QNAP Systems Inc. known for their world class NAS storage, professional NVR video surveillance, and network video players, today announced a partnership with Symform to provide QNAP customers with up to 200 GB of free cloud back-up and unlimited cloud back-up for a low flat monthly fee. Symform is available with all new QNAP units and to existing customer devices through a free software update. QNAP customers simply click on the Symform tab in the QNAP Cloud Back-up wizard to quickly register and start backing up their NAS data to the Symform cloud, enabling secondary back-up and disaster recovery services.
“QNAP customers purchase our NAS products because they place great value on their data,” said Jérôme Jaussaud, product manager of QNAP. “QNAP offers users cloud back-up solutions to safeguard their data, and we are pleased to offer an additional data protection alternative by partnering with Symform, who offers the lowest price on the market for secure cloud storage.”
In addition to fast and affordable back-up services, users can use Symform to synchronize critical data directly from a QNAP device, between multiple QNAP devices, or between a QNAP device and other devices, such as laptops or tablet PCs. Because Symform has as no file size limits, users can use the cloud to back-up large files or images. Symform also provides users a way to earn more free services through referrals and contribution. Symform is the industry’s first decentralized cloud back-up and storage solution, providing users a cloud platform that is faster, more cost-effective, and more secure than traditional cloud solutions.
“At Symform, we are offering revolutionary value with secure cloud storage and back-up at the guaranteed lowest flat fee,” said Praerit Garg, president and co-founder of Symform. “QNAP is a leader in the NAS market focused on delivering high quality solutions, and we’re excited to supply its users with the most affordable and secure cloud back-up and disaster recovery solution.”
The Symform storage cloud is free of charge (up to 200 GB) with QNAP NAS firmware V3.5.2. Users who upgrade their QNAP Turbo NAS to firmware V3.5.2 also receive the following enhancements:
- Improved performance for changing file and folder permissions when Advanced Folder Permission is enabled.
- Five new UI languages: Hungarian, Romania, Thai, Portuguese (Brazil) and Greek.
QNAP and Symform are hosting an upcoming Webinar on backup disaster recovery best practices for small and medium businesses, scheduled for December 8, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. Pacific time. To register, go here. Symform is now available for all QNAP Turbo NAS models that have been upgraded to firmware V3.5.2. The new V3.5.2 firmware update is immediately available for all QNAP Turbo NAS models at QNAP Download center.