San Jose, California - February 21, 2016

San Jose, Calif. – February 22, 2016 – G-Technology, a premium storage solutions provider trusted by leading creative professionals, has announced two new transportable 8-bay RAID storage solutions. Both offer simplicity and transportability to capture and edit on location as well as use the performance and capacity to handle post-production or backup in the studio. The new G-SPEED Shuttle XL with ev Series Bay Adapters and G-SPEED Shuttle XL are being showcased February 23-25 at BV EXPO (BVE), the UK’s largest event for professionals involved in taking content from creation to consumption. 

Designed with an integrated handle to easily move the enclosure and fit inside a standard protective case that can be placed into an overhead airline compartment. These solutions help optimize a production workflow, providing fast and transportable enterprise-class storage no matter where your project takes you. Now your valuable project content can easily travel with you!

G-SPEED Shuttle XL with ev Series Bay Adapters
The G-SPEED Shuttle XL with ev Series Bay Adapters is an 8-bay, transportable, hardware RAID, Thunderbolt™ 2 solution offering content creators up to 48TB, and high-definition performance. Designed to support multi-stream 4K workflows and beyond, this solution can be configured in RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10 and features transfer rates up to 1,200MB/s. It also comes with six enterprise-class hard drives and the trusted G-Technology three-year limited warranty. Leveraging the flexibility of the Evolution Series, two of the 8-bays feature ev Series Bay Adapters, which are compatible with any of the portable G-DRIVE ev external drives, including the G-DRIVE ev RaW, G-DRIVE ev 220, G-DRIVE ev RaW SSD and ev Series Reader RED MINI-MAG Edition. Available now, the G-SPEED Shuttle XL with ev Series Bay Adapters is $3,299.95 for 18TB, $3,499.95 for 24TB, $4,999.95 for 36TB and $5,999.95 for 48TB.

G-SPEED Shuttle XL
The G-SPEED Shuttle XL is an 8-bay Thunderbolt 2 solution providing up to 64TB of storage featuring eight enterprise-class hard drives and the G-Technology three-year limited warranty. It can be configured in RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10 & 50 and features transfer rates up to 1,350MB/s, easily supporting 4K workflows. The G-SPEED Shuttle XL is $3,499.95 for 24TB, $4,499.95 for 32TB, $5,999.95 for 48TB and $7,999.95 for 64TB.  

“Our new G-SPEED solutions not only provide a high-performance and high-capacity solution for the highest definition workflows, but also allows our existing customers to find new ways to integrate other G-Technology Evolution Series products into a workflow that they might not have been able to do so before,” said Mike Williams, vice president and general manager, G-Technology. “This is a testament to G-Technology’s commitment to the creative professional market. We want to enable our customers to use our products in as many ways possible to achieve their ultimate workflow solution.”

WHAT: G-Technology at BV Expo 2016

WHERE: BVE at Excel London, G-Technology location is entrance N9 in Hall S1-9, stand K30.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 23 – Thursday, February 25, 2016

EXHIBIT HOURS: February 23, 10am-6pm, February 24, 10am-7pm and February 25, 10am-4:30pm

G-TEAM SESSIONS: Adobe Certified Master Trainer Simon Walker will share a live demo of his G-Technology workflow during his Premiere Pro CC 2015 broadcast editing and workflow techniques  presentation at 11:45-12:30  in the Adobe Theater. 

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About G-Technology
G-Technology is wholly owned by Western Digital Corporation. Founded in 1970, Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC), Irvine, Calif., is an industry-leading developer and manufacturer of storage solutions that enable people to create, manage, experience and preserve digital content. Western Digital Corporation addresses ever-changing market needs by providing a full portfolio of compelling, high-quality storage products with effective technology deployment, high efficiency, flexibility and speed. Our products are marketed under the HGST, WD and G-Technology 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.

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