WESTERN DIGITAL CORPORATION APPOINTS STREK (THAILAND) CO. LTD TO DELIVER COMPLETE STORAGE SOLUTIONS IN THAILAND

WESTERN DIGITAL CORPORATION APPOINTS STREK (THAILAND) CO. LTD TO DELIVER COMPLETE STORAGE SOLUTIONS IN THAILAND

 [Thailand, 15 Sept, 2016] – Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC), today announced the appointment of Strek (Thailand) Co. Ltd, a leading service and turnkey solution partner, to distribute the full range of HGST and G-Technology® branded storage products and solutions in Thailand.

“We are delighted to partner with Strek. As one of the leading distributors of IT products and service solutions in Thailand, I believe that this partnership will help us expand our local reach in bringing valued-added and innovative storage solutions to the Thai market,” said Raman Yeung, managing director, Asia Pacific Channel Business, HGST, a Western Digital brand.

Strek was established in 1997 and has grown to become one of the leading sales and IT service organizations in the computer and peripherals industry in Thailand. The latest partnership will help Western Digital Corporation identify market opportunities in Thailand, expand its local reach and fulfill the growing storage demands in the market.

Strek will distribute the full line of HGST brand enterprise-class hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid state drives (SSDs) for data center applications, mobile HDDs, external storage solutions, JBOD systems, as well as the G-Technology brand of external storage solutions for consumers and content-creation professionals that need easy backup, storage and editing solutions. Strek will also distribute the HGST Active Archive System, a fully integrated cloud-scale object storage system that helps data centers easily evolve from siloed data storage to cloud-scale active archiving.

Commenting on the new distribution agreement, Mr. Nutthawon Sakornsintu, general manager, Strek (Thailand) said, “As a leading service and turnkey solution partner, we place serious consideration in selecting our partners and the products that we represent. We have a high regard for HGST brand products in the storage technologies and solutions field for decades, and today, we are proud to announce our collaboration with the company that has a strong reputation for product quality and reliability.”

About Western Digital Corporation

Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC) 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.

About Strek (Thailand) Co. Ltd

STREK is the IT distributor leading supplier of IT component products and solutions in Thailand over 20 years. The company’s complete product suite includes CPU, hard disk, mother broad, graphic card, memory, power supply, NAS, and also lifestyle product. Our products also serve a diverse set of vertical markets that include retail, government, commercial, education, and residential applications. Thus, Strek has continuously met the varied needs of our customers through quality solutions with our ultimate warranty and service.

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