Hammer Storage Pounds Out 'Disruptive' 1TB Appliance

By Chris Preimesberger  |  Posted 2007-03-22 Email Print this article Print


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The new device resembles a microwave oven, offers remote access and provides the functionality of a network storage device at a price that may boggle some minds. (eWEEK)

Consumer/small-office storage vendor Hammer Storage on March 22 introduced a new appliance resembling a microwave oven that provides 1TB of data storage—for a retail price of $499.

The appliance, called Myshare 1TB, is the first release in a new product line now being developed by Hammer, a division of Bell Microproducts. Myshare comes with two SATA II hard drives along with two USB ports to centralize printers and external hard drives, a company spokesperson said.

Myshare offers remote access via IP/TCP ports; all content stored on the unit can be made accessible from anywhere through a Web GUI. Selective access to sharing folders can be set up by the administrator.

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