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QNAP Systems Unveiled Turbo NAS Servers Compatible with VMware’s vSphere4

Ideal for departmental file sharing, storage, and advanced server applications in the office environment

QNAP Systems unveiled its new series of ultra-high performance Turbo NAS servers TS-259 Pro, TS-459 Pro, TS-659 Pro and TS-859 Pro (a QNAP exclusive) that have been certified as compatible with VMware's vSphere4 (ESX 4.0) virtualization platform, ideal for departmental file sharing, storage, and advanced server applications in the office environment. Shared networked storage is an essential component of a Cloud Computing infrastructure. The new Turbo NAS series incorporates the Intel Atom D-510 dual-core processor, which delivers exceptional performance and maintains high reliability for multiple concurrent tasks and intensive data transfer with very low power consumption. "QNAP’s new Business Series Turbo NAS servers really mean business,” said Richard Lee, President of QNAP Systems, Inc. “This new series provides businesses of all sizes a solid foundation for their network storage needs and a host of business-critical applications,” Mr. Lee added.

“Businesses of all sizes require feature-rich NAS systems with scalability and interoperability to effectively manage data across the network,” said Seth Bobroff, General Manager, Intel Data Center Group – Storage. “The Intel® Atom™ processor D510 provides a flexible architecture for QNAP to deliver a series of NAS systems that optimize performance and energy efficiency in this class of systems.”

The new Turbo NAS series comes with new version 3.2 of the QNAP NAS management software supporting lots of class-leading new features such as iSCSI, SPC-3 Persistent Reservation for clustering, and MPIO and MC/S. New DFS support (Folder Aggregation), import of user-list, customizable Daylight Saving Time, the next-generation Internet Protocol, IPv6, have been incorporated for future networking evolution also. QNAP’s Web File Manager 2 features an entirely redesigned user interface and functionality for improved file sharing and management. WebDAV is also available for users to collaboratively share, access, and edit files over HTTP(S). Additionally, Apple’s Time Machine backup is now supported.

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