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HP Introduces Linux-Based NAS Appliances

Feb 02, 2008, 13:00 (1 Talkback[s])

"Hewlett-Packard (HP) is debuting two Linux-based networked attached storage (NAS) devices for the consumer/SOHO market. Based on a Marvell Orion processor and equipped with a generous 512MB of RAM, the new low-end Media Vault appliances come in single- (mv2100) or dual hard drive (mv5100) versions.

"The mv2100 is equipped with a single 500GB SATA drive, says HP, with an expansion bay to upgrade to a second drive for a total of 1TB internal storage. The mv5100 includes two 500GB drives or two 750GB drives, for a total of 1-1.5TB internal storage. Both models are said to support additional storage via USB, and offer 2GB of offsite, online backup. The mv5100 also supports RAID 1..."

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