Hey another Buffalo today! Well sort of, first we had the Buffalo CPU Cooler which is no relation to the Buffalo in this posting, no we have Buffalo Servers!

Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of wired and wireless networking and network and direct attached storage solutions, today announced the TeraStation Pro WSS Storage Server family, built on the next generation TeraStation Pro platform and utilizing Windows Storage Server 2008 R2.  Buffalo’s newest network storage solution family is optimized to deliver the most robust file server experience, and in addition to offering dependable, seamless domain integration, the TeraStation Pro WSS provides advanced features such as centralized management, DFS replication and, on select models, data Deduplication (SIS) and Read-only Domain Controller (RoDC) support. The TeraStation Pro Windows Storage Server family provides businesses a reliable and scalable solution that is not only cost-effective, but easy to deploy and administer into Windows workgroup or domain environments.

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The TeraStation Pro WSS family incorporates the powerful Intel® Atom™ D510 Dual-Core Processor, providing exceptional performance during file transfers and everyday NAS functions.  Buffalo’s TeraStation Pro WSS also features hot-swap SATA hard drives, dual gigabit Ethernet for automatic failover, dual USB 3.0 ports for backup and accessories and redundant RAID technology, providing a dependable and cost-effective storage solution for businesses of all sizes. With native Active Directory and NTFS support, the new TeraStation Pro WSS family is a highly cost-effective solution for SMBs and beyond. 

"Marrying the TeraStation Pro platform and Windows Storage Server allows Buffalo to once again deliver a cost-effective, reliable storage solution to the SMB storage market," said Ralph Spagnola, vice president of sales at Buffalo Technology.  "With the power of Windows Storage Server 2008 R2, the TeraStation Pro WSS family is truly extendable into the higher-end SMB and enterprise sector at a faction of the cost of current solutions."

The TeraStation Pro Quad WSS and TeraStation Pro 6 WSS feature Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Workgroup Edition, populated hot-swap drive bays and support for RAID 0/1/5 and USB 3.0 accessories. Also available is the TeraStation Pro Duo WSS two bay, RAID 0/1 configuration. Multiple capacities and drive configurations are available:

  • The TeraStation Pro Quad WSS will be offered at an estimated street price of $1,499.99 for the 4 TB (WS-QV4.0TL/R5) and $1,999.99 for the 8 TB (WS-QV8.0TL/R5).
  • The TeraStation Pro 6 WSS will be available at an estimated street price of $2,799.99 for the 6 TB (WS-6V6.0TL/R5) and $3,899.99 for the 12 TB (WS-QV8.0TL/R5).
  • The TeraStation Pro Duo WSS will be available at an estimated street price of $849.99 for the 2 TB (WS-WV2.0TL/R1) and $1,049.99 for the 4TB (WS-WV4.0TL/R1).

The TeraStation Pro Rackmount WSS features Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition, four populated hot-swap drive bays and support for RAID 0/1/5 and USB 3.0 accessories. In capacities up to 8 TB in a slim, 1U rackmount chassis with included rack rails, the TeraStation Pro WSS Rackmount also features data Deduplication, Read-only Domain Controller support (RoDC) and unlimited file transfer connections. The TeraStation Pro Rackmount WSS will be available at an estimated street price of $2,499.99 for the 4 TB (WS-RV4.0TL/R5) and $3,199.99 for the 8 TB (WS-RV8.0TL/R5).

Buffalo’s TeraStation Pro WSS family is backed by a limited three-year warranty and toll-free 24/7 US-based technical support. Buffalo products can be purchased through distributors, online resellers and Buffalo’s Web site.  For more information about Buffalo Technology and its products, please visit the company’s Web site at www.buffalotech.com.