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How Scale-Out NAS Architecture can expertly support enterprise data storage

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When deciding on a data storage solution for your business, the most fundamental criteria is capacity, quickly followed by what happens when you need to add more capacity. There is a lot of discussion in the storage industry in regard to “scale-up” versus “scale-out” architectures; Thecus is catering to all needs and allows for both concepts to be utilized.Traditional Scale-Up Architecture Scale-up architecture has long been the industry standard for storage. This consists of having […]

How to Increase VDI Boot Performance and Database Transactions with All-Flash Array

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While IT departments are trying to control their IT budgets, the need to work with increasing amounts of data and user demands for quick storage access is rising. Often legacy storage systems are ill-equipped to face the I/O demands of a virtual infrastructure, with issues arising from of the write intensive nature of boot-up and login storms. All-flash arrays are able to address these performance challenges but do come with a higher price tag. When […]

Expand your Mac Ecosystem with Thecus NAS

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Thecus NAS are engineered to provide flawless synergy with Apple products. For those of you who work in or operate your home systems in a Mac environment, Thecus NAS can help expand and centralize your Mac infrastructure. Whether you want to strengthen collaboration in the office, increase security or need more space, Thecus has you covered. Centralize your Mac ecosystem Thecus NASes offer a central hub for your digital information. This centralization of your information […]

Eliminate storage performance bottlenecks with Thecus All-Flash Arrays

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The surge of IoT devices and richer data streams has led to a data explosion; huge databases now populate the globe storing high levels of information. The information in these vast data graveyards result in slow processing when looking for specific results. Thecus’ LightningPro series powerfully resolves issues faced by systems that need to read and write large amounts of data quickly. Accessing these immense databases of huge raw files—from high-frequency trading to real-time risk […]

Repel Unwelcome Guests with Access Guard with ThecusOS 7.0

When your NAS is connected to the Internet, it can be target to very high amount of attacks. Using a firewall is a good option but it can be expensive and hard to maintain. With Access Guard, you are able to decide which device can or cannot access your NAS by filtering its IP and/or MAC address, adding an extra layer of security to your Thecus NAS. Access Guard also proves itself useful on local networks, […]

Thecus® Wizard now available on all mobile devices

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Thecus® Technology Corp. today announced the availability of  Thecus Wizard™, a remote WiFi connection app compatible with all Linux based Thecus NAS that run on Thecus OS7.0.  By utilizing Thecus Wizard™, users can effortlessly set up their NAS. With this setup wizard, users can communicate with their NAS to set up private accounts, auto configure network settings, and build their RAID. Enjoy Easy NAS Setup in just 5 steps   Pick a new password for admin Give your […]

How to set up Port Trunking to accelerate your bandwidth with ThecusOS 7.0

What is Port Trunking? Port Trunking, also known as Link Aggregation, is used to combine multiple LAN interfaces into one switch to increase bandwidth without changing any hardware devices, thus reducing cost. Doing so will offer optimal resource utilization, maximize throughput, minimize response time, and avoid overload. Port Trunking also provides redundancy, fault tolerance or load balancing. It also provides failover capabilities to maintain network connectivity if a network port fails. When you don’t have […]

How Data Deduplication can maximize ROI

Maximum capacity efficiency Data deduplication, allows for data optimization by eliminating redundant data. Based on the type of data a business operates with, businesses can save from 25-80% of their storage space. This highly efficient process allows for a smaller storage solution to be purchased, a longer period until it reaches its full capacity, delivering a serious return on investment. How Data Deduplication works Data deduplication involves finding and removing duplication within data without compromising […]

How to use Plex to Create a Complete Media Center Solution with a Thecus® NAS by eTeknix, UK

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Long gone are the times where your NAS only served the single purpose of holding all your files in a centralized location. Today’s NAS are equipped with powerful processors that can do so much more than serve you your files and thanks to their built-in iGPU they are even able to deliver 4K content directly to your TV. Today I’ll show you how to set up an amazing home theater experience with just your Thecus […]

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 […]