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QNAP announces its TS-409 Pro Turbo NAS solution for business users

by Parm Mann on 22 February 2008, 09:40

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Online RAID Level Migration Network Storage Solution for Business

Taiwan-based storage solution provider, QNAP Systems, today unveiled its TS-409 Pro Turbo NAS solution for business users.

The 4-bay, hot-swappable NAS device provides support for RAID 0 / 1 / 5 / 6 / 5+spare disk redundancy, Online RAID Capacity Expansion, Online RAID Level Migration, and abundant backup and security functions.

QNAP TS-409 Pro Turbo NAS

Mr. Shawn Shu, Vice President of QNAP said: "TS-409 Pro adopts the high performance 500MHz CPU and 256MB DDRII memory. The hot swap design and the advanced RAID are the dominant features of TS-409 Pro that are rarely provided by other entry-level NAS suppliers. The RAID 5 and RAID 6 support, Online RAID Level Migration and Capacity Expansion features are important breakthrough in NAS for business and SOHO users. QNAP has taken the lead in successfully implementing these features in TS-409 Pro to provide a truly reliable, flexible, and easy-to-use storage solution for business."

Users of the TS-409 Pro can utilise NetBak Replicator, backup software allowing synchronised, instant and scheduled backup of multiple Windows PCs to the NAS. In addition, its remote replication function can be used to back up the data of a NAS to another QNAP NAS remotely.

Hardware specification:

CPU Marvell 5281 500MHz
Flash Memory 8MB
HDD 4 * 3.5" SATA I/II HDD, up to 4 TB
(the standard system is shipped without HDD)
LAN Port 1 * Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port
LED Indicators Status, USB, LAN, HDD 1, HDD 2, HDD 3, HDD 4
USB 3 * USB 2.0, support USB printer, disk, digital camera, pen drive, card reader, USB hub, and USB UPS etc.
Buttons USB auto-copy button
Power button
Reset button
Alarm Buzzer System Warning
Form Factor Tower
Dimensions 225 (D) x176 (W)x 188 (H) mm
Weight Net weight: 3 kg (w/o power adaptor)
Gross weight: 4.75 kg (full package)
Temperature 0~40°C
Humidity 0~95% R.H.
Power Supply External Adapter, DC 12V
Energy-saving Design Smart fan, sleep mode: 18.8W; in operation: 44.6W
Thermal Solution Heat dissipation by fan
Secure Design K-Lock security slot for theft prevention
Anti-kick power adaptor design


Official press release: QNAP Announces TS-409 Pro Turbo NAS

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N299 @ 300Mhz only gives 8MB/s write to a JBOD
NS4300N @ 400Mhz only gives 10MB/s write to a RAID-5 array.

500Mhz will only give performance close to 100Mbps RAID-5, probably less for RAID-6.

Does “Business-user” mean slow?