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Western Digital Receives 2019 IoT Edge Computing Excellence Award from IoT Evolution World
January 3, 2020 News


Western Digital has announced that the Western Digital iNAND® IX EM132, the company’s first 64-layer 3D NAND e.MMC embedded flash drive (EFD) designed specifically for industrial and IoT devices, has received a 2019 IoT Edge Computing Excellence Award from IoT Evolution World, the leading web site covering the Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace.


This award recognizes a select number of companies emerging as industry leaders in the growing edge computing space. Awarded companies are recognized for their products or solutions that are enabling advanced IoT deployments, including real-time computing, data capture and store, analytics, AI and machine learning at the endpoints and the edge.


Our customers require true industrial-grade storage solutions that can provide greater reliability, higher endurance, and a unique feature set critical for factory automation, surveillance, and AI- and ML-enabled devices for edge compute,” said Yaniv Iarovici, director, IoT and Industrial, Devices Group, Western Digital. “We are pleased to be recognized for the innovation behind the iNAND IX EM132 EFD family built with the company’s high-reliability 64-layer 3D NAND technology that meets the needs of today’s most demanding IoT/IIoT environments.”


“The solutions selected for the IoT Evolution Edge Computing Excellence Award reflect innovation driving the fast-growing Internet of Things marketplace. It is my honor to congratulate Western Digital for their innovative work and contribution to this rapidly evolving industry,” said Ken Briodagh, editorial director, IoT Evolution.


“It is my pleasure to recognize the Western Digital iNAND IX EM132 EFD, an innovative solution that earned the company the 2019 IoT Evolution Edge Computing Excellence Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “I look forward to seeing continued innovation from Western Digital in the future.”