The Buffalo TeraStation 5800DN 32TB (8 x 4TB) Eight-Bay NAS comes with NAS hard drives that offer your Windows and Mac system with a total storage capacity of 32TB. These drives can be set in various RAID configurations to provide you with data versatility. While a two-drive NAS system is limited to a RAID 0 or 1 setup, the 5800DN has eight drives and supports RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 51, 60, 61, and JBOD. Having access to these RAID types allow you to select the best choice for your environment such as video surveillance, cold-data backups, video editing, and other uses. Moreover, Buffalo has designed the drive bays with the hot-swap feature, so you may replace a hard drive without powering down the TeraStation. You can also utilize the 5800DN as a NAS with iSCSI target functionality for virtualized environments.
The TeraStation 5800DN is preinstalled with the Buffalo TeraStation NAS operating system, which runs on a 2.13 GHz Intel Atom D2700 processor along with 2GB of DDR3 RAM. This software program delivers a host of business-class features that lets you use the TeraStation for managing, sharing, and backing up data. In addition, you get NovaBACKUP Buffalo edition that includes one server license and ten workstation licenses for a complete, all-in-one data protection solution for PCs and Windows servers. For interfaces, the TeraStation 5800DN features two Gigabit Ethernet, two USB 3.0, and two USB 2.0 ports. Aside from these benefits, the 5800DN is outfitted with off-site replication technology as well as port trunking.