Drobo, the maker of award winning storage arrays for businesses, professionals and consumers, today announced the launch of the Drobo 5D Turbo (5Dt). The 5Dt, is built on Drobo’s patented BeyondRAID™ technology to meet the demanding data storage requirements of professionals and media creators providing them with simplicity, flexibility and performance. The 5Dt reinforces Drobo’s commitment to innovation.

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The 5Dt offers both High Speed Thunderbolt™ 2 and USB 3.0, providing the ultimate in flexibility. The 5D Turbo is a complete solution that also supports 4k Thunderbolt connected displays. Included with the 5Dt is an mSATA card for increased performance, Thunderbolt 2 and USB 3.0 cables and DroboCare for 3 years at no additional charge.

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Thecus today announced the release of the N2810PRO, an upgraded version of the N2810 that will come equipped with 4 GB of DDR3 RAM and the new Intel Celeron N3160 quad-core processor, allowing users to get improved speed and processing power. This high-performance 2-bay NAS server fulfills the demand for home and small office users who are eager for impregnable protection of their data, while enjoying enhanced Multimedia Playback with 4K video resolution.

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Providing the ideal environment for immersive multimedia entertainment, the N2810PRO debuts a new arsenal of output alternatives to fulfill user’s visual and audio desires. This NAS delivers superbly detailed images, with spectacular colour contrasts in 4K resolution playback, accessed through the HDMI output or the newly added DisplayPort output. To further cater to your multimedia setup, the option exists of connecting the audio via a SPDIF output to provide expansive sound through your sound system.

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Synology Inc. today launched DiskStation DS416play. The consumer-centric four-bay NAS server, equipped with a 1.6 GHz dual-core processor with a burst frequency up to 2.48 GHz, is a high-performance storage and application server built for home users and creative professionals to store an entire library of content in one place.

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"With accelerated performance, DS416play lets you accomplish more tasks in one day," said Jason Fan, product manager at Synology Inc. "The add-on software packages allow users to organize and access files with ease, extending the capability of NAS and taking it further beyond just data storage."

Synology DS416play features single channel 4K Ultra HD or triple-channel full HD video transcoding on the fly, allowing users to effortlessly convert media files to the right formats for playback on different devices. DS416play supports a wider selection of file formats, making it easier for users to enjoy their favorite movies via Apple TV, DLNA devices, mobile devices, and computers.

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QNAP Systems, Inc. today released the comprehensive Hybrid Backup Sync which integrates backup, restoration and synchronization functions into one QTS app to enhance the efficiency of data backup and disaster recovery in local, remote and cloud storage. Featuring multi-version backup, flexible job scheduling, smart data reduction, speedy data transfer and upgraded encryption, Hybrid Backup Sync provides versatile, efficient, and convenient management functions.

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“We are happy to announce Hybrid Backup Sync, our multifunctional app that consolidates backup, restoration and synchronization functions for our users. With a highly-flexible graphical user interface, users can accomplish multiple backup tasks and customize several job schedules to fulfill various work and personal requirements.” said Fiona Hsieh, product manager of QNAP, adding “with Hybrid Backup Sync, users can easily reserve their data in local, remote and cloud storage to provide a complete data storage and disaster recovery plan.”

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QNAP Systems, Inc. has announced today a partnership with Canonical. The partnership will provide an advanced platform for the development of services and applications for the Internet of Things (IoT) using both Ubuntu and QTS operating systems. Canonical and QNAP will cooperate to provide, promote, and enable the creation of an ecosystem of IoT applications across home, SMB, and enterprises.

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QNAP leverages its NAS operating system, QTS, with its built-in, mature, and comprehensive virtualization platform and further, integrates the Ubuntu operating system to provide a complete and familiar software development platform for software developers. Users are able to enjoy simultaneously the wide variety of apps from the QTS App Center, and diversified services available on Ubuntu.

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Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a leading manufacturer of storage and multimedia products, is proud to announce the release of its brand new StoreJet Cloud 110 and StoreJet Cloud 210 Personal Cloud Storage products. Featuring anywhere access and sharing, automatic data backup, and media streaming, Transcend’s StoreJet Cloud offers a centralized 4TB and 8TB storage capacity and fast transfer speeds for users to access and share their files whenever and wherever they are. The 2-bay StoreJet Cloud 210 additionally offers data mirroring (RAID 1) to protect users’ data with greater redundancy.

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Transcend’s StoreJet Cloud allows users to access all of their data-wherever they might be-while storing it all at home. With a stable Internet connection, users can freely access all personal files stored on their StoreJet Cloud through Transcend’s exclusive StoreJet Cloud web link and iOS or Android app. Transcend’s StoreJet Cloud also allows multiple personal accounts to be created by family members and friends. Each account is individually maintained and securely protected. Users can also easily share digital files via the public folder, instead of spending hours transferring files with traditional sharing schemes.

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Thecus Technology Corp. today announced the launch of the latest addition to its Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 NAS series, the W12850 and W16850. These 12-bay and 16-bay network-attached storage solutions offer massive scalability, exceptional performance and resilient data integrity.

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“Our latest Windows enterprise-class rackmounts, the W12850 and W16850, provide superior performance and stauncher security to service the high storage workload of big business.” said Florence Shih, General Manager of Thecus Technology Corp, adding “They are the ideal choice for any enterprise seeking to rapidly expand their network storage capacity while reliably managing their business critical data on a Windows platform.”

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Before the upcoming COMPUTEX Taipei, QNAP Systems, Inc. today gave a sneak-preview of its first “dual NAS OS options system” – the enterprise-class TES-x85U series NAS. The brand-new TES-x85U allows users to install the FreeBSD-based QES or Linux-based QTS into a single rackmount NAS for versatility and high-availability, providing the utmost flexibility for businesses to deploy the ideal operating system on multiple TES-x85U units based on their needs and goals.

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The TES-x85U series uses 12Gb/s SAS controllers and includes two models (18-bay TES-1885U and 30-bay TES-3085U). Both models are powered by an advanced 14nm Intel® Xeon® D SoC processor with an integrated PCH (6-core CPU for TES-1885U and 8-core CPU for TES-3085U). It is worth noting that the all-SSD TES-3085U provides up to 24 drive bays and 6 dedicated SSD slots for caching in a 2U rackmount form factor, presenting the best choice for high-performance, all-flash storage.

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Thecus Technology Corp announced the expansion of its rackmount NAS lineup with the addition of the N8910. This high-performance 2U rackmount delivers massive scalability, trail-blazing speed for data-intensive applications with uncompromising reliability for service continuity. The N8910 provides the ideal storage solution for SMB businesses that face escalating data workloads.

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“The N8910 delivers on the key attributes that companies seek from a server, a robust hardware platform, capacity to handle rigorous day-to-day operations, with ensured data protection for unwavering security,” said Florence Shih, General Manager of Thecus Technology Corp.

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QNAP Systems, Inc. today announced the release of its next-generation, high-performance Thunderbolt™ 2 NAS TVS-x82T series. Available in three different models (TVS-1282T, TVS-882T and TVS-682T) the TVS-x82T series is powered by 6th Generation Intel® 14nm multi-core processors that deliver higher system performance for CPU-demanding applications. Featuring an advanced hardware design based on the concept of tiered storage, application-based partitioning, and network traffic distribution the TVS-x82T series achieves maximized storage efficiency and optimum performance. The TVS-x82T also features a HDMI 2.0 port for a prime viewing experience with smooth 4K 60 fps video transfer and display, while the new VJBOD function allows for maximized storage utilization by using multiple QNAP NAS to expand the storage capacity of the TVS-x82T.

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“With upgraded hardware and software features, the TVS-x82T series is a huge step above the previous QNAP Thunderbolt 2 NAS and the three different models provide greater choice for a wider range of users,” said David Tsao, Product Manager of QNAP. “The TVS-x82T provides tiered storage, application-based partitioning, and network traffic distribution to optimize the efficiency of different NAS applications and provides businesses with an ideal storage solution for intensive virtualization, video surveillance storage, high-resolution video editing, and much more.”

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