WD My Cloud EX2 Has Landed

Written by Oonagh Reidy     18/03/2014 | 10:34 | Category: STORAGE

Western Digital expands personal cloud solutions with My Cloud EX2

WD My Cloud EX2 Has LandedThe high-performance personal cloud with 2-bay network attached storage system starts at $450 for a diskless model, to 4TB ($499), 6TB ($599) and 8TB storage for $750. 

My Cloud EX2 / EX4 products are designed from the ground up for small businesses/prosumers that need to save, share, back up, stream and manage large amounts of data. 

My Cloud EX2 comes in several options including: a diskless enclosure so users can build their own NAS with their own drive, as well as 4TB, 6TB or 8TB storage options. Users can also hook up USB 3.0 hard drives (x 2) to further expand storage. 


Drive management options include RAID 0, RAID 1; JBOD and spanning modes, while data protection options include RAID 1, USB, cloud or LAN/WAN backup. 

The populated My Cloud EX2 features WD Red hard drives in the 24x7 NAS operating environment, that protects data in the event of power loss or disruption.

The system supports Windows version 8, 7 and Vista as well as OSX Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard. 

WD My Cloud mobile and desktop app lets users share and manage files, photos and videos from anywhere on iOS or Android device. 

The mobile app transfers files from Dropbox, SkyDrive and Google Drive. Users can also stream videos and photos to connected TVs, media players, gaming consoles and other DLNA/UPnP devices with the included Twonky 7.2 server, DLNA-certified 1.5 media server, and built-in iTunes server. 

Product name: My Cloud EX2

Australian Distributors: Synnex AustraliaNew Zealand 

Availability: Now 

Two year limited warranty