Iomega Unveils ‘StorCenter’ Storage Array

Product leverages EMC storage, quad-gigabit Ethernet connectivity
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Iomega, a data protection company, unveiled the Iomega StorCenter px12-400r Network Storage Array, a rackmount unit that leverages EMC storage technologies.

The StorCenter px12-400r combines high data throughput with quad-gigabit Ethernet connectivity, and it utilizes the latest version of the award-winning EMC LifeLine software, an operating system for Iomega NAS devices that makes EMC's expertise and cloud capabilities available.

Among the features being offered by the StorCenter px12-400r include the elimination of duplicate copies of repeating data by “deduplication,” digital visual interface (VDI) and database and storage-based applications. Emerging applications include video management systems (VMS) for surveillance and it is compatible with multiple virtualization platforms.

Other performance and reliability features include 4GB of DDR3 memory, four 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet ports, and support for 10GbE through optional peripheral component interconnect (PCI) card. Other business class features include Windows Active Directory Trusted Domains, Microsoft Cluster Server and Hyper-V Live Migration support.

“Built with scalable Server Class storage and performance capabilities at the top of its class, the StorCenter px12-400r is designed to locally store, protect and share business data as well as encompassing cloud and virtualization storage capabilities that give today’s savvy business users a breadth of options for current and future storage and application growth opportunities,” said Mike Nikzad, Iomega’s chief operating officer.