Summary: The Iomega StorCenter ix2 is a great little NAS in the right environment. The ease of installation is definitely in favour for the SOHO market where technical expertise may not be immediately available. The lack of ability to quickly access the hard disks themselves would be of concern to a technical person worried about drive failures and being able to replace them.
Excerpt: Iomega’s StorCenter drives are a good option for small businesses that want an affordable network RAID drive, and the company has just updated the ix2 model with a number of new hardware and software features.
Excerpt: There I was halfway through building a home server PC for backup and media distribution on my network, using the Microsoft Home Server OS, when this diminutive (8 x 12.5 x 20cm) StorCenter iX2 comes along and effectively makes the whole darn thing redundant.