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2011-12-12

QNAP's TS-879 Pro Turbo NAS Awarded Highest Ratings by both PC Pro and IT Pro

Taipei, Taiwan, December 12, 2011 – QNAP® Inc.'s TS-879 Pro Turbo NAS has been highly praised by two of the UK's leading technology publications. PC Pro, awarded it an overall rating of 5 out of 6, along side its coveted 'A List' and 'PC Pro Recommended' accolades. IT Pro gave the product a maximum 6 out of 6 and a coveted 'IT Pro Recommended' accolade.

The reviewer, Dave Mitchell, pointed out that the TS-879 Pro shined in the performance tests, awarding it 6 out of 6 in this category. Furthermore, the reviewer acknowledged that the TS-879 Pro is well built and quick to install, with a multitude of additional features.

"TS-879 Pro gives QNAP a big edge over the competition and sets standards for other vendors to aspire to. It's packed with storage, including plenty of cloud services, and it came out with flying colours in our Gigabit and 10GbE tests. An A-List triumph," wrote Dave Mitchell.

One of the UK's leading IT news and reviews sites, IT Pro, also awarded the TS-879 Pro its highest rating of 6 out of 6, identifying it as an 'IT Pro Recommended' product.

"We were impressed with the TS-879 Pro on a number of counts and it throws down a very big gauntlet to the competition. Performance over Gigabit and 10-Gigabit networks is impeccable and it provides a remarkable range of storage features which includes some very useful IP SAN options and cloud services for remote workers," the reviewer concluded.

The QNAP TS-879 Pro Turbo NAS is a business-class network-attached storage and iSCSI backup unit. It is 10GbE ready, incorporates an Intel® Core™ i3 Processor and features 6Gbits/sec SATA. The TS-879 Pro also supports 2 high-speed USB 3.0 ports, 4 USB 2.0 ports and 2 eSATA ports for easy external backup.

David Tsao, QNAP product manager, comments: "We are delighted with this independent recognition of the TS-879 Pro, our team worked hard to develop a storage solution that delivered exactly what business users are looking for from their NAS solutions. Namely, sector leading performance, ease-of-use and installation, along side future proofing features such as the ability to support cloud computing and remote workers. We're extremely proud of what we've achieved."

PC Pro's full review of the TS-879 Pro is available at: http://www.pcpro.co.uk/reviews/storage-appliances/371404/qnap-ts-879-pro-turbo-nas

IT Pro's full review of the TS-879 Pro is available at: http://www.itpro.co.uk/637702/qnap-ts-879-pro-turbonas-review

About PC Pro

PC Pro is an IT resource focused on the technically experienced business professional. It provides comprehensive and authoritative product testing combined with comment and features.

About IT Pro

IT PRO is one the UK's most comprehensive enterprise IT news and reviews sites. The site includes more enterprise reviews and group tests than any other title in the market and is one of the most important destinations for British business IT users as well as the industry as a whole.

About QNAP® Inc.

QNAP® Inc. is a privately held company founded in 2004 and is dedicated to bringing world class NAS storage, professional NVR video surveillance, and network video players to consumer, small/medium business, and entry level enterprise market segments. QNAP leverages not only hardware design but also a growing core competency in software engineering that is precisely focused on bringing to market products that offer the highest available performance coupled with outstanding reliability, scalability, and ease of installation and use. QNAP is a multi-national company with headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan, and subsidiary offices in China and the United States.

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