Leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions Asustor NAS (ASUSTOR) has launched its brand new AS 2 series network attached storage (NAS) targeted at personal and home users.
The AS 2 series comprises of the AS-20XT series (AS-202T/AS-204T) designed to give users the essentials for creating a personal cloud and the AS-20XTE series (AS-202TE/AS-204TE) designed to give users both personal cloud and digital entertainment functionality.
Offering both high quality and functionality at an economical price, the 2 series has been designed not only to meet the needs of consumers but also as a great entry level product for first time NAS users.
Allen Yen, Sales Director at ASUSTOR explains the economical 2 series featuring powerful Intel dual core processors for reliable, top-notch performance has been launched to meet the diverse needs of individual and SOHO users. The 2 series provides customers with a great value at an extremely competitive price point, which significantly lowers the barriers to an entry level NAS solution.
All of ASUSTOR's 2 series devices are powered by the latest Intel Atom 1.2GHz dual core processors. The AS-20XT series comes equipped with 512MB of DDR3 memory and boasts read and write speeds of 104+ MB/s and 74+ MB/s respectively, while also offering a variety of powerful cloud storage functions that allow users to easily set up their own backup server, file server, video surveillance solution, Web server and more.
Conversely, ASUSTOR's AS-20XTE series devices come equipped with 1GB of DDR3 memory, and feature an HDMI port and infrared receiver, which can be paired with the XBMC App to turn the NAS into a multimedia player. After downloading and installing the XBMC App from ASUSTOR's App Central, users need only connect their NAS to any HDMI ready display to immediately begin playing all the multimedia content from their NAS. Additionally, users can also opt to purchase ASUSTOR's exclusive remote control or install the official XBMC Remote App for free on their mobile device to control all multimedia playback on their NAS.
All AS 2 series devices come with the ADM 2.0 (ASUSTOR Data Master) operating system that features an intuitive graphical interface and also contains an array of innovative features such as a comprehensive set of backup solutions to protect data, Mission Mode backup to ensure completion of backup jobs, and FTP Explorer, the first FTP client designed exclusively for use on a NAS giving users the ability to enjoy drag and drop file transfers from the convenience of the ADM desktop.
ADM 2.0 also features the App Central, an App repository containing over 100 free and unique NAS Apps that users can download to add functionality to their NAS devices. ASUSTOR's exclusive AiMaster and AiData mobile apps can also be used to manage their system and data from the convenience of their mobile devices. Users will be able to stream music and videos, view photos, preview documents, and ultimately enjoy the convenience of cloud access while on the go.