The acquisition will help Western Digital to offer the most innovative solutions for consumers and businesses to create, store and manage critical data.

Western Digital has announced that has acquired the company of services in the cloud Upthere, that provides users a unique space of cloud-based storage for photos, videos, documents and music. financial terms of The agreement have not been revealed.

The acquisition should help Western Digital to offer the most innovative solutions to the consumers and businesses to create, store and manage critical data.

The CEO of Upthere, Chris Bourdon, will join Western Digital as a strategic leader. “His extensive experience in software will help to accelerate our user experience and the imperatives of cloud services in all aspects of the business, customer solutions”, has said Jim Welsh, senior vice president of Western Digital and general manager of client solutions.

last year, the firm based in Redwood City (California, USA), founded by individuals of Apple, MongoDB and Oracle, launched its storage solution in the cloud in beta phase. Your goal is to replace the hard drive of the consumer or the mobile storage local. The application Upthere is a platform independent and is available for iOS and Android devices, as well as macOS and Windows.

“Upthere is complying with its mission to transform the storage market personal and share your approach to providing consumers with experiences more rich and meaningful with your data”, he concluded Welsh.