Netgear Network Attached Storage Offers Cloud Control
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Netgear has launched its new range of ReadyNAS devices aimed at businesses and consumers. The new line includes a network attached storage that can be controlled on the cloud as well as a NAS that streams data without slowing down.The ReadyNAS Replicate from NETGEAR provides a single cloud based interface that enables customers to schedule multi-site backup jobs and to restore files across locations. This means that Smart IT departments looking for a reliable data management method across multiple sites can use ReadyNAS Replicate to reduce operational costs and standardise disaster recovery.

The Netgear ReadyNAS Pro family comes with VMware, Microsoft, hybrid cloud and disk-based backup and recovery solutions. It includes 2-bay, 4-bay, and 6-bay desktop products, five year warranty and disk drive specifications for business applications, as well as a complete range of 3rd party certifications.

The family also supports a range of disk-based backup applications including the only officially supported Symantec Backup Exec agent in this product class, Veeam and Vizioncore backup software compatibility for virtual environments and Acronis and StorageCraft backup software compatibility for mixed physical/virtual environments.

The new releases also come with some exciting value added features for hybrid cloud services, including a free 12 month, 100GB ReadyNAS Vault cloud archive subscription for online file archive and disaster recovery, multi-site file backup, restore and disaster recovery with the ReadyNAS Replicate option and ReadyNAS Remote, an automatic VPN service for secure remote access.


Finally, the company has launched the NETGEAR ReadyNAS Ultra range that delivers music, movies, photos, and file streaming. In addition, the two bay model of the ReadyNAS Ultra family will soon be available worldwide.

TiVo users can use the ReadyNAS Ultra Plus to exponentially upgrade their DVR capacity while Orb transcoding support puts the right media formats on the right screens, making the process of streaming movies to handheld devices far more intuitive. Skifta shifts movies and music onto any DLNA networked screen and remote file access is now available for iPhone users with the new ReadyNAS Remote iPhone App.

Netgear Australia and New Zealand’s Managing Director, Ryan Parker said, “The ReadyNAS platform is a great example of how NETGEAR maximises the performance of technology for the benefits of the business and home users. It doesn’t matter if you are a business or a personal user, NETGEAR’s comprehensive range of Business and Prosumer NAS solutions will provide the perfect solution to ensure a centralised, easily accessible, storage space for your digital data.  Business and consumer data requirements generally grow at 50 percent per year and NETGEAR’s ReadyNAS platform make it easy to grow your storage capacity as your needs increase.”