With a global market share of 18.6%, Buffalo™ is the leading Consumer Network Attached Storage (NAS) vendor in the world; units shipped - 500,000 units sold in 2010 (vs. 383,000 in 2009)^. Buffalo™ has held the lead for Consumer NAS products for six consecutive years since 2005^ with leading sales of NAS devices in Japan, Buffalo is a brand well reputed for ultra-fast speeds, high security, connectivity and reliability.
There is no lack of proof that the TS 5000 were created with SMBs in mind. Incorporating features that are unique to Buffalo™, the TS 5000 helps Business owners of SMBs easily manage and control data, achieve greater productivity, superior levels of security and increased span of information access and control for all users. The 5 models in the TS 5000 were created with business class attributes, and high quality parts that enable the TeraStation™
Quick, easy setup and simplicity for SMB owners to manage and control data
Setup of the TeraStation™
The new web interface for the TS5000 has been improved to feature 2 modes of management; Simple and Advanced. Business owners with little technical training can easily manage settings for the TS 5000 and configure the NAS to function effectively for the different users within the SMB. Managing permissions to access different file servers or commanding the TS 5000 series to execute different tasks are uncomplicated with the new TeraStation™
Raw power that minimises downtime and increase productivity levels
The TS 5000 incorporates the Intel Atom dual-core processor & DDR3 2GB that allows for the seamless, concurrent multi-tasking. With this updated technology, users can be performing different tasks securely, with fast performance while the TS 5000 perform indexing, replication, and back up tasks in the background.
Unique to Buffalo™, the TS 5000 is the only product in its class that can simultaneously act as both a NAS and IP SAN (Internet Protocol Storage Area Network Storage). Featuring the iSCSI (Internet Small Computer Systems Interface) Target Support Internet Protocol (IP), the TS 5000 empowers Business owners to easily allocate space within their NAS to effectively function as independent virtual servers for the SMBs different users; e.g.: Finance, Human Resource, Marketing departments etc... With the targeted support that the TS 5000 renders, managing space, data and control of permissions allows users within the SMB to seamlessly access information, yet function independently thus greatly increasing productivity levels.
Superior levels of data protection, security and accountability
No NAS device is perfect, but Buffalo™’s TeraStation™
With the TS 5000’s SMB Log, business owners can easily track activities by all users assessing data within the company on the NAS. This increases accountability within SMB environments and empowers business owners with the knowledge of basically, “who has done what” in regards to accessing, modification or removal/addition of data to the NAS.
Access important data anywhere in the world (with internet access)
With Buffalo™ WebAccess™ private cloud feature, business owners can easily create a private cloud environment so that users can easily access information offsite. Available via two accessibility modes, SMB users can use their portable microcomputers (Windows® laptop, MacBook® etc...) and connect to “www.buffalonas.com/
TS 5200 – S$799.00
TS 5400 – S$999.00
TS 5600 – TBA
TS 5800 – TBA
*This press release does not contain an exhaustive list of features for the TeraStation 5000 series.
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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 the worldwide consumer NAS market leader in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 (In-Stat).
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.
Buffalo’s product portfolio includes its TeraStation™
Buffalo’s strong international industry alliances with companies such as Intel, Broadcom™, Nintendo and Microsoft have allowed it to lead the industry in the development of the latest technologies into practical tools for the business and the home. Headquartered in Japan, Buffalo Technology has offices in the UK, France, The Netherlands, USA and Taiwan.