toggle

AAPL Stock: 109.27 ( -1.1 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

Iomega intros 2TB and 4TB ix4 NAS appliances

updated 05:00 pm EST, Thu February 5, 2009

Iomega intros NAS drives

Iomega on Thursday announced the launch of two StorCenter Pro ix4-100 network storage devices for small business or remote offices. Available in 2TB or 4TB capacities, the enterprise-class drives can support as many as 25 networked users and are based on EMC LifeLine software that is a Linux operating system and suite of applications to oversee the operation of the devices. The four-bay Network Attached Storage (NAS) drives can be configured in RAID 5, RAID 10 or JBOD (just a bunch of disks) set-ups and have built-in UPS support.

Users can set up the NAS devices with media or print server capabilities, and can use them for recording from up to three compatible IP security cameras. Data can be uploaded via Bluetooth and the contained SATA II hard drives are hot-swappable. A Gigabit Ethernet port lets the drives connect to home networks, and there are four USB 2.0 ports for adding printers or external hard drives.

Iomega touts ease of use and set-up as another strong suit, as the NAS supports 11 languages and can be networked to Windows, Linux or Mac computers. A system dashboard gives users a quick idea of space, peripheral and device status. A built-in Picture Transfer Protocol allows users to automatically transfer photos from digital cameras via one of the USB ports. MozyHome online backup service is included, giving users 2GB of cloud storage.

The 2TB StorCenter Pro ix4-100 NAS Server is now available, priced at nearly $800. The 4TB StorCenter Pro ix4-100 will launch later in February, with a suggested price of about $1,300.










by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. Guest

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    Let the

    obligatory Click Of Death posts begin!

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Blue Yeti Studio

Despite being very familiar with Blue Microphones' lower-end products -- we've long recommended the company's Snowball line of mics ...

ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector

Home theaters are becoming more and more accessible these days, but maybe you've been a bit wary about buying a home projector. And h ...

MSI Geforce GTX 970 100ME

When Nvidia announced a new line of video cards in September 2014, many people thought things would continue to be business as usual i ...

toggle

Most Commented