HP takes aim at the top of the home server market and hits it spot on with the MediaSmart series. This compact box is more than just a drive controller and some connectors. It's powered by an extremely energy efficient Intel Celeron 2.0GHz 64-bit processor with 2GB of DDR2 memory. Windows Home Server operating system helps you easily store, access, share and protecting your digital files.
The EX485 features 4 hard drive bays for easy expandability. It already includes a large 750GB SATA drive for great storage, and you can add additional hard drives without tools. If that isn't enough, there are 4 external USB 2.0 ports for external storage devices, printers and wireless networking. Or, if you want to go wired, there's a Gigabit Ethernet port. An e-SATA port is provided for high-speed external drives. This gives you redundancy or the ability to attach networked devices.
Automatically manage files, back up multiple computers and deliver security protection. You can even set up a personal web address to be used for remote access and by visitors. Enjoy the functionality home server system with HP MediaSmart EX485!
- High-performance Home Server/NAS PlatformThe HP MediaSmart EX485 provides a versatile platform for building a home server and Network Attached Storage (NAS) with the combination of a powerful Celeron 2.0GHz 64-bit processor, 2GB of DDR2 memory and wide OS support for Windows Home Server, Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista, Linux and Mac OS X.
- SATA Hard Drive SupportThe HP MediaSmart EX485 features a large 750GB hard drive, and supports installation of up to 4 HDDs for storage expansion.
- eSATA and USB 2.0 ConnectivityThe HP MediaSmart EX485 features an eSATA port and four USB 2.0 ports so you can add external hard drives, USB drives, printers and wireless adapters for storage and functionality expansion.
- Gigabit Network ConnectionThe HP MediaSmart EX485 features a Gigabit Ethernet port for up to 10X the speed of most 100M network connections and excellent usability for home networks.