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NETGEAR ReadyNAS 4312S Series
10GbE 12 Bays Network Attached Storage (NAS) with up to 120TB Total Storage

NETGEAR ReadyNAS 4312S Series

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ReadyNAS 4312S 2U 12-bay Rackmount NAS - Diskless
With Dual 10Gigabit Ethernet and SFP+ Fiber 10GbE
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High performance 2U Rackmount NAS for backup, file-serving, collaboration and virtualization environments with dual 10GbE included. ReadyNAS with its 5 levels of data protection protects your data against human error, catastrophic events and silent data corruption. 5 years warranty and next business day hardware replacement guarantee worry-free IT. And "ReadyCLOUD" private cloud provides file sharing and sync without boundaries.

Introducing the industry's first Intel Xeon Enterprise E3-1245v5 Quad-Core Hyper-Thread processor based 10Gig NAS. NETGEAR brings powerful enterprise computing to the SMBs with 16GB of baseline DDR4 ECC memory, up to 120TB capacity, and an innovative ReadyNAS OS. The ReadyNAS 4312X and 4312S is the ultimate choice for data backup, file sharing, disaster recovery, virtualization and high throughput computing for the SMBs.

State-of-the-art Performance and Data Protection

ReadyNAS 3312 and 4312X are best-in-class high performance network attached storage systems. The RR4312X has two built-in 10 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces to further meet the storage demands of next generation business networks. Featuring an architecture powered by blazing fast quad-core 5th generation Intel Xeon processors along with DDR4 ECC memory that is expandable up to 64GB, the RR3312 and RR4312 are the no compromise, high performing data storage systems of choice for businesses that need the very best in capacity, performance and security.

ReadyNAS brings state-of-the-art data storage and protection technologies in an affordable and easy-to-use system to the SMB. All ReadyNAS are built on the revolutionary ReadyNAS OS 6 operating system and next-gen BTRFS file system. A best-in-class 5 levels of data protection - X-RAID, Unlimited Snapshots, Bit rot protection, real-time anti-virus and easy offsite replication work in concert to securely protect your data from common risks.

All ReadyNAS systems utilize proprietary ReadyCLOUD technology. With ReadyCLOUD, remotely accessing and sharing files in your own secure private cloud has never been easier. No VPN setup, no port forwarding, no dynamic DNS required.

Designed specifically for the unique needs of business users, RR3312 and RR4312X are virtualization-ready with iSCSI support, thin provisioning capability and VMware certified. To maximize storage capacity, ReadyNAS 3312 and 4312X feature two SAS interfaces for expansion chassis support. Expansion chassis from NETGEAR, EDA2000 and EDA4000, offer 12 and 24 bay expansion respectively.

Ultra-High Performance Network Storage for SMBs

Get the most storage bang for your IT buck. ReadyNAS packs industry leading innovation and unmatched performance into top-end storage. Unlimited snapshots. Thin provisioning. Replication for disaster recovery. Real-time anti-virus and encryption. In short, ReadyNAS lets you do more with your business data than you ever thought you could afford.

5 Layers of File Protection

  • Automatic RAID protects against disk failure
  • Exclusive snapshot technology for point in time file recovery
  • Real-time anti-virus software protects against viruses and malware
  • Bit rot protection defends against media degradation
  • Free cloud backup for your most important files

Easily Move Data Offsite

Whether a business wants to mirror information between two data high-powered data centers or a school district is looking to consolidate individual school data to a central office, replication technology is the key. ReadyNAS Replicate is a powerful and easy-to-use disaster recovery solution designed for business of any size.

Cloud Storage for the Office

Accessing data anytime, anywhere and from any connected device is fast becoming the standard in modern computing. Unfortunately, there are serious privacy risks associated with storing valuable business data on public cloud servers. With ReadyNAS and the ReadyCLOUD access platform, creating a safe and inexpensive private cloud for your business is now a reality.

Features & Benefits:

Key Business Features

Modern GUI Automatic Backup & Sync: Using the ReadyCLOUD app for PC, scheduled protection is easier than ever before
File Server Bit Rot Protection: A proprietary technology protecting your files from unplanned degradation
Unlimited Snapshots Unlimited Snapshots: Unlimited data snapshot capability for on-box protection and flexible data recovery
XRAID2 X-RAID & Instant Provisioning: Easily expand capacity and feel confident knowing that data is always protected
Cloud-managed Replication Cloud-managed Replication: Maintain data sets in multiple locations or ensure protection of data from remote or branch office locations
iSCSI iSCSI and Thin Provisioning: Powerful tools for a businesses taking advantage of virtual infrastructures
Anti-virus & Encryption Anti-virus & Encryption: Keep data protected from outside threats and safe from prying eyes
Modern GUI and ReadyCLOUD Management Modern GUI and ReadyCLOUD Management: Sleek, modern interface that puts the tools you need, where and when you need them

Key Business Solutions

File Server File Server: Unified storage platform for sharing files between Windows, Mac and Linux-based computers
Modern GUI Backup: RAID redundancy with automatic expansion and unlimited data snapshots for point-in-time restore
Disaster Recovery Disaster Recovery: Cloud-managed replication for maintaining multiple sets of data and performing easy restores in case of disaster
Virtualization Virtualization: Thin provisioning, iSCSI support and certified with VMware


ReadyNAS Solutions

File Sharing

File Sharing
These days, running a successful business often depends on successful file sharing-application data, virtual images, client files, email, all the digital files that make your business go. With ReadyNAS, you finally have an advanced and easy-to-use solution for centralizing, securing, and sharing those critical assets. Faster processors mean more simultaneous users can access unified storage-across PC, Mac and Linux environments. ReadyDROP and full Dropbox integration make it easier than ever to sync your important files, photos or videos across all of your webconnected devices.


Unlimited snapshots give you complete control over the past, present, and future of your data. This enterprise-class feature copies any point of time in the file system, can be manually or automatically scheduled, and can restore any version with a simple click. Other data protection innovations for disk-based storage like Real Time Anti-Virus and Encryption bring new confidence to the integrity of your data and back-ups.

Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery
The custom-built ReadyNAS OS protects stored data with automatic RAID configuration, the continuous security of Unlimited Snapshots, and easy-to-manage Cloud Replication. By maintaining multiple copies of vital data through cloud replication, it makes it easy for you to move data offsite to protect against natural disasters and theft.


With Unlimited Snapshots, thin provisioning, and improved iSCSI support, ReadyNAS delivers a virtualization platform with nextgeneration features at an affordable price.

Model Comparison:

ReadyNAS Desktop Model Comparison - Rackmount
Hardware ReadyNAS 3312 ReadyNAS 4312S ReadyNAS 4312X
CPU Intel Xeon E3-1225v5 3.3GHz Quad Core Processor, Max Turbo Speed 3.7GHz Intel Xeon E3-1245v5 3.5GHz Quad Core, Hyper Threaded Processor, Max Turbo Speed 3.9GHz Intel Xeon E3-1245v5 3.5GHz Quad Core, Hyper Threaded Processor, Max Turbo Speed 3.9GHz
Memory Expansion 64GB DDR4 64GB DDR4 64GB DDR4
Drive Bays 12 12 12
Drive Types Supported SATA/SSD 2.5” or 3.5” SATA/SSD 2.5” or 3.5” SATA/SSD 2.5” or 3.5”
Hot Swappable Drives Yes Yes Yes
eSATA Expansion Ports 2 2 2
SAS Ports for Expansion Chassis
(sold separately)
2 2 2
Gigabit LAN Ports 4 4 4
10Gbps LAN Optical SFP+ 0 2 0
10Gbps LAN Copper 10GBase-T 0 0 2
USB Ports 2x USB3.0 2x USB3.0 2x USB3.0
Power Supply Dual Redundant Internal 550 W; input 100-240V AC, 50-60Hz Dual Redundant Internal 550 W; input 100-240V AC, 50-60Hz Dual Redundant Internal 550 W; input 100-240V AC, 50-60Hz
Chassis Warranty 5 years including
5 years Next Business Day hardware replacement
5 years including
5 years Next Business Day hardware replacement
5 years including
5 years Next Business Day hardware replacement
Fan (mm) 3 x 80 3 x 80 3 x 80
Dimensions DxWxH (mm) 707 x 445 x 88 707 x 445 x 88 707 x 445 x 88
Weight (kg) 11.96 11.96 11.96
Software and Functionality ReadyNAS 3312 ReadyNAS 4312S ReadyNAS 4312X
Certification and Compatibility VMware vSphere ESXi 6.0 VMware vSphere ESXi 6.0 VMware vSphere ESXi 6.0
Cloud-discovery, Setup and Management Yes Yes Yes
Data Protection with Unlimited Snapshots Yes Yes Yes
Web-managed Replication for Disaster Recovery Yes Yes Yes
Real-time Antivirus Yes Yes Yes
iSCSI and Thin Provisioning Yes Yes Yes


Data Protection (Backup & Replication)

  • Unlimited block-based snapshots for continuous data protection
  • Restore Snapshots to any point in time
  • Restore Snapshot data from local admin GUI, ReadyCLOUD, or native Windows File Explorer
  • Scheduled and manual snapshots
  • File Synchronization (rsync)
  • Encrypted Remote Replication
  • Data compression
  • Cloud managed Remote Replication (ReadyNAS to ReadyNAS). No licenses required for ReadyNAS OS 6 devices.
  • AES 256-bit volume based encryption
  • X-RAID (automatic single volume online expansion)
  • Single Disk, JBOD
  • RAID Levels: 0, 1, 5, 6, 10
  • RAID Global Hot Spare
  • Backup to external storage (USB/eSATA)
  • Apple Time Machine support
  • Amazon Cloud Drive synchronization (requires Amazon account)
  • ReadyNAS Vault Cloud backup (optional service)
  • Dropbox™ file synchronization (requires Dropbox account)
  • Real-time Anti-Virus scanning using signature and heuristic algorithms. (No end-user licenses required) Protection for viruses, malware, worms, and Trojans.
  • Bitrot automatic detection & correction for degraded media

Storage Area Networks (SAN), Virtualization

  • Unlimited iSCSI LUN Snapshot
  • Thin or thick provision LUNs
  • Multi-LUN per target
  • LUN mapping
  • LUN masking
  • SPC-3 Persistent Reservation (iSCSI)
  • MPIO (iSCSI)
  • MC/S (iSCSI)
  • Max # iSCSI Target: 256
  • Max # iSCSI LUN: 256
  • VMware vSphere 6
  • Citrix XenServer 6
  • Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Failover Clustering
  • Windows Server 2012 R2

ReadyCLOUD (cloud access to ReadyNAS)

  • ReadyCLOUD portal based data access and management
  • Upgrade firmware remotely
  • VPN quality remote data transfer and management
  • Share data with friends & co-workers directly from portal
  • Share file via email link

ReadyCLOUD Client Applications

  • ReadyCLOUD client applications for Apple OS X, Microsoft Windows, Android, and Apple iOS
  • VPN quality remote data transfer and management
  • Simple remote access through ReadyCLOUD client (no firewall or router configuration needed)
  • Sync files/folders between PC (Mac/ Windows) & ReadyNAS
  • Sync files/folders between multiple PCs and ReadyNAS
  • Sync files/folders between multiple users and ReadyNAS
  • Backup files/folders from PC to ReadyNAS

File System & Transfer Protocols

  • ReadyNAS OS 6.5 or later
  • Linux 4.x
  • Internal File System: BTRFS
  • External File System: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+
  • Copy-on-write file system
  • Data Compression
  • Microsoft Network (CIFS/SMB 3)
  • Apple OS X (AFP 3.3)
  • Linux/Unix (NFS v4)
  • Internet (HTTP)
  • Secure Internet (HTTPS)
  • File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  • FTP over SSL / TLS (explicit)
  • FTP Passive mode with port range setup
  • FTP Bandwidth control
  • FTP Anonymous
  • FTP Transfer Log
  • Secure Shell (SSH)
  • Web Authoring (WebDAV)
  • Storage Array Network (iSCSI)
  • File Synchronization (rsync)
  • Local web file manager


  • Max # Users: 8192
  • Max # User Groups: 8192
  • Max # Share Folder: 1024
  • Max # Concurrent Connections: 1024
  • Share Folder Level ACL Support
  • Advanced Folder Permissions with Subfolder ACL support for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP
  • Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Domain Controller Authentication
  • Local access list
  • ReadyCLOUD based ACL
  • Domain user login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP


  • ReadyCLOUD cloud-based discovery and management
  • RAIDar local discovery agent (Windows/Mac)
  • Save and restore system configuration (clone devices)
  • Local event log
  • Connection reporting (SMB)
  • Local Graphical User Interface (GUI) Languages: English, German, French, Japanese, Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Russian, Swedish, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Czech, Dutch, Korean
  • Unicode support
  • Volume Management
  • Thin provision Shares and LUNs
  • Instant Provisioning/Expansion with data protection
  • Restore to factory default
  • Operating Systems supported: Microsoft Windows 7, 8/8.1, 10, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2/2012, Apple OS X, Linux/ Unix, Solaris, Apple iOS, Google Android
  • Supported Web Browsers (Microsoft Internet Explorer 9+, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox 14+, Google Chrome 20+, Apple Safari 5+)

System Monitoring

  • Device capacity, performance, resource and health monitoring
  • Bad block scan
  • Hard Drive S.M.A.R.T.
  • File System Check
  • Disk Scrubbing
  • Disk Defragment
  • Volume balance
  • Alerts (SMTP email, LCD, SNMP, local log)
  • Auto-shutdown (hard drive, fan, UPS)
  • Auto-restart on power recovery

Networking Protocols

  • TCP/IP
  • IPv4
  • IPv6
  • Static IP Address
  • Dynamic IP Address
  • Multiple IP Settings
  • DHCP Client
  • UPnP Discovery
  • Bonjour Discovery
  • Link Aggregation IEEE 802.3ad
  • Port Trunking (balanced round robin, active backup, balance xor, broadcast, 802.3ad link aggregation LACP, transmit load balancing, adaptive load balancing)
  • Hash Types IEEE 802.3ad LACP or XOR (Layer 2, Layer3, Layer 4)
  • Jumbo Frames
  • Static routes
  • Secure Shell (SSH)
  • Simple Network Management Protocol v2, v3
  • Network Time Protocol (NTP)


  • ReadyDLNA (UPnP DLNA Media Server)
  • ReadyDLNA streams to any compliant device including Playstation and Xbox
  • ReadyDLNA mobile clients for remote media streaming (iOS, Android)
  • ReadyDLNA supported music formats (wav, wma, pcm, ogg, mp3, m4a, flac, aac)
  • ReadyDLNA supported photo formats (jpg, jpeg)
  • ReadyDLNA supported video formats (3gp, mp4, wmv, xvid, vob, ts, tivo, mts, mpeg, mpg, mp4, mov, mkv, m4v, m4p, m2t, m2ts, flv,flc, fla, divx, avi, asf)
  • ReadyDLNA supported playlist formats (pls, m3u)
  • ReadyNAS Surveillance (free trial, license required) supports over 70 brands and 1600 models of IP cameras
  • iTunes Server
  • iTunes supported audio formats (mp3, m4a, m4p, wav, aif)
  • iTunes supported video formats (m4v, mov, mp4)
  • iTunes supported playlist formats (m3u, wpl)
  • TiVo Archiving (varies by model and region)
  • Plex Media Server streams to DLNA and Plex clients (mobile, desktop, Android TV, Roku, Samsung & LG TVs)


  • ENGR 10049 EST Environmental Stress Test Guideline
  • ENGR 10045 EVT Engineering Validation Test Guideline
  • ENGR 10048 CVT Compliance Validation Test Guideline
  • ENGR 10046 System Validation Test Guideline
  • ENGR 10023 HALT Accelerated Life Test Guideline
  • ENGR 10036 CDG Component Derating Guideline


  • Noise levels: <49dBA @ 25C
  • Operating Temperature: 0-45C
  • Operating Humidity: 20-80% relative humidity, non-condensing
  • Smart Fan
  • Scheduled Power on/off
  • UPS Support
  • Network UPS with SNMP Management
  • Wake on LAN
  • Hard drive disk spin down
  • Auto-power on (after shutdown)
  • AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V
  • Power Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, Single Phase
  • Power Consumption (Max/Wake on LAN) RR3312: 210/9.2 watts
  • Power Consumption (Max/Wake on LAN) RR4312S: 210/9.2 watts
  • Power Consumption (Max/Wake on LAN) RR4312X: 210/9.2 watts
  • Certification: FCC Class A, CE Class A, RoHS, VCCI Class A
  • MTBF: 70,723 hours


  • OnCall 24x7 (1-year: PMB0314, 3-year: PMB0334, 5-year: PMB0354)

* The 5-Year Hardware Warranty only covers hardware, fans, and internal power supplies, and does not include external power supplies or software. Hardware modifications or customization void the warranty. The warranty is only valid for the original purchaser and cannot be transferred.


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