your washing machine, or even how long your toaster toasts, embedded computing is everywhere. Real-time embedded systems are a subset of embedded computing that must complete critical processes within a rigid deadline. Think of a car’s airbag deployment system. If the microcontroller doesn’t detect a collision or electronically […]

November 3, 2022 • 6 min read Technology