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Asustor AS6004U, Storage Expansion Unit for NAS

4 bays, with USB 3.0
This is a Press Release edited by StorageNewsletter.com on 2017.05.18

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Asustor, Inc. launches first generation storage capacity expansion unit AS6004U featuring four disk bays, compatible with largest HDDs on the market (10TB), utilizes USB 3.0 interface for plug and play convenience, satisfies the need for storage capacity expansion , stable performance, smart power sync function, a stress-free storage expansion solution for businesses.

In order to allow enterprises to quickly expand the storage capacity of their company's NAS, the firm is announcing a product line, featuring the AS6004U storage capacity expansion unit.

The AS6004U utilizes a USB 3.0 high speed port connection allowing it to connect to any USB 3.0 port on the rear panel of company's NAS, completing local storage capacity expansion with ease. AS6004U helps users to save power by automatically entering into sleep mode when the NAS is powered off. When the NAS is powered on again, the device will automatically wake allowing service to continue.

The AS6004U is equipped with four disk bays and is compatible with 10TB HDDs . It supports HDD hot swapping, RAID volume configurations and AES 256-bit encryption that ensures the protection of critical data. While using firm's 31/32/50/51/61/62/70 series NAS devices, users will be able to simultaneously connect up to three AS6004U units and expand their storage capacity by a maximum of 120TB. Furthermore, the AS6004U also supports company's MyArchive cold backup technology. This function allows users to achieve unlimited storage expansion and with firm NAS's cross platform support, provides flexible storage management for businesses.

"As the scale of a business grows, storage capacity will gradually become insufficient. Undoubtedly, being able to seamlessly expand storage capacity while not interfering with service is extremely important," said Johnny Chen, product manager, Asustor. "The AS6004U provides an expedient and stress-free storage expansion solution for Asustor NAS users. The specially designed cable brackets ensure that all cables stay connected during the expansion process, ensuring that service is never interrupted."

Key features for AS6004U:

  • Transfer interface: USB 3.0 (5Gb/s)

  • Online NAS storage capacity expansion (can expand a maximum of three devices simultaneously)

  • Online storage capacity expansion via MyArchive

  • Smart power sync mechanism: can automatically enter sleep mode when NAS powers off. Can automatically wake when NAS powers on helping to save power.

  • Supports four HDDs

  • Hot-swappable HDD design

  • Supported volumes: Single, JBOD, RAID-0, RAID-1, RAID-5, RAID-6, RAID-10

  • Metallic cover design

All company's NAS products feature three-year warranty.

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