Buffalo Technology Launches New Entry Level NAS

By on February 4, 2010
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Priced at AED 6,700/- it makes us wonder how expensive non-entry-level NAS devices would be.

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Buffalo Technology announced the availability of its TeraStation™ Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 Express Edition. The new TeraStation Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 Express Edition has been designed to provide an aggressively price-performance entry level Network Attached Storage (NAS) solution with full integration into the Windows environment, specially suitable for the SMB segment.

“Organizations of all sizes can now create effective NAS solutions that can adapt to and solve the simplest or most complex storage needs,” said Jasem Al Roomi, Director at Buffalo Advantec FZCO. “As a leading innovator in the SMB storage space, our new TeraStation™ Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 Express will help to provide the most convenient, cost effective storage to the small business networks.”

Buffalo TeraStation Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 express edition provides a fast and reliable platform for NAS built on the proven Windows Server™ 2003 R2 family code, with all its security, stability and management advantages. SMBs working within a Windows environment will benefit from the common and intuitive user experience, especially across all Windows-based products, as it comes pre-installed with Window Storage Server 2003 R2; while support for third party back-up software allows businesses to further customize security and management of their data.

Featuring new simplified setup and storage management, Buffalo’s TeraStation Windows Storage Server also adds new search capabilities that extracts information from a set of documents and organizes through its Indexing Service. The new search enhancement enables quick and easy access to information.

Other key features include:
• Seamless integration with Active Directory
• Shadow copy of shared folders
• Scheduled backup to USB drive or Buffalo NAS
• Supports RAID level, 0, 1, 5 and Standard
• Resilient – Replace faulty hard drives with the Hot Swap functionality without interruption of work
• Supports UPS connectivity via USB port
• Email notification (SMTP)
• Supports NFS
• Easy setup with Buffalo TeraNavigator Software
• LCD Status Display and intuitive web interface

Pricing and Availability
Backed by a three-year warranty, the Buffalo TeraStation™ Windows Storage Server is available in 2TB and 4TB capacities. Buffalo’s TeraStation Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 Express Edition is available from mid-January through leading retailers and authorized Buffalo business solution partners across the Middle East at an estimated street price of:

WS-Q2.0TL.R5-EU (2TB) – $1,829.99
WS-Q4.0TL.R5-EU (4TB) – $2,279.99


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