POPnetserver 8000 (Powerful - High Reliability NAS Appliances that Storage and Move Data File Transfer)


The POPnetserver 8000 delivers high levels of performance, availability, security, and easy management for today's heterogeneous storage networking environments. The system provides up to 2TB of storage, and a multitude of performance features, including symmetrical multi-processing, hardware caching, load balancing and high bandwidth. For a fraction of the cost, the POPnetserver 8000 offers data protection and reliability features found only in enterprise-class NAS products, setting a new standard for affordable data availability. The NAS system has been designed for business-critical storage users in demanding IT environments that require the lowest TCO.


  • High-bandwidth I/O system moves data twice as fast
  • Symmetrical Multi-processors using Intel Xeon 2.4GHz
  • Expandable to 2TB in a 2U rack
  • Eight convenient hot swap front-load removable drives
  • RAID 5 (0, 1, and 5 plus hot spare options)
  • Multiple RAID volume with integrated cache subsystem
  • 1GB to 6GB ECC RAM memory and caching
  • Dual 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN option
  • Dual 10/100 Ethernet LAN
  • Load-balanced and dual LAN failover
  • Fiber Gigabit LAN option
  • 3-Path I/O Architecture with dual integrated 4-channel ultra ATA 100/133 DMA disk controller technology
  • Local-attached tape backup supports SCSI 3 drives (option)
  • Microsoft Active Directory Services support
  • Data security with POP Disaster Recovery utilities
  • Simplified storage management with Windows-based POPassist
  • Convenient redundant hot plug cooling and power supplies
  • Snapshot Backup/restore, POPbackup, POP Data Replicator & POP Server-to-Server Replicator
  • Third-party backup software supports; VERITAS, CA Brightstor, and Dantz
Standard Features
  • 400 MHZ Front Side Bus supports dual Intel Xeon 2.4GHz processors
  • 1GB with up to 6GB ECC RAM memory
  • Multiple RAID volume with integrated cache subsystem
  • Expandable to 2TB (RAID 0) storage capacity
  • Eight (8) hot swap front-load removable drives
  • Dual 10/100/1000 Mbit/sec Base T Copper Ethernet ports (on select models)
  • Dual 10/100 Ethernet LAN ports
  • Integrated 8-channel Ultra ATA 100/133 HDD controllers
  • Uninterruptible (UPS) power supply support with a choice of local or remote control
  • Auto bad sector re-mapping
  • Redundant hot plug cooling and power supplies
  • Integrated SCSI Ultra 160 controller
  • Integrated Snapshot backup/restore
  • Integrated Server-to-server Replicator
  • Front LEDs for power/status, network activity (2), disk activity
  • Software-controlled front power button
Network Transport Protocols
  • TCP/IP
  • IPX
  • AppleTalk
Network File Protocols
  • Microsoft Networks (CIFS/SMB)
  • UNIX (NFS)
  • Apple (AFP)
  • Internet (HTTP, HTTPS)
  • Internet (FTP)
Network Security
  • Microsoft NT Domain Controller
  • Microsoft Active Directory Services (ADS)
  • User-, Share-, and File-level Security
  • Kerberos authentication
  • Access Control List (ACL)
  • Dynamic DNS
  • Lightweight Directory Access Protocal (L-DAP v3)
  • Secure Shell (SSH)
Network Client Types
  • Microsoft Windows 95/98/Me/NT 4.0/XP/2000
  • Apple Macintosh System 7.5.5, 7.6, OS 8.x, 9.x, 10.x
  • Red Hat Linux 6.2 and 7.0
  • FreeBSD UNIX
  • Solaris 7, 8, 9
Server Emulation
  • Windows NT 4.0 and 2000
  • Appleshare 6.0
  • NFS 3.0
Network Connection
  • Integrated auto-sensing 10/100 Ethernet with RJ-45 network connector
  • Integrated one Gigabit copper LAN Ethernet with RJ-45 network connector
  • Dual LAN fail-over for Ethernet and Gigabit option
Automatic IP Address Assignment
  • Support DHCP, BOOTP, and RARP for automatic assignment of IP address
  • Support for multiple network segments
  • Support multiple DHCP
Multiple File System Options
64-bit file system with enhance buffer and cache is configured for maximum file protection or enhanced performance. Its options include:
  • RAID 0 (disk striping) one large virtual drive with data striped across all physical drives (no loss in usable capacity)
  • RAID 1 (disk mirroring) second set of drives duplicates the first set for maximum data protection (50% usable capacity)
  • RAID 5 (disk striping with parity) the size of one volume is reserved for parity checking
  • RAID 5+ (RAID 5 with hot spare), additional hot spare volume is reserved on the RAID 5 volume, no performance different upon one of the disk fail within the RAID 5 volume.
Individual Independent Disks and Volumes
  • Eight separate drives, each seen as a separate volume (JBOD)
Snapshot Backup/Restore
  • Browser GUI user interface integrated into the OS
  • Single and multi-volume Snapshot support
  • Support maximum 15 snapshot views for each volume
  • Real time and scheduled snapshot backup
Server-to-Server Replicator
  • Browser GUI user interface integrated into the OS
  • Any data, including file system or raw partition data
  • Entire volume and folder replication
  • Continuous replication either asynchronous or synchronous
  • Maximum of 64 simultaneous synchronization replications
  • Supports multiple network segments
System Management
  • POPassist (POPsearch, POPmap, POPmanage)
  • Web-based Administration
  • Multiple NIC control with automatic detection and setting for failover and load balancing
  • Multiple RAID volume
  • POPbackup (Server backup and restore) with compression
  • Data Replicator, Windows client backup and restore
  • Snapshot Backup
  • Server-to-Server Replicator
  • User Space Quotas for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX/Linux
  • Group Space Quotas for UNIX/Linux
  • Security
  • Email notification alerts
  • RAID Volume Status
  • SNMP (MIB II and Host Resource MIB)
  • Environmental monitoring for disk, CPU temperature, and power supplies
  • Uninterruptible power supplies (UPS)
  • Bad sector re-mapping
  • Front LEDs for power/status, network activity (2), disk activity
  • Software-controlled front power button
System Status
  • System Status
Setup and Configuration
  • Web-Based user interface (IE) for system administrator
Physical Specifications

  • Width 17.0 " (43.2 cm)
  • Depth 28" (65 cm)
  • Height 3.5" (8.8 cm)
  • Maximum weight is 65 lbs.
System Certifications
  • UL, cUL, FCC Class A
  • Power rating: less than 420 watts, 100-240 VAC, 50-60Hz, auto-sensing external power module
  • Dual redundant hot-plug power supplie
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