HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies) is a new type of storage company for a new world where ever-increasing amounts of content are being generated from cloud services, Internet content providers, social networks, mobile devices, Big Data and enterprise business transactions.
The Company provides a wide range of storage device products including hard disk drives, enterprise solid state drives, and external storage solutions.
HGST has an unmatched reputation for product quality and reliability; offering award-winning enterprise optimization software and a broad portfolio of innovative, high-quality hard disk and solid state drives that store, manage and protect the worldâ€™s data.
The combination of HGST Active Archive System and certified data management software delivers a unified cloud-scale backup, recovery and archive storage solution.
The HGST Active Archive System provides exabyte scalability with 15-nines durability, while a partner gateway â€” such as the Avere 5000 FXT Series filer â€” provides effortless storage tiering. Together, they optimize performance and capacity scaling and significantly reduce the total cost of ownership compared to traditional storage implementations
HGST via itâ€™s VMware-certified HGST hardware, delivers improved virtualization I/O throughput and superior storage performance and increased capacity in virtualized environments.
HGST is a wholly owned and independently operated subsidiary of Western Digital Corporation.
HGST is headquartered in San Jose, California USA.