Built on Western Digital, Powered by Scality
ENABLING PETABYTE-SCALE INFRASTRUCTURES
Western Digital optimizes its Ultrastar® high-density storage platforms for software-defined storage deployments, partnering with Scality to provide verified architectures for scale-out file and object storage solutions.
Western Digital is vertically integrating throughout the data-center, manufacturing a range of enterprise HDD and SSD that it integrates in its own brand of industry-standard, high-density, x86 storage servers and JBODs. It sells these to its VAR/SI community through its global distribution network.
Scality builds powerful storage tools to make it easy to protect, search and manage petabyte-scale data. Working together, Scality and Western Digital enable petabyte-scale, low-cost, and reliable storage solutions with an extremely compelling TCO. Built on Western Digital, powered by Scality.
Winning with Western Digital
Powerful patent portfolio
Western Digital has 40+ years of innovation, and has a powerful patent portfolio ranking.
First to market with flash & HDD
Innovation allows customers to benefit from earlier access to and enjoy a 6-12 month competitive advantage to deploy in production our latest flash and HDD technologies.
62% lower drive return rate
The most efficient datacenters of tomorrow will focus on increased density as a way to manage growth and contain cost. Ultrastar platforms feature innovative IsoVibe™ and ArcticFlow™ technology that enables higher capacities of flash and HDD to be deployed efficiently and safely at scale. Western Digital observed a 62% lower drive return rate for its products with these innovations than the previous generation.
Western Digital is the device manufacturer and through vertical integration it owns the whole stack. This combined with supply chain efficiencies translates to a lower acquisition cost for customers and overall lower TCO.
Supply chain efficiency
Western Digital has streamlined its supply chain, configuring its flash and HDD in Ultrastar platforms, selling directly to its global network of distributors. This not only decreases overall costs but moves Western Digital closer to the workload improving customer experience.