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QNAP TS-859 Pro Honored Editor's Choice by TechPowerUp

Huge list of features, excellent graphical UI, new Multimedia Station 2 and QMobile application for business and prosumers

Taipei, Taiwan, July 27, 2010 - QNAP Systems, Inc., a leading network storage manufacturer is pleased to announce its 8-bay Atom-based TS-859 Pro Turbo NAS has won the "Editor's Choice" award from the well-known IT web media Techpowerup.com for its excellent performance, versatile functionalities, hard-solid hardware, user-friendly graphical user interface, the fashionable Multimedia Station 2, and iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch app QMobile for users to access the multimedia files stored in the NAS on the go. TS-859 Pro Turbo NAS also offers iSCSI service and serves as both IP-SAN and NAS which grants flexibility, ultra-high performance, easy configuration and management, with an affordable price for business and entry-level enterprise customers to enjoy the advantages of cloud computing environments.

TS-859 Pro Turbo NAS is equipped with Intel® Atom™ dual-core processor delivering exceptionally high performance with extremely low power consumption for 24/7 operation. TS-859 Pro provides versatile enterprise-class applications to maximize server consolidation in the business environment and is also an affordable solution capable of secure data backup, encrypted file sharing, and iSCSI service for virtualized and clustered cloud computing environment. According to Techpowerup.com, ‘Imagine having a web server, an FTP server and a file server in your small business. All these are easily replaced by the QNAP TS-859…QNAP has a NAS with the functionality for every user, may it be for your home network, a small start-up or a growing business.'

TS-859 Pro is one of the QNAP Turbo NAS business series which has been certified as compatible with VMware® vSphere4 (ESX 4.0 and above), Citrix® XenServer™, and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization platforms. The NAS offers enterprise-level iSCSI features such as SPC-3 compliant, multiple LUNs per target, MPIO, MC/S, and LUN (logical unit number) masking. It offers up to 16TB storage capacity via 8 hot-swappable SATA hard disks, dual Gigabit LAN ports with failover, load-balancing and multi-IP setting capabilities, RAID 0/ 1/ 5/ 6/ 5+hot spare/ 6+hot spare configurations, online RAID capacity expansion, online RAID level migration, and RAID recovery. TS-859 Pro is also upgradable to the latest firmware v3.3 for more applications.

The new V3.3 firmware is now available for download free of charge from /.
For the complete review, please visit Techpowerup.com http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/QNAP/TS-859_Pro/1.html

QNAP offers the broadest lineup of NAS server enclosures currently available. QNAP Turbo NAS servers are available in 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 8-bay tower & rack mount configurations to fit consumer's needs, including small/medium business, workgroups, and entry-level enterprise networks. Most QNAP NAS servers feature hot-swap removable cartridge drives with 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch drive support, and offer unique features including virtual disk, and dual Gigabit LAN ports with fail-over, load-balancing and multi-IP setting capabilities for all Intel-based models. QNAP NAS servers are ideal for simple website hosting, ultra-high performance RAID storage supporting RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 5+ hot spare and 6+hot spare (5 drive and higher models), stand-alone file downloading, network-wide backups, printer sharing, video surveillance, and a whole lot more. QNAP NAS servers are fully compatible with Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and UNIX networks and incorporate green power management technologies.