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Thecus N12000 NAS Storage Server

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Thecus N12000 NAS Storage Server

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Product Highlights

  • 12x Bays SAS/SATA HDDs
  • Intel Xeon X3470 Quad-Core CPU
  • 4GB DDR3 RAM
  • 6Gbps SATA III Support
  • 3x Gigabit Ethernet Ports
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60, and JBOD
  • iSCSI Block Level Access
  • USB 3.0, USB 2.0, & eSATA Expansion
  • Mac, Windows, & Linux Compatibility
  • 2U Rackmount
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The N12000 NAS Storage Server from Thecus is an advanced network storage server, perfectly suited for use in enterprise environments. The 12-bay enclosure -- capable of housing SAS or 6Gbps SATA drives -- features a 2U rackmount form factor. It is powered by a quad-core Intel Xeon X3470 CPU running at an impressive 2.93GHz.

The server boasts a 64-bit operating system, ensuring efficient operation. Its High Availability design ensures that your data is safe and accessible at all times. The enclosure features a RAID controller that allows you to configure disks as a RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60, or JBOD.

It connects to your network via Gigabit Ethernet -- three ports with link aggregation support are available for network connection. The server features USB 3.0, USB 2.0, and eSATA ports for external device connectivity. PCI Express slots are available for expansion card installation. Power is provided by a redundant 700W system.

Intel Xeon for Blazing Speed
Harnessing the power of Intel's Xeon X3470 processor and an overwhelming 4GB of cutting-edge DDR3 RAM, the N12000 can handle anything and everything at full speed. There are no bottlenecks or speed bumps.
Enterprise Size for Enterprise Tasks
With a whopping 36 terabytes of data capacity, you'll never go wanting again. No matter whether you are providing a public server for a massive workforce or compiling a company's worth of HD video, your NAS will always be hungry for more.
SATA III and SAS 6G for Ultra-Fast Transfer Speeds
The N12000 features support for internal hard drives with SATA III and SAS 6G. This top-of-the-line connection transfers at speeds up to an amazing 6Gbps. It is also backwards-compatible with SATA II, so your old disks can be swapped in and out without a hitch.
High Availability (HA)
For the first time, your data is completely free of delays in access. Regardless of the situation, HA actively keeps your data on two separate, identical NAS. If one needs maintenance, the other will dutifully rise to the occasion without as much as a blip in service. Whether rain, shine, or Ragnarök, your data will always be there.
Rock-Solid Security
The N12000 safeguards your data with all the RAID modes you could possibly need for an Enterprise server, including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60, and JBOD. Changing damaged hard disks is also a breeze with its built-in hot-swap, hot-spare, online RAID migration and expansion, as well as auto-rebuild capabilities. And if you need even more protection, there is also AES 256-bit RAID volume encryption available.
Block Level Accessibility via iSCSI
Take the speed of iSCSI up a notch with block level access transfers. While most transfer protocols send huge files all in one piece, this function breaks down files in smaller chunks, increasing transfer speeds immensely.
Processor Intel Xeon Processor X3470 Processor (Intel 3450 chipset)
Controller LSI 2008 HBA card supports 6G SAS/SATA (x8)
Bays 12x 3.5" SATA III/SAS 6G
Ports 1x eSATA
2x USB 3.0
6x USB 2.0 "A" (2x Front, 4x Rear)
3x Intel 82574L 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet Auto MDI/MDI-X (RJ-45) with WOL support
1x RS232 Serial for UPS
LED Display OLED displays system status and information (Multilingual)
Indicators Power (Blue)
System busy (Yellow)
System alert: Redundant power or system fan failure (Red)
HDD 1-12 Activity/Fail (Green/Red)
Expansion Slot 3x PCI Express x8 (1x Occupied)
1x PCI Express x4
1x PCI Express x1 (Occupied)
Cooling Thermal sensor on processor temperature
CPU fan control
System fan control
4x hot-swappable system fans
Buttons Power button (Front, power down controlled by S/W)
LCM button (ENT, ESC, UP, DOWN)
System reset button
Locator button
Environmental Requirements Operating
Temperature: 41-104°F (5-40°C)
Humidity: 0-80%, non-condensing
Electrical Requirements AC: 100-240VAC
Consumption: 700W (80% efficiency)
Form Factor 2U Rackmount
Weight Not Specified by Manufacturer
RAID RAID Modes: RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60, JBOD
Auto-Rebuild: Supported
Hot-Swap: Supported
Dedicated Hot Spare: Supported
Global Hot Spare: Supported
SMART Info: Supported
SMART Test: Supported
Online RAID Migration: Supported
Online RAID Expansion: Supported
RAID Volume Encryption: AES 256-bit
Disk Power Management: Available spin-down while idle setting
Bad Block Scanning: Supported
Online Disk Roaming: Supported
Network Configuration: Fixed IP address, Dynamic IP address
IP Sharing Mode: Can be enabled/disabled
Transport Protocols: TCP/IP, AppleTalk
File Protocols: SMB/CIFS, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, NFS v3, AFP
Link Aggregation: 6 modes supported
10GbE NIC: Supported
Data Access Client OS Support: Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 7; UNIX/Linux; Mac OS 9, Mac OS X
Web Disk: Web-based file access
FTP: Built-in FTP server with bandwidth control
Secure FTP: Built-in Secure FTP server with bandwidth control
Download Manager (Module): HTTP, FTP, BitTorrent, eMule
Printer Server (IPP): Supports USB printers, Supports IPP various printers, Client can manage print tasks (list/delete) via web user interface
Data Backup Client Schedule Incremental Data Backup: Acronis Backup and Recovery Server OEM for Windows (5x Licenses)
Client System Disaster Recovery: Acronis Backup and Recovery Server OEM for Windows (5x Licenses)
NAS Remote Replication: Dual mode in volume based (Incremental, Synchronized)
USB Device Copy to N12000: Controlled through LCM
Bi-Directional USB Copy (Module): Supported
Block Level Access iSCSI Target: Supports Microsoft/Mac/Linux Initiator
iSCSI Initiator: For stackable with N5200, 1U4500, N5500, N7700 Series, N8800 Series, N12000, N16000
iSCSI Thin Provisioning: Configurable to virtual size 16TB
MPIO: Supported
MCS: Supported
Clustering: Supported
SCSI3 Persistent Group Reservation: Supported
Power Management Scheduled Power On/Off: Supported
Volume Management Multiple RAID: Support
Selectable File Systems: Ext3, Ext4, XFS
Multimedia iTunes Server: Supported file types: AAC, MP3 with ID3 tag, WAV
Photo Web Server: Supported file types: GIF, JPG (JPEG), BMP, PNG; Supports EXIF display; Supports slide show
User Authentication Local User: Supports built-in user accounts
Local Group: Supports built-in user groups
Windows ADS: Supported
Utilities Type: Journaling file system
Capacity: 36TB (XFS), 16TB (Ext4), 8TB (Ext3) per volume
Language Support: Unicode Support
Authorization (ACL): Read, Write or Deny options on individual users or groups for sharing, sub-folders, and files
User Quota: Supported
Administration Multi-Lingual Web-Based Administration: Web-based server management interface supports English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Polish, and Portuguese
Utility Program: MS Windows / Mac OS X Setup Wizard; Supports multi-lingual; Supports Windows 2000/7/XP/2003/Vista, Mac OS X backup utility
E-Mail Notification: Sends system messages via e-mail to system administrator
SNMP Management: Supported
Others Dual DOM: Supported
Web Disk: Supported
Recycling Bin: Supported
Web Server (Module): Supported
ISO Mount: Supported
User Module: Supported
IP Cam Surveillance (Module): Supports up to 10 IP cams
HA (High Availability): Supported
Thecus N12000 NAS Storage Server
  • Power Cord
  • Accessory Bag with Key
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Acronis True Image DVD
  • Universal CD
  • Twonky Media Server CD
  • HDD Compatibility List Card
  • Quick Install Guide
  • 2-Year Limited Warranty
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