NETGEAR’s 2U ReadyNAS Devices Provide Continuous Data Protection, Cloud Replication

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NETGEAR said that it has added new 2U devices to its ReadyNAS group of products--ReadyNAS 3220 and ReadyNAS 4220, powerful new additions to

the ReadyNAS product family. The new devices are latest NAS products to run on the ReadyNAS OS, introduced in March 2013, that delivers storage with enterprise features to SMBs. Available for the first time in 2U rackmount form with 12-bay capacity, the new ReadyNAS 3220 and 4220 enable easy storage for businesses supporting up to 500 concurrent users.ReadyNAS 3220 and 4220 feature a new interface and the ReadyCLOUD web portal for full file management from any browser. Moreover, the newest members of the portfolio are the highest performing ReadyNAS solutions available and support 10GbE infrastructures, boast the latest in performance capability, and include innovative technologies such as unlimited snapshots and cloud-managed replication for dramatically reducing any possibility of data loss. Each device is virtualization-ready with iSCSI support, thin provisioning capability, and certification for interoperability with VMware and Microsoft.

Every NAS device in the ReadyNAS product family supports SATA and SSD drives. In addition, each ReadyNAS features advanced on-box data protection in the form of unlimited snapshot capability, cloud-managed replication, and X-RAID2 automatic volume expansion. Finally, each unit showcases native encryption, enabling prosumer and business users to securely share, store, and protect sensitive data across their network.

NETGEAR ReadyNAS 3220 and 4220 are now available worldwide through authorized NETGEAR PowerSHIFT channel partners and a variety of e-commerce sites, at the following US pricing:

· ReadyNAS 3220 at a list price of $5,900.

· ReadyNAS 4220S at a list price of $7,800.

· ReadyNAS 4220X at a list price of $7,900.