Windows To Go Storage

My Passport Enterprise

My Passport Enterprise
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Secure work environment.
Securely transforms any compatible PC* into your employees’ desktop workspace. Leaves no traces of data on the host computer.
* Any PC certified for use with Windows 7 or Windows 8 operating systems.

Capacity and performance for Windows To Go.
500 GB of storage space and exceptional performance in a sleek, compact enclosure.

Fast and easy setup.
Prepare your My Passport Enterprise drives for provisioning with Windows To Go in minutes with the WD Compass utility.

Fast and easy setup

Run the WD Compass utility with existing Windows tools and the Windows 8 corporate desktop environment can be provisioned onto the My Passport Enterprise drive. WD Compass instantly improves the provisioning time of Windows To Go on your My Passport Enterprise and installation can be completed in minutes.

Click here and follow the simple steps.

Secure work environment

Securely transforms any compatible PC* into your employees' desktop workspace. The image is self-contained so there is no risk of confidential information being left behind on the host system.

*A compatible PC is any PC certified for use with Windows 7 or Windows 8 operating systems.

Capacity and performance for Windows To Go

My Passport Enterprise offers 500 GB of storage capacity and exceptional performance in a sleek, compact enclosure that easily fits in your pocket or briefcase. Designed for mobility in mind, its anti-fingerprint enclosure provides effortless portability and allows users to carry their data so they can easily boot and run Windows To Go to any computer certified for use with Windows 7 or Windows 8 operating systems.

Specifically designed to support Windows To Go

My Passport Enterprise is specifically designed for Windows To Go, a feature within Windows 8 Enterprise edition, offering portability, reliability and protection for the road warrior.

Plug-and-play solution for IT professionals

The easy setup process allows IT professionals to provision the Windows 8 corporate environment to users on the My Passport Enterprise. IT manages Windows To Go like a traditional desktop and users are able to operate Windows To Go from multiple managed or unmanaged PCs.

Ultra-fast data transfer rates

With USB 3.0, My Passport Enterprise offers data transfer rates and loading speeds up to 3X faster than USB 2.0.   Booting Windows To Go to your PC is effortless and users can quickly access data in plug-and-play mode.

Performance may vary based on user's hardware and system configuration.

Drive encryption protects your data

Windows To Go supports BitLocker® drive encryption. Data on the My Passport Enterprise separates itself from the host PC's internal hard drive to avoid any accidental data disclosure. It leaves no traces of data on the host computer so your information is secure and it allows IT to provide an imaged version of Windows 8 that reflects the Windows 8 corporate desktop environment.

PC-ready

My Passport Enterprise is pre-formatted NTFS and works seamlessly with computers certified for use with Windows 7 or Windows 8.

No power adapter required

The drive is powered through the USB port, so there's no need to lug around a bulky power adapter.

Windows To Go is an enterprise feature of Windows 8 that enables users to boot Windows 8 from a My Passport Enterprise. With Windows To Go, enterprises provide users with a Windows 8 managed corporate environment on a My Passport Enterprise drive that they can operate from multiple managed or unmanaged PCs.

To learn more about Windows To Go, click here.

To learn more about Windows 8 Enterprise, click here.

Don't risk accidental data leakage when working with contractors or temporary staff
With Windows To Go, organizations can allow contractors to use their personal PCs or laptops without the risk of accidental data leakage. The contractor is given a My Passport Enterprise with a Windows 8 Enterprise image for the duration of their contract and the organization can block them from accessing any proprietary data. Please note, a Windows 8 Enterprise image is not included with the My Passport Enterprise drive.

Roam across multiple PCs
Windows To Go allows users to work across multiple PCs – whether managed or unmanaged – making them more mobile and productive. They can work from their My Passport Enterprise with Windows To Go just like a standard PC, even when not connected to a network, and they get a familiar, consistent and rich Windows 8 experience.

Resists damage.

Tough polycarbonate exterior and soft elastomer cushion lining protect the drive inside from the harsh realties of life.

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Custom-designed for My Passport drives.

Designed to provide the ultimate in rugged protection for most My Passport portable hard drives.

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You can take it with you.

The carabiner-ready ring and convenient USB cable opening let you easily access and use your drive while it stays protected inside the impact-absorbing case.

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Click Model # for Full Specs.

Model #InterfaceCapacityOperating System 
WDBHEZ5000ABKUSB 3.0 and USB 2.0500 GBWindows®Black

Compatibility

  • Formatted NTFS for Windows 8

Package Includes

  • Windows To Go ready portable hard drive
  • USB cable
  • Quick install guide




Awards
WD My Passport Enterprise 500GB Portable Hard Drive Review(WDBHEZ5000ABK)
2012, United States