HP EX487 MediaSmart Server

HP Updated: 2009-02-25 RSS
HP EX487 MediaSmart Server

Automatically back up and protect digital photos, plus centralize your media and content for sharing with friends and family. Enjoy it at home and when you're on the go. It's easy with our MediaSmart Server EX487.

Easy automatic backup
* Automatically manage daily backup, virus protection, media collection, and power management, all behind the scenes.
* Automatically back up multiple computers, whether running Windows (via Microsoft Windows Home Server Backup) or Mac (via Apple Time a Machine)
* Protect your pictures from fire, flood, and natural disaster by backing up your shared folders on the server to an external hard drive and/or on-line backup to Amazon S3

Fun with digital media
* Access your digital media anywhere
* Stream music and photos to any computer, whether you're at home or away; stream to stereos and TVs in your home through gaming consoles like Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3
* Share music libraries for play throughout your home
* Centralize your iTunes on the server for playback to any PC or Mac running iTunes on your home network
* Publish photos to photo sharing and social media sites via any Internet-connected computer and manage your photo libraries
* Let family and friends access photo albums on the server via any Internet-connected computer

Easy setup, scheduling, and support
* Set up fast: just plug it in, connect it to your wireless router (sold separately), and load the software on your PCs and Macs
* Schedule the server to copy and centralize Windows PC media files and libraries (including iTunes and playlists)
* Expand via tool-free expansion bays for any internal SATA 1 or SATA II drive; continue to expand externally with four USB ports and a fast eSATA port
* Get questions answered toll-free, 24 x 7, or via e-mail in as little time as an hour
* Warranty: one-year limited, plus dedicated technical support from date of purchase via self-help, on-line documentation or phone

What's in the box?

* Server
* Power cord
* Ethernet cable
* Software installation disc
* PC restore disc
* Server recovery disc
* Set-up poster and support guides