Buffalo Technology, as reported by tech site eHomeUpgrade, recently previewed larger versions of its TeraStation Terabyte Network Storage devices for consumer and business uses. A new 2TB version priced at $1,999 and targeted towards the business sector is available now, while 1.6TB and 2TB home servers will come out in May for $1,499 and $1,899 respectively.
The TeraStation Terabyte Network Storage devices, said Buffalo, are both Windows and Mac compatible, offer four operational modes and feature a Gigabit Ethernet port for faster data transfer rates. The TeraStation Home Server product includes media server software, is DLNA certified and includes four USB 2.0 ports, a built-in USB printer server and a file server.
The TeraStation Pro, meanwhile, features Active Directory member support. It sports four USB 2.0 ports, four serial ATA hard drives, a lockable front panel and a LCD monitor which indicates information such as operational mode, disk usage and network information.
â€œWe are in the age of the digital packrat where you can’t get enough storage,â€ said Morikazu Sano, senior vice president of global marketing at Buffalo Technology, in a statement. â€œBeing able to offer our customers 2TB of storage that’s very affordable and easy-to-use is something we are very excited about. By giving home and business users access to the capacity, features and performance that the TeraStation offers at a price that fits into any budget, we are providing a cost-effective way to ensure their data is protected now and into the future.â€