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Thecus launches two new Windows Storage Server Rackmount NAS

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High Velocity Enterprise Storage for Mission-critical Storage needs

12/30/2016 - Thecus Technology Corp this week announced their new series of Enterprise-level Windows based NAS, the W12910SAS and W16910SAS. These 12-bay and 16-bay rackmount NAS with server-grade hardware design, in conjunction with the Windows operating system platform offer large-scale IT divisions and growing data-heavy medium business with a highly scalable, efficient, rapid storage solution for data heavy businesses.

"Thecus' latest Windows enterprise-class rackmounts, the W12910SAS and W16910SAS, provide big business ultra-fast performance, high-scalability and reliability. The Windows OS architecture is world renowned for aiding business success in big business" said Florence Shih, General Manager of Thecus Technology Corp.

The rackmounts are powered by Intel Xeon E3-1245 v5 Skylake architecture 3.5GHz processor with 16GB of DDR4 ECC RAM (upgradable to 64 GB). These NASs offer the same user experience as other Thecus NAS that use the Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Standard OS, providing businesses with an easy learning curve and quick deployment of the system.


The W12910SAS and W16910SAS are equipped with the Intel¢ç Xeon E3-1245 v5 Skylake architecture 3.5GHz processor. This processor is a quad-core with Hyper Threading. The E3-1245v5 has a 3.5GHz base frequency with 3.9GHz turbo frequency, capable of fast and persistent throughput speeds to handle commercial mission-critical applications.


These NAS are equipped with 16GB (expandable to 64GB) DDR4 ECC RAM. DDR4 memory delivers a 14%+ performance improvement over DDR3 memory with migration to higher speed, more robust control features while improving energy economy with reduction in memory power demand.


These new models are 10GbE ready, support for the latest high-capacity 10TB HDD and SSD models from all leading manufacturers. The deployment of Daisy Chaining technology which offers connections of up to four additional D16000s, allowing users to reach storage capacities of up to 800TB.

With innovative architecture that supports internal hard drives with SATA 6G and SAS 12G interfaces which feature top-of-the-line transfers speeds of up to an amazing 12 Gbit/s, giving versatile storage choices for enterprises.

Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Standard

Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Standard comes pre-installed on a 60-GB-SSD for fast boot and response times. This operating system provides a robust and reliable foundation on which to develop, deliver, and manage rich user experiences and applications. 

Besides easy integration within a Microsoft infrastructure and finer optimization for Windows transfer protocols, Microsoft updates its product to maintain the security level of its appliances. When support is needed, the whole Windows ecosystem and community are available for help.

Efficiency with Data Deduplication

Data Deduplication controls data growth by removing duplicate data, allowing the server to efficiently store, transfer and backup less data.

Zero downtime with Failover Clustering

Failover clusters provide high availability and scalability to many server workloads. These include server applications such as Microsoft Exchange Server, Hyper-V, Microsoft SQL Server, and file servers. The server applications can run on physical servers or virtual machines.

Industry 4.0 Manufacturing Process 

With Ennoconn's acquisition of Thecus in May 2016, Thecus now leverages Foxconn's World Class Production facilities. Foxconn is the most trusted name in contract manufacturing services (including CEM, EMS, ODM and CMMS) in the world. By taking advantage of their facilities and production lines that operate with fully smart manufacturing technology (Industry 4.0).The implementation of the connected Industry and Industry 4.0, Thecus¡¯ NAS devices now deliver the highest quality standards with complete control of manufacturing process, from initial product development stage to the final product. 

The W12910SAS and W16910SAS offer robust, rapid and reliable Enterprise storage solutions which further deliver on Thecus' ethos of 'empowering professionals'.

Availability: Units will be available in January 2017

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About Thecus

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.