Western Digital has launched the My Net family of dual-band routers in India, wireless home networking products that have according to the company, been designed specifically to accelerate movies, video and gaming, delivering a premium high-definition entertainment experience. The ‘easy-to-use’ My Net family use WD’s FasTrack technology, which helps to instantly detect entertainment traffic on the network, and usher it through to connected Wi-Fi devices, from gaming consoles and media players, to smart TVs, tablets, smartphones, computers and others.
Speaking at the launch of the My Net dual-band routers, Khalid Wani, WD’s sales director for branded products, India, Middle East and Africa said, “Network demands within the connected home are growing exponentially, with members of the average Indian household simultaneously watching movies, playing games or browsing the Internet via smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles and other devices. The My Net routers are a result of valuable insights gained from our success in the Connected Homes and personal cloud markets, which also positions us uniquely to address wireless networking hassles and enhance the home entertainment experience for consumers.”
The My Net family are HD dual-band wireless N routers, and coupled with FasTrack optimization, enable smooth streaming of even 1080p HD content, prioritizing services like Netflix, Hulu Plus, VUDU, Youtube, Xbox LIVE, Skype and others.
According to WD, the My Net family is easy to setup, with quick streamlined installations for both PC and Mac machines. The routers also come with customization tools, such as My Net Dashboard, which manages setting parental controls, Internet security, guest network access, network name and password, printer and scanner settings, mapping storage drives and more.
Users of My Net routers can also centralize storage and backup for all the computers in their home, and even create personal cloud for their digital media and remote file-access. The My Net N900 Central is WD’s all-in-one N900 router with an integrated 1TB or 2TB internal hard drive. Remote access to My Net N900 Central is available on any computer through www.WD2go.com and with WD mobile apps for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch or Android smartphones and tablets.
My Net Router Family
My Net N900 Central – The My Net N900 Central HD dual-band storage router provides accelerated HD streaming plus integrated storage for wireless backup and remote access. With FasTrack Plus optimization technology, My Net N900 Central delivers high quality, accelerated HD entertainmentthat is intelligently and automatically prioritized to ensure smooth streaming. The Wireless-N storage router features fast wireless performance with speeds up to 900 Mbps (450 450Mbps on the 2.4 and 5GHz bands combined), as well as integrated 1TB or 2TB internal storage for automatic wireless backup. My Net N900 Central includes 4 LAN and 1 WLAN Gigabit Ethernet ports for up to 10/100/1000 Mbps wired speeds, 1 USB port for additional storage, printer and media share server use, and range amplifier antennas for extended range. Additionally, My Net N900 Central is Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) and Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified for easy detection and connection of Wi-Fi devices.
My Net N900 – The My Net N900 HD dual-band router also provides a premium entertainment experience for movies, games, video, music, video chat and more. The My Net N900 offers the ultimate performance for all connected devices in the home, even while streaming to multiple devices at the same time. The exclusive FasTrack Plus technology provides intelligent, real-time traffic prioritization for simultaneous HD and 3D media streaming and online gaming. The Wireless-N router features high wireless performance with speeds up to 900 Mbps (450 450 Mbps on the 2.4 and 5 Ghz bands combined) and also includes 7 LAN and 1 WLAN Gigabit Ethernet ports for up to 10/100/1000 Mbps wired speeds, 2 USB ports for additional storage, printer and media share server use, and range amplifier antennas for extended range. Additionally, My Net N900 is UPnP and DLNA certified.
My Net N750 – The My Net N750 HD dual-band router is optimized to deliver multiple simultaneous HD media streams on the network, delivering accelerated video to all connected wireless and wired devices. WD’s exclusive FasTrack technology detects entertainment traffic and prioritizes bandwidth on the network to smoothly stream multiple HD movies, shows, games and more to connected devices. The router provides a combined data rate of up to 750 Mbps (300 450 Mbps) and features 5 Gigabit Ethernet ports and 2 USB ports.
My Net N600 – The My Net N600 HD dual-band router is ideal for simple and fast web surfing and entertainment streaming with FasTrack technology for a smooth HD viewing experience. The router provides an combineddata rate of up to 600 Mbps (300 300 Mbps) and features 5 Fast Ethernet ports with 1 USB port.
Pricing & Availability
The My Net Family of dual-band routers will be available at all leading electronics retailers and stores from the third week of September 2012.
My Net N600
My Net N750
My Net N900
My Net N900 Central (1TB)
My Net N900 Central (2TB)