The rich features and performance of the NAS are highly recognized. The editor gave a verdict: ‘the TS-509 delivers classy storage features and its high spec makes it the fastest desktop NAS app on the planet.’
According to the test results from PC PRO, the TS-509 Pro is ‘a speed demon’ that copies of a 2.52GB video clip returned average read and write speeds of 40.4MB/sec and 35MB/sec. The FTP transfer rate further impressed them by delivering read and write speeds of 74MB/sec and 52.8MB/sec. PC PRO also did a test of large file (20GB) data transfer using QNAP’s exclusive backup software NetBak Replicator which showed an impressive transfer rate of 24MB/sec.
Besides the outstanding performance, the hardware design and the complete features of the TS-509 Pro Turbo NAS are highly recommended. The editor concluded ‘If you need speed look no further than the TS-509 - the fastest desktop NAS app we've seen.’
Powered by Intel Celeron 1.6GHz CPU and 1GB DDRII memory, the 5-bay hot-swappable TS-509 Pro provides unique DOM architecture with embedded fail-safe dual OS. The Linux OS and applications of the NAS are embedded in the flash DOM that higher stability is guaranteed. The two Gigabit LAN ports can be configured as Failover, Load balancing, or serving two different subnets. Also, the TS-509 Pro supports RAID 0/ 1/ 5/ 6/ 5+Spare and JBOD, hot-swappable hard drive design, a handy LCD panel for ‘Touch-N-Go’ PC-less RAID installation and basic server configuration, schedule power on/off and Wake on LAN.
Moreover, the TS-509 Pro offers versatile server functions, e.g. File server, FTP server, printer server (max. 3 sets), DDNS support, Web server with built-in phpMyAdmin, Joomla, MySQL/ SQLite, editable php.ini, MySQL server, UPnP/DLNA media streaming (built-in TwonkyMedia server), iTunes server for music sharing, HTTP/FTP/BT download server etc. All these server functions can be shared among different users across Linux, UNIX, Mac, and Windows platforms. The TS-509 Pro is an ideal network-attached storage solution for modern business environment.
QNAP Systems, Inc. (qnap.com) 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-509 Pro has won ‘Editor’s Choice’ from BRnR (US), CNET France, and MPC Club (Europe). 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.