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WD My Cloud EX2 offers up to 8TB of external storage

WD My Cloud EX2 offers up to 8TB of storage for your PC, Mac, and iOS or Android mobile devices
By: Shane McGlaun | Storage News | Posted: Mar 5, 2014 7:36 pm

WD has been offering a wide range of external storage solutions for years. The company has unveiled a new storage product today called the My Cloud EX2. This external storage solution is a personal cloud storage device that is available in several capacities.




The dual bay enclosure can be purchased empty or with up to 8TB of storage inside. The EX2 comes out of the box configured with RAID 1 to protect your data. It can be configured for RAID 0, JBOD, or Spanning modes as well. The device can be hooked to LAN/WAN networks or accessed via a USB cable.


Inside the enclosure are WD Red drivers that are designed to 24/7 uptime and use. WD designed the EX2 to be a backup device that can be used for all the devices in the home or office. It supports Windows, Mac, and mobile devices. Both Android and iOS is supported for mobile device backups.


Software for Windows users ships with the EX2 and is called WD SmartWare Pro and Mac users can backup using Time Machine. Pricing ranges from $199.99 with no storage up to $569.99 with 8TB of storage inside.


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