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QNAP Announces 10 GbE TS-x70 Series NAS

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QNAP is expanding its rackmount NAS product line with two new entry-level models.

The 12-bay TS-1270U-RP and the 8-bay TS-870U-RP come in a 2U form factor and are based on a dual-core Intel processor running at 2.4 GHz, and 4 GB memory with support for up to 16 GB. Both models include two Gigabit Ethernet ports with the option to expand connectivity to 6 x 1 Gb LAN or 4 x 10 Gb + 2 x 1 Gb LAN by installing a dual-port 10 Gb and 1 Gb network card, which is sold separately. The TS-870U-RP is rated at 155.2 watts power consumption under load, while the TS-1270U-RP is rated at 188.7 watts.

Both NASes are shipping now. There was no information on pricing.

QNAP Announces 10 GbE TX-x70 Series NASQNAP Announces 10 GbE TX-x70 Series NAS

QNAP also announced its version 3.8 NAS firmware, which now supports more than 1,400 IP camera models, and includes flexible camera access control, multi-server monitoring and support for the VMobile app for iOS and Android.

Also new is the company's tower VS-x100 Pro+ series network video recorder (NVR) with 2, 4 and 6 bays. According to QNAP, the NVRs provide "high megapixel recording as well as built in full-HD decoders." QNAP did not release information on when the VS-x100 Pro+ series will become available.

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