Thecus® Expands High Performance Business NAS Line Up With N8900PRO

Thecus today launched a full-featured 2U Rackmount NAS server with Intel Xeon CPU, empowering businesses with a powerful file management server optimized for virtualization

Thecus Technology Corp. today announced the expansion of its rackmount NAS line up with the addition of the N8900PRO. Embedded with the Intel Xeon E3-1275 Quad Core 3.4GHz processor, 8 GB DDR3 SDRAM (offered up to 32 GB), and an AES-NI hardware encryption engine, the N8900PRO offers business users with a powerful, full-featured solution for file management, data back-up and protection, along with a comprehensive set of business applications to ensure a highly efficient working environment. 

“For businesses in need of a powerful, all-purpose NAS server, the N8900PRO provides a robust hardware platform to handle the rigorous day-to-day operations in the workplace,” said Florence Shih, CEO of Thecus Technology Corp. “With the 8-bay, N8900PRO, users are able to deploy a high capacity, cost effective storage solution with ensured data protection and security.”

With native support for both SAS and SATA drives, The N8900PRO offers great flexibility. Users can experience the superior HDD performance of 6G SAS while SATA provides cost effective, high capacity storage. The N8900PRO also comes 10GbE ready and with 7 modes of link aggregation, users are equipped with several features to increase performance.

The N8900PRO offers a robust set of business solutions to provide best-in-class value including VMware®, Microsoft® and Citrix® virtualization solutions. In order to prevent downtime and assure that your data is always available, the N8900PRO features High Availability. With two Thecus NAS communicating via Heartbeat software, businesses can remain online at all times.

Built to grow with your business, the N8900PRO provides great scalability through Daisy Chaining technology and iCSCI Thin Provisioning, allowing users to reach storage capacities of up to 576 TB. Support for multiple file systems including ext3, ext4, Btrfs  and XFS, gives Thecus NAS flexibility to handle many different types of environments, allowing users to simultaneously use different file systems across multiple RAID volumes.

With over 700 apps available to customize your Thecus NAS experience, the N8900PRO can act as a multifunctional, full-featured server. The N8900PRO also provides value added features including bundled Intel Security and Acronis True Image.

Key Specifications

·         Intel Xeon E3-1275 Quad Core 3.4GHz processor

·         8 GB DDR3 SDRAM (Expandable to 32 GB)

·         AES-NI hardware encryption engine

·         Dual DOM

·         Redundant power supply

·         6 x USB 2.0 ports, USB 2 x 3.0 ports

·         1 x HDMI port

·         SATA III and SAS 6G compatibility

·         Hot swappable hard drives

·         RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60 and JBOD


The N8900PRO will begin shipping globally at the beginning of September, 2015.