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2014-12-31

QNAP Upgrades Virtualization Station, Revamping the Turbo NAS as a Virtualization Platform for Cloud Computing

Taipei, Taiwan, January 21, 2015 - QNAP® Systems, Inc. today released an upgraded version of the industry-leading Virtualization Station. This new version (v1.2) adds several functions including user permission settings, Android support, USB passthrough, an increased number of snapshots for virtual machines (VM), directly outputting a VM to an HDMI monitor, and more. * This number may be affected by running VM applications and active application services on the Turbo NAS. Click to learn more. By adding support for Android, Virtualization Station v1.2 allows users t...
2014-12-25

QNAP Releases TVS-ECx80+ Edge Cloud Turbo vNAS Powered by Quad-core Intel Xeon E3 3.4GHz Processor with Dual 10GbE and 256GB Flash Cache

Taipei, Taiwan, December 25, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today officially launched the new TVS-ECx80+ Edge Cloud Turbo vNAS. Powered by the QTS 4.1.2 operating system and supporting QNAP’s exclusive QvPC Technology with Virtualization Station, cloud backup, and Q’center for centrally managing multiple Turbo NAS devices, the TVS-ECx80+ provides a competitive edge cloud storage solution for businesses. “2015 will see a trend of deploying a hybrid cloud in businesses to optimize daily operations. We noticed a gap between high-end storage solutions des...
2014-12-24

QNAP Debuts the Renowned DeaDBeeF Music Player and More Apps for HD Station 2.0

Taipei, Taiwan, December 24, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today upgraded its HybridDesk Station (HD Station) 2.0 app, revamping the user interface to a familiar tablet style, enhancing the security, and adding new apps including DeaDBeeF and Firefox. With QNAP’s exclusive QvPC Technology, the Turbo NAS can be used as a PC and run multiple applications on the HD Station by simply connecting an HDMI display and a keyboard and mouse. The new tablet-style UI design of HD Station 2.0 provides users with a quick overview of available apps, allowing them to ...
2014-11-28

QNAP Introduces High-Performance 2.5” SSD NAS models: TS-451S, TS-453S Pro and TS-853S Pro

Taipei, Taiwan, November 28, 2014 – Responding to the booming development of SSDs and the growing demands from users, QNAP® Systems, Inc. has announced the TS-451S Turbo NAS, a 4-bay NAS that is optimized for high-density 2.5" SSDs and features an Intel® Celeron® 2.41GHz processor. Meanwhile, QNAP’s powerful SS-x53 Pro series (SMB models that are optimized for high-density SATA 6Gb/s 2.5" SSDs) have been renamed the TS-453S Pro (4-bay) and TS-853S Pro (8-bay) respectively to assist users in quickly recognizing different options in the same pro...
2014-11-26

QNAP Qnotes App Allows Users to Take Notes On-The-Go

Taipei, Taiwan, November 26, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the release of the Qnotes mobile app to enable users to take and share notes anywhere and anytime. In addition to synchronizing content with the Notes Station on a Turbo NAS, Qnotes allows offline note-taking as an easy-to-use tool to help users organize things in their work and personal life. "Qnotes is perfect for conveniently capturing ideas on the go and to save notes on the secure personal cloud provided by a Turbo NAS,” said Willy Kuo, product manager of QNAP. "E...
2014-11-12

QNAP’s Smart Multimedia Management Allows Turbo NAS Users to Flexibly Store and Enjoy Their Multimedia

  Taipei, Taiwan, November 12, 2014 - QNAP® Systems, Inc. today introduced users to the smart “Multimedia Management” feature on its latest Turbo NAS operating system QTS 4.1.1. This feature provides users with a flexible and convenient way for storing multimedia on a Turbo NAS, and allows them to be enjoyed in a variety of ways. Mobile devices and digital cameras are constantly getting more powerful, but at the same time their storage space is not growing - with some devices removing SD cards and other expansion options entirely. To get around these limi...
2014-11-10

QNAP Security Releases QVR 5.0.3 Featuring Qstart, Fixing Bash Vulnerabilities & Adding Compatible Canon IP Cameras

Taipei, Taiwan, November 10, 2014 – QNAP® Security today announced the release of new QVR 5.0.3 firmware for VioStor NVR, which features Qstart for easy system setup, includes a GNU Bash security patch update, and supports six new Canon® IP cameras for compatibility. “To solve the hassle of complex network settings that many traditional CCTV users encounter when transferring to using NVR systems, Qstart allows auto configuration, auto port detection and comprehensive switch control for easy management,” said Joe Jen, senior product marketi...
2014-11-06

QNAP Releases Qmusic HD App for Streaming Music on Turbo NAS to iPad

Taipei, Taiwan, November 6, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today released the Qmusic HD mobile app, allowing iPad users to easily manage & stream music from their Turbo NAS while on the go. With the easy-to-use Qmusic HD, Turbo NAS users can easily manage, access, and stream music from a Turbo NAS to their iPad. Qmusic HD provides various ways to browse music including by song title, artist, album and folder, making it flexible and convenient to find desired music. Users can also download the music to their iPad to enjoy them when Internet connectivity is limited. ...
2014-11-04

QNAP VioStor NVR Now Supports New WD Purple™ 3.5-inch 5/6 TB Surveillance Hard Drives

Taipei, Taiwan, November 4, 2014 – QNAP® Security today announced that VioStor NVR products now support the new WD Purple™ 5 TB (WD50PURX) & 6 TB (WD60PURX) surveillance hard drives, allowing them to take advantage of the vast storage capacities offered by drives optimized for 24/7 surveillance environments. The new WD Purple 5/6 TB surveillance hard drives are designed for tower NVR systems with up to 8 drive bays. Made specifically for surveillance applications, WD Purple drives now support larger capacities to meet the growing storage needs for hi...
2014-11-03

QNAP Security Fixes GNU Bash Security Issues for Legacy VioStor NVR Models

Taipei, Taiwan, November 3, 2014 – QNAP® Security today released a new firmware Build 8221 with GNU Bash security patch update for legacy VioStor NVR models running firmware v3.5.0, v3.6.0, v4.0.0, and v4.2.0. This release has fixed the GNU Bash Environment Variable Command Injection Vulnerability (CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169, CVE-2014-6277, CVE-2014-6278, CVE-2014-7186 and CVE-2014-7187), also known as “Shellshock,” that can allow attackers to gain remote control over UNIX/Linux-based systems. Users of the following VioStor ...
2014-10-28

QNAP’s Full NAS Accelerated-Encryption Technology Greatly Increases TS/SS-x53 Pro & TS-x51 Read Performance

Taipei, Taiwan, October 28, 2014 - QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced that its popular, QvPC technology supported Turbo NAS TS/SS-x53 Pro and TS-x51 lineup now support Full NAS accelerated-encryption technology, a feature now available for the Turbo NAS operating system - QTS 4.1.1. Full NAS accelerated-encryption technology fully utilizes the power of quad/dual-core Intel® Celeron® processors on the Turbo NAS to remarkably increase the efficiency in data encryption/decryption tasks, with overall NAS read speeds improving by over 50% (over 240MB/s for the TS/SS-x53 Pro, ...
2014-10-23

QNAP Releases Qfix v1.0.2 to Fix Shellshock for Non-QTS 4.1.1 Build 1003 Users

Taipei, Taiwan, October 23, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today released the Qfix for Bash security patch v1.0.2 (hereafter referred to as "this Qfix") for its Turbo NAS lineup with an official GNU Bash patch update. This Qfix includes all fix as of QTS 4.1.1 Build 1003 and is suggested for all Turbo NAS users who have not updated to QTS 4.1.1 Build 1003. This Qfix has fixed the GNU Bash Environment Variable Command Injection Vulnerability (CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169, CVE-2014-6277, CVE-2014-6278, CVE-2014-7186, and CVE-2014-7187), also known as “Shells...
2014-10-15

QNAP Releases Upgraded VMobile App Adding Low-bandwidth Mode

Taipei, Taiwan, October 15, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today upgraded its VMobile app for iOS® to version 3.0 to enhance operational efficiency and user experience with the addition of a low-bandwidth mode and improved user interface. With the greater use of mobile devices, being able to manage surveillance systems while on-the-go has become increasingly popular. However, the convenience of using these apps is usually compromised with a bad live-view experience caused by limited network speeds. "To solve this, VMobile 3.0 comes with a low-bandwid...
2014-10-09

QNAP Security Releases QVR 5.0.2 Updating GNU Bash Patch & Increasing Compatibility to Over 3,000 IP Cameras

Taipei, Taiwan, October 9, 2014 – QNAP® Security today announced the release of the new QVR 5.0.2 firmware for VioStor NVR, which includes an official GNU Bash patch and adds compatibility for 200 more IP cameras. QVR 5.0.2 has fixed the GNU Bash Environment Variable Command Injection Vulnerability (CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169), also known as “Shellshock” that can allow attackers to gain remote control over UNIX/Linux-based systems. All users are strongly advised to upgrade their VioStor NVR to this QVR version. Though the other four reveal...
2014-10-09

QNAP will cease offering Multimedia Station from October 20, 2014

Taipei, Taiwan, October 9, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced that Multimedia Station, the application for organizing and managing multimedia files on Turbo NAS, will be discontinued in order to focus on developing new apps for a better & more specialized user experience. Software updates and technical support for Multimedia Station will also be discontinued, and the app will be removed from QTS App Center from October 20, 2014. "Our decision to discontinue Multimedia Station was a hard one, but we believe that by providing high-quality specializ...
2014-10-08

QNAP Releases Qvideo Mobile App for Video Access, Management, and Sharing on the Turbo NAS

Taipei, Taiwan, October 8, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the release of Qvideo for Android™, providing Turbo NAS users with a free remote management app for video archiving, streaming, sharing, and more. Qvideo allows users to play and manage the video collection on their Turbo NAS from their Android devices at anytime. Users can choose from various connection methods that best suits their Internet environment to browse/search their videos via timeline, thumbnails, list and folders. Videos can also be neatly organized by category, tag, ...
2014-10-07

QNAP Releases Qphoto Mobile App for Instant Photo Browsing, Uploading, and Sharing on the Turbo NAS

Taipei, Taiwan, October 7, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the release of Qphoto for Android™, providing Turbo NAS users with a free mobile app for photo browsing, uploading and sharing on the go. Qphoto is a handy tool that allows users to easily access and manage the photos on their Turbo NAS with mobile devices. With its intuitive interface, users can quickly search for photos with keywords or tags, flexibly browse photos and videos via timeline, thumbnails, list and folders, instantly upload media to the Turbo NAS, and easily share ph...
2014-10-05

QNAP Releases New QTS for Turbo NAS with Official GNU Bash Patch Update

Taipei, Taiwan, October 5, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today released QTS 4.1.1 Build 1003 for its Turbo NAS lineup with an official GNU Bash patch update. QNAP’s security lab has verified QTS 4.1.1 Build 1003 and confirmed it has fixed all currently known Bash security vulnerabilities. All users (including those who have installed QTS 4.1.1 Build 0927 and Qfix 1.0.1) are strongly advised to upgrade their Turbo NAS to this QTS version. QTS 4.1.1 Build 1003 has fixed the GNU Bash Environment Variable Command Injection Vulnerability (CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169, C...
2014-10-02

QNAP Releases High-Performance TS-x31 Home NAS Series for Personal Cloud and a Versatile Multimedia Experience

Taipei, Taiwan, October 2, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the release of the TS-x31 series Turbo NAS for SOHO and Home users. Powered by a dual-core 1.2 GHz ARM® Cortex®-A9 CPU, it provides a high-performance yet economical solution for file storage, sharing, and data backup coupled with the easy-to-use cloud-based note-taking application and a wide range of multimedia functions. Available in 1, 2, and 4-bay models, the TS-x31 series is an easy-to-use network storage center for backup, synchronization, remote access, and home entertainment....
2014-09-30

QNAP Releases QTS 4.1.1 Firmware Featuring Full NAS Encryption by Volume-based Technology

Taipei, Taiwan, September 30, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the availability of QTS 4.1.1, the new Turbo NAS firmware that features full NAS encryption by volume-based technology to greatly ensure data security in response to increasing cloud security challenges. As the fear of private data being leaked over the Internet is now a prime security concern, the protection provided by Network Attached Storage (NAS) has received great attention, especially for confidential business files and private photos/videos that require high security. However, the...
2014-09-29

QNAP Releases New QTS for the Turbo NAS with Fix on GNU Bash Environment Variable Command Injection Vulnerability

Taipei, Taiwan, September 29, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today released a new version of QTS for its Turbo NAS lineup, fixing the GNU Bash Environment Variable Command Injection Vulnerability (CVE-2014-6271 and CVE-2014-7169), also known as “Shellshock,” that can allow attackers to gain remote control over UNIX/Linux-based systems. The Turbo NAS may also be affected under certain conditions. QNAP’s security lab has verified the QTS version 4.1.1 Build 0927 and confirmed it has fixed the CVE-2014-6271 and CVE-2014-7169 vulnerability. Users are strongl...
2014-09-26

QNAP Encourages Users to Take Actions to Protect their Turbo NAS from Potential Bash Code Injection

Taipei, Taiwan, September 26, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. has been looking into the recent concerns over potential Bash code injection (CVE-2014-6271) that can lead to security vulnerabilities on the Turbo NAS and other Unix/Linux-based systems. A partial solution for CVE-2014-6271 exists but may result in another security vulnerability (CVE-2014-7169). QNAP is actively working on a solution for this issue, but in the meantime encourages all Turbo NAS users to take the following immediate actions to avoid any possible exploitation of their system. As a temporary measur...
2014-09-23

QNAP VioStor NVR VS-8148U-RP Pro+ Wins Merlion Awards at Safety & Security Asia 2014

Taipei, Taiwan, September 23, 2014 – QNAP® Security today announced that the VioStor NVR VS-8148U-RP Pro+ has won the Merlion Awards with Silver Award in ‘Surveillance Camera’ category at Safety & Security Asia 2014. “It is an honor to have the VS-8148U-RP Pro+ recognized for its excellence, including its innovation, design, user-friendliness and exclusive features,” said David Chiang, general manager of QNAP Security. “We are committed to providing our users with powerful & reliable NVR solutions, and this award is a ...
2014-09-22

QNAP VioStor NVR VS-8148U-RP Pro+ Receives Five Stars at the Secutech Excellence Awards 2014

Taipei, Taiwan, September 22, 2014 – In the a&s Taiwan August issue, QNAP® Security’s VioStor NVR VS-8148U-RP Pro+ was awarded in the Secutech Excellence Awards 2014, and was the only NVR product that gained 5-star ratings in every evaluation criteria – compatibility, recording/playback, event search, OSD operation – in the contest. “We feel honored that the VS-8148U-RP Pro+ was awarded for product excellence, and it demonstrates how VioStor NVR can provide key solutions for HD-resolution applications and flexible IP-based surve...
2014-09-17

QNAP Releases Qget Android HD Mobile App for Remote Download, Backup, and More on the Turbo NAS

Taipei, Taiwan, September 17, 2014– QNAP® Systems, Inc. today released the Qget Android HD mobile app that is designed for tablet users to manage download tasks on their Turbo NAS, allowing them to easily search download sources, manage downloaded files, and back up personal videos on the go. Qget Android HD is an easy-to-use download management application provided with the Turbo NAS. Users can add BT, HTTP, FTP, and Magnet link download tasks directly to the Download Station with the built-in Internet browser. With the “BT Search” function, users...
2014-08-21

QNAP Releases New NAS Products Featuring Quad-core Intel® Celeron® Processor and QvPC Technology for SMBs

Taipei, Taiwan, August 21, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the release of the new tower-based Turbo NAS TS-x53 Pro series (available in 2, 4, 6, 8-bay) and the 2.5”-drive SS-x53 Pro series (4 and 8-bay) that provide a powerful and reliable solution for data storage and mission-critical business applications for small and medium businesses. Coupled with exclusive QvPC Technology, these new series can serve as cost-effective PC substitutes that enable direct access to stored data, real-time surveillance monitoring with local display, Plex digital ente...
2014-08-18

QNAP CEO Richard Lee Praised as NAS Industry Visionary

Taipei, Taiwan, Aug 18, 2014 – QNAP Systems, Inc. CEO, Richard Lee, in a recent interview with Japan’s AKIBA PC Hotline website, was praised for his aggressiveness, passion, and determination in shaping the future of the Network-attached Storage (NAS) market. The interview, which covered QNAP’s history and current developments, strongly impressed AKIBA PC Hotline, who likened Mr. Lee to the “Steve Jobs of Taiwan.” “QNAP aims to make the almighty NAS a product born from Asian innovation,” said Richard Lee, CEO of QNAP. With its experi...
2014-07-31

QNAP Announces Support for the New WD Red® 3.5-inch 5/6TB and WD Red Pro NAS Hard Drives

Taipei, Taiwan, July 31, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. announced today that Turbo NAS products now support the new WD Red® 5/6TB NAS hard drives and WD Red Pro NAS hard drives. Specifically designed for NAS applications and featuring exclusive NASware® 3.0 technology, the new WD Red and WD Red Pro hard drives provide enhanced reliability and performance for NAS applications. The new WD Red 5/6TB NAS hard drives are designed for NAS systems with up to 8 drive bays and can easily meet the growing data storage demands of SOHO and home users. The WD Red Pro NAS ha...
2014-07-17

QNAP Announces Support for HGST 6TB Helium SAS Hard Disk Drives for Business Turbo NAS and Expansion Enclosures

Taipei, Taiwan, July 17, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc., a professional network attached storage (NAS) provider, today announced that its Enterprise and SMB class Turbo NAS products support the 6TB HGST Ultrastar® He6 helium-filled SAS hard disk drive (HDD). By incorporating HGST’s HelioSeal platform technology, business users receive enhanced NAS performance with maximized storage capacity and low power for reduced total cost of ownership. The inherent benefit of helium, which is one-seventh the density of air, helps reduce the turbulence caus...
2014-07-14

QNAP Launches 7-in-1 Mobile NAS QGenie for File Storage, Power Bank, Internet Sharing, and More

Taipei, Taiwan, July 14, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the release of QGenie, a pocket-sized 7-in-1 mobile NAS for file storage, power bank, Internet sharing, and more. With its compact design, QGenie fits perfectly in the pocket yet provides powerful functions to meet users’ day-to-day mobile needs. QGenie offers a great mobile NAS solution to wirelessly and flexibly extend the storage space of mobile devices. Users can optimize their storage space by transferring files to QGenie when they need to make room for more photos, music, and apps. Users can enjoy ...
2014-07-09

QNAP Releases Virtualization Station Enabling Running Multiple OS on Turbo NAS

Taipei, Taiwan, July 9, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the availability of Virtualization Station: an industry-leading integrated virtualization operating platform that empowers the Turbo NAS to host multiple virtual machines (VMs). With a simple & centralized management interface, it is easy for anyone to create and run multiple VMs on a single Turbo NAS. Virtualization technology allows users to create isolated VMs on a single server and install different operating systems and applications. Each VM can be viewed as an independent PC that cons...
2014-07-08

QNAP Releases Cutting-Edge Home NAS with Expansion Solution: TS-x51 Series Featuring Dual-core Intel® Celeron® 2.41GHz Processor

Taipei, Taiwan, July 8, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the release of the cutting-edge Turbo NAS TS-x51 series for SOHO and Home users, and two economical tower storage expansion enclosures companion UX-500P and UX-800P. The TS-x51 series, available in 2, 4, 6, 8-bay models, features unrivaled real-time and offline Full HD video transcoding capabilities, and supports video streaming through DLNA, AirPlay and Plex Media Server. “Building a personal cloud is becoming increasingly popular, and the TS-x51 series is the ideal choice for users to quickl...
2014-07-01

QNAP Launches New Silent & Fanless Living Room NAS HS-251 with HDMI-out for best audiovisual experience

Taipei, Taiwan, July 1, 2014 – QNAP® Systems Inc. today announced the release of its Silent NAS series addition, the HS-251, designed for the living room with powerful hardware, a wide range of multimedia applications, real-time and offline Full HD video transcoding, and HDMI connectivity for local playback. Housed within a stylish & compact set-top box design without a fan inside, the silent HS-251 is the perfect choice for those looking for the perfect living room NAS, as well as a Home Theater PC/NAS combo. Network-Attached Storage (NAS) has become incr...
2014-06-30

QNAP Launches High-Performance Turbo NAS TS-ECx80 Pro Series with New Tower SAS-enabled Scalability Solution

Taipei, Taiwan, June 30, 2014 - QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the release of enterprise-class TS-ECx80 Pro series Turbo NAS and a flexible, high-density SAS/SATA/SSD RAID expansion enclosure REXP-1000 Pro. Available in 8 and 10-bay tower models, the TS-ECx80 Pro series is powered by a Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® 3.4GHz processor and 2GB DDR3 ECC RAM and delivers high-performance and extreme scalability to fulfill the mission-critical storage needs of entry-level enterprises. The powerful TS-ECx80 Pro series is 10GbE ready, supports SSD caching options (...
2014-06-25

QNAP Security Releases QSCM Lite App Empowering the VioStor NVR with CMS Server Functionalities

Taipei, Taiwan, June 25, 2014 – QNAP® Security today announced the new app "QNAP Surveillance Central Management Lite" (QSCM Lite) which empowers a single VioStor NVR with the abilities of CMS server to centrally manage multiple NVR units. QSCM Lite is a revolutionary and powerful app that is available for downloading – free of charge – from the QVR 5.0 App Center and installing on a VioStor NVR. “QSCM Lite provides four major benefits including ease-of-use, cost-efficiency, convenience and flexibility for users to en...
2014-06-23

QNAP Launches High-Performance & Scalable Turbo NAS TS-ECx80U-RP Series with Intel Xeon CPU for Business

Taipei, Taiwan, June 23, 2014 - QNAP® Systems, Inc. today officially launched four new business-class Turbo NAS models: TS-EC880U-RP, TS-EC1280U-RP, TS-EC1680U-RP, and TS-EC2480U-RP. Delivering high-performance, extreme scalability options and a wide array of applications to drive businesses, these models easily fulfill mission-critical storage needs of businesses, with persistent throughput to balance resource-demanding applications. 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 in...
2014-06-19

QNAP Launches the Rugged & Fanless NAS IS-400 Pro for Industrial and Surveillance Applications

Taipei, Taiwan, June 19, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the release of the IS-400 Pro Turbo NAS – a robust all-in-one industrial, 2.5” SSD/hard drive compatible four-bay NAS designed for reliable operation. Reacting to the growing demand for networked storage in factories, warehouses, vehicles, shop floors and other non-office settings, QNAP’s new IS-400 Pro – built with a rock-solid fanless design – represents the ideal choice for organizations looking for a dependable NAS and surveillance solution with high performance, du...
2014-06-18

QNAP Releases Vcam Mobile App That Turns Mobile Devices into IP Cameras

Taipei, Taiwan, June 18, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the availability of the new surveillance mobile app Vcam that turns mobile devices with video recording functions into IP cameras, enabling the recording of live video & audio feeds on the Turbo NAS. The free Vcam mobile app greatly saves the costs in purchasing costly IP cameras. The Vcam mobile app introduces a new mobile surveillance application, allowing users of Turbo NAS Surveillance Station to quickly record live video and audio feeds with their mobile devi...
2014-06-17

IFSEC International 2014: QNAP Security Showcases Professional Video Surveillance Solutions for Enterprise, SMB and SOHO Users

Taipei, Taiwan, June 17, 2014 – At the opening of IFSEC International 2014, QNAP® Security has showcased a range of well-rounded surveillance solutions catering to enterprises, SMBs and SOHO users. Visitors can experience the robust VioStor NVR series and its versatile applications including standalone video surveillance management systems, Central Management System (CMS) turnkey solutions, mobile surveillance applications, integrated Turbo NAS storage expansion and 4K Digital Signage display support to find an ideal solution that meets their surveillance needs. ...
2014-06-12

QNAP Partners with Mandriva to Offer IT System Management Solution on the Turbo NAS

Taipei, Taiwan, June 12, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced a partnership with Mandriva® S.A, Europe's leading publisher of open source solutions, to provide QNAP customers an IT system management solution, the QNAP IT Management Station on the Turbo NAS. Powered by Mandriva Pulse, QNAP IT Management Station is designed to simplify daily tasks and IT asset management for businesses of all sizes. Users can benefit from the IT Management Station to centralize their management of multi-OS and multi-site IT assets. “We welcome this partn...
2014-06-11

QNAP Releases McAfee Antivirus for Turbo NAS with Limited-Time Special Offer

Taipei, Taiwan, June 11, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the release of McAfee® Antivirus for Turbo NAS systems. Available now with a limited-time special offer, QNAP users can protect their data using a world-leading antivirus solution that stays up-to-date with the latest virus definitions and can also heal infected files. The threat of a virus infecting and corrupting data is a real and all too often harsh reality for both businesses and home users alike. With a subscription to McAfee Antivirus, QNAP users can ensure their data stays protecte...
2014-06-05

QNAP Releases QTS 4.1, the Smart NAS Operating System Enriched by Apps

Taipei, Taiwan, June 5, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the availability of QTS 4.1 – the revolutionary app-driven NAS operating system. Building on QTS 4.0's proven usability & features, QTS 4.1 adds even more useful apps to heighten entertainment and productivity for home & business users alike. With its familiar layout and intuitive user-friendly design, QTS 4.1’s web-based multi-window operations greatly simplify the day-to-day operations of QNAP Turbo NAS systems. As the functionality and performance of modern netwo...
2014-06-03

QNAP Silent NAS Series Wins COMPUTEX d&i Awards 2014

Taipei, Taiwan, June 3, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced that the QNAP Silent NAS series has won the honorable COMPUTEX d&i Awards 2014 for excellence in the Computers + Systems category. “It is another significant honor for the QNAP Silent NAS Series to win a COMPUTEX d&i Award after receiving an iF Product Design Award and the COMPUTEX Best Choice Award,” said Meiji Chang, general manager of QNAP. “We are proud that our ceaseless dedication to developing distinguished products has once again been acknowledged, and we ...
2014-06-03

Computex 2014: QNAP Partners with Seagate to Showcase Innovative NAS Solutions for Home/SOHO, SMBs, Comprehensive NVR Solutions and Powerful 4K2K Digital Signage Solutions

Taipei, Taiwan, June 3, 2014 – At the opening of COMPUTEX Taipei 2014, QNAP® Systems, Inc. has partnered with Seagate® Technology (NASDAQ:STX) to demonstrate innovative NAS solutions for home multimedia entertainment, business storage and virtualization applications. QNAP has also showcased a new series of home Turbo NAS featuring high-performance real-time & offline Full HD video transcoding capabilities, a top-class business Turbo NAS offering, and mobile NAS solution. QNAP also displayed comprehensive NVR video surveillance solutions and powerful 4K2...
2014-05-29

QNAP NAS Products HS-210 & TVS-870 Win COMPUTEX Best Choice Award 2014

Taipei, Taiwan, May 29, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced that its HS-210 and TVS-870 NAS products have won the highly-regarded COMPUTEX Best Choice Award 2014 for excellence in the Peripherals & Accessories category and Computers & Systems category (respectively). “It is a great honor to have two products recognized by COMPUTEX TAIPEI along with other products from celebrated companies. With the silent & fanless home NAS (HS-210), and multifunctional business NAS with built-in Virtualization Station (TVS-870), both being honored with the...
2014-05-26

Visit QNAP’s Booth J1118 at COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2014

Taipei, Taiwan, May 26, 2014 – At COMPUTEX Taipei 2014, QNAP® Systems, Inc. will unveil a series of new products including new Turbo NAS series featuring high-performance real-time and offline Full HD video transcoding capabilities, a top-class business Turbo NAS offering, mobile NAS solution, and the IT Management Station, powered by Mandriva® Pulse, that delivers an innovative IT system management solution. QNAP will showcase a comprehensive lineup of Turbo NAS and VioStor NVR, as well as digital signage products. “The annual COMPUTEX event is...
2014-05-21

QNAP Security Upgrades VMobile 2.1 Mobile App Adding Audio Support

Taipei, Taiwan, May 21, 2014 – QNAP® Security, a professional Linux-based stand-alone NVR provider, today upgraded its VMobile mobile app to version 2.1 to improve usability & efficiency in surveillance management with extra audio support and the ability to remember video streaming settings in single channel video monitoring. In order to achieve effective video surveillance, background audio in monitored areas is equally important as video. The inclusion of audio functionality in VMobile 2.1, coupled with IP cameras with audio support, allows administ...
2014-05-20

QNAP Security Launches Brand-new VioStor NVR Firmware QVR 5.0 Featuring Intelligent Desktop with Multi-window Design and More

Taipei, Taiwan, May 20, 2014 – QNAP® Security, a professional Linux-based stand-alone NVR provider, today announced the brand-new VioStor NVR firmware QVR 5.0 (QNAP VioStor Recording System), introducing an intelligent desktop with multi-window design, simplified user interface, and newly added features including a floating tool bar, playback shuttle bar, and video thumbnails. VioStor NVR also supports license management for flexible channel expansion and remote access via the myQNAPcloud service. Security administrators can enjoy an unprecedented surveillance ...
2014-04-30

QNAP will cease offering Qmobile app from May 15, 2014

Taipei, Taiwan, April 30, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced that Qmobile, the mobile app that enables remote access & management of multimedia files on a Turbo NAS, will be discontinued in order to focus on developing new apps for a better & more specialized mobile experience. Software updates and technical support for Qmobile will also be discontinued, and the app will be removed from the Apple App Store and Google Play from May 15, 2014. “Mobile access to files & media is becoming increasingly popular for Turbo NAS users, and in order to d...
2014-04-18

QNAP Releases System Updates to Fix Heartbleed OpenSSL Vulnerability

Taipei, Taiwan, April 18, 2014 – QNAP® Systems Inc. today announced firmware updates for Turbo NAS systems with vulnerability to the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug (CVE-2014-0160). The operating systems vulnerable to Heartbleed are QTS versions 4.0 and 4.1. Versions 3.8 and earlier use a different version of OpenSSL and are not affected by the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug. As described on the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures website, some versions of the OpenSSL TLS and DTLS implementation do not properly process Heartbeat Extension packets which allow remote attackers to ...
2014-03-26

QNAP Security Honored Secutech Excellence Award 2014, the Benchmark of Global High-Resolution Surveillance Solution

Taipei, Taiwan, March 26, 2014 – QNAP® Security announced that its 8-bay, 2U rackmount VioStor NVR VS-8148U-RP Pro+ was honored in the Secutech Excellence Awards contest with the NVR Excellence Award. In the NVR contest, 15 NVR products were nominated, and the VioStor NVR VS-8148U-RP Pro+ stood out from the competition and gained recognition from industry experts and customers alike. Four major evaluation criteria for NVRs included frame rate performance, compatibility with IP cameras, ease of use, and searching capabilities. “QNAP VioStor NVR VS-8148U-R...
2014-03-19

Secutech Taipei 2014: QNAP Security Showcases Well-rounded Video Surveillance Solutions for Enterprise, SMB and Home Users

Taipei, Taiwan, March 19, 2014 – At the opening of Secutech Taipei 2014, QNAP® Security, a well-rounded video surveillance solution provider, demonstrated professional surveillance solutions catering to enterprises, SMBs and home users. Visitors can experience the rock-solid VioStor NVR series and market-fresh applications including standalone video surveillance management systems, Central Management System (CMS) turnkey solutions, mobile surveillance applications, integrated Turbo NAS storage expansion and 4K Digital Signage display support to find an ideal solutio...
2014-03-17

QNAP Security Releases VioStor NVR Firmware v4.2.0 Compatible with Internet Explorer 11 and More

Taipei, Taiwan, March 17, 2014 – QNAP® Security, a professional Linux-based stand-alone NVR provider, today announced the new VioStor NVR firmware v.4.2.0 supporting Microsoft® Internet Explorer 11, enhanced smart recording supporting more IP cameras, and a wider compatibility with IP cameras and UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply). “With the surging popularity of Internet Explorer 11, we are delighted to include IE 11 compatibility in VioStor NVR firmware v.4.2.0,” said Andrew Yu, product manager of QNAP Security. Users can now manage...
2014-03-13

QNAP to Demonstrate New Video Surveillance Solutions at Secutech Taipei 2014

Taipei, Taiwan, March 13, 2014 – QNAP® Security, a professional network video surveillance solution provider, is pleased to announce its participation in Secutech Taipei 2014. QNAP Security will demonstrate a well-rounded video surveillance solution including the brand new QVR 5.0 firmware for VioStor NVR, Surveillance Station application, a Central Management System (CMS) turnkey solution, and a complete VioStor NVR line-up that will fulfill diverse surveillance requirements from home & business users. QNAP Security is a well-rounded video surveillance so...
2014-03-12

QNAP Supports Free Microsoft Azure Cloud Backup

Taipei, Taiwan, March 12, 2014 – QNAP® Systems Inc. today announced a partnership with Microsoft® to provide QNAP users with Microsoft® Azure cloud backup support. The Azure Storage app is available from the QTS App Center on Turbo NAS units with QTS 4.0 or newer versions. Users can easily install the app and start backing up their NAS data to the Microsoft Azure cloud storage for disaster recovery and archiving. “Turbo NAS offers users a range of cloud backup solutions to safeguard their data, and we are pleased to provide an additional alt...
2014-03-10

CeBIT 2014: QNAP Partners with Seagate to Showcase QTS 4.1, a Series of New Turbo NAS and Storage Expansion Solutions, and More

Taipei, Taiwan, March 10, 2014 – At the opening of CeBIT 2014, QNAP® Systems, Inc. has partnered with Seagate® Technology to demonstrate a new series of Turbo NAS and storage expansion solutions with its new QTS 4.1 NAS operating system, VioStor NVR firmware QVR 5.0, and more. Visitors can experience the full-spectrum of Turbo NAS series and VioStor NVR series at CeBIT 2014. QTS 4.1, highest-performing business Turbo NAS, storage expansion options, cloud backup, and more QTS 4.1, the Turbo NAS operating system, provides an easy-to-use interface that great...
2014-03-06

QNAP Silent NAS Series Wins iF Design Award 2014

Taipei, Taiwan, March 6, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. announced that the QNAP Silent NAS series has won the honorable iF Product Design Award 2014 for excellence in the computer category. “The recognition from the iF award means outstanding achievements in design, and we are proud that our innovation in the Silent NAS series makes this list alongside other celebrated tech products,” said Meiji Chang, general manager of QNAP. QNAP Silent NAS series is fanless, silent NAS for the living room, designed with a stylish and silent set-top design...
2014-03-03

Visit QNAP's Booth at CeBIT 2014

Taipei, Taiwan, March 3, 2014 – At CeBIT 2014 QNAP® Systems, Inc. will demonstrate a series of new Turbo NAS products and its QTS 4.1 NAS OS, QVR 5.0 firmware for VioStor NVR series, as well as digital signage products. "At CeBIT 2014, we are very excited to unveil what we’ve been busy working on, including new NAS models, new software technologies, and rich apps developed using the Turbo NAS Development Platform,” commented Meiji Chang, general manager of QNAP. “Users can get first hand information of our products & features an...
2014-02-13

QNAP Launches Free Digital Signage App for Turbo NAS, Benefiting Small Businesses and Personal Profile Promotion

Taipei, Taiwan, February 13, 2014 - QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the new Signage Station app for its Turbo NAS series, providing a seamless solution for designing, publishing, and sharing multimedia contents with access controls. Users can download the iArtist Lite software to design the digital signage content, upload to the Turbo NAS, and share the contents using the web-based Signage Station. Visitors can view the content on smart phones, tablets and laptops, and share by emails or social networking sites. People use their mobile devices to operate mo...
2014-01-14

QNAP Free Qfile App Now Available for Windows Phone 8

Taipei, Taiwan, January 14, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the release of the Qfile mobile app for Windows Phone 8 devices. Already available for iOS® and Android™ devices, this free app enables users of Windows Phone 8 to remotely access, manage and share files on their Turbo NAS as well as uploading files directly from their mobile devices on the go. “We are pleased to introduce our first app for the Windows Phone 8 ecosystem and to provide greater options for our users to access their Turbo NAS,” said Jason Hsu, p...
2014-01-13

QNAP Security Showcases CMS Turnkey Solution and Full Spectrum of VioStor NVR at Intersec Dubai 2014

Taipei, Taiwan, January 13, 2014 – At Intersec Dubai 2014, held from January 19 to 21, QNAP® Security will demonstrate its powerful Linux-embedded VioStor CMS (Central Management System), the latest VioStor NVR firmware functions (including smart recording, storage expansion solutions), and a full spectrum of VioStor NVR series models. Visitors can experience a comprehensive lineup – from home use to business-class – of QNAP surveillance solutions. “The annual Intersec Dubai event is always an important opportunity for us to personally introd...
2014-01-07

QNAP Featured in PCWorld's 50 Best Tech Products of 2013

Taipei, Taiwan, January 7, 2014 – QNAP® Systems, Inc.’s acclaimed TS-469 Pro Turbo NAS has finished the year by being selected as one of PCWorld’s “best tech products of 2013.” Praising its interface and media connectivity, the QNAP TS-469 Pro joins other highly-praised tech products in this annual feature from one of the world’s leading publications for the PC ecosystem. “Our engineers and designers constantly strive to create ideal network storage solutions to meet the growing demands of modern businesses and organiza...