10/12/2011– IT PRO is one of the leading experts on NAS and storage appliances. Its editor Dave Mitchell is putting the N5200XXX perfectly in the context of the market, he came to the conclusion that it is a very strong product worth 5/6 stars and an excellent value worth IT PRO's “Value Award”.
The N5200XXX has it all: “...The N5200XXX delivers plenty of NAS and IP SAN storage features along with some serious performance improvements over its predecessor.”
The Intel® Atom™ D525 provides great performance: “The N5200XXX delivered respectable results in our performance tests…The FileZilla FTP client reported averages of 99MB/s and 92MB/s for downloads and uploads. IP SAN performance is also good with the Iometer utility reporting a top raw read speed over Gigabit of 109MB/s for a 75GB target..”
The Thecus module system allows for great flexibility: “The appliance's capabilities can be upgraded with a good range of freely available software modules.”
The N5200XXX is an excellent NAS and a better value: “Performance is on a par with most Atom based desktop appliances and its extensive NAS and IP SAN features makes it a good network storage choice for small businesses on a tight budget.”
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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.