I don’t think you will need to buy another NAS Drive after this one. The AS 6 Series has three models to suite your current and future data needs. You can get an 8-bay down to a 2-bay: 8-bay (AS-608T), 6-bay (AS-606T), 4-bay (AS-604T) and 2-bay (AS-602T). The features of the AS 6 Series extend into the commercial use as well so depending on your need for a NAS there is one here for you.
Many of us who grew up watching cartoons such as the Jetsons or science fictions movies like Star Trek, would at some time or the other ask ourselves; what if all the appliances in our home could talk to each other? Some of us have investigated the idea but was deter by its complexity and some have achieved some success. What we were asking is; can we automate our home? And, the answer to this is yes, if you can afford it. As things are today we have moved on from asking about home automation to asking: How can I get my home connected?
UITStor the company that gave us the S400 Connected Storage has added a media streamer (UEBO M200 Media Player) to its range of connected home products. UITStor said the UEBO M200 Media Player will give users 360 degree technology experience. It supports most of the video and audio formats, and video and audio codecs. Also, it offers all the usual in connectivity and has the flexibility to act as a storage device.
The Xtreamer eTRAYz promises to revolutionise the network attach storage (NAS) market when it is release in November. The new Xtreamer eTRAYz storage devise will have all the features of the current brand of media storage devices plus a host of other impressive features. From the pre-release document that I read the Xtreamer eTRAYz will be a milting pot of both domestic and enterprise storage solution. The Xtreamer eTRAYz was design specifically for the Xtreamer Media Player but will integrate easily with other devices and software e.g. Apple Mac and PC. The Xtreamer eTRAYz can fully function as a stand alone NAS server that has similar functionalities to any Qnap or Synology.
QNAP Systems expanded their Turbo NAS lineup with the addition of the TS-419P desktop and TS-419U rack-mounted NAS servers. The TS-419P and TS-419U feature 4 hot-swappable SATA hard drives with up to 8TB of total capacity and supports 2.5" or 3.5" hard drives, giving users more flexibility in selecting drives for installation. The TS-419P and TS-419U feature a Marvell 1.2GHz CPU and 512MB DDRII memory which provides sustained high performance with lower power consumption.
Entropic Communications, a leading provider of silicon and software solutions to enable connected home entertainment is joining forces with the Intel Digital Home Group at the CableLabs Summer Conference 2009 in Keystone, Colo., to showcase the world's first demonstration of the newly ratified Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) Quality of Service (QoS) 3.0 specification over MoCA on a set-top box (STB) platform. The demonstration utilizes Entropic's EN2510 single-chip, coaxial network controller and RF transceiver, which is based on the MoCA 1.1 standard and the Intel Media Processor CE 3100 system-on-a-chip (SoC) based on the company's popular Intel architecture.
The Telecom Council met in May under the title, “The ConnectedHome: Services and models”. The meeting looks at how suppliers and manufacturers were responding to the needs of consumer in creating the connected home environment. See what Intel is doing here - Intel’s Vision of Next Generation Connected Homes. In April Ericsson released their finding on a survey they did entitle “IPTV and the connected home” what consumer want from advanced TV services and the Connected Home. I mentioned these because the “connected home” is a growing topic and is now a frequent topic in media, telecom and other technology gatherings.
D-Link Australia & New Zealand has launched the DIR-685 Xtreme N Storage Router, an all-in-one networking solution combining a fast, far-reaching 802.11n Wi-Fi router with network attached storage (NAS), SharePort technology for sharing printers and scanners, and a bright LCD display for viewing digital photos, desktop applications and network performance.
Mvix(USA), announces the worldwide launch of the Mvix Ultio, a Hard-Disk Based media center capable of HD digital media playback with video output as high as 1080p and supporting the largest array of AV formats and codecs ever supported by any media player.
Are you might be short on space or are having to swap USB flash drive from machine to machine to share your data? Well Western Digital released their new Network Attached Storage (NAS) server named My Book World Edition NAS drive. The will allow you to share your data with both Apple Mac and Windows Vista PCs without any network configuration.