Lenovo EMC PX2-300D Diskless Network Storage EU/UK
Lenovo & LenovoEMC Devices -End of Service Life
After March 31, 2020, Lenovo will no longer provide security updates or technical support for the following devices: Lenovo ix4-300d & LenovoEMC px2-300d, px4-300d, px6-300d, px4-400d, px4-400r, px4-300r, px12-400r, px12-450r.
What does this mean? Lenovo is ending their LenovoEMC storage division and will no longer offer warranty or technical support for any LenovoEMC products. Certain features will no longer be available to access such as personal cloud, photo upload service, network video recorder. For more information on the LenovoEMC end of service, refer to Lenovo’s website.
LenovoEMC storage units will still function normally as a network attached storage device to backup or transfer files between devices connected on the same network.
Lenovo EMC™ PX2-300D Network Storage is a high performance business class desktop device, ideal for small-to medium-sized businesses and distributed enterprise locations like branch and remote offices, for content sharing and data protection. Powered by LenovoEMC™ storage technology, and with up to 8TB of storage capacity (HDDs not included) using server-class hard disk drives or a diskless option, the PX2-300D is easy to setup and manage and affordable to own.
The PX2-300D provides cross-platform file sharing and simultaneous iSCSI block access. High performance I/O is achieved through dual GbE connections with port bonding and link aggregation capabilities. The Lenovo EMC™ Personal Cloud technology offers unparalleled simplicity and versatility for data protection and access.
Business users will appreciate the robust data protection features, such as the Snapshots with VSS, EMC Atmos Cloud Connector, EMC Avamar data deduplication, RAID protection with hot swap drives, UPS support, built-in McAfee VirusScan, user quotas and device-to-device data replication. Active Directory support and remote access round out the comprehensive business features. The PX2-300D also embeds Milestone® Arcus™ and Mindtree® SecureMind video surveillance applications along with support for PC, Mac® and Linux® clients.
Best of all, it’s easy to use.
- Fast, three step set up with an intuitive web-based interface
- User friendly web-based management interface.
- Web Interface accessible in 17 supported languages
- Flexible configurations with diskless option
- Compatible with today’s most common backup software, web browsers, media devices and computers.
Lenovo EMC PX2-300D Product Features
Capacity starting at 0TB (diskless) up to 8TB capacity (2 x 4TB SATA HDDs, not included). Empty bays are fitted with a drive carrier. Carrier can accommodate 2.5” and 3.5” drives.
Server Class hard drives are used to ensure higher reliability and performance. These drives are designed to better handle rotational vibration and continuous operation for mission critical applications. Ideal for video surveillance applications.
Dual Gigabit Ethernet connectivity with high performance embedded architecture. Supports teaming or bonding modes to increase network performance or provide higher reliability with NIC failover.
iSCSI target provides block-level access for the most efficient storage utilization, especially for backup, database and email application performance. It can be used in parallel with file-level storage access via CIFS/NFS. Includes support for SCSI-3 persistent reservations.
- Windows Active Directory High-Availability (ADHA), Hybrid Authentication, MSCS and Hyper-V Live Migration support
- Built-in, real-time on-access and automatic anti-Virus scanning and cleaning using the embedded McAfee® VirusScan® Enterprise
Built-in Cloud Technology
- EMC Atmos Cloud Connector
- EMC Avamar data deduplication
- LenovoEMC™ Personal Cloud
- Amazon S3
Advanced Networking Capabilities:
- NIC bonding for failover and load balancing including 802.3ad link aggregation.
- Jumbo frame support for 4000 and 9000 byte payloads. VLAN Tagging capability to IEEE 802.1Q standard.
- iSCSI persistent reservations for clustered Microsoft environments.
Lenovo EMC PX2-300D Technical Specifications
|Part Number||70BA9004EA, SM10G78643|
|Form Factor||Desktop form factor|
|Processor||Intel® Atom D525 1.8 GHz Dual Core|
|Memory||2GB DDR3 RAM|
|Hard Disk Drive||2 x 3.5″ SATA-II Hard Disk Drives (HDD NOT INCLUDED)|
|RAID||JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1|
|Ethernet Ports||2 x RJ45 10/100/1000 Mb/s (GbE)|
|LAN Standards||IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u|
|USB||1 x USB 3.0 and 2 x USB 2.0 ports (to connect external HDD, UPS, Bluetooth dongle)|
|Power Consumption||Maximum: 40 W
Minimum: 20 W (drives spun down)
Peak: 65 W for 1.5 s
|Acoustic Noise||29.3 dBA maximum|
|Network File Protocols Supported||CIFS/SMB/Rally (Microsoft), NFS (Linux/UNIX), AFP/Bonjour (Apple), FTP, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, WebDAV, Windows DFS, SNMP|
|Language||English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Arabic, Hebrew, Turkish, Swedish, Dutch, and Polish.|
|Certifications||Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012
VMware vSphere ESX 5.1 iSCSI and NAS
XenServer 5.5, 5.6 (w/ MPIO), iSCSI & NFS
|Available 10/100/1000 Mb/s network Ethernet port (required)|
|PC Users||Microsoft® Windows® XP / Vista / 7 / 8 (all versions – exclusive of XP 64 bit for Personal Cloud).
Internet Explorer 7, Firefox® 3.x, Chrome 9, Safari 4 or
|MAC||Mac OS X 10.6 – 10.8|
|Linux Users||Redhat Enterprise 6, Ubuntu 11, OpenSUSE 11.4, Other compatible Linux versions|
|Personal Cloud and
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP™) compatible router, or administrative rights to port forward.
Recommended minimum sustained connection speeds for a good Personal Cloud experience.
Download: 2.5 Mbit/s
Personal Cloud is not compatible with Active Directory
Personal Cloud is not compatible with XP 64 bit
|Dimensions (L x W x H)||8.18 x 6.94 x 8.92″ (207.8 x 176.28 x 226.47 mm)|
|Weight||8.5 lb (3.85 kg) with 0 HDDs|
Lenovo EMC PX2-300D Package Contents
- Lenovo EMC™ PX2-300D Network Storage
- Ethernet cable
- Power supply, with 4 interchangeable power cords for the European market
- Printed Quick Start Guide
- Software Download (with): LenovoEMC™ Storage Manager software, User Help Documentation
** HARD DRIVES NOT INCLUDED. AMERICAN OUTLET POWER CORD NOT INCLUDED. **
Please note, to power this network storage unit in America, you will need a separate IEC320 C5 to NEMA 5-15P power cord (pictured below for reference).