updated 12:15 pm EDT, Mon April 3, 2006
SmartDisk NAS solutions
SmartDisk today introduced its new network storage drive that provides a cost-effective solution for consumers and small businesses who want to combine local drive simplicity with network attached storage (NAS) functions. The drive appears as a local drive on each computer in the network, making it a centralized multimedia storage center for small office/home office (SOHO). Supporting both Windows and Mac operating systems, the drive connects to any computer or network via Ethernet 10/100 LAN as well as USB 2.0. The SmartDisk NAS drive is easily configured using a standard web browser and for Mac environments supports Apple's Bonjour technology. Printers can be shared via the USB print server. The SmartDisk NAS drive is $280 for the 250GB version and $380 for the 400GB version. Both models will ship in early May.