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MicroNet Unveils NAS Solution

TORRANCE, Calif. -- MicroNet Technology, an innovator in storage solutions, today unveiled a new Network Attached Storage solution for the masses, combining multi-terabyte capacity, integrated print server, iTunes music server and zero-touch automated backup starting at less than $350.

MicroNet’s new Fantom™ Drives G-Force MegaDisk NAS appliance is the latest addition to the G-Force MegaDisk family of storage products, and the first NAS RAID solution in the G-Force MegaDisk product line. The MegaDisk NAS incorporates many of the features of MicroNet’s higher-end Platinum NAS product line but with pricing and zero-touch backup technology that make the products ideally suited for home and SOHO customers.

MicroNet’s newest NAS solution is based on a dual-core processor, providing plenty of computing power to allow home users to easily share digital photos, video and music from a centralized digital hub, while enabling SOHO customers to collaborate with painless cross-platform file sharing. The built-in iTunes Server enables sharing of

MP3 and MP4 content, including content purchased from the iTunes Store that is properly authorized. MicroNet ensures that irreplaceable family videos and photos, as well as business data, are fully protected by including a free five-user license of NTI Software’s Shadow zero-touch backup software, a $150 value.

“The strong growth in home networking combined with the explosive growth in digital content contained on those networks makes consumer-class NAS the perfect storage solution for these customers,” said Joe Trupiano, director of marketing at MicroNet. Trupiano also noted that the target users historically have not been vigilant about backing up at-risk data on their PCs, an increasingly dangerous issue given the vast amounts of data at risk across multiple user desktops. “Traditional backup solutions have ignored these customers by being too complex or too minimalist to have real value. Even the so-called “one-touch” backup options are one touch too many as they require the users to be proactive, stop what they’re doing and perform the backup. The zero- touch backup technology of NTI Shadow is the perfect software complement to the MegaDisk NAS.”

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