The ReadyNAS Duo v2 from Netgear is a Network Attached System (NAS) (without hard drive) that can hold up to two hard drives and thanks to the X-RAID2 technology that the NAS is equipped with you can expand RAID volumes by replacing only some of the drives in the array.
Powered by Marvell 1.6 GHz processor and 256 MB, the NAS delivers great performance without giving you any chance to complain. The NAS supports a maximum of 6TB of data capacity and is capable of having 2 hot swappable hard drives. The RAID level supported are RAID 0, RAID 1 and JBOD.
The NAS is compatible with a majority of day to day used network services such as DHCP, Microsoft CIFS, Network File System (NFS), FTP, FTPS, Server Message Block (SMB), Apple File Protocol (AFP), HTTP, HTTPS among others.
Some of the other features of the NAS are Dynamic IP address assignment, DHCP support, E-mail alert, event log, static IP mode and BitTorrent Client. The NAS is DLNA certified as well.
In terms of connectivity, the ReadyNAS Duo V2 is equipped with 1 x Hi-Speed USB, 3 x SuperSpeed USB 3.0 and 1 x Ethernet RJ-45.
The Netgear ReadyNAS Duo v2 Network Attached System (NAS) without hard drive is available from Pixmania.com for £136.90.