Lenovo EMC px4-300r
Lenovo EMC px4-300r Network Storage Array
High performance server class rackmount array that is ideal for small-to medium-sized businesses and distributed enterprises for advanced data protection and local and remote content sharing.
Lenovo EMC px4-300rFeatures
Number of Users
Up to 150 users
Built around the Intel® Celeron Dual Core 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.
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 including 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 px4-300r Network Storage ArrayLenovo EMC Family of Network Storage Arrays
- Tech Specs
Lenovo EMC px4-300rTech Specs
Description Lenovo EMC px4-300r Network Storage Array Form Factor1U form factor; less than 20" depth accommodates shallow racks ProcessorIntel® Celeron™ E1500 Dual Core 2.2GHz Memory2GB DDR3 Ethernet2 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet ports (RJ45 connector) Configurations
- Diskless option - bring your own hard drives
- Storage pools with RAID expansion, migration, and hot spares
- Advanced RAID levels including hot spare
- RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, hot spare
- Note: RAID/storage pool should be the same capacity, speed, and manufacturer. Mixing different types of drives may result in unpredictable behavior.
- Max: 150W
- Min: 55W (drives spun down)
- Peak: 220W for 5s
- Note: These values represent a fully loaded device with the highest capacity HDD. Values may differ with other configurations.
iSCSI SupportSupports 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. Ports3 USB 2.0 LAN Standards
- IEEE 802.3
- IEEE 802.3u
AC Voltage100-240 VAC, 50-60Hz Acoustic Noise39.6 dBA maximum Temperature, Humidity, and Altitude
- Ambient Temp - Operating: 10° to 40° 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 LocalizationUser 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
Lenovo EMC px4-300rLibraryData Sheets
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LENOVO EMC PX4-300R NETWORK STORAGE ARRAY
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- 2 x 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ 45 Ethernet; 3 x USB 2.0
- RAID Support
- RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, hot spare
- Cameras Supported
- Up to 32
- 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 150