With so many companies relying on computers to store business-critical information it becomes paramount that this data is stored securely and backed up regularly .Seagate has made it easy for small, medium, and large businesses to do this with the release of the BlackArmor external NAS storage solution. There are two new products in the BlackArmor range called the NAS 440 and 420 which offer up to 8TB of storage space.
Seagate is a World leader in providing storage solutions to businesses of all sizes, and although Seagate products can be more expensive than their competitors they do offer reliability unmatched by their rivals.
Seagate BlackArmor NAS Features:
Ease of Use: Self-contained, out-of-the box solutions with on-board LCD Screen, displaying settings and status information including event alerts and intuitive management utility for easy configuration and data access;
Protection: Delivers continuous and automatic backup of business-critical data on up to 50 networked computers(1) with full-system backup and RAID options to help provide data protection and redundancy;
Security: Individual file to entire volume encryption with intuitive software management for access control at file and folder level with password protection and encryption; included bare metal restore and recovery CD to protect against hardware failure.
Flexibility: Offers the ability to scale from two to four drive configuration with two, four, six and eight terabytes of storage so companies can pick the right solution to meet their business requirements;
Accessibility: When away from the office, customers can access and share business content securely from the road with an Internet browser without any extra installs or software. Companies can invite colleagues and clients to access select files and folders without needing an FTP site, while keeping their firewall intact and maintaining the security of their network;
Continuity: Designed with hot swappable, user-serviceable drives and RAID options to enhance performance and scalability, the BlackArmor 440 and 420 network storage servers help ensure business continuity. The four USB ports can be can be used to attach external USB drives for offsite rotation in order to guard against the consequences of natural disasters; BlackArmor network storage servers also ship with an external power supply and user-serviceable fan to cover foreseeable failure points and thus minimize downtime.
Investment Protection: Each customer’s purchase has a three-year limited warranty and the peace of mind of knowing their business is backed by a storage industry leader.
Each of the systems, i.e. the BlackArmor 440 and 420 have LCD screens which provide information on the status of the device, i.e. storage space left, backup information (up to 50 computers can be attached to the device for automatic backups).
Seagate BlackArmor NAS 440 and BlackArmor NAS 420 network servers support Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later.
The BlackArmor 420 will be available for $799 with 2TB storage space (with two empty bays for adding more drives later), whereas the BlackArmor 440 is available with up to 8GB storage space for $1,999,99.