Iomega Extends NAS Family with New 2TB and 4TB ix4 Desktop Appliances

Four Clicks to EMC LifeLine Based Enterprise Technologies - Including Multiple Video Surveillance Camera feeds, RSA Security and Windows Active Directory Support SAN DIEGO , Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Iomega, an EMC company (NYSE: EMC) and a...


Four Clicks to EMC LifeLine Based Enterprise Technologies - Including Multiple Video Surveillance Camera feeds, RSA Security and Windows Active Directory Support

SAN DIEGO , Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Iomega, an EMC company (NYSE: EMC) and a global leader in data protection, today announced the latest addition to its network solutions portfolio with the worldwide launch of the new Iomega(R) StorCenter(TM) Pro ix4-100. Based on enterprise-class EMC(R) storage technologies, the StorCenter Pro ix4 NAS is up and running in just four mouse clicks, providing small businesses and remote offices with up to 4TB* of networked storage that easily integrates with existing infrastructure for expanded storage, file-sharing and backup of critical business data.

The StorCenter Pro ix4-100 is a four-drive NAS powered by the acclaimed EMC LifeLine(TM) software, a fully-developed Linux operating environment and suite of applications that protects your data and performs valuable business tasks above and beyond simple storage, all designed to make it easy to securely store, protect and serve up data when you need it and where you want it. EMC LifeLine software is designed for cross-platform computer support and has the added bonus of allowing for secure, downloadable feature upgrades.

The StorCenter Pro ix4-100 delivers fast data throughput, multiple RAID configurations, RSA(R) based enterprise security protection features, as well as a host of other benefits that make it an ideal networked solution for stand alone business entities and groups with up to 25 users. Additionally, no IT staff is required to manage the appliance.

"The new StorCenter Pro ix4-100 brings EMC's innovative world-class storage technologies to small businesses in an affordable and easily understandable way," said Jonathan Huberman , president of Iomega and the Consumer and Small Business Products Division of EMC. "The ix4 features the EMC LifeLine operating system and incorporates other EMC storage technologies used by the world's largest organizations. Add-in features such as a media server, hot-swappable drives, Bluetooth and video surveillance capabilities make the ix4 a versatile network storage solution for today's fast-moving small businesses and remote offices."

Small, Powerful and Versatile

The Iomega StorCenter Pro ix4-100 NAS has the small footprint of a compact desktop with either 2TB or 4TB capacities. The ix4 provides centralized storage to business users searching for the easiest and most technologically advanced way to share, secure and protect their most important data -- including work files, videos, photos, music files and other digital data.

With just four mouse clicks, the ix4 is ready to work with any computer on the network. Management of the ix4 is handled by a user friendly web interface, accessible in any of 11 supported languages. Users can access files from any networked Windows PC, Linux workstation or Macintosh computer for easy file-sharing, data backup and print-serving.

The ix4 can be configured with different levels of RAID support: RAID 5 (pre-configured) and RAID 10 (both with automatic RAID rebuild), as well as JBOD. The four drives in the ix4 are hot-swap SATA II hard drives that minimize downtime and allow for easy replacement.

With Gigabit Ethernet connectivity and a high-performance embedded architecture, the ix4 boosts small business productivity by making data readily accessible, yet secure, over a local network. The ix4 has four USB 2.0 ports for adding printers or additional storage capacity with external USB drives.

Additional Features of the StorCenter Pro ix4-100

The new ix4 offers an array of additional features that make it the most advanced, innovative and easy-to-use network storage device for small businesses today:

StorCenter Pro ix4 - Backup and Security Software for a Complete Solution

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