Synology Inc. today announced the official release of DiskStation Manager 5.2, the latest version of its award-winning NAS operating system. With new features and packages, DSM 5.2 delivers the most advanced and secure private cloud for individuals and businesses.
"DSM 5.2 empowers home and professional users with new tools and technologies to solve their everyday needs and improve productivity," said Derren Lu, CEO of Synology Inc. "We express our appreciation to the loyal users who participated in the DSM 5.2 Beta Program, helping to make this the best version yet."
QNAP, Inc today unveiled an expansion of their rack-mounted Turbo NAS lineup with the addition of the TS-451U, a 1U rack-mount version of the highly awarded TS-x51 series; and the new TS-x53U series available in 4, 8, and 12-drive configurations with or without redundant power supplies. These new choices give SMB customers of all shapes and sizes a low entry-price point yet doesn’t skimp on connectivity or features; thus delivering an unparalleled value and room to grow with expansion options.
Today's small and medium businesses need to wring every dollar of productivity out of their IT spends and that extends to storage. QNAP’s Turbo NAS’ have evolved into being far more than just networked storage, file sharing, and backup solutions. Today they can host virtual machines without the expense of VMware, host websites, and a bevy of other business critical applications. Extend the capabilities of a QNAP NAS further with a wide range of free Apps available from 3rd party developers, right from the dashboard of the embedded QTS management interface.
Today, Synology America Corp. launched the new DiskStation DS1515 and RackStation RS815 for businesses and individuals who have outgrown rudimentary storage, and need enterprise features at an affordable price. Both multi-bay NAS run the award-winning DiskStation Manager 5.1 providing: remote access, scalability, unparalleled reliability, cross-platform file sharing, and 24/7 security solutions – all in an energy efficient, money-saving design.
"The DS1515 and RS815 offer excellent value for growing companies that need easy scalability, with on-the-fly plug and play expansions," said Synology Product Marketing Manager Jason Bonoan. "Plus, work groups can use these NAS with Cloud Station and sync their files when they are on the go."
Buffalo Americas, a leading provider of external storage, network attached storage (NAS) and networking solutions, announced availability of the TeraStation™ 5000N and 5000N WSS NAS series. The latest TeraStation™ family additions address business and advanced home user challenges created by today's hyper-dependence on 24/7 data access. That always-on, always-ready demand subjects RAID storage drives to excessive strain. The TeraStation™ 5000N and 5000N WSS series feature NAS hard drives optimized for such systems. These hard drives also run cooler, reducing power consumption and operating costs while extending the solution's average lifetime.
"It's important to us at Buffalo that we work with our customers, identifying storage and networking product improvements that we know will be meaningful to them," said Matt Dargis, COO, Buffalo Americas, Inc. "When IT professionals called for greater NAS system dependability, we responded by revamping our TeraStation™ 5000 models with advanced drives capable of supporting the growing data access demands. This is yet another example of our commitment to provide cost-effective storage solutions without sacrificing performance."
Meeting customers' specific storage preferences, the new Buffalo NAS models support either the TeraStation™ NAS operating system or Windows® Storage Server 2012 R2. The TeraStation™ NAS system simplifies data backups and sharing while Windows® Storage Server 2012 R2 offers seamless integration with Windows® environments and supports NTFS for very specific file-level security.
QNAP, Inc. today proudly announced that the new Plex Media Server app has been published and is available for the TS-x31 Turbo NAS line up via free download in the QTS App Center. By installing the Plex Media Server app on to your QNAP NAS, you can view your favorite videos, movies, TV shows, music, and photos via popular media streaming devices such as Amazon Fire TV, Roku, or Chromecast, as well as your smart TV.
Plex is a clever way of discovering, organizing, sharing, and enjoying media. It allows users to organize all their media across different platforms in one convenient place. Plex can search and find a video, fling it to a smart TV or streaming device for enjoyment, then pause and continue on iOS, Android, or Windows mobile devices. You can also access Plex via laptop or even through game consoles such as Playstation and Xbox game consoles as well. Content can be easily recommended and even shared to friends. Plex is a subscription-based service and offers access to premium content. Get the full story at the Plex website.
Thecus today announced its new zero-crash 5-bay NAS, the N5810PRO. Embedded with an Intel Celeron processor J1900 Quad Core 2.0 GHz SoC and Mini-UPS battery, the Thecus N5810PRO empowers users with lightning fast performance while providing impenetrable data integrity.
“In today’s ever-evolving digital environment, businesses require robust storage solutions that provide premium performance with piece of mind that their data will always be secure,” said Florence Shih, CEO of Thecus Technology. “The N5810PRO is designed to equip users with a comprehensive set of applications that will optimize their business environment while addressing the needs for performance and security.”
Powered by the Intel Celeron processor, 4 GB DDR3 RAM (expandable to 8GB), and equipped with 5 Gigabit LAN ports, the N5810PRO reaches blazing throughput speeds of up to 500 MB/s. The N5810PRO supports seven modes of link aggregation including fault tolerance for resilience and port-trunking modes for increased performance. Built to grow with your business, total storage can be expanded to 40TB, while support for VMware®, Citrix®, and Microsoft Hyper-V® allow for seamless integration into a businesses’ virtualization environment.
At the opening of CeBIT 2015, QNAP Systems, Inc. (at Stand C55, Hall 2) demonstrated a series of innovative new NAS models, its exclusive QvPC Technology, HDMI applications, virtualization technology, and QTS 4.2 operating system. QNAP also cooperated with OCZ, Samsung, Seagate and WD at CeBIT 2015 to showcase joint solutions of QNAP NAS with a wide range of HDDs and SSDs.
New tool-less NAS TS-453mini & Budget Intel NAS TS-251C
The powerful quad-core TS-453mini NAS sports a vertical form factor that suits cramped office and home environments. It features a stylish glossy look, a quiet exhaust for heat dissipation, smart LED indicators with adjustable & schedulable brightness controls, easy hard drive installation without tools, simple RAM upgrade design, and is packed full of cutting-edge features and apps for file storage, backup, sharing and entertainment needs.
The new compact TS-251C provides the power of an Intel® Celeron® dual-core CPU at a surprisingly low price tag. It is the ideal choice for budget-conscious users to create a personal cloud & media center without compromising its performance in real-time/offline 1080p video transcoding; video streaming via DLNA, AirPlay, Chromecast and Plex Media Server; and HDMI-out with Kodi media player.
QNAP Systems, Inc. today announced the release of the TS-251C Turbo NAS, a 2-bay compact NAS that offers the power of an Intel® Celeron® dual-core CPU at a budget-friendly price tag. Users can easily build a personal cloud and media center to enjoy a rich digital life using the TS-251C and benefit from other features including unrivaled real-time/offline Full HD video transcoding; video streaming via DLNA, AirPlay, Chromecast and Plex Media Server; HDMI-out with XBMC media player; and various apps for file & multimedia storage, backup and sharing.
“The TS-251C is the ideal choice for users to quickly create a secure personal space for file storage, backup, synchronization and multimedia,” said Jason Hsu, product manager of QNAP. “It comes with a surprising price tag that offers an incredible choice for budget-concerned users that want the best possible performance.” Coupled with flexible storage expansion support, the TS-251C excels in the same price class with its powerful and versatile x86 architecture, and is the perfect solution for the growing needs of digital content storage in modern small offices and home environments.
QNAP Systems, Inc. today announced the new affordable, 4-bay 1U rackmount TS-451U Turbo NAS, featuring a dual-core Intel Celeron 2.41GHz processor that delivers high multi-tasking abilities for small & home offices in handling daily operations including file storage, backup, sharing, synchronization, and more. Designed for scalability, the storage capacity of the TS-451U can be easily expanded with an economical expansion enclosure to meet the needs of growing data storage.
“In the entry-level rack-mountable NAS segment, we are glad to be the first NAS company to introduce the energy-efficient, 64-bit Celeron-powered TS-451U, which is designed for budget-conscious SOHO users to store and back up data without sacrificing performance,” said Jason Hsu, product manager of QNAP. “Coupled with feature-rich business applications, QvPC Technology, Virtualization Station and 1080p video transcoding, the TS-451U delivers the best cost-effectiveness for growing business data needs.”
Powered by a dual-core Intel Celeron 2.41GHz processor with 1GB energy-efficient DDR3L RAM (upgradable to 8GB), the TS-451U is a powerful NAS that delivers up to 220 MB/s read & write speeds with dual LAN ports. Its full NAS AES 256-bit volume encryption ensures the safety of sensitive data.