The TS mini Home Server from ASUS is a network storage server, powered by the Windows Home Server platform. The server features an internal 500GB hard drive for data storage, with an additional 3.5" SATA drive bay open for upgrades. It connects to your network via Gigabit Ethernet.
You'll be able to use the server for backup and network file access. You can set it to automatically backup all of the computers on your network, and to stream media to computers and compatible AV devices. The server supports remote file access, allowing you to browse and access stored files when you're away from home via the Internet.
The server also features USB and eSATA expansion ports. You'll be able to connect up to six USB devices including external hard drives and IP surveillance cameras; two eSATA ports support external hard drives. This allows you to expand the storage capacity and functionality of the server to suit your needs.
- Backup and Restore
- As a data management center, the TS mini will backup as many as 10 home computers automatically on a daily basis. If home computers break down, users can easily rescue and restore entire computers, individual files, or individual folders to a previous point in time. If there are multiple copies of the same data on different computers, the data would only be backed up once to maximize space efficiency
- Folder Duplication
- When two hard drives are installed in TS mini, the share folder duplication function helps to prevent a single hard drive failure by automatically duplicating files in Share Folders across multiple hard drives, so when one hard drive is dead, the other still stays safe
- Remote Access
- With the Remote Access function, you will receive a personalized Windows Live Internet address to remotely access files or upload files to your TS mini from any Internet connected computer. You can also remotely stream and share music and photos with friends and family and enjoy their music and videos from your TS mini at home using any Internet connected computer
- Media Streaming
- TS mini extends your digital media experience by simultaneously streaming photos, music, video contents and other digital media contents to multiple computers, media receiver boxes, and games consoles such as Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3
- WebStorage Service
- Besides the hard drive storage capacity, TS mini also provides one year free 500GB online storage. You can backup and synchronize data from home server to ASUS Web Storage for redundant security. Moreover, you can start BT download task to your WebStorage even when you are away from home; and generate a personal website link to publish home server files on Facebook, Twitter and other sites
- Xtor Manager
- With ASUS exclusive Xtor Manager, you can directly backup, synchronize, and manage your files and folders between external USB and eSATA storage devices and TS mini. TS mini offers the greatest number of external interface, 6 USB ports and 2 eSATA ports, for you to simply plug in a new hard drive to add space
- ASWM Management
- ASWM, real-time system health monitoring tool, helps users to monitor online and system status of TS mini, including fans, temperature, disks, drives, network, memory and CPU. Once errors occur, the system will instantly send an error report to pre-configured e-mail
- Add-in Service
- Beyond the pre-install functionality, users can extend the productivity and efficiency by customizing their TS mini through add-in software available in the categories of entertainment streaming and sharing, home automation, power management, mobile phone solutions, and home based business solution
- Energy Star 5.0 Certified
- TS mini has passed the international standard Energy Star 5.0 certification for its ultra energy efficiency design. Under idle and active mode, it only consumes 24.5W and 27.9W respectively, which makes TS mini ideal for an "always on" home data center