Iomega launches rack mount solution for SMBs
EMC-based NAS unit scalable to 4TB
Storage specialist Iomega this week announced the worldwide availability of the new Iomega StorCenter px12-400r Network Storage Array, a rack mount unit that uses EMC storage technologies at price points targeted at small and medium business, remote office/branch office installations and distributed enterprises.
The StorCenter px12-400r combines extremely high data throughput with quad-Gigabit Ethernet connectivity and an Intel Core i3 Processor in storage configurations ranging from a diskless model that allows users to add their own hard drives, to models that incorporate 1TB, 2TB, 3TB and 4TB Server Class hard drives.
Additionally, the StorCenter px12-400r utilises the latest version of EMC LifeLine software, an proprietary OS for Iomega NAS devices.
Among the functions incorporated into the new StorCenter px12-400r Network Storage Array are deduplication, VDI, database and storage-based applications. Emerging applications include video management systems (VMS) for surveillance and McAfee VirusScan Enterprise running natively on the storage.
"The launch of the new StorCenter px12-400r continues Iomega's expansion of its high performance PX series NAS product line that now includes multiple storage array and desktop models to meet the advanced data storage needs of small businesses up to remote enterprise locations," said Mike Nikzad, chief operating officer, Iomega Corporation.
"Built with scalable Server Class storage and performance capabilities at the top of its class, the StorCenter px12-400r is designed to locally store, protect and share business data as well as encompassing cloud and virtualisation storage capabilities that give today's savvy business users a breadth of options for current and future storage and application growth opportunities."
The new Iomega StorCenter px12-400r Network Storage Array is now available worldwide. The product is available in a range of configurations, from a diskless HDD model up to 48TB of storage capacity. All product configurations include Server Class SATA HDDs (except for the diskless model).