WD My Cloud Expert Series 16TB EX2 Ultra 2-Bay NAS Server (2 x 8TB)

$1,248.50

WD
With a 1.3 GHz Marvell ARMADA 385 Dual-Core processor, the My Cloud Expert Series 16TB EX2 Ultra 2-Bay NAS Server from WD has the processing pow...
SKU: WEWDBVBZ160
Description

With a 1.3 GHz Marvell ARMADA 385 Dual-Core processor, the My Cloud Expert Series 16TB EX2 Ultra 2-Bay NAS Server from WD has the processing power necessary to manage and distribute files across a variety of platforms. Accompanying the enhanced dual-core processor is 1GB of DDR3 RAM to ensure multiple tasks can be carried out without causing the system to lag. The My Cloud EX2 Ultra comes pre-populated with two WD 8TB RED 5400 rpm SATA III 3,5" hard drives for a total storage capacity of 16TB. This storage can be configured RAID 0 for enhanced performance, RAID 1 for redundancy, or JBOD and SPAN to suit your specific storage needs. To connect to your network and host system, there is one Gigabit Ethernet port and two USB 3.0 Type-A ports.

Once configured, WD offers a variety of features to make it easier to manage and stream your content directly from the My Cloud EX2 Ultra. With the My Cloud app and MyCloud.com, users can access and manage files from virtually anywhere via a computer, Android, or iOS device. WD Sync simplifies the process of syncing media across different devices to ensure data is constantly backed up. The EX2 Ultra can even stream content to mobile devices, game consoles, and more as it supports the Plex Media Server application. The capabilities of this storage server don't stop there thanks to third-party app support complete with a full suite of applications to suit the needs of a wide variety of users. Included with this My Cloud EX2 is an Ethernet cable, an AC adapter, and Milestone ARCUS Surveillance software with two free camera licenses.

Note: The My Cloud EX2 Ultra includes a complimentary 2-month membership to the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan, which includes Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC, Photoshop CC, 20GB of cloud storage, and more. This membership is redeemable during product registration. An Adobe ID and network connection are required. This offer is only available in countries where Adobe Creative Cloud is available and is limited to one per new Adobe user account. It must be redeemed by July 31, 2020 while activation code supplies last.

General Features

Centralized Network Storage

Organize your entire media collection, photos, and files in one central, network location.

Access from Anywhere

Save, access, and stream your content anywhere you have a network connection with the My Cloud mobile app or from the My Cloud website.

Robust Data Protection

Multiple RAID and backup options to help protect all your valuable media, photos, and important files.

Powered By My Cloud OS 3

WD's My Cloud OS 3 comes with a variety of tools and apps to give you complete control of your media. Create a custom folder to share your favorite content. Automatically sync your data between all your computers, so you know your content is always up-to-date. And easily transfer content between your NAS and a supported cloud service like Dropbox, or Google Drive.

Designed For Smooth Streaming

Upgraded with a powerful 1.3 GHz Marvell ARMADA 385 Dual-Core processor, you'll get fast transfer rates for high performance streaming. It also comes with 1GB of DDR3 memory, so you can multitask with ease.

Simplified File And Folder Sharing

Easily customize how you share by using public or private links. With a public link, you can share your content so anyone can see it. Using a private link, you can grant a user limited or full access and securely collaborate with anyone.

Centralize, Organize, and Stream With Plex

The Plex Media Server keeps all your photos, videos, and music beautifully organized and prepared for streaming to your PC, mobile device, game console, or other certified media player. Enrich your media with plot summaries, posters, and album covers, and enjoy it from home or on the go.

Sync Your Content

With WD Sync, you can automatically synchronize your media and files across your computers and your My Cloud device, so you can be confident your content is up to date and accessible with all your devices.

Auto Backup For All Your Computers

With WD SmartWare Pro backup software, you can customize when and where the content on all the PCs on your network is saved, while Mac users have full access to Apple Time Machine for personalized backup. You can even automatically back up your data to a separate My Cloud NAS device, or any supported cloud service.

Featuring Reliable WD Red NAS Drives

The My Cloud EX2 Ultra comes pre-configured with WD Red hard drives, specifically built for NAS systems to provide improved performance within 24/7 environments. The My Cloud EX2 Ultra is also available in a diskless version, so you can create a custom NAS with compatible hard drives.

Volume Encryption

Equipped with 256-bit AES volume encryption, it helps to secure your stored files across your entire network. Whether you're using a Windows or Mac system, your content is protected.

Multiple RAID Options

With the RAID settings of the My Cloud EX2 Ultra, you can customize your system with the configuration that's best for you. Use RAID 0 for enhanced performance, RAID 1 for mirrored data protection, or a JBOD / spanning structure for non-RAID configurations.

Third-Party App Support

The My Cloud EX2 Ultra supports a full suite of popular applications for a personalized experience. Using apps like Plex, Dropbox, WordPress and more, you can customize your NAS for your own specific needs.

Compatibility

System Requirements

  • Windows 10, 8, 7, or Vista
  • macOS Mojave, High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, or Mountain Lion
  • DLNA/UPnP devices for streaming
  • Router for network connection
  • Supported Browsers

  • Internet Explorer 10 or higher
  • Safari 6 or higher
  • Firefox 30 or higher
  • Google Chrome 31 or higher on supported Windows and macOS platforms            

    WD EX2 Ultra Specs

    Computing
    CPU 1.3 GHz Marvell ARMADA 385 Dual-Core
    Total Installed Memory 1 GB DDR3
    Drives
    Total Raw Capacity 16 TB
    Included Drives 2 x 8 TB 3.5" HDD
    Cache Memory per Drive 256 MB
    Interface SATA III
    Rotational Speed 5400 rpm
    General
    Number of Bays 2 x 3.5"
    Connections 1 x RJ45 (Gigabit Ethernet)
    2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gb/s))
    Compatible Drive Interface SATA III
    Form Factor Desktop
    RAID Modes RAID 0, 1, JBOD, SPAN
    Networking
    Supported Protocols AFP
    Bonjour
    CIFS/SMB
    DFS
    FTP
    NFS
    SFTP
    SNMP
    SSH
    WebDAV
    iSCSI
    iSCSI Support Yes
    Max Groups 200
    Max User Accounts 800
    Security
    Encryption 256-Bit AES
    Electrical
    AC Input Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
    Environmental
    Operating Temperature 41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
    Storage Temperature -4 to 149°F / -20 to 65°C
    Certifications RoHS, as per Manufacturer
    Physical
    Status Monitoring LED Indicator
    Dimensions 3.9 x 6.75 x 6.1" / 9.91 x 17.14 x 15.49 cm
    Weight 5.0 lb / 2.3 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 6.85 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.7 x 9.3 x 7"
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