updated 05:57 pm EDT, Fri October 11, 2013
New network attached storage supports up to 32TB of data
QNAP Systems today announced the release of the business-class TS-x70 series Turbo NAS. Available in 4-, 6- and 8-bay tower models, the TS-x70 series with scale-up support is "engineered for the growing data needs of modern business environments," according to company literature, and can support up to 32TB of storage.
The unit is powered by a dual-core Intel 2.6 GHz Processor and 2GB DDR3 RAM with the availability of four Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports. QNAP's internal testing showed reading speed up to 450MB per second, and writing speed up to 423MB per second in typical Windows environments in network trunking mode. In addition, the TS-x70 series supports 10GbE high-speed networking.
The TS-x70 series is compatible with a range of solutions including VMware vSphere, Citrix XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V and Windows Server 2012. VMware VAAI and QNAP vSphere are supported through plug-ins. Windows and Mac users can use the QNAP NetBak Replicator and Apple Time Machine (respectively) to easily back up data. The series also supports disaster recovery solutions including Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR) for real-time or scheduled data replication backup to cloud storage including Amazon S3, ElephantDrive, Symform, Dropbox, and Google Drive.
Pricing for all three units are available on request.