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Western Digital Recovered From Flooding

4/27/2012 11:34:17 AM Eastern

Irvine, Calif. - Western Digital and its logistical partners
have recovered enough from the Thailand flooding last year to adequately meet
demand.

Western Digital reported this during in its third-quarter
financial results, the first to include results from its acquisition of Hitachi
Global Storage.

"Our third-quarter performance demonstrates the
potential of the new Western Digital, with just 3.5 weeks of HGST results
combined with the stand-alone WD business," said WD CEO John
Coyne.

Western Digital was among several companies forced to shut down
its manufacturing facilities in Thailand due to massive flooding that took
place late last year.

The company posted net income of $483 million on revenue of
$3 billion for its third quarter, ended March 30.

Western Digital shipped 44.2 million
hard-drive units during the period.

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