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NETGEAR ReadyNAS 528X Series
8 Bays with up to 96 TB Storage

NETGEAR ReadyNAS 528X Series

NETGEAR Products
NETGEAR ReadyNAS
ReadyNAS 528X 8-Bay (Diskless)
*Includes a 5-Year Hardware Warranty and 90 Days of Free Tech Support
#RN528X00-100NES
List Price: $2,624.04
Our Price: $1,853.92

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Overview:

The high-end, high performance NAS based on Intel Dual Core Server Processor has a built-in 10Gig Ethernet port and is the ideal professional desktop NAS system for small and medium size businesses. ReadyNAS with its 5 levels of data protection protects your data against human error, catastrophic events and silent data corruption. 5 years warranty and next business day hardware replacement guarantee worry-free IT. And "ReadyCLOUD" personal cloud provides file sharing and sync without boundaries.

Superior Performance Data Storage for Demanding Businesses

Every business faces the same challenges - the increasing amount and criticality of data, and the need to store it and share it both in and outside of the office securely and rapidly. ReadyNAS 520 series offers superior performance storage capabilities for up to 80 users, featuring 10Gigabit Ethernet connectivity and superior streaming capabilities for multiple 1K or single 4K streams. ReadyNAS 520 is available in 4, 6 and 8 Bay configurations. It is a great addition to the ReadyNAS family for small businesses needing to store, share and protect their growing company data. Campuses or universities need to protect their research data, regional branches need to gather and backup their local data and share them with headquarters.

All ReadyNAS are built on the revolutionary ReadyNAS OS 6 operating system and next-gen BTRFS file system. A best-in-class 5 levels of data protection - X-RAID™, Unlimited Snapshots, Bit rot protection, real-time anti-virus and easy offsite replication work in concert to securely protect your data from common risks.

All ReadyNAS systems utilize proprietary ReadyCLOUD technology. With ReadyCLOUD, remotely accessing and sharing files in your own secure private cloud has never been easier. No VPN setup, no port forwarding, no dynamic DNS required.

Featuring an architecture powered by blazing fast quad core hyper threaded Intel Xeon server processors along with DDR4 ECC memory, the RN520 is the no compromise, high performing data storage systems of choice for businesses that need the ultimate in capacity, performance and security.

Features & Benefits:

Key Business Features

Modern GUI Automatic Backup & Sync: Using the ReadyCLOUD app for PC, scheduled protection is easier than ever before
File Server Bit Rot Protection: A proprietary technology protecting your files from unplanned degradation
Unlimited Snapshots Unlimited Snapshots: Unlimited data snapshot capability for on-box protection and flexible data recovery
XRAID2 X-RAID & Instant Provisioning: Easily expand capacity and feel confident knowing that data is always protected
Cloud-managed Replication Cloud-managed Replication: Maintain data sets in multiple locations or ensure protection of data from remote or branch office locations
iSCSI iSCSI and Thin Provisioning: Powerful tools for a businesses taking advantage of virtual infrastructures
Anti-virus & Encryption Anti-virus & Encryption: Keep data protected from outside threats and safe from prying eyes
Modern GUI and ReadyCLOUD Management Modern GUI and Cloud/Remote Access from Anywhere: Sleek modern interface and patented technology for secure remote access without configuration effort

Key Business Solutions

File Server File Server: Unified storage platform for sharing files between Windows, Mac and Linux-based computers
Modern GUI Backup: RAID redundancy with automatic expansion and unlimited data snapshots for point-in-time restore
Disaster Recovery Disaster Recovery: Cloud-managed replication for maintaining multiple sets of data and performing easy restores in case of disaster
Virtualization Virtualization: Thin provisioning, iSCSI support and certified with VMware and Microsoft

Solutions:

ReadyNAS Solutions

File Sharing

File Sharing
These days, running a successful business often depends on successful file sharing—application data, virtual images, client files, email, all the digital files that make your business go. With ReadyNAS, you finally have an advanced and easy-to-use solution for centralizing, securing, and sharing those critical assets. Faster processors mean more simultaneous users can access unified storage—across PC, Mac and Linux environments. ReadyDROP and full Dropbox integration make it easier than ever to sync your important files, photos or videos across all of your webconnected devices.

Backup

Backup
Unlimited snapshots give you complete control over the past, present, and future of your data. This enterprise-class feature copies any point of time in the file system, can be manually or automatically scheduled, and can restore any version with a simple click. Other data protection innovations for disk-based storage like Real Time Anti-Virus and Encryption bring new confidence to the integrity of your data and back-ups.

Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery
The custom-built ReadyNAS OS protects stored data with automatic RAID configuration, the continuous security of Unlimited Snapshots, and easy-to-manage Cloud Replication. By maintaining multiple copies of vital data through cloud replication, it makes it easy for you to move data offsite to protect against natural disasters and theft.

Virtualization

Virtualization
With Unlimited Snapshots, thin provisioning, and improved iSCSI support, ReadyNAS delivers a virtualization platform with nextgeneration features at an affordable price.

Model Comparison:


ReadyNAS Desktop Model Comparison - 520 Series
  ReadyNAS 524X ReadyNAS 626X ReadyNAS 528X
CPU Intel D-1508 Dual Core 2.2GHz Server Processor Intel D-1508 Dual Core 2.2GHz Server Processor Intel D-1508 Dual Core 2.2GHz Server Processor
Memory 4GB DDR4 ECC 4GB DDR4 ECC 4GB DDR4 ECC
Drive Bays 4 6 8
Drive Types Supported SATA/SSD 2.5” or 3.5” SATA/SSD 2.5” or 3.5” SATA/SSD 2.5” or 3.5”
Hot Swappable Drives Yes Yes Yes
Tool-less 3.5” disk Installation Yes Yes Yes
eSATA Expansion Ports 1 1 1
Internal Capacity 40TB 60TB 80TB
Gigabit LAN Ports 1 0 0
10Gbps LAN Ports
(Compatible with Gigabit LAN ports)
1 (10GBase-T) 2 (10GBase-T) 2 (10GBase-T)
USB Ports Three (3) USB 3.0 (1 front, 2 rear) Three (3) USB 3.0 (1 front, 2 rear) Three (3) USB 3.0 (1 front, 2 rear)
Power Supply External 120W: input 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz Internal 200W: input 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz Internal 250W: input 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz
BTU at Full power supply utilization 74.9W
256 BTU/hr
89.1W
304 BTU/hr
104.3W
356 BTU/hr
Power consumption: Operation 41.9W 67.1W 82.2W
Power consumption: (Wake on LAN) 5.3W 310mW 344mW
Power consumption: (Power Off) 204mW 264mW 341mW
2-Line LCD Display Yes Yes Yes
Touch Screen Navigation Yes Yes Yes
Fan (mm) 92mm 120 2x 92mm
Dimensions DxWxH (mm) 238.85 x 185 x 194 288 x 192 x 259 288.55 x 192 x 319 (with feet)
Weight (kg) 4.53kg (exclude HDD) 7.97kg 9.35kg
MTBF @ 40C (hours)   54852 22618.91
OnCall 24x7 1 year: PMB0313
3-year: PMB0333
5-year: PMB0353
1 year: PMB0313
3-year: PMB0333
5-year: PMB0353
1 year: PMB0313
3-year: PMB0333
5-year: PMB0353
Bluetooth dongle Yes Yes Yes

Specifications:


Data Protection (Backup & Replication)

  • Unlimited block-based snapshots for continuous data protection
  • Restore Snapshots to any point in time
  • Restore Snapshot data from local admin GUI, ReadyCLOUD, or native Windows File Explorer
  • Scheduled and manual snapshots
  • Instantly clone snapshots
  • File Synchronization (rsync)
  • Encrypted Remote Replication
  • Cloud managed Remote Replication (ReadyNAS to ReadyNAS). No licenses required for ReadyNAS OS 6 devices.
  • AES 256-bit volume based encryption
  • X-RAID2 (automatic single volume online expansion)
  • Expand multiple RAID groups (vdev)
  • Single Disk, JBOD
  • RAID Levels: 0, 1, 5, 6, 10
  • RAID Global Hot Spare
  • eSATA Expansion
  • Backup to external storage (USB/eSATA)
  • Apple Time Machine support
  • Remote Apple Time Machine backup and restore (over ReadyNAS Remote)
  • ReadyNAS Vault Cloud backup (optional service)
  • Amazon Cloud Drive synchronization (requires Amazon account)
  • DropBox file synchronization (requires DropBox account)
  • Real-time Anti-Virus scanning using signature and heuristic algorithms. (No end-user licenses required) Protection for viruses, malware, worms, and Trojans.
  • Bitrot automatic detection & correction for degraded media

Storage Area Networks (SAN), Virtualization

  • Unlimited iSCSI LUN Snapshot
  • Thin or thick provision LUNs
  • Multi-LUN per target
  • LUN mapping
  • LUN masking
  • SPC-3 Persistent Reservation (iSCSI)
  • MPIO (iSCSI)
  • MC/S (iSCSI)
  • Max # iSCSI Target: 256
  • Max # iSCSI LUN: 256
  • VMware vSphere 5
  • Citrix XenServer 6
  • Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Failover Clustering
  • Windows Server 2012 R2

ReadyCLOUD (cloud access to ReadyNAS)

  • ReadyCLOUD portal based data access and management
  • Upgrade firmware remotely
  • VPN quality remote data transfer and management
  • Share data with friends & co-workers directly from portal
  • Share file via email link

ReadyCLOUD Client Applications

  • ReadyCLOUD client applications for Apple OS X, Microsoft Windows, Android, and Apple iOS
  • VPN quality remote data transfer and management
  • Simple remote access through ReadyCLOUD client (no firewall or router configuration needed)
  • Sync files/folders between PC (Mac/ Windows) & ReadyNAS
  • Sync files/folders between multiple PCs and ReadyNAS
  • Sync files/folders between multiple users & ReadyNAS
  • Backup files/folders from PC to ReadyNAS
  • Sync files/folders between PC (Mac/ Windows) & ReadyNAS
  • Sync files/folders between multiple PCs and ReadyNAS
  • Sync files/folders between multiple users & ReadyNAS
  • Backup files/folders from PC to ReadyNAS

File System & Transfer Protocols

  • ReadyNAS OS 6.5 (RN526X/626X) or later
  • Linux 4.x
  • Internal File System: BTRFS
  • External File System: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+
  • Copy-on-write file system
  • Data Compression
  • Microsoft Network (CIFS/SMB 3)
  • Apple OS X (AFP 3.3)
  • Linux/Unix (NFS v4)
  • Internet (HTTP)
  • Secure Internet (HTTPS)
  • File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  • FTP over SSL / TLS (explicit)
  • FTP Passive mode with port range setup
  • FTP Bandwidth control
  • FTP Anonymous
  • FTP Transfer Log
  • Secure Shell (SSH)
  • Web Authoring (WebDAV)
  • Storage Array Network (iSCSI)
  • File Synchronization (rsync)
  • Local web file manager

Users/Groups

  • Max # Users: 8192
  • Max # User Groups: 8192
  • Max # Share Folder: 1024
  • Max # Concurrent Connections: 1024
  • Share Folder Level ACL Support
  • Advanced Folder Permissions with Subfolder ACL support for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP
  • Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Domain Controller Authentication
  • Local access list
  • ReadyCLOUD based ACL
  • Domain user login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP

Management

  • ReadyCLOUD cloud-based discovery and management
  • RAIDar local discovery agent (Windows/Mac)
  • Save and restore system configuration (clone devices)
  • Local event log
  • Connection reporting (SMB)
  • Local Graphical User Interface (GUI) Languages: English, German, French, Japanese, Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Russian, Swedish, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Czech, Dutch, Korean
  • Unicode support
  • Volume Management
  • Thin provision Shares and LUNs
  • Instant Provisioning/Expansion with data protection
  • Restore to factory default
  • Operating Systems supported: Microsoft Windows 7, 8/8.1, 10, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2/2012, Apple OS X, Linux/ Unix, Solaris, Apple iOS, Google Android
  • Supported Web Browsers (Microsoft Internet Explorer 9+, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox 14+, Google Chrome 20+, Apple Safari 5+)

System Monitoring

  • Device capacity, performance, resource and health monitoring
  • Bad block scan
  • Hard Drive S.M.A.R.T.
  • File System Check
  • Disk Scrubbing
  • Disk Defragment
  • Volume balance
  • Alerts (SMTP email, LCD, SNMP, local log)
  • Auto-shutdown (hard drive, fan, UPS)
  • Auto-restart on power recovery

Networking Protocols

  • TCP/IP
  • IPv4
  • IPv6
  • Static IP Address
  • Dynamic IP Address
  • Multiple IP Settings
  • DHCP Client
  • UPnP Discovery
  • Bonjour Discovery
  • Link Aggregation IEEE 802.3ad
  • Port Trunking (balanced round robin, active backup, balance xor, broadcast, 802.3ad link aggregation LACP, transmit load balancing, adaptive load balancing)
  • Hash Types IEEE 802.3ad LACP or XOR (Layer 2, Layer3, Layer 4)
  • Jumbo Frames
  • Static routes
  • Secure Shell (SSH)
  • Simple Network Management Protocol v2, v3
  • Network Time Protocol (NTP)

Media

  • ReadyDLNA (UPnP DLNA Media Server)
  • ReadyDLNA streams to any compliant device including Playstation and Xbox
  • ReadyDLNA mobile clients for remote media streaming (iOS, Android)
  • ReadyDLNA supported music formats (wav, wma, pcm, ogg, mp3, m4a, flac, aac)
  • ReadyDLNA supported photo formats (jpg, jpeg)
  • ReadyDLNA supported video formats (3gp, mp4, wmv, xvid, vob, ts, tivo, mts, mpeg, mpg, mp4, mov, mkv, m4v, m4p, m2t, m2ts, flv,flc, fla, divx, avi, asf)
  • ReadyDLNA supported playlist formats (pls, m3u)
  • ReadyNAS Surveillance (free trial, license required) supports over 85 brands and 2000 models of IP cameras
  • ReadyNAS Surveillance supports up to 32 cameras for RN526X and 64 cameras for RN626X
  • iTunes Server
  • iTunes supported audio formats (mp3, m4a, m4p, wav, aif)
  • iTunes supported video formats (m4v, mov, mp4)
  • iTunes supported playlist formats (m3u, wpl)
  • TiVo Archiving (varies by model and region)
  • Plex Media Server streams to DLNA and Plex clients (mobile, desktop, Android TV, Roku, Samsung & LG TVs)

Compliance

  • ENGR 10049 EST Environmental Stress Test Guideline
  • ENGR 10045 EVT Engineering Validation Test Guideline
  • ENGR 10048 CVT Compliance Validation Test Guideline
  • ENGR 10046 System Validation Test Guideline
  • ENGR 10023 HALT Accelerated Life Test Guideline
  • ENGR 10036 CDG Component Derating Guideline

Environment

  • Noise levels: <28dBA @ 30C (ReadyNAS 516/716), <24.9dBA @ 30C (all other units)
  • Operating Temperature: 0-40C
  • Operating Humidity: 5-95% relative humidity, non-condensing
  • Smart Fan
  • Scheduled Power on/off
  • UPS Support
  • Network UPS with SNMP Management
  • Wake on LAN
  • Hard drive disk spin down
  • Schedule power on/off
  • Auto-power on (after shutdown)
  • AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V
  • Power Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, Single Phase
  • Certification: FCC Class B, CE Class B, RoHS, VCCI Class B
  • Warranty: 5 years

* The 5-Year Hardware Warranty only covers hardware, fans, and internal power supplies, and does not include external power supplies or software. Hardware modifications or customization void the warranty. The warranty is only valid for the original purchaser and cannot be transferred.

Documentation:

Download the NETGEAR ReadyNAS 520 Series Datasheet (PDF).

Pricing Notes:

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ReadyNAS 528X 8-Bay (Diskless)
*Includes a 5-Year Hardware Warranty and 90 Days of Free Tech Support
#RN528X00-100NES
List Price: $2,624.04
Our Price: $1,853.92
ReadyNAS 528X (8X3TB ES)
*Includes a 5-Year Hardware Warranty and 90 Days of Free Tech Support
#RN528XE3-100NES
List Price: $6,068.11
Our Price: $4,270.90
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*Includes a 5-Year Hardware Warranty and 90 Days of Free Tech Support
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List Price: $7,380.13
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ReadyNAS 528X (8X6TB ES)
*Includes a 5-Year Hardware Warranty and 90 Days of Free Tech Support
#RN528XE6-100NES
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Our Price: $6,906.46
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