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TerraMaster Launching F4-421 Professional NAS with 4 Core Intel CPU

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TerraMaster has recently announced a new four-bay NAS targeting professionals with its collection of features The F4-421 supports AES-256 hardware encryption for data security as well as the snapshot technology of the Btrfs file system, making it easy to prevent data corruption without significant maintenance cost. Every shared folder will have 512 snapshots generated for it and there can be up to 8192 overall system snapshots as well, but data recovery occurs at the file or folder level, making the process flexible and efficient. The NAS also features protections against network attacks with its support of SSL encryption, firewalls, Anti-DoS means, and advanced account protection. With the TNAS mobile app, a special security mode can be activated as well.

As far as hardware support goes, the F4-421 has four bays and they can be installed in RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, JBOD, or SINGLE, to meet whatever your needs are. Powering it is an Intel Apollo quad-core processor with a base clock of 1.5 GHz and boost up to 2.3 GHz. This CPU is paired with 4 GB of DDR3 that can be upgraded to 8 GB by adding another 4 GB stick. That is sufficient for live transcoding of up to two 4K videos, and it can serve as multimedia storage for smart TVs, digital media players, and naturally smartphones and computers. Connecting the NAS to a network is two 1 GbE ports, capable of providing up to 118 MB/s with network aggregation, and if one port fails it will automatically change over to the other. With the TNAS app, it will be possible to connect through customizable addresses on any computer running Windows, Mac, or Linux, and any mobile device. There are also two USB 3.0 ports alongside the Ethernet ports.

With this combination of features, TerraMaster describes it as being ideal for use in a small office or home office, as it can offer both multimedia storage for a network as well as reliable secure data storage for those that need their files protected. There can also be up to 500 concurrent users and access rights can be set by user, user group, and folder. TerraMaster has price the F4-421 at $459 in its diskless configuration and it has a 2-year warranty.

Source: TerraMaster

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