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ASUSTOR, a provider of network storage solutions, has launched its brand new AS 2 series network attached storage (NAS) targeted at personal and home users. Pricing starts at US$248; the NAS devices work with Mac OS X 10.6 and higher.
The series is further divided into 2 sub-series: 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. The two series not only was designed to meet the needs of consumers but is also a great entry level product for users who are using a NAS for the first time, says Allen Yen, sales director at ASUSTOR.
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. Furthermore, the AS-20XT series offers a variety of cloud storage functions that allow users to set up their own backup server, file server, video surveillance solution, Web server and more.
ASUSTOR’s AS-20XTE series devices come equipped with 1GB of DDR3 memory. The AS-20XTE series devices feature an HDMI port and infrared receiver that 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. For more info go to www.asustor.com .