by Adam Armstrong

QNAP Adds Teradici PCoIP Technology

QNAP Systems, Inc. announced that they have added support for Teradici PCoIP (PC-over-IP) technology. The company has also added Teradici Cloud Access Software that QNAP states will provide a secure, smooth and flexible end-to-end hybrid cloud solution. The addition of Teradici technology will give users a secure, remote way to access their Virtual Machines.

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by Alex Schuchter

Synology Announces New NAS Solutions

Synology has introduced new products to satisfy both home and enterprise users with the release of the DS420j and SA3600. With these new products, Synology is adding to both their DiskStation and SA NAS portfolios. 

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by Adam Armstrong

QNAP Integrates Wasabi

QNAP Systems, Inc. announced a collaboration with Wasabi Technologies, Inc. that will integrate the Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage into several QNAP solutions, including HybridMount, VJBOD Cloud, and Hybrid Backup Sync 3 (HBS 3). This integration will give QNAP NAS users a cost-effective cloud object storage solution that also delivers performance as well as more options for use.

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by Blaise Robitaille

QNAP TS-1277 & Mustang 200 Review

As we have covered nearly two years ago, Ryzen NAS solutions have changed the game by pairing the best desktop processors with solid NAS hardware. The QNAP TS-x77 comes in both Ryzen 5 and 7 varieties bosting 6 and 8 core (12 and 16 thread) skus. Most importantly these NAS solutions are expandable.

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by Lyle Smith

Synology UC3200 Now Available

Synology has announced the immediate availability of the UC3200, the company’s first Active-Active solution. Designed for high-availability in business environments and those seeking non-disruptive iSCSI services, the UC3200 is the is built to provide resilient data protection solutions via the company’s powerful management interface, the DSM UC operating system. 

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by Adam Armstrong

Synology Urges User Action Against Potential Ransomware Attacks

Today Synology announced that it had found several of its NAS users were under ransomware attack. These attacks saw admins’ credentials stolen brute-force login attacks, and users’ data was encrypted as a result. While Synology made the announcement, the attacks didn’t single them out. Several NAS vendors were targeted so all users should check their systems.

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by Marshall Gunnell

Synology DiskStation DS2419+ Review

The DiskStation DS2419+, launched in mid-February, is the latest edition of the 12-bay tower Plus Series family. Providing 192TB (384TB with expansion unit) or raw storage capacity, the DS2419+ is designed for small- to medium-sized businesses looking for an economical data storage solution that provides the option of expanding as their storage needs grow. 

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by Michael Rink

QNAP ES1686dc NAS Released

QNAP has launched its newest network-attached storage (NAS) appliance, the ES1686dc. QNAP was founded in 2004 in Taiwan and primarily provides network-attached storage (NAS) appliances. The ES1686dc features dual active controllers with Intel Xeon Processors. Each controller has four 10GbE SFP+ LAN ports, eight RDIMM slots for up to 512 GB memory, two M.2 SSD slots for configuring SSD caching, and scalable design for up to 1 PB storage capacity. 

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by Lyle Smith

iXsystems TrueCommand 1.0 Released

iXsystems has announced the release of TrueCommand 1.0, the company’s unified management system that monitors and controls TrueNAS and FreeNAS systems from a single-pane-of-glass. iXsystems claims that TrueCommand will simplify 24x7 operations, improve security, automate tasks, and promote faster problem resolution for NAS systems.

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by Adam Armstrong

QSAN XCubeNAS XN8012R Review

In 2018, QSAN rolled out its XCubeNAS XN8000R series of next generation, high efficiency NAS products. The XN8000R series is aimed at SMBs that leverage enterprise applications. There are two types in this series, the QSAN XCubeNAS XN8008R and the QSAN XCubeNAS XN8012R. The last two digits, -08 and -12, are reflective of how many LFF bays (3.5") the NAS has. In this review we will be looking at the QSAN XCubeNAS XN8012R, with 12 front facing bays and 6 rear facing bays.

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