Technology Hardware, Storage and Peripherals
Company Overview of WD Media, Inc.
WD Media, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets thin-film media (disks) for incorporation into hard disk drives. These drives are used to record, store, retrieve, and protect digital information in personal computers, notebook computers, high-end server (enterprise) storage systems, communications infrastructure, and consumer electronics appliances. It also provides single-sided disks, aluminum substrate disks, plated disks, textured disks, and polished disks. The company’s products offer a range of coercivities, glide height capabilities, and other parameters to meet specific customer requirements. Komag primarily sells its products to original equipment manufacturers in the rigid disk dr...
1710 Automation Parkway
San Jose, CA 95131
Founded in 1983
Key Executives for WD Media, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Chief Operating Officer and Vice President
Chief Technical Officer and Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.
WD Media, Inc. Key Developments
Wd Media, Inc. Introduces Its My Book(R) External HDD System
Aug 30 12
WD Media, Inc., a subsidiary of Western Digital Corporation is combining two high-speed technologies to produce fast and robust dual-storage systems. Supported by the Mac OS X operating system, the new My Book(R) VelociRaptor(TM) Duo dual-drive storage system becomes the ultimate storage drive for performance hungry Mac computer users and creative professionals. My Book VelociRaptor Duo provides ultimate speed and performance with two 1 TB 10,000 RPM WD VelociRaptor drives along with two Thunderbolt(TM) ports. The 2 TB dual-drive storage system is ideal for editing high resolution video, 3D rendering, graphic design, and other demanding digital media applications. This boost in performance delivers solid state drive (SSD) -like data transfer rates of up to 400 MB/s for greater work-flow productivity. The dual-drive storage system offers RAID 0 for performance or RAID 1 for protection; and the twin Thunderbolt ports offer daisy-chaining multiple My Book VelociRaptor Duo drives and other high performance peripherals without impacting data transfer speeds or performance. The My Book VelociRaptor Duo also comes complete with a Thunderbolt cable in the box and is user-serviceable. Photographers, graphic designers and post-production professionals can conduct several high intensity tasks such as video editing and 3D rendering, while completing other graphics-intensive projects. My Book VelociRaptor Duo customers will now have the ability to transfer 22 GB full-length HD movies in less than 65 seconds, 2,000 5 MB pictures in less than 33 seconds and over 500 5 MB songs in less than 8 seconds. Additional features found on the My Book VelociRaptor Duo dual-drive storage system include out-of-the-box compatibility with Apple Time Machine and HFS + Journaled for Mac computers; capability for multi-stream workflows; and a 3-year limited warranty. The price of My Book VelociRaptor Duo dual-drive storage system is starting at USD 899.99.
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