Netgear announces industries first 6 bay
small form factor Network Attached Storage Solution.
ReadyNAS Pro Gigabit Desktop Storage Products Enable SMBs to
Store, Protect and Share Critical Data, Providing up to 6TB of Storage and a
Robust Feature Set that Delivers High-Availability, Ease-of-Use,
Expandability, and Serviceability.
NETGEAR, Inc a worldwide provider of technologically advanced, branded networking
solutions, today announced the launch of the industry's first six-bay small form
factor desktop network attached storage (NAS) solution. NETGEAR's ReadyNAS(TM) Pro 1.5TB Gigabit Desktop Storage
(RNDP6350), ReadyNAS Pro 3TB Gigabit Desktop Storage (RNDP6310) and ReadyNAS
Pro 6TB Gigabit Desktop Storage (RNDP6610) broaden the ReadyNAS product family to deliver class-leading performance, high availability, ease-of-use,
expandability, and serviceability to small and medium businesses to provide
centralized network storage for up to 200 users.
Cost-effective, easy-to-manage and quick-to-deploy, the
Pro provides up to 6TB of network attached storage enabling users across the
LAN or WAN to store, backup and share digital data from a combination of
Windows, Macintosh and Linux platforms. ReadyNAS Pro, the newest and most
powerful member of the award-winning
ReadyNAS product family, supports RAID
0, 1, 5, 6, and auto-expandable X-RAID2 to provide robust data protection
against single disk failure. To ensure high availability to stored data, the
ReadyNAS Pro features dual redundant Gigabit Ethernet ports for failover
"Growing small and medium businesses face unique challenges
when it comes
to storing and protecting critical data," stated Sam Feng, NETGEAR's Director
of Product Marketing for Networked Storage. "An increasing number of growing
SMBs are realizing the need for a powerful storage solution that enables them
to centrally store, protect and share vast amounts of critical business data
across a variety of different platforms. The ReadyNAS Pro is designed with
the needs of the growing SMB in mind. This powerful all-in-one NAS device
delivers the critical combination of value, performance and features that
makes it an ideal, scalable networked storage solution for growing companies."
NETGEAR ReadyNAS Pro Gigabit Desktop Network Storage
small and medium businesses with an easy-to-use, high-performance network
attached storage solution to store and protect critical data. Housed in a
compact desktop form factor, the ReadyNAS Pro products support up to six
SATA I or SATA II hard drives via six lockable, hot-swappable disk trays.
Three USB 2.0 ports enable the connection of USB drives or printers.
ReadyNAS Pro provides robust data protection and
failsafe features that include dual redundant Gigabit Ethernet ports and
support for RAID 0, 1, 5, RAID 5 plus hot spare, RAID 6, and NETGEAR's
proprietary X-RAID2 for automatic volume expansion. In addition to a Web
based graphical user interface (GUI) and setup wizard for ease-of-use and
setup, ReadyNAS Pro features an LCD display that provides quick and intuitive
system status readings and incorporates an active system monitoring capability
which continually monitors the entire system for abnormal situations or part
failures and e-mails system alerts to the network administrator.
The NETGEAR ReadyNAS Pro is backed by a 5-year hardware
warranty and will be available in Q4 2008.
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