Thecus Technology Corp this week announced their new series of Enterprise-level Windows based NAS, the W12910SAS and W16910SAS. These 12-bay and 16-bay rackmount NAS with server-grade hardware design, in conjunction with the Windows operating system platform offer large-scale IT divisions and growing data-heavy medium business with a highly scalable, efficient, rapid storage solution for data heavy businesses.

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“Thecus’ latest Windows enterprise-class rackmounts, the W12910SAS and W16910SAS, provide big business ultra-fast performance, high-scalability and reliability. The Windows OS architecture is world renowned for aiding business success in big business ” said Florence Shih, General Manager of Thecus Technology Corp.

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QNAP Systems, Inc. has teamed up with Microsoft and Paragon Software Group to provide an official exFAT driver customized for QNAP NAS, allowing users to directly access the contents of exFAT-based storage.

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Compared to the conventional FAT32 file system and its 4GB single file limit, the exFAT file system is optimized for fast and high-capacity flash memory such as SD cards and USB devices, and allows for files of up to 16EB.

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QNAP Systems, Inc. today announced the TS-831X - a new cost-effective 8-bay business NAS with a quad-core 1.7 GHz CPU to provide users with enhanced system performance for daily business operations. Alongside the standard models with 8GB or 16GB RAM, there is also a model with 4GB RAM (TS-831X-4G) to provide an affordable option for budget-conscious users.

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"The TS-831X features a highly-competitive specification, including built-in 10GbE ports, containerized apps, and SSD caching, making it a favorable choice for small and medium-sized organizations," said Jason Hsu, Product Manager of QNAP, adding "The TS-831X-4G option provides an accessible choice for budget-constrained organizations to benefit from the TS-831X's amazing functionalities without breaking the bank."

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Synology Inc. today launched DiskStation DS3617xs, a 12-bay NAS server scalable up to 36 drives. It delivers high performance at over 2,358 MB/s reading and fast deployments to support large-scale businesses.

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Equipped with a quad-core Intel Xeon-D 2.2 GHz CPU that bursts up to 2.7 GHz, DS3617xs delivers stunning performance at over 2,358 MB/s sequential throughput reading and 406,760 IOPS reading under a RAID 5 configuration with 10GbE Link Aggregation enabled. DS3617xs comes with one PCIe 3.0 slot that supports a high-speed Network Interface Card (NIC).

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QNAP Systems, Inc. today announced the beta release of QTS 4.3 – the smart NAS operating system enhanced with intelligent, efficient, and automated services. With a streamlined user interface and abundant highly-anticipated applications, QTS 4.3 provides an unparalleled NAS experience and leads the way for both improved business productivity and greater home entertainment.

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“QTS 4.3 was designed around the concept of ‘intelligence’ and adds numerous competitive features to provide business and individual users with intelligent and efficient functionality,” said Meiji Chang, General Manager of QNAP, adding “QTS 4.3 also delivers outstanding performance to provide business advantages, simplify management, empower productive collaboration, and for complete multimedia entertainment.”

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Synology today launched FlashStation FS3017, the company's pioneer product within an entirely new all-flash series. Capable of handling over 200,000 IOPS in 4k random writing with RDMA technology enabled, the FS3017 is perfect for big data analysis, video post-production, virtualization, and handling any demanding database application that requires high IOPS and low latency at the same time.

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FS3017 features dual Intel Xeon 6-core processors, 64GB DDR4 ECC RDIMM (expandable up to 512GB), dual built-in 10GBase-T ports, and supports optional 10GbE / 25GbE / 40GbE NICs, guaranteeing stable performance in multitasking and data throughput. FS3017 is also compatible with various SATA/SAS SSD brands, offering users more flexibility with their budgets.

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QNAP Systems, Inc. have partnered with Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), and announced the release of the high-performance TVS-x73 NAS series. With an AMD Embedded R-Series quad-core APU, up to 64GB RAM, AES-NI hardware encryption engine, two M.2 SATA 6Gb/s SSD slots, SSD cache, USB 3.1 (10Gbps), 10GbE expandability, dual HDMI output, and hardware-assisted 4K video decoding and encoding acceleration, the TVS-x73 series provides small and medium businesses with a perfect NAS solution to build a private cloud for applications including high-speed data transfer, virtualization, media playback and graphics display.

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"We chose the powerful AMD R-Series APU for the new TVS-x73 series as it incorporates exceptional CPU and AMD Radeon™ R7 Graphics performance, delivering a high-performance and energy-efficient NAS solution," said Y.T. Lee, Vice President of QNAP, adding "Featuring the latest QTS 4.3 operating system, the TVS-x73's built-in USB 3.1 10Gbps connectivity and the potential for 10GbE expandability are a further boost for performance-conscious organizations and professionals."

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ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, has announced the launch of the AS6212RD 12-bay rackmount NAS, the newest addition to their series of Intel Braswell based NAS devices. The AS6212RD is equipped with powerful core specifications that are ready to meet the requirements of demanding enterprise environments while providing excellent performance and smooth multitasking. The 4 built-in USB ports provide for agile applications, allowing businesses to maximize the use of existing equipment and resources.

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Worth mentioning is that the AS6212RD features 12 disk bays and supports the highest capacity hard disks on the market (10 TB) allowing for the creation of truly large storage spaces. Businesses that require high capacity storage can maximize the use of disk bays by utilizing ASUSTOR’s MyArchive cold backup technology to effectively achieve unlimited storage. MyArchive disks can be used to archive data, freeing up storage space on existing storage volumes. Users can plug in MyArchive disks back into the NAS any time that they need to access the archived data. Additionally, for users who want to add storage capacity without having to expand their RAID storage volumes, MyArchive technology can be used, providing a low cost option to meet increasing storage demands.

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QNAP Systems, Inc. today released the TS-x31P NAS series, including the TS-131P, TS-231P, and TS-431P. Powered by an AnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-212 dual-core 1.7GHz processor, this series provides a high-performance and secure private cloud NAS solution tailored for home, SOHO and workgroup users. In addition to basic requirements such as file storage, sharing and backup, the TS-x31P series supports value-added cloud-based note-taking app, centralized email account management, contacts management, and abundant multimedia applications.

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"A cost-efficient and reliable NAS solution is undoubtedly a key investment for small businesses and organizations to improve workflow efficiency; whereas home users generally like simple and practical storage devices with real-time data accessibility that helps create a modern digital home," said Dan Lin, Product Manager of QNAP. "The TS-x31P is designed to fulfill such user needs to ensure data security and to bring a comprehensive business and multimedia experience," added Lin.

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QNAP Systems, Inc. today announced the release of the TS-531X - a powerful 5-bay business NAS that features two integrated 10GbE SFP+ ports, providing a cost-effective NAS solution with 10GbE connectivity. The TS-531X features Container Station, allowing users to rapidly develop and deploy IoT (Internet of Things) applications and supports VJBOD (Virtual JBOD) as an economical method for expanding the capacity of other QNAP NAS using unused storage space. The TS-531X is a versatile NAS that satisfies small/medium businesses' demands for 10GbE connectivity, container virtualization, and storage expansion.

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The TS-531X comes with an Annapurna Labs Alpine AL-341 quad-core 1.4 GHz processor by Amazon® and uses 2GB/8GB DDR3 RAM (upgradable to 16GB). Offering two 1GbE ports, two built-in 10GbE SFP+ ports and SATA 6Gb/s ports for HDDs and SSD, the TS-531X can reach up to 1723MB/s throughput speeds. The model also features a hardware-accelerated encryption engine and SSD cache support, ensuring security without compromising performance.

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