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Thecus N5810PRO NAS Appliance Review: Tons of Storage and Apps: Page 2 of 2

With terabytes of storage and a huge variety of applications, a small business could easily run its front- and back-office operations from one of these boxes. By James E. Gaskin


  • Intel Celeron J1900 Quad-Core SoC processor
  • 4GB DDR3 RAM
  • Built-in Mini-UPS, contingency power supply
  • 3.5-inch SATA I/II/SATA III x 5 or 2.5-inch SATA HDD x5  
  • 5 Gigabit Ethernet ports; USB 3.0 ports: 1 in front, 2 in back; USB 2.0 ports: 2 in back
  • Disk clone and wipe
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, JBOD; supports multiple RAID modes (up to 3)  
  • Link aggregation, 5 LAN for network performance Improvement
  • VPN server, secure remote access
  • Snapshot backup
  • Client backup software: Thecus Backup Utility, Acronis True Image Backup
  • Real-time remote replication
  • iSCSI LUN and thin-provisioning supported
  • VMware, Citrix, Microsoft Hyper-V compliance
  • Network protocols/services include TCP/IP, CIFS/SMB, AFP, NFS v4, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP,FTP-SSL/TLS,DHCP server, DHCP client, SNMP, IPV6, UPnP, DDNS, port forwarding, WebDAV
  • Many other Thecus models to choose from with similar features
  • Price: $699 without disks

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JAMES E. GASKIN is a ChannelPro contributing editor and former reseller based in Dallas.

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