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WDC, a Delaware corporation, is the parent company of our storage business, which operates under two
independent subsidiaries -- HGST and WD. Our principal executive offices are located at 3355 Michelson Drive,
Suite 100, Irvine, California 92612. Our telephone number is (949) 672-7000 and our Web site is The information on our Web site is not incorporated in this Annual Report on Form 10-K.
Western Digital, WD, the WD logo, WD GreenPower Technology, WD Photos, WD 2GO and G-Technology
are trademarks of Western Digital Technologies, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All other trademarks mentioned are the
property of their respective owners.
Forward-Looking Statements
This document contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Any statements that do
not relate to historical or current facts or matters are forward-looking statements. You can identify some of the forward-looking
statements by the use of forward-looking words, such as "may," "will," "could," "would," "project," "believe," "anticipate,"
"expect," "estimate," "continue," "potential," "plan," "forecast," and the like, or the use of future tense. Statements concerning current
conditions may also be forward-looking if they imply a continuation of current conditions. Examples of forward-looking statements
include, but are not limited to, statements concerning:
expectations regarding industry demand and pricing in the September quarter and the ability of the industry to support this
expectations concerning the anticipated benefits of our acquisitions and proposed acquisitions;
demand for hard drives and solid-state drives in the various markets and factors contributing to such demand;
our position in the industry;
our belief regarding our ability to capitalize on the expansion in, and our expectations regarding the growth and demand of,
digital data;
our plans to continue to develop new products and expand into new storage markets and into emerging economic markets;
emergence of new storage markets for hard drives;
emergence of competing storage technologies;
our quarterly cash dividend policy;
our share repurchase plans;
our stock price volatility;
our belief regarding our compliance with environmental laws and regulations;
our belief regarding component availability;
expectations regarding the outcome of legal proceedings in which we are involved;
our beliefs regarding tax benefits and the timing of future payments, if any, relating to the unrecognized tax benefits, and
the adequacy of our tax provisions;
contributions to our pension plans in fiscal 2014; and
our beliefs regarding the sufficiency of our cash and cash equivalents to meet our working capital, capital expenditure and
other cash needs.
Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
expressed in the forward-looking statements. You are urged to carefully review the disclosures we make concerning risks and other
factors that may affect our business and operating results, including those made in Part I, Item 1A of this Annual Report on
Form 10-K, and any of those made in our other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). You are
cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this document. We do
not intend, and undertake no obligation, to publish revised forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date
of this document or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.