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Buffalo Technology launches next generation Windows Storage Server series and enhances its market-leading wireless range

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PRESS RELEASE

New TeraStation WSS 2012 R2 offers businesses a cost-effective solution to IP storage.

London, UK, 5 February 2014 - Buffalo Technology, the global manufacturer of storage and networking solutions, today announces the launch of its economical and high performing Windows Storage Server R2 and iSCSI solution for small and medium sized businesses or test environments with the TeraStation WSS 2012 (WS5000R2 series).  

The new TeraStation WSS 2012 R2 series combines high-performance NAS with the power and convenience of Windows operating system, providing a seamless, efficient and secure solution to network integration and BYOD. The fully populated series, in either Rackmount or Desktop formats, is available with various capacities from 4 to 24TB. Itcomes equipped with powerful Intel Atom Dual-Core processors -either the D2550 for 2 and 4 bay models, or the D2700 for 6 bay and Rackmount - providing a scalable solution that can support even the most demanding business requirements.

Once deployed, the WS5000R2 enables Active Directory integration, enabling networks to automate access and manage storage in the same way as they do their Windows Server. PowerShell and Microsoft Systems Center are ready-to-use, as well as a flexible choice of storage protocols.

Supported by RAID the device provides a secure backup function, ensuring data is never compromised. In addition hot swap functionality allows users to change disks without the need for downtime.

AirStationTM wireless AC866 / N600 Dual Band Router

Buffalo's new Dual Band Gigabit router (WHR-1166D-EU) further enhances Buffalo's wireless offering. The WHR-1166D-EU provides simultaneous transfer speeds of up to 300MBps in both the 5GHz and 2.4GHz bandwidths. The device comes with a USB 2.0 port, media server, device server, and BitTorrentTM  for easy file sharing across all connected devices. Buffalo's latest offering also includes parental control by Symantec ConnectSafe, making this router essential for the home.

Julia Molzen, Senior Manager Marketing & PR Europe at Buffalo Technology, said: "The latest Windows Storage Server R2 series delivers convenience and ease of use especially in Windows environments, without compromising on performance. Making it perfect for small to medium businesses. New features, such as work folders, facilitate BYOD by enablingusers to access work files from their personal computers and mobile devices. The WS5000R2 provides all the features; ease of use and backup capabilities needed for a high performing and secure solution to data storage.

"Our new wireless AC866 / N600 Dual Band Router expands on our extensive AirStation range. With super-speed transfer speeds, our latest offering enables simplicity across all connected devices, providing users with a seamless wireless experience. Parental control by Symantec ConnectSafe is a fundamental feature for families." 

Availability

TeraStation WSS 2012 R2:

Available from £ 584.00 excl. VAT from Bechtle

https://www.bechtle.co.uk/shop/BD_GB/Buffalo+TeraStation+WS5200D+4TB+NAS_871658?search=ws

 

WS5200D0402WR2EU

Windows Storage Server2012R2 2Bay Desktop WG 4.0TB

WS5200D0802WR2EU

Windows Storage Server2012R2 2Bay Desktop WG 8.0TB

WS5400D0404WR2EU

Windows Storage Server2012R2 4Bay Desktop WG 4.0TB

WS5400D0804WR2EU

Windows Storage Server2012R2 4Bay Desktop WG 8.0TB

WS5400D1204WR2EU

Windows Storage Server2012R2 4Bay Desktop WG 12.0TB

WS5600D1206SR2EU

Windows Storage Server2012R2 6Bay Desktop ST 12.0TB

WS5600D2406SR2EU

Windows Storage Server2012R2 6Bay Desktop ST 24.0TB

WS5400R0804SR2EU

Windows Storage Server2012R2 4Bay Rackmount ST 8.0TB

WS5400R1604SR2EU

Windows Storage Server2012R2 4Bay Rackmount ST 16.0TB

 

Wireless AC866 / N600 Dual Band Router:

sku: WHR-1166D-EU

Available from £69.99 inc VAT SSRP

About Buffalo Technology 

Buffalo is a global manufacturer of innovative storage, multimedia, and wireless networking products for the home and small business. The company is recognised as the Number 1 total PC peripheral manufacturer in Japan, and was named the worldwide consumer NAS market leader 6 years in a row.

The company's storage products are addressing the needs of the individual and the business, providing cost-effective network attached storage (NAS), portable and desktop hard drives, multimedia players, and Wireless LAN routers, which together offer a complete and integrated solution for the small office and digital home environment.

Headquartered in Japan, Buffalo Technology has offices in the UK, France, The Netherlands, USA and Taiwan. For more information please visit www.buffalo-technology.com.