To meet market demands for reliable and low-latency Fibre Channel (FC) SAN, QNAP Systems, Inc. has launched two in-house developed Fibre Channel expansion cards: the QXP-16G2FC and QXP-32G2FC. The dual-port FC cards feature high performance, reliable, secure, and energy efficient FC connectivity with QXP-16G2FC and QXP-32G2FC respectively supporting 16Gb FC and 32Gb FC connection speeds. A QNAP NAS with a QNAP FC card can be easily added to an existing FC SAN environment, providing enterprises affordable high-performing storage and backup.

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“FC SAN are generally closed network environments that often require costly devices with limited deployment flexibility to set up,” said Jason Hsu, Product Manager of QNAP, adding “By integrating QNAP NAS protocols with Fibre Channel, users can add QNAP NAS to their existing FC SAN environment more affordably than with SAN devices, while satisfying applications that require low latency, high reliability, and fast data transfers, such as in financial services, data centers, and film or television industries.”

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QNAP Systems, Inc., a leading computing, networking and storage solution innovator, today officially released QTS 4.4.1. In addition to integrating Linux Kernel 4.14 LTS to support next-generation hardware platforms, QNAP is advancing NAS usability by incorporating highly-anticipated services, including a cloud storage gateway that makes hybrid cloud storage and applications easier, source-based deduplication to optimize backup and recovery efficiency, a Fibre Channel SAN solution, and much more.

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“We gathered valuable user feedback from QTS 4.4.1 beta testing that helped us complete the official release,” said Ken Cheah, Product Manager at QNAP, adding “Our focus in this recent QTS update was integrating cloud storage services to help organizations seamlessly leverage the cloud for storage, while securing on-premises data and applications for more usage scenarios.”

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QNAP Systems, Inc. today introduced the new QXG-10G2T-107, a dual-port PCI Express (PCIe) 10GBASE-T/NBASE-T NIC that supports 5 network speeds. It can be installed in a compatible QNAP NAS or a Windows/Linux PC with PCIe 2.0 x4 slots, providing organizations or individuals with a flexible and economical 10GbE network connectivity solution.

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The QXG-10G2T-107 uses the Aquantia® AQtion AQC107S Ethernet controller that supports 10/5/2.5/1Gbps and 100Mbps network speeds. The RJ45 connector design also allows users to use existing cables. Transmission speeds can reach up to 5Gbps when using CAT-5e cables, or up to 10Gbps when using CAT 6 (or advanced versions) cables, unleashing the full potential of the QXG-10G2T-107.

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QNAP Systems, Inc. today launched the new TVS-x72N 5GbE NAS series, powered by 8th Generation Intel Core i3 processors and features a 5GBASE-T port to deliver transfer speeds up to five times faster than Gigabit Ethernet, making 4K video transfer, display, and editing smooth and streamlined. The TVS-x72N comes with two built-in M.2 SSD slots for enabling SSD caching, features HBS 3 with data deduplication for faster data backup and recovery, and provides cloud storage gateway functions to create a cost-effective hybrid cloud storage environment.

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“With computers and networking devices now widely supporting Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), the common Ethernet networking speed has increased from 1 Gigabit (GbE) to 2.5 GbE and 5 GbE,” said David Tsao, Product Manager of QNAP, adding, “Users can add the TVS-x72N 5GbE NAS that offers four transfer speeds to their network environment to optimize their network storage usage experience.”

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QNAP Systems, Inc. (QNAP), a leading computing, networking and storage solution innovator, today released the QSW-308-1C and the QSW-308S, these 8-port Gigabit Unmanaged Switches feature three 10GbE SFP+ ports, and support both SFP+ and RJ45 ports for connecting network devices. The newly launched QNAP QSW-308 series switches provide a cost-effective 10GbE solution to satisfy various kinds of hybrid 10GbE/1GbE network infrastructures in homes and offices.

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The QSW-308-1C and QSW-308S are equipped with three 10GbE SFP+ ports and eight Gigabit ports for users to optimize high-speed networking. The QSW-308-1C includes one additional 10GbE SFP+/RJ45 combo port that is compatible with 10GbE and NBASE-T technologies to support five networking speeds (10Gbps, 5 Gbps, 2.5Gbps, 1Gbps and 100Mbps). The SFP+/RJ45 (copper) combo port enables users to realize higher network speeds with existing Cat 5e and 6a cables.

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Synology Inc. today launched DiskStation DS419slim, a 4-bay NAS equipped with 2.5" drive support. Underneath the palm-sized chassis, it supports up to 20TB maximum raw capacity with four 2.5" HDDs.

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"Nowadays, many people are still struggling with managing files scattered across public clouds, USB drives, or personal computers. As a clever and reliable personal cloud, DS419slim helps keep your precious photos, videos, and documents in order, bringing everything under control with its powerful file management capabilities," said Katarina Shao, Product Manager at Synology Inc. "Not only can you easily access, share, and synchronize all your files across multiple platforms, but you can also own a multimedia library where you can stream digital content on your mobile devices on the go."

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QNAP Systems, Inc. today officially launched the next-generation ES1686dc – an Enterprise ZFS NAS that features dual active controllers with Intel Xeon D processors for High Availability (HA). It supports SAS 12Gb/s, and each controller has four 10GbE SFP+ LAN ports, eight RDIMM slots for up to 512 GB memory, two M.2 SSD slots for configuring SSD caching, and scalable design for up to 1 PB storage capacity. The ES1686dc is powered by the latest QES 2.1.0 operating system that adopts ZFS and provides reliable data protection, recovery, and business-class features to assist businesses in accelerating mission-critical services and tackling the challenges of VDI applications.

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“The ES1686dc demonstrates excellent performance and an uninterrupted high-availability storage solution,” said David Tsao, Product Manager of QNAP, adding “Whether being used as a mission-critical file server, virtualization server, VDI, medium-sized data center, video streaming, surveillance storage, and efficient file backup & recovery, the ES1686dc can achieve service-level agreements for performance and uptime.”

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iosafe 1019 nasCRU, a leading provider of high-quality data security, data transport and disaster-proof data storage devices, today announced the launch of the ioSafe 1019+ 5-Bay Network Attached Storage (NAS) device. The device can protect up to 140TB of data from fire or water damage in the event of a disaster and provides data backup, file syncing and sharing, and media management.

The ioSafe 1019+ keeps digital work secure in temperatures up to 1,550 degrees Fahrenheit for up to 30 minutes, which is long enough to survive most fires. In addition, its waterproof capabilities protect data should the device be submerged in up to 10 feet of water for three days. Aside from disaster proofing capabilities, the device offers 256-bit AES encryption, floor or rack mount kits and a full data recovery service.

"Following CRU's acquisition of ioSafe in July 2018, we've been working to release new disaster-proof ioSafe devices," said Randal Barber, CEO of CRU. "We're thrilled to release the 1019+ as the first of these products. The device plays an essential role in disaster planning as it empowers businesses and government agencies with the technology needed to quickly get back up and running when a plumbing or HVAC leak, building fire or major disaster occurs."

The ioSafe 1019+ is based on the Synology DS1019+ NAS device. It uses the Synology Disk Station Manager (DSM) operating system in combination with ioSafe's patented DataCast™ and Hydrosafe™ technologies to protect its hard drives and stored data from damage.

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QNAP Systems, Inc. (QNAP), a leading storage, network and computing solution provider, today released the QTS 4.4.1 Beta. With a focus on high-efficiency backup and innovative hybrid cloud storage, QTS 4.4.1 includes HBS 3 with QuDedup technology, which deduplicates backup data at the source and increases backup and recovery efficiency; CacheMount enabling local caching for connected cloud storage for users to enjoy a near-LAN access speed to their cloud data. QNAP also released QuMagie – the AI-based photo organization application – which provides users with the ultimate photo management and sharing solution. QNAP NAS will also support Fibre Channel SAN for easily adding to existing SAN environment as a budget-friendly storage and backup solution.

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“QTS 4.4.1 integrates Linux Kernel 4.14 LTS and supports next-generation hardware platforms for QNAP NAS to leverage the latest technologies. Following the trend of hybrid cloud solution deployment, QTS 4.4.1 optimizes backup efficiency and features innovative applications tailored for hybrid cloud environments, allowing business and home users to enjoy flexible storage allocation, convenient management and perfect backup and recovery solution. QNAP strives to integrate innovative technologies to provide the best NAS experience to our users,” Said Ken Cheah, Product Manager of QNAP.

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QNAP Systems, Inc. (QNAP), a leading storage, network and computing solutions provider, today launched the QNA-UC5G1T USB 3.0 to 5GbE adapter, allowing users to add 5GbE/2.5GbE/1GbE/100MbE connectivity to their computers and NAS via USB 3.0. Users can easily upgrade their network speed with the QNA-UC5G1T using an existing CAT 5e cable to increase file transfer speeds and work efficiency.

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"Both home and business users require higher bandwidth to take advantage of high-performance systems and faster internet speeds. The handy QNA-UC5G1T adapter can be easily paired with QNAP's 10GbE switch to create a high-speed network environment at home or in the office to greatly improve network speed and application performance,” said Jason Hsu, Product Manager of QNAP, adding "the QNA-UC5G1T is also useful for adding Ethernet connectivity to modern laptops that lack in-built network ports."

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