Middle East, 24 November 2009: Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of storage, wired and wireless networking and memory solutions, today announced the Buffalo LinkStation™ Duo LS-WXL/R1-EU, a high performance 2-drive Network Attached Storage (NAS) Device.


The LinkStation™ Duo is the next generation of Buffalo’s LinkStation family of NAS products, with a removable front plate, and based on industry-leading storage technologies, this versatile drive contains data management features that make it the ideal NAS solution for the home or small businesses user.

“Home users and small businesses sharing digital content always see managing and protecting their data as a challenging task,” said Jasem Al Roomi, Director at Buffalo Advantec FZCO. “With our new high performance LinkStation™ Duo, both home users and small businesses can share data files, photos, video and music from a central location and access them conveniently and safely.”

Available in 1TB, 2TB and 4TB capacities, the new LinkStation™ Duo features enhanced performance of up to 40MB/s and can be configured in RAID 0 for performance or RAID 1 for redundant storage.  With quick swap, users can easily remove and replace each of the drives. In addition, schedule backups to an external USB storage device or any other NAS appliances.

The new Buffalo LinkStation™ Duo also streams multimedia to preferred media players – whether PC or Mac, through Buffalo LinkTheater™ or any other DLNA CERTIFIED™ media player. It seamlessly integrates with iTunes®  and allows access to music files from the iTunes® software. Buffalo’s LinkStation™ Duo also has support for Apple Time Machine® Back-up and Apple Bonjour®.  With the WebAccess feature store, share and access files from any web browser via a PC, Mac or iPhone.

Other key features include:
•    BitTorrent client
•    Memeo AutoBackup Software for Windows and Macintosh
•    One touch Direct copy – transfer media files from a digital camera/camcorder at the touch of a button
•    Active Directory support
•    Eco Friendly Power Saving Mode
•    10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet port
•    Supports UPS connectivity via USB port

Pricing and Availability
Backed by a two-year warranty, the Buffalo LinkStation™ Duo is available from leading retailers and authorised Buffalo business solution partners around the Middle East at an estimated street price of:
LS-WX1.0TL/R1-EU            $379.99
LS-WX2.0TL/R1-EU            $519.99
LS-WX4.0TL/R1-EU            $879.99

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