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General

Manufacturer Apple Cisco
Model MD032LL/A NSS326D12-k9
Lowest Price $299.99 Compare Apple MD032LL/A prices $3,779.99 Compare Cisco NSS326D12-k9 prices
Warranty 1 year limited 3 years limited

Ports

RJ45 Ports 1 x 10/100/1000M 2 x 10/100/1000M
USB Ports 2 x USB2.0 5 x USB2.0
eSATA Ports No Yes
Other Ports 1 x PCIe 1 VGA (recovery only)

Storage

Drive Bays 2 6
Hard Disk Interface 2 x SATA 6 x SATA
Hard Disk Size 2TB 12TB (6x2TB)
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.
Cisco Smart Storage combines class-leading performance with affordability and ease of use.

It can be set up in minutes, and is easy to configure and manage with a straightforward, browser-based interface.

Built-in and add-on applications extend usage beyond storage, giving you more for your money.

To protect your investment, Cisco Small Business Pro Service is available, offering you afforable 3-year peace-of-mind coverage.

File System
- Internal: EXT3, EXT4
- External EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32

Networking
- TCP/IP IPv4 & IPv6 Dual Stack
- Dual Gigabit Ethernet with Jumbo Frame
- Multi-IP Setting, Port Trunking, Failover, 802.3ad
- DHCP Client, DHCP Server
- UPnP & Bonjour Discovery

AES 256-bit volume based data encryption

Support for PKG applications

DLNA 1.5 Certified

Real time & background photo transcoding

Supports UPnP & DLNA Media players such as Game consoles (PlayStation3, PSP, Xbox 360), Media Adapters, Mobile Devices (e.g. iphone/iPod Touch/iPad with UPnP/DLNA Application)

Supported formats: video (asf, flv, f1v, f4v, mp4, mpeg), audio (mp3, wav), picture (bmp, gif, jpg, png)

Form Factor

Dimensions 9.06" x 6.26" x 4.53" 6.89"(H) x 10.12"(W) x 9.25"(D)
Weight 11.46 lbs. lbs 11.46 lbs. lbs
Form Factor Desktop 6 Bay

Networking

Data Link Protocol
Network Interface Controller
DLNA Certified No Yes

Hardware

Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Supported Protocols Transport Protocols : TCP/IP/Appletalk
File Protocols : SMB/CIFS, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, NFS v3, AFP
CIFS/SMB, AFP, NFS, FTP, FTPS (explicit), HTTP, HTTPS, Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP, SMSC
Processor Intel Atom single-core processor Intel Atom D510 1.66GHz (Dual Core)
Memory 1GB DDR3 SODIMM RAM RAM: 1GB DDR II
Flash: 512MB
RAID RAID 0, 1 and JBOD Single disk, JBOD, RAID 0/1/5/6/5+hot spare
Online RAID capacity expansion
Online RAID Level Migration
RAID Recovery
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
AC Input 100-240V, 50-60Hz, Energy Star V Rated
Temperature 0°C - 40 °C 0°C - 40 °C
Humidity 20-80% Humidity (non-condensing) 0-95% RH (non-condensing)

Software

Operating System Windows 7/2000/XP/2003/Vista
UNIX/Linux
Mac OS 9 / X
Linux 2.6
Management System Management:
Performance options
Device status
Email alerts and event logs
SNMP
Internet Explorer v6 or other Java-enabled Browsers
5 Different Hard Drive Configurations
Scandisk
E-mail Alerts
Drive Quotas
Power Management

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