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NetGear ReadyNAS 312 (2 Bay) Intel Atom DC 2.1GHz 2GB (Diskless)

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Quicklinx: 8K4RWS00 Mfr#: RN31200-100EUS
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ReadyNAS 312 2-Bay, Diskless: RN31200

  • 2-bay unified (NAS/SAN) storage (8TB max. capacity expandable to 28TB w/ optional EDA500)
  • Consolidate, backup and share files across Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android devices
  • On-box data protection including XRAID automatic volume expansion, unlimited snapshots, encryption and real-time anti-virus
  • Modern interface for easy cloud-based discovery and file management
  • VM-ready with iSCSI support and vSphere™/Hyper-V™ certification
  • Embedded and add-on applications for iTunes, DLNA, and streaming of music and movies to local or internet-connected devices, including smartphones and tablets

ReadyNAS: Storage Made Easy

Application data, virtual images, client files, email... the types of data central to running a successful business can seem endless. With ReadyNAS you finally have an advanced and easy-to use solution for centralizing, securing and controlling access to your digital assets. Way more than just simple unified (NAS and SAN) storage for your company, ReadyNAS allows you to do more than you ever thought you could afford by pairing the latest in performance with innovative efficiency technologies such as unlimited snapshots, thin provisioning and cloud-managed replication.

Every networked attached storage (NAS) device from NETGEAR runs on the revolutionary ReadyNAS operating system. This custom-built OS protects stored data not only with XRAID2 automatic expansion, but is the first desktop NAS for the SMB to feature the continuous data protection of unlimited snapshots along with real-time anti-virus and native encryption. Designed specifically for the unique needs of small business users, ReadyNAS devices utilize proprietary ReadyCLOUD technology for cloud-based discovery, provisioning and even ongoing management. In addition, these new devices are virtualization-ready with iSCSI support, thin provisioning capability and certification with VMware and Microsoft.

These days, your data is your world. With ReadyNAS, protecting and accessing that world has never been easier. ReadyNAS -- Storage Made EASY.

Key Business Features

  • Unlimited Snapshots: Unlimited data snapshot capability for on-box protection and flexible data recovery
  • iSCSI and Thin Provisioning: Powerful tools for a businesses taking advantage of virtual infrastructures
  • XRAID2 & Instant Provisioning: Easily expand capacity and feel confident knowing that data is always protected
  • Anti-virus & Encryption: Keep data protected from outside threats and safe from prying eyes
  • Cloud-managed Replication: Maintain data sets in multiple locations or ensure protection of data from remote or branch office locations
  • Modern GUI and ReadyCLOUD Management: Sleek, modern interface that puts the tools you need, where and when you need them

Key Business Solutions

  • File Server: Unified storage platform for sharing files between Windows, Mac and Linux-based computers
  • Disaster Recovery: Cloud-managed replication for maintaining multiple sets of data and performing easy restores in case of disaster
  • Backup: RAID redundancy with automatic expansion and unlimited data snapshots for point-in-time restore
  • Virtualization: Thin provisioning, iSCSI support and certified with VMware and Microsoft


  • CPU Intel® Atom 2.1GHz dual core
  • Memory 2GB
  • Drive Bays 2
  • Drive Types Supported SATA/SSD 2.5" or 3.5"
  • Hot Swappable Drives Yes
  • Tool-less 3.5" Disk Installation Yes
  • eSATA Expansion Ports 1
  • Total Solution Capacity Internal /  8TB / 28TB
  • with optional EDA500 unit(s)
  • Gigabit LAN Ports 2
  • USB Ports One (1) USB 2.0, Two (2) USB 3.0
  • Power Supply 12V, 5A External 60W: input 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz
  • BTU at Full Power Supply Utilization 51W
  • Power Consumption: Operation 35W
  • Power Consumption (Wake on LAN) 6227mW
  • Power Consumption: Power Off 266mW
  • Chassis Warranty* 5 years
  • 2-Line LCD Display No
  • Touch Screen Navigation No
  • Fan (mm) 92
  • Dimensions DxWxH (mm) 220 x 101 x 142
  • Weight (kg) 2.22




Product Description
NETGEAR ReadyNAS 312 RN31200 - NAS server - 0 GB
Device Type
NAS server
Host Connectivity
Gigabit Ethernet
Total Storage Capacity
0 GB
Max Supported Capacity
8 TB
Installed Devices / Modules Qty
0 (installed) / 2 (max)
Dimensions (WxDxH)
22 cm x 10.1 cm x 14.2 cm
2.22 kg
1 x Intel Atom 2.1 GHz (Dual-Core)
Storage Controller
1 x RAID SATA 3Gb/s - RAID 0, 1
Network adapter - integrated - 10Mb LAN, 100Mb LAN, GigE
2 GB
AC 100/230 V (50 - 60 Hz)
Storage Operating System
RAIDiator OS
System Requirements
UNIX, Apple MacOS, Linux, Microsoft Windows
Manufacturer Warranty
5 years warranty



Device Type
NAS server
Host Connectivity
Gigabit Ethernet
Total Storage Capacity
0 GB
Max Supported Capacity
8 TB
Installed Devices / Modules Qty
0 (installed) / 2 (max)
22 cm
10.1 cm
14.2 cm
2.22 kg

Processor / Memory

Processors Installed
1 x Intel Atom 2.1 GHz
Number of Cores
2 GB

Storage Controller

1 x RAID - internal
Interface Type
SATA 3Gb/s
Max Storage Devices Qty
RAID Level

Hard Drive

HDD - hot-swap - 2.5" / 3.5" shared


Network adapter - integrated
Data Link Protocol
10Mb LAN, 100Mb LAN, GigE
Network / Transport Protocol
Remote Management Protocol
Network Services Compatibility
Microsoft Active Directory (AD), Microsoft CIFS, Network File System (NFS), FTP, FTPS, Server Message Block (SMB), Apple File Protocol (AFP), HTTP, HTTPS
Wake on LAN (WOL), Syslog support, E-mail alert

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Bays
2 (total) / 2 (free) x hot-swap - 2.5" / 3.5"
2 x Ethernet 1000Base-T - RJ-45 , 1 x USB 2.0 , 3 x SuperSpeed USB 3.0 , 1 x eSATA


X-RAID2 technology


Power Device
External power adapter
Voltage Required
AC 100/230 V (50 - 60 Hz)
Power Consumption Operational
35 Watt
Power Provided
60 Watt

Software / System Requirements

Storage Operating System
RAIDiator OS
OS Required
UNIX, Apple MacOS, Linux, Microsoft Windows

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
Limited warranty - 5 years

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