Iomega / LenovoEMC launched an updated version of the LifeLine OS for their NAS devices last week. The new release (v 4.0) will be compatible with the existing StorCenter ix and px series devices in the market. Some of the interesting features / updated capabilities being introducied in the new version include snapshots, SSD caching, VM host capability (a first in the SMB NAS market) and NFS v4. The SSD caching (cache pools) feature automatically caches frequently accessed files on a pool of SSDs. RAID protection is also available for these cache pools. The new OS also brings Twonky Media Server v7 integrated for SOHO / home users. The most exciting feature is undoubtedly the IVX integrated virtualization technology which allows the px12 rackmount arrays...

Lenovo and EMC Stir SMB NAS Market with LenovoEMC Joint Venture

News of the Lenovo - EMC joint venture, LenovoEMC crossed the wires last week. We met with Iomega yesterday at CES and discussed what this means for the storage...

1 by Ganesh T S on 1/9/2013

Iomega EZ Media & Backup Center Network Attached Hard Disk Review

The rise of powerful home networking solutions have led to the shift in consumer focus from DAS (Direct Attached Storage) units to NAS (Network Attached Storage) units in the...

17 by Ganesh T S on 11/27/2012

Iomega StorCenter NAS Lineup Refresh: 2-bay px2-300d and 4-bay ix4-300d

Iomega's network storage family consists of three lineups: ARM-based EZ single-bay network attached hard disk for home users ARM-based ix series for value-focused consumers x86-based px series for performance-focused consumers (These come...

16 by Ganesh T S on 10/18/2012

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