Thecus N16000PRO Large Business NAS 3U Rackmount

16 Bay Thecus N16000PRO 3U Rackmount Large Business NAS Intel Xeon

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Product Overview Since Thecus® has entered the enterprise level NAS market with the N12000 and the N16000; they proved that the reliability and stability already found within its existing line of NAS could be tailor made to service heavy storage and heavy demand businesses. And to better serve the needs of the diverse enterprise users, the N12000V and N16000V followed which offered a choice between more value and more power. As the technology evolves quickly, Thecus® is now proud to announce its new large business solution, the N12000PRO and N16000PRO.

SPS10GbE aggregation for HA System Redundancy
Support of AES-NI encryption for improved performance and security
Real-time remote replication
Data security supported by the McAfee® antivirus
Unified Storage – Share data through file and block level with the same appliance
Acronis Backup Solution – System Disaster Recovery
Dynamic Volume Expansion through 10GbE
Massive Expansion with efficient Daisy-chaining

“Thecus is dedicated to serve enterprise level needs with the best technology available,” said Florence, CEO and General Manager of Thecus Technology. “Paired with powerful Intel processors and functions which provide advanced security features, our customers can rest assured that their data is being managed by professional hands.”

Better processors for better performance
The new PRO series of 12 and 16-bay NAS comes with the fastest Intel® technology ever seen at Thecus®. The N16000PRO and the N12000PRO are equipped with the Xeon® E3-1275 processor that runs at 3.4 GHz. The quad-core processors are matched by 8GB of DDR3 RAM on both devices to make sure that the biggest commands fly through without an itch. And to make sure the full power of the processors is used, a 10GbE network card can be added to the available PCI-e slot and link aggregation can be used to make sure your network doesn’t slow you down.

Store big with Volume Expansion and Daisy Chaining
Brought on by the ThecusOS™ 5.0, users can now dynamically stack their NAS units for more capacities in a single volume; simply designate your N16000PRO or N12000PRO as a stack master and implement a 10GbE switch to connect additional target devices. Scalability is the key notion when it boils down to volume expansion. In fact, an amazingeighttarget devices can be intertwined for a massive volume of multi TB capacity when utilizing 10GbE switch.

Daisy-chaining is the most innovative function to expand storage volume while keeping cost down. Up to four D16000 DAS can be added to your N16000PRO and N12000PRO for an additional 64 bays of storage. As a result, IT enterprises or consumers who utilize large amounts of storage can obtain massive expansion and save cost. Another perk about daisy-chaining is that transfer speeds are fast! Thanks to the SAS cables that are put-to-use to daisy-chain the DAS to the NAS. If paired with volume expansion, daisy-chain can help large businesses expand their storage capacity to up to2.5 PB!

10GBASE-T High Availability (HA)
The N12000PRO and N16000PRO both run on ThecusOSTM5.0 which supports one of the most important features within the storage industry, High Availability.In short, HA allows users to replicate the data on an active NAS to another standby NAS via 10GbE synchronization. The importance of HA is quickly noticeable, whether there is data corruption or if the active NAS has any HDD problems or downtime, the standby server keeps all vital data saved and is available at all time to take over the active NAS’ responsibilities.

Total backup solution
Also supported by the N16000PRO and the N12000PRO is the total backup solution, Data Guard. This backup solution is the ultimate feature as it providesboth local and remote backup under one roof. 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, take advantage of real-time remote replication to keep your data safe. More importantly, Thecus®Data Guard is the total backup solution which makes managing NAS user-friendly and convenient.

Additionally, to cover enterprises backup needs, Thecus® joined hands with Acronis and gives five free registered copies of their Backup Recovery 10 Server for Windows. Acronis offers a wide range of critical features which includes scheduling and hot backups with password protection, advanced compression functionality to help save space, incremental backups to save time and FTP/SFTP remote backup. Windows Server users now have a seamless, practical and secure system disaster recovery solution with the features offer by Acronis Backup Recovery 10 Server for Windows (OEM).

Antivirus solution
In a multiple users environment, it is easy to spread a virus or malware through the data stored on the NAS. 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® allow users the benefit of McAfee’s powerful software on their NAS entirely for free.

The N16000PRO and the N12000PRO from Thecus® are designed to meet the needs of large businesses with large amount of data and who expect professional performance out of their NAS. With unified storage, the users will have the ability to plug their NAS to an iSCSI network, and at the same time, use your Thecus® NAS as an IP Storage pool for both protocols. This way, the NAS can be compatible with any existing or future architecture. Now with faster processors, the N16000PRO and the N12000PRO will deliver quicker response time and handle multitasking with even better ease than before. The N16000PRO and the N12000PRO are a statement that Thecus® promises to always provide professional level NAS for all. Features Bays 16
Processor Intel Xeon E3-1275 3.4 GHz
System Memory 8 GB DDR3 SDRAM
LAN Interface (PCIe) RJ-45 x3: Intel 82574L 10/100/1000 BASE-TX Auto MDI/MDI-X
WOL supported
USB Interface 6 x USB 2.0 host port (2 x front, 4 x back) (type A)
2 x USB 3.0 host port (back)
OLED Displays system status and information (Multilingual)
SAS/SATA Controller, PCIe (8-lane) LSI 2008 HBA card supports 6G SAS/SATA (x8)
HDMI Output 1 x HDMI port (back)
Audio MIC input, line input, audio output
Disk Interface 16 x SATA for internal
2 x eSATA for external
Power Supply Redundant power supply 700 W or more (80plus)
PCIe Expansion Slots 3 x 8-lane, 1 x is used by SAS HBA
1 x 4-lane
1 x 1-lane used by CU30N (USB 3.0)
System Fan 4 x hot-swappable
Buttons Power button (front, shutdown controlled by user interface)
LCM button (ENT, ESC, UP, DOWN)
System reset button
Locator button
RS-232 1 x (for UPS)
RAID RAID Modes: RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60 and JBOD
Auto-Rebuild: Supported
Hot-Swap: Supported
Dedicated Hot-Spare: Supported
Global Hot-Spare: Supported
RAID Level Migration: Supported
RAID Level 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, Broadcast
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
- UNIX/Linux
- Mac OS X
FTP: Built-in FTP server with bandwidth control
Secure FTP: Built-in secure FTP server with bandwidth control
Download Manager:
- BT download (via Transmission 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 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
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
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 Twonkymedia 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 and 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
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
Mobile Applications (iOS/Android) Thecus Dashboard: Mobile monitoring and administration (via module)
T-OnTheGo (iOS): Upload, download and stream multimedia
Data Security Virus Scan: Supports McAfee (via module)
Capacity Expansion Stackable: Can extend for 5 additional iSCSI volumes from other Thecus NAS
Volume Expansion: Support dynamic volume expansion via 10G interface
JBOD Expansion: Support capacity expansion via Thecus D16000 JBOD device
Other Specifications Dual DOM: Supported
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' module server automatically provides the latest modules and updates through the user interface
Local Display: X-Window via HDMI output
Environmental Temperature: 41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)
Humidity: 0 ~ 80% R.H. non-condensing
Chassis 3U rack mount
Dimensions (HxWxD) 5.24 x 17.32 x 26.06" (133 x 440 x 662 mm)
Weight Not specified by the manufacturer
Packaging Info
Package Weight 66.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 33.0 x 23.0 x 12.0"
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