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The 5TB and 6TB WD Red hard drives are designed for home NAS servers, while a new WD Red Pro drive, available in 2TB, 3TB and 4TB, is for serious business.
The Western Digital My Net N900 HD is a whole new kind of Wireless-N router. At release, the router is a decent investment for home users but will need better firmware to work at its full potential.
Western Digital's HGST division is already shipping its new helium-filled, 6TB Ultrastar He6 to data centre customers. The hermetically sealed drive uses half the power per terabyte of its competitors.
Mammoth data centers need more data capacity and lower power consumption. The new Ultrastar He6 drives float a new concept for achieving those ends.
The NAS-focused WD Red drive range has now added a 4TB option, making massive redundant storage more affordable than ever.
The My Book Studio Edition II makes a decent direct-attached storage solution for those who need to extend a computer's storage space or want a large backup drive. The drive's rather buggy firmware might turn many users away, however.
Western Digital's investment arm makes a significant strategic investment in enterprise solid-state storage provider Skyera.
The WD TV Play is one the best players to buy if you want a combination of streaming services and home networking.
The Western Digital MyBook Live is a fast, plug-and-play, simple-to-use home NAS server that unfortunately lacks features and has a subpar remote-access solution.
Dong Ngo gets excited abut the first Western Digital solid-state hard drive.