Embedded G-Series SoC accelerates new QNAP NAS system

06-01-2015 | AMD | Design Applications

AMD has announced that its Embedded G-Series system-on-chip (SoC) will be powering the new TVS-863+ and the TVS-x63 platform from QNAP, a leading provider of network attached storage (NAS) systems. The platform, designed for small to medium-sized business (SMB) and small office / home office (SOHO) customers, is a leader in its class. The TVS-x63+ series is also an affordable option for 4/6/8-bay SMB NAS servers that feature10GbE support and hardware-accelerated encryption, says the company. “The new QNAP NAS system based on the AMD Embedded G-Series SoC exemplifies AMD’s continued dedication to innovation on embedded solutions,” said Scott Aylor, corporate vice president and general manager, AMD Embedded Solutions. “NAS is a great application for the AMD G-Series SoC, taking advantage of the strong compute, low-energy consumption, and integrated GPU for display and acceleration.” The AMD Embedded G-Series SoC (previously codenamed Steppe Eagle) offers QNAP a platform with a high performance quad-core 2.4GHz processor, up to 16GB RAM support, integrated security with hardware encryption engine, and a discrete-class graphics processing unit (GPU) and I/O controller on the same die. “The AMD Embedded G-Series SoC is ideal for SMB and SOHO network storage needs,” said YT Lee, vice president, QNAP. “It provides a low-power platform with exceptionally high performance at an affordable price point. This feature-rich platform provides ideal cost-performance ratio for business users.” QNAP TVS-x63+ series Turbo vNAS is powered by a cutting-edge AMD quad-core 2.4GHz processor with 10GbE capability, and features a hardware-accelerated encryption engine with over 400MB/s throughput, legendary AMD Radeon graphics, and AMD-V virtualisation support. It is loaded with features and a leader in its class, and can effectively lower the operational costs and increase productivity when used in 24/7 business applications, says the company.

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