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N8880U-10G Elite Class Business NAS with 10GbE and High Availability
  • Intel® Core i3-2120 (3.3.GHz Dual Core) processor
  • 8 GB DDR3 ECC Memory (Expandable to 32 GB)
  • 10GbE card included
  • 1 x HDMI port
  • Hot swappable hard drives
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60 and JBOD
 

Features

  • 10GbE Included
    High-end data centers often need a level of speed that today’s average network cannot provide.The 10GbE solution offered by the N8810U-G models makes them ready for the next step in network evolution straight out of the box.
     
  • Snapshot Backup
    With BTRFS support, Thecus NAS users can enjoy the simplicity of snapshot backups. Through BTRFS subvolumes, 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.
      • AES 256-bit RAID Volume Encryption
        Thecus’s AES 256-bit RAID volume encryption tool allows users to fully encrypt their entire RAID volume, defending essential data even in instances of theft.
         
      • Data Guard
        Data Guard backup solution is the ultimate software as it provides both local and remote parts. Currently, data is backed up across RAID volumes, external USB drives, and eSATA. In addition, Data Guard uses innovative technology to sync data across the network to other NAS and servers. More importantly, Thecus® Data Guard is the total backup solution which makes managing NAS user-friendly and convenient.
      • Data Burn
        NAS data can now be burned directly to CD, DVD, and Blu-ray discs with Data Burn, this hassle-free module makes burning data to a disk effortless. In addition, burning ISO image file is also supported. Whether you’re managing audio, media or essential files; Data Burn copies information fast while significantly reducing waiting time. The process of burning file to disk is now easy and smooth with Data Burn module.
      • Link Aggregation
        Link aggregation can sustain multiple network connections and provide redundancy in case one of the links fails. Thecus NAS supports 7 modes which provide Load Balance, Failover, 802.3ad, Balance-XOR, Balance-TLB, and Balance-ALB, Broadcast.
      • Antivirus
        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. McAfee is the world’s largest dedicated security technology company and shares Thecus’ spirit of dedication and quality. By establishing a strong partnership with them, Thecus will allow users the benefit of McAfee’s powerful software on their NAS entirely for free.
      • Cloud Backup
        The private and public clouds meet with Thecus’ new DropBox, Amazon S3 and ElephantDrive cloud backup functionality! Guard your data with RAID at home and an additional level of protection in the Cloud. Just drag and drop files into the folder on your NAS and access them on any computer or mobile device with DropBox, Amazon S3 or ElephantDrive.
      • HDMI Output
        Make your NAS into the ultimate multimedia hub! The N8810U-G’s HDMI output allows you to connect your NAS directly to your TV for device management.
         
      • USB 3.0 Connectivity
        The next generation of connectivity is here with 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 Gbit/s. 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
        Thecus brings the best to the table with Acronis’s advanced backup software. Back up all your data with One-click Protection or pick and choose only your most important files. Acronis sports a slick interface, user-friendly design, and comprehensive features to keep your data safe.
      • Multiple RAID
        When it comes to data management, Thecus NAS truly let you have it your way. 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 fastest data transfer speeds available and make wasted disk space a thing of the past with thin provisioning's flexible storage functionality.
      • iOS/Android Connectivity
        In the modern world, nothing is as important as reaching your data from anywhere. 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.
      • Rsync
        Backing up your data is very necessary, and everyone has specific needs when it comes to storage. 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 Quota make it easy to divvy up and manage disk space.
         

Overview

 

Thecus Technology Corp. today announced the launch of the next generation 7-bay, N7770-10G and 8-bay, N8880U-10G NAS. The newest additions to Thecus' line of SMB/Enterprise NAS deliver high-performance, resilience, and a wide range of industry-class solutions that are able to handle the rigorous mission critical storage needs of businesses.

“Innovation has been and continues to be at the very pinnacle of our success at Thecus,” said Florence Shih, CEO at Thecus Technology Corp. “Today's growing businesses require a complete storage solution that can fulfill day to day operations and adapt to unforeseen circumstances and new innovations. With cutting-edge hardware, a comprehensive set of data management features, and attractive price points, these next generation NAS provide an ideal business storage solution.”

Outfitted with an Intel® Core-i3 2120 3.3GHz Processor, 8GB DDR3 ECC RAM, and a 10G PCIe card, the new 10G NAS provide lightning fast, persistent throughput speeds. Designed for cost effective scalability, the 10G NAS are compatible with the latest high capacity SATA drives and NAS stacking is made easy through iSCSI target volumes, allowing for streamline growth with your business. 7 modes of link aggregation are available including load balance and failover for increased performance and network resilience.

In order to prevent server downtime, the N7770-10G and N8880U-10G support High Availability (HA). In HA, two Thecus NAS are continuously synced using Heartbeat software while providing any number of its wide range of services including web hosting, file sharing, central storage, and iSCSI virtualization.If one NAS experiences issues, the other NAS will take over operations until the first is operational at which time the master NAS will be automatically resynced and brought back under the umbrella of full HA protection.

The 10G NAS series provide several features for data backup and protection. With snapshot technology using the B-tree file system (btrfs), users are able to capture point in time copies of data, providing convenient system restores. Disaster recovery solutions include Data Guard for real-time remote or local backup, bundled Acronis True Image for client data backup and system disaster recovery, and backup to cloud services including DropBox, ElephantDrive, and Amazon S3. The 10G NAS are also bundled with Intel Security for uncompromising data security.

The N7770-10G and N8880U-10G are powered by the Thecus OS5 software, a comprehensive and intuitive web-based operating system designed for advanced data management. The Thecus App Center offers over 700 apps for data backup, content management, multi-media and much more to allow users to increase the functionality of the 10G Thecus NAS.

Specs

1.Hardware Platform
Item Spec
Processor Intel® Core-i3 2120 Processor @ 3.3GHz
System Memory 8GB DDR3 ECC Memory
Memory expandable up to 32GB Memory Compatibility List
LAN Interface (PCI-e) RJ-45x2: Intel 82574L 10/100/1000 BASE-TX Auto MDI/MDI-X ,WOL supported
Supports 1 x Single-Port 10GBASE-T Ethernet Network Card
WOL supported
USB Interface USB 2.0 host port x6 (front x2, back x4)
USB 3.0 host port x2 (back x2)
LCM Module LCM display
4 buttons (ENTER, ESC, UP, DOWN)
HDMI Output HDMI port (back x1)
VGA Output VGA port (back x1)
Disk Interface 8 x SATA for internal, support SATA II / SATA III hard disk
Power Supply Redundant power supply 400W or more (80plus)
Bundled 10GbE Network Card 1 x C10GTR Installed
Thermal/Fan Control Thermal sensor on processor temperature
System Fan Hot Swappable (x4)
System Clock Battery-backed up system clock
Power Management Auto power on after shutdown due to power loss
Buzzer Adjustable frequency alarm
Buttons Power button
LCM button (ENT, ESC, UP, DOWN)
Environment Temperature:
0°C to 40°C (Operation)
-40°C to 70°C (Non-operation)
Chassis 2U Rack mount
Dimensions (HxWxD) 90 x 428 x 586 (mm)/3.54 x 16.85 x 23.07 (in)
Weight 15.88(kgs)/35.01(lb)(NAS only)
Certificates CE/FCC/C-Tick/VCCI/BSMI
RoHS
WEEE

2. Software Functions
RAID
RAID Modes RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60 and JBOD
Auto-rebuild Supported
Hot-swap Supported
Hot Spare Supported
RAID Level Migration Supported
RAID Expansion Supported
RAID Volume Encryption AES256bit
Disk
Power Management Available spin-down while idle setting
Bad Block Scanning Supported
SMART Info Supported
SMART Test Supported
Disk Roaming Supports volume-based roaming to other Thecus NAS (Require ThecusOS 5 64 bit )
Network
Configuration Fixed IP address, dynamic IP address
Transport Protocols TCP/IP/AppleTalk
File Protocols SMB/CIFS, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, NFS v4, AFP
Link Aggregation Load balance, Failover, 802.3ad,  Balance-XOR, Balance-TLB, Balance-ALB, Broadcast
TCP/IP IPV6 & IPV4
DDNS Supported
SSH Supported
UPnP Supported
UPnP Port forwarding Supported
Bonjour Supported
VPN Client/Server Supported
vLan Supported
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
UNIX/Linux
Mac OS X
FTP Built-in FTP server with bandwidth control 
Secure FTP Built-in secure FTP server with bandwidth control
TFTP Users can download and upload files with TFTP programs
Download Manager BitTorrent downloads (via Transmission Module)
NZB download (via NZB module)
WebDAV/WebDAV SSL Supported
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 Supported
Data Guard Remote Backup/ Local Backup/ Folder and iSCSI volume based
Snapshot Supported (Btrfs)
Block Level Access
iSCSI Target/Initiator Supports Microsoft/Mac OS X/Linux initiators and Thecus NAS targets
iSCSI Thin Provisioning Supported
MPIO Supported
MCS Supported
Clustering Supported
SCSI3 Persistent Group Reservation Supported
Power Management
Scheduled Power On/Off Supported
Volume Management
Multiple RAID Supported
Multiple File System Selectable EXT3/EXT4/XFS/Btrfs
Multimedia Support
iTunes Server Supports AAC, MP3 w/ID3 tag and WAV
Piczza!™ Photo 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 Supported
LDAP Supported
Access Guard Supports Black & White list/IP Filter
Cloud Backup
DropBox Supported (via module) 
ElephantDriver Supported (via module) 
Amazon S3 Supported
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 Supported (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 XP and after
Mac OS X Setup Wizard
Email Notifications Sends system messages via email to the system administrator
Thecus ID/DDNS Support One free DDNS registration (e.g. xxx.thecuslink.com)
SNMP Trap System information trap out
Mobile Applications (iOS/Android)
T-Dashboard™ Mobile monitoring and administration (via module)
T-OnTheGo™ Upload, download and stream multimedia
Data Security
Virus Scan Supports Intel Security (via module)
Capacity Expansion
Stackable Can extend for 5 additional iSCSI volumes from other Thecus NAS
System Redundancy
High Availability Supports system level redundancy
Others
Recycle Bin Supported
Web Disk Supported (via module)
Web Server Supported (via module)
ISO Mount Supported
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.
UPS Supported through USB interface
Disk Wipe Supported
Disk Clone Supported
Local Display X-Window via HDMI output

Package Contents

Accessory Bag(with key) Acronis True Image DVD Universal CD HDD Compatibility List Card
Sliding Shelves