D-Link unveils new ShareCenter Pro unified storage solutions


D-Link, a standards-based unified networking solutions
provider for small business and medium enterprise IT environments, announced
the ShareCenter Pro network storage solutions supporting concurrent NAS
and iSCSI connectivity, designed for small and medium-sized business


With the ShareCenter Pro N-Series and S-Series models,
D-Link has expanded its business storage offerings to deliver cost-effective
unified storage solutions with built-in security, data protection, and disaster
recovery functionality ideal for file sharing, data backup and IP video
archival, to complement their existing xStack Storage family of high
performance iSCSI SAN arrays.  


According to Gartner, the top storage priorities for
small businesses center on data security, backup and disaster recovery.
And, of the small businesses that are deploying network storage,
approximately 50 percent rely on NAS solutions and 30 percent rely on iSCSI


D-Link ShareCenter Pro storage solutions offer the best
of both worlds – high-end NAS features and performance often found in more
costly SAN arrays, including iSCSI connectivity to support small business
server applications, dual Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) ports, snapshots, encrypted
volumes, virtual disk drive (VDD) expansion and remote backup.  


In addition, the ShareCenter Pro models are Windows, Mac
and Linux compatible, and come with a five-year warranty (vs. the typical
one-to-three year warranty) as well as an extended five-year warranty option
for a total of 10 years, offering industry leading ease-of-integration and support.


understands that small and medium-businesses have limited IT resources and
staff, and provides these companies with end-to-end networking solutions to
ensure interoperability, ease of integration and a single support call for


D-Link can offer small and medium-sized businesses
scalability, reliability, performance, and lower initial and ongoing costs.
Through D-Link’s superior economic model, businesses can leverage these
affordable networking and storage solutions in multi-vendor IT infrastructures
without being locked into proprietary hardware, software or service


D-Link ShareCenter Pro N-Series and S-Series models offer
disaster recovery capabilities for remote backup, either to a physical device
offsite or to the Cloud using Amazon’s S3 service.


This is the latest in a series of D-Link technologies
leveraging Cloud to bring enterprise features within reach of SMB budgets.


“D-Link is committed to meeting the storage needs of
small and medium-businesses, as well as educators and government agencies, and
is continually developing products to best meet the unique needs and challenges
these organizations face,” said Chris Gruber, director of product
marketing, Storage Solutions, D-Link.  


“D-Link designed these unified storage products to
provide secure file sharing, data backup and IP video archival capabilities, as
well as disaster recovery via the cloud, combining high-level technology features
in an affordable package,” Gruber added.


The ShareCenter Pro N-Series includes the DNS-1100-04 and
the DNS-1200-05 devices.  Both models offer iSCSI connectivity, GbE ports,
USB ports, RAID 0/1/5/6/10 support, encrypted volumes, and virtual disk drive
(VDD) expansion.


The DNS-1100-04 4-bay desktop offers 512MB of RAM and
supports up to 12TB of raw capacity, and the DNS-1200-05 5-bay desktop offers
1GB of RAM with support up to 15TB of storage.


The ShareCenter Pro S-Series includes the DNS-1250-04 4-bay
desktop, DNS-1250-06 6-bay desktop and the DNS-1550-04 4-bay 1U rackmount.
Designed for optimum performance, all three models offer iSCSI connectivity,
(2) GB of RAM, (2) GbE ports, (5) USB ports, RAID 0/1/5/6/10, encrypted
volumes, and VDD expansion.


The D-Link DNS-1250-06 offers RAID 30/50 capabilities,
and the D-Link DNS-1550-04 offers dual hot-swappable power supplies for added


D-Link recently launched
new 3G products that include an exclusive range of portable Wi-Fi devices
namely – D – Link Le Petit Mini USB Router (DWR-510), D-Link DWR-131
Ethernet Router & D-Link myPocket DIR-456U 3.75G HSUPA Router.


“Globally D-Link has been operating for over 25
years in networking industry. All these years we have ensured that our
customers get to experience the best in technology space through our products
that aim at building strong and reliable networks for people,” said Jayesh
Kotak, VP-Product Marketing, D-Link (India).


By Telecomlead.com Team
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