Monthly Archives: July 2015

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 […]