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LenovoEMC Announces New High Performance Server Class Four-Bay Desktop NAS – LenovoEMC px4-400d

LenovoEMC px4-400d (Photo: Business Wire)

LenovoEMC px4-400d (Photo: Business Wire)

News Highlights:

  • Up to 25% higher data throughput performance than previous model
  • Ideal for early adopters, SMBs and workgroups with up to 75 users
  • Available in a diskless configuration or up to 16TB* with Server Class HDDs or Pro Series models utilizing standard HDDs

LenovoEMC Limited today announced the worldwide availability of the new LenovoEMC™ px4-400d Network Storage, a high performance four-bay desktop NAS that delivers advanced data protection plus local and remote content sharing utilizing the simplicity and power of the LenovoEMC™ LifeLine operating system.

Debuting this week at 2014 International CES tradeshow in Las Vegas, the new LenovoEMC px4-400d utilizes hot swap 7200rpm SATA-III Server Class drives in a compact form factor with up to 16TB in storage capacity (4 x 4TB) and up to 25% higher data read and write performance than the previous generation of product.

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

Compatible with Windows®, Mac® and Linux® devices, the new LenovoEMC px4-400d is powered by the award-winning easy-to-use LifeLine operating system, which incorporates standard network storage capabilities as well as many advanced business features that professional users expect, including built-in Cloud technology, versatile remote access, virtualization, 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® VirusScan® Enterprise, ATI Lite from Acronis or the optional (for an added fee) Acronis® Backup & Recovery for LenovoEMC NAS (ABR), as well as Milestone® Arcus™ Video Surveillance, and more.

“Our new LenovoEMC px4 platform is state-of-the art network storage that meets the needs of 21st century business users,” said Wenping Gao, Vice President, Global OEM Storage & Enterprise Product Group, Lenovo. “The px4-400d is a powerful desktop NAS with superior reliability, advanced storage and security capabilities, ease-of-installation and the overall versatility to handle an organization’s network storage needs. The new px4-400d paired with a Lenovo ThinkServer represents a solid data management infrastructure for businesses of all sizes and shapes.”

The user interface for the LenovoEMC px4-400d 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® px4-400d Network Storage is now available worldwide. Pricing starts at approximately $729.00 for the diskless model. Both the Server Class Series and Pro Series utilizing standard hard drives are available fully populated with either 1TB, 2TB, 3TB or 4TB HDDs.

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