Iomega® StorCenter™ ix12-300r Network Storage Array

Product Release Information
Iomega® StorCenter™ ix12-300r Network Storage Array, 4TB - 24TB
The Iomega® StorCenter™ ix12-300r Network Storage Array
offers easy-to-use, powerful and affordable network storage for
any workgroup, department and small- to medium-sized
business. Powered by enterprise-class EMC® LifeLine™
software, the StorCenter ix12-300r is available in configurations
starting at 4TB, and can be expanded up to 24TB in a single
array. Robust connectivity allows simultaneous multi-protocol
file and iSCSI block-level access. High performance makes the
StorCenter ix12 an ideal candidate for email and database
applications or as a fast backup target. High reliability features
ensure maximum availability; RAID with hot-swap drives and
automatic rebuild; dual hot-swap power supplies; redundant
variable-speed hot-swap chassis cooling fans.
 Capacity: Starting at 4TB (4 x 1TB SATA-II Hard Disk Drives
HDDs) with maximum capacity of 24TB (12 SATA-II Hard
Disk Drives)
o 4-drive disk packs enable expansion to 8 or 12 drive
 RAID Support: On-disk data protection and organization
configurable as RAID 0, 1, 5, 6 and 10. Automatic RAID
rebuild and hot swap drives.
 Storage Pools: Storage Pools group drives of like size and
RAID protection together to simplify management.
 Expandability: Add storage capacity by simply adding drives
in the unpopulated drive bays. Added drives can be
brought into an existing Storage Pool or made into a new
Storage Pool. Additionally, USB connected Hard Disk
Drives can be attached and used as shares. The
StorCenter ix12 supports read and write on Fat32, NTFS,
or ext2/ext3 formatted hard disks; read only of external
HFS+ formatted drives,
 Sharing: Access files from any networked Windows, Mac, or
Linux workstation or server for easy file sharing, data
backup and print serving.
 Network and File Protocols Supported:
Microsoft (CIFS/SMB/Rally)
Linux/UNIX (NFS)
Apple AFP / Bonjour support
Windows DFS
VLAN tagging
 Sophisticated networking: Ethernet port bonding for load
balancing, high performance bandwidth aggregation or
failover; Virtual LAN (VLAN) capability simplifies
management and operation by enabling devices to be
logically, but not physically in the same subnet.
 Data organization and access: Windows DFS organizes
folders and files on a network, such that they appear to be
all in one directory tree on a single Iomega StorCenter
system, even if the folders reside on many devices in many
different locations. WebDAV (Web-based Distributed
Authoring and Versioning) enables viewing, adding, or
deleting files on a StorCenter from the web, via HTTP or
HTTPS for added security
 iSCSI support: Provides block-level access for the most
efficient storage utilization, especially for database and
email application performance.
 High Performance: Quad-Gigabit Ethernet connectivity and
high-performance embedded architecture, plus link
aggregation (port bonding) provide extremely high
 Active Directory Support: Allows the domain users and
groups to authenticate to the Active Directory service to
access the StorCenter ix12.
 UPS Support: Enables an uninterruptible power supply to
communicate with the system via a USB port to initiate an
unattended system shutdown without data loss in the case
of extended power failure.
 Drive Spindown: For maximum energy efficiency, drives
spin down based on user-set policy.
 Email Alerts: If the device detects a problem, an email alert
is sent to one or more email addresses.
 Remote Access: Connect from anywhere on the Internet to
access content or manage the device.
 System Dashboard: Provides a one-stop summary for
status information on space utilization, device, peripheral,
and backup status.
 VMware Certified: HCL certified NAS (NFS) and iSCSI
storage for VMware ESX (vSphere).
 Microsoft Window Server Certified: Windows Server
Catalog certified iSCSI storage for Windows Server 2003,
Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2.
 Citrix Certified: HCL certified NAS (NFS) and iSCSI storage
for Citrix XenServer.
 Replication:
o The StorCenter ix12 supports device-to-device (D2D)
asynchronous replication based on the end-user
determined policy. Replication uses the secure rsync,
rsync, or remote CIFS protocols.
 Security Camera: Connect Axis® and/or Panasonic network
security cameras and the StorCenter ix12 captures and
stores video without the need of a dedicated PC.
 Total Data Protection:
Multiple network interface cards (NICs) can be
configured for I/O failover
Robust username and password authorized accessor
integration with Microsoft Active Directory Service
Configure with RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10 to assure data
integrity if a drive fails.
RSA BSAFE technology protects installs and
Product Release Information
Iomega® StorCenter™ ix12-300r Network Storage Array, 4TB - 24TB
 Simple to use:
Easy network file sharing with automatic
configuration; ready to work with any networked
Management via user-friendly web interface
Event logging and e-mail notification
11 languages supported by the user interface
(concurrently from different clients)
 Software Compatibility: Compatible with today’s most
common backup software titles, web browsers, media
devices and computers.
 Software Included: StorCenter™ Manager.
 Warranty: 3 years, Basic coverage
2U form factor, 12 slots for 3.5 inch SATA-II Hard Disk Drives
Intel Core2 Duo E8400 @ 3GHz CPU
2GB DDR2 Memory
Four (4) 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet ports (RJ 45 connector)
Four (4) SATA-II hard disk drives
RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, and 6 protection on a per-Storage Pool
Power Consumption
o Max: 200W
o Min: 110W (drives spun down)
iSCSI: 256 LUNS maximum, 256 hosts maximum
Three USB 2.0 ports; One front, two rear
LAN standards: IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
AC Voltage 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
User Interface, localized in English, French, German
Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Korean,
Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese
Quick start guide, and HTML users manual all localized in
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
Iomega® StorCenter™ ix12-300r Rackmount NAS Server
Sliding rail kit for standard 19” rack
Ethernet cable
Power cables (support for worldwide distribution – cable for:
USA, UK, Japan, Europe & Australia)
 Printed Quick Start Guide
 Solutions CD with system administration software and user
The Iomega® StorCenter™ ix12-300 Network Storage Array
has received the following certifications:
 Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 – ESRP Listed
 Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows
Server 2008 R2
 VMware vSphere ESX4 (iSCSI and NAS)
 Citrix XenServer 5.5 (iSCSI & NFS)
Client System Requirements
Windows Users:
 Pentium® 300Mhz processor or higher
 Microsoft® Windows® Server, XP Home/XP Professional/XP
Professional x64; Windows Vista™ Home Basic/Home
Premium/Business/Ultimate, Windows 7 Home/Home
Premium/Pro, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server
 Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, Netscape® 8.0, Firefox® 1.5, or
higher browser required to view user’s manual·
 256MB RAM or higher
 CD or DVD drive to install software
 Must meet minimum RAM requirements for your operating
 Available 10/100 Mbps network Ethernet port (required)
 1000 Mbps recommended for maximum performance
 DHCP configured network (recommended)
 Network hub, switch or router (recommended)
Mac® Users:
 Available 10/100 Mbps network Ethernet port (required)
 1000 Mbps recommended for maximum performance
 Requires Mac OS X 10.3 or higher
 Apple Safari 2.0 browser or higher to view user manual
 128MB RAM or higher
 CD or DVD drive to install software
 Must meet minimum RAM requirements for your operating
 DHCP configured network (recommended)
 Network hub, switch or router (recommended)
Linux® Users
 Supported Linux distributions: Ubuntu 7.10, Fedora 8, Fedora
7, Fedora Core 6/5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Desktop/Workstation, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Desktop/Workstation, OpenSUSE 10.3, Debian 4
Scheduled Availability – May 10, 2010
Product Release Information
Iomega® StorCenter™ ix12-300r Network Storage Array, 4TB - 24TB
Weight and Dimensions
Unit Information
25.98” x 16.93” x 3.46”
660 mm x 430 mm x 88 mm
43 lbs / 19.5 kg (4 drives included)
Master Carton Information
38.125” x 23.625” x 9.0”
968 mm x 600 mm x 229 mm
60 lbs / 27.2 kg (4 drives included)
All dimensions LxWxH and are approximations.
Ordering Information
Model Name
UPC Code
4 x 1TB HDD
4 x 2TB HDD
StorCenter ix12-300r Network Storage, 4TB
StorCenter ix12-300r Network Storage, 8TB
4 x 1TB HDD Expansion Pack
4 x 2TB HDD Expansion Pack
Enhanced Service Plan - ix12 1TB HDD, 3 yr
Enhanced Service Plan - ix12 1TB HDD, 5 yr
Enhanced Service Plan - ix12 2TB HDD, 3 yr
Enhanced Service Plan - ix12 2TB HDD, 5 yr
Single Spare/Accessory HDD, Hot-Swappable, 1TB
Single Spare/Accessory HDD, Hot-Swappable, 2TB
Spare/Accessory Power Supply, Hot-Swappable
Spare/Accessory Fan, Hot-Swappable
ix12 Spares Kit with 1TB HDD, Fan and Power Supply
ix12 Spares Kit with 2TB HDD, Fan and Power Supply
Expansion Pack
Expansion Pack
Service Plan
Service Plan
Service Plan
Service Plan
Spare HDD, 1TB
Spare HDD, 2TB
Spare Power Supply
Spare Fan
Spares Kit, 1TB HDD
Spares Kit, 2TB HDD
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