WD releases ShareSpace NAS Page: 1

WD ShareSpaceBig-time storage without the need for a big-time IT department.

Aimed squarely at the SOHO (Small Office/Home Office) market, Western Digital has released their new NAS solution, the ShareSpace, which comes in two configurations. Firstly,  there's a  two-drive, 2TB version with a RRP of $699.99. Secondly, there's a four-drive, 4TB version with a RRP of $999.99. The 2TB version is supplied with the two drives set to Spanning Mode, which acts like a single drive volume. The 4TB version is supplied with the four drives preset to RAID 5 mode but can be reconfigured to RAID 0 or RAID 1.

Jim Welsh, vice president and general manager of WD's branded products and consumer electronics groups, said of the ShareSpace:
 
With the WD ShareSpace storage system, small offices and home network users can experience the same centralized storage and data protection often found only in big corporate data centers, the set-up process is a breeze, so you can be up and running in a matter of minutes. This WD ShareSpace system offers big-time storage without the need for a big-time IT department.

 

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You can view the ShareSpace product page and the full press release on the Western Digital website. You can also discuss in our forums here.