The company also announced some new features: faster sync and an updated iOS app.
Hermetically sealed helium helps hard drives run cooler, sip less power, and fit more storage into the same space.
The website for MegaCloud, a provider of free and paid consumer cloud storage, is inaccessible and users of the service are complaining on social media sites that they have not had access to their data for days.
The new Transporter Sync provides all the features of the original, but you bring your own hard drive.
A breakdown of storage types and how to make them work for you.
Easy expansion, lower costs and cloud-like internal services are common themes in storage today, and startup Coho Data is playing all three with a "micro-array" architecture that it's introducing on Tuesday.
Backup and recovery is starting to get some of the same capabilities as primary storage systems to handle the rising floods of data with less management overhead.
Facebook continues to push the boundaries of storage and server technology in order to more quickly serve its billion users, and the results are being offered as open-source technology that can also benefit other companies.
Verizon adds to its cloud services with a new option called Verizon Cloud Compute, as well as a new storage-as-a-service, called Verizon Cloud Storage.
WD has done connected hard drives before, but My Cloud is all about simplicity.