QNAP Systems, Inc., a leading computing, networking and storage solution innovator, today launched the QXP-1620S and QXP-820S SAS storage expansion card. By installing the cards into a QNAP NAS, users can connect it to TL SAS JBOD storage enclosures and REXP expansion units to expand their total storage capacity. Multiple expansion units can be daisy-chained via high-speed mini SAS HD cables to expand the total storage capacity up to 4.6PB.
“SAS-based storage solutions provide low-latency, power-efficiency, and IOPS-optimized storage capabilities and are ideal for creating highly-reliable IT environments for virtualization, surveillance, Big Data, video editing, and TV broadcast storage. By installing a QXP-1620S or QXP-820S in your NAS, you can upgrade your IT environment to take advantage of the high-performance, high-availability and high-reliability of SAS.” said Stanley Huang, Product Manager of QNAP.
The QXP-1620S and QXP-820S can be flexibly configured to fit various usage applications. By managing multipath or link aggregation between a NAS and expansion units, data transfer loads are effectively balanced, and users can avoid interrupting system services and prevent backup failures.
The QNAP QXP-1620S and QXP-820S SAS storage expansion cards and supported cables can be purchased from the QNAP Accessories Store and authorized resellers.
For more product information and to view the full QNAP NAS lineup, please visit www.qnap.com.