New NAS Devices Feature Dual M.2 SSD Slots for Caching

Press Release Summary:

  • Lockerstor 8 and 10 provides fast transfer speeds with two Intel 10-Gigabit ports and two Realtek 2.5-Gigabit ports
  • Backup solution protects user data by allowing number of login errors to be set, two-step verification settings and automatic blacklists
  • Incorporates enterprise-class software and hardware compatible with VMware, Citrix and Hyper-V storage environments

Original Press Release:

The Lockerstor 8 and 10 Have Arrived with All Business in The Front and No party in The Back!

Taipei, Taiwan, 25 November 2019 – ASUSTOR Inc. is thrilled to be unveiling the newest line of business NAS devices: The eight bay Lockerstor 8 and ten bay Lockerstor 10. These new NAS devices feature Intel’s Denverton-based Atom Quad-Core processors. The Lockerstor 8 and 10 provides faster-than-ever transfer speeds with the two Intel 10-Gigabit ports and two Realtek 2.5-Gigabit ports. The new Lockerstor series also feature a better intelligent fan control as well as an improved fan design, which contributes to an optimal airflow solution, ensuring all components get the best cooling as well as the best performance. For even more performance, combine the dual 10-Gigabit ports on a managed switch up to double the performance of 10-Gigabit.

The all-new Lockerstor provides enterprises with a flexible device, which is configurable to the enterprise’s needs. Along with eight and ten bays, the Lockerstor also features dual M.2 SSD slots for caching, which help hard drives exceed their maximum speeds without sacrificing capacity and expense. Each M.2 slot supports NVMe and AHCI to ensure maximum compatibility as well as supporting various lengths of M.2 cards. The M.2 slots in the Lockerstor 8 and 10 also feature thumbscrews to make installation easier than ever. The Lockerstor 8 and 10 also feature 8GB of DDR4 SO-DIMM RAM and supports up to 32GB. The use of DDR4 RAM, compared with the DDR3 helps the Lockerstor 8 and 10 save up to 40% more power, while also increasing performance by 30%.

The Lockerstor has access to ASUSTOR's App Central, which provides more than two hundred apps on ADM 3.4, including, but not limited to commercial and office applications, website building, forum management, virtualization and digital learning. The Lockerstor 8 and 10 make a great backup solution that protects your data by allowing a number of login errors to be set, two-step verification settings and automatic blacklists that helps prevent malicious attacks and reducing risk. The Lockerstor 8 and 10 also incorporate enterprise-class software and hardware, being compatible with VMware, Citrix, and Hyper-V storage environments. By supporting iSCSI/IP-SAN and NFS, the Lockerstor 8 and 10 seamlessly integrate existing IT environments to provide an even more cost-effective storage solution than ever before.

The Lockerstor 8 and 10 are commercial-grade NAS systems that grow with your company. The powerful hardware in the Lockerstor 8 and 10 helps companies adapt to different needs and manage rapidly increasing amounts of data. The Lockerstor 8 and 10’s performance helps companies face the enormous challenges of the future and a variety of new form of innovation.

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  • CPU: Intel Quad-Core Atom C3538 2.1GHz
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4 SO-DIMM – Maximum 32GB
  • Network: Dual Intel 10-Gigabit Ethernet and dual Realtek 2.5-Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • Link aggregated 10-Gigabit ports up to 2348 MB/s read and 1040 MB/s on write
  • Link aggregated 2.5-Gigabit ports up to 565 MB/s read and 553 MB/s on write
  • 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports. One in front and one in rear. One touch backup supported.
  • Supports hot swapping
  • Supports AES-256 hard drive encryption
  • Supports Btrfs snapshots
  • Supports SSD caching
  • Supports RAID 0/1/5/6/10, Single drive and JBOD
  • Supports 8x 3½” and 2½” SATA III drives – Maximum 16TB 
  • Supports dual M.2 NVMe or AHCI SSDs
  • Supports system migration
  • Supports MyArchive cold storage technology
  • Supports Wake on LAN and Wake on WAN


Founded in 2011, ASUSTOR Inc. was established via direct investment from ASUSTeK Computer Inc. The ASUSTOR brand name was created as a portmanteau of “ASUS” and “Storage”. ASUSTOR is a leading innovator and provider of private cloud storage (network-attached storage) and video surveillance (network video recorder) solutions, also specializing in the development and integration of related firmware, hardware and applications. We are devoted to providing the world with unparalleled user experiences and the most complete set of network storage solutions possible.

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