Friday, March 23, 2018
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Streaming Services Keep Driving Music Business
Huawei Could Release 512GB and Blockchain-Ready Smartphone
Sony Announces Pricing and Availability for A8F BRAVIA OLED TVs and 85" Class X900F and X850F Series 4K HDR TVs
New Samsung Exynos 7 Series 9610 Mobile Processor focuses on Multimedia
Google to Develop Its Own Blockchain-Related Technology
Zuckerberg Apologizes For Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Outlines Steps to Protect Users' Data
Mediatek Says There Are No Talks With Broadcom
Seagate Says Its MACH.2 Multi Actuator Technology Breaks Throughput Record, Announces HAMR Reliability Tests
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > PC Parts > HP Laun...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, January 02, 2009
HP Launches New Home Server for PCs and Macs

HP launched a home server desi

Based on the Microsoft Windows Home Server platform, the HP MediaSmart Server ex485/ex487 is a central repository for automatically backing up and accessing digital music, videos, photos and documents from multiple computers on a home network.

The MediaSmart Server automatically organizes files across all PCs, streams media across a home network and the Internet, and publishes photos to popular social networking and photo sharing sites.

"A growing number of digital-savvy households have both Windows and Mac computers, with hundreds and sometimes thousands of media files and documents scattered across these devices," said Jason Zajac, vice president of strategy, Worldwide Attach Group, HP. "The HP MediaSmart Server protects, stores and organizes this content from anywhere on a network so consumers can access and share it any place they are connected."

HP MediaSmart Server ex485/ex487 features include:

- HP Media Collector: conveniently schedules the MediaSmart Server to copy and centralize digital files and libraries from networked PCs
- Media Streaming: remotely streams photos and music to any Internet-connected PC or Mac
- Server for iTunes: centralizes iTunes music libraries on the server for playback to any networked Mac or PC running iTunes - HP Photo Publisher: upload photos to Facebook, Picasa Web Albums and Snapfish
- HP Photo Viewer: allows sharing of photos with friends and family
- PC Hard Drive Backup: backs up networked PCs via the Windows Home Server backup feature
- Mac Hard Drive Backup: backs up Macs running Leopard using Apple Time Machine software
- Server Backup: duplicates designated shared folders to a separate hard disk drive
- Online Backup: duplicates designated folders to Amazon?s S3 online backup service for an additional layer of protection
- Smart Power Management: can schedule times for server to go to "sleep" and "wake up," saving on energy costs
- Processor: Intel Celeron, 2.0 GHz 64-bit. Two gigabytes (GB) of 800-MHz DDR2 DRAM now standard on MediaSmart Server Expandability: additional drives can be added for up to 9 terabytes (TB)

Pricing and availability

Manufacturer?s suggested retail price for the HP MediaSmart Server ex485 with 750 GB of hard disk storage is $599 while the HP MediaSmart Server ex487 with 1.5 TB is $749.

The HP MediaSmart Server can be pre-ordered beginning Jan. 5, 2009, from,,, and; it is expected to ship in February.

CD Digital Card Introduces Global Garde Copy Protection        All News        Holiday Sales Down For First Time: comScore
Symwave and Seagate Demonstrate USB 3.0 Storage Solution     PC Parts News      ASUS Reveals Xonar HDAV1.3 Series Sound Cards for the Blu-ray Era

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
HPE and Dell Server Sales Soar in Q4
HP Launches Device as a Service for Apple
HP Delivers Revamped Elitebook and Zbook Lines, Additions to 4K monitor lineup and New Thunderbolt Dock G2
HP Boosts Performance of Z4 Workstation, Unveils VR Windows Mixed Reality Headset
CES 2018: HP announces the HP ENVY x2, HP Spectre x360 15, HP Z 3D Camera
HP Recalls 50,000 Laptop Batteries
HP Patches New Keylogger Software in its Laptops
HPE and Dell Continue to Lead the Storage and Server Markets
HP Patches Code execution Bug in Enterprise Printers
AMD EPYC Processor Powers the New HPE Gen10 Server
New HPE Superdome Flex Server Offers up to 48TB of In-memory Analytics
HP Launches the Powerful ZBook X2 Detachable PC

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .