Manually updating the firmware on your my cloud ex2 ultra. Lets jump in and see what the wd my cloud ex2 ultra nas is all about. Western digital is aiming to tap into this opportunity with the my cloud product line. Western digital, or wd, recently released the my cloud ex2 ultra, less than two months back. My cloud my cloud mirror gen2 my cloud ex2 ultra my cloud ex2100 my cloud ex4100 my cloud dl2100 my cloud dl4100 my cloud pr2100 my cloud pr4100 2. Wd my cloud pro pr4100 nas in 2018 is this plex nas worth your time. On the software side, the ex2 supports windows xp sp3 and later and. Western digitals my cloud ex2 nas fits a niche between wds.
My cloud home is an easytouse personal cloud storage device that plugs directly into your wifi router at home so you can save all your digital content in one central place. Western digitals my cloud ex4 is a good introductory nas for small offices, offering very good drive and data recovery, easy remote access, and basic. Management information base mib wd sync for windows. The wd my cloud ex2 is the newest addition to wds family of nas devices and is. Download and install the wd smartware software on your computer. Wd my cloud app doesnt connect with the cloud anymore. From an sd card using the wd my cloud mobile app android. Western digital my cloud ex2 photos, specs, and price. Data relating to a nonproduction testing environment has been removed from the device firmware. My cloud ex2 ultra comes preconfigured with wd red hard drives, specifically built for nas systems to provide improved performance within 24x7 environments.
Every nas tested is filled with wd red pro 4tb hard drives unless specified otherwise. Nas devices with just two bays are tested using raid1 while those supporting three or more drives will be tested using raid5. The my cloud ex2 is the latest in wds my cloud series of nas servers and. Software and firmware downloads wd support western digital. The my cloud ex2 ultra is also available in a diskless version, so you can create a custom nas with compatible hard drives. Western digitals latest network storage device offers consumerfriendly convenience, but more technically inclined users may want to look elsewhere. To enable the my cloud device for remote access and to check the status. The my cloud ex2 ultra is a nas with room for two 3. When benchmarking, the nas device in question is connected directly to a netgear gs108t v2 switch and. The wd my cloud user interface, apps and software guide youtube. Wd is happy to announce the release of my cloud firmware 2. Introduction since the launch of western digitals single bay my cloud nas and its bigger brother the four by ex4 is we have seen a strong movement.
Western digitals ex2 has the same interface and many of the good qualities of other products in its my cloud portfolio. Yet the ex2 showed a few troubling issues in testing. It has strong file transfer performance, and is particularly easy to set up and configure to share files across your home network and the internet. Yet the ex2 showed a few troubling issues in testing that makes us hesitate to give it. If youre willing to download software and sign up for a western digital account, the ex2 ultra offers a number of additional, cloudfocused features. The wd my cloud ex2 is the newest addition to wds family of nas devices and is designed specifically for small businesses, pro users, workgroups and anyone else who are serious about a reliable way to save, share, back up, stream, and manage up to 8tb of data. Unlike a nas, its a simple centralized solution to back up your photos, videos and files, and have it stored in one place. My cloud expert series ex2 ultra western digital store. Western digital mycloud ex2 very easy nas solution. Western digitals my cloud home is a networkattached personal cloud storage solution, designed to combine the convenience of cloud storage with the privacy and security of. Connect your computer and your my passport wireless drive with a usb cable.242 511 1114 688 606 538 723 1164 567 934 284 10 173 1217 1275 335 874 159 1397 616 512 259 1113 942 875 1276 925 8 792 723 603 1220 932 734 825 227 43