Thecus NAS solutions now compatible with Seagate 5TB HDD

5TB drives allow Thecus to achieve up to 80TB of raw capacity in one appliance.

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Published Tue, Apr 29 2014 6:33 PM CDT   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:15 PM CDT

Thecus, a manufacturer of network attached storage devices, announced that its entire line of NAS solutions are now compatible with Seagate Enterprise Capacity 3.5" 5TB HDD. These drives now give Thecus the ability to have 80TB of raw capacity in just one of its N16000PRO high availability NAS appliances. Based on current street prices from a variety of online stores, this puts the total solution well below the $200 per terabyte threshold.

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Thecus is better known in the prosumer market, but is clearly making an effort to gain the attention of smaller enterprise IT shops with these capacities. According to Florence Shih, Chairperson at Thecus Technology Corp, this is exactly why they have partnered with Seagate,"Seagate's reliability paired with Thecus's trusted technology is an undeniable edge for enterprises in need of large pools of data in energy-efficient, high-performance storage." The combination of high capacity and the ability to connect via 10GbE make the Thecus NAS appliances a viable candidate for outlying departmental needs at a minimum.

The complete list of compatibility for Thecus can be found at https://www.thecus.com/sp_comlist.php

Kalen has been working in the computer industry for the past 20 years in a variety of roles ranging from his early days as a hands on tech, to starting an internet cafe in the 90’s. For the past decade, he has been focused on the data storage market, helping large data centers more efficiently achieve greater scale. Having worked with the largest enterprises, vendors, and resellers in the world, Kalen contributes a unique perspective on all things related to large datacenters and distributed enterprises – hardware, software, and the human factor. His stories reflect his split personality of part businessman, part technologist. Away from the computer, you will find him in the kitchen or at the grill, cooking up something delicious for his family and friends. His dream come true will be when 3D printers can really be trusted as a kitchen appliance.

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