Back Up Your Content with HDD and Flash Storage

If it’s important to you, it’s worth backing up. Explore how SSDs and HDDs from Western Digital can help protect your data.

Why Back Up with Western Digital

Rapid speeds

Back up your digital world — quickly, easily.

Expandable storage

Enhance your device to make room for more memories.

Immediate access

Use content without leaving it up to a third party.

Password protection

Encrypt your files so they stay safe and stay yours.

SSDs for Backup

Save personal content quickly, easily, and reliably. From external SSDs for your home workstation to portable SSDs for taking household data on the go.


Hard Drives for Backup

Whether you need storage on the road or right on your desk, discover how portable and external HDDs can help store huge amounts of data at an affordable cost per GB.


Quick Tips for Personal Data Backup

TIP #1

Don’t wait

Data loss can happen at any time — often when you least expect it. A small investment in a backup storage device can save time, money, and your precious memories.

TIP #2

Schedule your backup

Our backup software1 lets you configure your backup plan. So set it and forget it, or get more custom with your backup schedule.

TIP #3

Know your connectors

Thunderbolt™ 3? USB 3.2? Get to know the different connectors and protocols — and what’s right for you.

TIP #4

RAID for redundancy

For an even higher level of protection, consider a RAID setup with mirroring to help protect against a multi-drive failure.

TIP #5

Get a data recovery plan

Family photos, work docs, your favorite shows — add a data recovery plan at checkout to help keep them safe.

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