WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra External Drive
WD is one of the leading brands in the world market when it comes to manufacturing and marketing of products related to computer peripherals. Especially famous worldwide for manufacturing of top-class hard disks and data storage devices, the brand has some of the top selling products and is known for being one of the most trusted brands. WD’s My Cloud EX2 Ultra is one of the latest private cloud storage devices from the company.
The starting price of this device is Rs. 14800 for 4TB of storage which is expandable up to 4TB more. Let us go into all the details of this device to figure out all it offers to its users.
Ultra cloud storage offered
The series in which this device falls under is “My Cloud”. The dimensions of this external storage device are 27.4×23.6×15.4cms and its hard drive interface is 2XUSB 1.1, which can be expanded up to 3.0. These connectivity ports are placed at the back of this device. It’s a gigabyte Ethernet and utilizes UPnP and DLNA devices for streaming. The power supply plug works in DC and it’s only one. The processing unit on the WD My Cloud EX2 is the Marvell ARMADA 385 1.3 GHz dual-core, which is the latest.
Works perfectly with numerous OS
The memory given on this is 1GB DDR3 and the drive bays featured are in trayless design with size of 2×3.5 inches. These drive bays are even capable of hot swap. The internal hard drives featured are WD Red NAS hard drives. When it comes down to system requirements, the WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra can be easily operated upon any system with a Windows 7 and up. Apart from that, it is also very much compatible with a Mac OS that requires a router with running internet. Speaking of web, the browsers it is compatible with are Internet Explorer 10, Safari 6, Firefox 30 and Google Chrome 31 or higher.
All major protocols supported
Other network protocols supported on the WD My Cloud are NTP Client, Apple Bonjour and Windows Rally, Jumbo frame support until 9k, VLAN 802.1, iSCSI, SSH, and many others. In addition, the security feature on this device used is a volume encryption of 256 bit AES.
WD provides a warranty of 2 years on the product from the time of its purchase and it doesn’t cover any external damage caused to the device due to mishandling or misuse. Other accessories which are provided with this product are the Ethernet cable, AC adapter and a quick installation guide.
- 2 Year Warranty
- Compatible with major OS
- Great storage capacity
- Quite expensive
This product exemplifies what the latest in cloud technology has to offer to its users. It clearly demonstrates what cloud storage is all about and how easy it has become today to share information.
Your entire data can be safely stored through this device and that too without having to worry about safety. It saves a lot of energy and time not to mention when it comes to locating files which earlier was such as pain in neck with countless storage devices. It’s definitely worth every penny spent.
|OS Compatibility||Windows, iOS, Linux|