NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR) ( www.netgear.com), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, today announced ReadyNAS® 3220 and ReadyNAS 4220, powerful new additions to the award-winning ReadyNAS product family ( www.netgear.com/readynas). The new devices are the latest network-attached-storage (NAS) products to run on the revolutionary ReadyNAS OS, introduced in March 2013, that delivers high value, high performance storage with enterprise features to small and medium-sized businesses (SMB). Available for the first time in 2U rackmount form with 12-bay capacity, the new ReadyNAS 3220 and 4220 enable easy storage for businesses supporting up to 500 concurrent users.
ReadyNAS 3220 and ReadyNAS 4220 (Photo: Business Wire)
NETGEAR has taken features and capabilities previously available only from expensive, large-enterprise vendors and dramatically simplified deployment and manageability to provide SMBs with affordable, powerful, and reliable NAS storage. ReadyNAS 3220 and 4220 feature a sleek new interface and the ReadyCLOUD web portal for full file management from any browser. Moreover, the newest members of the portfolio are the highest performing ReadyNAS solutions available and support 10GbE infrastructures, boast the latest in performance capability, and include innovative technologies such as unlimited snapshots and cloud-managed replication for dramatically reducing any possibility of data loss. Each device is virtualization-ready with iSCSI support, thin provisioning capability, and certification for interoperability with VMware® and Microsoft® — powerful tools for businesses taking advantage of virtual infrastructures. “The 3220 and 4220 are the top of the ReadyNAS line, providing unlimited block-based snapshots for continuous data protection,” said Matt Pahnke, senior product marketing manager for NETGEAR Storage. “These cutting-edge rackmount devices are designed as ‘storage made easy’ and are built on a custom platform that lets you do more with your vital business data than you ever thought possible. With ReadyNAS, you’re getting the most storage value for your IT budget.”