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QNAP Announces Support for the New WD Red™ 3.5-inch 4 TB and 2.5-inch Hard Drives

Taipei, Taiwan, October 9, 2013 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. announced today that the Turbo NAS products now support the new WD Red™ line of SATA hard drives.

Specifically designed for NAS applications and featuring NASWare™ 2.0 and 3D Active Balance Plus technologies, WD Red hard drives provide enhanced reliability and drive performance for home and small office NAS applications.

“WD Red hard drives are designed for NAS systems with 1-5 drive bays,” said Andy Kuo, WD’s Taiwan Country Manager.  “The drives are designed and extensively tested for compatibility in the unique 24x7 operating environment and demanding system requirements of home and small office NAS. Our exclusive NASware technology enables seamless integration, robust data protection and optimal performance for NAS and RAID environments.”

The new WD Red hard drives are available in both 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch form factors to provide density & capacity-optimized solutions, including:

  • 3.5”: WD40EFRX (4TB)
  • 2.5”: WD10JFCX (1TB), WD7500BFCX (750GB)

For more information regarding WD Red hard drives, visit http://www.wd.com/in/products/products.aspx?id=810.

To discover the full lineup of Turbo NAS-compatible hardware, go to www.qnap.com/compatibility. To learn more about QNAP Turbo NAS products, please visit www.qnap.com.

About QNAP

QNAP Systems, Inc., as its brand promise "Quality Network Appliance Provider", aims to deliver comprehensive offerings of cutting edge network attached storage (NAS) and network video recorder (NVR) solutions featured with ease-of-use, robust operation, large storage capacity, and trustworthy reliability. QNAP integrates technologies and designs to bring forth quality products that effectively improve business efficiency on file sharing, virtualization applications, storage management and surveillance in the business environments, as well as enrich entertainment life for home users with the offering of a fun multimedia center experience. Headquartered in Taipei, QNAP delivers its solutions to the global market with nonstop innovation and passion.

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