updated 06:24 pm EDT, Thu October 18, 2012
Joining the line are the two-drive px2-300d and four-drive ix4-300d
Drive vendor Iomega today unveiled the worldwide availability of the latest additions to its lineup of network storage solutions. The first is the new StorCenter px2-300d Network Storage, a high-performance, Intel Atom-powered, double-drive desktop NAS enclosure with up to 6TB of storage. Also announced was the StorCenter ix4-300d Network Storage, the next generation of Iomega╣s StorCenter ix series of easy-to-use four-drive desktop network storage appliances.
Designed for advanced users, small offices, small to medium-sized businesses and distributed enterprise, the new StorCenter px2-300d and StorCenter ix4-300d utilize EMC's LifeLine operating system for cross-platform file-sharing. Features include RAID data protection, hot-swappable hard drives (on the px2-300d), virtualized environment support, multiple cloud options for offsite data storage, antivirus protection, Active Directory integration, advanced media sharing features and more.
Both products are shipping with the Iomega's latest LifeLine release 3.4, which delivers significant enhancements and new features like improved Active Directory Support, a more efficient EXT4 file system, added MySQL Server support and added video surveillance capabilities.
The new StorCenter px2-300d Network Storage is now shipping worldwide. The diskless model is $500, the 2TB model is $700, the 4TB model is $1,000, and the 6TB model is $1,200.
Iomega's StorCenter ix4-300d Network Storage is also available now. The diskless model is now available for $600, with populated versions available before the end of the year.