London, 7th June 2012 - Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of storage and wireless networking solutions, is today announcing the latest addition to the TeraStation™ 5000 family. The devices are equipped with powerful Intel® Atom™ Dual-Core Processor D2550/4 threads, providing faster transfer of large files from multiple computers. Packed with business class features and advanced functionality, the TeraStation 5200 and 5400 can be used as NAS and iSCSI storage servers simultaneously making it suitable for SMBs (small to medium businesses) that require a multi-functional storage server.
The TeraStation 2-Bay (TS 5200) and 4-bay (TS 5400) offers a complete solution to meet the increasing data demands placed on SMBs. It offers a level of performance, flexibility, security and capacity usually only available in enterprise-class storage devices.
“Secure data storage is critical to any SMB” says Paul Hudson, Sales Director for Northern Europe at Buffalo Technology. “Our latest range to the TeraStation 5000 series has been designed to handle the demanding storage needs of SMBs, now with significantly higher performance levels coupled with a much more versatile operating system that scales with business needs and reduces the overall storage and back-up costs.”
For SMBs that require a reliable solution for demanding networks and business critical applications, both models have a RAID based NAS and iSCSI storage solution feature making it ideal for large networks and business critical applications. The flexibility and capability offered by this functionality makes it proficient at handling traditional NAS and iSCSI targets simultaneously with minimal performance degradation.
In addition to the powerful and versatile hardware, the Buffalo Software suite is specifically tailored to meet the demands of SMB’s providing functions that support critical business applications such as the Buffalo surveillance server IP camera recording, built-in directly to the unit. With the Buffalo surveillance solution SMBs can record from their office using the IP camera and stream it directly to the TeraStation. Each TeraStation is capable of supporting and managing up to 10 IP cameras.
The total back-up design feature provides data protection and duplication of data from one TeraStation to another, with the capability to support cloud storage service for flexible operations. It has a faster and easy-to-use web user interface and 2GB of fast DDR3 memory installed. SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports enable the highest performance NAS to External device back up for those who demand the highest levels of data redundancy. Each solution also feature four USB ports (2 USB 2.0 and 2 USB 3.0) for greater flexibility.
About Buffalo Technology
Buffalo is a global manufacturer of innovative storage, multimedia, and wireless networking products for the home and small business. The company is recognised as the Number 1 total PC peripheral manufacturer in Japan, and was the worldwide consumer NAS market leader in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 (In-Stat).
The company’s storage products are addressing the needs of the individual and the business, providing cost-effective network attached storage (NAS), portable and desktop hard drives, multimedia players, and Wireless LAN routers, which together offer a complete and integrated solution for the small office and digital home environment.
Buffalo’s product portfolio includes its TeraStation™ NAS devices which are specifically designed to bring Enterprise Storage to the SMB. The LinkStation™ range of NAS products, takes multimedia NAS to the home, and enables you to create a central location to share information, store files, photos and music, and save all your digital content, simply and easily. The AirStation™ range of easy-to-use, high performance wireless networking products for the SMB/SoHo and home user, with industry-leading AOSS™ (AirStation One-Touch Secure System) technology, allows users to build and manage secure wireless networks at home or in the office at the push of a button.
Buffalo’s strong international industry alliances with companies such as Intel, Broadcom™, Nintendo and Microsoft have allowed it to lead the industry in the development of the latest technologies into practical tools for the business and the home. Headquartered in Japan, Buffalo Technology has offices in the UK, France, The Netherlands, USA and Taiwan.