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Western Digital debuts Sentinel DX4000 NAS

by on16 November 2011

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For small and medium businesses

 Western Digital has announced their latest addtion to their network storage product lineup, the WD Sentinel DX4000.  This unit is a complete network storage solution designed specifically to meet the needs of today's small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs).  The WD Sentinel DX4000 includes the Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials operating system software and is powered by Intel's D525 Dual Core Atom CPU.

The WD Sentinel DX4000 is centralized shared storage and automatic server-based backup and restore for up to 25 devices on the network. It offers data protection with built-in hardware and software redundancy for all of the connected devices in the network. With capacities including 4 TB and 8 TB. Customers are provided with five levels of data protection for every device on the small office network:

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 speed.

3.Daily Backup: Automatic backup and recovery software provides daily full system back ups 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.
The device is currently available at select U.S. retailers and online at the The MSRP for WD Sentinel DX4000 is $949.99 USD for 4 TB model and $1,449.99 USD for the 8 TB model.

Last modified on 16 November 2011
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