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Written by Ronald Tibbetts - Edited by Olin Coles   
Monday, 30 June 2008
Table of Contents: Page Index
QNAP TS-209 Pro Gigabit SATA NAS
Features and Specifications
QNAP TS-209 Pro: Package
QNAP TS-209 Pro: Closer Look
QNAP TS-209 Pro: Detailed Features
QNAP TS-209 Pro: Install
QNAP TS-209 Pro: Network Setup
QNAP TS-209 Pro: Multimedia
NAS Testing Methodology
Testing Results
Final Thoughts and Conclusion


Shoppers today are faced with many options when choosing where to store their valuable data: from traditional optical media and hard drive based storage, to flash drives and even more exotic third party online storage - each with its own advantages and disadvantages. In this article Benchmark Reviews will look at one such option that's recently emerged in the storage market; the network-attached storage (NAS), in the form of the QNAP TS-209 Pro Gigabit SATA NAS. The NAS has lately gained popularity as more and more consumers realize the need for a reliable, cost effective, and easy to access centralized way to store their data.However, with so many competing products it's not always possible for buyers to easily compare what's on the market. Read on as Benchmark Reviews puts this "all-in-one" NAS through its paces.


Intended for small/medium business (SMB) and small office/home office (SOHO) users, The QNAP TS-209 Pro TurboStation offers a relatively inexpensive and easy to use data storage and backup that's sure to appeal to home users as well.

Modern business needs a reliable network storage system for centralized file sharing, network printer sharing, FTP upload/download, and data backup, etc. To store, back up, manage, and share these digital assets and outputs appropriately have become increasingly essential. However, it is a challenging job for most small business and small office/home office (SOHO) users due to the lack of resources and professional IT staff. Now, QNAP TS-209 Pro Turbo Station offers the most ideal solution to accomplish all these needs.

QNAP TS-209 Pro Turbo Station is a 2-bay, hot-swappable All-in-one NAS (Network Attached Storage) Server supporting up to 2TB storage capacity and abundant valuable server functions. Adopting the latest powerful 500MHz CPU with 128MB DDR II RAM and Gigabit Ethernet design, TS-209 Pro's ultra-high-speed performance significantly boosts the file sharing speed and makes it a perfect choice for business users who need faster performance and useful server features. With the friendly web-based interface, users can easily set up a network system for all sorts of server applications without MIS help.

About the company: QNAP Systems, Inc.logo_en_v.jpg

QNAP Systems, Inc. (QNAP) is a devoted and dominant provider of Internet Appliance products. With our solid and integrated expertise in the Linux embedded platform, QNAP has released more than 30 models for the network storage and digital network surveillance series over the past 6 years, providing our consumers with high performance and high reliability storage, backup, and surveillance solutions. Today, QNAP continues to lead the industry with our innovation in design and technology.


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