FEATURES, SPECIFICATIONS, AND DESCRIPTIONS
Features at a glance
- Two-bay, 0 TB/diskless, trayless enclosure design
- Multiple drive management options, including RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD and spanning
- Multiple data protection options, including RAID 1, USB, cloud or LAN/WAN backup
- Includes WD SmartWare Pro for PC users and is Apple Time Machine compatible for Mac users
- Twonky 7.2 DLNA 1.5 & UPnP certified media server
- iTunes support
- Anywhere access from computers, tablets, and smartphones with My Cloud desktop and mobile apps
- Advanced software suite including FTP and P2P torrent download servers, Transmission, Icecast, WordPress, and many others
- Optimized for WD Red drives with WD’s exclusive NASware technology
- Dual USB 3.0 expansion ports
My Cloud EX2 Diskless Personal Cloud Storage – Ultimate reliability from the trusted name in storage. Build your own NAS with WD’s two-bay diskless enclosure which allows you to add up to two drives and grow as your needs expand. Keep your photos, videos, music, and files safe at home or your small office with access from anywhere. Choose from multiple backup options, stream large files to any screen and customize your NAS with a full suite of apps.
Diskless enclosure with easy drive installation
Build your own NAS with the drives of your choice. Works with the top industry hard drives available – visit wd.com/ex2 for a list of compatible drives. Certified WD Red hard drives are recommended for optimized performance.
512 MB memory and 1.2 GHz processor deliver reliable, fast performance for your home or small office.
Control your data with multiple drive management options including RAID 0, 1; JBOD and spanning modes.
Data protection at its best
You’re armed with multiple options to secure your data from loss. Choose from RAID 1, USB, cloud or LAN/WAN backup depending upon your data security needs.
Easy to manage
A powerful dashboard means your system is always under your control. Monitor your drives, manage users and utilize energy-saving features. Email and mobile alerts keep you informed on My Cloud EX2 status.
Award-winning mobile and desktop apps
With WD’s My Cloud apps, you can upload, access and share your documents from anywhere. Conveniently transfer files from your public cloud accounts to My Cloud EX2 using the mobile app.
Powerful apps to customize your NAS
Featuring industry-leading apps, including aMule, Transmission, Icecast, Joomla!, phpBB, phpMyAdmin, SqueezeCenter and more. For the most recent apps available, visit wd.com/ex2.
Advanced serving options
Integrated file server, FTP server, backup server, and P2P torrent download server.
Stream media to your connected devices
Stream videos and photos to connected TVs, media players, gaming consoles and other DLNA/UPnP devices. Features a Twonky DLNA-certified media server. And with My Cloud EX2 iTunes support, you can easily stream your music collection.
Back up, your way
Protect your data via remote backup to another My Cloud EX2 or My Cloud EX4, integrated cloud backup or local LAN/WAN backup. Enjoy peace of mind with WD SmartWare Pro for PC users and Apple Time Machine compatibility for Mac users.
Expand your capacity
Simply attach a compatible USB hard drive directly to one of the two USB 3.0 expansion ports on My Cloud EX2 and instantly expand your storage capacity. Energy-saving features – Save energy with disk spin-down and scheduled power on/off.
A full suite of advanced features to power your home or office including iSCSI target, full-featured FTP services, jumbo frame support, iPv4/iPv6 ready, UPS support (USB and network), real-time resource monitor, volume encryption with boot-up password, SNMP and virtual volumes.
Your own personal cloud
Unlike public clouds, My Cloud EX2 allows you to keep all your content in one safe place at home or your office and access it from anywhere with computers, tablets, and smartphones. No monthly fees. No limits. My Cloud personal cloud storage products work concurrently with multiple operating systems including Mac OS, Windows 8, iOS and Android with mobile apps.