QNAP has released a new range of network attached storage (NAS) with boosted performance thanks to processor integration.
The four new models of Turbo NAS servers the TS-259 Pro, TS-459 Pro, TS-659 Pro and TS-859 Pro all incorporate an Intel Atom D510 1.66Ghz Dual-Core Processor, which the company claims ups performance, delivering more than 100MB/sec on RAID 5 FTP reads.
QNAP also claims it is highly reliable and reduces power consumption.
Seth Bobroff, general manager of the Intel Data Centre Group's Storage division, said in a statement: "Businesses of all sizes require feature-rich NAS systems with scalability and interoperability to effectively manage data across the network."
He added: "The Intel Atom processor D510 provides a flexible architecture for QNAP to deliver a series of NAS systems that optimise performance and energy efficiency in this class of systems."
The VMware-compatible machines come with a hefty price tag, as well as needing to be populated with disks. The smallest model, the TS-259 Pro two bay, will set you back $599 with the largest eight bay product hitting $1,499.
All models will become available this month through global commercial distributors, resellers and retailers.
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