Faster, larger capacity, the fourth-generation WD Arkeia Network Backup Device Post




Faster, larger capacity, the fourth-generation WD Arkeia Network Backup Device Post
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WD 27 announced the launch of the fourth generation of enterprise-class WD Arkeia Network Backup devices.

WD announced on the 27th the fourth generation of WD Arkeia Network Backup equipment, providing SMEs with All-in-One Backup and disaster reduction function.

The new series of products from WD Arkeia rack space occupied by four system components, providing a faster processor, a larger disk capacity, but also increased memory capacity. A new generation of WD Arkeia also integrates SSD, to shorten the backup time and enhance the speed reduction. Another built-in WD Arkeia v10.1 software also provides a new “Seed and Feed” technology to support hybrid cloud backup, which allows SMEs to move backup data over the network.


New Series WD Arkeia equipment not only updated the high-end devices, but also provides an entry-level choice: WD Arkeia R120s and R220s, these two entry-level models are available with optional LTO4 tape drive, respectively, with Intel Atom dual-core and quad-core Xeon processor, and WD existing devices can be provided for these two devices provide 2TB storage capacity to 12 TB, but also built-WD Arkeia v10.1 software.

WD Arkeia device provides the following functionality:

Increase backup and restore speed: New features include support for LTO5 tape drives, processors support up to eight dual-core Intel Xeon processors, in the purchase module also provides integrated SSD function, and a maximum memory support 96GB, in order to increase disk image files and data backup and restore speeds. WD’s patented advanced to duplicate data (Progressive Deduplication) technology you can through a local area network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN) data before transmission, compressing the data on the source computer to speed backups.
Higher storage capacity: and the third generation compared to the fourth generation WD Arkeia support double the capacity of the original disk capacity up to 48TB, and do RAID-6 configuration.
Easier to use: the fourth generation of WD Arkeia V.10.1 version of the software will be supplied, including built-in wizards to help users to set processes.
Storage Reliability: All equipment with a new generation of WD Arkeia WD enterprise-class WD RE hard to maintain the highest data accuracy.
Simplify tapeless, remote storage: WD Arkeia Software V. 10.1 strengthening all WD Arkeia backup device support for hybrid clouds. “Seed and feed” feature allows administrators to backup hard drive connected via USB forefront of data and large files, and add value by controlling the backup WAN night bandwidth to support remote network backup.

The fourth-generation WD Arkeia Network Backup equipment, including RA4300, RA4300T, RA5300, RA6300 and other models will be in July 2013 in the United States, Canada and Europe, through some direct retailers and WD authorized value-added retailers sell. Suggested retail price of 9,990 U.S. dollars (about NT $ 290,000 9,750 yuan) start. WD Arkeia Network Backup device has a one year unlimited technical support, software upgrades to ensure a year, and one-year limited hardware warranty.


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