OptiNAND Technology Explained: OptiNAND™ June 27, 2023 • 3 min read Data growth is at an all-time high. According to Statista, global data creation is projected to grow to more than 180 zettabytes over the next five years. But how will […] Technology How UltraSMR Makes the Industry’s Highest Capacity Drives January 4, 2023 • 9 min read Last May, Western Digital introduced its 26TB hard drive, the industry’s highest capacity drive available. It allows cloud-scale customers to achieve the ginormous capacities required for today’s massive data storage […] People David Hall: Constraints are Opportunities for Innovation October 12, 2022 • 7 min read David Hall is a tech innovator and inventor. While his official title is that of a distinguished engineer, his colleagues call him a visionary, an influencer, a tech evangelist, and […] Products HDD ReImagined: OptiNAND™ Insights from Western Digital Leaders September 10, 2021 • 3 min read Western Digital leaders hosted a virtual event, Reimagine HDD, and introduced the company’s breakthrough OptiNAND technology platform. Technology How Western Digital Created OptiNAND™, a New Flash-Enhanced HDD Architecture August 31, 2021 • 9 min read To meet increasing demand for digital storage, Western Digital created a flash-enhanced drive architecture that will improve performance, reliability, and increase capacity.