Monday, January 6th 2014

LenovoEMC Unveils the px4-400d Four-Bay Desktop NAS

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 16 TB in storage capacity (4 x 4 TB) 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 1 TB, 2 TB, 3 TB or 4 TB HDDs.
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