QNAP TS-509 Pro Turbo NAS Honored Editor’s Choice from CNET France

Taipei, Taiwan, October 06, 2008 --(PR.com)-- The leading storage solution provider QNAP Systems, Inc. today announced its All-in-One TS-509 Pro Turbo NAS honored the “Editor’s Choice” from CNET France for its high speed performance, simplicity of use, low noise level, and a full range of features.

The TS-509 Pro is designed for small business to enterprise users who require performance, features, capacity, and manageability. According to the test results from CNET France, the TS-509 Pro “breaks many speed records” and “it is 3 times faster than many of its competitors” in terms of file transfer and FTP transfer. It compares the write speed of the NAS by the front USB “one touch copy” to an “eye blink” as it breaks 30 MB/s. This affirms the outstanding performance for multiple concurrent data access of the TS-509 Pro. The editor, unable to find any drawback, also gave TS-509 Pro credit for its wide range of server features, for its ease of use with a clear GUI and its “smart” addition of a LCD that displays useful information such as the IP address.

Powered by Intel Celeron 1.6GHz CPU and 1GB DDRII memory, the 5-bay hot-swappable TS-509 Pro provides unique DOM architecture with embedded fail-safe dual OS. The Linux OS and applications of the NAS are embedded in the flash DOM that higher stability is guaranteed. The two Gigabit LAN ports can be configured as Failover, Load balancing, or serving two different subnets. Also, the TS-509 Pro supports RAID 0/ 1/ 5/ 6/ 5+Spare and JBOD, hot swappable hard drive design, a handy LCD panel for "Touch-N-Go" PC-less RAID installation and basic server configuration, schedule power on/off and Wake on LAN.

Moreover, the TS-509 Pro offers versatile server functions, e.g. File server, FTP server, printer server (max. 3 sets), DDNS support, Web server with built-in phpMyAdmin, Joomla, MySQL/ SQLite, editable php.ini, MySQL server, UPnP/DLNA media streaming (built-in TwonkyMedia server), iTunes server for music sharing, HTTP/FTP/BT download server etc. All these server functions can be shared among different users across Linux, UNIX, Mac, and Windows platforms. The TS-509 Pro is an ideal network-attached storage solution for modern business environment.

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To read the review of the TS-509 Pro from CNET France, please visit http://www.cnetfrance.fr/produits/stockage-reseau/qnap-ts-509-pro-39383545.htm.

For the specifications and features of QNAP TS-509 Pro Turbo NAS, please visit http://www.qnap.com/pro_detail_feature.asp?p_id=104. You may also visit QNAP forum (http://forum.qnap.com) to join the discussion about using QNAP NAS.


About QNAP
QNAP Systems, Inc. (QNAP) is a devoted and dominant provider of Internet Appliance products. With our solid and integrated expertise in the Linux embedded platform, QNAP has released more than 30 models for the network storage and digital network surveillance series over the past 5 years, providing our consumers with high performance and high reliability storage, backup, and surveillance solutions. Today, QNAP continues to lead the industry with our innovation in design and technology. Our products have gained worldwide recognition. For example, TS-409 Pro was honored "Golden Bear Award" from Bjorn3d (US), "Gold Award" from HWM (Singapore, Malaysia), "Dam Good" from Hardware Canucks (Canada), and "Golden Tachometer Award" from Benchmark Reviews (US) etc. TS-409U was awarded "Editor's Choice" from Bios Level (US). TS-109 Pro was honored the "The Best NAS Box" from MAXIMUMPC (US), "Lord of NAS" from Hexus (UK), and "Golden Bear Award" from Bjorn3d (US) etc. TS-209 Pro was honored "Gold Medal Award" from ComputerGEIL.dk (Denmark), Golden Award from InfoMods (France), and "Product of the Year 2007" from Hardware-TEST.dk (Denmark) etc.

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