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The Promise SmartStor NS4600, Enterprise-Class RAID technology for Home, SOHO and Small Business from the World-Wide Leader in SATA/SAS RAID Technology, Promise Technology. The SmartStor NS4600 protects your digital content allowing access over your home network, business network and even over the Internet.
Digital Media Streaming in the Home
Need to share Digital Media in your Home? The SmartStor NS4600 is the perfect DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) Digital Media Server (DMS) for the Digital Home of today and tomorrow. DLNA Certified Digital Media Servers such as The SmartStor NS4600 can be automatically discovered by Digital Media Players (DMP), Digital Media Renderers (DMR) and Digital Media Controllers (DMC) allowing Pictures, Music and Video to be shared instantly at any time in the home. Sony's Playstation 3, Sony's Bravia –Series LCD HDTV, Pioneer's Elite Series Blu-Ray Player, Samsung's 750 & 850 Series LCD HDTV and Nokia's N95 8GB SmartPhone are all DLNA Certified Devices that are capable of streaming content instantly from the SmartStor NS4600.
Taking things one step further, you can browse the SmartStor NS4600 with the Nokia N95 8GB (DMC) or Nokia N10 Internet Tablet, select a Video and then choose a Renderer (Player) to playback the Video with NO need for the remote control or to disrupt the current listening or viewing experience during the browsing process. Streaming content via XBOX 360 is also supported with the DLNA service of the SmartStor NS4600.
DLNA Video streaming from SmartStor NS4600 to Samsung 750 Series DLNA LCD TV:
iTunes Digital Media Server with Video Support
Everyone has purchased content from Apple's iTunes Store and typically you can only playback the content if the content is on your Computer or IPod/IPhone. Using the iTunes Digital Media Server function of the SmartStor NS4600 you can store Music Files (MP3/AAC) and (H.264/MOV/MP4/M4V) Video Files on the SmartStor NS4600 and playback using iTunes in MAC OS X (Windows Supports Music only).
You can even playback Protected Music, Movies, Music Videos and TV Shows purchased from the iTunes Store directly from the SmartStor NS4600 using any of your 5 authorized computers. Sharing your favorite TV Show has just become a little easier.
Mobile Media Access (SmartStor Media Center)
With the SmartStor NS4600, enjoy and share your music, videos, and photos with your family and friends using Wi-Fi enabled portable devices such as the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, Windows Mobile 5/6 PDA Phones, Nokia N95, Sony PSP or any PC or Mac. The only requirement is a web browser and media player. You no longer need to copy "all" of your media files to your portable device, Flash Drive or USB-Firewire Drive to enjoy when you are away from home. Forgot to bring a certain music, picture or video file with you? Not a problem! Down the file using SmartStor Media Center from anywhere on the planet (must have internet connection).
The SmartStor NS4600 features a built in Web Server that can be used to Host Intranet or Internet Websites. The SmartStor NS4600 supports PHP and HTML and requires no additional setup. Host your own Blog, intranet within your company or simply do your own thing.
File Share over Internet (Remote Access)
The SmartStor NS4600 supports backup over the internet with SmartNAVI. No matter where you are in the world, you can backup your data to your SmartStor NS4600 and also access data for download. SmartStor NS4600 also supports FTP Server for accessing using any number of popular FTP Clients.
Create and Share Photo Albums
Create Flash Based Photo Album of your favorite pictures to share with your colleagues, family and friends using SmartNAVI. Upon creating and saving your Photo Album, you can choose to either export the Album to a local Computer or upload to SmartStor NS4600 for viewing using Remote Access (File Share over Internet).
Build your own File and Backup Server
As a small footprint BYOD (bring-your-own-disk) multi-terabyte SATA Network Storage Server and Digital Media Server, SmartStor NS4600 provides an easy, cost effective solution for Home, SOHO & Small Business users to share files, store and access digital content in addition to performing backups of critical data on machines throughout the home or local network. Support for up to four hot swappable SATA 3 GB/shared drives, the SmartStor NS4600 allows you to expand capacity as your needs grow at the lowest incremental cost. Snapshot, NAS to NAS Replication and Comprehensive file sharing protocols support enables cross-platform file services and backup for Windows, UNIX, Linux, and Macintosh. With SmartStor NS4600, SOHO and Small Business Users can maximize ROI and productivity by providing a scalable file server, backup solution and print service solution.
The SmartStor NS4600 takes a real time image of SmartStor ™ volume in seconds. Users can restore the specific point-in-time data at file level.
The SmartStor NS4600 provides the most cost-effective disaster recovery solution by replicating data from a local NS4600 to a remote NS4600 via internet.
One Touch Backup
The SmartStor NS4600 enables a quick, automatic client backup at the touch of one button.
The SmartStor NS4600 uses incremental backup to reduce time and space by including only changed files.
New user interface with easy management feature and multimedia playback
SmartNAVI, the advanced client utility for SmartStor NAS (SmartStor NS4600 ), inherits all of it's features from our previous generation NAS Utility and is enhanced with AI (Artificial Intelligence). SmartNAVI can discover the client side network topology and optimize the SmartStor for the user's environment. This technology enables the user to configure SmartStor in two steps without any network knowledge. Additionally, an enhanced interface helps user's access services on SmartStor via system navigator and quick menu. The easy Setup Wizard requires only few clicks to complete SmartStor NS4600 installation.
The embedded web-based GUI management software, WebPASM, allows you to fully configure, monitor, shut down, and restart SmartStor NS4600 from local or remote site. One of SmartNAVI's greatest features is the ability to access ALL of your folder shares with a SINGLE click. Easily browse and playback Music and Video files stored on the SmartStor NS4600 with a few clicks of the mouse. Playlist support and variable window sizes are all part of the package. SmartNAVI is all about Ease of Use.
Apple Time Machine Support
Apple's Time Machine is without a doubt the best backup tool ever included with an Operating System. The SmartStor NS4600 supports Time Machine backup in the OS X Environment and has been extensively tested. Setting up Time Machine backups with SmartNAVI is painless, fast and does not require you to jump through hoops.
MAC OS X Apple File Protocol (AFP) and Bonjour Services
SmartStor NS4600 utilizes the latest in MAC OS X discovery technologies via Bonjour File and Printer Services. You can automatically discover and immediately access the SmartStor NS4600 embedded web-based GUI management (Promise Array Storage Management) using the Safari Web Browser in OS X. Automatic discovery of available printers attached to the SmartStor NS4600 simplifies printer sharing and makes printing easy. AFP (Apple File Protocol) and Bonjour File Discovery allow the SmartStor NS4600 to be accessed from the Finder/Macintosh HD in Mac OS X.
An Ultra Quiet and Green Box
SmartStor NS4600 meets the RoHS standard, which shows that we care about the environment as much as you do. The Standby feature of the SmartStor NS4600 allows hard drives to spin-down reducing power consumption during periods of inactivity. The Wake-on-LAN feature immediately returns the SmartStor NS4600 to active mode upon access your data. Thanks to the new enclosure design, system noise generated by the fan is no longer a concern.
Field-proven RAID technology
SmartStor NS4600 comes with Promise's field-proven RAID technology. It supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, and offers rich enterprise-class RAID features at entry level price. Features include on-line capacity expansion, RAID level migration, advanced error handling (PerfectRAID), hot spare, and more.
The SmartStor NS4600 allow you to upgrade RAID level and add disks incrementally without any operation interruption, shutting down your NAS or completely delete an existing array to rebuild from scratch with painful data loss.
* OCE: on-line capacity expansion; RLM: RAID level migration.
Ease of installation and management
Besides DHCP support for easy network configuration, SmartStor NS4600 features various management tools to meet the needs of novices and advanced users. The easy Setup Wizard requires only few clicks to complete installation of the SmartStor NS4600. For Advanced users, the embedded web-based GUI management software, WebPASM, allows the users to fully configure, monitor, shut down, and restart SmatStor NS4600 locally and remotely.