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The newly announced HP MediaSmart Server ex485/ex487 provides a one-stop solution for backing up digital media files and also offers remote access. Supporting both Windows and Mac computers, 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.
Price for the HP MediaSmart Server ex485 with 750 GB of hard disk storage is $599 and for the HP MediaSmart Server ex487 with 1.5 TB is $749.
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: easily upload photos to Facebook®, Picasa™ Web Albums and Snapfish(3)
• HP Photo Viewer: allows easy sharing of photos with friends and family
• PC Hard Drive Backup: backs up networked PCs via the Windows Home Server backup feature