Thecus N8900PRO 8-Bay NAS Enclosure

Thecus N8900PRO 8-Bay NAS Enclosure

Thecus N8900PRO 8-Bay NAS Enclosure

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Thecus N8900PRO 8-Bay NAS Enclosure

Thecus N8900PRO 8-Bay NAS Enclosure

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  • 8 x SATA III Drive Bays
  • 1 x eSATA Port
  • 3.4 GHz Intel Xeon E3-1275 CPU
  • 3 x RJ45 LAN Ports
  • 6 x USB 2.0 / 2 x USB 3.0 Ports
  • 1 x HDMI Port
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60 and JBOD
  • Hot-Swappable Hard Drives
  • AES 256-bit RAID Volume Encryption
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Bays / CPU: 8 (Intel Xeon E3-1275 Processor)

7 (Intel Core-i3 2120 Processor)

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  • 1Description

Store, protect, and share your videos, photos, and other files with the N8900PRO 8-Bay NAS Enclosure from Thecus. This network attached storage enclosure comes equipped with a single eSATA port and eight SATA III hot-swappable drive bays and supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60 and JBOD making it easy to configure the drives to suit nearly any storage need.

Inside the N8900PRO you will find a 3.4 GHz Intel Xeon E3-1275 processor along with 8 GB of DDR3 SDRAM to ensure the system operates smoothly and efficiently. Connecting this NAS enclosure to your network is simple, as it comes with three RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet ports accompanied by six USB 2.0 and two USB 3.0 ports to connect USB-enabled peripherals directly to the unit. You can even connect a compatible display to the HDMI port to stream your multimedia content directly from the Thecus N8900PRO.

In addition to enhanced storage capabilities, the N8900PRO also features 256-bit RAID volume encryption to keep your files secure while the Data Guard backup solution simplifies the sometimes-arduous task of backing up your data. Additionally, the Thecus N8900PRO offers enhanced link aggregation capabilities with support for load balance, failover, 802.3ad, balance-XOR, balance-TLB, balance-ALB, and broadcast functionality. If that's not enough, the N8900PRO also offers enhanced cloud backup capabilities, as it comes compatible with DropBox, Amazon S3, and ElephantDrive, as well as support for dedicated mobile apps for both iOS and Android-based mobile devices.

High Availability
High availability actively keeps your data on two separate, identical NAS units. If one needs maintenance, the other will dutifully rise to the occasion without as much as a blip in service. Whether rain, shine, or Armageddon, your data will always be there.
Volume Expansion
Thecus Dynamic Volume Expansion is a key solution for enterprises and heavy data users who require large amounts of storage with the option of easy growth. By incorporating a 10GbE switch, businesses have the flexibility to add up to eight target devices in a single NAS stack.
Daisy Chaining
With daisy chaining, users now have the ability to cost effectively increase their storage volume while maintaining fast transfers. To set up a daisy chain, one master NAS unit is installed as a controller with up to four DAS linked as slaves. SAS cables are then used to link the units together in order to ensure rapid speeds.
This Thecus NAS now supports internal hard drives with SATA III and SAS 6G interfaces which feature enhanced transfers speeds of up to 6 Gbps. They are also backwards-compatible with SATA II drives, so your old disks can still be swapped in and out without a hitch.
PLEX Media Center
The free PLEX media server is a module available on the Thecus App Center that allows you to set up and manage your media. With the Plex Media Server installed on your Thecus NAS, various devices on your network (such as your Xbox 360 and mobile devices) can connect to and stream your local and online media.
Snapshot Backup
With BTRFS support, Thecus NAS users can enjoy the simplicity of snapshot backups. Through BTRFS sub volumes, snapshots of data at various time points can be manually or automatically made and just as easily later restored to rollback files or folders to previous states.
Disk Clone and Wipe
Disk Clone allows users to copy the entire contents of a disk to one or many other disks while Disk Wipe allows for permanent volume data destruction.
VPN Server
A VPN Server allows users to remotely access a secure network. with VPNs, businesses will be able to utilize a cost-effective, scalable and secured network infrastructure for its client base.
10 GbE Ready
This Thecus NAS is 10Gb Ethernet-ready to satisfy the toughest needs of today and tomorrow.
USB 3.0 Connectivity
Take advantage of speeds 10x faster than USB 2.0. Whether connecting digital cameras and smart phones, backing up large external hard drives, or extending the capacity of your NAS, USB 3.0 will make sure it's done in no time at up to 5 Gbps. Backwards compatibility adds the connectivity of a world full of USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 devices to get the best combination of speed and universal access.
Acronis True Image
Back up all your data with One-click Protection or pick and choose only your most important files.
Thecus' innovative hardware helps prevent failures. But sometimes you have to protect the NAS against itself. Adding an antivirus to the already comprehensive software bundle will provide the necessary software protection by scanning the files on your NAS and defending it against possible threats.
Multiple RAID
Create multiple RAID volumes each supporting different RAID modes including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10,50, 60 and JBOD for your own balance of performance and data protection. Should a hard drive malfunction occur, changing one is simple thanks to online RAID migration and expansion, hot spare, and auto rebuild.
Multiple File Systems
Support for multiple file systems including Ext3, EXT4, Btrfs and XFS, gives Thecus NAS flexibility to handle many different types of environments. Users can simultaneously use different file systems across multiple RAID volumes to get the best of each one.
iSCSI Thin-Provisioning
Get the most out of your storage space with the extreme speed of iSCSI and the efficiency of iSCSI thin provisioning. Connect through iSCSI for the enhanced data transfer speeds and make wasted disk space a thing of the past with thin provisioning's flexible storage functionality.
iOS / Android Connectivity
With T-OnTheGo and the T-Dashboard, you can manage your NAS, and upload to and download/stream from your NAS using an iOS or Android device on the go.
Thecus's Rsync functionality gives users great flexibility with remote backup capability, a flexible scheduler, and the stability of Linux-based transfer.
User Quota
Divide the massive storage of a Thecus NAS among multiple users. Whether there are two users or 100, user quotas make it easy to divvy up and manage disk space.
PCI-e Slot
Thecus NAS products are ready for a number of emerging technologies. Through the built in PCI-e slot, business users can add a 10G Ethernet Adapter for lightning-fast transfer speeds, or a USB 3.0 Adapter Card to enjoy next-generation connectivity.
UPC: 884956003212
In the Box
Thecus N8900PRO 8-Bay NAS Enclosure
  • Accessory Bag (with Key)
  • Sliding Shelves
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Processor 3.4 GHz Intel Xeon E3-1275 Processor
    System Memory RAM
    Expandable up to 32 GB
    LAN Interface 3 x RJ45: Intel 82574L 10/100/1000 BASE-TX Auto DI/MDI-X
    WOL supported
    USB Interface 6 x USB 2.0 host port (front x2, back x4, Type A)
    2 x USB 3.0 host port (back x2, Type A)
    OLED Displays system status and information (multilingual)
    Outputs 1 x HDMI
    Audio MIC input, Line input, Audio output
    SAS/SATA Controller, PCIe (8-lane) LSI 2008 HBA card supports 6G SAS/SATA
    10GbE Interface 3 (optional)
    Disk Interface 8 x SATA for internal, support SATA II / SATA III hard disk
    1 x eSATA for external HDD/SSD compatibility list
    Power Supply Redundant power supply 500 W or more
    PCIe Slots 8-lane (x3) one is used by SAS HBA
    4-lane (x1)
    1-lane (x1) used by CU30N (USB 3.0)
    Thermal / Fan Control Thermal sensor on processor temperature
    System Fan 2 x Hot swappable
    Buttons Power button (front, shutdown controlled by user interface)
    LCM button (ENT, ESC, UP, DOWN)
    System reset button
    Locator button
    RS232 1 (for UPS)
    Temperature & Humidity Operating Temperature
    32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
    Non-Operating Temperature
    -40 to 158°F / -40 to 70°C
    0 to 80% RH non-condensing
    Chassis 2U rack mount
    RAID RAID Modes
    RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60 and JBOD
    Hot Spare
    On-line RAID Level Migration
    On-line RAID Expansion
    RAID Volume Encryption
    AES 256-bit
    Disk Power Management
    Spin-down when idle
    Bad Block Scanning
    SMART Info
    SMART Test
    Disk Roaming
    Supports volume-based roaming to other Thecus NAS (require OS5 64-bit)
    Network Configuration
    Fixed IP address, dynamic IP address
    Transport Protocols
    File Protocols
    Link Aggregation
    Load balance, Failover, Balance-XOR, 802.3ad, Balance-TLB, Balance-ALB, Broadcast
    IPV4 & IPV6
    UPnP Port Forwarding
    VPN Client/Server
    System Status System Monitor
    Monitoring CPU, memory, network utilization, and protocols access user count
    Syslog Management
    Send syslog to assigned location
    Act as syslog server to receive log info from other systems
    Data Access Client OS Support
    Windows XP and after
    Windows Server 2003 and after
    Mac OS X
    Build-in FTP server with bandwidth control
    Secure FTP
    Build-in secure FTP Server with bandwidth control
    Users can download and upload files with TFTP programs
    Download Manager
    BT download (via Transmission module)
    NZB download (via NZB module)
    Printer Server (IPP)
    Supports USB printers
    Supports a wide range of IPP printers
    Client can manage print tasks (list/delete) via web user interface
    Data Backup Client Incremental Data Backup
    Acronis True image (OEM version)
    Client System Disaster Recovery
    Acronis True image (OEM version)
    Data Burn
    Create files to ISO image and burn to optical disc
    Create files to ISO image
    Read ISO image from optical disc and write to NAS
    Mac OS X Time Machine
    Data Guard
    Remote Backup/ Local Backup/ Folder and iSCSI volume based
    Supported (Btrfs)
    Block Level Access iSCSI Target/Initiator
    Supports Microsoft/Mac OS X/Linux initiators and Thecus NAS targets
    iSCSI Thin Provisioning
    SCSI3 persistent group reservation
    Power Management Scheduled Power On/Off
    Volume Management Multiple RAID
    Multiple File System Selectable
    Multimedia Support iTunes Server
    Supports AAC, MP3 w/ID3 tag and WAV
    Piczza! Web Server (via module)
    Supports GIF, JPG (JPEG), BMP, PNG
    Support EXIF display
    Support slide show
    Media Server
    Support uPnP AV streaming protocol (via Module)
    User Authentication Local User
    Supports built-in user accounts
    Local Group
    Supports built-in user groups
    Windows ADS
    Access Guard
    Supports Black & White list/IP Filter
    Cloud Backup DropBox
    Supported via module
    Elephant Driver
    Supported via module
    Amazon S3
    File System Type
    Journaling File System
    Language Support
    Unicode Support
    Authorization (ACL)
    "Read", "write", or "deny" privileges to individual users or groups in folders and sub-folders
    User Quota
    Supported (exclude Btrfs)
    Folder Quota
    Btrfs only
    Administration User Interface
    Web-based user interface supports English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Polish and Portuguese
    Utility Program
    MS Windows Setup Wizard
    Supports Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8
    Mac OS X Setup Wizard
    Email Notifications
    Sends system messages via email to the system administrator
    Thecus ID/DDNS
    Support One free DDNS registration
    SNMP Trap
    Sends system information trap out
    Mobile Applications (iOS/Android) Thecus T-Dashboard
    Mobile monitoring and administration (via module)
    Thecus T-OnTheGo
    Uploading, downloading, and streaming multimedia
    Data Security Virus Scan
    Supports Intel Security via module install
    Capacity Expansion Stackable
    Can extend for 5 additional iSCSI volumes from other Thecus NAS
    Daisy Chain
    Allowed to daisy chain to an additional 4 sets of Thecus D16000
    Redundancy High Availability
    Supports system level redundancy
    Other Specifications Recycle Bin
    Web Disk
    Supported (via module)
    Web Server
    Supported (via module)
    ISO Mount
    User Access Log
    User / System Module
    IP Cam Surveillance
    Supports up to 10 IP cameras (via module)
    Auto Module Installation
    Thecus's module server automatically provides the latest modules and updates through the user interface
    Supported through USB interface
    Disk Wipe
    Disk Clone
    Local Display
    X-Window via HDMI output
    Dimensions & Weightybydbbyb
    Dimensions 3.43 x 17.22 x 23.43" / 87.00 x 437.50 x 595.00 mm
    Weight 36.75 lb / 16.67 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 56.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 30.0 x 24.0 x 10.0"
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