The N8800PRO v2 2U NAS Server with Core 2 Duo from Thecus is a rackmount NAS server with an open PCIe slot which can be used to install a 10Gb Ethernet adapter for enhanced performance of over 300MB/sec. Featuring 8x 3.5" SATA drive bays, the server is powered by an Intel Core 2 Duo processor and 4GB of DDR2 SDRAM.
The server can be configured in a variety of RAID modes, including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, and JBOD. You'll even be able to configure multiple RAID volumes on the same unit for added flexibility. Online RAID migration and expansion is available so that you can make changes to RAID settings. Each drive is hot-swappable, and the array supports auto-rebuild from a hot spare for uninterrupted service.
The server can also be configured as a centralized multimedia storage unit, supporting AAC, MP3, WAV and GIF, JPEG, BMP and PNG files. It also supports uPnP streaming protocol for movies and video. The unit's Gigabit Ethernet port support 802.3ad link aggregation, load balancing, and failover operation. The server is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux clients, allowing you to integrate it into virtually any network. User accessibility can also be configured with local and user group support, Windows ADS, and a built in FTP. You can even manage data through your Android or iOS compatible device with Thecus Share and the Thecus Dashboard, and upload or downstream from your NAS.
Your data is made safer with incremental data backup, system disaster recovery, and Rsync, the Thecus proprietary backup program that replicates data between two systems. The unit also supports Mac OS X Time Machine. You can even set quota or limits for individual users, allowing you another layer of data protection.
The Thecus N8800PRO v2 could be a great solution for data storage problems for content managers, system administrators, or compilers.