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Western Digital to Showcase the Future of Data Infrastructure at Flash Memory Summit 2018

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Company to Deliver Featured Keynote and Demonstrate New Solutions for
Big Data, Fast Data and Personal Data

FLASH MEMORY SUMMIT (FMS) 2018, Booth #207 – Western Digital
Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC), today announced that it will be at FMS
2018
showcasing how it is driving innovation and value across a
complete spectrum of data-intensive environments, from hyperscale data
centers to industrial and consumer applications. With one of the
broadest portfolios of data technologies, devices, platforms and
systems, Western Digital helps bring new possibilities for data to life
for the growing array of data-intensive environments such as AI, machine
learning, analytics, IoT and cloud-scale applications. In a featured
keynote, Western Digital will deliver an in depth perspective on a
next-generation data-center
architecture
that will deliver breakthrough levels of scalability,
efficiency, agility and performance for public, private and hybrid cloud
environments.

WHEN: August 7 – 9, 2018

WHERE: Flash Memory Summit 2018, Santa Clara Convention Center

KEYNOTE: On August 7, 2018 at 12:10 pm PT, Phil Bullinger,
general manager and senior vice president at Western Digital, will
deliver a keynote
focusing on how the data-centric infrastructure for the future can be
deployed today through the convergence of emerging technologies, open
standards, innovation and an existing ecosystem of application and
solution partners.

EXHIBIT AND DEMOS: Booth #207. Everywhere data lives, from
sensors to mobile devices to the cloud, Western Digital is driving
innovation necessary to stay ahead of new demands. Come see the
company's broad range of solutions from centralized clouds out to the
edge, including high-performance IntelliFlash™
all-flash arrays
, ActiveScale™
object storage systems
, Ultrastar®
storage servers and platforms
and Ultrastar
NVMe
™, SAS
and SATA SSDs
.

EXHIBIT HOURS:
Tuesday, August 7: 4-7 PM
Wednesday,
August 8: Noon - 7 PM
Thursday, August 9: 10 AM - 2:30 PM

PROGRAM SPEAKERS: Over a dozen Western Digital thought-leaders
will participate in sessions and on panels throughout the three-day
event. These thought-leaders will address technologies, architectures,
use cases and workloads for Big Data and Fast Data, from the cloud to
the edge. For more information, please visit the FMS
Conference Program
for specific topics, days, times and locations.

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About Western Digital
Western Digital creates environments
for data to thrive. The company is driving the innovation needed to help
customers capture, preserve, access and transform an ever-increasing
diversity of data. Everywhere data lives, from advanced data centers to
mobile sensors to personal devices, our industry-leading solutions
deliver the possibilities of data. Western Digital® data-centric
solutions are marketed under the G-Technology™, HGST, SanDisk®, Tegile™,
Upthere™, and WD® brands.

Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains
certain forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the
capabilities, features and performance of the company's data
technologies, devices, platforms and systems. There are a number of
risks and uncertainties that may cause these forward-looking statements
to be inaccurate including, among others: volatility in global economic
conditions; business conditions and growth in the storage ecosystem;
impact of competitive products and pricing; market acceptance and cost
of commodity materials and specialized product components; actions by
competitors; unexpected advances in competing technologies; our
development and introduction of products based on new technologies and
expansion into new data storage markets; risks associated with
acquisitions, mergers and joint ventures; difficulties or delays in
manufacturing; and other risks and uncertainties listed in the company's
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our most
recently filed periodic report to which your attention is directed. The
company undertakes no obligation to update the information in this
release in the event facts or circumstances change after the date of
this release.

© 2018 Western Digital Corporation or its affiliates. All rights
reserved. Western Digital, the Western Digital logo, ActiveScale,
G-Technology, IntelliFlash, SanDisk, Tegile, Ultrastar, Upthere and WD
are registered trademarks or trademarks of Western Digital Corporation
or its affiliates in the US and/or other countries. The NVMe word mark
is a trademark of NVM Express, Inc. All other marks are the property of
their respective owners.

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