QNAP Systems, Inc. today launched the HS-453DX, a silent NAS that features an Intel Celeron quad-core processor, HDMI 2.0 (4K 60Hz) output, 4K real-time transcoding, and 10GbE high-speed connectivity. Contained within a stylish set-top design, the HS-453DX features a fanless cooling solution that makes it the perfect addition to living rooms and existing home theater setups. The HS-453DX has also won the CES 2019 Innovation Award and Computex d&i Award for high-quality product design.

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Powered by an Intel® Celeron® J4105 quad-core 1.5 GHz processor (burst up to 2.5 GHz) with 4GB/8GB DDR4 memory and two 3.5-inch SATA 6Gb/s drive bays, the HS-453DX delivers up to 677 MB/s read/write speeds. With two M.2 2280 SATA SSD slots (M.2 SSDs sold separately) the HS-453DX also provides a hybrid storage structure with SSD caching reinforcing traditional hard drives, helping to optimize the performance of demanding applications (including media streaming applications such as Roon Server). 10GbE connectivity is also provided with a built-in 10GBASE-T five-speed port (supports 10G/5G/2.5G/1G/100M) to provide users with a future-proofed storage solution.

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QNAP Systems, Inc. today launched the Mustang-200 dual-CPU computing accelerator card with 10GbE network connectivity (available with Intel® Core™ i5 / Core™ i7 / Celeron® processors). By installing the card in a compatible QNAP NAS' (or PC's) PCIe slot, users will essentially add two processors to their system for increased computing capabilities to provide a flexible performance boost to their IT infrastructure and applications.

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"As QNAP NAS evolves to support a wider range of applications, users need more storage space as well as higher computing capabilities for their NAS system. With the Mustang-200 dual-CPU computing accelerator card, users can instantly boost their system’s processing power, which is especially ideal solution for surveillance, virtualization, and AI applications,” said David Tsao, Product Manager of QNAP.

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QNAP Systems, Inc. today launched the QNA series Thunderbolt 3 to 10GbE adapter, providing users with Thunderbolt 3 Type-C computers with an affordable method to connect to 10GbE networks. With the QNA series adapter, users can benefit from Thunderbolt 3 and 10GbE dual connectivity, making file transfer faster while also improving work efficiency.

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"With the handy QNA series adapter, a 10GbE network can be created between your Thunderbolt 3 computer and another 10GbE-capable device without needing a complicate setup. 10GbE networks can facilitate high-speed data transfer and greatly benefit applications that are bandwidth or file-size intensive,” said Dan Lin, Product Manager of QNAP.

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QNAP Systems, Inc. introduces the brand-new TS-2888X AI-Ready NAS, an all-in-one AI solution combining robust storage and a ready-to-use software environment that simplifies AI workflows with high cost-efficiency. Built using next-gen Intel Xeon W processors with up to 18 cores and employing a hybrid storage architecture with eight hard drives and twenty high-performance SSDs (including 4 U.2 SSDs), the TS-2888X also supports installing up to 4 high-end graphics cards and runs QNAP’s AI developer package “QuAI”. The TS-2888X packs everything required for machine learning AI to help organizations quickly and easily implement AI applications.

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"Compared with typical AI workstations, the TS-2888X combines high-performance computing with huge-capacity storage to greatly reduce latency, accelerate data transfer, and to eliminate performance bottlenecks caused by network connectivity,” said David Tsao, Product Manager of QNAP, adding “integrating AI-focused hardware and software reduces the time and complexity for implementing and managing AI tasks, making the TS-2888X the ideal AI solution for most organizations.”

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ASUSTOR Inc. has launched the AS-T10G 10G Base-T network card to provide customers with the ability to upgrade their devices to the fastest speeds available for consumers.

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The AS-T10G supports 10GbE speeds and is backwards compatible with 5GbE, 2.5GbE, 1GbE and 100MbE speeds while sporting an RJ-45 port. ASUSTOR ADM, Windows, Linux, Mac OS and VMware ESXi are all supported, allowing flexible installations.

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Synology Inc. today launched its first mesh router, MR2200ac, supporting Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA3). Being a high-performance wireless router with a modular design, its coverage can be easily expanded with additional units to create a mesh network for connected homes of all sizes.

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The number of connected devices worldwide will increase by 12% on average annually, from 27 billion in 2017 to 125 billion in 2030, according to IHS Markit. "When we looked at this, we realized that it wasn't just a matter of keeping devices connected," said Kuei-Huan Chen, Senior Manager, Synology. "It's also a matter of understanding what's happening in our network in order to protect our devices – and family – from external exploits. That's what we built the MR2200ac to do. Through our work with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., MR2200ac supports the latest Wi-Fi and security technologies to make a network smarter and safer."

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Following the releases of the TS-328 (powered by a Realtek CPU) and the TS-332X (powered by an AnnapurnaLabs CPU), QNAP Systems, Inc. today completes the 3-bay RAID 5 NAS lineup with the introduction of the high-end home NAS TS-351. The TS-351 is powered by an Intel® Celeron® J1800 processor, and includes a wide range of features for media streaming, instant sharing, HDMI-output, and auto-tiering for optimal storage efficiency. The TS-351 provides homes and home offices with an excellent file management and multimedia entertainment center.

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The high-performance TS-351 uses an Intel® Celeron® J1800 dual-core 2.41 GHz processor (burst up to 2.58 GHz), features 2 GB/4 GB DDR3L memory (upgradable to 8 GB), supports SATA 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s disks, and enables AES 256-bit encryption for both full volumes and shared folders. Featuring a minimalist design with effective airflow and cooling, the TS-351 can easily fit home space. Its tool-less 3.5-inch hard drive installation allows easy system setup and maintenance.

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Today Synology Inc., a leading maker of network-attached storage, video surveillance and networking products, unveiled the company’s latest hardware and software innovations at their annual event Synology 2019 in New York.

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Synology debuted its first mesh Wi-Fi router, MR2200ac, along with the updated Synology Router Manager (SRM) 1.2. Another focus of the event was Synology’s new enterprise-level data protection solution, Active Backup for Business.

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QNAP Systems, Inc. (QNAP), a leading storage, network and computing solution provider, today officially released QTS 4.3.5. Designed to unleash the full advantages of SSDs to meet the demands of the high-speed networking era, QTS 4.3.5 marks a highly-anticipated milestone for NAS operating systems. Alongside the software-defined network architecture and additional functionality, the feature-rich QTS 4.3.5 delivers an exceptional performance-driven and streamlined user experience.

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“During the QTS 4.3.5 beta testing, we gathered valuable user feedback that helped us put the finishing touches to the official release,” said Cherry Chen, Product Manager of QNAP. QTS 4.3.5 now packs numerous detailed improvements and enhancement, including, but not limited to, the following:

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Synology Inc. today launched DiskStation DS119j, a compact and energy-efficient 1-bay NAS, designed to be an ideal first NAS for anyone.

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"There are many users who are not familiar with a NAS yet, nor are aware of the benefits of having one at home," said Michael Wang, product manager at Synology Inc. "DS119j is aimed to be an ideal choice for first-time NAS users with versatile software features, an intuitive user interface, and an affordable price point."

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