Linux NAS | SMB - Rackmount

N4910U PRO-S/R Elite class Rackmount storage for SME
  • Intel® Skylake Xeon E3-1225 v5 3.30 GHz Quad Core
  • 8GB DDR4 RAM
  • HDMI and VGA output
 

Features

  • Antivirus
    Thecus’ innovative hardware helps prevent failures. But sometimes you have to protect the NAS against itself. Adding an antivirus to the already comprehensive software bundle will provide the necessary software protection by scanning the files on your NAS and defending it against possible threats. McAfee is the world’s largest dedicated security technology company and shares Thecus’ spirit of dedication and quality. By establishing a strong partnership with them, Thecus will allow users the benefit of McAfee’s powerful software on their NAS entirely for free.
  • Cloud Backup
    The private and public clouds meet with Thecus’ new DropBox, Amazon S3 and ElephantDrive cloud backup functionality! Guard your data with RAID at home and an additional level of protection in the Cloud. Just drag and drop files into the folder on your NAS and access them on any computer or mobile device with DropBox, Amazon S3 or ElephantDrive.
  • HDMI Output
    Make your NAS into the ultimate multimedia hub! The N4510U PRO HDMI output allows you to connect your NAS directly to your TV for device management.
     
  • Acronis True Image
    Thecus brings the best to the table with Acronis’s advanced backup software. Back up all your data with One-click Protection or pick and choose only your most important files. Acronis sports a slick interface, user-friendly design, and comprehensive features to keep your data safe.
  • Multiple RAID
    When it comes to data management, Thecus NAS truly let you have it your way. Create multiple RAID volumes each supporting different RAID modes including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10 and JBOD for your own balance of performance and data protection. Should a hard drive malfunction occur, changing one is simple thanks to online RAID migration and expansion, hot spare, and auto rebuild.
  • Multiple File Systems
    Support for multiple file systems including , EXT4, Btrfs and XFS, gives Thecus NAS flexibility to handle many different types of environments. Users can simultaneously use different file systems across multiple RAID volumes to get the best of each one.
     
  • iSCSI Thin-Provisioning
    Get the most out of your storage space with the extreme speed of iSCSI and the efficiency of iSCSI thin provisioning. Connect through iSCSI for the fastest data transfer speeds available and make wasted disk space a thing of the past with thin provisioning's flexible storage functionality.
  • iOS/Android Connectivity
    In the modern world, nothing is as important as reaching your data from anywhere. With T-OnTheGo and the T-Dashboard, you can manage your NAS, and upload to and download/stream from your NAS using an iOS or Android device on the go.
  • User Quota
    Divide the massive storage of a Thecus NAS among multiple users. Whether there are two users or 100, user quotas make it easy to divvy up and manage disk space.
     

Overview


03/02/2017 - Thecus Technology Corp. today announced their latest 4-bay N4910U PRO NAS series to the market. These versatile and compact 1U Rackmount units have been designed to deliver growing small and medium-sized businesses uncompromising resilience and high multi-thread performance in their storage.

“Today, small and large businesses alike require more robust and highly dependable storage that can support high workloads and heavy user-access. The new N4910U PRO series delivers powerful performance and stalwart reliability while retaining a highly competitive value proposition.” says Florence Shih, General Manager at Thecus Technology Corp.

The N4910U PRO series are powered by the Intel® Skylake Xeon 3.3GHz Quad Core Server CPU, 8GB of resilient DDR4 ECC RAM, upgradable to 64GB and are compatible with the latest high capacity SATA drives and SSDs on the market. They especially cater for heavy multi-threading applications.

Both models are capable of storing up to 40 TB of networked storage spaceand can be upgraded with Dual-Port-10GbE network cards such as the Thecus C10GI540T2, enabling lightening fast transfer rates.

The N4910U PRO series include two versions of this model. The N4910U PRO-S has a single standard built in power supply unit, alternatively the N4910U PRO-R offers a redundant power supply.

The N4910U PRO series offers complete data backup and protection capabilities: Thin provisioning, replication for disaster recovery, snapshot technology (Btrfs only), Data Guard for disaster recovery (for real-time remote or local backup) as well as backup to cloud services including DropBox, ElephantDrive, and Amazon S3.  It comes bundled with both Acronis True Image and Intel Security for uncompromising data security.

Running the latest ThecusOS 7.0, the N4910U PRO series offers a large suite of capabilities and supports a vast amount of 3rd party solution apps as well as complete Scale Out functionality. With Scale Out, businesses can avoid costly revamps of their data centers by flexibly adding additional NAS devices to expand storage capacity.

The N4910U PRO Series offers robust, rapid and reliable SMB/Enterprise storage solutions which further deliver on Thecus' ethos of ‘empowering professionals'.

 

Specs

1. Hardware Platform
Item Spec
Processor Intel® Skylake Xeon E3-1225 v5 3.30 GHz Quad Core
System Memory 8GB DDR4
Memory Module Pre-installed: 8GB x 1
Total Memory Slots: 4
Memory expandable up to 64GB Memory Compatibility List
LAN Interface RJ-45x2: 10/100/1000 BASE-TX Auto MDI/MDI-X
WOL supported (eth0)
USB Interface USB 3.0 host port (Back x4)
USB 2.0 host port (Front x1)
LED Indicator Power LED: Blue
Busy LED: Orange
LAN LED: Green
Error LED: Red
LCM Displays system status and information
VGA/DVI/HDMI Output Supported
Audio(5+1), SPDIF Supported
K/B and Mouse (PS2) Supported
Available PCI-e slots 16-lane (x1) or 8-lane (x2)
4-lane (x1)
1-lane (x1)
Disk Interface 4 x SATA for internal, support SATA II / SATA III hard disk
HDD staggered Supported
Power Supply 250W power supply (Single)
300W power supply (Redntdant)
Thermal/Fan control Thermal sensor on processor temperature
System FAN speed controlled by temperature
System Clock Battery-backed up system clock
Power Management Auto power on after shutdown due to power loss
Buttons Power, Reset, Mute, LCM Buttons
Buzzer Adjustable frequency alarm
Environment Temperature: 0°C to 40°C (Operation) -40°C to 70°C (Non-operation)
Humidity: 0 ~ 80 % R.H. (Non-condensing)
Chassis 1U 4bays Rack Mount
Dimensions (HxWxD) N4910U PRO-S:
44 x 432.5 x 492 (mm)/ 1.73 x 17.03 x 19.37 (in)
N4910U PRO-R:
44 x 432.5 x 552 (mm)/ 1.73 x 17.03 x 21.73 (in)
Certificates CE/FCC/C-Tick/VCCI/BSMI
RoHS
WEEE
Reliability test Drop test
Vibration test
Thermal test
Power Consumption Test

2. Software Functions
RAID
RAID Modes RAID 0, 1,5,6,10 and JBOD
Auto-rebuild Supported
Hot-swap Supported
Hot Spare Supported
Online RAID Expansion Supported
RAID Volume Encryption AES256bit
Disk
Power Management Available spin-down on idle setting
Bad Block Scanning Supported
SMART Info Supported
SMART Test Supported
Disk Roaming Supports volume-based roaming to other Thecus NAS (Require ThecusOS 7 64 bit)
Disk Wipe and Clone Supported
Disk Security Supported
Network
Configuration Fixed IP address, dynamic IP address
Link Aggregation Load balance, Failover, 802.3ad, Balance-XOR, Balance-TLB, Balance-ALB, Broadcast
Transport Protocols TCP/IP/AppleTalk
File Protocols SMB/CIFS, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, NFS v4, AFP
TCP/IP IPV6 & IPV4
DDNS Supported
SSH Supported
UPnP Supported
UPnP Port forwarding Supported
Bonjour Supported
VPN Server Supported
vLan Supported
System status
System Monitor Monitoring CPU, memory, Temperature, fan, network utilization and protocols access user count
Syslog Management 1. Send syslog to assigned location
2. Act as syslog server to receive log info from other systems
Data Access
Client OS Support Windows XP and after
Windows Server 2003 and after
UNIX/Linux
Mac OS X
FTP Built-in FTP server with bandwidth control
Secure FTP Built-in secure FTP server with bandwidth control
TFTP Users can download and upload files with TFTP programs
Download Manager BT download (via Transmission module)
NZB download (via NZB module)
WebDAV/WebDAV SSL Supported
Printer Server (IPP) 1. Supports USB printers
2. Supports a wide range of IPP printers
3. Client can manage print tasks  (list/delete) via web user interface
Data Backup
Client Incremental Data Backup Acronis True Image (OEM version)
Client System Disaster Recovery Acronis True Image (OEM version)
Local folder/iSCSI Backup Supported
Remote folder/iSCSI Backup Supported
Mac Time Machine Supported
Snapshot Supported (Btrfs)
System Failover Supported
Block Level Access
iSCSI Target/Initiator Supports Microsoft/Mac OS X/Linux initiators and Thecus NAS targets
iSCSI Thin Provisioning Supported
MPIO Supported
MCS Supported
Clustering Supported
SCSI3 Persistent Group Reservation Supported
Power Management
Scheduled Power On/Off Supported
Volume Management
Multiple RAID Supported
Multiple File System Selectable EXT4/XFS/Btrfs
Multimedia Support
iTunes Server Supports AAC, MP3 w/ID3 tag and WAV
Media Server Supports uPnP AV streaming protocol (via Module)
User Authentication
Local User Supports built-in user accounts
Local Group Supports built-in user groups
Windows ADS Supported
LDAP Supported
User Profile
Photo Center Supported
File Center Supported
APP Center Supported
Cloud Backup
DropBox Supported (via module)
ElephantDriver Supported (via module)
Amazon S3 Supported
File System
Type Journaling File System
Language Support Unicode Support
Authorization (ACL) “Read”, “write”, or “deny” privileges to individual users or groups in folders and sub-folders
User Quota Supported (exclude Btrfs)
Folder Quota Supported (Btrfs only)
Administration
User Interface Web-based user interface supports English, Traditional Chinese, Simplied Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian.
Utility Program MS Windows Setup Wizard
Supports Windows XP and after
Mac OS X Setup Wizard
Email Notifications Sends system messages via email to the system administrator
DDNS Supported
SNMP Trap System information trap out
P2P Connection Mail or FB account to register
Mobile Applications (iOS/Android)
T-OnTheGo (IOS/Android) Upload, download and stream multimedia
Orbweb.me File Explore, Webcam monitoring via P2P connection
Data Security
Virus Scan Support McAfee via module install
Capacity Expansion
Stackable Can extend for 5 additional iSCSI volumes from other Thecus NAS
Others
Recycle Bin Supported
Local Display X-Window via HDMI output