announced that it will be shipping its Maxtor Shared Storage Plus solution with Mac support in February. Maxtor Shared Storage Plus is designed to allow Mac users to connect, store, share, stream, print, and automatically back up computer files, digital photos, music and videos to one central location on a home or small office network.
Maxtor Shared Storage Plus supports Bonjour for automatic network configuration. Up to 20 users can simultaneously access and protect their files using multiple Macs or PCs on a shared network. Mac or PC users can have access to a shared public folder and a set of personal, password-protected private network folders. It requires no active Mac or PC on the network to share and stream digital files to networked home entertainment devices.
Maxtor Shared Storage Plus network storage solutions will be available worldwide in February. Suggested retail price is $300 for the 200GB drive, $400 for the 300GB drive, and $500 for the 500GB drive.