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Thecus launches new 4-Bay rackmount N4820U series for enterprise storage

10 May 2017

Thecus announces a new 4-bay 1U Rackmount N4820U NAS series for small and medium-sized businesses, as the company works to meet the current evolving workload and storage demands.

Founded in 2004, Thecus Technology is an organisation that aims to manufacture ad manage digital storage products.

The company has headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan, with offices in the United States, Netherlands and the Middle East.

“The new N4820U series provides a low acquisition cost for SMB users seeking reliable high performance from their NAS solution,” says Florence Shih, general manager, Thecus Technology.

Features of the N4820U include data backup and protection capabilities, aiming to enable thin provisioning, replication for disaster recovery and snapshot technology (Btrfs only).

Security features for the N4820U also include Data Guard for disaster recovery for real-time remote or local backup. The series also has backup to cloud services including DropBox, ElephantDrive, and Amazon S3.

The N4820U series is introduced as a bundle, along with Acronis True Image and Intel Security, which Thecus says offers uncompromised data security.

The series runs the ThecusOS 7.0 as it works to support a range of 3rd party solution apps as well as complete Scale Out functionality.

The Scale Out functions aims to offer an alternative option to the what Thecus describes as costly revamps of data centers by adding additional NAS devices to expand storage capacity.

The technical specifications of the N4820U series are:

  • 4GB of DDR3 RAM
  • 1U 4-Bay Rackmount Chassis
  • HDMI, DP amd Line Out output
  • Choice of single or redundant power supply
  • iSCSI thin-provisioning supported
  • Hot swappable hard drives
  • Intel Celeron N3450 Quad Core
  • 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB 2.0 port, 1 x HDMI port, 1 x DP port, 1 line out port

The Thecus 4-bay 1U rackmount NAS units are available now.

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