to such demand; growth opportunities in the storage industry; and Western Digital's investments in new markets and technologies. These forward-looking
statements are based on Western Digital's current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially
from those expressed in the forward-looking statements, including: the impact of continued uncertainty and volatility in global economic conditions; supply and
demand conditions in the hard drive industry; actions by competitors; unexpected advances in competing technologies; uncertainties related to the development
and introduction of products based on new technologies and expansion into new hard drive markets; business conditions and growth in the various data storage
markets; pricing trends and fluctuations in average selling prices; uncertanties concerning the availability and cost of commodity materials and specialized product
components; and other risks and uncertainties listed in Western Digital's Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended June 28, 2013, to which your attention is directed.
Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof, and Western Digital undertakes
no obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.
for use only in countries and jurisdictions in which HGST has obtained the rights to use, market and advertise the brand. All other trademarks mentioned are the
property of their respective owners.