QNAP Systems has introduced the SS-839 Pro Turbo Network Attached Storage (NAS) system, an eight-bay system that accommodates 2.5-inch hard disk drives, small enough to fit on a desktop. It costs $899.
Features include iSCSI support with thin provisioning, online RAID capacity expansion and RAID level migration, AES 256-bit volume-based encryption, Wake on LAN, automatic policy-based IP blocking, network share status report, instant SMS and e-mail alert, BT download, LCD panel RAID configuration, scheduled power-on and power-off, and support for IP-based cameras for network surveillance.
Software features of the NAS include built-in FTP, Web server with phpMyAdmin, Joomla, MySQL/SQLite, and printer server. You can also add more software applications to the NAS such as a mail server, WordPress blog and more.