Western Digital's HGST Steps Toward the Storage Systems Market with Skyera Acquisition

Western Digital's HGST Steps Toward the Storage Systems Market with Skyera Acquisition

  • January 2015 •
  • 3 pages •
  • Report ID: 2634502 •
  • Format: PDF

This IDC Flash discusses the December 15, 2014, announcement of the acquisition of Skyera, an all-flash array (AFA) vendor that uses custom flash modules instead of solid state disks (SSDs) in its arrays, by HGST, a wholly owned but independently operated subsidiary of Western Digital Corp. (WDC). This IDC Flash evaluates the strategic nature of this acquisition against an evolving market context.