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Market Research: QNAP #1 Asian Supplier of Network Attached Storage (NAS) in Sub-$5,000 Price Band; Sees Dramatic Revenue Growth

Taipei Taiwan, July 20, 2011 – QNAP Systems, Inc. today announced that a newly released research study by leading industry analyst firm Gartner shows that QNAP is ranked as the #1 Asian supplier of stand-alone NAS products in the sub-$5,000 price band in terms of vendor revenue. Most impressively, QNAP’s revenue growth jumped 71% in 2010 vs. 2009, making QNAP a rising star in the highly competitive networked storage category. Full details can be found in the Gartner research report “Market Share: Network-Attached Storage/Unified Storage, Worldwide, 2010”, which was released on 21 March 2011 by Pushan Rinnen.

Much of QNAP’s success in the NAS market segment can be traced to a very diverse product line, which ranges from single-drive consumer-level NAS devices to high-end SMB class rackmount NAS devices, redundant power supply, and advanced virtualization support – and everything in between. In addition to rock-solid hardware engineering, QNAP employs an extremely competent software development team with vast experience in network appliance development, and deep knowledge of how to deploy solutions that work perfectly in mixed Windows, Mac, Linux, and UNIX environments. Additionally, QNAP maintains highly effective global sales & marketing infrastructure and supply-chain management.

“We are both proud and honored to be ranked as the #1 Asian NAS supplier by Gartner,” said Meiji Chang, General Manager of QNAP Systems, Inc. “We believe this position reflects QNAP’s ongoing commitment to developing and marketing high quality network storage products which meet and exceed our customer’s expectations. The bar is now set very high for us to continue this tradition of excellence.”

To learn more about QNAP’s extensive NAS product lineup, please visit www.qnap.com.

About QNAP Systems, Inc.

QNAP Systems, Inc. is a privately held company founded in 2004 and is dedicated to bringing network media players for the home, and world-class network storage and professional NVR video surveillance solutions to consumer, small/medium business, and high-end SMB 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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