Pros

  • Puts any USB drive to work as network storage
  • Full featured

Cons

  • No USB 3.0 support
  • No FTP access

At A Glance

Affordable device capably turns USB storage into a full NAS setup.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Iomega iConnect Wireless Data Station is a simple way to bring all of your desktop and portable USB storage into your network. Plug your external USB drives or USB thumb drives (any brand) into the Iomega iConnect device and they are automatically connected to and accessible on your network. Remote access allows you to connect, share, and access your files securely from anywhere in the world via the Internet. Wireless connectivity allows you to place the Iomega iConnect device in the most convenient location in your home without having to run another cable. Taking backup data off-site for disaster recovery has never been easier. Simply back up all your networked computers through the Iomega iConnect device, and then take your hard drive off-site for safekeeping. The Iomega iConnect device truly makes your USB drives ?smart? and includes the ultimate set of advanced media features, such as the DLNA-certified UPnP AV media server, and iTunes server so that content can be easily shared between computers and any other digital media adapters such as game consoles, Iomega ScreenPlay products, digital picture frames or networked TVs. Picture Transfer Protocol, torrent download compatibility, and the Cooliris slide show plug-in round out the advanced media features. Embedded RSA BSAFE encryption for protected installs and upgrades. Supports PC, Mac and Linux clients.

Manufacturer’s Website

Iomega iConnect

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 34779
Storage
Drive type NAS
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Gigabit ethernet
  • USB 2.0
USB 2.0 Yes
General Features
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