Unified Storage Device features max capacity of 24 TB.

Press Release Summary:

With 2x 1 Gb Ethernet ports and ability to mix SATA and SSD drives, 6-bay Desktop ReadyDATA 516 provides data storage for small and medium-sized businesses as well as remote offices and branch offices. Device offers full set of enterprise storage features, including thin provisioning, virtual networking, and de-duplication/replication of block and file data.

Original Press Release:

NETGEAR Unveils Its First Desktop ReadyDATA Device RDD516

~ Easy-to-use unified storage designed to address serious data management issues with a single system~

New Delhi, India -- NETGEAR has rolled out its first Desktop ReadyDATA device. This ReadyDATA 516 is packed with enterprise-class technology and delivered with ease-of-use features that enable small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to effectively use them. It comes with a maximum capacity of 24TB and has a supporting mix of SSD and SATA drives which helps in boosting its performance manifolds. ReadyDATA redefines the concept of storage for small and medium businesses and remote offices/branch offices (ROBO).

ReadyDATA 516 is built to address challenges like:

• Efficiently managing rampant data growth with technology like de duplication and compression.

• Designing simple and cost-effective disaster recovery plans with included block-level replication.

• Easily transitioning to virtualized infrastructures with iSCSI, thin provisioning and virtual networking.

Commenting on the product, Subhodeep Bhattacharya, Regional Director, India & SAARC, NETGEAR said, “Never before have so many features come standard on an enterprise-class storage device, especially one with a price tag that is comfortable for even the smallest of IT organizations. The ReadyDATA 516 is easy-to-use unified storage designed to address serious data management issues with a single system.”

In addition to being simple for IT professionals to use, the all-inclusive feature set and simplified packaging of disk components make ReadyDATA an easy solution to sell for PowerShift partners. Build managed backup solutions based on ReadyDATA technology and protect data for customers, large and small.  It is significantly less expensive and dramatically easier to use than comparable enterprise-class offerings.


• Includes full set of enterprise storage features: thin provisioning, compression and de-duplication of block (SAN) and file (NAS) data

• Replication for block and file data

• Unlimited snapshots for block and file data

• 6-bay desktop NAS (max. capacity of 24TB)

• 2X 1Gb Ethernet ports and ability to mix SATA and SSD drives

Pricing and Availability: The NETGEAR RDD516 is currently available with NETGEAR’s authorized distributors in India at MRP of 1, 87,400/- INR and comes with a warranty of 5 years.

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 to use 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 approximately 29,000 retail locations around the globe, and through approximately 41,000 value-added resellers. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in 25 countries. NETGEAR is an ENERGY STAR® partner. More information is available at http://www.NETGEAR.com. Connect with NETGEAR at http://twitter.com/NETGEAR and http://www.facebook.com/NETGEAR

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