We understand that storage is one of the biggest challenges facing many labs today.  The storage landscape is very broad with a plethora of options.
F.A.S.T Forensics has partnered with QNAP to offer a full line of NAS options from small business desktop NAS devices to enterprise grade rackmount NAS solutions that scale beyond a Petabyte!

QNAP offers an impressive line of NAS options with a large feature set that can fit anyone's storage needs.  These NAS units go far beyond just bulk storage.

Benefits of a NAS vs a Server:

  • Very little maintenance.  No Windows updates to worry about.

  • No IT expertise required.  Simple mobile-phone-like admin interface is easy to navigate and show you what you need to see.

  • The QNAP NAS still brings many server-like features like LDAP integration, FTP server, syslog server, VPN server, TFTP server, SNMP monitoring and more.  All features are included.

  • NAS models range from basic dual-core CPUs to dual Xeon systems with 1TB of RAM and SSD caching for use with full enterprise features like virtualization.

  • Secure file systems with built in AV protects from vulnerabilities.

  • A QNAP NAS can compliment your servers by being a backup repository or iSCSI storage.

Just a few of the many QNAP NAS features include:

  • 1Gbps, 10Gbps and 40Gbps networking

  • Performance over 350,000 IOPS and 3,800 MB/s of data throughput

  • SSD Caching

  • 2 - 16 bay desktop units

  • 4 - 24 bay rackmount units

  • Built in anti-virus

  • Support for 12TB HDDs

  • Share files with Microsoft, Apple and Linux clients

  • Dual Xeon systems with full server feature sets

  • Desktop and rackmount expansion to over 1 Petabyte usable

  • Multiple backup and replication capabilities

  • Dual controller options with multi-path for ultimate reliability

  • ZFS options with deduplication, compression and encryption

  • FTP/SFTP Server - Share specific files, like reports, with specific users over your network

The QNAP app market offers many free apps like:

  • Surveillance Station - Connect and monitor over 2700 IP camera models locally and remotely

  • Virtualization Station - Built in hypervisor can run multiple virtual machines on your NAS

There are literally too many QNAP models to list here.  We invite you to browse or contact us to chat about narrowing down the huge list of models and features that can provide you the most benefit.