WD Delivers New Line Of Network Storage Servers For Small To Medium Businesses
Bangalore: Western Digital, that provides digital storage solutions, has launched its WD Sentinel DX4000 a complete network storage solution designed specifically to meet the demands of today's small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs).
WD Sentinel DX4000 includes the Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials operating system software and the Intel D525 dual-core Atom CPU. The WD Sentinel DX4000 is centralized shared storage and automatic server-based backup and restore solution, for up to 25 devices (PC and Mac) in a network. It offers complete data protection with built-in hardware and software redundancy for all of the connected devices in the network. With capacities including 4TB, 6TB, 8TB, and 12TB, the WD Sentinel DX4000 lets small business owners expand small office server storage capacity as their business and storage demands grow. In addition, the WD Sentinel DX4000 small office storage server acts as the "on-premise cloud storage" for the SMB.
“The WD Sentinel is a one stop solution for the storage, backup and secure remote access needs of any SMB,” said Khalid Wani, WD’s sales director of branded business for India, Middle East and Africa. “The ability to have on-premise, as well as secure remote access to a centralized storage server provides small businesses the agility needed for today's mobile lifestyle. WD is providing SMBs with a plug-and-play solution that offers complete data storage and protection without the need for maintenance by full-time IT personnel.”
Whether personal or professional, digital content is invaluable and often irreplaceable if lost or compromised. WD Sentinel small office storage server provides several ways for businesses to protect their information without user intervention. WD Sentinel comes preconfigured with enterprise-class drives, RAID storage protection, built-in server based backup and recovery software, redundant networking ports and a redundant power option.
Software included with WD Sentinel provides business owners and their employees the freedom and flexibility to remotely access and share files with external employees, independent consultants and satellite offices anywhere in the world.
Five Levels of Data Protection
WD Sentinel DX4000 provides five levels of data protection for every device on the small office network and is supported by WD Guardian Services.
1. The Drives Inside: Pre-configured with WD's award-winning enterprise-class drives for durability and reliability.
2. RAID: Featuring levels 1 and 5 for data protection and performance.
3. Daily Backup: Automatic backup and recovery software provides daily full system backups for up to 25 devices on your network. Simply set it and forget it.
4. Redundant Network Connectivity: Dual Gigabit Ethernet configured in Adaptive Fault Tolerance (AFT) automatically switches to second network port in the event of a network failure.
5. Optional Disaster Recovery Protection: Connect to the small business cloud provided by optional disaster recovery software and store your data offsite for disaster recovery.
WD Sentinel is compatible with a variety of operating systems (OS) including Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7. In addition, WD Sentinel is compatible with Mac OS X Leopard and Snow Leopard for file sharing among Windows, Mac and Unix/Linux operating systems and allows businesses to share files with clients, consultants, and inter-office personnel regardless of the OS used.