|Operating System: ||Powered by Windows Home Server, a new software solution from Microsoft for storing, accessing, sharing and automatically protecting digital files.|
|HP CONTROL |
|The HP MediaSmart software that sits on top of the Windows Home Server software making access to tasks easier. Users with administrative access privileges can access the Windows Home Server Console from the HP Control Center.|
|WINDOWS HOME |
|Software accessed from the HP Control Center to manage your HP MediaSmart Server.|
Software includes setting up shared folders, assigning user access privileges and customizing backups.
|FILE SHARING & |
|-Effortlessly centralize your files and access them from any PC and or Mac on your home network.|
-Set Read/Write, Read Only or No Access privileges for each user. Access privileges are set at the shared folder level. In addition, you control the remote access privilege for each user.
|PC HARD DRIVE |
|- Once the HP MediaSmart Server software is installed on a home PC, the Windows Home Server backup software automatically starts backing up the PC's hard disk drive image every night. You can customize the number and frequency of backups kept.|
- Incremental backups: After the initial backup, only changes are backed up.
- Efficient single copy backup: A single copy of each file is backed up, no matter how many computers that files resides on in your home network.
|MAC BACKUP: ||Back up your Macs to the MediaSmart Server using Apple's Time Machine software.|
|SHARED FOLDER |
|Folder duplication requires permanently adding an external hard disk drive to one of the|
USB 2.0 ports on the back of the product.
Designated folders can be copied automatically onto an external hard disk drive for an
additional layer of redundant protection.
|PC HARD DRIVE |
|In the event of a PC hard drive failure, the included HP PC Restore disc is all you need to restore a hard drive image from the HP MediaSmart Server. There's no need to locate your original operating system disc.|
|Conveniently schedules the server to copy and centralize your Windows PC media files and libraries (including iTunes and playlists).|
|REMOTE ACCESS ||Upon installation, you can set up a personal web address to be used for remote access and|
by visitors. Using your personal web address, you can remotely access shared folders and
files on the HP MediaSmart Server from any Internet-connected computer.
- Remotely run applications on computers on your home network through the HP
MediaSmart Server from an Internet-connected computer using your personal web address.
|IN-HOME MEDIA |
|Extend your digital media experiences by conveniently streaming photos, music and videos to your TVs, through gaming consoles such as Xbox 360 or PlayStation3, and computer's within your home.|
|REMOTE MEDIA |
|Remotely stream music and photos from your server to any Internet-connected computer for access while you are away.|
|HP PHOTO |
|Easily publish your photos to SnapfishTM, Facebook, FlickrTM, and PicasaTM Web Albums using an Internet-connected computer.|
|HP PHOTO VIEWER ||Quickly share photos and albums stored on the Server with family and friends.|
|SERVER FOR ITUNES ||Centralize your iTunes music libraries and playlists on the server for playback to any PC or Mac running iTunes on your home network.|
|EASY STORAGE |
|Add up to four external USB hard drives(h) to the HP MediaSmart Server, indicate that you want to add the disk in the Windows Home Server Console, and the HP MediaSmart Server storage grows. No need to power down the unit or manage drive letters for multiple hard drives.|
|SERVER ANTI-VIRUS |
|Server side anti-virus trial offer from McAfee for increased protection of your HP|
MediaSmart Server. Run quick scans of specific folders or deep scans across your entire
|SERVER BACKUP ||Protect your digital memories from fire/flood/natural disaster backup your server shared|
folders to an external USB hard disk drive(h), and/or an online backup to Amazon
|Extend the functionality of your server through available software add-ins to enable expanded functionality, server personalization and/or entertainment!|