NAS setup and reboot takes just 20-30 mins. Interface has a Russian language option and a wizard the helps to navigate through all the administration settings without too much hassle. Operation system Windows Storage 2012 R2 Essentials “it has vastly more administration functions and much more features, than a Linux based NAS can offer; also, it allows smooth integration with Microsoft services, like Office 365 and Microsoft Azure.”
Thecus W4000+ is an enterprise-level NAS, however it can be used at home as well, “especially, taking into consideration that you receive a fully licensed operation system, which costs itself more money than this Thecus W4000+ NAS ; in addition, this storage device is compact and ergonomic.”
During all the tests the fan operation was very quiet, and at the same time the hard drives temperature didn’t exceed 38 degrees. The operation system software is located on the already installed 60G-SSD drive manufactured by Kingston, the OS itself occupies only 32 GB of the space, so the rest can be used for any personal tasks according to the NAS user`s decision.
“While being tested SSD showed the reading speed of 164 МB/s and writing speed of 72МB/c, which are quite impressive results for 60GB-SSD drive, and such speeds definitely allow for fast Windows operation.” WD Blue hard drives were used for testing the NAS, showing reading speeds of 323 MB/s and writing speeds of 309MB/s. The data transfer speeds reached 90MB/s, which was close to maximum speed of the gigabit network being used for the tests.
Artyom concludes by highlighting the W4000+’s very competitive price, at the moment of the review its average price on the market was RUB 35,600.00.
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Established in 2004, Thecus Technology Corp provides market leading network attached storage and network video recorder solutions, committed to revolutionize how everyone from home user to enterprise level business centrally stores, manages and accesses their digital data both onsite and cloud-based. Thecus strives to deliver continuous innovation through cutting edge technology and design to provide data storage with the most customer-friendly platform, rapid performance and robust security. In May 2016, Thecus was formally acquired by Ennoconn Corporation and thus became part of the Foxconn IPC Technology group. Partnered together this diverse group of companies work in tandem to provide a total IoT (Internet of Things) solution. Now with an unparalleled portfolio to work with, Thecus is collaborating to bring unprecedented change to the network storage industry.