WD My Cloud Expert Series 12TB EX2 Ultra 2-Bay NAS Server (2 x 6TB)
With a 1.3 GHz Marvell ARMADA 385 Dual-Core processor, the My Cloud Expert Series 12TB EX2 Ultra 2-Bay NAS Server from WD has the processing power necessary to manage and distribute files across a variety of platforms. Accompanying the enhanced dual-core processor is 1GB of DDR3 RAM to ensure multiple tasks can be carried out without causing the system to lag. The My Cloud EX2 Ultra comes pre-populated with two WD 6TB RED 5400 rpm SATA III 3,5" hard drives for a total storage capacity of 12TB. This storage can be configured RAID 0 for enhanced performance, RAID 1 for redundancy, or JBOD and SPAN to suit your specific storage needs. To connect to your network and host system, there is one Gigabit Ethernet port and two USB 3.0 Type-A ports.
Once configured, WD offers a variety of features to make it easier to manage and stream your content directly from the My Cloud EX2 Ultra. With the My Cloud app and MyCloud.com, users can access and manage files from virtually anywhere via a computer, Android, or iOS device. WD Sync simplifies the process of syncing media across different devices to ensure data is constantly backed up. The EX2 Ultra can even stream content to mobile devices, game consoles, and more as it supports the Plex Media Server application. The capabilities of this storage server don't stop there thanks to third-party app support complete with a full suite of applications to suit the needs of a wide variety of users. Included with this My Cloud EX2 is an Ethernet cable, an AC adapter, and Milestone ARCUS Surveillance software with two free camera licenses.
Centralized Network Storage
Organize your entire media collection, photos, and files in one central, network location.
Access from Anywhere
Save, access, and stream your content anywhere you have a network connection with the My Cloud mobile app or from the My Cloud website.
Robust Data Protection
Multiple RAID and backup options to help protect all your valuable media, photos, and important files.
Powered By My Cloud OS 3
WD's My Cloud OS 3 comes with a variety of tools and apps to give you complete control of your media. Create a custom folder to share your favorite content. Automatically sync your data between all your computers, so you know your content is always up-to-date. And easily transfer content between your NAS and a supported cloud service like Dropbox, or Google Drive.
Designed For Smooth Streaming
Upgraded with a powerful 1.3 GHz Marvell ARMADA 385 Dual-Core processor, you'll get fast transfer rates for high performance streaming. It also comes with 1GB of DDR3 memory, so you can multitask with ease.
Simplified File And Folder Sharing
Easily customize how you share by using public or private links. With a public link, you can share your content so anyone can see it. Using a private link, you can grant a user limited or full access and securely collaborate with anyone.
Centralize, Organize, and Stream With Plex
The Plex Media Server keeps all your photos, videos, and music beautifully organized and prepared for streaming to your PC, mobile device, game console, or other certified media player. Enrich your media with plot summaries, posters, and album covers, and enjoy it from home or on the go.
Sync Your Content
With WD Sync, you can automatically synchronize your media and files across your computers and your My Cloud device, so you can be confident your content is up to date and accessible with all your devices.
Auto Backup For All Your Computers
With WD SmartWare Pro backup software, you can customize when and where the content on all the PCs on your network is saved, while Mac users have full access to Apple Time Machine for personalized backup. You can even automatically back up your data to a separate My Cloud NAS device, or any supported cloud service.
Featuring Reliable WD Red NAS Drives
The My Cloud EX2 Ultra comes pre-configured with WD Red hard drives, specifically built for NAS systems to provide improved performance within 24/7 environments. The My Cloud EX2 Ultra is also available in a diskless version, so you can create a custom NAS with compatible hard drives.
Equipped with 256-bit AES volume encryption, it helps to secure your stored files across your entire network. Whether you're using a Windows or Mac system, your content is protected.
Multiple RAID Options
With the RAID settings of the My Cloud EX2 Ultra, you can customize your system with the configuration that's best for you. Use RAID 0 for enhanced performance, RAID 1 for mirrored data protection, or a JBOD / spanning structure for non-RAID configurations.
Third-Party App Support
The My Cloud EX2 Ultra supports a full suite of popular applications for a personalized experience. Using apps like Plex, Dropbox, WordPress and more, you can customize your NAS for your own specific needs.
- Windows 10, 8, 7, or Vista
- macOS Mojave, High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, or Mountain Lion
- DLNA/UPnP devices for streaming
- Router for network connection
- Internet Explorer 10 or higher
- Safari 6 or higher
- Firefox 30 or higher
- Google Chrome 31 or higher on supported Windows and macOS platforms
WD EX2 Ultra Specs
||1.3 GHz Marvell ARMADA 385 Dual-Core
|Total Installed Memory
||1 GB DDR3
|Total Raw Capacity
||2 x 6 TB 3.5" HDD
|Number of Bays
||2 x 3.5"
||1 x RJ45 (Gigabit Ethernet)
2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gb/s))
|Compatible Drive Interface
||RAID 0, 1, JBOD, SPAN
|Max User Accounts
|AC Input Power
||100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
||41 to 95°F / 5 to 35°C
||-4 to 149°F / -20 to 65°C
||RoHS, as per Manufacturer
||3.9 x 6.75 x 6.1" / 9.91 x 17.14 x 15.49 cm
||5.2 lb / 2.4 kg
- WD My Cloud Expert Series 12TB EX2 Ultra 2-Bay NAS Server (2 x 6TB)
- Ethernet Cable
- AC Power Adapter
- Milestone ARCUS Surveillance Software with Two Free Camera Licenses
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