QNAP Unveils Powerful Double Server for Big Data Computing

By CIOReview | Thursday, March 24, 2016
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FREMONT, CA: QNAP Systems, a provider of NAS (Network Attached Storage) and NVR (Network Video Recorder) product lines, announces the release of TDS-16489U, a powerful Double Server for unrivaled performance for Big Data computing. TDS-16489U integrates Virtualization and Container Station into one system to assist the enterprises in critical mission tasks for application, storage and virtualization.

TDS-16489U is powered by dual Intel Xeon E5 processors with up to 1TB RAM and supports Qtier Technology. The QNAP Virtualization platform is based on KVM (Kernel Virtual Machine) infrastructure, which empowers the TDS-16489U with an easy-to-use interface (12 GB/s SAS) to centrally manage all of the virtual machines created on the Turbo NAS. Through this interface computation of data from the guest OS and apps is directly stored on TDS-16489U with exceptional application performance and lower TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) of storage.

 TDS-16489U also features a latest QTS 4.2 operating system, which allows administrators to remotely manage the server when the system is offline. The Double Server supports Mellanox ConnectX-3 Pro adapter cards with 10 or 40 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity and an effective computation to achieve higher throughput for high-performance embedded I/O applications and virtualization acceleration. It also includes a 2.5 disk trays for SSD (Solid State Drive) caching and acts as a centralized storage solution for organizations with a large number of users. 

 In addition, QNAP also provides numerous apps namely, QPulse- for improving work productivity, and Qsync- for improving team collaboration by cross-device file synchronization; and Gmail Backup. “The TDS-16489U empowers Big Data computing and provides efficient storage in one box to help businesses gain further insights, opportunities and values,” says David Tsao, Product Manager of QNAP.