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QNAP Security Honored New Product Of The Year Award Winner For VioStor VS-8040 Network Video Recorder By Security Products Magazine

Security Products AwardTaiwan, Taipei, October 7, 2009 - QNAP Security, a world class manufacturer of PC-less Network Video Recorder (NVR) solutions for the corporate security/surveillance market, today announced the VS-8040 has been honored the Winner of "New Product of the Year Award" in the video surveillance category by Security Products Magazine. The award was announced last week at the annual ASIS tradeshow. Security Products Magazine's editorial focus is on "the outstanding product development achievements of security equipment manufacturers whose products are considered to be particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve workplace security". Ten winners were selected out of more than 60 entries in seven award categories.

"It is a great privilege to receive this significant award from Security Products Magazine," says Jacky Cheng, the Product Manager of QNAP Security." This award has recognized QNAP's objective to provide outstanding network security solutions to secure the life and property of our customers."

QNAP VS-8040The VioStor VS-8040 Network Video Recorder is a high performance video surveillance system that can simultaneously record video from up to 40 IP cameras on the network and is an ideal solution for large office buildings, shopping malls, or manufacturing facilities. The embedded surveillance system allows each channel of video recording to have its own monitoring parameters including continuous recording, motion detection recording, time-scheduled recording, alarm recording, and even pre-alarm and post-alarm recording. The VS-8040 incorporates Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA) allowing efficient video data search by foreign object detection, object removal detection, and camera out-of-focus or obstruction. Security personnel can also search the video data by date/time, motion event, or timeline. The multi-server monitoring feature is provided for monitoring up to 120 channels from multiple QNAP NVR servers. All the system configurations and video monitoring can be carried out easily by the IE browser. The VS-8040 contains up to 8 hard disk drives for hours and hours of video recording, RAID 0/1/5 data protection is provided. The VS-8040U-RP is a 2U rack-mounted unit with dual redundant power supply to provide higher system stability. It is also in the nomination list to the "New Product of The Year Award".

The VS-8040 is currently available. Please visit the QNAP Security website ( for more information on the VS-8040 or to find a reseller.

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About QNAP Security
QNAP Security is a world class provider of professional PC-less Network Video Recorder (NVR) surveillance solutions for small, medium, and large facilities that integrate IP cameras, advanced surveillance video analytics and RAID storage technologies to help companies provide a safe environment for employees and protect company assets. QNAP VioStor NVR solutions provide 1 to 120 channels of networked video surveillance with multi-server monitoring that allow individual monitoring and alarm generation parameters for each channel and are scalable for monitoring a single facility or an entire enterprise.

About Security Products Magazine
Security Products Magazine is a publication dedicated to innovative products and technologies for the security professional and covers technology products as well as physical security products, techniques, and best practices. Visit Security Products Magazine online at

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