Getting Started Guide for Snapshot Backups Using BTRFS with Thecus® NAS

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As BTRFS becomes increasingly popular, Thecus NAS owners can now enjoy support for this full featured file system. With BTRFS, advanced storage features such as snapshot backups are native to the file system rather than requiring external drivers or software. This means enhanced storage functionality while simplifying storage management. With BTRFS support, Thecus NAS users can enjoy the simplicity of snapshot backups. Through BTRFS subvolumes, snapshots of data at various time points can be manually […]

N5810PRO Product Video and Unboxing

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A walkthrough of the one and only Mini-UPS NAS from Thecus, the N5810PRO. Highlighted by its powerful quad-core Intel processor and 5 gigabit LAN ports, this NAS takes SMB storage to whole new level.

Take Control of your Digital Lives with Thecus

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In today’s environment, we never know where life may take us. With Thecus NAS, wherever that place me be, our digital lives will be there. No matter what device your on, you can access and share your files with your loved ones or manage those time sensitive work documents with no worries.

Integrated Cloud Services with Windows Storage Server NAS

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The recent pairing between Thecus and Microsoft has allowed users to take advantage of the feature-rich Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials software on Thecus 2, 4, and 5 bay NAS solutions.  These affordable, business-grade, cloud connected NAS allow users to work at the office or wherever work may take them. Through the Essentials Experience, an intuitive interface designed by Microsoft for users of all levels, optional clouded services including Office 365 and Microsoft Azure […]

Simplified Data Management with Windows Storage Server Dashboard

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Thecus WSS 2012 R2 Essentials NAS help small businesses operate at the same technology level as much larger organizations. Users can continue to work in ways that are already familiar to them with easy access to shared storage from any location and any device. The WSS Essentials software also features an administrative Dashboard which simplifies the tasks that you perform to manage your network and server. The Dashboard provides a central portal for common administrative tasks such as managing users, […]

Partnering Up with a Thecus® NAS at School

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The new century has brought new changes to the educational system. Perhaps the most important was the introduction of technology into the classroom. Managing the complexity of the new technology and access to it has become a necessity. School systems are switching from traditional hardcopy books to digital versions via interactive platforms such as Moodle.  With Thecus NAS, these complex systems are made simple and easily manageable. Your data at the school Firstly, your data […]

Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials: Enabling a Full-Featured, Affordable NAS for Small Businesses and SOHO Environments

For a closer look at the new Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials NAS from Thecus, take a look at what Scott M. Johnson from Microsoft has to say: Hi Folks – You may have seen Thecus’s recent press release about becoming the first Microsoft OEM partner to offer network attached storage (NAS) solutions based on Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials. This is a brand-new edition of Windows Storage Server, which we created to enable […]

10G Networking: Who, What, When, Why?

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On a Tuesday many years ago, Bob’s memo changed everything. The Tuesday in this instance was the 22nd of May 1973, and the Bob was Professor Robert Melancton Metcalfe. Perhaps more important was the groundbreaking memo, which detailed an “omnipresent, completely-passive medium for the propagation of electromagnetic waves”. So was born Ethernet, a family of computer networking technologies for local area and larger networks. Since the early days of the “DIX” standard (Digital Equipment Corporation, […]

How do you set up rsync with Windows and your Thecus NAS?

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You finally have your Thecus NAS installed and ready at home. Your drives are installed, your firmware’s up-to-date, and your cat’s taken up residence in the now-empty box. So what’s next? How about populating your new toy advanced networking solution? When copying everything over to your Thecus NAS, you’ll have a number of options. While users will most often set up a network drive and copy files across (as you would usually do on a local drive), today’s post […]

How do you publish your NAS on the Internet?

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The first step to connecting to your NAS through the Internet is setting up a DDNS for your device. When users are setting up their NAS with the Intelligent NAS utility for the first time, they will be prompted to create their very own Thecus ID (or to log in with their ID if they already have one). But what exactly are the benefits of having a Thecus ID? One of the reasons to create a Thecus ID is […]