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5 Reasons Private Cloud Storage Is A Good Move

Sponsored by Western Digital.

If you're a photographer, videographer, or another kind of creative that needs massive amounts of HD space, it would probably be wise to consider a personal storage device like the WD My Cloud EX2100 or EX4100. Here's why.

1.) Just like other cloud services, you can access, retrieve, and upload files from your smartphone, tablet or computer.

2.) You pay one time for the unit and never have to worry about recurring fees each and every month. You'll be saving a lot of hard earned cash over time.

3.) Your personal content is on your own server and not in some mystery box in a far away office. It's safely at home, under your own roof.

4.) Backup is SIGNIFICANTLY faster when using "my cloud" instead of "the cloud." It's on your own network, so you never have to deal with ultra-long upload periods that slow down your entire computer.

5.) You can easily add more HD space just by connecting a USB 3.0 external HD directly to the USB expansion port.

We're giving one of our readers a EX2 4TB device from Western Digital (valued at $349.99). All you have to do is subscribe to our mailing list, which you can do by scrolling down and entering your email in the little box. If you're already on there--you're already in. Only caveat--you have to be in the USA--big apologies to our international readers. We'll pick a winner at random on May 5th and get in touch via email for shipping details. Good luck!

UPDATE: Congrats to Mr. Garett Valencia on the win. You'll love this thing.