Western Digital

  • Microsoft announces certified Windows To Go partners.

    Late last week, Microsoft announced that it has officially certified disks from five manufacturers to take advantage of its Windows To Go service (which, for those of you who aren’t ‘in the know’, we covered a while back). The new kids on the block are Imation, Kingston, Spyrus, Super...
  • Western Digital manufactures Windows-To-Go-specific hard disk.

    Windows-To-Go is arguably one of the more “interesting” additions to Windows 8 Enterprise, allowing a user to execute a self-provisioned installation of Windows form a USB-based flash drive. However, what may be more interesting is the fact that popular hard disk manufacturer Western Digital are now marketing an external...
  • WD Thunderbolt 2 VelociRaptors together for 10k RPM

    Western Digital have been strapping two drives in an external case for years, but never like this. The fastest WD My Book ever features 2 10,000 RPM Hard drives arranged in a system that offers RAID 0 for performance or RAID 1 for protection. There’s no point in having...
  • Backups sorted – WD 1TB My Book

    Over the past few months I’ve had a number of friends contact me after their hard drive died. The dead hard drives usual contain their precious photos and or videos. I asked “do you have a backup”, knowing the answer was likely to be no. It was. That served...