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Iomega StorCenter ix2-dl 2 Bay Diskless Network Storage Array

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Product Highlights
  • Gigabit Ethernet Connectivity
  • iSCSI Block-Level Access
  • Iomega Link iOS Application
  • Active Directory Support
  • RAID 1 & JBOD
  • UPS Support
  • SMART Hard Drive Monitor
  • UPnP DLNA Certified
  • Iomega Personal Cloud Technology
  • Mac, Windows & Linux Compatibility

The StorCenter ix2-dl 2 Bay Diskless Network Storage Array from Iomega is a compact desktop network storage device, perfect for small businesses, home offices or advanced home networks. It offers content sharing, data protection and basic video surveillance capabilities. The Diskless Network Storage Array utilizes the acclaimed EMC LifeLine software, a fully-developed Linux operating environment that incorporates select EMC world class storage technologies typically available only for enterprise-level customers.

Gigabit Ethernet Connectivity
The StorCenter ix2-dl Network Storage Array features Gigabit Ethernet connectivity with Jumbo frame support and high performance embedded architecture.
iSCSI Target
iSCSI target provides block-level access for the most efficient storage utilization, especially for backup, database and email application performance. It can be used in parallel with file-level storage access via CIFS/NFS.
Ease of Use
The Network Storage Array features easy three step setup. Simply plug the Array into your router, power on and download the integrated Iomega Storage Manager and QuikProtect backup software. It has a user friendly web-based management interface that is accessible in 16 supported languages.
Simple Content Sharing
• The StorCenter ix2-dl Network Storage Array allows you to access files from any networked Windows, Apple or Linux computer for easy file sharing.
• You can easily share content with friends and family, when away from home, using the exclusive Iomega Personal Cloud technology. Your invited guests will have access to read and write files and folders on your network drive, eliminating the need to email file attachments.
• Iomega Link iOS Application: Iomega Link gives a direct link to your StorCenter device via iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. It provides the ability to upload, download, browse and stream content on your Network Storage Array using Iomega Link mobile app.*
• Built-in Photo Slide Show Sharing Feature: This feature enables you to easily select and share your digital pictures on the web.
• Easy File Distribution: You can simply drop files into a designated distribution folder and all of those on the distribution list automatically get an email with either the files attached or a link to download the files. 1
Active Directory Support
Active Directory Support functions as a client member in an Active Directory domain allowing the StorCenter ix2 Array to utilize the domain users and groups.
Data Replication/Device to Device Data Copy Jobs
• You can easily copy files to and from attached USB drives or any network share, including Iomega Personal Cloud locations using the rsync or CIFS protocol.
• You can define your copy job to synchronize files to and from connected drives or any other shared storage on your network.
• It allows you to schedule jobs to run on a predetermined schedule.
Expandability
You can add storage capacity by connecting external USB hard disk drives to the Network Storage Array. It supports read/ write on Fat32, NTFS, ext2/ext3, or HFS+ formatted drives.
Application Manager
The StorCenter ix2-dl Network Storage Array allows third party applications to be installed using the embedded application manager.
Data Organization and Access
Windows DFS organizes files and folders on a network, such that they appear to be all in one directory tree on a single StorCenter system, even if the folders reside on many devices in different locations. Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) enables viewing, adding or deleting files on a StorCenter from the web, via HTTP or HTTPS for added security.
Power Savings
The automatic hard drive spin-down feature assures the most efficient (minimal) power consumption.
Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Support
UPS support enables unattended system shutdown via USB port without data loss in case of a power failure.
System Status
It is a consolidated resource on space utilization, device information and status. Additionally, you can manage controls such as device restart from here.
SMART Hard Drive Monitor
It continuously monitors and reports the status of all drives present in the Network Storage Array.
Reporting
Email alerts and event logging provide up-to-the minute updates on the status of your device even when you are away from your computer. SNMP agent monitoring helps administrators centrally manage the StorCenter ix2-dl Array.
Data Protection Software
You can download Iomega's QuikProtect backup software for your data protection.
Software Compatibility
The Network Storage Array is compatible with today's most common backup software, web browsers, media devices and computers.

Benefits

Video Surveillance Camera
• The StorCenter Network Storage Array features built-in support for up to 5 universal plug and play (UPnP) network cameras by Axis, Bosch and Panasonic to capture and store video without the need of a dedicated PC support for high-definition and configurable resolution and frame rate settings.
• Software Available for Download:
- Axis Video Hosting Solution (AVHS) software for local to hosted cloud video storage and management.
- MindTree SecureMind VSMS software*. 2
Multimedia
• The UPnP DLNA certified, built-in audio video media server, provides the ability to stream photos, audio content and videos to a variety of media devices, such as game consoles (Microsoft Xbox 360, Sony PlayStation 3), audio bridges, iTunes players, picture frames, Iomega ScreenPlay products and more.
• You can create shared iTunes libraries that can provide you a central location for your music.
• Easy Social Media Sharing: It provides convenient folders that automatically integrate with your social media accounts. Multiple accounts will not be a problem; you will just need to create a separate folder for each account.
- Facebook: Files dropped into your Facebook folder are automatically uploaded to your Facebook page.
- Flickr: Files dropped into your Flickr folder are automatically added to the designated Flickr photo album.
- YouTube: Videos dropped into your YouTube folder are automatically uploaded to your YouTube channel.
Torrent Download Manager
The StorCenter ix2-dl Network Storage Array manages peer-to-peer file transfers without the need of a dedicated PC.
Digital Photography Tools
• Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP): It automatically transfers photos from digital cameras via the USB port.
• Photo Resize: This tool resizes photos to a specified resolution automatically.
• Watermark: You can automatically add a watermark of your choice to photos as they are re-sized.
• Bluetooth Upload*: It allows you to upload contacts, photos and more from a cell phone, pocket PC or BlackBerry phone. 3
Powerful Backup Functionality
• The Network Storage Array features full system backup with Iomega QuikProtect for PC.
• Time Machine Support: It allows Apple users to easily backup any Mac computer running OS X (10.5 or later) using Time Machine.
• Iomega Personal Cloud Backup: You can synchronize data between personal cloud member systems and the ix2-dl Network Storage Array.
• Public Cloud Backup: You can use one of the integrated third party cloud-based storage services such as Amazon S3 or MozyConnect Beta to replicate data from your Network Storage Array to your public cloud account.
• Cloud Disaster Recovery: You can utilize two StorCenter ix2-dl devices in different locations and the Iomega Personal Cloud function to create your own disaster recovery scheme.
• EMC Atmos Cloud Connector: The Atmos Connector software allows you to backup and share data using Iomega devices as the source and Atmos cloud technology as the target. Enabled by Iomega's integrated copy job utility, you can set up cloud folders and configure jobs to automatically copy data to any Atmos cloud.
Total Data Protection
• Native Security Support: Native Security Support is provided with robust username and password authorized access. You can create additional users and secure their content with password protection.
• User Quotas: You can easily manage capacity by setting maximum limits per user.
• RSA BSAFE Technology: The RSA BSAFE Technology protects installs and upgrades.
Virtualization
The StorCenter ix2-dl Network Storage Array is certified for Citrix XenServer 5.6, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2 and VMware vSphere 5.0 which makes it the most cost-effective solution for server virtualization.

Iomega Personal Cloud Features

Synchronization
Around the globe sync files directly between computers as though they were on a local network.
Collaboration
You can easily set up a shared workspace so that local and remote users can view and edit documents such as spreadsheets, presentations and word processing documents. This is especially useful for helping geographically dispersed workers to collaborate.
Sharing
Iomega's Personal Cloud offers functionality that makes it easy for you to securely copy and transfer large or confidential files.
Security
Allows you to choose who has access to what data by invitation only. You can choose from three levels of security when sending data over a public network. At many smaller companies, locally stored files are at risk from theft, fire, software problems and hardware failure. Cloud storage offers built-in redundancy at every level: hard drive, server and datacenter.
Low Maintenance
Once the system is set you need to manage only user accounts. The maintenance of array and monitoring the health of your data storage is not required.
Archiving
Archiving older files to a remote StorCenter frees up space on your primary StorCenter device for day-to-day business needs. This saves your money as the need for increasing the capacity of primary storage is not required.
Backup
It is always beneficial to keep a second copy of your data in an offsite location to ensure availability in the event of an unforeseen disaster. Remote backups can run in the background after business hours to eliminate network bottlenecks.
Form Factor Desktop
Processor Marvell 3282 CPU at 1.6 GHz with 256 MB DDR3 DRAM
RAID Support RAID 1 (mirror) with automatic RAID rebuild and JBOD
Ports 1x RJ45 10/100/1000 Mbps (GbE) Ethernet port
1x USB 2.0 port (to connect external HDD, printers, UPS, Bluetooth dongle)
LAN Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
Network File Protocols Supported CIFS/SMB/Rally (Microsoft), NFS (Linux/UNIX), AFP/Bonjour (Apple), FTP, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, WebDAV, Windows DFS, SNMP
AC Voltage 100 - 240 V AC
Power Consumption 5 W (minimum) - 19 W (maximum)
Acoustic Noise 28 dB maximum
Languages User interface localized for English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Arabic, Hebrew, Turkish, Swedish and Polish
Qualified Hard Drives Seagate 7200 Grenada 1 TB, Model ST1000DM003
Seagate 7200 Grenada 2 TB, Model ST2000DM001
Seagate 7200 Grenada 3 TB, Model ST3000DM001
Hitachi 5400 rpm CoolSpin (Jupiter) 1 TB, Model HDS5C1010CLA382
Hitachi 5400 rpm CoolSpin (Mariner) 2 TB, Model HDS5C3020ALA632
Hitachi 5400 rpm CoolSpin (Mars-K) 3 TB, Model HDS5C3030ALA630
Operating System EMC LifeLine - A fully developed Linux operating environment and suite of applications
System Requirements PC Users:
Pentium 300 MHz processor or higher
Must meet minimum RAM requirements for your operating system
Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 (all versions - exclusive of XP 64-bit for Personal Cloud)
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0, Firefox 3.x
CD or DVD drive to install software
Available 10/100/1000 Mbps network Ethernet port (required)
DHCP-configured network (recommended)
Network hub, switch or router (recommended)

Mac Users:
Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.7
Apple Safari 3.0 browser or higher
CD or DVD drive to install software
Must meet minimum RAM requirements for your operating system
Available 10/100/1000 Mbps network Ethernet port (required)
DHCP-configured network (recommended)
Network hub, switch or router (recommended)

Linux Users:
Supported Linux Distributions: RedHat Enterprise Linux 4/5 Desktop/Workstation, Ubuntu 7.10-10.10, Fedora 7/8, FedoraCore 5/6, OpenSUSE 10.3-11.3, Debian 4
Network adapter 10/100/1000 Ethernet
DHCP-configured network (recommended)
Network hub, switch or router (recommended)

Personal Cloud* and Remote Access Requirements:
Internet connection
UPnP compatible router or administrative rights to port forward
To implement Personal Cloud, the user must have the ability to expose a specific port to the Internet
Recommended minimum sustained connection speeds for a good Personal Cloud experience
- Download: 2.5 Mbps
- Upload: 500 Kbps 1
Please Note:

*Personal Cloud is not compatible with Active Directory and XP 64-bit

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Dimensions (W x L x H) 3.91 x 7.94 x 5.85" (9.93 x 20.17 x 14.86 cm)
Weight 5.5 lb (2.49 kg)
Iomega StorCenter ix2-dl 2 Bay Diskless Network Storage Array
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Power Supply
  • Solution CD
    - StorCenter Manager Software
    - User Help Documentation
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • 3 Year Limited Warranty
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