The CX-4KEX-NAS portable encrypted NAS is ideal for both large and small organizations ; ready for applications including network storage, backup, disaster recovery, and virtualization. The CX-4KEX-NAS is equipped with a powerful dual Core i3-4150 3.5GHz, and houses four Enterprise Class 3.5” 7200RPM hard drives (HDD) or four Enterprise Class solid state drives (SSD). Connectivity is provided by Dual Gigabit Ethernet ports; 2 x USB 3.0 ports and 2 x USB 2.0 ports. Optional dual 10 GbE ports are available.
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Portable Hardware Encrypted NAS  w/ Capacity up to 56TB

Experience the Ciphertex Edge

The CX-4KEX-NAS provides hardware accelarated, AES 256 bit encryption, for high-level data security while maintaining maximum performance. Designed for high I/O applications, the CX-4KEX-NAS provides the perfect solution for mission-critical business applications. Its expansion capabilities accomodate fast growing data storage needs. Get high performance and consistent throughput for shared storage and private cloud applications.

Key Features

  • Application ready – including file sharing and real-time remote replication for disaster recovery
  • Enterprise Class HDD or SSD
  • Volume-based encryption
  • Hardware accelarated AES 256-bit encryption
  • iSCSI initiator for expandable capacity
  • Dual 10GbE (optional)
  • LCD Display
  • Touch and Go computer-less installation via front panel
  • Supports Virtualization
  • Supports Active Directory and LDAP
  • Advanced RAID management with hot-swap design
  • Rugged construction with drive locks and durable handle for easy portability
  • 4 hot swappable and lockable drive trays
  • 3 year warranty with optional 2 year extension


Hardware Specs

  • Capacity
    Up to 56TB
  • Storage
    4 x 2.5” SATA SSDs 4 x 3.5” 3 Gb/s HDDs 4 x 3.5” 6 Gb/s HDDs
  • LAN Port
    2x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port (optional dual-port 10GbE) 
  • Performance CPU
    Dual Core™ i3-4150 3.5GHz Dual Core i5 processor is also available
  • Memory/DRAM
    4GB DDR3 RAM (2GB x 2) Expandable to 16GB (8GB x 2)
  • Flash Memory
    512MB DOM
  • LED Indicators
    Power, status, USB, LAN
  • Interfaces
    3 – USB 2.0 
    2 – USB 3.0 
    4 – 1 GbE RJ-45 
    2 – PCIe Expansion Port (Optional dual 10 GbE)
    1 – HDMI 
  • Alarm Warning
    System Warning
  • LCD Panel
    Mono-LCD display with backlight ‘enter’ button, select button for configuration
  • Sound Level (DB)
    Sound pressure (LpAm): 17.3 dB
  • Power Consumption
    HDD Standby: 28.39, in-use: 49.38
  • Power Supply
    Input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz Output: 250W
  • Security
    K-lock security slot for theft protection
  • Size & Weight
    Dimensions: 9.20” (H) x 7.09” (W) x 9.25” (D) [177mm(H) x 180mm(W) x 235mm(D)] Weight (w/HDD): 16.80lbs (7.62kg) Weight (w/SSD): 11.50lbs (5.22kg)


*Specifications subject to change without notification