WD Introduces My Book Pro Edition

Western Digital has introduced My Book Pro Edition, the newest member of WD's My Book product family. My Book Pro Edition combines three interfaces including FireWire 800, FireWire 400 and USB 2.0; features backup and system recovery software; and is available in capacities of 250 and 500 GB. Intelligent drive management - SmartPower automatic power on/off, Safe Shutdown and LED activity lights make this drive easy to use.

My Book Pro Edition includes EMC Retrospect Express backup and system recovery software with a customized setup wizard to deliver easy-to-use, proven data protection capabilities. The powerful, feature-packed software provides professional users with the tools needed to back up and restore a single file or an entire system in a few simple steps. Especially compelling for Mac users is the ability to use My Book Pro Edition's FireWire interface for bootable disaster recovery.

My Book Pro Edition's unique, book-shaped silver enclosure stands vertically, leaving a tiny footprint, and sits naturally on desktops and bookshelves. The My Book product family is designed for reliability with an enclosure that employs shock protection for the drive inside and is well-vented to ensure proper air circulation for cool drive operation and long-term reliability. Designed without a fan to be ultra quiet, My Book Pro Edition is suited for noise-sensitive home and office environments.

My Book Pro Edition external hard drives are compatible with Macs or PCs with FireWire 800, FireWire 400 or USB 2.0 and are equipped with a lighted on/off button; easy-to-use backup software; a capacity gauge LED that allows users to discern at a glance their remaining storage space.

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