Buffalo Completes Terastation 5000 Series With Three New Models New High Speed Dual-Core Processor, Large Storage Capacities, and Surveillance Video Management Combine to Deliver Cost-Effective SMB Storage Solution

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Technology, a global leading manufacturer of networking and storage solutions for consumers and businesses, today announced the launch of three additional models in the TeraStation™ 5000 network storage family. Completing the series, the four-bay 1U rack mountable TeraStation 5400r, six-bay TeraStation 5600, and eight-bay TeraStation 5800 join the currently shipping two-bay TeraStation 5200 and the four-bay TeraStation 5400. The new TeraStation model's are powered by the faster dual-core 2.13 GHz Intel® Atom™ processor D2700 and 2 GB DDR3 RAM as well as an array of business-class features including the Buffalo Surveillance Video Manager. These new additions to the 5000 series pair supercharged performance and features with even higher storage capacities.  

"The TeraStation 5000 series continues to advance our market leadership and represents yet another step in a long line of reliable and cost effective business class storage solutions that date back almost ten years," said Matt Dargis, vice president of sales at Buffalo Technology. "With launch of three new TeraStation models, Buffalo has once again proven its commitment to our SMB customers with an unrelenting dedication to innovation, simplicity, and engineering excellence."

Everyday, SMB customers are challenging manufacturers to provide cost effective backup and disaster recovery solutions that address their ever-increasing performance and storage capacity needs.  The VMware® Certified TeraStation 5000 series meets these demands with an updated user interface that provides simplified management, optimized resource utilization, and true disaster recovery protection. Loaded with business-class features including simultaneous NAS and iSCSI target functionality, surveillance video management, Active Directory support, disk quota support, share level replication, failover support, dual gigabit Ethernet ports, hot-swap hard drives and USB 3.0 accessory support, the TeraStation 5000 series is the most comprehensive line of network storage solutions on the market.

Buffalo Surveillance Video Manager:
The TeraStation 5000 series is equipped with a scalable video surveillance asset management platform that allows high quality video recording and management for easy access and playback. The Buffalo Surveillance Video Manager provides advanced forensics-based video lifecycle management for IP video surveillance needs. Support for up to 10 RTSP (Real Time Streaming Protocol) IP-based video surveillance cameras allows direct capture, management, camera feed storage and simultaneous viewing of live as well as stored video. With the ability to attach additional TeraStation devices for increased camera support, long-term retention and redundancy, the Buffalo Surveillance Video Manager is one of the most cost-effective and scalable surveillance video solutions available. One camera license is included with each TeraStation 5000 series unit and additional licenses are available for purchase. 

TeraStation 5800 (TS5800D):
TeraStation 5800 (TS5800D) features eight pre-populated drive bays with capacities up to 32 TB and supports data protection options including RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/51/60/61 for a balanced mix of redundancy and performance. TeraStation 5800 will replace the current TeraStation Pro 8 TS-8VL/R6 and will be available at the end of August at an estimated street price of $1799.99 for the 16 TB (TS5800D1608), $2,699.99 for the 24 TB (TS5800D2408) and $3,799.99 for the 32 TB (TS5800D3208).

The TeraStation 5600 (TS5600D):
The TeraStation 5600 (TS5600D) features six vertical pre-populated drive bays with capacities up to 18 TB and supports data protection options including RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/51 for a balanced mix of redundancy and performance. TeraStation 5600 will replace the current TeraStation Pro 6 TS-6VL/R6 and will be available at the end of August at an estimated street price of $1599.99 for the 12 TB (TS5600D1206) and $1,999.99 for the 18 TB (TS5600D1806).

The TeraStation 5400r (TS5400R):
The TeraStation 5400r (TS5400R) features four pre-populated drive bays in a 1U form factor with capacities up to 16 TB and supports RAID 0/1/5/6/10. TeraStation 5400r will replace the current TeraStation Pro Rackmount TS-RVHL/R6 and will be available in Q4 of 2012 with pricing to be announced later.

Buffalo's TeraStation 5000 series is backed by a limited three-year warranty and toll-free 24/7 US based technical support. Buffalo products can be purchased through distributors, online resellers and Buffalo's web site.  For more information about Buffalo Technology and its products, please visit the company's Web site at www.buffalotech.com.

About Buffalo Technology
Buffalo Technology (USA), Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is a leading provider of award-winning networking, storage, and multimedia solutions for the home and small business customers as well as for system builders and integrators. With almost three decades of networking and computer peripheral experience, Buffalo has proven its commitment to delivering innovative, best-of-breed solutions that have put the company at the forefront of infrastructure technology.  For more information about Buffalo Technology and its products, please visit www.buffalotech.com.

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