WD (Western Digital) the storage solution provider has revealed that its WD My Cloud mobile apps have been downloaded more than four million times. The apps enables the users to photos, stream video and access their files from anywhere via their mobile phones and tablets. In order to further improve the customer experience the company has introduced WD My Cloud operating software (OS) version 1.5, new versions of the WD My Cloud device firmware and the WD My Cloud mobile app. The newly launched version brings along new media navigation, viewing and search features.
Speaking about the popularity of the app and the introduction of new version, Jim Welsh, executive vice president, WD Content Solutions Business and worldwide sales, said “WD recognizes the overwhelming task that consumers face in organizing and controlling all of the music, movies, photos and other digital files we collect across our various computers and mobile devices,” said. “The more than four million downloads of our WD My Cloud app offerings to date show our software provides tremendous value to our customers, and we are committed to continuing the mission of WD My Cloud OS to simplify the digital chaos we all face with the growing amount of digital content in our lives.”
The My Cloud solutions from WD provide the users with more engaging experience to view and search their photos, music and video content. Moreover, it also enables the users to unify all of a users’ cloud storage under a single app and user interface, allowing access to content on their personal cloud and on major public cloud services such as Dropbox, OneDrive and Google Drive from just one app. The new upgrade also includes update to the WD remote access servers, which provide authentication and access to My Cloud devices to address the BASH/Shellshock vulnerability. The free upgrade is available on the full suite of My Cloud products including My Cloud, My Cloud Mirror, My Cloud EX2 and My Cloud EX4.