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General

Manufacturer LevelOne iomega
Model GNS-2000 34656
Lowest Price $170.85 Compare LevelOne GNS-2000 prices $4,236.99 Compare iomega 34656 prices
Warranty 1 year limited

Ports

RJ45 Ports 4 x 10/100/1000M
USB Ports 3 x USB2.0
eSATA Ports No No
Other Ports 1 VGA (recovery only)

Storage

Drive Bays 2 12
Hard Disk Interface Serial ATA 12 x SATA
Hard Disk Size Diskless 4TB (4x1TB pre-install, maximum 24TB)
Rotational Speed 7200RPM

Features

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Sophisticated Networking: Ethernet port bonding for load balancing, high performance bandwidth aggregation or failover; Virtual LAN (VLAN) capability simplifies management and operation by enabling devices to be logically, but not physically in the same subnet.

iSCSI Support: Provides block-level access for the most efficient storage utilization, especially for database and email application performance.

Active Directory Support: Allows the domain users and groups to authenticate to the Active Directory service to access the StorCenter ix12.

Email Alerts: If the device detects a problem, an email alert is sent to one or more email addresses.

Remote Access: Connect from anywhere on the Internet to access content or manage the device.

System Dashboard: Provides a one-stop summary for status information on space utilization, device, peripheral, and backup status.

VMware Certified: HCL certified NAS (NFS) and iSCSI storage for VMware ESX (vSphere).

Microsoft Window Server Certified: Windows Server Catalog certified iSCSI storage for Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Citirx Certified: HCL certified NAS (NFS) and iSCSI storage for Citrix XenServer.

Replication: The StorCenter ix12 supports device-to-device (D2D) asynchronous replication based on the end-user determined policy. Replication uses the secure rsync, rsync, or remote CIFS protocols.

Security Camera: Connect Axis and/or Panasonic network security cameras and the StorCenter ix12 captures and stores video without the need of a dedicated PC.

Total Data Protection:
- Multiple network interface cards (NICs) can be configured for I/O failover
- Robust username and password authorized access or integration with Microsoft Active Directory Service
- Configure with RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10 to assure data integrity if a drive fails.
- RSA BSAFE technology protects installs and upgrades.

Software Included: Iomega StorCenter Manager

UPS Support

Form Factor

Dimensions 10.5" x 9.3" x 5.09" 25.98" x 16.93" x 3.46"
Weight 2.04 lbs 43 lbs. lbs
Form Factor 3.5" 2U

Networking

Data Link Protocol Ethernet
Network Interface Controller
DLNA Certified No No

Hardware

Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
Supported Protocols Network File Protocols Supported:
Microsoft (CIFS/SMB/Rally) FTP
Linux/UNIX (NFS) HTTP
Apple AFP/Bonjour support SNMP
Windows DFS WebDAV
VLAN tagging
Processor Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3GHz CPU
Memory 2GB DDR2 Memory
RAID On-disk data protection and organization configurable as RAID 0, 1, 5, 6 and 10. Automatic RAID rebuild and hot swap drives.
Storage Pools group drives of like size and RAID protection together to simplify management.
LEDs Status, LAN, USB, eSATA, HDD
Power Power Consumption
- Max: 200W
- Min: 110W (drives spun down)

AC Voltage 100-240 VAC, 50
Temperature 5°C - 35 °C
Humidity 5-95% R.H

Software

Operating System Windows Supported Clients
- Windows 2000 onward
- Mac OS X 10.3 onward
- Ubuntu 9.04 onward

Supported Mobile Devices (Photo Station, File Station)
- iPhone OS 2.2.1 onward
- Android OS 1.5 onward
- Windows Mobile (IE Mobile or Opera 9.0 onward)
- Symbian OS 9.1, S60 3rd Edition onward
Management Volume Management
- Synology Hybrid RAID
- Max iSCSI Target:32
- Max iSCSI LUN:256
- Volume Type: Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 5+Spare, RAID 6, RAID 10
- RAID Migration: from Basic to RAID 1, Basic to RAID 5, Basic to RAID 5+Spare, RAID 1 to RAID 5, RAID 1 to RAID 5+Spare, RAID 5 to RAID 5+Spare, RAID 5 to RAID 6
- Expand RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 5+Spare or RAID 6 with Larger Hard Drives
- Expand RAID 5, RAID 5+Spare or RAID 6 by Adding a Hard Drive On The Fly
- Synology DX510 Support

File Sharing Capability
- Max User Account: 2048
- Max Group: 256
- Max Shared Folder: 256
- Max Concurrent Connections (CIFS, FTP, AFP): 512

Windows Access Control List (ACL) Support

Windows ADS Domain Integration
- Domain Users login via CIFS/AFP/FTP/File Station

Backup Solutions
- Network Backup
- Local Backup
- Time Backup
- Desktop Backup (using Synology Data Replicator 3 or Apple Time Machine backup application)
- 3rd-Party Backup Support

Security
- FTP over SSL/TLS
- IP Auto-Block
- Firewall
- Encrypted Network Backup over rsync
- HTTPS Connection

Management
- DSM Upgrade
- Email Notification
- SMS Notification
- Customized User Quota
- DDNS Support
- PPPoE
- Resource Monitor
- UPS Management
- Multiple Scheduled Power On/Off
- Custom Management UI HTTP/HTTPS Ports

HDD Management
- HDD Hibernation
- S.M.A.R.T.
- Dynamic Bad Sector Mapping

Utilities
- Synology Assistant
- Synology Download Redirector
- Synology Data Replicator

Supported Browsers
- Chrome 5
- Internet Explorer 7 and 8
- Firefox 3.5 and 3.6
- Safari 4 and 5 (Mac)

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