QNAP NAS users will be delighted to know that the company has released a new version of its latest NAS operating system in the form of QTS 5.0.1. Bringing a wealth of tweaks and enhancements, the latest version includes security enhancements that improve convenience and performance for data protection and daily use, he explains. New features include support for Enterprise SEDs or self-encrypting drives and Windows Search Protocol support for NAS shared folders.
Features of QNAP QTS 5.0.1 NAS OS
– Replace RAID disks before they fail: If SMART values, DA Drive Analyzer predictions, or system slowdowns indicate drive errors, the affected disk in the RAID group can be replaced with a spare disk at any time. This greatly improves system reliability and eliminates the need to rebuild RAID.
– Free exFAT support for ARM-based NAS: The exFAT file system supports file sizes up to 16EB and is optimized for flash storage (such as SD cards and USB devices), speeding up the transfer and sharing of large media files.
– Improved transfer speed for SMB signing and encryption: QTS 5.0.1 supports AES-NI hardware acceleration, making data signing and encryption/decryption more efficient than SMB 3.0 (Server Message Block), without AES-NI hardware acceleration Provides transfer speeds up to 5x faster than It helps improve system performance while protecting sensitive business data.
– Windows Search Protocol (WSP) Support for mounted shared folders: QTS 5.0.1 now supports Microsoft WSP, which relies on the SMB protocol. WSP allows a user to search her NAS shared folders via Windows if the SMB drive is mounted on the NAS.
– Supports enterprise SEDs (Self-Encrypting Drives): In addition to TCG-OPAL, QTS 5.0.1 supports TCG-Enterprise SED compliant HDDs and SSDs. Users can take advantage of built-in drive encryption to add an extra layer of data protection without requiring additional software or NAS system resources. This is especially useful for organizations that store sensitive information, such as public sector, healthcare, and finance.
“In the information age, efficient data transfer and file sharing must consider security and reliability concerns. This is QNAP’s goal when developing the QTS Smart NAS operating system,” said Mr. said Sam Lin, Product Manager of QNAP. Mitigate growing security threats. ”
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