Western Digital(WD), renowned for offering data storage media to the world has joined Active Archive Alliance with the aim of encouraging always on data access. The Active Archive Alliance group is a non-profit industry association dedicated to create awareness in the storage industry about evolving technologies that enable reliable and efficient online access to archived data.
By joining as a member of alliance, WD will collaborate with other companies in the alliance like JP and Fujifilm to provide expertise in enterprises archive storage systems and solutions that enable users to derive greater value from data than traditional archive storage.
HGST, a business unit of WD already offers Active Archive System which is a self contained object storage system that enables customers to add storage by rolling another rack into place and connecting it to the network, all with power efficiency and a total cost of ownership.
Now, let’s hope that Western Digital’s collaboration with the Active Archive Alliance will help drive deeper insights into the evolving landscape of data archiving and the need to instantly access data over longer periods of time.
Best wishes from us!