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WD Adds Four New NAS Units to Their Line-Up

WD expanded its suite of NAS solutions with four new products that address the increasing demands for content storage, management, protection and streaming among prosumers, creative professionals and small businesses. There is a new 2-bay and…

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Western Digital 3.5″ Red 6TB NAS HDD Review

Introduction The Western Digital RED family of NAS drives has been on the market for a while, and it keeps growing. There are 2.5-inch 750GB and 1TB drives just as there are 1TB to 6TB 3.5-inch…

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G-Technology Launches Rugged Mobile HDDs

G-Technology probably isn’t a company you’ve heard a lot from, but they have enough knowledge in their backs being a part of HGST (WD). They’ve announced the new G-DRIVE ev ATC and the G-DRIVE ev RaW solutions rugged HDDs with…

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Western Digital Displaying Latest Storage Devices @ CES 2015

I stopped by the Western Digital booth at PopCom’s Digital Experience at CES 2015,they didn’t really have a lot of new products to show, but they did bring along a great range of the high-end hard…

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WD Is Preparing World Fastest 4TB Hybrid Drive

Las Vegas is a busy place this time of year with the CES event. But there also are a lot of smaller events in the city surrounding CES and one of them is the Storage Visions Conference.…

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HGST Acquires Enterprise SSD Maker Skyera

On March 17, 2013 we reported that WD was investing a huge sum of money into the SSD sector, in fact they invested $51 Million to an Enterprise SSD manufacturer Skyera whose primary focus is to provide cost…

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WD Purple Now Available with 6TB Capacity

Western Digital has a wide array of different hard drives suited for different work scenarios. One of the somewhat lesser known series is the WD Purple line of HDDs designed for Video surveillance and WD just…

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Western Digital Launches WD Sentinel DX4200 NAS

Western Digital is mostly known for their hard drives, but they also create and sell complete ready to deploy setups. As such they have just launched their newest addition to the SMB range (Small and Medium…

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Fancy 12TB of Storage? Western Digital Releases 12TB My Book Duo External Hard Drive

Sometimes a couple of terabytes just isn’t enough…in a world of increasing data production and consumption the need for more storage continues to grow. So on that subject, how does 12TB of storage sound….pretty good huh?…

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Western Digital Introduces 6 TB WD Red Hard Drive

Western Digital have just announced the expansion of their award winning WD Red series of SATA hard drives. Targeted at the home and small office NAS market, the new drive will offer up 5TB and 6TB…

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Western Digital Launches WD TV Personal Edition, Featuring Miracast and Remote App

Wester Digital has just announced its launch of the WD TV – Personal Edition, which is described as being an easy to use Wi-Fi enabled media player, able to play any media file stored on USB…

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Western Digital Release System Update for My Cloud EX4 NAS

When I took a look at Western Digital’s My Cloud EX4 NAS a few months back I found the system to be a strong contender in the SOHO and SMB markets, offering up not only the…

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Western Digital EX2 2-Bay 8TB My Cloud NAS Review

Introduction Since the launch of Western Digital’s single bay My Cloud NAS and its bigger brother the four by EX4 is we have seen a strong movement over to cloud-based storage and thought of doing so…

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Western Digital’s Cloud Services Still Facing Major Disruption

Since March 26th customers who own any of Western Digital’s Cloud storage based products have been facing crippling connectivity issues after a vulnerability in the service was exposed, resulting in the downtime of connections to and…

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Western Digital Announces Surveillance-Class Production Line, the WD Purple

Western Digital has announced a new hard disk production line, the WD Purple, a 3.5-inch HDD specially designed for surveillance applications. The new production line is said to be targeting homes and small business environments having…

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Western Digital My Cloud 2TB Review

Introduction Over the last few years, the concept of cloud storage has been growing rapidly around the globe. As you may imagine, there are a large number of applications for cloud storage, be it for a…

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Western Digital Extend My Cloud Lineup With EX4 4-Bay Solution

Western Digital have been hot topic within the storage world since the release of their innovative personal cloud storage drives. In a follow-up to the single drive offerings that are aimed primarily for the consumer market,…

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Western Digital 2.5″ Red 1TB NAS HDD Review

Introduction Launched just over a year ago, Western Digital’s Red line of drives, along with an easier to understand product line-up (Greed, Blue, Black and so on) have changed the way that many consumers look at…

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Synology DS414 4-bay NAS Review

Introduction Following on from my recent review of Synology’s DS213j 2-bay system, I’ve been invited to have a look at a system that is more geared for the SOHO market. This is the DS414 and for…

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Western Digital Announce New Product Line – My Cloud

Cloud storage for a number of people is a precarious storage solution as the worries about other people potentially having access to their data is something that lingers over the public cloud storage market. Many people…

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Western Digital Sentinel DX4000 16TB RAID5 4-Bay NAS Review

Up to now we’ve been looking at network storage servers that come with no drives and are produced by a company other than a drive manufacturer. Western Digital are one of the best hard drive manufacturers…

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Western Digital My Passport Enterprise 500GB USB3.0 External Hard Drive Review

All portable hard drives on the market are in essence the same in generally speaking there is very little that sets each one apart, after all they take your files from one place to another. But…

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Western Digital’s Worlds First Ultra-Slim Drive

  Today Western Digital announced that they will start shipping the worlds first thinnest hard drive. The new Ultra Slim hard drives will be 47% thinner (5mm) than the standard mobile hard drives (9.5mm), also weighing…

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WD Invests in Enterprise SSD Maker “Skyera”

Western Digital seem to be making their move into the SSD market by investing into SSD development. WD ‘co-invested’ $51 Million to an Enterprise SSD manufacturer Skyera whose primary focus is to provide cost effect storage…

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HGST Uses Self-Assembling Molecules and Nano-Imprinting to Double HDD Capacity

Hitachi Global Storage Technology, owned by Western Digital, have made a claim that they have developed self-assembling molecules and nano-imprinting to create more dense magnetic storage drives. If this works the way the company claims, this could…

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Western Digital introduce 5mm Hybrid SSHD drives only for OEMs

Western Digital have introduced a new line of SSHD hard drives to provide a solution as a middle ground between a SSD and the still affordable mechanical hard drive for ultrabooks and ultra-thin ultrabooks. WD uses…