Iomega announced today three new members of its StorCenter Network hard drive family. All three offer a built-in media server, an on-board print server, Active Directory support, a journaling file system, and EMC Retrospect backup and recovery software, as well as two external USB ports for hard drives or printers.
The 1TB product comprises two 500GB drives and supports RAID 1, RAID 0, and JBOD. The 500GB and 750GB versions each contain just one drive. All three use 7,200rpm SATA-II drives with 8MB of cache. They also offer a gigabit Ethernet connection.
Both Macs and PCs are supported, as well as Linux-based PCs. Supported operating systems include Windows 2000 Pro; Windows XP Home/Pro/Pro x64; Windows Vista Home Basic/Home Premium/Business/Ultimate; Mac OS X 10.2.7 and higher; and several flavors of Linux, including Redhat 9, Mandrake 10, Debian 3.0, Gentoo, and FedoraCore 3.
All three products are available immediately. The 1TB version sells for $389, the 750GB version for $359, and the 500GB version for $269.