Tag Archives: data storage

ThecusOS 7.0 enhances resilient 5-bay “No-Crash-NAS”

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Ever since Thecus released the 5-bay N5810PRO, it has been the popular storage solution for data-heavy small and medium businesses as well as power users, delivering robust resilient data integrity with accelerated performance. Powered by an Intel Celeron Quad-Core processor and equipped with 5 Gigabit LAN ports, the N5810PRO reaches blazing throughput speeds of up to 500 MB/s through Link Aggregation. First launched with ThecusOS 5.0, the NAS now operates on the latest iteration of […]

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 […]

Thecus® N2350 & N4350 – High-value NAS now available worldwide

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Earlier this year, Thecus Technology announced their new “Smart Home NAS” series, the N2350 and N4350. Catering for beginners and rookies to network storage who are looking to step away from the still not overly safe public cloud services and who want to secure their data at home, while still having it securely accessible when away.  As of today, Thecus can finally assure that N2350 and N4350 are widely available worldwide at very attractive prices.Both […]

Thecus® NAS officially supporting all three new 12TB-HDDs

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After 10TB was the limit since last year, the three biggest hard drive brands just recently pushed the capacity of their products to 12TB and Thecus is now officially supporting these new models. After thorough testing on a number of their NAS systems, Thecus is happy to confirm that the HGST Ultrastar He12, the WD Gold with 12 TB and the just released Seagate IronWolf and IronWolf Pro with 12TB are compatible with their products. […]

Thecus® NAS Surveillance Center now available on ThecusOS 7.0

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Whether you are looking to safeguard your home or office, the Thecus Surveillance Center provides a user-friendly platform to manage your security system. This free App available for ThecusOS7 enables users to transform their Thecus NAS into a Network Video Recorder (NVR), allowing the configuration and deployment of multiple IP cameras into a single interface system, with real-time surveillance monitoring and playback. The Thecus Surveillance Center delivers seamless integration with ONVIF-compatible IP surveillance cameras. The […]

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 […]

How Safe is Your Data?

How Safe Is Your Data

iSCSI for beginner

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Introduction   If you want to know more about iSCSI, we’ll have to talk a bit about SCSI. That seems logical! SCSI stands for Small Computer System Interface and is a bus. Basically, that’s a protocol to carry data. Historically, SCSI has always been related to a lot of very different kind of devices (from floppy readers to scanners) but storage got a particular place in its history. For instance, the father of SCSI, Al […]

Let’s be ready for RAID

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Introduction RAID is constituted by four mysterious letters. We use them every day when we talk about NAS but few people know what it is exactly. The meaning slightly changed during times, and now it stands for Redundant Array of Independent Disks. What does that mean? Let’s have a look to the dictionary. Redundant: Not strictly necessary to functioning but included in case of failure in another component. Array: An ordered arrangement, in particular Independent: […]

Thecus® NAS now support 4TB hard drives! Get more storage space with your Thecus® NAS

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Thecus NAS products are at the front of the competition and now fully support Seagate Barracuda XT ST4000DX000 4TB hard drives. As the world’s storage demands increase, consumers look for cheaper and more efficient ways to expand their storage capacities. Thecus has just announced that the following models support 4TB drives: 1U4200XXX, N5200XXX, N8200XXX, N8900, N12000, N16000, the V Series, and the N4200 Series. (More models will be added after the compatibility test.) To use […]