Western Digital is engaged in the design, development, manufacture and sale of hard disk drives to the desktop personal computers, mobile, enterprise and consumer electronics markets. The company operates in the US, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. It is headquartered in Lake Forest, California and employs 29,572 people.
The company recorded revenues of $5,468 million during the fiscal year ended June 2007, an increase of 26% over 2006. The growth in the Western Digital’s revenues was augmented by increased demand for hard drives and other non desktop products like mobile, consumer electronics, and other enterprise products. The operating profit of the company was $415 million during fiscal year 2007, an increase of 13.4% over 2006. The net profit was $564 million in fiscal year 2007, an increase of 42.8% over 2006.