Acer announces Acer Aspire easyStore Home Server
May 22, 2009 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) --
Acer, a computer manufacturer, announced on Thursday (21 May) the new
Acer Aspire easyStore Home Server for customers in the US.
The company said that Aspire easyStore, outfitted with Microsoft
Windows Home Server, has been designed for households and home-based
businesses with multiple PCs. It offers a simple way to network home
computers, centralise, share and protect digital data as well as access
it remotely, regardless of the location.
The black tower measures 8.3" x 7.8" x 7.08". One-touch USB copy
enables quick file uploading. Users need to plug in the USB device and
push the button and the data is automatically sorted and stored by file
type into designated folders.
The server features an Intel Atom processor 230, 2GB DDR2 memory, 1TB
hard drive and three hard drive bays available for storage expansion.
The hot swappable HDD cage enables users to increase their data storage
by adding up to three 3.5" internal hard drives, which means it offers
up to about 7TB of total data storage. The cage is outfitted with
release levers for each drive to keep them secure. In addition, a
recovery/reset pinhole provides additional data protection by enabling
system restores and data recoveries with one touch.
In addition, the server works with DLNA (Digital Living Network
Alliance) 1.5 Certified Home Server (DMS) and digital media player
(DMP) to enable music playback as well as photo and video viewing on a
Microsoft Windows Home Server centralises digital media in one
location, making it easy to access files, photos, videos and music from
any PC on the network. In addition, it protects data by creating an
image-based backup of every home computer every day, so users can
restore a single file or an entire PC. Users can access the home
network irrespective of their location, for full access to their files
The Acer Aspire easyStore AH340-UA230N Home Server is available in the
US for a MSRP of USD399.99.
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