sTec to Feature PCI Express, SAS SSD in Oracle Servers at Oracle OpenWorld 2013

sTec, Inc.

SANTA ANA, Calif. and SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- sTec, now part of HGST (a Western Digital company, NASDAQ: WDC) today announced it will showcase its PCI Express (PCIe)- and SAS-based enterprise-class solid-state storage solutions, which improve the performance of Oracle database applications at Oracle OpenWorld 2013. The company will feature sTec PCIe and SAS solid-state drive (SSD) solutions in a demonstration that highlights how offloading transaction I/O tasks to the SSDs frees server resources and improves performance in storage arrays. Additionally, sTec will be presenting throughout the day (during the conference's exhibit hours) live presentations on SSDs' critical role in Oracle environments.


sTec demonstration of its PCIe and SAS SSD solutions improving Oracle database performance, live presentations of SSDs in Oracle environments
Where: Booth #315 at Oracle OpenWorld 2013, Moscone Center South, San Francisco
When: September 22-26, 2013

About HGST

HGST, a Western Digital company (Nasdaq:WDC), develops innovative, advanced hard disk drives, enterprise-class solid state drives, external storage solutions and services used to store, preserve and manage the world's most valued data. HGST addresses customers' rapidly changing storage needs by delivering intelligent storage devices that tightly integrate hardware and software to maximize solution performance. Founded by the pioneers of hard drives, HGST provides high-value storage for a broad range of market segments, including Enterprise, Cloud, Datacenter, Mobile Computing, Consumer Electronics and Personal Storage. HGST was established in 2003 and maintains its U.S. headquarters in San Jose, California. For more information, please visit the company's website at

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CONTACT: Jerry Steach HGST (415) 222-9996 Merrill Freund or Lauren Whitehouse Schwartz MSL (415) 512-0770

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