How to Transform your Thecus® NAS into a powerful Multimedia center with Kodi


The majority of Thecus NAS come equipped with HDMI ports allowing users to connect directly to their local display devices. This provides a host of benefits, one of those being the ability to take advantage of the award-winning Kodi software. Kodi transforms your Thecus NAS into a robust multimedia center for playing videos, music, pictures, games and more.  Kodi supports a long list of media formats and runs on Linux, OSX, Windows iOS, and Android. […]

DIY Home Surveillance Using Thecus® NAS


With so many new technologies coming out and becoming affordable to larger audiences, it is no surprise that home monitoring is becoming a trend. Whether you are trying to sneak a peek at a mischievous pet, keep an eye on the kids, or catch a burglar in the act, you can now put together a DIY security system with a regular webcam or USB camera and your Thecus NAS. This is all made possible by […]

Leverage the Benefits of a Hybrid Cloud on Thecus® NAS


Within the next 2-3 years we will see significant changes related to businesses moving their data and operations from public cloud to private cloud or finding optimal balance between private and public infrastructures. As the amount of digital data continues to increase, the necessity to find more cost-effective, and at the same time, absolutely secure ways of data storage and management becomes more apparent. The burden of finding complete storage solutions that can be managed […] 4.0 Now Available for Thecus® Windows Storage Server NAS


Thecus® Techonology Corp. today announced availability of Orbweb 4.0, the latest version of the robust remote web access application available on Thecus Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials NAS. provides media streaming, webcam monitoring, and allows users to view, edit and transfer files. With no IP address necessary, users will be able to remotely access files via web browser anytime, anywhere, all without the risk of uploading files from third-party servers. 4.0 further enhances the storage solution capabilities […]

Increase Operational Efficiency with Thecus® NAS Business Applications


Managing the large amount of data utilized by businesses today is no easy task. This requires comprehensive software that offers a host of applications that are able to reach the intensive demands of companies, both large and small. The Thecus App Center offers over 700 apps that allow users to customize their Thecus experience to suit their needs. With a long list of business applications, Thecus empowers professionals with a robust storage solution that allows […]

Upgrade your Windows Server with a NAS from the Thecus® Windows Storage Server Series


With the recent end of life of Windows Server 2003, millions of users will be without support or vital security updates for the now legacy system. Many users will be exposed to vulnerabilities and threats without patches to resolve these issues. Updating the software may not be enough as older hardware used with Windows Server 2003 may not be compatible with newer versions. Adding to this, if hardware is dated it may not be able […]

Thecus® Enhances Data Integrity with Built-in Mini-UPS


Many electronic devices, including network-attached storage (NAS), are not designed to have their power supply suddenly cut. Unforeseen circumstances that result in power outages can cause data loss that could set back your business operations significantly. To prevent such events from occurring with the Thecus N5810PRO, a built-in mini-UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) has been included with the unit. The mini-UPS battery provides emergency power if the main power source where to fail. In the event […]

How To Save Time And Data With Snapshots


  Backup is an essential part of your data storage plan and today’s NASes provide many ways to do it. You can back up to an external removable drive, an iSCSI volume, another NAS on the network and to cloud services. Thecus NASes do all this plus a method that isn’t as commonly supported by other products. Storage snapshots are an exact image of storage at a specific point in time. Because they are stored […]

VPN Server Support Brings Added Security to Thecus® NAS


With VPN Server support, you can easily turn their Thecus NAS into a VPN server. Users with authorization to the NAS will have secure remote access to resources shared within the local area network of your Thecus NAS. VPN services are becoming very attractive with needs for networking capabilities expanding. Individuals working away from the office can easily and securely access their company’s network, much like a LAN. Likewise, users away from home can securely […]

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


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 […]