Centralized storage with plenty of capacity to go around.
Plug this high-speed Gigabit Ethernet storage system into your small office or home network for centralized storage with plenty of capacity to go around.
This high-speed network-attached storage system with capacities up to 8 TB and a space-saving footprint gives you all the benefits of a big time data center without the need for a big time IT department. Perfect for centralizing and sharing data and multimedia files on a small office or home network.
Big capacity, small footprint - Offered in 2, 4 and 8 TB capacities, this small-footprint four-bay system takes up very little space and provides plenty of storage to go around.
RAID capability - Offers multiple RAID configurations for data protection and speed -- RAID 0 (Striped), RAID 1 (Mirrored) and RAID 5. The RAID 5 mode, only available on the fully-populated 4-drive system, is the recommended mode to achieve both high-performance and data protection through redundancy.
The 4 and 8 TB WD ShareSpace systems are shipped in RAID 5 mode for maximum reliability. The 2 TB WD ShareSpace system is shipped in Spanning Mode for maximum capacity and the flexibility to add additional drives without reformatting the system.
High-speed access, Ethernet connectivity - Provides data transfer rates up to 1000 Mbit/s when used in a GigE network.
Gigabit networking and transfer rates are five to six times faster than other network storage systems. This performance is comparable to USB 2.0 direct-attached storage
Easy setup and discovery - An intuitive set-up wizard and easy-to-use discovery tool makes installation a snap.
E-mail alert system - Monitors drive and system health and sends you an e-mail if a problem is detected.
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
Build your collection - Centralize digital media from all your computers into one vast media library. Now anyone can enjoy your collection from anywhere in your home
Microsoft Active Directory support - Will join an Active Directory domain to utilize AD users and groups.
Push-button transfer - Plug a USB drive into the front-mounted USB 2.0 port and push a button to automatically transfer all the data on the drive to the WD ShareSpace system.
Automatic network backup software - Set up continuous backup for the computers* in your network using the included automatic backup software. Select the files you want to back up, then set it and forget it; every time you save a change it's automatically backed up. *3 software licenses included.
Remote access software - Access your files anywhere, anytime using MioNet remote access services from WD
Download manager - Supports scheduled download through FTP and HTTP. Simultaneously manage multiple download tasks.
Windows Vista™ certified - Works seamlessly with Windows Vista to provide easy setup and automatic discovery.
Built-in FTP server - Set up your own FTP server. Manage the access authority and share your files with your friends or customers easily.
Three USB 2.0 ports - Two USB ports on the back to connect additional USB hard drives for backup or additional network storage. One USB port on the front for push button transfer.
Cooler, quieter, eco-friendlier - Equipped with WD drives using WD GreenPower Technology, this system, with its efficient cooling architecture, and power saving mode, consumes up to 33% less power**, is reliably cool, and remarkably quiet.
** Tests based on comparison between a 1 TB dual-drive system using 7200 RPM drives and a 1 TB dual-drive system using WD's GreenPower drives.
Power failure protection - Connect this system to your Universal Power Supply (UPS). If a power failure occurs, the system will shut down gracefully, protecting you from data loss.
Easy maintenance - Add or swap out drives quickly and easily
Network storage manager - Manage your system configuration, create user IDs, passwords, security permissions, and quotas
Ideal For - For small workgroups of 5 to 10 this system offers compact, centralized storage, accessible from anywhere.
Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system.
|Transfer Rate||Ethernet: 10/100/1000 Mb/s capable
USB 2.0 480 Mb/s
|Temperature||Operating: 5° C to 35° C
Non-operating: -20° C to 65° C
|Power||100-240 VAC, 47-63 Hz|
|Dimensions||7.73 x 7.84 x 6.3 inches
196 x 199 x 160 mm
|Weight|| 10.78 lbs