Western Digital announced a new external storage solution with RAID 1 and 0 that supports up to 2TB of storage capacity. The product is is configured out-of-the-box in RAID 1 (Mirrored) mode for extra assurance that your data is safe.
Personal collections of digital content, such as photos, music, and videos, continue to grow on desktop and notebook computers around the world. Consumers are increasingly aware that taking precautions to protect their data is vital and are looking for a simple solution.
When users store their personal content on a My Book Mirror Edition system, their valuable data is automatically mirrored for extra protection - making it easy and economical to benefit from the data redundancy typically found in corporate data centers. This mirroring technology makes the new dual-drive systems an ideal storage solution for photographers, home users and small offices and anyone looking for extra assurance that their data is safe.
The WD My Book Mirror Edition 1TB and 2TB will be available for $289.99 and $549.99, respectively.
USB 2.0 interface for flexibility and convenience;
Available in capacities of up to 1 TB and 2 TB, the My Book Mirror Edition
storage systems ship in Mirrored mode and use half the capacity for file
Cool, eco-friendly operation with GreenPower™ drives that consume
approximately one-third less power than standard dual-drive external storage
systems and efficient convection cooling architecture and power-saving mode;
Designed without a fan for whisper-quiet operation in a home or office
Automatic and continuous backup software that allows users to
simultaneously save a change and have it backed up on the second drive for
the ultimate in data protection;
User serviceability1, enabling owner to open the enclosure and
replace the drives inside;
Capacity gauge to see at a glance how much space is available on the
Intelligent drive management features, including automatic power-up, Safe
Shutdown™ and LED status and activity lights; and,