09/24/2012-The Thecus® N5550 continues its worldwide test spree and this time it's from SmallNetBuilder in the USA to get a chance to tell us their opinion about this 5-bay NAS. The system is equipped with a powerful Intel® Atom™ processor, 2GB of RAM and heaps of modules and features that makes the NAS a truly unique 5 bay system out there.
Multiple volume support
USB 3.0 port
HDMI & VGA ports
Audio I/O ports
Balance between cost and size
Often times, users are caught between the battle of a 4-bay and 6-bay NAS, as they are the common size that companies offer. 4-bay NAS offer limited space and 6-bay cost is over budget for some, the simple solution is the N5550 as it offers more space and its price isn't too much different compared to the smaller N4800 4-bay NAS.
As the N5550 is the largest Vision Series NAS, it comes as no surprise that performance is one aspect that is emphasized. When NASPT was used to get clear and accurate benchmarks, SmallNetBuilder wasn't disappointed. Reaching 119 MB/s in RAID 5 file copy to NAS and an impressive 126.4 MB/S in RAID 0, the N5550 clearly illustrates that its performances are topnotch.
Overall, the versatile N5550 offers advanced hardware and innovative modules which fosters easy user experience at a value price. As SmallNetBuilder says, “The Thecus N5550 is one of the most economical five-bay dual-core Atom-based NASes out there.” If your business opts for a NAS server that is reliable, powerful and full of innovative features, the Thecus® N5550 is the NAS for you.
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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.