Western Digital Corporation is an industry-leading provider of storage technologies and solutions that enable people to create, leverage, experience and preserve data. The company addresses ever-changing market needs by providing a full portfolio of compelling, high-quality storage solutions with customer-focused innovation, high efficiency, flexibility and speed. Our products are marketed under the HGST, SanDisk and WD brands to OEMs, distributors, resellers, cloud infrastructure providers and consumers.
For research data to be truly useful, it must be easy to access, share and manage without requiring expensive, custom infrastructure. What organizations need is turnkey storage that won't break the bank, with a unified interface for fast, reliable data transfer and sharing.
This webinar introduces Globus for ActiveScale, a cost-effective solution for on-premise object storage that’s simple to deploy and use. With Globus for ActiveScale, researchers have access to advanced capabilities for managing data across a broad range of systems, while administrators gain a cost-effective, scalable, and durable solution they can deploy quickly to help their researchers innovate faster.
In this webinar, attendees will:
- Learn how to deploy and use Globus for ActiveScale
- See a product demonstration
- Engage in a live Q&A session with the Globus Chief Customer Officer
Unstructured data has evolved into a business asset, creating the need to keep more data longer. The growth and diversity of unstructured, in the form of large media files, metadata, and complex business documents have created a strain on traditional storage infrastructures and IT budgets.
In this webinar, our industry expert Erik Ottem will discuss the expanding role of unstructured data, the shortcomings of traditional storage architectures and the building blocks to capture, store and preserve data at scale and throughout its entire lifecycle.
Register today and learn how to build a data forever architecture so your data can become a competitive advantage rather than a burden.
Join Esther Spanjer, Director of Business Development EMEIA and Khushboo Goel, Product Marketing SSD for this webinar where they will introduce you to Western Digital’s first enterprise-grade 3D NAND based SATA SSD. Available in M.2 for blade and 1U servers or 2.5” form factor as a HDD alternative, the Ultrastar® SA210 is a cost-effective solution for read-intensive environments. They will discuss how the Ultrastar SA210 can provide a great alternative to enterprise boot HDDs and how it is positioned to be the optimal storage solution for edge computing application.
In this Webinar Manfred Berger explains why the HGST platforms, also known as JBODs or shelves are the perfect home for HGST hard disk drives and SSDs and how buying that combination as a platform, can look to reduce your integration cycle by up to 3 months. By enabling customers to focus their attention on storage applications rather than the underlying infrastructure, hardware investment turns to revenue sooner. Through proper integration of HGST hard disk drives into dedicated platforms, these hard disk drives can run more reliably and last longer, providing customers with a dependable storage installation they can rely on for their business needs.
Storage and memory are on a collision course that will change the game in data center infrastructure. Come hear about persistent memory technologies and NVMe. If you like what flash has done to accelerate your applications, you’re going to love this presentation.
Many organizations are looking for the ability to store, access and analyze data for longer periods of time to gain predictive insights which will help improve their businesses. This significant increase in data retention times is getting to the point where their data basically needs to live forever and IT organizations are struggling to protect this ever increasing amount of data.
Join this webinar with Western Digital’s Kurt Esser and Commvault’s Erik Zarate to learn the answers to these questions:
- What forces are driving transformation in data protection today?
- What are the latest technologies being used in modern data protection environments?
- How can my data protection systems keep pace with explosive data growth?
- Can I implement a “Data Forever” strategy without busting my budget?
- What are the benefits of using highly scalable, durable object storage for Disaster Recovery?
Join Esther Spanjer, Director, Enterprise Business Development EMEA, and Peter Plamondon, Director, Microsoft Partner Marketing for this webinar where they will discuss how HGST branded HDDs and SSDs can be used to optimize Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct environments. They will discuss the basic operations and advantages of Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct for Hyper-converged infrastructures, and how a tiered storage approach can provide the optimal configuration for your workload. They will share some sample configurations to highlight how they impact performance, capacity and TCO.
The only problem with the all-flash data center is most of the data (as much as 85%) organizations store is not accessed in more than a year. Assuming there is a more cost effective way to store that data it should be stored on something else. Object storage seems like an obvious choice. Object storage is very cost effective and has features designed for long-term retention. Instead of a single-tier data center, organizations should look to create a two-tier enterprise, and in this webinar we will show you how.
More data are being generated every day. The ability to store, access and analyze all that data, to use the predictive insights from big data analytics to transform business, and have an infrastructure that’s designed to grow and scale with the data growth has become a strategic imperative for many companies.
Join this webinar with Western Digital’s Phil Bullinger, SVP & GM, Joan Wrabetz, VP, and special guest speakers:
- Mark Peters, ESG Analyst
- Justin Simmons, Director of Technology Services, Sundance Institute
- Tanya De Angelis, Associate Director of Archives & Collection, Sundance Institute
- Steve Phillpott, CIO, Western Digital
Our panel will discuss:
- The importance of a data strategy that facilitates a data-forever strategy
- The latest storage technology and the Dynamic Data Placement technology
- A highly scalable, durable object storage and its impact on business
- Perspective on the impact of this storage technology
- Why it’s time for every CIO to look into this technology
How to get the most out of vSAN – VMware’s Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) software. In this webinar you will learn testing and tuning insights and lessons learned from Western Digital’s ongoing vSAN performance test bed. Learn the test bed design and why it’s done the way it is. You’ll find the answers to questions such as: What performance tools are used in the industry and why? How do vSAN features such as Erasure Coding, Deduplication and Compression, and Object Checksum impact performance? What design principles should be used when configuring your vSAN and implementing your VMs? What does “Working Set” mean, and how does it impact performance? What other knobs can be turned (e.g., Disk Stripes per Object, Cache Line Settings, etc.), and what can you expect from them?
Join Esther Spanjer, Director, Enterprise Business Development EMEA, for this webinar where she will discuss how SanDisk branded SSDs and HGST branded HDDs and SSDs are ideal for environments that run Hadoop databases. This webinar will look at cases where, SanDisk and HGST devices, can dramatically reduce query response times and minimize server sprawl by tuning compute and storage separately. Optimizing your Hadoop environment that suffer from queries that take too long to return data or in which applications are not meeting their SLAs, will enable you to reduce your server footprint at massively increased query performance.