2018 Press Releases

June 06, 2018

QNAP Selects Aquantia for New TS-963X Networked Attached Storage

Aquantia will feature the QNAP® TS-963X Network Attached Storage (NAS) as part of its next generation Multi-Gig home office. Moving huge files within the small office or home network setup has always been a pain point for users - whether it’s large design files, backup, HD videos, digital photo albums or personal data. The QNAP TS-963X selected the award-winning Aquantia AQtion AQC107 10G Ethernet controller to deliver new levels of networked capabilities and solve those problems.

“QNAP has been an industry leader in storage for well over a decade, consistently delivering new levels of performance and innovative design,” said LK Bhupathi, Senior Director of Product Marketing, Aquantia Corp. “Working with QNAP to solve the user pain point for storage was an obvious choice. The implementation of the AQtion AQC107 in the TS-963X at the edge of the small office or home network will eliminate some of the most frustrating bottlenecks that hamper the user experience.”

“By leveraging the industry-leading Aquantia AQtion AQC107 Ethernet controller, the TS-963X provides users with the solution to the problem that has plagued PC users for years,” said David Tsao, Director of Product Management at QNAP. “By combining QNAP storage acumen with Aquantia Multi-Gig capabilities, the NAS and PC finally come together to provide the ultimate personal cloud solution.”

The TS-963X features the utmost in Multi-Gig connectivity with a built-in 10GBASE-T port that supports 10Gigabit Ethernet and is also backward compatible with all Ethernet speeds. The 10GBASE-T port utilizes the Aquantia AQtion AQC107 Ethernet controller to enable lightning-fast performance for applications such as database transfers, virtual machine storage and huge data backups. The TS-963X also features an AMD Embedded G-Series GX-420MC quad-core 2.0 GHz processor and nine drive bays. Four 2.5-inch drive bays can be used to install SSDs to enable caching and Qtier, QNAP’s proprietary tiered storage solution. The TS-963X also features several QNAP technologies including VJBOD, Container Station, and Virtualization Station, to empower a wide range of business applications and can also be easily expanded to fit future data storage requirements.