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Briefly: New two-bay USB 3.0 drive dock, QNAP's new Turbo NAS models

updated 11:20 pm EDT, Tue June 24, 2014

HighPoint launches RocketStor 5422A 2-Bay USB 3.0 Drive Dock

HighPoint has announced the release of its third-generation, dual-dedicated, 5GB-per-second USB 3.0 storage dock, the RocketStor 5422A. Capable of supporting any off-the-shelf SATA SSD and hard drive, the dock is compatible with any performance level from SATA 1 to SATA III, supports 3.5-inch and 2.5-inch form factors, and hard drives up to 6TB in capacity can be accommodated. The RocketStor 5422A supports common Power Management features provided by Windows and OS X operating systems, such as Sleep Mode and Hibernation. Priced at $60, the drive dock is now available.

QNAP launches Turbo NAS TS-ECx80U-RP Series with Intel Xeon CPU

QNAP Systems today announced the launch of four new business-class Turbo NAS models: the TS-EC880U-RP, TS-EC1280U-RP, TS-EC1680U-RP, and the TS-EC2480U-RP. Equipped with a quad-core Intel Xeon 3.4GHz processor, 4GB DDR3 ECC RAM and with 10GbE-readiness and SSD caching options (including up to two internal mSATA slots), these models are capable of providing up to 3700MB per second throughput and 410,000 IOPS to boost the workflow of IOPS-demanding applications such as virtualization and data center deployment.

Administrators can gradually expand their total storage to over 680TB of raw capacity, offering storage flexibility. The TS-ECx80U-RP series provides IT system management that aims to simplify IT asset management and simplify daily tasks. Its cross-platform file sharing accommodates Windows, OS X and Linux/Unix. Further details on each of the four new models can be found through QNAP.

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