Netgear ReadyNAS

By Steve Wexler  |  Print this article Print

Looking at some of the new IT storage options that have a price tag designed for small business and midsized business? We’ve rounded up some of the top new offerings in the space from vendors including Cisco, Dell, Dot Hill, EMC, IBM, Netgear and Tandberg.

Netgear ReadyNAS 3100 And 4200

Netgear is the fifth largest storage vendor, and first in the sub-$5k and third in the sub-$25k segments, and has launched two new rack storage solutions optimized for virtualization and up to 500 users. The 1U rack-mount ReadyNAS 3100, up to 8 TB capacity and 4 SATA channels, starts at $3,800, while the 2U ReadyNAS 4200, up to 24TB and 12 SATA channels, starts at $10,000.

Common features include:

  • Unified architecture support for both NAS and iSCSI SAN applications
  • Hot swappable enterprise SATA drives
  • Redundant system cooling, network port and  power supply
  • Error-Correcting Code (ECC) memory