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I saw iomega storcenter with 12 HDDs with very favorable price. Experts, what do you think about that :) Vmware certified! :) This is not a question, but I would be glad if you provide some pros/cons. Thanks!

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I think products are usually cheap for good reasons. You get what you pay for. –  Chris S Jan 28 '11 at 14:49
    
Well it's a NAS not a SAN, so what's your intended use for it? Are you going to use it with VMware? –  joeqwerty Jan 28 '11 at 14:55
    
Welcome to SF! Please see the FAQ and feel free to post away with specific questions. –  Kara Marfia Jan 29 '11 at 6:08

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We generally don't do purchasing questions on here - what I can tell you is that the particular part you're looking at is a very generic basic NAS box, certainly it will present itself as iSCSI or NFS over it's 4 GigE NICs allowing it to store vmdks on it - without knowing your actual requirements it would be hard to give an actual opinion one way or another.

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Have to agree here We need to know what you need it for before we can recommend it. –  Jacob Jan 28 '11 at 15:19
    
recommend NFS... getting iSCSI to round robin balance with this thing might be painful. –  SpacemanSpiff Jan 28 '11 at 16:27
    
agree with SmS - plus iSCSI is just horrid –  Chopper3 Jan 28 '11 at 17:21

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