The new hard drives features NASware technology, which improves the reliability and system performance, the company claims
Storage firm Western Digital has introduced new line of SATA hard drives, WD Red NAS, which are designed for home and small office NAS (network attached storage) systems with one to five drive bays.
The new product line addresses the NAS environment and the demand for affordable, reliable and compatible storage that reduces cost of ownership.
WD Red hard drives features NASware technology, which improves the reliability and system performance, reduce customer downtime and to simplify the integration process, the company said.
They also feature 3D Active Balance Plus, an enhanced balance control technology that improves the overall drive performance and reliability.
The new hard drives integrate with WD NAS applications and are qualified to work with a wide array of WD OEM partners.
WD Red NAS hard drives expands the company’s "Power of Choice" client hard drive applications.
The "Power of Choice" storage applications are clear and easy to identify: WD Blue (solid performance and reliability for everyday computing), WD Green (cool, quiet, eco-friendly), WD Black (maximum performance for power computing) and WD Red (home and small office NAS).
WD Red hard drives are now available in 3.5-inch 1 TB, 2 TB and 3 TB capacities.