Buffalo Takes the Next Step in the SMB Storage Space

The TeraStation WSS Delivers a Cost-Effective SMB Storage Solution for Seamless Integration

Jan 07, 2010, 08:00 ET from Buffalo Technology

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW (CES) -- Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of wired and wireless networking, network and direct attached storage solutions today announced the TeraStation WSS utilizing Windows Storage Server. Buffalo's newest network storage solution offers dependability, seamless integration, and one of the best values in networked storage. Windows Storage Server provides businesses a solution that offers no compromise integration into Windows workgroup or domain environments.

Incorporating a new x86 hardware platform, the TeraStation WSS features four quick-swap SATA hard drives, a heavy-duty power supply, and redundant RAID technology, providing a dependable and cost-effective storage solution for businesses of all sizes. The TeraStation WSS also offers unmatched file security for the SM B by utilizing Window's NTFS file system providing extremely granular file and folder permissions. Coupled with the native Active Directory support, the TeraStation WSS provides a new, extremely cost-effective solution to the SMB and beyond.

"Buffalo Technology has been a leader in the SMB storage space and incorporating Windows Storage Server is just the next step," said Ralph Spagnola, vice president of sales at Buffalo Technology. "The latest TeraStation WSS is Buffalo delivering on its ongoing commitment of producing high quality, robust storage solutions to the SMB market that are not only cost effective but are able to meet the high demands of today's business needs."

The TeraStation WSS features Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 Express Edition and helps businesses store and protect their digital assets. The TeraStation WSS is easy to install and manage, and offers the power of a Windows server operating system to provide feature-rich and easy to setup file sharing. With seamless support for protocols such as SMB, NFS, AppleTalk, and Netware, the TeraStation WSS allows data to be shared among different platforms. In addition, native integration with the Active Directory service provides simplified management for customers operating in a Windows domain environment.

Pricing and Availability

The TeraStation III WSS is backed by a limited three-year warranty that includes toll-free 24/7 technical support and is available at estimated street prices of $1,599.99 for the 2TB (WS-Q2.0TL/R5 and $1,999.99 for the 4TB (WS-Q4.0TL/R5 $1,999.99).

About Buffalo Technology

Buffalo Technology (USA), Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is a leading global provider of award-winning networking, storage and multimedia solutions for the home and small business environments 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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