As premier DJ Ace Ramos explains the wonder of the new My Cloud OS 3, WD has introduced significant enhancements to the My Cloud personal storage devices, including a new, redesigned My Cloud OS 3 operating system, Software Developer Kit (SDK) enabling enhanced app integration and a dual-drive My Cloud Mirror personal cloud storage offering increased memory and faster processing performance than previous generations.
DJ Ace, WD Social Media Influencer, demonstrated the power of the new My Cloud OS 3 over the DJ 101 Session that took place at VUs Bar, 45th floor in Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, just recently.
WD’s My Cloud OS 3 features an intuitive user interface delivering a rich content-sharing experience, and back-up and sync capabilities that elevate the personal cloud NAS offering while retaining the privacy and control unique to personal cloud devices physically located in the home or office, which is very much convenient for DJ Ace, who has emerged as one of the most renowned DJs in the Philippines. He sets himself apart from the rest by creating his own style. He does mash ups and mixes hip hop, rnb, elektro rock, chart-topping hits, and upcoming tracks. He always keeps each set fresh and he will definitely keep the party crowd on the dance floor until the wee hours of the morning. He was then voted 2010 Club DJ of the Year by Wave 89.1 in the Urban Music Awards, included on his About page of his Facebook profile.
DJ Ace is busy headlining night clubbing party events at The Palace Manila, Valkyrie Night Club, Palace Pool Club, Revel Luxury Lounge, and Ampersand in Baguio City.
“We know our personal cloud customers place the highest value on their personal content and enjoy the peace of mind from backing up PCs, smart phones and tablets to and centralizing content on their My Cloud systems,” said Jim Welsh, executive vice president and general manager of Content Solutions business at WD. “They tell us they are confident in the privacy, control and anywhere access we provide them with the My Cloud OS. Now, with My Cloud OS 3, we’ve made users’ management of their digital lives easier than ever before.”
My Cloud OS 3 features new photo and video capabilities. MyCloud.com provides users global access to their My Cloud via an intuitive web browser-based user interface and enables file collaboration, comprehensive access management and a photos and videos gallery view.
My Cloud OS 3’s new WD Sync feature syncs data across multiple PCs and notebooks, ensuring that important files are up to date and available to users from almost any device. The new OS also allows users to set up automatic camera-roll backup of photos from smartphones and tablets and offers a new transfer tool that enables users to easily and quickly move their files to My Cloud devices. The OS also includes Chromebook and Chromecast support.
As part of the My Cloud OS 3 launch, WD has introduced My Cloud Device SDK and My Cloud API enabling developers to build new extensions, features and capabilities within the My Cloud ecosystem of personal cloud storage devices. The My Cloud Device SDK, based on the Docker open platform technology, ensures developers can easily access and collaborate to create customized experiences. Partners already developing extensions and new features based on the new SDK include Plex and Milestone.
In addition to new software upgrades, WD has also introduced a new version of My Cloud Mirror personal cloud storage devices, featuring two hard drives set to Mirror Mode (RAID 1), ensuring content is stored on one drive and automatically duplicated to a second drive. My Cloud Mirror personal cloud storage includes the new features announced for My Cloud OS 3 and an improved processor and 512 MB RAM for faster file transfers and application support.
Pricing and Availability
WD My Cloud OS 3 will be available at the end of the month as a free download on current My Cloud personal cloud storage devices. My Cloud devices supporting the new OS 3 include: My Cloud, My Cloud Mirror, My Cloud Expert Series EX2/EX4, My Cloud Expert Series EX2100/EX4100, and My Cloud Business Series DL2100/DL4100. Customers can also download the new WD My Cloud mobile apps, which are now available on the iTunes and Google Play stores. All WD My Cloud devices are available today at select retailers and distributors. Access to My Cloud Device SDK and My Cloud API will be available to interested developers late October.
My Cloud Mirror will have a Manufactured Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of 4 TB Php 15,990, 6 TB Php 20,990, 8 TB Php 25,990 and will be available at select retailers and distributors later in October.
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