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Western Digital President and COO Mike Cordano
Leader Insights

Introducing the New WesternDigital.com

This morning we launched a fully redesigned westerndigital.com—and it’s more than a visual makeover. This new site truly reflects who...
data innovation puzzle
Emerging Technologies

How Open Innovation Can Free the Data Path

A general purpose processor is fine for most servers and mobile phones, but isn’t optimized for the specific requirements created by the rise of Big Data and Fast Data applications. A big data application such as analytics has a very different processing profile that can handle large amounts of data versus a Fast Data application such as autonomous car controls, which requires time-critical processing for smaller amounts of data.