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TMCNet:  LenovoEMC Announces New High Performance Server Class Four-Bay Network Storage Array - LenovoEMC px4-400r

[January 06, 2014]

LenovoEMC Announces New High Performance Server Class Four-Bay Network Storage Array - LenovoEMC px4-400r

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. --(Business Wire)--

LenovoEMC Limited today announced the worldwide availability of the new LenovoEMC™ px4-400r Network Storage, a 1U, four-bay rackmount Server Class NAS designed for expanding small- to medium-sized businesses and distributed enterprises. The LenovoEMC™ px4-400r Network Storage combines advanced data protection and local and remote content sharing with the simplicity and power of the LenovoEMC™ LifeLine operating system.

The new LenovoEMC px4-400r utilizes hot swap 7200rpm SATA-III Server Class drives for up to 16TB (4 x 4TB) in storage capacity. An optional dual port GigE NIC (News - Alert) card provides additional throughput and reliability.

In Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, the new LenovoEMC px4-400r is also available in a Pro Series utilizing economical standard HDDs. The diskless version of the new LenovoEMC px4-400r is available worldwide.

Compatible with Windows®, Mac® and Linux® devices, the new LenovoEMC px4-400r is powered by the award-winning LifeLine operating system, which incorporates standard network storage capabilities as well as many advanced business features that professional users expect, including Windows Active Directory domain join, built-in Cloud technology, versatile remote access, broad virtualization certifications, data replication, device-to-device copy jobs, advanced RAID support, solid state drive support and more. New hardware features include HDMI, eSATA and USB 3.0 ports for versatility of use.

Third-party applications from industry-leading software developers will automatically appear as an icon in the LifeLine OS system management interface when they are released, including EMC® AVAMAR™ backup client, McAfee (News - Alert)® VirusScan® Enterprise, ATI Lite from Acronis or the optional (for an added fee) Acronis® Backup & Recovery for LenovoEMC NAS (ABR), Milestone® Arcus™ Video Surveillance, and more.

"The px4-400r is a powerful rackmount array designed for companies and distributed enterprises, especially those that are focused on expanding or replacing their storage infrastructure with a value-oriented network storage solution that delivers olid business performance," said Wenping Gao, Vice President, Global OEM Storage & Enterprise Product Group, Lenovo (News - Alert). "The px4-400r is fully armed with advanced professional features that enable business users to store, manage and protect their mission critical data with the superior reliability and confidence needed in today's business environment."

The user interface for the LenovoEMC px4-400r is localized for 18 languages. Out-of-the-box certifications include Windows® Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 R2, VMware vSphere ESX 5.5 iSCSI and NAS, XenServer™ 6.1, 6.2 (w/ MPIO), iSCSI & NFS.

Availability

The new LenovoEMC® px4-400r Network Storage is now available worldwide. Pricing starts at approximately $1,399.00 for the diskless model. Both the Server Class Series and Pro Series are available with 1TB, 2TB, 3TB and 4TB HDDs.

To learn about all of advanced business features of the new LenovoEMC px4-300d, please go to the Web at http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/servers/network-storage/lenovoemc/px4-400r/. To see all of the LenovoEMC network storage products, please go to the Web at www.iomega.com or www.lenovoemc.com.

About LenovoEMC Ltd

LenovoEMC is a joint venture established in December 2012 between Lenovo and EMC (News - Alert) that includes the former Iomega network storage product business. Lenovo and EMC created the joint venture based on Lenovo's record as one of the fastest-growing information technology companies and Iomega's heritage as a leader in network storage solutions. LenovoEMC delivers quality and ease-of-use installation and maintenance that make its network storage products the best choice for customers of all types. To learn more about all of LenovoEMC's Iomega-branded network storage products, please go to the Web at www.iomega.com or www.lenovoemc.com. Resellers can visit Iomega at www.ioclub.net.

*1 TB = 1,000,000,000,000 bytes

Copyright (c) 2014 Lenovo. All rights reserved. Lenovo, the Lenovo logo and For Those Who Do are trademarks or registered trademarks of Lenovo. EMC is a registered trademark or trademark of EMC Corporation (News - Alert) in the U.S. and other countries. Iomega, the stylized "i" logo, and LenovoEMC Lifeline are either registered trademarks or trademarks of LenovoEMC. Certain other product names, brand names and company names may be trademarks or designations of their respective owners. Product capacity is specified in gigabytes (GB), where 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes or terabytes, where 1TB = 1,000,000,000,000 bytes. The capacity reported by your operating system may vary.


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