sTec to Demonstrate Virtualization through Solid-State Storage at VMworld Europe 2013

sTec, Inc.

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- sTec, now part of HGST (a Western Digital company, NASDAQ: WDC), today announced it will showcase its PCI Express (PCIe)-based solid-state drives (SSDs) delivering cost efficiencies and high performance in virtualized environments at next week's VMworld Europe 2013 conference in Barcelona, Spain. The company will demonstrate its s1120 PCIe Accelerators enabling high-performance in a small footprint for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environments.

What: sTec demonstration of its solid-state storage solutions in VDI environments
Where: Booth E406, VMworld Europe 2013, Fira Barcelona Gran Via Conference Centre, Barcelona, Spain
When: October 14-17, 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 http://www.hgst.com.

sTec is a registered trademark of HGST, Inc. and its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Jerry Steach HGST (408) 664-2910 jerry.steach@hgst.com Merrill Freund or Sam Katzen Schwartz MSL (415) 512-0770 stec@schwartzmsl.com

Source: sTec, Inc.