WD Red is the only hard drive designed for NAS systems that have 1-5 drive bays. The drives are designed and extensively tested for compatibility in the unique 24x7 operating environment and demanding system requirements of home and small office NAS.
The right choice!
No other drive is designed specifically for home and small office NAS systems and PCs with RAID.
Exclusive NASware technology.
Our exclusive technology, NASware™, makes WD Red thrive in the demanding small-NAS environment.
Energy efficient and money saving.
We keep power consumption low which keeps your NAS system happy and your wallet, too.
We’ll keep our dedicated premium support lines open 24/7 with experts who have the answers your questions.
Advanced firmware technology built into every WD Red drive, NASware enables seamless integration, robust data protection and optimal performance for systems operating in NAS and RAID environments.
The secret is in the technology.
WD’s exclusive NASware technology improves NAS storage performance by reducing common hard drive concerns in NAS systems including concerns for things like compatibility, integration, upgrade ability, reliability and cost of ownership that are experienced with a hard drive designed for desktop computers.
3D Active Balance Plus.
Our enhanced dual-plane balance control technology significantly improves the overall drive performance and reliability. Hard drives that are not properly balanced may cause excessive vibration and noise in a multidrive system, reduce the hard drive life span, and degrade the performance over time.
Your NAS systems is always on, a highly reliable drive is essential. With a 35% MTBF improvement over standard desktop drives, the WD Red drive is designed and manufactured to be a more reliable and robust solution.
Reduce your electricity bill and carbon footprint with WD Red drives. Innovative technology reduces power consumption and lowers the operating temperature, resulting in a more reliable and affordable solution for always on 24x7 NAS environments.
Exclusively for WD Red drive customers, our free dedicated 24/7 support line is available in English. Other regional support hours vary.
Longer warranty coverage.
The WD Red drive is backed by a 3-year limited warranty for greater peace of mind.
Specifically designed and tested for small office and home office, 1-5 bay NAS systems and PCs with RAID.