D-Link, the end-to-end networking solutions provider for consumers and business, is now shipping the 4-Bay Network Storage Enclosure, a secure and powerful solution for storing and accessing documents across the network and over the Internet, offering tool-less drive installation, OLED display and Gigabit connectivity along with scalable features for easy expansion.
The new D-Link 4-Bay Network Storage Enclosure is designed to enhance file sharing, secure important data, offering unparalleled backup and recovery features for small-to-medium business. The DNS-343 can operate in a variety of drive configurations including Standard, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, and 5 to offer customers flexibility when configuring their data safeguard strategy.
The 4-Bay Network Storage Enclosure rounds out the D-Link family of network storage devices that now include 2-, 4-, 8-, and 15-bay solutions.
With its tool-less installation, the DNS-343 is designed to accommodate up to four SATA drives that can be inserted without any tools or attaching cables. In addition, this Network Storage Enclosure is a scalable solution, allowing users to start with one SATA hard disk drive and add three more to accommodate growth.
The 4-Bay Network Storage Enclosure OLED displays important information including IP address, hard drive statistics, temperature, RAID status, and server status.
The DNS-343 provides a variety of data protection options to help avoid data loss due to hard drive failure. It offers simplified management software, allowing users to create schedules and rules including real-time full or incremental backups and storage quotas for specific user groups. Using the included Memeo backup software, users can automatically safeguard data on to the DNS-343 to create a failsafe protection solution from accidental data loss on the PC.
The D-Link Network Storage Enclosure also features a USB port that can act as a print server port, allowing a USB printer to be added to the network without the need for a dedicated computer. The USB port can also support an Uninterruptible Universal Power Supply monitor that supports smart signaling over a USB connection. In the event of a power outage, the UPS monitor would safely shut the unit down and then automatically power back up when power resumes.
For flexible usage, the DNS-343 includes features such as a built-in FTP server to access files over the Internet and a UPnP Media Server to stream digital content to compatible media players.
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