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NetGear EDA500 Expansion Unit, 5-bays, 15TB (5xHDD) included, for ReadyNAS 100/300/500 series
NetGear EDA500 Expansion Unit, 5-bays, 15TB (5xHDD) included, for ReadyNAS 100/300/500 series
NetGear EDA500 Expansion Unit, 5-bays, 15TB (5xHDD) included, for ReadyNAS 100/300/500 series
Ascent# 419888
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EDA500 Expansion Unit, 5-bays, 15TB (5xHDD) included, for ReadyNAS 100/300/500 series    
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$82.14 per fortnight for 12 months
$45.89 per fortnight for 24 months
$177.98 per month for 12 months
$99.43 per month for 24 months
$1,789.11 incl GST (including FREE delivery)
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The warranty on NAS devices are for the chassis only. Any included hard drives are subject to a separate warranty period.
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Type Expansion Unit
Rackmount No
Internal drive interface SATA 6 Gb/s
Maximum disks 5
Included disks 5
Capacity included 15TB
User-replaceable disks Yes
External interface 1x eSATA
LAN ports 0
USB 2.0 ports 0
USB 3.0 ports 0
Total USB ports 0
eSATA ports 1
Firewire ports 0
VGA ports 0
HDMI ports 0
Notes for ReadyNAS 100/300/500 series
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· Compatible with RN300 series and RN500 series
· 5-bay expansion chassis
· Supports both SATA and SSD
· Connects through eSATA cable (included)

ReadyNAS: Storage Made Easy
Application data, virtual images, client files, email… the types of data central to running a successful business can seem endless. With ReadyNAS you finally have an advanced and easy-to use solution for centralizing, securing and controlling access to your digital assets. Way more than just simple unified (NAS and SAN) storage for your company, ReadyNAS allows you to do more than you ever thought you could afford by pairing the latest in performance with innovative efficiency technologies such as unlimited snapshots, thin provisioning and cloud-managed replication.

Every networked attached storage (NAS) device from NETGEAR runs on the revolutionary ReadyNAS operating system. This custom-built OS protects stored data not only with XRAID2 automatic expansion, but is the first desktop NAS for the SMB to feature the continuous data protection of unlimited snapshots along with real-time anti-virus and native encryption. Designed specifically for the unique needs of small business users, ReadyNAS devices utilize proprietary ReadyCLOUD technology for cloud-based discovery, provisioning and even ongoing management. In addition, these new devices are virtualization-ready with iSCSI support, thin provisioning capability and certification with VMware and Microsoft.

These days, your data is your world. With ReadyNAS, protecting and accessing that world has never been easier. ReadyNAS - Storage Made EASY.

Key Business Features
· Unlimited Snapshots: Unlimited data snapshot capability for on-box protection and flexible data recovery
· iSCSI and Thin Provisioning: Powerful tools for a businesses taking advantage of virtual infrastructures
· XRAID2 & Instant Provisioning: Easily expand capacity and feel confident knowing that data is always protected
· Anti-virus & Encryption: Keep data protected from outside threats and safe from prying eyes
· Cloud-managed Replication: Maintain data sets in multiple locations or ensure protection of data from remote or branch office locations
· Modern GUI and ReadyCLOUD Management: Sleek, modern interface that puts the tools you need, where and when you need them

Key Business Solutions
· File Server: Unified storage platform for sharing files between Windows, Mac and Linux-based computers
· Disaster Recovery: Cloud-managed replication for maintaining multiple sets of data and performing easy restores in case of disaster
· Backup: RAID redundancy with automatic expansion and unlimited data snapshots for point-in-time restore
· Virtualization: Thin provisioning, iSCSI support and certified with VMware and Microsoft

File Sharing
These days, running a successful business often depends on successful file sharing—application data, virtual images, client files, email, all the digital files that make your business go. With ReadyNAS, you finally have an advanced and easy-to-use solution for centralizing, securing, and sharing those critical assets. Faster processors mean more simultaneous users can access unified storage—across PC, Mac and Linux environments. ReadyDROP and full Dropbox integration make it easier than ever to sync your important files, photos or videos across all of your web-connected devices.

Disaster Recovery
The custom-built ReadyNAS OS protects stored data with automatic RAID configuration, the continuous security of Unlimited Snapshots, and easy-to-manage Cloud Replication. By maintaining multiple copies of vital data through cloud replication, it makes it easy for you to move data offsite to protect against natural disasters and theft.

With Unlimited Snapshots, thin provisioning, and improved iSCSI support, ReadyNAS delivers a virtualization platform with next-generation features at an affordable price

While every attempt is made to ensure the information provided on this page is accurate, specifications change from time to time and we are not liable for any omissions or errors.

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