SimplyNAS Introduces Flash Storage QNAP Enterprise NAS Servers

QNAP ES1640DC Dual Controller NAS preconfigured with an all flash SSD array incorporating enterprise SAS Solid State Drives (SSD) designed specifically to support and manage the needs of highly available, high-performance platforms that use significant read/write mixed workloads.

Sanford, FL, August 15, 2017 --( SimplyNAS, a leader in NAS server integration, has announced the availability of an all flash storage solution based on the QNAP ES1640DC NAS integrated with high endurance enterprise SAS SSD’s ranging from 6.4TB upwards to 51.2TB within a single NAS server and expanding to a total of 410TB using the maximum seven EJ16000 expansion units. Ideally suited for customers requiring to meet the high demands of Big Data.

Enterprise MLC SSD – Solid State Drive (SSD) uses a single-chip controller with a dual-port SAS interface on the system side and 10 channels of Micron NAND Flash internally, designed with high endurance and are optimized for demanding 24/7 usage applications. Integrated within the QNAP ES1640DC HDD hot-swappable replacement trays, the SSD integrates easily into existing storage enclosure.

Features include: • 16nm Micron® MLC NAND Flash • RoHS-compliant package • SAS – Interface = 12 Gb/s – Speed = 3 Gb/s, 6 Gb/s, 12 Gb/s, and auto-speed negotiation – SAS-3 support • SAM-5 compliant • Enterprise sector size support = 512, 520, 524, 528, 4096, 4160, 4192, and 4224-byte • Hot-plug capable • 128-entry command queue depth • Digitally signed firmware for SED and non-SED • FIPS140-2 level 2 certification option available on each S650DC 2.5-inch device: 400GB, 800GB, 1600GB, and 3200GB • Secure erase via format unit • Reliability – MTTF: 2.5 million device hours1 – Static and dynamic wear leveling – Uncorrectable bit error rate (UBER): 1 × 1017 bits transferred Capacity 2 (unformatted): 200GB, 400GB, 480GB, 800GB, 960GB, 1600GB, 1920GB, 3200GB, 3840GB • Endurance: TBW over warranty period4 – S655DC (25 DWPD): 200GB-8PB, 400GB-17PB – S650DC (10 DWPD): 400GB-7PB, 800GB-14PB 1600GB-29PB, 3200GB-58PB

QNAP ES1640dc v2 - The ES1640dc v2 is a product line developed by QNAP for mission-critical tasks and intensive virtualization applications. With Intel® Xeon® E5 processors, dual active controllers, ZFS, HPE Helion compatibility and fully supporting virtualization environments, the ES1640dc v2 delivers “real business-class” cloud computing data storage. The ES1640dc v2 features the brand-new QES operating system that allows almost limitless snapshots, block-level data deduplication, and thin provisioning with reclaim, assisting businesses in building the most cost-efficient VDI platform and storage for critical data. The ES1640dc v2 provides the same user experience as the current QNAP NAS and QTS system, allowing business users to enjoy the easy learning curve and quickly deploy the system, and making it ideal for small and medium businesses with budget constraints or large-scale IT divisions coping with mission-critical tasks.

Features include: • Dual active controllers, NVRAM cache, dual mini-SAS channel backup, 40GbE-ready, SAS 12Gb/s-enabled • Intel® Xeon® E5-2400 v2 series processor • QES operating system which is based on FreeBSD and ZFS • Data deduplication and compression allows hosting over 500 VDI in one chassis • Near-limitless snapshots and SnapSync for efficient disaster recovery • NAS and iSCSI/IP-SAN storage supporting VMware®, Microsoft® Hyper-V, KVM and advanced virtualization features • Fully supports OpenStack® iSCSI Cinder driver, and compatible with HPE Helion Scalable design, up to 1 PB total storage capacity • Built-in 4 x 10GbE SFP+ ports • 5 year warranty

SimplyNAS provides the know-how with their NAS Experts who advice and guide buyers to the best fit NAS for their specific needs. SimplyNAS will install, integrate drives, set RAID and continue with burn testing using our popular NASBIT testing routine. Extended optional services include on-site installation and deployment, extended service plans inclusive of on-site maintenance and option for advance replacement of NAS servers for critical deployments.

Availability and Pricing
All the aforementioned models are ex-stock and shipping now. Customer can call – 407-960-4690 or visit as online at and follow through to Thecus Product Section.

About SimplyNAS®
SimplyNAS has been providing award winning SMB and Enterprise data storage solutions since 2005. In fact, from the advent of the ReadyNAS product range from Infrant Technologies, to embracing Thecus, QNAP and Synology, SimplyNAS has led the way for bringing NAS to the masses. Our Network Attached Storage Burn in Testing (NASBIT) program was the first of its kind in the US for NAS systems, allowing businesses the opportunity to buy storage solutions that are ready to use out of the box, eliminating the hassle factor of dead on arrival products that are untested and require extra effort in both time and cost to get operational. Sales Call: 407-960-4690 –
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