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NETGEAR ReadyNAS 628X Series
8 Bays with up to 96 TB Storage

NETGEAR ReadyNAS 628X Series

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Ultimate performance Data Storage at the Speed of 10 Gigabit

10 Gigabit Ethernet is quickly becoming the standard for business networks, driven by faster computing end-points and the proliferation of wireless mobile devices. The RN620 meets the demands of the next generation network by integrating dual 10 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces, avoiding networking bottlenecks, and 4K video multi-streaming and real-time transcoding for ultimate streaming performance. ReadyNAS® 620 is available in 6 and 8 Bay for a total storage capacity of 80TB or up to130TB with expansion module, up to 120 users, for optimized usage in high-demanding environments such as creative studios, company headquarters or large branch offices.

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 the blazing fast quad core hyper threaded Intel Xeon server processors along with DDR4 ECC memory, the RN620 is the no compromise, high performing data storage systems of choice for businesses that need the ultimate in capacity, performance and security.

All Inclusive Solution for Data Sharing, Storing & Securing

File Sharing

File Sharing: Unified storage platform for sharing files between Windows, Mac and Linux-based computers

Backup & Recovery

Backup & Recovery: ReadyDR disaster recovery solution based on block level replication technology

Hard Drive Redundancy

Hard Drive Redundancy: RAID redundancy with automatic expansion and unlimited data snapshots for point-in-time restore.

App Managed

App Managed: Easily manage your ReadyNAS from the palm of your hand with NETGEAR Insight app

Cloud Collaboration

Cloud Collaboration: Share selected folders and files with ReadyCLOUD with partners, clients or internal teams


Virtualization: Thin provisioning, iSCSI support and certified with VMware

Key Business Features

Automatic Backup & Sync

Automatic Backup & Sync: Using the ReadyCLOUD app for PC, scheduled protection is easier than ever before

Cloud-managed Replication

Cloud-managed Replication: Maintain data sets in multiple locations or ensure protection of data from remote or branch office locations

Bit Rot Protection

Bit Rot Protection: A proprietary technology protecting your files from unplanned degradation

iSCSI and Thin Provisioning

iSCSI and Thin Provisioning: Powerful tools for a business taking advantage of virtual infrastructures

Unlimited Snapshots

Unlimited Snapshots: Unlimited data snapshot capability for on-box protection and flexible data recovery

Anti-virus & Encryption

Anti-virus & Encryption: Keep data protected from outside threats and safe from prying eyes

X-RAID & Instant Provisioning

X-RAID & Instant Provisioning: Easily expand capacity and feel confident knowing that data is always protected

Modern GUI and Cloud/Remote Access from Anywhere

Modern GUI and Cloud/Remote Access from Anywhere: Sleek modern interface and patented technology for secure remote access without configuration effort

Model Comparison:

ReadyNAS 626X ReadyNAS 628X
CPU Intel® D-1521 Quad Core 2.4GHz Xeon Hyper Threaded Server Processor Intel® D-1521 Quad Core 2.4GHz Xeon Hyper Threaded Server Processor
Drive Bays 6 8
Drive Types Supported SATA/SSD 2.5” or 3.5” SATA/SSD 2.5” or 3.5”
Hot Swappable Drives Yes Yes
Tool-less 3.5” disk installation Yes Yes
eSATA Expansion Ports 1 1
Internal Capacity 60TB 80TB
Gigabit LAN Ports 2 Gigabit LAN ports 2 Gigabit LAN ports
10Gbps LAN Ports 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)
Power Supply Internal 200W input 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz Internal 250W input 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz
BTU at Full power supply utilization 100.0W
341 BTU/hr
446 BTU/hr
Power consumption: Operation 70.5W 85.6W
Power consumption: (Wake on LAN) 310mW 348mW
Power consumption: (Power Off) 264mW 341mW
2-Line LCD Display Yes Yes
Push Button Navigation Yes Yes
Fan (mm) 120 120
Dimensions DxWxH (mm) 288 x 192 x 259 288.55 x 192 x 319
Weight (kg) 7.97kg 9.38kg
ProSUPPORT Service Packs Available On Call 24x7 1-year: PMB0313
3-year: PMB0333
5-year: PMB0353
1-year: PMB0313
3-year: PMB0333
5-year: PMB0353
Bluetooth dongle Yes Yes


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-RAID™ (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 6.6 (RN626X/628X) 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


  • 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


  • 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)


  • 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)


  • 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


  • 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*


  • RTRAY05: Replacement/additional 3.5” or 2.5” disk drive tray

Add-on Applications

  • One click installation of add-on applications directly through local GUI
  • Application available for productivity, media, backup, surveillance, and many others
  • NETGEAR applications include Surveillance, Photo Sharing, Advanced configuration tools
  • Partner applications include BitTorrent Sync, Plex, Memeo, DVBlink
  • Community applications include Transmission, ownCloud, qBittorrent, mySQL, VPN server, Syslog, Wordpress, joomla, Media Wiki, and others
  • Application availability subject to change
  • Applications may impact overall performance
  • Software Development Kit (SDK) available for 3rd party developers