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Western Digital's investment in Indian markets at Rs 1,400 crore a year

The total addressable market for enterprise storage in India, according to research firm IDC is $480 million

Siva Sivaram, Executive vice-president of silicon technology and manufacturing, Western Digital
Siva Sivaram, Executive vice-president of silicon technology and manufacturing, Western Digital

US-based data storage company Western Digital said its acquisition of SanDisk in 2015 had helped it build a significant presence in India, where it now invests close to $200 million (nearly Rs 1,400 crore) every year. Western Digital makes data technology products, including storage devices, data centre systems and cloud storage services, being one of the largest in the segment.  It bought storage company SanDisk for $19 billion and Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) for $4.3 billion in 2011. While the SanDisk name is a known one in retail and flash memory-based ...