Linux NAS | Enterprise - Tower

TopTower N6850PLUS Rackmount performance. Tower design
·  Intel® Xeon E3-1225 3.1GHz CPU
·  4 GB DDR3 RAM (expandable to 32GB)
·  Free Acronis True Image 
·  Supports 10GbE PCI-e card for fast transfers
·  Cloud Backup: Dropbox, ElephantDrive and Amazon S3
·  Link Aggregation supported
·  60 TB capacity
 

Features

    • 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
      Thecus® NAS provides connection for USB and slim CD-ROM; users have the choice to install two types of optical disc drive to their Thecus storage device. 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.
    • 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.
    • Touch Panel
      Seeking for an advanced monitoring and user flexibility screen? Touch Panel display technology offers top-quality advantages when integrated in a NAS. With clear navigation buttons: back, next, enter and escape, Touch Panel is designed for any type of user. Furthermore, not only can users view NAS status but can interactively control and change settings with a simple touch. From locating IP address, rebooting, starting link aggregation and more, Touch Panel offers users more control and flexibility.
    • HDMI Output
      Make your NAS into the ultimate multimedia hub! The N6850PLUS’s HDMI output allows you to connect your NAS directly to your TV for device management.
    • 10GbE Ready
      High-end data centers often need a level of speed that today’s average Internet cannot provide. This Thecus NAS is 10Gb Ethernet ready to satisfy the toughest needs of today and tomorrow.
    • 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 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 , 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 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 Adaptor for lighting fast transfer speeds, or a USB 3.0 Adaptor Card to enjoy next-generation connectivity.

Overview

 
Thecus®Technology Corp. announced today their soon to be released N6850PLUS, an upgraded version of the N6850 that will come equipped with 4 GB of DDR3 RAM (expandable to 32GB) and the Intel® Xeon E3-1225 3.1GHzprocessor, bringing forth improved speed and processing power. This high-performance 6-bay Tower NAS is a premium choice for SMB users with data heavy business environments.

The TopTower series

The TopTower NAS Series are all 10Gb Ethernet ready and include USB 3.0 slots to eliminate possible bottlenecks. Featuring HDMI outputtouch panel convenience, 10GBASE-T, this series is ideal for heavy data management utilizing transfer speeds of 10GbE. 

Additional features

This upgraded 6-bay NAS has the maximum storage capacity of 60TB, it supports seven modes of link aggregation including fault tolerance for resilience and port-trunking modes for increased performance. It guarantees data integrity with an array of backup features including Data Guard for local and remote backups, Data Burn, Snapshot Backup using the Btrfs file system and bundled Acronis True Image.  For those looking to combine cloud backup with their physical storage, the N6850PLUS supports a number of cloud services including Amazon S3, DropBox, and  ElephantDrive. Users can benefit from enhanced storage functionality while simplifying storage management.

Comparison

The N6850PLUS as compared to the N6850, which ran on Intel® Pentium® G620 processor and had 2 GB of RAM, has twice as much memory and runs on on superior Intel® Xeon processor platform providing signficant CPU performance. Therefore, this new NAS unquestionably provides higher efficiency and performance than it's best selling predecessor. The N6850Plus delivers all the essential services demanded of a NAS, satisfying the demand for high-speed data transmission and for a secure storage solution to protect and share business critical data.

Thecus N6850PLUS Highlights

·  Intel® Xeon E3-1225 3.1GHz CPU
·  4 GB DDR3 RAM (expandable to 32GB)
·  Free Acronis True Image 
·  Supports 10GbE PCI-e card for fast transfers
·  Cloud Backup: Dropbox, ElephantDrive and Amazon S3
·  Link Aggregation supported
·  60 TB capacity

Specs

1.Hardware Platform
Item Spec
Processor Intel® Xeon E3-1225 3.1GHz
System Memory 4GB DDR3
Total Memory Slots: 4
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
PCI Express 8 lane slot x2
10GbE NIC (Optional x2)
USB Interface USB 2.0 host port x4 (Type A, one has power always on function)
USB 3.0 host port x4 
LED Indicator Power LED : White
System Status/Error LED :White/Red
USB Busy/Error LED :White/Red
HDD LED 1-6 Activity/Fail
LAN LED 1-2 Link/Activity
System Error LED : Red (blinking)
OLED Displays system status and information (Multilingual)
HDMI Output HDMI port (back x1)
Audio MIC input, Line input, Audio output
Disk Interface 6 x SATA for internal, support SATA II / SATA III hard disk
Power Supply Single Power Supply (80plus)
System Fan Hot swappable
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 (Front, shutdown controlled by user interface) (Touch)
LCM button (ENT, ESC, UP, DOWN) (Touch)
Environment Temperature: 5°C to 40°C
Humidity: 0 ~ 80 % R.H. (Non-condensing)
Chassis Tower base
Dimensions (HxWxD) 320.4 x 215 x 282.6 (mm)/ 12.61x 8.46 x 11.13 (in)
Weight 9.76(Kgs)/21.52(lb)(NAS only)
Compatibility 10GbE PCI-e card/USB External HDD/ UPS

2. Software Functions
RAID
RAID Modes RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50 and JBOD
Auto-rebuild Supported
Hot-swap Supported
Dedicated Hot Spare Supported
Global Hot Spare Supported
Online RAID Migration Supported
Online RAID Expansion Supported
RAID Volume Encryption AES256bit
Disk
Power Management Available spin-down on idle setting
Bad Block Scanning Supported
SMART Info Supported
SMART Test Supported
Disk Roaming Supports volume-based roaming to other Thecus NAS
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
TCP/IP IPV6 & IPV4
DDNS Supported
SSH Supported
UPnP Supported
UPnP Port forwarding Supported
System status
System Monitor Monitoring CPU, memory, temperature, fan, 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
Web Disk Web-based file access (via Module)
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 BT download (via Transmission module)
HTTP/FTP/BT/eMule (via DLM 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)
Client Side Backup Software Thecus Backup Utility (Windows/Mac OS X)
Data Guard Remote Backup/Local Backup
Mac OS X Time Machine Supported
Data Burn Make files to ISO image and urn to optical disc
Make files to ISO image
Read from optical disc to NAS
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 and PNG
Supports EXIF display
Supports slide shows
Media Server Supports 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
Snapshot Supported
Administration
User Interface Web-based user interface supports English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Polish, Portuguese, Turkish and Czech.
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
SNMP Trap System information trap out
System Monitor Supported
Mobile Applications (iOS/Android)
T-OnTheGo™
(iOS/Android)
Upload, download and stream multimedia
Orbweb.me Uploading, downloading, streaming multimedia and webcam via P2P connection
Data Security
Virus Scan Supports Virus Scan
Capacity Expansion
Stackable Can extend for 5 additional iSCSI volumes from other Thecus NAS
Others
Recycle Bin Supported
Web Server Supported (via module)
ISO Mount Supported
User/System Module Supported
IP Cam Surveillance Supports up to 10 IP cameras (via module)
Auto Module Installation Thecus’ module server automatically provides the latest modules and updates through the user interface.
Local Display X-Window via HDMI output

Package Contents

Accessory Bag(with key) Acronis True Image DVD