Unlike recent blockbuster deals for Irvine companies Allergan and Broadcom, Western Digital isn't moving its headquarters from Orange County.
Western Digital has about 76,500 employees worldwide, including manufacturing operations in California, Thailand and Malaysia. It generated revenue of $14.6 billion in its fiscal year that ended July 3. SanDisk has over 8,000 employees and generated $6.6 billion in revenue last year.
For more business news, follow @smasunaga.
MORE FROM BUSINESS