Thursday September 08, 2016

Western Digital and Unisplendour Corporation Limited Celebrate New Joint Venture Company

Western Digital Corp. and Unisplendour Corporation Limited under Unigroup today celebrated the anticipated launch of their previously announced joint venture, which will be called Unis-WDC Storage Co., Ltd. (UNIS WDC). The new company is owned 51 percent by Unis and 49 percent by Western Digital. UNIS WDC will market and sell Western Digital's datacenter storage systems, including its HGST Active Archive system, in China. The joint venture company will also invest in the development of new products and enhancements to Western Digital's products to create innovative solutions that address the evolving needs of the big data market in China. UNIS WDC will maintain corporate headquarters and R&D operations in Nanjing and a sales and marketing office in Beijing.