Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) has introduced a flexible, user-friendly new storage platform designed for small and home offices. The Intel Entry Storage System SS4200x is available as a hardware-only version, or comes complete with integrated software.

Based on the Celeron 400 Series Processor with DDR2 memory, the Entry Storage System SS4200x offers customizable shell design, compatible with many existing product portfolios, and an external SATA port for easy external storage expansion.

The fully integrated package includes software from EMC to create a flexible Network Attached Storage appliance for the small business, small office and home office markets that provides strong data access, sharing, protection and backup features. Available in December, the new storage systems will start at $500.

Published on: Nov 7, 2007