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SMB data storage briefs: Synology introduces new NAS server, the DS710+

This week's SMB data storage news in brief: Synology introduces new NAS server, the DS710+ and Overland Storage introduces new iSCSI SAN product.

The following is a compilation of the latest small- to medium-sized business (SMB) data storage technology news.

Synology introduces two-bay NAS server, the Synology DiskStation DS710+

Synology Corp. launched a new addition to their two-bay DiskStation line, the Synology DiskStation DS710+. The DS710+ is a two-bay scalable network-attached storage (NAS) server that is scalable up to seven bays with the DX510 expansion, giving it a total of 14 TB of data storage. It also has built-in file sharing, automatic data backup, remote access, web hosting, email hosting and media streaming. In addition, the DS710+ is equipped with the new Intel Atom D410 CPU, a 1 GB LAN port, three USB ports and a 1 GB DDRII LAN. The DS710+ will be available at the end of February.

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Overland Storage introduces new iSCSI SAN product

Overland Storage announced the release of a new iSCSI storage area network (SAN) product, the Overland SnapServer SAN S2000. The SnapServer SAN S2000 lets companies using Windows, VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, Unix, Linux or Mac OS X to take advantage of SAN capabilities that previously had been considered too complex to manage without specialized expertise. These include mirroring, failover, snapshots, data replication and Microsoft cluster Server support. The product is ideal for businesses with virtualized server environments or storage consolidation requirements.

Features of the SnapServer SAN S2000 include automated capacity expansion, disaster recovery capabilities, easy data storage management, maximized application uptime and also has twelve drives that are expandable up to 120 TB.

SmartPick introduces new backup appliance for SMBs

SmartPick Backup announced a new series of data backup appliances for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and midmarket customers. The new product line, SmartFilers, allows customers to back up their data both onsite and offsite. The appliances are aimed at customers who have more than 50 GB of data that needs to be backed up daily. introduces Desktop Data Backup service for SMBs announced the availability of its Desktop Data Backup service to small business customers. The online data backup service, which is powered by Iron Mountain, removes the threat of data loss from viruses, data corruption or human error on PC or Mac desktops and laptops by automatically backing up users' files throughout the day. The Desktop Data Backup service is a web-based hosted service that provides users with the option of pre-selecting their files to be backed up, or backing them up on-demand. This way, users can still perform their daily tasks while having their data backed up in the background. It also comes with a live 24/7 technical support center.

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