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QNAP’s Enterprise ZFS NAS certified for Windows Server 2016

QNAP Systems announced that the dual-controller Enterprise ZFS NAS ES1640dc v2 has earned certification for Windows Server 2016, and is also supported in Hyper-V environments. This certification ensures that the Enterprise ZFS NAS is compatible with Windows Server 2016, making it a dependable storage for Hyper-V VMs and a parallel enterprise-grade file server.

QNAP Systems announced that the dual-controller Enterprise ZFS NAS ES1640dc v2 has earned certification for Windows Server 2016, and is also supported in Hyper-V environments. This certification ensures that the Enterprise ZFS NAS is compatible with Windows Server 2016, making it a dependable storage for Hyper-V VMs and a parallel enterprise-grade file server.

The certified ES1640dc v2 is compatible with Windows Server 2016 x64 for firmware update capable, iSCSI interface, Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX), and Thin Provisioning (TP), providing highly-efficient storage to meet the requirements of Hyper-V environments.

In addition to interoperability between Hyper-V, the ES1640dc v2 provides high-availability storage featuring dual active controllers for near zero-downtime. With the power of Intel Xeon E5 processors and the advanced enterprise-ready functionality from ZFS, the ES1640dc v2 provides uncompromising reliability and outstanding capabilities in mission-critical tasks including file server, virtualization, VDI, backup, and video streaming workflows.

Other highlights of the Enterprise ZFS NAS ES1640dc v2 include:

  • NVRAM w/ Copy-to-Flash, dual mini-SAS channel backup, SAS 12Gb/s-enabled
  • 40GbE compatibility for massive data transmission potential
  • Near-limitless snapshots and SnapSync for efficient disaster recovery
  • Block-level data deduplication and in-line data compression
  • Future-proof scalability, up to 1 PB total storage capacity
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