While there are public services doe sharing your files with friends and family, some people prefer the security and privacy of a locally managed cloud that still allows you to access the files from anywhere you are and whatever device you wish.
Features: (from Amazon.com)
- Back up files from all your computers
- Upload, access and save photos and videos from your mobile devices
- Stream to your DLNA/UPnP-certified connected TVs, media players and gaming consoles
- Free up space on your mobile device
- Reliable and secure with industry leading warranty and password protection
- Blazing-fast file transfers
- Expandable storage
- High-performance media streaming
Your own personal cloud - Keep all your photos, videos, music and files in one safe place at home or your office. No monthly fees. No limits.
Centralize your family's media collection - Store and organize all your family's photos, videos, music and important documents in one secure place on your home network.
Access from anywhere - Enjoy your digital life from anywhere on your PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone. With WD's free apps, your personal cloud is always with you.
Automatic file backup for all your computers - Easily back up the files from all the PC and Mac computers in your home. Get peace of mind knowing that all your files are securely and automatically backed up on your network.
Flexible backup options - Back up, your way. PC users, WD SmartWare Pro offers options for how, when and where you back up your files. Mac users, utilize all the features of Apple Time Machine backup software to protect your data.
Expand your tablet and smartphone storage - Upload photos and videos directly to your personal cloud from anywhere and free up space on your mobile devices.
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