Fastora's Network Attached Storage Servers Powered by Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Now Available

New line of powerful, affordable, and easy to use NAS servers aimed at enterprise, mid-sized businesses and SOHOs

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., March 30, 2004 - Fastora, a worldwide designer and manufacturer of scalable and affordable NAS solutions for business and vertical markets, today announced the availability of its new family of Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet NAS servers powered by Microsoft Windows Server 2003. The servers are available through distribution, catalog, online and VARs.

Fastora's portfolio of NAS servers include the PowerStor and LiteStor families and are aimed at providing cost-effective, easy-to-manage storage solutions for Enterprise-class, mid-range and SOHO applications. The servers offer up to 8 IDE, hot swappable drive bays delivering over two terabytes of data file protection in RAID 0, 1, 5 and JBOD. PowerStor is the only solution at its price point to offer redundant power supplies and fans, ensuring superior performance and non-interrupted backup.

"Fastora's PowerStor and LiteStor products are reliable, affordable, scalable and simple to manage," said Kit Chui, Fastora sales director. "Now powered by Windows Server 2003, users can leverage the compatibility and reliability of operating an optimized Windows interface for seamless integration, easy deployment, complete onsite and remote management and an overall lower total cost of ownership."

The PowerStor and LiteStor solutions offer VARs and IT managers the power of choice, rapid deployment, and customization for any storage application. They are designed for maximum flexibility, superior performance and offer advanced features that include IDE hot swappable hard drives, redundant power supplies, Fast and Gigabit Ethernet ports, Mini PCI expansion slots, Compact Flash sockets (with an onboard operating system), backup utilities, and management/monitoring software.

The new Windows-powered LiteStore and PowerStor product family includes:

  • LiteStor NAS-T2-IW, MSRP, $950, Capacity 600 GB Max

  • LiteStor NAS-T4-IW, MSRP, $1595, Capacity 1TB Max

  • PowerStor NAS-104-IW, MSRP, $2,450, Capacity 1.2 TB Max

  • PowerStor NAS-T8-IW, MSRP, $3,795, Capacity 2.4 TB Max PowerStor NAS-208-IW, MSRP $3,995, Capacity 2.4 TB Max

Fastora Windows powered NAS products are distributed by D & H (


FASTORA, a storage division of AXIOMTEK, a multi-million dollar provider of award-winning versatile and modularly-designed Applied Computing Platforms. Fastora is unique in that it actually owns its own manufacturing facility, which enables the design, manufacture, and delivery of state-of-the-art, reliable, and cost-effective storage solutions. The company partners with the VAR community by providing specialized programs, bare systems or complete systems in order to provide on-target solutions for business and vertical markets.

FASTORA's storage products can be used over a broad range of different network environments, including Microsoft, Apple, Novell, and UNIX. FASTORA storage products are utilized in multimedia, health care, email management, digital imaging/document data (information) applications, high availability backup, as well as the broadcasting and audio/video surveillance markets.

The company is located at 18138 Rowland St. City of Industry, Calif. 91748. For sales, support or general information, the company can be reached at 626.581.3232 or via the Web at