HGST to Demonstrate Solid-State Storage Solutions for the Enterprise at IP Expo, London

sTec, Inc.

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HGST (a Western Digital company, NASDAQ: WDC), today announced it will demonstrate its PCI Express (PCIe)-based solid-state drives (SSDs) in high-performance enterprise systems at next week's IP Expo conference in London, U.K. The company will highlight how its s1120 PCIe Accelerators enable virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environments, while providing enterprise systems with highly efficient storage.

What: HGST demonstration of solid-state storage solutions in VDI environments
Where: Booth E9, IP Expo, Earls Court 2, London, U.K.
When: October 16-17, 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.

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

Source: sTec, Inc.