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Iomega announces Iomega StorCenter px2-300d and StorCenter ix4-300d

Posted at 18 October 2012 18:12 CEST by Jan Willem Aldershoff

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Iomega Corporation, a global leader in data protection, today announced the worldwide availability of the latest additions to Iomega’s award-winning lineup of network storage solutions: the new Iomega StorCenter px2-300d Network Storage, a high performance, Intel Atom powered double-drive desktop network storage device with up to 6TB of storage; and the new Iomega StorCenter ix4-300d Network Storage, the next generation of Iomega’s popular StorCenter ix Series of versatile and easy-to-use four-drive desktop network storage appliances.

Designed for advanced users, small offices, small to medium-sized businesses and distributed enterprise, Iomega’s new StorCenter px2-300d and StorCenter ix4-300d utilize EMC’s award-winning LifeLine operating system for cross-platform file-sharing with seamless integration of security and convenience features such as RAID data protection, hot-swappable hard drives (only with the px2-300d), virtualized environment support, multiple cloud options for offsite data storage, antivirus protection (Only on px2-300d), Active Directory integration, advanced media sharing features and more. Both products are shipping with the Iomega’s very 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.

Flexible Configurations for the New Iomega StorCenter px2-300d and StorCenter ix4-300d

In addition to fully populated options utilizing 1TB, 2TB and 3TB enterprise grade 7200 rpm hard drives for the px2-300d, and 1TB, 2TB and 3TB SATA II drives for the ix4-300d, both product lines also offer diskless models allowing users to use their own HDDs.  Iomega is qualifying 4TB drives for future models in both lines.

Core Capabilities of the New Iomega StorCenter px2-300d and StorCenter ix4-300d

Among the many standard features of these two new product lines:

  1. Built-in cloud technology with choice of EMC Atmos cloud connector, EMC Avamar data deduplication (StorCenter px2-300d models only), Mozy Pro, Amazon S3 and Iomega Personal Cloud technology.
  2. Iomega Personal Cloud allows for remote access and sharing via a web-based computing architecture that connects your StorCenter unit to other individuals and/or devices via the Internet.
  3. Advanced video surveillance storage and monitoring capabilities, including enhanced motion detection and alert notifications, as well as support for up to 16 cameras per each px2-300d and up to 8 cameras per each ix4-300d StorCenter NAS device.
  4. Advanced data replication features allow for easy protection of files to and from attached USB drives or any network share, including invited members of your Iomega Personal Cloud.
  5. Cloud disaster recovery using two StorCenter units in different locations.
  6. Automatic anti-virus scanning and cleaning using the included McAfee VirusScan Enterprise software. (StorCenter px2-300d models only)
  7. Compatible with virtualization environments: VMware, Microsoft Windows Server (Hyper-V) and Citrix XenServer certified.
  8. Encrypted volumes allow you to further protect and secure your data from unauthorized access. (StorCenter px2-300d models only)
  9. Supports PC, Mac and Linux computing environments.
  10. Iomega Link iOS client application for remote viewing and control from your smart device.
  11. Simplified backup with Time Machine support for Apple OS X users, Iomega QuikProtect for PC users.
  12. Enhanced Active Directory integration, including Trusted Domain support
  13. Built-in UPnP DLNA Certified Audio Video Media Server – stream content to a variety of media devices.
  14. Keep your customers and others up-to-date on your business by dropping your latest news files into convenient folders that automatically upload to your social media accounts, including Facebook, Flickr and YouTube.

Both the StorCenter px2-300d and ix4-300d can help protect your business with the integrated SecureMind Surveillance Manager video management software, which delivers multi-channel live monitoring, video recording, and fast video playback with multiple IP cameras (cameras not included). With the built-in storage capacity, the archiving and retention capabilities of Iomega’s new network storage products are exceptional for capturing and storing surveillance video. Each StorCenter px2-300d and ix4-300d includes one camera license free of charge.

Additionally, The StorCenter px2-300d is the only network storage product in its class to support the McAfee VirusScan Enterprise product. McAfee Virus Scan enterprise features built-in, real-time on-access and automatic antivirus scanning and cleaning using the McAfee scanning engine. This is a full implementation of McAfee VirusScan Enterprise, with the familiar McAfee user interface and product features. The StorCenter px2-300d includes a subscription to McAfee VirusScan enterprise at no extra charge.

Availability and Warranty

The new Iomega StorCenter px2-300d Network Storage is now shipping worldwide. The diskless model is $499.99, the 2TB model is $699.99, the 4TB model is $999.99, and the 6TB model is $1,199.99.

The New Iomega StorCenter ix4-300d Network Storage is also shipping worldwide. The diskless model is now available for $599.99. The following storage capacity versions of the new StorCenter ix4-300d will be available shortly: the 4TB model will be $749.99, the 8TB will be $949.99, and the 12TB model will be $1,299.99.

All pricing is U.S. suggested retail.

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