Western Digital 8 TB My Cloud External Portable Hard Drive - EX4100

Western Digital 8 TB My Cloud External Portable Hard Drive - EX4100

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  • Faster speed, better streaming: Powerful marvell ARMADA 388 1.6 GHs dual-core processor and 2 GB DDR3 memory for ultra-fast transfer speeds of 114 MB/s upload and 108 MB/s download for media streaming
  • Access from anywhere: Save, access and stream your content anywhere you have an internet connection with the My Cloud mobile app or MyCloud.com web access
  • Robust data protection: Multiple RAID and backup options to help protect all your valuable media, photos and important files
  • Centralise, organise and stream with plex; the plex media server keeps all your photos, videos and music organised and prepared for streaming to your PC, mobile device, game console, or other certified media player; enrich your media with plot summaries, posters, album covers and enjoy it from home or on the go
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8TB Data
2000MB RAM
Marvell® ARMADA® 388 1.6 GHz dual-core
3yr Warranty

My Cloud™ Expert Series EX4100 NAS Storage Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0 x 3 Powerful, ready-to-go NAS for your high-performance life.

Centralized storage with anytime, anywhere access
Store and organize your photos, videos, music and files in one safe place. Access and share them anytime, from anywhere.

Powerful Marvell® ARMADA™ 388 1.6 GHz dual-core processor and 2 GB DDR3 memory gives you ultra-fast transfer speeds of 115 MB/s upload and 107 MB/s download for high-performance media streaming and file transfers.

Media streaming
With the built-in Twonky DLNA-certified media server, you can seamlessly stream all your HD content to media players, Smart TVs, gaming consoles and other DLNA-certified devices.

Comprehensive data protection

Backup that's right for you
Keep your irreplaceable photos, videos and files safe with multiple, automatic backup options for all the computers on your network. For PC users, WD SmartWare™ Pro offers options for how, when and where your content gets backed up. For Mac users, utilize all the features of Apple Time Machine to protect your content. You can also automatically "back up your backup" to another offsite My Cloud Expert Series device or to a supported cloud service, including Dropbox, ElephantDrive and Amazon S3.

Multiple RAID options
Armed with multiple RAID options, you have the power to customize the system with the configuration that works best for you. Choose RAID 0 for enhanced system performance; RAID 1 for mirrored data protection; RAID 5 for data protection and best capacity; or RAID 10 for fast performance and ultimate data reliability. Other options include JBOD and spanning.

RAID Roaming allows you to keep your RAID array intact when you move drives from one My Cloud EX4100 device to another. RAID Migration lets you change your RAID configuration and expand storage without losing content.

Advanced data security
256 AES volume encryption provides additional protection for your valuable photos, videos, music and files.

Recycle bin
With this optional feature, deleted files are not erased completely from the NAS, but moved to a special folder and can be retrieved, adding a second level of defense against accidental data deletion.

Easy to set up and manage
My Cloud EX4100 comes preconfigured for easy setup and system management. The intuitive dashboard guides you through the process of setting up users and shares, customizing system features and monitoring your storage. And with a toolless and trayless drive bay design, drive installation and hot swap is effortless.

Featuring WD Red™ NAS drives with NASware™ technology
My Cloud Expert Series pre-configured NAS come populated with WD Red NAS hard drives. Ultra-reliable and purposely built for NAS systems, WD Red drives improve performance and thrive in 24x7 environments.

WD's exclusive NASware™ technology further optimizes WD Red for the NAS environment. From vibration compensation, optimized power usage and protecting your content in the event of a power loss or disruption, the firmware is designed to give you improved reliability and system performance.

Enhanced media streaming and network redundancy
Dual Gigabit Ethernet ports for link aggregation enhances network performance giving you the best possible HD media streaming experience. It also provides for network redundancy should one of your network connections fail.

Power redundancy
Dual power ports offer you the option of adding a second external power supply that will take over should the first power supply fail.

One-touch USB 3.0 copy button
Plug in your camera or USB storage device to the built-in USB 3.0 port on the front of the system to automatically copy photos and videos with the touch of a button, making it easy to centralize your media content.

Powered by My Cloud OS
WD's My Cloud OS delivers a suite of tools and apps that empower you to take control of the media content that matters to you most.

Secure remote and mobile access with simple sharing
With WD's award-winning My Cloud app, you can securely upload, access and share your photos, videos, music and files from anywhere with your computer, smartphone or tablet. Easily share links to your photos, videos and files via email and seamlessly transfer content between your NAS, Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive™ and other public cloud accounts.

Easy to use and manage
The intuitive dashboard allows you to easily monitor your storage, manage users and customize your backup and third-party apps. Plus, set up mobile alerts to keep you informed on the status of your My Cloud EX4100.

Third-party apps
Personalize your NAS experience and download a full suite of popular applications for My Cloud EX4100. You'll find customizable apps including aMule, phpBB, SqueezeCenter, WordPress, Icecast, Joomla!, phpMyAdmin, Transmission and more.

Energy-saving features
Includes drive sleep mode, LCD and LED on/off and power scheduling capabilities to save power and runtime energy.

Advanced features
- iSCSI target and initiator
- Integrated FTP and WebDAV server
- Integrated SSH Secure Shell
- Link aggregation and network redundancy
- Dual power ports for failover support
- Jumbo frame support
- IPv4 and IPv6
- UPS support (USB and network)
- Real-time resource monitor
- Microsoft Active Directory support
- Energy-saving options