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QNAP's Enterprise ZFS NAS Certified for Windows Server 2016

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Taipei, Taiwan, August 24, 2017 - QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced that the dual-controller Enterprise ZFS NAS ES1640dc v2 has earned certification for Windows Server® 2016, and is also supported in Hyper-V® environments. This certification ensures that the Enterprise ZFS NAS is compatible with Windows Server 2016, making it a dependable storage for Hyper-V VMs and a parallel enterprise-grade file server.

“Hyper-V is one of the primary hypervisor platforms for current IT infrastructure and brings lots of new features in Windows Server 2016,” said Jack Yang, Associate Vice President of Enterprise Storage Business Division of QNAP. “For organizations that have adopted Windows Server 2016, the ES1640dc v2 NAS provides a reliable, high-performance storage solution for meeting virtualization needs, alongside the multitude of other benefits provided by its compelling hardware and software design.”

The certified ES1640dc v2 is compatible with Windows Server 2016 x64 for firmware update capable, iSCSI interface, Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX), and Thin Provisioning (TP), providing highly-efficient storage to meet the requirements of Hyper-V environments.

In addition to interoperability between Hyper-V, the ES1640dc v2 provides high-availability storage featuring dual active controllers for near zero-downtime. With the power of Intel® Xeon® E5 processors and the advanced enterprise-ready functionality from ZFS, the ES1640dc v2 provides uncompromising reliability and outstanding capabilities in mission-critical tasks including file server, virtualization, VDI, backup, and video streaming workflows.

Other highlights of the Enterprise ZFS NAS ES1640dc v2 include:

  • NVRAM w/ Copy-to-Flash, dual mini-SAS channel backup, SAS 12Gb/s-enabled
  • 40GbE compatibility for massive data transmission potential
  • Near-limitless snapshots and SnapSync for efficient disaster recovery
  • Block-level data deduplication and in-line data compression
  • Future-proof scalability, up to 1 PB total storage capacity

Learn more about QNAP's High Availability solutions at https://enterprise-nas.qnap.com/en/.

About QNAP Systems, Inc.

QNAP Systems, Inc., as its brand promise "Quality Network Appliance Provider", aims to deliver comprehensive offerings of cutting edge network attached storage (NAS) and network video recorder (NVR) solutions featured with ease-of-use, robust operation, large storage capacity, and trustworthy reliability. QNAP integrates technologies and designs to bring forth quality products that effectively improve business efficiency on file sharing, virtualization applications, storage management and surveillance in the business environments, as well as enrich entertainment life for home users with the offering of a fun multimedia center experience. Headquartered in Taipei, QNAP delivers its solutions to the global market with nonstop innovation. More information is at www.qnap.com.