The Western Digital manufacturer today announced the expansion of its range My Book Studio Edition II. Recall that the range My Book Studio Edition II refers to external storage solutions that display the dimensions 16.6 x 15.4 x 9.8 cm, accuse a weight of 2.6 pounds, are taking two hard drives working at 7200 revolutions per minute and offer a triple USB 2.0 connection, FireWire and eSATA II 800 / 400.
Western Digital (WD) today announced the acquisition of the department of Japan’s Hitachi storage. The company will spend U.S. $ 4.3 billion to buy the division, called Global Storage Technologies, extending its R & D activities and its international presence.
“We think that this step will bring us many key benefits such as improved R & D (Research and Development), greater innovation and expansion of a portfolio full of products, as well as covering the relevant market and a scale that will improve our cost structure and our ability to compete in a dynamic market, “said John Coyne, WD president in a press release. “The skills and contributions of our two companies will be important in the success of this opportunity.”