SKU CODE RN42800-100


Netgear ReadyNAS 428 (8-Bay Diskless)


Netgear ReadyNAS 428 (8-Bay Diskless), 8 Bays with up to 96 TB of total storage.

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ReadyNAS 428 enables all the features a smart and modern business is looking for in a single, compact solution: file storage, file sharing, automatic on-premise, off-premise or cloud backup and recovery and full data protection. ReadyNAS 428 is built around the next generation Intel Atom Processor C3000 Quad core for high levels of networking throughput enabling enterprise-grade file sharing and data backup for offices up to 40 employees.


Product Number
Product Family
Model Description
ReadyNAS 428 8-Bay
Certification and Compatability | Vmware vSphere ESXi 6.0
VMware Ready Storage
Intel Atom C3000 Quad Core Processor
# of Bays
# of Users
1 - 40
Internal Maximum (assume 12TB hard drives)
96 TB
Drive Types Supported
SATA/SSD 2.5" or 3.5"
Hot Swappable Drives
eSATA Expansion Ports
Gigabit LAN Ports
10Gbps LAN Optical SFP+
10Gbps LAN Copper 10GBase-T
USB Ports
Two (2) USB 3.0 ports (1 Front, 1 Rear)
Power Supply
200W Power Adapter; Input 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz
Hardware Warranty
Fan (mm)
2 x 92mm
Dimensions DxWxH (mm)
278 x 192 x 310
Weight (kg)
Available SKU
  • RN42800 (Diskless No Harddrive Included),
  • RN428E4 (32TB 8x4 TB Enterprise Drives Included),
  • RN428E6 (48TB 8x6 TB Enterprise Drives Included).

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. Fasters processors mean more simultaneous users can access unified storage—across PC, Mac and Linux environments. Full Dropbox integration makes it easier than ever to sync your important files, photos or videos across all of your web-connected devices.


Industry’s most advanced data protection solution for SMB. Businesses depend on data – customer information, transaction records, pay roll, product development and marketing data. ReadyNAS helps businesses protect their data against physical and human errors, malicious attacks, and natural disasters. Business continuity is part of any business plan. Make ReadyNAS part of your business plan with a combination of backup solutions: 

- ReadyDR – Block level replication for businesses

- Backup to Cloud storage (Dropbox, Amazon, Google Drive, OneDrive, Azure)

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 off-site to protect against natural disasters and theft.


ReadyNAS is VMWare vSphere ESXi 6.0 certified for high-performance virtualized storage with workload-heavy VM support. Build your own Private Cloud for data compliance and privacy which might not be compatible with public cloud solutions.