QNAP Systems, Inc. recently released a new version of its NAS Management Software, embedded as firmware, in support of a few popular discontinued models. The new V3.3.2 firmware update adds support for the Mac OS X Lion operating system, including full Time Machine support. This new firmware is available for download immediately for applicable models.
"Since V3.5 firmware has been launched for current Turbo NAS models, we company received many requests from users who own previous generations of Turbo NAS units to support Mac OS X Lion", said Jason Hsu, product manager of QNAP. "QNAP is renowned for being committed to bringing forth quality products and services to the customer, and for continuing to support product in the field. We are pleased to add support for these popular older models to work with the new Mac OS X Lion operation system."
With the V3.3.2 firmware release, users who own an applicable QNAP Turbo NAS and have upgraded to Mac OS X Lion operating system can seamlessly store and share files on their Turbo NAS, and back up the Mac to the Turbo NAS using Time Machine.