Western Digital Sets Date For Conference Call/Webcast

Irvine, CA - 17. Mai 2016

As indicated on its April 28, 2016 investment community conference call, Western Digital® Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC) will provide an update to its guidance for the fourth fiscal quarter ending July 1, 2016, to reflect the partial period of ownership of SanDisk Corp. in the quarter. Western Digital acquired SanDisk on May 12, 2016.

The company plans to issue its updated fourth fiscal quarter guidance after the market closes on May 26, 2016, and will host an investment community conference call to discuss the updated guidance on the same day.

The investment community conference call to discuss the updated guidance will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, May 26, at 2 p.m. Pacific/5 p.m. Eastern. The live and archived conference call/webcast can be accessed online at investor.wdc.com. The telephone replay numbers are 1 (855) 859-2056 in the U.S./Canada or dial + 1 (404) 537-3406 for international callers. The required passcode for the replay is 16177589.

About Western Digital

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. Financial and investor information is available on the company's Investor Relations website at investor.wdc.com.

Western Digital, WD and the WD logo are registered trademarks in the U.S. and other countries. HGST trademarks are intended and authorized for use only in countries and jurisdictions in which HGST has obtained the rights to use, market and advertise the brand.