• Press Release

    October 13, 2011

    Iomega Announces Compatibility with Symantec Backup Exec for Iomega StorCenter Network Storage Devices

    Compatibility with Symantec Makes Server Backup a Breeze for SMBs Using Award-Winning Iomega Desktop and Rackmount NAS

    SAN DIEGO - October 13, 2011 -

    Iomega Corporation, an EMC company (NYSE:EMC) and a leading innovator in data storage solutions for small and medium businesses (SMBs), today announced compatibility for the Iomega® StorCenter™ ix and px series of network storage products with Symantec Backup Exec 2010 as well as Hardware Compatibility Listing (HCL) status for compatible products.

    "With Symantec as one of the leaders in data protection, Iomega is demonstrating our commitment and leadership to small and medium businesses with compatible, reliable and cost effective network storage for Symantec backup and recovery," said Jonathan Huberman, president of the Iomega Corporation.

    Amit Walia, vice president of product management for Backup Exec, Symantec, said, "It's extremely important to Symantec to have the leading SMB storage providers qualified with Backup Exec. The Iomega partnership means that our customers have more choices for industry-leading network storage targets in their backup deployments."

    With HCL listing, Iomega StorCenter network storage products are identified as compatible disk targets for Backup Exec software. Iomega products can be connected to Backup Exec via CIFS or iSCSI protocols, and have been tested as Basic B2D (Backup-to-Disk) targets and validated with Symantec Granular Restore (GRT) technology.

    Iomega StorCenter Network Storage Devices

    Iomega network storage products include the double-drive desktop Iomega® StorCenter™ ix2-200 Cloud Edition NAS unit, which ships with up to 6TB* of networked storage capacity; the four-drive desktop Iomega® StorCenter™ ix4-200d Cloud Edition, with up to 12TB of storage capacity; and the new four- and six-drive desktop Iomega® StorCenter™ px4-300d and px6-300d models, available in diskless configurations, partially populated and up to 18TB of storage, including SSD capabilities for high I/O performance. There are also rackmount StorCenter ix and px series models that offer up to 36TB of storage capacity.

    All of Iomega's StorCenter NAS devices utilize the acclaimed EMC LifeLine™ software, a fully-developed Linux operating environment that incorporates EMC's world class storage and security technologies typically available only for enterprise-level customers.

    For more information on Iomega's complete line of StorCenter network storage models, please go to www.iomega.com.

    Iomega StorCenter NAS devices carry a three-year warranty with registration.

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