QNAP Systems, Inc. today has announced that the dual-controller Enterprise ZFS NAS ES1640dc v2 has earned certification for Windows Server 2016, and is also supported in Hyper-V environments. This certification ensures that the Enterprise ZFS NAS is compatible with Windows Server 2016, making it a dependable storage for Hyper-V VMs and a parallel enterprise-grade file server.
High-performance storage solution for virtualisation needs
“Hyper-V is one of the primary hypervisor platforms for current IT infrastructure and brings lots of new features in Windows Server 2016,” said Jack Yang, Associate Vice President of Enterprise Storage Business Division of QNAP. “For organisations that have adopted Windows Server 2016, the ES1640dc v2 NAS provides a reliable, high-performance storage solution for meeting virtualisation needs, alongside the multitude of other benefits provided by its compelling hardware and software design.”
Meeting the requirements of Hyper-V environments
The certified ES1640dc v2 is compatible with Windows Server 2016 x64 for firmware update capable, iSCSI interface, Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX), and Thin Provisioning (TP), providing highly-efficient storage to meet the requirements of Hyper-V environments.
"Hyper-V is one of the primary
In addition to interoperability between Hyper-V, the ES1640dc v2 provides high-availability storage featuring dual active controllers for near zero-downtime. With the power of Intel® Xeon® E5 processors and the advanced enterprise-ready functionality from ZFS, the ES1640dc v2 provides uncompromising reliability and outstanding capabilities in mission-critical tasks including file server, virtualisation, VDI, backup, and video streaming workflows.
Other highlights of the Enterprise ZFS NAS ES1640dc v2
• NVRAM w/ Copy-to-Flash, dual mini-SAS channel backup, SAS 12Gb/s-enabled
• 40GbE compatibility for massive data transmission potential
• Near-limitless snapshots and SnapSync for efficient disaster recovery
• Block-level data deduplication and in-line data compression
• Future-proof scalability, up to 1 PB total storage capacity