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WD Sentinel 8TB Small Office Storage Server DX4000
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Western Digital WD Sentinel 8TB Small Office Storage Server DX4000

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
Small office network and automatic backups for up to 25 computers, WD drives, RAID, dual Ethernet ports, power supply and disaster recovery, Restores files in the event of a system failure, Secure remote access, Offers cross platform file sharing

Plug-and-play installation
The easy set up process allows you to integrate WD Sentinel into your office network like a pro. The administration
dashboard quickly guides you through the process of adding users, setting up data access, creating shared folders and scheduling backups.

Easy administration
The LCD display panel on the front of the device allows you to monitor the system status and critical alerts.
Ongoing maintenance is minimal and the dashboard provides a full view into the health of the system.

Low cost of ownership
WD Sentinel offers cost effective, data protection for your small office environment. It includes the software you
need to protect up to 25 client computers in your network and unlike other products in this category, you don't need to purchase additional backup software licenses for each additional computer.

Comprehensive data protection
WD Sentinel offers comprehensive data protection for your small office network with WD's enterprise-class WD RE
drives, RAID levels 1 or 5, automatic backup and restore, dual gigabitethernet ports, an optional backup power supply and optional off-site disaster recovery services.

User serviceable
To replace or add a drive, just open the door and swap out the drives. WD Sentinel does the rest. It seamlessly
migrates the server to the appropriate RAID level and automatically expands the server's storage capacity with no down time. As your business grows you can also increase your storage capacity without requiring any technical know-how.

Partnerships with industry leaders
WD Sentinel combines hardware and software from industry leaders. It features enterprise-class RAID edition hard
drives from WD and an Intel Atom dual core processor, and it's powered by Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials software to deliver a reliable, secure and easy-to-manage storage server for small office environments.

Leading-edge performance
The ultra-fast Gigabit Ethernet interface delivers read and write speeds up to 85 MB/s. That's three times faster
than a typical NAS solution (Performance of a typical NAS solution is 30MB/s).

Secure remote access
With built-in secure remote access, employees, clients or vendors can access the files on the WD Sentinel from
any computer with an Internet connection.

Built-in DLNA media server
The built-in DLNA media server enables you to stream your shared media library and digital signage within your
office network or over the Internet.

Customer support
If you need a little help from an expert, we'll take care of you! WD Guardian Services provides free customer
support to all WD Sentinel owners. We also offer additional levels of affordable, hasslefree technical support and extended warranty plans.


  • Creating a secure small office network for up to 25 computers.
  • Protecting your critical business data with comprehensive data protection ? WD drives, RAID, automatic backup, dual Ethernet ports, optional power supply and optional disaster recovery
  • Setting up automatic backups for up to 25 computers
  • Restoring files to their previous location in the event of a system failure
  • Providing secure remote access to satellite offices and employees who work remotely
  • Offering cross platform file sharing with Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems
  • Connecting and powering through your USB interface


- Gigabit Ethernet (2 ports)
- USB 3.0 (2 ports)

- 2-drive systems, Pre-configured RAID1
- 4-drive systems, Pre-configured RAID5

- Height: 8.10 in (208 mm)
- Depth: 8.80 in (223 mm)
- Width: 6.30 in (160 mm)
- Weight: 14 lb (6.35 kg)

Operating Specifications
- Operating temperature 5?C to 35?C
- Non-op. temperature -40?C to 65?C

Client OS Compatibility
- Windows XP with service pack 3, 32-bit versions only
- Windows Vista with service pack 2, all 32-bit or 64-bit platforms
- Windows 7, all 32-bit or 64-bit platforms
- File sharing support for Mac OS X
- 10.5.x, Mac OS X 10.6.x, Linux/Unix

Limited Warranty
- 3 years - worldwide

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4 out of 5 stars   Solid product. Overall solid 4.
By G (NY) December 16, 2012
Review submitted for Western Digital WD Sentinel 8TB Small Office Storage Server DX4000 (WDBLGT0080KBK)
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Pros: Easy To Manage, Compact, Easy To Set Up
Cons: Fan Stopped Working After, Slow
Other Comments: Fan stopped working after 48 hours. WD asked to ship back (but it was easy to replace). Otherwise works well. Buy dig had the best price(~1100 for 8 TrBt).
I recommend this product Yes, I recommend this product
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