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Iomega 35553 StorCenter ix2 6TB NAS Network Attached Storage - 35553

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by SS on 4/19/2013

This storage device works great, the cloud setup is not the easiest, but the device itself works well and once it is setup, you are good to go.

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Product Overview

The Iomega® StorCenter™ ix2 Network Storage, 2-bay is a compact desktop network storage device that is perfect for small businesses, home offices or advanced home networks, offering content sharing, data protection and basic video surveillance capabilities. Utilizes the acclaimed EMC LifeLine™ software, a fully-developed Linux operating environment that incorporates select EMC world class storage technologies typically available only for enterprise-level customers.


Manufacturer Iomega
Mfg Part# 35553
SKU 234824662
UPC 742709355530
UPC 14 00742709355530
Product Guide Check out all the different ways Iomega products can be used within your home and/or home office!
Configurations— Diskless (ix2-dl, 0 HDD) or Fully Populated (2 HDD)
Drive Capacities and Type— 1TB, 2TB, 3TB (SATA II)
RAID Support— RAID 1 (mirror) with automatic RAID rebuild. JBOD mode also available.
Network File Protocols Supported— CIFS/SMB/Rally (Microsoft), NFS (Linux/UNIX), AFP/Bonjour (Apple), FTP, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, WebDAV, Windows DFS, SNMP.
Gigabit Ethernet connectivity with Jumbo frame support and high performance embedded architecture.
iSCSI Target— Provides block-level access for the most efficient storage utilization, especially for backup, database and email application performance. It can be used in parallel with file-level storage access via CIFS/NFS.
Easy three step setup - Simply plug into your router, power on, and download the integrated Iomega Storage Manager and QuikProtect backup software.
User friendly web-based management interface
Web Interface accessible in 16 supported languages
Access files from any networked Windows, Apple or Linux computer for easy file sharing.
Easily share content with friends and family outside of your home using the exclusive Iomega® Personal Cloud feature. Invited guests will have access to read and write to files and folders on your network drive. No need to email file attachments.
Iomega Link iOS application— Iomega Link gives you a direct link to your StorCenter device via your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. You have the ability to upload, download, browse and stream content on your Iomega network storage devices using Iomega Link mobile app. (download app from iTunes)
Built-in photo slide-show sharing feature – easily select and share your digital pictures on the web.
File distribution made easy. Drop files into a designated distribution folder, and all of those on the distribution list automatically get an email with either the files attached, or a link to download the files.
Active Directory Support— Functions as a client member in an Active Directory domain allowing the StorCenter ix2 to utilize the domain users and groups.
Easily copy files to and from attached USB drives or any network share - including Iomega Personal Cloud locations - using the rsync or CIFS protocol.
Define your Copy Job to copy/synchronize files to and from connected drives and/or any other shared storage on your network.
Schedule jobs to run on a predetermined schedule.
Expandability— Add storage capacity by connecting external USB hard disk drives. Supports read/ write on Fat32, NTFS, ext2/ext3, or HFS+ formatted drives.
Application Manager— Third party applications can be installed using the embedded application manager.
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.
Power Savings—Automatic hard drive spin-down assures the most efficient (minimal) power consumption.
Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Support— Enables unattended system shutdown via the USB port without data loss in the case of power failure.
System Status— Consolidated resource on space utilization, device information, and status. In addition, you can manage controls such as device restart from here.
SMART Hard Drive Monitor— Continually monitors and reports on the health of all drives in the Iomega StorCenter system
Reporting— Email alerts and Event Logging provide up-to-the minute updates on the status of your device even when you are away from your computer. SNMP agent monitoring helps administrators centrally manage the StorCenter ix2.
Data Protection Software— Iomega's QuikProtect™ backup software is available for download.
Iomega® Personal Cloud— Iomega Personal Cloud is a patent-pending, web-based computing architecture that connects your Iomega StorCenter™ Network Storage Array devices to other individuals and/or devices via the Internet
Software Compatibility— Compatible with today’s most common backup software, web browsers, media devices and computers
Three year limited warranty with product registration within 90 days of purchase
Tech Specs
Desktop, compact form factor
Marvell 3282 CPU at 1.6GHz with 256MB DDR3 DRAM
2 x 3.5" Easy-Swap SATA-II Hard Disk Drives
1 x RJ45 10/100/1000Mbps (GbE) Ethernet port. LAN standards: IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
1 x USB 2.0 port (to connect external HDD, printers, UPS, Bluetooth dongle)
AC Voltage 100-240 VAC
Power consumption - 5 Watts (min) - 19 Watts (max)
Acoustic noise - 28 dB maximum
User interface localized for English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Arabic, Hebrew, Turkish, Swedish, Polish.
Qualified Hard Drives
Seagate 7200 Grenada 1TB, Model ST1000DM003
Seagate 7200 Grenada 2TB, Model ST2000DM001
Seagate 7200 Grenada 3TB, Model ST3000DM001
Hitachi 5400rpm CoolSpin (Jupiter) 1TB, Model HDS5C1010CLA382
Hitachi 5400rpm CoolSpin (Mariner) 2TB, Model HDS5C3020ALA632
Hitachi 5400rpm CoolSpin (Mars-K) 3TB, Model HDS5C3030ALA630
Operating System
EMC LifeLine™ - A fully-developed Linux operating environment and suite of applications
Physical Dimensions
Width: 3.91 in (14.86cm)
Length: 7.94 in (20.16cm)
Height: 5.85 in (14.86cm)
Weight: 5.5 lbs (2.49 kg)
PC Users (System Requirements)
Pentium ® 300Mhz processor or higher
Must meet minimum RAM requirements for your operating system
Microsoft® Windows® XP / Vista / 7 (all versions - exclusive of XP 64 bit for Personal Cloud)
Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 7.0, Firefox® 3.x
CD or DVD drive to install software
Available 10/100/1000 Mbps network Ethernet port (required)
DHCP-configured network (recommended)
Network hub, switch, or router (recommended)
Mac® Users (System Requirements)
Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.7
Apple Safari 3.0 browser or higher
CD or DVD drive to install software
Must meet minimum RAM requirements for your operating system
Available 10/100/1000 Mbps network Ethernet port (required)DHCP-configured network (recommended)
Network hub, switch, or router (recommended)
Linux Users (System Requirements)
Supported Linux distributions: Redhat Enterprise Linux 4/5 Desktop/Workstation, Ubuntu 7.10-10.10, Fedora 7/8, FedoraCore 5/6, OpenSUSE 10.3-11.3, Debian 4
Network adapter 10/100/1000 Ethernet
DHCP-configured Network (recommended)
Network hub, switch, or router (recommended)
Personal Cloud and Remote Access Requirements
Internet connection
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP™) compatible router or administrative rights to port forward
To implement Personal Cloud, the user must have the ability to expose a specific port to the internet
Recommended minimum sustained connection speeds for a good Personal Cloud experience; Download: 2.5 Mbit/s; Upload: 500Kbit/s
Personal Cloud is not compatible with Active Directory
Personal Cloud is not compatible with XP 64 bit
Note: All specifications are subject to change without notice and may change depending upon your computer’s performance and specifications.
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