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Thecus, Seagate pair to showcase innovative storage solutions at Computex 2015
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With Computex 2015 kicking off on Tuesday, June 2, Thecus set out to showcase its latest storage solutions to the international audience in attendance. Thecus has unveiled several new NAS solutions, which provide both Linux and Windows-based environments.

Enterprise-Class Solutions

Thecus will be displaying several of its enterprise storage solutions at Computex including High Availability, Daisy-Chaining, and 10Gbe performance. With daisy chaining, users have the ability to cost effectively increase their storage volume while maintaining fast transfers. To set up a daisy chain, one master NAS unit is installed as a controller with up to four DAS linked as slaves. SAS cables are then used to link the units together in order to ensure rapid speeds. Thecus is displaying its Daisy-Chaining solution using Seagate Enterprise NAS HDD drives. By utilizing 8TB drives, users can reach tremendous levels of storage capacity, up to 640TB.

In order to ensure continuous service at all times, High Availability allows for a seamless server transition in the occurrence of any unexpected interruptions. High Availability, available on the Thecus 16-bay N16000PRO, 12-bay N12000PRO and 8-bay N8900 NAS, is the ultimate data access fail-safe. Running two NAS side by side, HA keeps both up to date and ready to run any and all data functions. These NAS clones automatically synchronize their contents through a "Heartbeat" connection.

Thecus is also unveiling two new enterprise-level NAS units, the N7770-G and N8880U-G, which will be used to demonstrate the breakthrough performance of 10Gbe solutions.

Small/Medium Business NAS

At the show, Thecus is showcasing its recently released N5810PRO. This unique, 5-bay NAS provides unprecedented data integrity with a built-in Mini-UPS battery. Powered by an Intel Celeron quad core processor, 4 GB DDR3 RAM (expandable to 8GB), and equipped with 5 Gigabit LAN ports, the N5810PRO reaches blazing throughput speeds of up to 500 MB/s. The N5810PRO supports seven modes of link aggregation including fault tolerance for resilience and port-trunking modes for increased performance. Built to grow with your business, total storage can be expanded to 40TB, while support for VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft Hyper-V allow for seamless integration into a businesses' virtualization environment.

Windows-Based Solutions

For users who prefer Windows Storage Server software, Thecus has both enterprise and SMB solutions on display. For enterprises, Thecus is showcasing its rackmount units that deploy the Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Standard software, a robust and reliable foundation on which to develop, deliver, and manage rich user experiences and applications. Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Standard provides a secure network infrastructure and reduces costs while increasing technological flexibility and value within your organization.

For SMB users, Thecus is showcasing its Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials NAS Series. Offered in 2, 4, and 5-bay form factors, these affordable, easy to use NAS are designed for small businesses that want to leverage cloud services in a NAS appliances. They enable cross-premise functionality, providing small businesses with robust on-premises solution for file and print, client backup and restore, secure remote access, and identity management services, combined with optional off-premise services supported by Microsoft.

With a full range of storage solutions that meet even the most rigorous demands of today's users, Thecus is a can't miss at Computex 2015. Visit Thecus at Booth J0830!

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