Lenovo EMC px12-450r

Lenovo EMC px12-450r Network Storage Array

Provides the superior performance and reliability needed for your mission critical data. Powered by enterprise-class Lenovo EMC storage technology, it is ideal for production data stores, server virtualization, backup-to-disk target and video surveillance.

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  • Features

    Lenovo EMC px12-450rFeatures

    High Performance

    Built around the Intel Xeon processor to support demanding workloads like virtualization, deduplication, database management and video surveillance.

    Acronis Backup Software

    Complete backup protection throughout your small business network with Acronis ABR 11.5 Server and NAS application. Acronis delivers automatic and continuous backup protection for your Windows or Linux Server and NAS. Click here to learn more.

    Integrated Virtualization Technology

    Run multiple virtual machines (VMs) on a LenovoEMC device. Allows Windows apps & Linux storage to run simultaneously. Ideal for database read-write, print server, Exchange server backup.

    Active Snapshot Backup

    Point-In-Time backup of a complete volume image including Active Snap capability. Also uses .VSS and .VDS for compatibility wiwh Windows & VMware hosts.

    Active Directory High-Availability & Hybrid Authentication

    Windows Active Directory inclduing Integrated Virtualization Extension (IVX), Active Directory Hybrid Authentication (ADHA), Tursted Domains, Microsoft Cluster Server and Hyper-V Live Migration support.

    SSD Caching for Faster Read & Write

    Set up dedicated SSDs for fast reads & writes of frequently accessed data, providing improved performance for I/O intensive applications such as databases.

    Automatic Camera Detection

    Hassle-free installation and setup of Milestone Arcus with automatic camera detection and recording configuration.

    LenovoEMC Personal Cloud Backup

    Synchronise data between personal cloud member systems and your Network Storage device.

    Lenovo EMC px12-450r Network Storage Array
    Lenovo EMC px12-450r Network Storage Array
  • Tech Specs

    Lenovo EMC px12-450rTech Specs

    PDFLenovo EMC px12-450r Datasheet

    PDFLenovoEMC Product Guide

    DescriptionLenovoEMC px12-450r Network Storage Array
    Form Factor
    2U form factor; supports up to 12 3.5" SATA HDDs (trays included)
    Intel® Xeon Quad Core 2.5GHz E3-1265Lv2 processor
    8GB DDR3
    • 4 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet ports (RJ45 connector)
    • Support for 2x 10GbE through optional 10GbE PCI card (sold separately)
    4-drive or 12-drive configurations include SATA-II Server-Class 7200rpm hard drives
    RAID Support
    • RAID 1, 10, 5, 6, hot spare; automatic RAID rebuild and hot swap
    • RAID 0 and JBOD mode available
    • Note: RAID/storage pool should be the same capacity, speed, and manufacturer. Mixing different types of drives may result in unpredictable behavior.
    Power Consumption
    • Max: 190W
    • Min: 55W (drives spun down)
    • Peak: 260W for 10s
    • Note: These values represent a fully loaded device with the highest capacity HDD. Values may differ with other configurations.
    iSCSI Support
    Supports both file and block storage pools, 256 hosts maximum with the following parameters - Block storage pools: 32 LUNs maximum per pool; 128 LUNs maximum per device. File storage pools: 256 LUNs maximum per pool; 256 LUNs maximum per device.
    3 USB 2.0 (one front, two rear)
    LAN Standards
    • IEEE 802.3
    • IEEE 802.3u
    AC Voltage
    100-240 VAC, 50-60Hz
    Acoustic Noise
    48.5 dBA maximum
    Temperature, Humidity, and Altitude
    • Ambient Temp - Operating: 10° to 35° C; Non-Operating: -40° to 60° C
    • Temp Gradient - Operating: 12° C per hour
    • Humidity (non-condensing) - Operating: 8% to 85% R.H.; Non-Operating: 5% to 95% R.H.
    • Max Wet Bulb - Operating: 26.6° C; Non-Operating: 29.4° C
    • Altitude - Operating: to 7,500 feet; Non-Operating: to 40,000 feet
    User Interface Localization
    User interface localised for English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Brazilian Portugese, Russian, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Arabic, Hebrew, Turkish, Swedish, Dutch, and Polish
    System Requirements
    • Available 10/100/1000 Mbps network Ethernet port
    • Internet Explorer 7, Firefox® 3.x, Chrome 9, Safari 4 or later browser
    • Personal cloud and remote access require an internet connection; UPnP™ compatible router or administrative rights to port forward; 2.5 Mbit/s download, 500Kbit/s upload (not compatible with Active Directory or XP 64 bit)
    • PC Users: Microsoft Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
    • Mac® Users: Mac OS X 10.6 - 10.8
    • Linux® Users: Redhat Enterprise 6, Ubuntu 11, OpenSUSE 11.4, other compatible Linux versions

    Specifications may vary

    • Library

      Lenovo EMC px12-450rLibrary

      Data Sheets

      Protect your investment with flexible service plans
      Assuring the availability of your Lenovo Network Storage devices is a critical part of your data protection strategy. Lenovo has made selecting and obtaining the best level of support for the entire life of this product easy and affordable. Getting your service plan from Lenovo assures dependable delivery of results and lower total cost of ownership of your Lenovo network storage solution. Lenovo service is available 24x7 to protect your network storage technology investment with fast, consistent and reliable technical and problem-solving expertise.

      Affordable Video Surveillance Storage + Management Solutions
      Lenovo's versatile Network Storage family offers three flexible video surveillance storage and management solutions to meet a variety of SMB and distributed enterprise needs. Lenovo has a video surveillance storage solution for everyone. So, when small businesses, distributed enterprises and even small home office users seek the right platform for storing, protecting, sharing and viewing physical security audio and video files, they can start and end their search with Lenovo. Read More...

      Cloud Storage Solutions: The Ultimate Portal to the Cloud
      Lenovo continues to take high-performance network storage to the next level with a diverse range of options for backing up folders directly from Lenovo Network Storage devices to the cloud. Learn More...

      Lenovo Family of Network Storage Devices
      PROTECT, MANAGE, AND SHARE YOUR CRITICAL DATA. Lenovo family of network storage devices offer simple, powerful, and affordable solutions to protect, manage, and share your critical information. They include up to 48TB of storage capacity and enterprise-class business features that organizations need like RAID, UPS Support, snapshots, user replaceable drives, Active Directory support, iSCSI access, cloud storage options, video surveillance solutions and certification for most virtualization environments.

      ENTERPRISE-CLASS BUSINESS SOLUTION FOR SMALL- TO MEDIUM-SIZED BUSINESSES AND DISTRIBUTED ENTERPRISES. The Lenovo EMC px12-450r Network Storage Array is a powerful network storage solution offering the highest levels of performance and advanced data protection for small- to medium-sized businesses and the distributed enterprise. Powered by enterprise-class LenovoEMC storage technology, the Lenovo EMC px12-450r offers advanced data protection features such as multiple RAID levels with hot swap drives, UPS support, user quotas, embedded cloud convenience, data deduplication, snapshots, device-to-device data replication and certification for most virtualization environments. As the highest performing px Series device, the px12-450r offers up to 48TB of storage and Solid State Drive compatibility an ideal combination for production data stores, backup-to-disk target and server virtualization solutions.

      The Foundation for Lenovo Network Storage Solutions - LenovoEMC LifeLine
      DELIVERING ENTERPRISE-CLASS FUNCTIONALITY THAT HELPS SMALL BUSINESSES AND DISTRIBUTED ENTERPRISES STORE, SHARE, MANAGE, AND PROTECT THEIR DATA. LenovoEMC LifeLine, the management software that powers all Lenovo network storage devices, allows users to store, manage and protect all of their valuable data on one centralised, secure, affordable storage appliance. You get enterprise-class data protection, file management and media serving capabilities right out of the box.

      Solution Sheets

      Photos Quick Guide: Add Digital Photos to Your Lenovo Network Storage Device
      I have a digital camera with hundreds of vacation pictures on it. I just bought a Lenovo network storage device. I want to move my pictures from my camera to my Lenovo network storage device, so I can free up space on my camera's memory cards.

      WHAT IS RAID? The most likely component to fail in any computer is the moving part of the hard drive that is spinning anywhere from 5400 RPM to 10,000 RPM. RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) is a redundant system that uses multiple hard drives to store your data, so that even if one drive fails, your data is still safe and accessible.

      I am a network administrator in a small office, and we have several NAS devices on the network. What I really want to do is organise folders and directories so they look like they are part of the same directory tree. I also want to set permissions on these folders and allow other users to add content to them. Read More...

      How To

      RAID 6 using Your Lenovo EMC px6 or px12 Network Storage Device with RAID 6
      I want to make sure my backups are available in the event of a disk drive failure on my NAS device. There's nothing worse than losing your data, especially from your backup drive. RAID 6 offers excellent data availability and peace of mind by being able to sustain up to two drive failures.

      I have lots of photos, movies and songs stored on my Iomega storage device. My game console is my playback source in my entertainment center, and I want to play all my media on the Lenovo NAS device through my game console. Learn More...

      I'd like to join several users into one broadcast domain so that I can keep my departments separate from one another on the network. I also want to connect these users with the flexibility of moving them and not having to reconfigure each time a machine is moved. Can I do that with my Lenovo network storage device so that they can access files and share them amongst each other? Read More...

      iTunes Quick Guide Add Music to Your NAS Device: Listen through iTunes
      I have an iPod touch with hundreds of songs on it and a huge iTunes music library on my home computer. I just bought a Lenovo network storage device, and I want to put my music on it so that my music collection is protected should my computer crash. I also want to use iTunes to listen from any device on my home network.

      White Papers

      Unstoppable Computing: Enterprise Network Availability at an SMB Price
      Regardless of the size of your business, you require an IT infrastructure that is continuously available. You rely on your network servers to share your business-critical files, applications, and data, as well as to host your email and Web environments. In other words, your network is the backbone of your entire operation. Any problem with server hardware or a critical application means unplanned downtime and a loss of productivity costing you time and money.

      Setting Up and Running a Web Server on Your Lenovo Storage Device: Working with Web Server Tools
      Your Lenovo network storage device includes a default home page. You can create a custom home page for your Lenovo network storage device to include html pages and client-side scripting, such as JavaScript. In addition, there are applications available on http://www.lifelineapps.com that can enhance your home page content.

      Configuring and Using WebDAV in LifeLine
      WebDAV provides web-based access to Shares on your Lenovo network storage device. With WebDAV enabled on your Lenovo network storage device, you can view and edit files on your computer through your browser or downloaded WebDAV client, using either HTTP for unencrypted access or HTTPS for encrypted access. You can also access files through WebDAV by downloading a WebDAV client to your mobile device. With WebDAV, you have a convenient way to read and edit content in Shares on your storage device.

      Configuring Active Directory in LifeLine
      Active Directory (AD) is a technology created by Microsoft to provide a variety of network services, including LDAP directory access, Kerberos authentication, DNS-based naming and network information, and information security for user access to networked resources. Active Directory also allows administrators to assign policies, deploy software, and apply critical updates in Windows environments. Active Directory was first released with Windows 2000 Server edition, and revised to extend functionality and improve administration in Windows Server 2003. Additional improvements were made in Windows Server 2003 R2. In Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2, AD was further refined and renamed Active Directory Domain Services.

      Configuring Video Surveillance in LifeLine
      LenovoEMC LifeLine offers various video surveillance solutions, including Mindtree SecureMind Surveillance Manager, Axis Video Hosting System, and Axis Camera Companion. This guide provides information on installing these third-party solutions and setting them up on your Lenovo network storage device.

      Case Studies

      Lenovo EMC Prove their Mettle by Forging Strong Links with Steel Manufacturer
      A Benelux-based manufacturer is one of the leading companies in its industry, producing millions of tones of crude steel per year. Now a geographically-diversified steel producer with a global footprint and a Fortune 500 company, it operates directly in more than 20 countries and maintains a commercial presence in several additional locations across the globe.

      Product Support

      Network Storage Support and Downloads Website

    Standard on the px12-450r:
    4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ 45 Ethernet; 2 x USB 2.0
    RAID Support
    RAID 1, 10, 5, 6, hot spare; RAID 0 and JBOD also available
    Cameras Supported
    Up to 48
    Network File Protocols
    CIFS/SMB/Rally (Microsoft), NFS (Linux/UNIX), AFP Bonjour (Apple), FTP, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, WebDAV, Windows DFS, SNMP
    Supported Users
    Up to 375