ASUSTOR recently announced the availability of a live demo website for their NAS firmware ADM 1.0. Read on for details.
ASUSTOR recently announced the availability of a live demo website for their NAS firmware ADM 1.0. First, a little detail on who ASUSTOR is:
Founded in 2011, ASUSTOR Inc., a subsidiary of ASUSTeK Computer Inc., is a leading innovator and provider of private cloud storage (network attached storage) and video surveillance (network video recorder) solutions. ASUSTOR is devoted to providing the world with unparalleled user experiences and the most complete set of network storage solutions possible.
And now onto the announcement!
Taipei, Taiwan, December 4th, 2012 – ASUSTOR Inc. , a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, has announced today the launch of a new live demo site for users to test ASUSTOR Data Master (ADM) 1.0, ASUSTOR’s in-house developed NAS operating system.
“We are delighted to announce the launch of the new live demo site,” said Steve Huang, Product Manager at ASUSTOR. “The demo site will allow users to experience, firsthand, ADM’s fresh and intuitive user interface before making any purchasing decisions.”
ASUSTOR Data Master (ADM) 1.0 comes pre-installed on all AS 6 Series NAS devices, which were officially launched in November 2012. Designed around the use of Apps, ADM offers cross platform file sharing, energy efficiency and added functionality through its downloadable Apps. Its interface features familiar modern OS controls, true multitasking, background operation and real-time application searches for instant launches. Furthermore, with its data protection and backup solutions, easy IT integration, remote access and multimedia features, ADM is suitable for both home and business users alike.
The live demo site is available for access at:
ASUSTOR announced a new line of Atom-powered NAS units last month. Here is the press release:
ASUSTOR Launches AS 6 Series NAS
New App-based NAS powered by the Intel® Atom™ 2.13 GHz Dual-Core Processor features System Sleep Mode (S3) and local display
Taipei, Taiwan, November 6th, 2012 – ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, has announced the launch of its all new AS 6 Series Network Attached Storage (NAS). The AS 6 Series NAS devices come in two, four, six and eight-bay models and feature System Sleep Mode (S3) along with near instantaneous wake up times. Equipped with the Intel® Atom™ 2.13 GHz dual-core processor and 1GB RAM (expandable), the 6 Series combines supercharged performance with low power consumption. Intel® technology also makes it possible for the devices to boast HDMI outputs which allows for the playing of HD video and multimedia directly to HDMI ready displays.
“In the last ten years we have seen exponential growth in the amount of digital assets worldwide. Properly securing and managing these assets has become a big issue,” said Shawn Shu, President at ASUSTOR. “At ASUSTOR we truly understand how to secure our customers’ most valued digital assets while providing dynamic new ways for them to interact with and access these assets.”
All models in the series come preloaded with ASUSTOR Data Master (ADM), an ideal operating system for storage devices that provides users with a fresh and intuitive user interface. Additionally, the 6 Series also provides added functionality through ASUSTOR’s App Central which offers an expansive variety of Apps for users to enjoy. Featured Apps by ASUSTOR include Download Center, an easy to use download manager, and Surveillance Center which gives users the power to manage an array of IP cameras. Furthermore, there will be Apps developed by third parties and the open source communities such as Plex Media Server, a complete media solution, and Piwik, a popular and free alternative to Google Analytics.
“Small businesses and consumers are both experiencing ballooning data, requiring a simple, centralized way to protect and access their vital digital information.” said David Tuhy, General Manager, Intel Storage Division. “Powered by the Intel® Atom™ processor, the AS 6 Series is a great way to provide business continuity. With the new HDMI connector consumers can play directly from the AS 6 NAS. And the web feature enables access anytime, anywhere, on any intelligent device creating a personal cloud.”
The AS 6 Series also features:
- Apple Time Machine support for multiple users
- Military grade AES 256-bit encryption for individual shared folders
- Remote replication via FTP & Rsync
- Internal and external disk hibernation
- Push and pull backup for flexible backup topology deployment
- Built-in firewall and Network Defender to prevent malicious attacks
- Cloud Connect technology for easy access to the NAS
- Energy Saver for power conservation
- UPnP Media Server to stream multimedia to your DLNA devices
- iTunes Server to share your music and movies among all your computers
- Active Directory support for more than 500,000 records
- iSCSI targeting for easy IT integration
- Add-on App and HDMI output that allows the NAS to become an HD media player
Key Specifications for the AS 6 Series are as follows:
- Intel® Atom™ Dual-Core CPU
- 1GB DDR3 RAM (Expandable to 3GB)
- USB 3.0 (5 Gb/s)
- SATA III (6 Gb/s)
- VMware, Citrix and Hyper-V Ready
- RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10
- Hard drive hot swapping
- Read and write speed of 200+ MB/sec
For more product information please visit: http://www.asustor.com
ASUSTOR AS 6 series is now shipping globally.
They have 2 to 8 bay Atom-powered units on offer and they look like nice products! We’ll keep you posted on this latest entrance to the NAS market.