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Woodland Hills, CA, United States, 2008/09/14 - MicroNet, an innovator and manufacturer of reliable storage solutions, today announced availability of RAIDBank4™, a compact, high availability, high performance storage solution designed for small and medium businesses (SMBs).
Featuring both eSATA and USB connectivity, and a 300 MB/s data transfer rate, the solution delivers both flexibility and performance for businesses requiring up to four terabytes now and up to six terabytes soon of high-availability data storage. With a footprint measuring just 6.5 x 4.75 inches, RAIDBank4 also minimizes real estate requirements.
According to analysts, IT spending by small and medium businesses in the United States will reach $233 billion by the end of 2008 regardless of the economic downturn. Extending its portfolio of storage solutions for the SMB space, MicroNet brings significant throughput and capacity with the rollout of the RAIDBank4.
RAIDBank4 integrates an advanced 64 bit RISC processor with a 128 MB, high-speed error correcting cache to ensure accuracy and excellent throughput even under the heaviest data loads. The device is hot swappable, features online auto rebuild support, and is packaged in a durable and lightweight aluminum enclosure.
RAIDBank4 includes MicroNet’s 2-port eSATA PCI-Express host bus adapter card and NTI Shadow™ backup software and is available with a 4-port adapter option. The OS independent solution enables simultaneous online RAID expansion, RAID level migration and/or stripe size migration. In addition, multiple array and logical unit support is offered. As a result, RAIDBank4 is easily expandable and can be integrated into virtually any IT infrastructure.
“With the release of RAIDBank4, MicroNet extends its 20-year history of delivering high performance, high reliability storage solutions to the SMB marketplace,” said Terry Paoli, Director of Marketing for MicroNet. “Our focus has always been on providing the marketplace with solutions that emphasize the best engineering possible, and RAIDBank4 extends this heritage.”
Pricing and Availability: RAIDBank4 is currently available in two or four terabyte configurations with a starting price of $999.00.
About MicroNet Technology and Fantom Drives
Based in Torrance, California, MicroNet (micronet.com) and Fantom Drives manufacture a full range of storage solutions for a wide range of customers. From the affordable G-Force line of desktop products to high-performance RAID and NAS solutions. MicroNet and Fantom Drives continue to lead the industry in quality, performance and value. Their award-winning storage solutions include G-Force external hard drives, RAIDBank4 disk arrays, MaxNAS network attached storage (NAS), Fantom Drive’s optical drives, Storage Area Networks (SAN) and a complete range of accessories. For product and reseller information, contact MicroNet Technology and Fantom Drives, 310-320-7272, or visit the website.