SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Addonics Technologies (www.addonics.com) today announced a small and portable network storage enclosure solution called the Addonics Mini NAS. The new storage device provides fast access to data across most platforms.
Among its key features are a fast Ethernet 10/100Mbps connection and the ability to install any 2.5" SATA hard drive or Solid State Drive (SSD) and make it instantly sharable over the LAN. An USB printer can also be shared over the LAN simultaneously when attached to the Mini NAS.
The Mini NAS is the approximate size of a VHS tape cassette and weighs less than a pound. Its size makes it very portable and allows it to be installed in a small space.
The Mini NAS supports both SMB (Server Message Block) and open source Samba network protocols. This provides for cross-platform access of all shared data for most versions of Windows, Mac OS X, and various Linux distributions.
For remote users not connected over a LAN, the Mini NAS provides FTP access for up to eight simultaneous users anywhere in the world with an internet connection. In addition, the Mini NAS can be configured as a bit-torrent downloading appliance or as an iTunes media server.
Other features include ease of installation; low power requirements; the ability to be set as a DHCP server or client; support of Samba servers for up to 64 clients; support of FTP servers for up to eight clients, and the ability to be used as a print server and an UPnP AV server to share photo/music files stored on the file server with XBOX 360 video game consoles connected to a LAN.
The Mini NAS also provides read/only or read/write access to folders and administrative management access via web browser with password security.
List price starts at $69.