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General

Manufacturer Apple Buffalo Technology
Model MD032LL/A CS-WX1.0/1D
Lowest Price $299.99 Compare Apple MD032LL/A prices $119.99 Compare Buffalo Technology CS-WX1.0/1D prices
Warranty 1 year limited 1 year limited

Ports

RJ45 Ports 1 x 10/100/1000M 1 x 10/100/1000M
USB Ports 2 x USB2.0 1 x USB2.0
eSATA Ports No No
Other Ports 1 x PCIe 1 VGA (recovery only)

Storage

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

Features

Automatic backup with Time Machine.

Easy wireless networking.
Connect your DSL or cable modem to Time Capsule, then quickly set it up with the easy-to-use AirPort Utility, which is available as download for both Mac OS X and Windows. In minutes, you and up to 50 others can use your Mac computers or PCs to surf the web, stream video, share photos and more — without wires.

Simultaneous dual-band Wi-Fi.
For maximum range and compatibility, Time Capsule works simultaneously on both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, allowing all the devices on the network to use the most efficient band automatically. It uses the latest 802.11n wireless technology, so you can enjoy up to five times the Wi-Fi performance and up to twice the range of 802.11g wireless networks.

Guest networking.
Set up a separate Wi-Fi network with a separate password for your visitors. Simply enable the guest networking feature, and your guests can use the Internet but can\'t access other parts of your private network, such as your computers, printers and attached hard drives.

Wireless drive sharing.
Time Capsule also works great as a wireless hard drive, whether you have a Mac or a PC. It sets up in a snap, giving you a networked hard drive you can use for storing and sharing all kinds of files. If you’re a MobileMe member using a Mac with Mac OS X Leopard or Snow Leopard, you can even access the files on the drive over the Internet.

Print without wires.
Print documents, photos and more from any room in your home or office to a central printer connected to Time Capsule via USB. (See system requirements.)

Strong security and access controls.
Protect yourself with the built-in firewall and industry-standard encryption technologies including WPA/WPA2 and 128-bit WEP.

Works with iPad, iPhone, Apple TV and more.
Time Capsule works with Mac computers, PCs, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Apple TV and virtually all 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi wireless devices — all at the same time.
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 9.06" x 6.26" x 4.53" 8.1" x 5" x 3.4"
Weight 11.46 lbs. lbs 5.1 lbs. lbs
Form Factor Desktop 2-Bay

Networking

Data Link Protocol
Network Interface Controller Ethernet 1000 Mb-s
DLNA Certified No No

Hardware

Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
Supported Protocols Transport Protocols : TCP/IP/Appletalk
File Protocols : SMB/CIFS, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, NFS v3, AFP
TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPS, NTP
Processor Intel Atom single-core processor Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3GHz CPU
Memory 1GB DDR3 SODIMM RAM 2GB DDR2 Memory
RAID RAID 0, 1 and JBOD 1, JBOD
LEDs Power(Blue)
System Status : Busy (FW Upgrade)(Orange)
HDD1-7 Activity/Fail(Green/Red)
WAN (Link : Green; Activity : Green)
LAN (Link :
Status, LAN, USB, eSATA, HDD
Power Power Consumption*: 35W (with 2 x 2 TB)
Power Supply (Electrical): External 60W; AC Input 100-240
External AC 100-240V 50/60 Hz
Temperature 0°C - 40 °C 5°C - 35 °C
Humidity 20-80% Humidity (non-condensing) 20-80% Humidity (non-condensing)

Software

Operating System Windows 7/2000/XP/2003/Vista
UNIX/Linux
Mac OS 9 / X
Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit) / Vista (32-bit/64-bit) / XP / 2000, Windows 2000/2003/2008 Server, Mac OS 10.3.9 or higher
Management System Management:
Performance options
Device status
Email alerts and event logs
SNMP
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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