Western digital, today introduced ‘My Cloud’ services in India. As all other cloud services, My Cloud full scale connectivity on the cloud where users can store content from several devices securely and can access them from anywhere around the globe. Though their are no monthly rental plans, you will have to buy and setup 2 TB, 3 TB OR 4 TB My Cloud Drive for INR 10,999 , INR 12,999 and INR 14,999 respectively .
“With thousands of files spread across several different computing devices, digital chaos is a challenge that consumers face on a daily basis,” said Khalid Wani, Sales Director, Branded Products, India, Middle East & Africa. “Consumers want access to all their data, all the time. WD’s My Cloud personal cloud storage is an easy-to-use, secure and cost effective storage solution that will empower consumers to live their digital lives without limits.”
Research firm Gartner estimates that the average household will own approximately 3.3 terabytes (TB) of digital content by 2016 and this number will be complimented by increase in use of high speed internet in coming years. With more and more computing power being transferred to portable devices, consumers will feel the need to access their data from all places conveniently.
With the new My Cloud desktop app, navigating, controlling and sharing these files from anywhere in the world is simple and intuitive. My Cloud is available in 2 TB, 3 TB, and 4 TB capacities and will be compatible with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, OS X Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard, as well as DLNA/UPnPenabled devices.
You can get your personal cloud by setting up My Cloud drive and Customers can also attach a compatible USB 3.0 hard drive directly to the USB expansion port on the My Cloud drive. To access the cloud you can download apps from respective Android and iOS app stores.
My Cloud is currently available at Reliance Digital and Croma apart from resellers and channel partners across India. MSRP is INR 10,999 for 2 TB, INR 12,999 for 3 TB and INR 14,999 for 4 TB. The My Cloud mobile app currently is available for download from the App Store and Google Play store.