NAS Retail Kit
The right drive for home or small office NAS systems.
Optimal compatibility for NAS systemsBecause WD Network drives are specifically engineered for NAS systems with up to 5 drive bays, it's easy to seamlessly integrate these drives into your NAS system. They are designed and extensively tested for compatibility in the unique 24x7 operating environment and demanding system requirements of home and small business NAS.
Exclusive NASWare™ technologyThe secret is in the technology. Advanced firmware technology built into every WD Network hard drive, enables seamless integration, robust data protection and optimal performance for systems operating in NAS and RAID environments.
Energy efficientInnovative technology reduces power consumption and lowers the operating temperature, resulting in a more reliable and affordable solution for always on 24x7 NAS environments.
Enhanced reliabilityYour NAS system is always on. A highly reliable drive is essential. With a 35% MTBF improvement over standard desktop drives, the WD Network drives are designed and manufactured to be a more reliable and robust solution for your NAS system.
3D Active Balance PlusOur enhanced dual-plane balance control technology significantly improves the overall drive performance and reliability. Hard drives that are not properly balanced may cause excessive vibration and noise in a multi-drive system, reduce the hard drive life span, and degrade the performance over time.
3-year limited warrantyThe WD Network drive is backed by a 3-year limited warranty for greater peace of mind.
Upgrading your drive is easySeamlessly migrate your current system to your new WD drive using Acronis True Image WD Edition, available as a free download on the WD Support site. This software enables you to copy all your data to a new drive so you don't have to reinstall your operating system to get all the benefits of a new drive.
The WD advantageWe put our products through extensive Functional Integrity Testing (F.I.T.) prior to any product launch. On average, each new product goes through 600,000 hours of testing. WD also has a detailed Knowledge Base with more than 1,000 helpful articles. You can also call toll-free support 7 days per week in the U.S. and Canada. See the WD Support site for full details. Recommended use — WD Network hard drives are tested and recommended for use in Network attached and RAID systems, up to 5 bays.*
Ideal for:WD Network NAS drives are ideal for use in NAS systems with up to 5 bays, home or small office NAS systems and 24x7 NAS environments.
* Business critical RAID environments – Please consider WD Network Hard Drives for all multi-bay consumer NAS environments up to 5 bay chassis. WD Desktop Mainstream hard drives are not recommended for and are not warranted for use in RAID environments utilizing Enterprise HBAs and/or expanders and in multi-bay chassis, as they are not designed for, nor tested in, these specific types of RAID applications.
WD Red Premium Support line provides free tech support, toll free numbers 24x7 in English. Additional + regional support is also available and varies by region.