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ZyXEL Unveils New 4-Bay NAS Server for Personal Cloud Use

ANAHEIM, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 7, 2015) - ZyXEL Communications, a leading provider of secure broadband access, connected home and business networking products, today announced its new 4-bay NAS540 network attached storage solution for easy data access wherever, whenever. Equipped with advanced processing and fail-safe features, the NAS540 serves as a secure, high performance personal cloud, media streamer, and backup storage solution for consumers and small businesses.

With experts predicting a 4,300% increase in annual data generation by 2020, individual and business storage requirements are skyrocketing. The NAS540 delivers on the need for additional storage capacity and enables mobile users to conveniently access data and files on the go.

"ZyXEL's NAS540 is the perfect repository for content in both consumer and business settings," said Steven Joe, executive vice president for channel business for Americas at ZyXEL. "It was designed with end users and performance in mind to enable fast, remote access to securely backed up data."

The NAS540 covers a variety of high performance cloud storage needs from backing up important office documents to streaming stored movie files to TVs and devices. Network intensive data management is no problem with the NAS540's fast CPU. The product's quick read / write speeds make it a top choice for instant data access. USB ports and an SD card reader enable external data transfers at breakneck speeds.

Streaming stored multimedia content from the NAS540 is easy with its built-in DLNA server. HD and 4K content can be delivered to multiple TVs and devices simultaneously while maintaining quiet fan operation. The NAS540's diagnostic information can be readily viewed on its intuitive Web GUI, allowing users to monitor and manage applications on the device, CPU utilization and fan speed. The NAS540's 4-bay design gives users the flexibility to add as much as four 2.5" or 3.5" SATA II hard disks with a max of up to 24 TB total memory (6 TB x 4).

NAS540 feature highlights:

  • 1.2 GHz dual-core CPU and 1 GB of DDR3 RAM for fast, intensive network data management

  • 2 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports with link aggregation for up to 130 MB/sec read with RAID 5 and 77 MB/sec writing speeds (V5.02)

  • 2 USB 3.0 ports for fast external storage transfer

  • SD card slot with latest SDXC support for easy photo transfers

  • 120mm fan for maximum cooling and quiet operation

  • RAID 1, 5, 6, or 10 support to safeguard data from hard disk failures

  • Screw-less design for quick and easy drive installation

The NAS540 is priced at $312.99 MSRP and will be available in July for purchase through all ZyXEL authorized resellers and e-Commerce partners. For more information, visit: www.zyxel.us/NAS540

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL, a pioneer in IP technology for over two decades, provides a complete portfolio of multi-service LTE, fiber and DSL broadband gateways, home connectivity solutions, smart home devices and enterprise-class Ethernet switches, security and Wi-Fi equipment for small to mid-size business. ZyXEL offers integrated, interoperable network solutions based on open standards. Headquartered in Anaheim, California, ZyXEL offers its partners service-rich solutions backed by a domestic team of logistic, sales, and technical support professionals. http://www.zyxel.com/us

Copyright © 2015 ZyXEL Communications Corp. All rights reserved. ZyXEL, ZyXEL logo are registered trademarks of ZyXEL Communications Corp. All other brands, product names, or trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners. All specifications are subject to change without notice.