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WD My Book World Edition II - 2 TB (2 x 1 TB) Network Attached Storage

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  • Offers 2 TB storage capacity in an elegant, small footprint design
  • Easy access allows you to open the case and replace a drive
  • UPnP enabled, makes network configuration easy and convenient
  • 2TB = 2000GB Hard Drive Capacity
  • Configurable to RAID 1 (Mirrored)
Power Consideration: This desktop class hard drive requires the use of a power adapter (included) to operate. It cannot be powered by a USB cable alone.
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Hardware Connectivity Ethernet Ethernet Ethernet Ethernet Ethernet Ethernet
Item Dimensions 4.1 x 6.6 x 6.9 in 3.9 x 6.1 x 6.75 in 3.9 x 6.1 x 6.75 in 4.25 x 6.5 x 9.18 in 3.93 x 6.5 x 8.88 in 10 x 5.04 x 8.82 in
Item Weight 5.9 lbs 30 lbs 3.4 lbs 2.76 lbs 1.94 lbs 3.75 lbs

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Western Digital presents the WD My Book World II 2TB Network Hard Drive Storage Device - WDG2NC20000N, a superior STORAGE product. Designed for home users, creative professionals, workgroups, and anyone looking for shared storage, WD's My Book World Edition II offers a surprisingly simple and secure way to access and share your data, presentations, and photos at home, in the office and anywhere in the world, even when your local computer is turned off. The dualdrive network storage system combines 2.0 TB of storage, versatile RAID capability, backup software, user-serviceability, and remote access software to make it the most versatile and powerful remote access storage system in its class

From the Manufacturer

My Book World Edition Home Network Storage

It's easy to set up a central storage location in your home that is compatible with both Mac and Windows files. Simply connect the drive to your network router and you’re up and running in just a few minutes. Use the included back up software to protect your family’s PCs with automatic and continuous backup plans. Store all your digital media in one central location so everyone in the family can have access to it. Remote access technology lets you securely access files from anywhere, anytime.

 My Book World Edition

Keep your family’s data safe.

Relax

If you’re the family Chief Technology Officer, you understand the importance of backing up photos, music, video and all the other files that are so important to your family, right? And maybe you’re the only one in the house that gets it. Now you don’t have to nag the rest of the family to back up, or chase down their computers to do it yourself. In just a few simple steps, you can set up automatic and continuous back up to the World Edition drive for all your family’s computers. Whew, okay, that’s done and now you don’t have nag anymore.

Keep the files on your laptop backed up without even thinking about it.

You’ve been out at Joe’s Coffee Shop writing your novel and now you’re home and you know you should back up your work. Sigh. With the My Book World Edition drive it’s no longer a chore, in fact, it’s easy. Just turn on your laptop and log into the home network. That’s it. Your files will be backed up automatically. It’s not hard to set it up, and once you’re done it’s always automatic and you can stop thinking about it.

Enjoy

ConnectionsPlay music and video files on your TV.

Your epic trip-to-Africa movie is here on the computer in the den. Your big, beautiful new plasma TV is there in the family room. How do you get that movie from here to there? My Book World Edition can be your home's central media hub. From it you can stream photos, music, and videos to your home entertainment center. All you need is the My Book World Edition drive and a digital media adapter or a game console like X-Box 360 or Playstation 3, and your masterpiece is there on the big screen.

 

Play all your iTunes music on any computer in the house.

You use iTunes to manage your music and so does the rest of the family, so there are music files on all of your family’s computers. With the My Book World Edition drive, you can put that music all in one place so that everyone can listen. Store all your family’s iTunes music on the drive. Find the drive on any computer on the network. Open iTunes, and, ta-da, there’s the music.

Escape

Get to your data no matter where you are.

You’re out of town, interviewing for a new job. You need a new copy of your resume and it’s only on your home computer…which is turned off. Yikes! But you’re OK, because you stored the resume on your My Book World Edition drive. The drive is always on, and you can get to it through the Internet, any time, anywhere. Excellent! Now you can knock ‘em dead in the interview.

Features:

Automatic and continuous backup for all the computers on your network – Now you can easily back up data from all your home computers with the included continuous backup software. Set it and forget it; every time you save something it's instantly and automatically backed up.

Simple file recovery – Restore lost, damaged or older files back to their original location with a couple of clicks. Backup files are stored in the same file structure that you originally saved them, so it’s easy and intuitive to find files.

Centralize all your family’s digital content – Store or backup all your digital files and media in one central location so everyone can access and enjoy your collection from any computer in the home.

Stream digital media anywhere in your home – Built-in media server for streaming music, photos and movies to any DLNA certified multimedia device such as Playstation® 3, Xbox 360®, wireless digital picture frames, and connected audio receivers. DLNA 1.5 & UPnP certified.

iTunes® server support – Centralize your music collection and stream to a Mac® or Windows® PC using iTunes software.

Remote access – Access your files anywhere, anytime using MioNet® remote access technology from WD.

Works seamlessly with both Windows and Mac computers – Access and save files seamlessly from both your Mac and your Windows computers.

Best-in-class performance – My Book World Edition uses cutting-edge technologies to deliver high performance read and write speeds ideal for the most demanding users.

Easy to set up, easy to find on your network – Set up is a snap; in just a few minutes you’re up and running. Mac and Windows Vista computers will automatically find your My Book drive in seconds. Our simple discovery software makes it easy to find the drive with Windows XP systems.

Share your personal content – MioNet remote access technology makes it easy for you to securely share photos and documents with friends and family.

USB 2.0 utility port – Turn any USB drive into an instant network drive or extra capacity for your World Edition.

Cooler, quieter, eco-friendlier – Equipped with WD drives using WD GreenPower™ technology, this system consumes significantly less power and delivers performance on par with power hungry network storage devices using 7200 RPM hard drives.

Capacity gauge – See at a glance how much space is available on your drive.

High-speed data transfer with Gigabit Ethernet - Gigabit networking and transfer rates are up to five to six times faster than other standard 10/100 Ethernet network storage systems. This performance is comparable to USB 2.0 direct-attached storage. Your results will vary based on the file size and format, settings, features, software and other factors.

My Book World Edition Home Network Storage

Features at a glance:

  • Automatic, continuous backup for all the computers in your home
  • Stream digital media anywhere in your home
  • Centralize all your family's digital content
  • Remote access
  • Works seamlessly with both Windows and Mac computers.



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1 terybyte version pictured, 2 TB and 4 TB capacities feature a wider base and width.



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