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Western Digital CEO bullish on Kioxia tie-up in battle for chip scale

Goeckeler touts 'tremendous' partner but skirts around acquisition reports

A Western Digital gaming drive: The U.S. chipmaker is a long-time partner of Japan's Kioxia, formerly Toshiba Memory. (Photo  courtesy of Western Digital)

TOKYO -- With the market for flash memory only expected to grow, Western Digital CEO David Goeckeler says the U.S. chipmaker sees Japan's Kioxia Holdings as a long-term partner that is key to staying competitive against big Asian rivals.

"I think we have a tremendous partner in Kioxia and we look forward to making the future happen together," Goeckeler told Nikkei in an interview Wednesday.

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