Western Digital adds new 8 TB hard drives to product portfolio

Western Digital adds new 8 TB hard drives to product portfolio

The famous maker of hard drives Western Digital has announced a number of new 8 TB hard drives that will be best used for NAS, video surveillance and desktop external applications. As such some of the new drives belong to the company’s Purple, Red and Red Pro lines.

“We are committed to integrating high-performance, high-capacity and high-quality drives into all of our solutions,” said Brendan Collins, vice president of product marketing, Western Digital Corporation. “No matter what market or application, we have a solution – whether it’s for small businesses, channel partners, enterprises or end-users. Our goal is to deliver the best and most competitive solutions on the market.”

The following WD lines get the new 8 TB drives – My Book/My Book for Mac, My Book Duo/My Book Pro, My Cloud/My Cloud Mirror and My Cloud EX2 Ultra get 8 TB external hard drives. The WD Purple, Red and Red Pro get internal 8 TB hard drives.

The prices for most new models are unknown but the My Book 8 TB and the My Book for Mac models sell for USD 299.99 each.

Source: Western Digital

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