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Xizhi City, Taipei, Taiwan, 2008/10/15 - QNAP Systems, Inc. today announced its TS-509 Pro Turbo NAS honored the "Editor's Choice" from MPC Club Europe for its ease of use, beneficial price/ value, advanced RAID configurations, very low noise, overall well tuned features and options.
The leading network storage solutions provider QNAP Systems, Inc. today announced its TS-509 Pro Turbo NAS honored the "Editor's Choice" from MPC Club Europe for its ease of use, beneficial price/ value, advanced RAID configurations, very low noise level, overall well tuned features and options and reasonable price, etc. The TS-509 Pro is also the first NAS that acquired the award from the Club this year ‘as its value and performance are just so much farther than the competition…'
The editor from MPC Club Europe did a thorough review on the TS-509 Pro from system setup to server performance including the use of different software features. The TS-509 Pro supports a large variety of services including the Multimedia Station for media playing, iTunes server, Slim server by QPKG open source packages installation etc. It is commented ‘the whole device is well organized, easy to use for novice users and advanced enough for others that it matches any class of consumers.' Besides, the NAS impressed them by delivering an average of 58MB/s write speed and 60MB/s in read performance in their IOMETER tests that they have never come across with any other NAS servers they have reviewed. In their conclusion "the TS-509 Pro earned to be called the best NAS server out there at this moment and the most featured in combination with the easiest one to setup as it is fully automatic by a button press…".
According to Mr. Laurent Cheng, Product Manager from QNAP, "We're glad to receive the award from MPC Club Europe. The TS-509 Pro is not only a complete storage solution for the business users but also an ideal choice as a multimedia center." The users can play the multimedia contents, e.g. mp3 or HD movies saved on the TS-509 Pro on the digital media players (e.g. Slim Devices) or HD network media players by CIFS, NFS, or DLNA streaming over the network. They can use the NAS as a music sharing center by the iTunes server feature or installing the Squeeze Center through the web-based QPKG installation easily. "From the review and the test results performed in our lab, it is proven that the TS-509 Pro delivers outstanding performance in large file transfer. It is the best option for PC-less multimedia sharing over the network", said Mr. Cheng.
To find out how to use QNAP NAS as a multimedia center, please read our online tutorials:
• How to install Squeeze Center™ 7 via QPKG to serve music files to Squeezebox™ Duet
• Using NFS Sharing of QNAP NAS to Set up Home Multimedia Center and Play HD Video
About MPC Club Europe
MPC Club Europe is a community providing information, support and reviews on HD network media players and media oriented NAS storage servers. (Taken from MPC Club Europe)
QNAP Systems, Inc. is a dominant provider of Linux OS embedded network-attached storage (NAS) and network surveillance system. We have released numerous NAS and NVR (network video recorder) series, providing our customers high performance and high reliability backup and security solutions. Today, QNAP continues to lead the industry with our innovation in design and technology. Our products have gained worldwide recognition. For example, TS-409 Pro was honored "Golden Bear Award" from Bjorn3d (US), "Gold Award" from HWM (Singapore, Malaysia), "Dam Good" from Hardware Canucks (Canada), and "Golden Tachometer Award" from Benchmark Reviews (US) etc. TS-409U was awarded "Editor's Choice" from Bios Level (US) etc.