updated 06:48 pm EDT, Thu October 10, 2013
New additions allow up to 16TB of storage with redundant Gigabit Ethernet
Western Digital today expanded its storage solution portfolio with the introduction of the new WD Sentinel DS5100 and WD Sentinel DS6100 (S-series) ultra-compact network storage plus servers. The WD Sentinel S-series features Intel Xeon processors and are pre-installed with Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials.
All WD Sentinel network storage products feature WD enterprise-class hard drives and the 4-bay WD Sentinel S-series desktop appliances offer up to 16 TB of raw storage. The WD Sentinel S-series includes WD 3.5-inch datacenter-class hard drives for enhanced data security. Reliability is enhanced with dual dedicated boot drives on the DS6100, dual gigabit Ethernet ports, and dual external DC-in power adapter ports.
WD Sentinel S-series appliances are available today. The WD Sentinel DS5100 is pre-populated in capacities of 4 or 8 TB. The WD Sentinel DS6100 is available with capacities of 8, 12, or 16 TB. Prices begin at $2,560 for the WD Sentinel DS5100 4 TB network storage plus server.