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QNAP Intros New Silent NAS Series Server
Jul 2, 2014 - in News
This NAS solution looks like a set-top-box.
QNAP TS-470 NAS Review: Four GbE Links, With 10 GbE Scalability
May 22, 2014 - in Reviews
Armed with a Sandy Bridge-based Celeron CPU, QNAP's TS-470 handles the traffic from four gigabit Ethernet connections. Or, with the addition of a 10 GbE upgrade card, it can be made to push well over 1 GB/s, providing you use the right storage.
QNAP Launches the Turbo NAS TS-x21 and TS-x20 Series
Apr 26, 2013 - in News
QNAP’s new Turbo NAS TS-x21 and TS-x20 Series devices are aimed at being powered by the company’s new QTS 4.0 operating system and features one, two or four SATA drive bays.
QNAP Announces Two Budget NAS Units
Mar 26, 2013 - in News
The TS-421U and TS-420U rackmount models are intended to provide "sustained high performance for daily routines in file storage, sharing, and data backup."
QNAP Shows Off New Goods at Computex
Jun 1, 2011 - in News
QNAP, storage and multimedia all in one
Qnap TS-559 Pro+: Familiar Network Storage With A New CPU
May 24, 2011 - in Reviews
It’s a good idea to use two CPU cores to speed up multiple drives in RAID 5 or 6 arrays and it’s even better to increase clock speeds. We put Qnap's TS-559 Pro+ with an Atom D525 dual-core CPU to the test: is it any faster than devices with Atom D510?
Is Data Encryption Worth Destroying Your NAS' Performance?
May 17, 2011 - in Reviews
Three vendors of network-attached storage, Qnap, Synology, and Thecus, sent over Intel Atom-based NAS servers to test the effects of protecting your data via encryption. But performance and configuration options are not identical, as our testing shows.
Qnap TS-559 Pro: Do More Drives In Your NAS Mean More Speed?
Feb 2, 2011 - in Reviews
We know that adding drives to a RAID array can help improve performance. But does adding storage to a NAS device really help push throughput higher? We put four-bay and five-bay units from Qnap up against each other and benchmark their transfer rates.
QNAP Launches 8-Drive Rack-Mounted NAS
May 4, 2010 - in News
This diskless NAS is datacenter and cloud-ready.
Atom-Powered NAS: Thecus N4200 And QNAP TS-459 Pro
Apr 30, 2010 - in Reviews
Intel's most modern dual-core Pineview-based Atom processor isn't just aimed at energy-efficient netbooks. It can also be found in NAS servers from a variety of manufacturers. We tested two mid-range appliances in order to measure the CPU's capabilities.
Intel Pushes Atom CPU to Drive Storage Devices
Mar 5, 2010 - in News
The Atom to help you serve files.
QNAP Offers World's Smallest NAS
Jun 22, 2009 - in News
QNAP's new SS-839 Pro Turbo is slated to be the world's smallest 8-bay.
Network Storage: Three NAS Units Rounded Up
Apr 10, 2009 - in Reviews
Network storage is great for centralizing data on a home or small business network. The real question is: do you build your own NAS or buy one that's already primed for action? We round up three ready-made units to see if any of them suit our fancy.
A Home NAS Device Packed With Features
Mar 23, 2009 - in News
QNAP or “Quality Network Appliance Provider” whom is known for its vast selection of Network Attached Storage (NAS) systems has announced the launch of two new products – TS-119 and TS-219.
Promise NS4300N: NAS For Small Offices
Feb 6, 2009 - in Reviews
Promise is known for its RAID controllers, but how the company will fare long-term on the NAS market remains to be seen. We took a closer look at the first of its network storage offerings, the NS4300N
Synology DS207+: Getting NAS Into Your Home
Dec 11, 2008 - in Reviews
Synology really impressed us with the performance of its Disk Station DS408. Can the same company do it again with its Disk Station DS207+?