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SMC Networks Launches 2-Bay NAS Storage Server with Built-in iTunes® Music Server

TigerStore(TM) SOHO NAS Storage Server provides complete networked storage solution for home environments

(PresseBox) (München, ) SMC Networks (, a leading provider of LAN hardware and broadband connectivity devices, today announced the availability of its TigerStore(TM) SOHO NAS Storage Server, a complete storage solution for home and small office environments. The SMCNAS02 storage server has high-speed networking capabilities, along with a built-in iTunes® music server, to allow easy access and sharing of data files, music, photos and videos.

With approximately 1.2billion songs downloaded in 2007 , there is a significant increase in the number of people replacing their CD collections with digital music files stored on their computers. Precious family photographs and videos are also being stored digitally. Easy to install and maintain, the TigerStore(TM) SOHO NAS storage server is an ideal central network data resource for homes and small of-fices, offering common shared and protected storage, with user defined access rights.

The SMCNAS02 s incorporated card reader (compatible with SD, MMC, MS cards) enables the user to easily upload files directly from a digital camera. The SOHO storage server comes with two slots for 3.5" SATA II hard disks supporting up to 2TB (Terabytes) of storage using the latest 1TB hard disk drives and includes 3 USB 2.0 ports to connect and share a printer or add additional USB storage. The one-touch backup button means the internal card reader and any external USB storage devices are backed-up effortlessly.

Olaf Olinger, Product Manager at SMC Networks, commented on the new solution: "This is the age of the Digital Home and as a responsible vendor SMC Networks has produced solutions that give end users the confidence that their valuable data is safe. With the TigerStore(TM) SOHO NAS storage server, the whole family can safely store and share data from any computer on the home network."

The SMCNAS02 is available now and priced at £199.99.

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SMC Networks is a leading provider of LAN hardware and broadband connectivity devices. Globally, SMC Networks leverages manufacturing resources and strategic relationships to bring to market a growing range of affordable, leading-edge products; including Gigabit and Fast Ethernet Switching, 10G solutions, Wireless networking, VoIP, Network Attached Storage, VDSL and Broadband connectivity products as well as traditional wired network adapters.

SMC Networks specialises in solutions for the SMB/e, and the home. Worldwide, SMC delivers network solutions through an infrastructure of VAR partners, ISPs and retailers.

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