Network Storage Systems suit small-scale virtualization projects.

Press Release Summary:

ReadyNAS® Pro 6/4/2 and 2100/3100 Series support 3 TB HDDs with firmware v4.2.16 or later. Designed for businesses seeking Smart IT solutions, these 2-, 4-, and 6-bay desktop products deliver functionality enabling VMware, Microsoft, hybrid cloud, and disk-based backup and recovery solutions. Products include Symantec Backup Exec agent, automatic VPN service, and multi-site file backup, restore and disaster recovery with the ReadyNAS Replicate(TM) option.

Original Press Release:

NETGEAR Upgrades ReadyNAS Pro Business Edition

-ReadyNAS Pro 6, Pro 4, Pro 2, 2100 and 3100 Series now supports 3TB HDD slots with the firmware 4.2.16 or later -

New Delhi : - NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and Internet service providers, today announced that NETGEAR ReadyNAS® Pro family of business storage products (Pro 6,Pro 4,Pro 2,2100 and 3100 Series) is now supporting 3TB HDD with the firmware 4.2.16 or later. This product family is designed specifically for businesses seeking Smart IT solutions without the price premium of traditional vendors. The ReadyNAS Pro family delivers higher performance and reliability than comparable consumer storage products, enabling VMware, Microsoft, hybrid cloud and disk-based backup and recovery solutions.

Smart IT departments demand reliable and simple solutions that scale to fit their budget and business needs. The new ReadyNAS Pro family includes 2-bay, 4-bay, and 6-bay desktop products that deliver the right throughput, warranty and disk drive specifications for business applications, as well as a complete range of 3rd party certifications.
  • Ideal for reliable small-scale virtualization projects
    - VMware Ready certification for vSphere
    - Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 certification for Hyper-V
  • Ideal for affordable disk-based backup applications
    - The only officially supported Symantec Backup Exec agent in this product class
    - Veeam and Vizioncore backup software compatibility for virtual environments
    - Acronis and StorageCraft backup software compatibility for mixed physical/virtual environments
  • Ideal for hybrid cloud services
    - A free 12 month, 100GB ReadyNAS Vault(TM) cloud archive subscription for online file archive and disaster recovery
    - Multi-site file backup, restore and disaster recovery with the ReadyNAS Replicate(TM) option
    - ReadyNAS Remote, an automatic VPN service for secure remote access

    Atul Jain, Country Manager (India & SAARC), NETGEAR Technologies India said, "NETGEAR continues to focus on solutions for smart IT sectors requiring reliable, affordable and easy to use storage." The ReadyNAS Pro Business edition is simply smarter for business users and remote office applications and now that NETGEAR ReadyNAS Pro Business Edition Series supports 3 TB, we are sure it will definitely be a cherry on the pie." For more information, please visit:

    About NETGEAR, Inc.
    NETGEAR (NASDAQGM: NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers. For consumers, the company makes high performance, dependable and easy home networking, storage and digital media products to connect people with the Internet and their content and devices. For businesses, NETGEAR provides networking, storage and security solutions without the cost and complexity of Big IT. The company also supplies top service providers with retail proven, whole home solutions for their customers. NETGEAR products are built on a variety of proven technologies such as wireless, Ethernet and powerline, with a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. NETGEAR products are sold in over 28,000 retail locations around the globe, and through more than 37,000 value-added resellers. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in 25 countries. NETGEAR is an ENERGY STAR(R) partner. More information is available at or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR at and

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