Infostor: Intel has launched two new chips optimized for network attached storage (NAS) appliances. The 1.8GHz Atom D425 single-core and D525 dual-core processors use less power and provide better performance than their predecessors.
"Networked storage appliances based on the Intel Atom processor platform enable consumers and businesses to organize, manage, protect and share documents, photos, videos and music throughout the home or office," said Intel's Dinesh Rao. "The Atom processor, which is at the heart of a growing variety of . . . Internet-connected devices, makes it possible for storage vendors to develop low-power [NAS] appliances.