Thecus W8900 8 Bay 2U Rackmount Windows Storage Server

BH #THW8900 • MFR #W8900
Thecus
Thecus W8900 8 Bay 2U Rackmount Windows Storage Server
Key Features
  • Single-Instance Storage
  • No Windows Server CALs Required
  • PCIe Gen2
  • HDMI Output
The W8900 8 Bay 2U Rackmount Windows Storage Server from Thecus provides a network platform that allows you to access computers that are running Windows Server 2008 R2. This server offers new tools to manage and fulfill business needs. The RemoteFX and Dynamic Memory are two additions to the latest Windows Storage Server Service Pack 1 (SP1) that increase user flexibility and control.

This server delivers a cost effective, reliable and scalable solution. The W8900 Server allows easy integration within a Microsoft infrastructure and a finer optimization for Windows transfer protocols. This has a more familiar interface that helps you manage and protect essential business data.

Microsoft updates the server to maintain its security level. The Windows ecosystem enables functions such as replication, anti-virus and data backup. It features enhanced power, data and server management capabilities. In this server, traditional file protocols (NFS, SMB) are optimized to work better together. The server delivers USB 3.0 connectivity that is 10x faster than USB 2.0.

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Thecus W8900 8 Bay 2U Rackmount Windows Storage Server

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Thecus W8900 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Single-Instance Storage (Dedup)
  • 3No Windows Server CALs Required
  • 4PCIe Gen2
  • 5HDMI Output
  • 610 GbE Ready
  • 7USB 3.0 Connectivity
  • 8iSCSI Target
  • 9Remote Administration

The W8900 8 Bay 2U Rackmount Windows Storage Server from Thecus provides a network platform that allows you to access computers that are running Windows Server 2008 R2. This server offers new tools to manage and fulfill business needs. The RemoteFX and Dynamic Memory are two additions to the latest Windows Storage Server Service Pack 1 (SP1) that increase user flexibility and control.

This server delivers a cost effective, reliable and scalable solution. The W8900 Server allows easy integration within a Microsoft infrastructure and a finer optimization for Windows transfer protocols. This has a more familiar interface that helps you manage and protect essential business data.

Microsoft updates the server to maintain its security level. The Windows ecosystem enables functions such as replication, anti-virus and data backup. It features enhanced power, data and server management capabilities. In this server, traditional file protocols (NFS, SMB) are optimized to work better together. The server delivers USB 3.0 connectivity that is 10x faster than USB 2.0.

Single-Instance Storage (Dedup)

When data is sent to multiple users, single-instance storage allocates data to be stored once, eliminating the need to duplicate data storage. This results in reduced data storage and improved data backups. Single-instance storage is most functional when transferring data to large distribution directories by improved delivery efficiency. This saves up to 60% in storage capacity.

No Windows Server CALs Required

No required CALs (Client Access Licenses) benefits users with the ability to access the services of the server without a permit. With this, business users can get direct authorization of pre-user or pre-device. With no CALs required, users are able to access data on demand, without the troubles of CALs.

PCIe Gen2

The evolved PCIe Gen2 offers innovative technology that saves costs with an efficient narrow configuration. It provides the same bandwidth as PCIe with half the number of lanes while doubling the transfer rate of the previous generation PCIe. The aim is to save on cost and provide an improved PCIe for users. It also provides a significant improvement on system performance over PCIe, allowing users to benefit from faster transfer speeds and connectivity.

HDMI Output

This makes your NAS Server the ultimate multimedia hub by allowing you to connect your NAS directly to your TV for device management, web browsing with Flash support and even HD video playback.

10 GbE Ready

Today's high-end data centers routinely require a degree of speed that average Internet is simply incapable of providing. This NAS Server is 10 GbE ready, to satisfy the toughest needs of today and tomorrow.

USB 3.0 Connectivity

USB 3.0 connectivity provides speeds 10x faster than USB 2.0. USB 3.0 connects digital cameras and smart phones, backs up large external hard drives and extends the capacity of your NAS Server in no time at up to 5 Gbps. The NAS Server's backwards compatibility adds connectivity for USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 devices to get the best combination of speed and universal access.

iSCSI Target

The classic set-and-forget architecture allows you configure your storage as a regular disk over the network and use it on a daily basis.

Remote Administration

You can simply connect to an easy-to-remember link and remotely access the control panel through any web browser on any computer.
UPC: 884956003229

Thecus W8900 Specs

Hardware
ProcessorIntel Core i3-2120 3.30 GHz
System Memory8 GB DDR3 SDRAM
Storage
  • For Pre-installed OS:
  • 2.5" (6.35 cm) SATA
  • 250 GB 5400 rpm/7200 rpm above
LAN Interface (PCIe)
  • RJ-45x3: Intel 82574L 10/100/1000 BASE-TX Auto MDI/MDI-X
  • WOL supported
USB Interface
  • USB 2.0 host port x6 (front x2, back x4) (Type A)
  • USB 3.0 host port x2 (back x2)
LED Indicator
  • Power: (blue)
  • HDD 1-16 Activity/Fail (green/red)
HDMI OutputHDMI port (back x1)
AudioMIC input, Line input, Audio output
Disk Interface8 x SATA for internal
1 x eSATA for external
Power Supply Redundant power supply 350 W or more
PCIe Expansion 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
  • CPU fan control
  • System fan control
System FanHot swappable x2
Buttons
  • Power button (Front, shutdown controlled by user interface)
  • System reset button
  • Locator button
RS2321 for UPS
Chassis2U Rackmount
Environment
  • Temperature: 41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)
  • Humidity: 0 to 80 % R.H. non-condensing
Software Functions
Features
  • Up to 250 Network Access Service connections (RRAS)
  • Up to 50 Network Policy Server connections
  • Up to 250 Remote Services Gateway connections
  • Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
  • BranchCache
  • DirectAccess
  • Virtualization services (Hyper-V guest support.)
  • Files services
  • Print services
  • Windows SharePoint Services
  • Web services
  • iSCSI Block storage services
  • Network Access Protection (NAP)
  • Remote Desktop Services
  • Internet Information Services 7.5
  • Server Manager
  • Windows Powershell 2.0
     

Feature (Windows 2008 Storage Server R2 (Standard)):

  • RAID Level:
    RAID 0, 1, 5 and JBOD
     
  • No. of Users:
    Unlimited
     
  • File Classification Infrastructure (FCI)
  • File Server Resource Manager (FSRM)
  • Domain join
  • Shared block storage (iSCSI Target +Boot)
  • iSCSI Software Target 3.3
  • Single Instance Storage
  • Virtualization (Hyper-V host support)
  • .NET 3.0
  • .NET Framework 3.5.1 Features
  • Administration Tools
  • Bit Locker Drive Encryption
  • BITS Server Extensions
  • Desktop Experience
  • Direct Access Management
  • Group Policy Management Console
  • Ink and Handwriting Services
  • Internet Printing Client
  • LPR Port Monitor
  • Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
  • Multipath I/O
  • Peer Name Resolution Protocol
  • Quality Windows Audio Video Experience
  • RAS Connection Manager Administrator Kit
  • RDC
  • Remote Assistance
  • Remote Differential Compression
  • Remote Server Admin Tools
  • RPC Over HTTP Proxy
  • Simple TCP/IP Services
  • SMTP
  • SNMP
  • Storage SAN Manager for SANS
  • Subsystem for Unix-Based Applications (SUA)
  • Telnet Client
  • Telnet Server
  • TFTP Client
  • Windows Biometric Framework
  • Windows Internal Database
  • Windows PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE)
  • Windows PowerShell
  • Windows Server Backup
  • Windows Server Backup Features
  • Windows Server Migration Tools
  • Windows System Resource Manager (WSRM)
  • Windows TIFF IFilter
  • Wireless Client
  • Wireless LAN Service
  • XPS Viewer
Dimensions (HxWxD)3.43 x 17.24 x 23.43" (87 x 438 x 595 mm)
WeightNot specified by the manufacturer
Packaging Info
Package Weight46.4 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)30.4 x 30.25 x 9.8"
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