Buffalo Technology launches network attached storage device for small businesses

Includes active directory integration, real-time share replication and hot swappable drives

Buffalo Technology has launched a new network attached storage device TeraStation ES, for small businesses.

The company said that the new device is designed to equip businesses with features such as business continuity and disaster recovery, which enables critical data assets to be managed, shared and backed up safely.

According to Buffalo, the new RAID-based network attached storage (NAS) device comes with features such as active directory integration, real-time share replication, hot swap and hot spare hard drives, for businesses requiring secure central file or backup server.

In addition, Terastation ES comes with oversized cooling system, heavy-duty power supply and 128-bit AES encryption for data security.

The company said that the TeraStation ES equips two ethernet ports for port-trunking and load balancing and hot swappable drives for continued use of the device even in the event of a component failure. It comes with support for SMB/CIFs, NFS, FTP/SFTP, AFP and AppleTalk.

Ralph Spagnola, vice president of sales at Buffalo Technology, said: "In this information society, small business' digital asset management is vital, and SMBs are in need of a solution that supports the quick storage, backup and management of data in an efficient and cost effective manner.

With an attractive price tag and a fantastic array of features, we are confident that the new TeraStation ES is the perfect data management solution for any small business."