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Acer America Corp. is a computer manufacturer of business and consumer PCs, notebooks, ultrabooks, projectors, servers, and storage products.


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November 25, 2012 |

QNAP Develops Turbo NAS V3.8 Firmware

The latest software iteration incorporates improvements to Turbo NAS multimedia applications and new business features. It also supports the Microsoft Windows 8 operating system.

Network attached storage provider QNAP†Systems Inc.†has developed new Turbo NAS V3.8 firmware, which incorporates improvements to Turbo NAS multimedia applications and new business features. Firmware V3.8 also supports the newest Microsoft Windows 8 operating system.

New features of Turbo NAS V3.8 firmware include support for Windows 8, improvements in Turbo NAS multimedia capabilities, the addition of Surveillance Station Pro, and proxy client for flexible yet secure Internet access in business environments.

“QNAP is pleased to announce compatibility of our Turbo NAS lineup with the global launch of Windows 8,” says QNAP project manager Jason Hsu. “Our customers will be delighted to know their Turbo NAS experience has been optimized for Windows 8.”

Firmware V 3.8 provides proxy client support, enabling business users to access Internet resources in a network utilizing a proxy server. “With proxy client support, users in the strict business network environment will be able to access the Internet, conduct Turbo NAS firmware live update, virus†definition†updates, and online installation of QPKG add-on apps in QPKG Center more easily,” says Hsu.

Surveillance Station Pro, the upgraded version of Surveillance Station, is available in the QPKG Center for all Turbo NAS models with firmware V3.8. It supports over 1,400 IP camera models, flexible camera access control, expandable channel license, multi-server monitoring, five alarm events, and seven event actions, intelligent video analytics, E-map, VMobile app for iOS† and Android, and QNAP Surveillance Client for Mac.

V3.8 Firmware Features & Improvements

Among the other features and benefits of the V3.8 firmware include:

  • Windows 8 Support – Supports Internet Explorer 10, SMB/CIFS and FTP protocols, iSCSI target creation, and such Turbo NAS utilities as Qfinder, NetBak Replicator, and QGet.
  • Photo Station – Multi-photo management function.
  • Music Station 3Music library enables simple playing of terabytes of songs and thousands of Internet radio stations.
  • Video Station – A platform to build a personal video website.
  • Download Station 3 – A 24/7 download center with download bandwidth control and the supportive QGet utility.
  • DJ Station – A platform to channel personal music playlist through Facebook.
  • Surveillance Station Pro – Supports over 1,400 IP camera models, flexible camera access control, expandable channel license, multi-server monitoring, 5 alarm events and 7 event actions, intelligent video analytics, E-map, VMobile app for iOS & Android, and QNAP Surveillance Client for Mac. One free IP camera license is available by default in Surveillance Station Pro; users can purchase additional licenses via online store or from QNAP resellers.
  • Web System Setup – Initializes the Turbo NAS via instructions on web setup portal without using an installation CD.
  • New Application Portal – A redesigned start page†providing single sign-on for instant access to all authorized applications.†
  • Proxy Client – Enables Internet access in the network behind a proxy server to perform firmware live update, virus†definition†update, and QPKG Center add-on installation.

The new Turbo NAS V3.8 firmware will be available at††for Turbo NAS models TS-1679U-RP, TS-EC1679U-RP, TS-1279U-RP, TS-EC1279U-RP, TS-1079 Pro, TS-879U-RP, TS-EC879U-RP, TS-879 Pro, TS-869L, TS-869U-RP, TS-869 Pro, TS-859U-RP+, TS-859U-RP, TS-859 Pro+, TS-669L, TS-669 Pro, TS-569L,TS-569 Pro, TS-559 Pro +, TS-559 Pro II, TS-469U-SP, TS-469L, TS-469U-RP, TS-469 Pro , TS-269L, TS-269 Pro, TS-459U-RP+/SP+, TS-459U-RP/SP, TS-459 Pro+, TS-459 Pro II, TS-259 Pro+, TS-439 Pro II+, TS-439 Pro II, TS-239 Pro II, TS-809 Pro, TS-509 Pro, TS-809U-RP, TS-419U+, TS-419U II, TS-419U, TS-419P II, TS-419P+, TS-419P, TS-412U, TS-412, TS-410U, TS-410, TS-259 Pro+, TS-239Pro II+, TS-219P II, TS-219P+, TS-219P, TS-219, TS-212, TS-210, TS-119P II, TS-119P+, †TS-119P, TS-119, TS-112, TS-110, SS-839 Pro, and SS-439 Pro.

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