Up to 20 Gbps – that's what the new Asustor Lockerstor pulls out

By | December 10, 2019

Let's be clear: Asustor Lockerstor 8 AS6508T is a NAS server for a company that does not agree to compromises in terms of transfer speeds.

The Asustor Lockerstor 8 AS6508T server is a speed demon. How does it reach 20 Gb / s?

Asustor decided to show what a really fast NAS means – his Lockerstor 8 AS6508T achieves a transfer speed of up to 20 Gb / s. What's the secret? Well, in that has two Intel 10 Gb / s Ethernet ports on board and offers link aggregation. As a result, the bandwidth reaches 2348 MB / s and 1040 MB / s, respectively for reading and writing data.

As if that wasn't enough, the server also puts at our disposal two 2.5 Gb / s Realtek Ethernet portsthat also support the aggregation function. In this case, the read speed reaches 565 MB / s, and the write speed – up to 553 MB / s.

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Five features of a good enterprise class NAS? Asustor just mentions them

Performance, energy efficiency, scalability, reliability and security – this is what Asustor Lockerstor 8 AS6508T is to characterize. Components, such as, will take care of this Intel Atom C3538 quad-core processor and 8 GB of RAM (Dual Channel), 8 bays for 3.5-inch media (which can work as single drives or in RAID 0/1/5/6/10) with on-the-fly replacement and 2 M.2 slots for NVMe SSDs , intelligent cooling system do AES 256-bit encryption and 2-factor verification (2FA).

It is also important compatibility with VMware, Citrix and Hyper-V virtualization, ISCSI / IP-SAN and NFS support (facilitating integration with existing infrastructure), snapshot support in Btrfs and access to many applications that extend server functionality.

This question must be asked: how much does the Asustor Lockerstor 8 AS6508T NAS cost?

Entrepreneurs interested in purchasing the Asustor Lockerstor 8 AS6508T server must take into account the expense of the order 4500 zlotys. It's a fair price, but seems to justify the specification. Do you agree with this opinion?

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Source: Asustor, Entrymedia

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