WD Sentinel DS6100 16TB Storage Plus NAS Server, Intel Xeon Quad Core 2.5GHz, 16GB Memory

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About WD DS6100

The WD Sentinel DS6100 16TB Storage Plus NAS Server is designed for storage plus server capabilities and is ideal for small businesses that are looking for an ultra-compact unified storage solution with an integrated iSCSI SAN, NAS and server-based backup technology. Featuring hard drives optimized for reliability, quality and performance, an Intel Xeon quad core processor and Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials operating system, it offers the flexibility to make technology decisions based on individual business needs and provides highly secure access to data and line of business applications, even when working remotely.

WD DS6100 Features

  • Enterprise-class Storage Plus Server: WD Sentinel DS6100 is an enterprise-level storage server, providing unified storage with NAS and iSCSI. It uses up to four 3.5" datacenter-class WD Se hard drives and integrated data protection with either RAID or Windows Storage Spaces
  • WD hardware engineering: The elegant design of the WD Sentinel DS6100 offers optimized serviceability, allowing you to replace data drives in seconds. With its specially-designed, mechanically-loadable and hot-swappable 3.5" hard drive design, there's no fumbling with trays and screws
  • Ultra-compact design: Using custom-built hardware and electronics, WD has incorporated an Intel Xeon class server into a quiet and cool compact chassis. Measuring just 6.3 x 8.10 x 8.8" (17 x 20.6 x 22.4cm), WD Sentinel DS6100 is able to fit on any shelf or desktop, or wherever space is at a premium
  • Enterprise redundancy: WD Sentinel DS6100 offers enterprise redundancy, with RAID or Windows Storage Spaces, for up to four 3.5-inch datacenter hard drives. It also offers dual Gigabit Ethernet ports, a second power supply and Dual Boot Drives (in auto RAID 1)
  • WD Sentinel DS6100 offers dual/redundant external DC-in power supply ports, so in the event of a power surge or other damage to the internal power supply, the second power supply takes over. This provides small businesses with the added peace of mind knowing that their server will remain operational
  • Drive/bezel lock for theft deterrence: The drive/bezel lock and security lock slot of the WD Sentinel DS6100 are included for theft interference and deterrence
  • Powerful performance in an ultra-compact design: WD Sentinel DS6100 provides a simplified management experience and better network-wide security features. It also incorporates the latest Microsoft technologies for network data, storage and backup
  • Automatic backup & restore software for up to 25 users & 50 devices: It includes Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials software. It provides centralized, automated server-based backup for up to 50 Windows or Mac client computers in your network so there's no need to purchase additional backup software
  • Built-in Active Directory and Primary Domain Controller: Businesses need to keep their data secure and must be able to restrict user access to it
  • High performance: The Intel Xeon dual core processor in the WD Sentinel DS6100 provides powerful performance, 16 GB RAM and read and write speeds of 100MB/sec read; 115MB/sec, respectively
  • Cloud integration: WD Sentinel DS6100 offers hybrid cloud and server backup with Windows Azure and Windows Azure Backup. Businesses have a choice of disaster recovery protection options, providing businesses with the peace of mind that their business data is secure
  • Cornerstone of a business: The WD Sentinel DS6100 provides the infrastructure a business needs to store and protect its valuable data. It has real-time system status with an administrative dashboard, LCD status display and runs thousands of line-of-business applications
  • Support for line-of-business applications: Using WD Sentinel DS6100 as an application server can help businesses lower their maintenance overhead because there's no need to run multiple appliances performing independent functions
  • Real-time system status through the administration dashboard: The administrative dashboard provides system status, allowing you to view real-time updates for drive, RAID and network status
  • Remote access from anywhere: WD Sentinel DS6100 is a centralized storage solution with secure Web Remote Access. The server provides an "always on" network storage solution that provides small businesses with 24/7 access to data from virtually anywhere
  • Productivity across multiple platforms: It also provides support for Mac OS client machines. Businesses can utilize Bonjour for file sharing or to automatically connect devices such as computers and printers. It can also seamlessly back up their Macs using Apple's Time Machine backup utility
  • Easy to deploy: The WD Sentinel DS6100 includes pre-installed hard-drives and an operating system with software tools that intelligently manages drive and network status that reduces maintenance time, allowing you to focus on your business
  • LCD status display: The LCD display panel on the front of the device allows you to monitor the system status and critical alerts

WD DS6100 Specifications

Gigabit Ethernet x2, USB 3.0 x4, USB2.0 x2, VGA
Intel Xeon Quad Core
16GB ECC RAM (32GB Max)
2 used of 4 RAM slots
2.5" Boot drives (included)
2 (mirrored, RAID-1)
3.5" Data drives (included)
2 or 4 (Field Upgradeable)
LCD Front Panel Display
Dual 16-character Lines Show Status
Power ports (DC-in)
2 (redundant)
Operating System
Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials
Disk Redundancy
Microsoft Storage Spaces or Hardware RAID
Upgrade Option
Upgradable to Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
File Storage (NAS)
NFS, CIFS/SMB v3.0, AFP (Apple Filing Protocol)
Block Storage (SAN)
iSCSI Target and Initiator
Server Backup and Recovery
Back up your S-Series Appliance to a USB Drive, a Drive on the Network, or the Cloud
Client Backup and Recovery
Bare Metal Backup and Restore for Windows Clients
Time Machine Backup for Mac OS Clients
Backup Maximum Users
25 User Accounts
Backup Maximum Clients
50 Windows or Mac Clients
Network Authentication
Primary Domain Controller Only
Domain Join When Upgraded to Server Standard
Remote Access
Web Access via Https
My Server Application on Windows & Windows Phone
Physical Security
Drive/bezel Mechanical Lock with Key
Operating Temperature
32deg.F to 95deg.F (-0deg.C to 35deg.C)
Non-operating Temperature
-40deg.F to 158deg.F (-40deg.C to 70deg.C)
Power Dissipation
AC Input Voltage: 100-240 VAC
AC Input Frequency: 50-60Hz
Dimensions (H x D x W)
8.1 x 8.8 x 6.3" (20.6 x 22.3 x 16.0cm)
14.6lbs (6.62kg)
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