Western Digital Debuting My Book Live Network Hard Drive


Even though Western Digital has started their venture into the USB 3.0 world using their new Passport Essential, Passport Essential SE and My Book Essential, the company haven’t fully switch their base to the new ground yet. They’re still trying to make some money in other market, such as the NAS or Network Attached Storage that proved to have a rising popularity on these days.

They’ve just released their My Book Live, a network hard drive that has come with a Ethernet LAN (non USB) that made specially for hooking up with your home network.

The device is designed for backing up data, storing multimedia film, and streaming content to DLNA-certified gadgets such as HDTV, printer, media player and so on. The WDC My Book Live offering up to 100Mbps transfer rate, and it has come with WD SmartWare software to automate the backup. Western Digital My Book Live is also backed with 3-year limited warranty, that will let you use the NAS at a peace in mind.


“Network attached storage presents tremendous opportunity for families wishing to centralize all of their digital content and enjoy it on computers, TVs and smartphones around their home and beyond,” said Dale Pistilli, vice president of marketing for WD’s branded products group. “Our consumer research tells us that consumers need a simple way to set up a one-stop shop for their digital media. WD’s My Book Live home network drive makes it easy for anyone to enjoy the benefits of network storage and delivers blazing read speeds to boot.”

If you are interested, Western Digital My Book Live network hard drive is available now in two sizes, 1TB and 2TB for $170 and $230 at Amazon.

[via Electronista, Winarco]

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