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Cloud-based storage solutions are all the rage these days, but if you don't want to trust your files to a third-party data center and deal with the risk of hacker attacks and unexpected downtime, maintaining your own centralized storage platform is the way to go. This is where network attached storage (NAS) devices come into play.  With hard drive prices as cheap as they are, owning your own NAS box is a totally viable option for wrangling your data, automating backup routines, and serving up files to a growing number of connected devices, including tablets, notebooks, smartphones, game consoles,... Read more...
Cloud-based storage solutions are all the rage these days, but if you don't want to trust your files to a third-party data center and deal with the risk of hacker attacks and unexpected downtime, maintaining your own centralized storage platform is the way to go. This is where network attached storage (NAS) devices come into play. With hard drive prices as cheap as they are, owning your own NAS box is a totally viable option for wrangling your data, automating backup routines, and serving up files to a growing number of connected devices, including tablets, notebooks, smartphones, game consoles,... Read more...
QNAP is no question one of the larger names in the network-attached storage arena, but it's been some time since we heard from them. That's changing this week with their latest announcement, as they've added new Atom CPUs, USB 3.0 and support for SATA 6Gb/s drivers. The new TS-x59 Pro II series -- the 4-drive TS-459 Pro II, the 5-drive TS-559 Pro II, and the 6-drive TS-659 Pro II -- all feature the 1.8GHz D525 chip, along with 1GB of RAM (up to 3GB), and they also ship with the new V3.4 of QNAP’s renowned NAS management software, supporting all-in-one server applications such as file sharing,... Read more...
QNAP is increasing the performance and capabilities of its Turbo NAS Servers with the announcement of new NAS Management software. With the new software, users will get support for real-time remote replication capabilities, advanced folder permissions, virtual LAN support, and much more. The software will also enable RAID 10, giving users the advantages of RAID 0 and RAID 1 in a single system. RAID 10 allows for a maximum of two failed disks from two different pairs. The new software also provides for cloud storage backup with support for Amazon S3 and ElephantDrive services. QNAP Enhances Performance... Read more...
In need of a new media streamer? You have a lot of options these days, and now you have one more courtesy of a company that traditionally sticks with NAS devices. The new NMP-1000P Networked Media Player looks the part well, and unlike some of the competition, it fully supports BitTorrent background transfers, 1080/24p output and lots of esoteric file formats. It's designed to be used via Ethernet, but a Wi-Fi adapter is an optional accessory for those who can't run the cable. There's no HDD within, but there's room for a 3.5" SATA drive for keeping some files local. It can stream media (including... Read more...
QNAP is refreshing its Business Series Turbo NAS servers by incorporating a dual-core Intel Atom processor D525 (1.8GHz) and 1GB RAM. The new servers include the 2-drive TS-259 Pro+, the 4-drive TS-459 Pro+, the 5-drive TS-559 Pro+, and the 6-drive TS-659 Pro+ with up to 12TB of online storage. The new Turbo NAS Pro+ models are fully VMware and Citrix ready and Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V clusters compliant. The servers also have a built-in iSCSI initiator and target service, enabling you to virtually expand network storage by adding additional QNAP Turbo NAS units to the network and adding virtual... Read more...
Have you been in the market for a new NAS drive? Can't figure out which one would suit you best? We know it's a crowded market out there, but QNAP has just dropped a bomb on the whole place. If you're an iPad, iPod touch or iPhone user, QNAP has a new offer that may be too good to refuse. They have developed a new QNAP QMobile app that allows iPad, iPod touch and iPhones to remotely stream music, photos and videos from their QNAP NAS server, and we're not just talking about in-home, but anywhere with an Internet connection. The app is launching alongside the QNAP v3.3 NAS management utility update,... Read more...
We've seen a handful of NAS box announcements lately, including one from QNAP, who today introduced its 5-drive TS-559 Pro. Aimed at the desktop and SMB crowds, the TS-559 Pro boasts up to 10TB of storage, provided you shove a quintuplet of 2TB hard drives into the unit as a single drive, JPOD configuration, and has been certified to work with VMWare's vSphere 4 (ESX 4.0) virtualization software.The feature list runs long for the TS-559 Pro, including an Intel Atom D-510 dual-core processor clocked at 1.66GHz, 1GB of DDR2 memory, several RAID options, instant SMS and email alerts, Wake on LAN,... Read more...
One thing is for sure: a QNAP drive looks like a QNAP drive. Much like LaCie, QNAP hasn't changed its motif for years now, and the latest two NAS drives definitely look exactly like the company's previous two NAS drives. Believe it or not, the duo we're talking about here today are both brand new, with 2 and 4 drive models boasting Intel's new D410 Atom CPU, iSCSI support and virtualization capabilities. The new TS-239 Pro II (2 drive model) and TS-439 Pro II (4 drive model) offer up to 8TB of storage, and both are compatible with VMware's vSphere4 (ESX 4.0) virtualization platform, ideal for departmental... Read more...
QNAP has been on somewhat of a hot streak here lately. Nearly every month it has delivered something new to us, and with October halfway over, the latest from company is being introduced. Like clockwork, we tell you. The new desktop-centric NAS deviates from the outfit's traditional all-black, all-business attire and instead slips into a sleek white enclosure, and frankly, we dig it.The 2-bay TS-210 NAS server holds up to two 3.5" SATA hard drives (up to 4TB supported with 2TB HDDs) and features a Marvell 800MHz CPU, 256MB of DDR2 memory and support for RAID 1. It also supports iSCSI Target service... Read more...
Perhaps best known for its Network Attached Storage (NAS) servers, QNAP recently introduced a new network appliance that combines a set-top player with a NAS server. The new NMP-1000 Network Multimedia Player's internal hard drive and software can catalog digital pictures, videos, music, and other content from computers on the home network. The player can also play those files back in the home theater using the included remote control. The NMP-1000 has HDMI, component, composite, and S-Video interfaces. It connects to the home network via wired Ethernet (it's also wireless adapter ready). The player... Read more...
Need some new networked storage? How about lots of networked storage? If you answered both of those with "yes," QNAP has you covered. The storage solution provider has today expanded its their Turbo NAS lineup with a pair of new ultra-high performance NAS servers for the corporate and entry-level enterprise market. Hey, the suits need storage too, okay?The new TS-439U-RP and TS-439U-SP models are both 4-drive 1U rack mounted NAS servers with hot-swappable drives that are capable of up to 8TB total capacity using 2TB drives. The newly-designed HDD tray for 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch HDD dual support... Read more...
QNAP not only provides a respectable array of NAS devices (as we saw in own testing), but it also looks out for its customers. In fact, we can't think of another company that issues as many firmware updates and provides more new features to existing owners than QNAP.Today, the company is doling out another monumental update with its Version 3.1 firmware. The new NAS management software adds a few rather significant new features including virtual disk support (up to 8 virtual disks via iSCSI expansion over the network) and an exclusive QNAP RAID Recovery that can recover a degraded or inactive RAID... Read more...
QNAP Intros the First 2.5-inch SATA, 8-bay, Intel Atom-based SS-839 Pro Turbo NAS Taipei, Taiwan, Jun 2009 - QNAP Systems, Inc. today introduces the SS-839 Pro Turbo NAS, the world's smallest 8-bay, Intel Atom network attached storage solution supporting eight 2.5-inch hard drives or solid state disks (SSD). Targeted at business users who require a storage solution of high performance, stability, scalability, low noise and low power consumption, the SS-839 Pro adopts low power Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz CPU, disk on module (DOM) architecture, and 2GB DDRII memory. The total storage capacity of the... Read more...
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