QNAP unveils TS-453mini vertical NAS
QNAP Systems unveils today a new vertical NAS powered by a quad-core processor that supports four 3.5-inch or 2.5-inch drives. According to the official press release, the TS-453mini packs "a stylish glossy look, easy tool-less hard drive installation, simple RAM upgrade design, a quiet exhaust for heat dissipation and LED indicators with adjustable brightness controls."
The specs of the QNAP TS-453mini include a 2 GHz quad-core Intel Celeron processor, 2 GB DDR3L RAM (upgradeable to 8 GB), 2 Gigabit LAN ports, 3 USB 3.0 and 2 USB 2.0 ports, as well as IR sensor and one HDMI 1.4a output. It comes with support for cross-platform file sharing for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux, as well as VMWare, Microsoft, and Citrix virtualization solutions. The TS-453mini can act as a Windows domain controller and offers backup and recovery solutions including rsync, RTRR, and cloud storage.
The two versions listed on the official product page are TS-453mini-2G (with 1X2GB DDR3L memory) and TS-453mini-8G (with 2X4 GB DDR3L memory), but there is no information on pricing. QNAP TS-453mini should be available already via authorized QNAP resellers.