Netgear has introduced new ReadyNAS 3220 and ReadyNAS 4220 – the flagship models of networked storage systems with 12-bay rack-mountable 2U form factor.
Devices running the operating system ReadyNAS OS 6, which provides data storage for companies with small and medium-sized enterprise networks, in which up to 500 concurrent users.
12-bay ReadyNAS 4220 – a system in a 2U form factor for placement in the rack data center that supports 50 to 500 concurrent users. ReadyNAS 4220 is designed for companies that need to provide a backup of large volumes of data on physical or virtual machines, servers, and databases. This model is available in two versions, each of which is equipped with a four-port Gigabit Ethernet. Ready NAS 4220S model has a two-port SFP + 10G, and ReadyNAS 4220X – two-port 10GBase-T 10G. NETGEAR ReadyNAS 4220 delivers in two configurations – diskless or populated with drives.
12-bay ReadyNAS 3220 – a system in a 2U form factor for rack small data centers, which is suitable to supporting from 26 to 250 concurrent users.
These models are the most powerful of the decisions issued today ReadyNAS. They maintain network infrastructure 10GbE, provide a high level of performance and apply a set of innovative technologies, including: unlimited number of snapshots (snapshots), replication is controlled from the cloud to eliminate even the slightest risk of data loss, the automatic volume expansion using the X-RAID2 and restore data at the specified time (point-in-time). Both products are compatible with leading backup software packages. Both NAS are ready to work in a virtualized infrastructure with support for iSCSI, the implementation of the Dynamic allocation of capacity (thin provisioning) and certification for compatibility with VMware hypervisor and Microsoft. Each NAS device in a new family of products ReadyNAS supports SATA hard drives and solid state SSD-drives.
NETGEAR 12-bay ReadyNAS 4220 and 3220 are available at the following US pricing:
ReadyNAS 4220X – $7,900
ReadyNAS 4220S – $7,800
ReadyNAS 3220 – $5,900
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Netgear ReadyNAS 3220 and Netgear ReadyNAS 4220: Press Release