My Cloud Personal Cloud Storage -- A Cloud of Your Own
With My Cloud, Western Digital's personal cloud storage, you can save everything in one place and access it from anywhere with blazing-fast performance. Get abundant storage without paying monthly fees and, with direct file uploads from your mobile devices, all your important data is safely stored at home on your personal cloud.
Product Firmware Update
The product firmware release, available for My Cloud from July 2014, contains updates to network connection reliability, read/write performance and more.
A Cloud of Your Own
Keep your content safe at home. Get abundant storage and blazing-fast performance without paying monthly fees.
Shared Storage and Back-up
Store, organise and back-up your photos, videos, music and important documents all in one place.
Use Western Digital's free apps to upload, access and share from anywhere with your PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone.
Your Own Personal Cloud -- Keep all your photos, videos, music and files in one safe place at home or your office. No monthly fees. No limits.
Centralise Your Family's Media Collection -- Store and organise all your family's photos, videos, music and important documents in one secure place on your home network.
Access From Anywhere -- Enjoy your digital life from anywhere on your PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone. With WD's free apps, your personal cloud is always with you.
Automatic File Back-up for All Your Computers -- Easily back-up the files from all the PC and Mac computers in your home. Get peace of mind knowing that all your files are securely and automatically backed-up on your network.
Flexible Back-up Options -- Back up, your way. PC users, WD SmartWare Pro offers options for how, when and where you back-up your files. Mac users, utilise all the features of Apple Time Machine back-up software to protect your data.
Expand Your Tablet and Smartphone Storage -- Upload photos and videos directly to your personal cloud from anywhere and free up space on your mobile devices.
Connect to Dropbox and More -- Easily transfer files between your personal cloud, Dropbox and other public cloud accounts using WD's free My Cloud mobile app.
Increase Your Personal Cloud capacity -- Simply attach a compatible USB 3.0 hard drive directly to the USB expansion port on the My Cloud drive and instantly expand your storage capacity.
Transfer and Access Faster -- Gigabit Ethernet and a dual-core processor deliver blazing-fast file transfers and seamless remote access.
Unleash Your Media -- Seamlessly stream your videos, photos and music to your connected TVs, media players, gaming consoles and other DLNA-certified devices. With My Cloud's iTunes server, you can easily stream your music collection to any PC or Mac computer with iTunes.
Password Protection for Privacy -- Your data is always safe and completely under your control. Protect your personal cloud from unauthorized access with password protection available for every user.
Set Up in Minutes -- Get up and running in minutes with WD's rich web-based user interface for seamless web-guided setup. WD's software will auto-detect your drive to make it easy.
Add an Extra Layer of Protection For Your Files -- You can automatically make a second copy or safepoint, of your My Cloud on your home network. With double-safe protection for all your media, you get the ultimate peace of mind.
Direct Photo Uploads from Your Camera with USB 3.0 -- Simply connect your camera using the USB 3.0 port to quickly add all of your photos to your personal cloud.
*My Cloud personal cloud storage products work concurrently with multiple operating systems including Mac OS, Windows 8, iOS and Android with mobile apps.
At a Glance
- Dual-core processor
- Gigabit Ethernet
- USB 3.0 expansion port
- PC/Mac compatible
- DLNA 1.5 and UPnP certified
- Free desktop and mobile apps
- Auto network discovery
- Centralising and organising your family's media in one secure location
- Backing-up files automatically from all the PC and Mac computers on your network
- Accessing and saving photos and videos securely from any computer, tablet and smartphone
- Uploading photos and videos directly to your personal cloud from your mobile devices
- Streaming media to your connected TVs, media players and gaming consoles
- Connecting to your Dropbox and other cloud accounts
- Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP (SP 3) operating systems
- Mac OS X Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard operating systems
- DLNA/UPnP devices for streaming
- Internet connection for remote access
- Internet Explorer 8.0 or later
- Safari 5.0 or later
- Firefox 12 or later
- Google Chrome 14.0 and later on supported Windows and Mac OS platforms
Note: Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system.
Western Digital Storage Comparison Chart
My Passport Ultra
My Passport Slim
|Description||Ultra-compact, with auto and cloud back-up.||Ultra-slim, metal design with local and cloud back-up.||Complete back-up and storage.||Shared storage for computers, tablets smartphones.|
|Interface||USB 3.0, USB 2.0||USB 3.0, USB 2.0||USB 3.0, USB 2.0||10/100/1000 MB/s compatible Gigabit Ethernet|
|Capacity range||500GB - 2TB||1TB - 2TB||2TB - 6TB||2TB - 6TB|
|WD SmartWare Pro||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Password protection and hardware encryption||Yes||Yes||Yes||No|
|Secure remote access||No||No||No||Yes|
|Portable form factor||Yes||Yes||No||No|
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