Western Digital enters into agreement to acquire Tegile Systems

On the 29th August 2017, Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) and Tegile Systems announced their latest agreement detailing Tegile’s acquisition by Western Digital.


Western Digital’s acquisition of Tegile Systems is expected to close this week, representing a key step in the progression of Western Digital as an industry-leader in storage architecture. Tegile Systems has been at the forefront of flash storage development since the flash revolution began earlier this decade. Tegile’s hybrid and all flash arrays are built to accelerate and consolidate business storage, with rapid data storage solutions based on a cloud API. Offering a range of solutions powered by their revolutionary IntelliFlash OS product, the agreement allows Western Digital to integrate Tegile’s flash solutions into their own products, working together to increase their portfolio and deliver an exceptional service and innovation for their stakeholders.


Rohit Kshetrapal, Chief Executive Officer of Tegile said, "Western Digital has been a key partner and long-term investor in Tegile and has already enhanced various aspects of Tegile's business, including engineering integration, HDD/SSD supply chain efficiencies, go-to-market efforts and customer support. Both Tegile and Western Digital have introduced industry-changing storage products. The Tegile team looks forward to continuing this tradition of innovation as part of the Western Digital family."


What does this mean for Western Digital Corp?

Tegile’s IntelliFlash optimises data layout for the underlying geometry of the storage disk to allow for vastly improved product life and high-pressure workload performance. In combination with Tegile’s Storage Pooling and Resiliency solutions, this empowers end users to experience unrivalled reliability, efficiency and economy.

Modern business has become especially reliant upon cloud storage, with data centres growing exponentially to meet the continual rising demand of reliable and scalable cloud storage solutions. This is a vital component of Western Digital’s enterprise, and Tegile’s innovative storage technology allows Western Digital to broaden their product portfolio and expand their market, striving to deliver new innovations and technologies.


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