WD Pro Series 2016: My Passport Wireless Pro and My Cloud Pro

Models posing with new WD Pro Series: My Passport Wireless Pro and My Cloud Pro

Western Digital (WD) Malaysia introduced new WD Pro series: My Passport Wireless Pro WiFi mobile storage and My Cloud Pro series Network Attached Storage (NAS).

New WD Pro Series: My Passport Wireless Pro and My Cloud Pro
New WD Pro Series: My Passport Wireless Pro and My Cloud Pro

The new WD Pro series is designed specifically for the creative community. The storage devices enable seamlessly transfer content between devices, whether you are on a remote shoot, in the studio or editing at home.

The My Passport Wireless Pro and My Cloud Pro series are compatible with both Mac and PC file system (ExFAT), also compatible with Plex Media Server and My Cloud OS 3 software for easy editing, streaming and sharing of content. Also, the new My Cloud mobile app is now compatible with the Adobe Creative Cloud.

My Passport Wireless Pro

WD My Passport Wireless Pro
WD My Passport Wireless Pro

My Passport Wireless Pro Wi-Fi mobile storage is designed for professional photographers and videographers for easy and wireless offloading, editing and streaming photos and videos.

With the direct Wi-Fi connection, you can automatically backup photos/videos from compatible cameras. You can share your work on the drive with up to 8 other wireless connected devices.

It supports dual bands WiFi connection (2.4GHz and 5GHz 802.11ac) for fast wireless transfer speed. Power Saving mode will turn off the 5GHz band for longer battery life.

WD My Passport Wireless Pro
WD My Passport Wireless Pro

For faster file transfers, My Passport Wireless Pro includes a built-in SD 3.0 card reader (up to 104MB/s) and a USB 2.0 port (connect to a card reader or flash drive). Press a button and files will be automatically copied. The file is copied using byte-to-byte comparison for zero error file transfer.

My Passport Wireless Pro does not have a digital display, it uses 4 LED lights for status indicator. Drive status is also available in the mobile app.

Its built-in 6400mAh battery pack provides up to 10 hours of battery life. It can also be used to charge your other devices, such as phone, camera and video camera.

My Cloud mobile app with Adobe Creative Cloud connected enable you to quickly transfer photos and videos from the camera to drive and into Creative Cloud.

My Passport Wireless Pro is also the first WiFi mobile storage that is compatible with Plex Media Server. You can stream up to 4 contents to other devices while on-the-go.

Price: My Passport Wireless Pro

WD My Passport Wireless Pro
WD My Passport Wireless Pro

My Passport Wireless Pro (3TB) price in Malaysia is RM1099 with 2-year limited warranty. 2TB model is not available in Malaysia.

My Cloud Pro NAS

WD My Cloud Pro 4-bay model
WD My Cloud Pro 4-bay model

My Cloud Pro Series NAS device is optimised to import from camera or memory card reader and other USB storage with one-touch USB import button at the front panel. Connect your USB device, press a button and new files are automatically imported.

My Cloud Pro NAS is powered by a quad-core Intel Pentium N3710 processor and 4GB RAM. It features a hardware accelerated video processor for on-the-fly transcoding capabilities. With Plex Media Server, your content is prepared for streaming in the right format and quality to any device.

Using WD’s My Cloud app, you can remote access My Cloud Pro NAS via an Internet connection and get media into the Adobe Creative Cloud.

Price: My Cloud Pro NAS

My Cloud Pro series NAS is available in 2-bay (PR2100) and 4-bay (PR4100). Diskless models come with 2-year limited warranty and 3-year limited warranty for populated models.

My Cloud Pro 2-bay price in Malaysia:

  • disk-less: RM1759
  • 4TB: RM2699
  • 8TB: RM3279
  • 12TB: RM4229
  • 16TB: RM4599

My Cloud Pro 4-bay price in Malaysia:

  • diskless: RM2589
  • 8TB: RM4159
  • 16TB:5749
  • 24TB: RM7699
  • 32TB: RM7999

For more information, please visit WD website.

WD My Cloud OS 3 with Better Photo Sharing, Backup, and Synchronization

WD My Cloud OS 3

WD introduced a new My Cloud OS 3 operating system with better photo sharing, backup features, and file synchronization, as well as Software Developer Kit (SDK) and a dual-drive My Cloud Mirror personal cloud storage.

WD My Cloud OS 3
WD My Cloud OS 3

The new WD My Cloud OS 3 enable you to share files, backup and sync to your personal cloud while retaining the privacy and control with the storage device physically located in home or office.

My Cloud OS 3 features powerful new photo and video capabilities via two new user experiences: MyCloud.com and My Cloud Albums app.

MyCloud.com allows you to access your My Cloud from anywhere via a web browser. It enables file collaboration, access management and offer photos & videos gallery view. Setup only takes a minute by visiting http://mycloud.com/setup

MyCloud.com does not store or cache any of your files, the web interface only makes a P2P connection between your computer/mobile device and My Cloud storage device. Up to 5 version of your files are saved so that you can undelete a file or restore a file to a previous version.

My Cloud Albums app is available for free download on Apple App Store and Google Play Store. It allows you to generate a public or private link to share a folder or “album” on My Cloud to all friends and family.

WD Sync is a new feature in My Cloud OS 3. It syncs data across multiple PCs and notebooks, ensuring your files are up to date and available from almost any device. By default, WD Sync sync user’s default folders like Documents, Pictures. You can also setup automatic camera roll backup of photos from smartphones and tablets. A new transfer tool allows you to easily move files to My Cloud devices. The My Cloud OS 3 also supports Chromebook and Chromecast.

WD also introduced My Cloud Device SDK and My Cloud API enable developers to build new extensions, features and capabilities to the 1.6M My Cloud personal cloud storage devices. My Cloud Device SDK is based on the Docker open platform technology. Plex (personal media management & stream) and Milestone (video surveillance solutions) are examples of WD partners who already developing new features based on the new SDK.

Beside software upgrades, a new version of My Cloud Mirror personal cloud storage devices also available. It features two hard drives set to Mirror Mode (RAID 1) — every file stores on one drive is automatically duplicated to the second drive. New My Cloud Mirror uses improved  processor and 512MB RAM for faster file transfer and application support.

Availability

WD My Cloud OS 3
The new WD My Book® Pro, held by (second from left) Simon Whitford, Senior Regional Marketing Manager, Asia Pacific, WD, and the new My Cloud Mirror held by Margaret Koh, Sales Director, Asia South, WD.

My Cloud OS 3 is available for free download at the end of September 2015 on current My Cloud personal cloud storage devices: My Cloud, My Cloud Mirror, My Cloud Expert Series EX2/EX4, My Cloud Expert Series EX2100/EX4100 and My Cloud Business Series DL2100/DL4100.

New WD My Cloud mobile apps available on Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Access to My Cloud Device SDK and My Cloud API is available to interested developers late September 2015.

New My Cloud Mirror (Gen.2) suggested retail price is RM1,299 (4TB), RM1,729 (6TB), RM2,129 (8TB), available in October 2015. All WD My Cloud devices are available at selected retailers and are distributed by Amble Action Sdn Bhd and Eternal Asia (M) Sdn Bhd.

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WD Scorpio Blue Notebook Hard Disk with 1TB Capacity

Wd scorpio blue laptop hard disk

Nowadays, many people prefer to buy laptop computer than desktop computer because laptop is more portable. However, due to the size limit, laptop generally has less disk storage than desktop computer.

In order to satisfy laptop users’ disk space requirement, Western Digital announced the new WD Scorpio Blue 2.5-inch notebook drive with 1TB (1000GB) disk capacity.

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