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SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
4GB RAM
Intel® Celeron™ N3160 Quad-Core
2yr Warranty
Description
Thecus W2810PRO
Affordable Easy-to-Use Cloud Ready Storage

- Top Storage for 1-50 Employee Business
- Office 365 & Microsoft Azure: Cloud Service Integration
- Active Directory Domain Services: Scalable, Secure User Management
- Data Deduplication: Performance Optimization
- Enhanced Boot Drive: Embedded SSD
- Windows License Included
- Intel® Celeron™ N3160 Quad-Core Processor
- 4GB DDR3 RAM

Enhanced Boot Drive: Embedded SSD
To ensure the best performance possible, each WSS 2012 R2 Essentials copy is pre-installed on an embedded solid state drive. These boot drives are independent from the drive bays and allow for seamless setup and integration.

Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials
Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials is the latest version of Windows Storage Server that is designed for small businesses that want to leverage cloud services in a NAS appliance. It enables cross-premise functionality, providing small businesses with robust on-premises solution for file and print, client backup and restore, secure remote access, and identity management services, combined with optional off-premise services supported by Microsoft.

Built-in HDMI Output
Turn your NAS into the ultimate multimedia hub! An inbuilt HDMI output allows you to connect your NAS directly to your TV for media streaming and easy device management.

USB 3.0 Connectivity
The next generation of connectivity is here with speeds 10x faster than USB 2.0. Whether connecting digital cameras and smart phones, backing up large external hard drives, or extending the capacity of your NAS, USB 3.0 will make sure it's done in no time at up to 5 Gbit/s. Backwards compatibility adds the connectivity of a world full of USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 devices to get the best combination of speed and universal access.

P2P Connectivity
Pre-installed with the Ultimate Package from Orbweb, users will be able to easily transform their Windows NAS into their own personal cloud without network configuration. Enjoy an always accessible cloud experience, while keeping your data in your hands.


Windows Storage Server Comparison Chart         Workgroup Standard Essentials Ability to join a domain Yes Yes Yes Data Deduplication No Yes Yes BranchCache- Hosted Cache NO Yes Yes Virtualization No Hyper-V Yes (2 VMs) No Hyper-V Failover Clustering No Yes No Networking infrastructure 
(including DNS, DHCP, and WINS) Yes Yes Yes Windows Server Essentials Experience No No Yes Active Directory
(Domain Controller, Certificate Services,
Federation Services, Rights Management) No No Yes
Hardware Platform   Processor Intel® Celeron™ N3160 Quad-Core System Memory 4GB DDR3 Memory expandable up to 4GB Embedded Boot Drive 60GB SSD Drive Bays 2 Form Factors Supported 2.5" / 3.5" LAN Interface RJ-45x2: 10/100/1000 BASE-TX Auto MDI/MDI-X
WOL supported USB Interface USB 3.0 host port x3 (front x1, back x2) LED Indicator Power LED: White
WAN/LAN1 LED: White
LAN LED: White HDMI Output HDMI port (back x1) DP Output DP port (back x1) SPDIF SPDIF port (back x1) Disk Interface 2 x SATA for internal Power Supply 48W External Power Adaptor System Clock Battery-backed up system clock Power Management Auto power on after shutdown due to power loss Buzzer Adjustable frequency alarm Buttons Power button Environment Temperature: 0°C to 40°C (Operation), 
-40°C to 70°C (Non-operation)
Humidity: 0 ~ 80 % R.H. (Non-condensing) Chassis 2bays Tower Chassis Dimensions (HxWxD) 146 x 102 x 213 (mm)/5.17 x 4.02 x 8.39 (in) Weight (Kgs) 1.76 Software Functions Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials File System Native NTFS support, FAT32, EFS, ReFS Disk Management Data Deduplication
Storage Spaces: 
- Create pools of storage using industry standard hard disk drives
- Enables data redundancy with mirroring or parity 
NTFS Online Scan and Repair (CHKDSK) Intelligently repairs unexpected corrupted data Network Support Protocols : IPV6 / Multiple NICs / DNS / DHCP & WINS 
Support for multiple subnets / Multiple IP addresses File and Block Storage Protocol Support File : SMB (1.0, 2.0, 2.1, 3.0, 3.01), NFS (v2, v3, v4.1) 
Block : iSCSI Target Server, iSCSI, SATA, and USB Directory Services / User Management Seamless Active Directory integration with any existing Active Directory Domain 
Authentication and authorization 
Domain Controller, Certificate Services, Federation Services, Rights Management Windows Client Integration via Launch Pad Agent deployed on client, one click connection to NAS appliance Performance NIC Teaming: Aggregates bandwidth of multiple NICs 
SMB Multi-channel: Multiple transport sessions in a single NIC Secure Remote Access Secure Remote Desktop Services with Encryption and Authentication 
Remote file access via FTP/FTPS 
Remote Web Access via HTTPS Licensing Client support for up to 50 users or devices 
No Windows Server Client Access Licenses ( CALs) required 
Single processor socket / Up to 4 GB of memory 
P2P connectivity via Orbweb (Ultimate edition) Printer Server Support / FAX and Scan Local printer connection: Full Windows print services support 
Distributed Scan Server: Print Server and Document Services Health Reporting / Notifications Integrated health monitoring and reporting 
- Send health report to chosen email address on a customizable schedule Media Pack for Streaming Stream music, videos, and pictures with the included Windows Server Essentials Media Pack Global Language Pack 36 Interfaces Available
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Specifications

General

Stock code IBT-W2810P
Brand Thecus
Series Windows Storage Server PLUS
Model W2810PRO
Type Desktop 2-Bay; SAS/SATA HD, JBOD/RAID 0/1
ROHS Y
Date added 21/04/2016

W2810PRO Spec Information

Form factor / drive height 146 x 102 x 213mm
Platter size 3.5"
Platter (alternate) 2.5"
Cache 4GB
Guarantee 2yr
Processor Intel® Celeron™ N3160 Quad-Core
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net) 1701
Total Drives 2
Total Drives (alternate) 2
RAID 0:1:JBOD:
RAID Levels RAID 0,1, JBOD

W2810PRO Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
LANLANExternal2
GraphicsHDMIExternal1
SATASATA 7-pin Discrete with PowerInternal2
USB3USB3 type A (host)External3

Software

W2810PRO Speed

Speed/RPM SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)

Physical

Colour Black
Weight (kg) 6kg
Weight (bare) 4kg
External Length (mm) 300cm
External Width (mm) 350cm
External Height (mm) 200cm
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Thecus Windows Storage Server PLUS W2810PRO Desktop 2-Bay; SAS/SATA HD, JBOD/RAID 0/1
Thecus Windows Storage Server PLUS W2810PRO Desktop 2-Bay; SAS/SATA HD, JBOD/RAID 0/1
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Thecus
Windows Storage Server PLUS
W2810PRO
Desktop 2-Bay; SAS/SATA HD, JBOD/RAID 0/1



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Thecus Windows Storage Server PLUS W2810PRO Desktop 2-Bay; SAS/SATA HD, JBOD/RAID 0/1


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Thecus W2810PRO Key features


SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
4GB RAM
Intel® Celeron™ N3160 Quad-Core
2yr Warranty


Thecus W2810PRO
Affordable Easy-to-Use Cloud Ready Storage

- Top Storage for 1-50 Employee Business
- Office 365 & Microsoft Azure: Cloud Service Integration
- Active Directory Domain Services: Scalable, Secure User Management
- Data Deduplication: Performance Optimization
- Enhanced Boot Drive: Embedded SSD
- Windows License Included
- Intel® Celeron™ N3160 Quad-Core Processor
- 4GB DDR3 RAM

Enhanced Boot Drive: Embedded SSD
To ensure the best performance possible, each WSS 2012 R2 Essentials copy is pre-installed on an embedded solid state drive. These boot drives are independent from the drive bays and allow for seamless setup and integration.

Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials
Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials is the latest version of Windows Storage Server that is designed for small businesses that want to leverage cloud services in a NAS appliance. It enables cross-premise functionality, providing small businesses with robust on-premises solution for file and print, client backup and restore, secure remote access, and identity management services, combined with optional off-premise services supported by Microsoft.

Built-in HDMI Output
Turn your NAS into the ultimate multimedia hub! An inbuilt HDMI output allows you to connect your NAS directly to your TV for media streaming and easy device management.

USB 3.0 Connectivity

The next generation of connectivity is here with speeds 10x faster than USB 2.0. Whether connecting digital cameras and smart phones, backing up large external hard drives, or extending the capacity of your NAS, USB 3.0 will make sure it's done in no time at up to 5 Gbit/s. Backwards compatibility adds the connectivity of a world full of USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 devices to get the best combination of speed and universal access.

P2P Connectivity
Pre-installed with the Ultimate Package from Orbweb, users will be able to easily transform their Windows NAS into their own personal cloud without network configuration. Enjoy an always accessible cloud experience, while keeping your data in your hands.


Windows Storage Server Comparison Chart      
  Workgroup Standard Essentials
Ability to join a domain Yes Yes Yes
Data Deduplication No Yes Yes
BranchCache- Hosted Cache NO Yes Yes
Virtualization No Hyper-V Yes (2 VMs) No Hyper-V
Failover Clustering No Yes No
Networking infrastructure 
(including DNS, DHCP, and WINS)
Yes Yes Yes
Windows Server Essentials Experience No No Yes
Active Directory
(Domain Controller, Certificate Services,
Federation Services, Rights Management)
No No Yes

Hardware Platform  
Processor Intel® Celeron™ N3160 Quad-Core
System Memory 4GB DDR3
Memory expandable up to 4GB
Embedded Boot Drive 60GB SSD
Drive Bays 2
Form Factors Supported 2.5" / 3.5"
LAN Interface RJ-45x2: 10/100/1000 BASE-TX Auto MDI/MDI-X
WOL supported
USB Interface USB 3.0 host port x3 (front x1, back x2)
LED Indicator Power LED: White
WAN/LAN1 LED: White
LAN LED: White
HDMI Output HDMI port (back x1)
DP Output DP port (back x1)
SPDIF SPDIF port (back x1)
Disk Interface 2 x SATA for internal
Power Supply 48W External Power Adaptor
System Clock Battery-backed up system clock
Power Management Auto power on after shutdown due to power loss
Buzzer Adjustable frequency alarm
Buttons Power button
Environment Temperature: 0°C to 40°C (Operation), 
-40°C to 70°C (Non-operation)
Humidity: 0 ~ 80 % R.H. (Non-condensing)
Chassis 2bays Tower Chassis
Dimensions (HxWxD) 146 x 102 x 213 (mm)/5.17 x 4.02 x 8.39 (in)
Weight (Kgs) 1.76
Software Functions Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials
File System Native NTFS support, FAT32, EFS, ReFS
Disk Management Data Deduplication
Storage Spaces: 
- Create pools of storage using industry standard hard disk drives
- Enables data redundancy with mirroring or parity 
NTFS Online Scan and Repair (CHKDSK) Intelligently repairs unexpected corrupted data
Network Support Protocols : IPV6 / Multiple NICs / DNS / DHCP & WINS 
Support for multiple subnets / Multiple IP addresses
File and Block Storage Protocol Support File : SMB (1.0, 2.0, 2.1, 3.0, 3.01), NFS (v2, v3, v4.1) 
Block : iSCSI Target Server, iSCSI, SATA, and USB
Directory Services / User Management Seamless Active Directory integration with any existing Active Directory Domain 
Authentication and authorization 
Domain Controller, Certificate Services, Federation Services, Rights Management
Windows Client Integration via Launch Pad Agent deployed on client, one click connection to NAS appliance
Performance NIC Teaming: Aggregates bandwidth of multiple NICs 
SMB Multi-channel: Multiple transport sessions in a single NIC
Secure Remote Access Secure Remote Desktop Services with Encryption and Authentication 
Remote file access via FTP/FTPS 
Remote Web Access via HTTPS
Licensing Client support for up to 50 users or devices 
No Windows Server Client Access Licenses ( CALs) required 
Single processor socket / Up to 4 GB of memory 
P2P connectivity via Orbweb (Ultimate edition)
Printer Server Support / FAX and Scan Local printer connection: Full Windows print services support 
Distributed Scan Server: Print Server and Document Services
Health Reporting / Notifications Integrated health monitoring and reporting 
- Send health report to chosen email address on a customizable schedule
Media Pack for Streaming Stream music, videos, and pictures with the included Windows Server Essentials Media Pack
Global Language Pack 36 Interfaces Available
Spanstor Build And Test
If you buy this Thecus Windows Storage Server PLUS and hard drives we do free build and test for the unit and hard drives. So you can use this device straight out of the box. All free of charge in W2810PRO price.
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Specifications

General

Stock code IBT-W2810P
Brand Thecus
Series Windows Storage Server PLUS
Model W2810PRO
Type Desktop 2-Bay; SAS/SATA HD, JBOD/RAID 0/1
ROHS Y
Date added 21/04/2016

W2810PRO Spec Information

Form factor / drive height 146 x 102 x 213mm
Platter size 3.5"
Platter (alternate) 2.5"
Cache 4GB
Guarantee 2yr
Processor Intel® Celeron™ N3160 Quad-Core
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net) 1701
Total Drives 2
Total Drives (alternate) 2
RAID 0:1:JBOD:
RAID Levels RAID 0,1, JBOD

W2810PRO Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
LANLANExternal2
GraphicsHDMIExternal1
SATASATA 7-pin Discrete with PowerInternal2
USB3USB3 type A (host)External3

Software

W2810PRO Speed

Speed/RPM SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)

Physical

Colour Black
Weight (kg) 6kg
Weight (bare) 4kg
External Length (mm) 300cm
External Width (mm) 350cm
External Height (mm) 200cm
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16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
Is there a difference between network drive, backup drive, network hard drive and nas drive?

There is no physical difference between a network drive, backup drive, network hard drive and NAS drive, the MAIN difference is about the use of the equipment. So:

A Network Drive is a area on storage that is useable to anyone on the network and will be visible to the device you are using if you have the correct login/password.

A Backup Drive is a storage device is a area of NAS or DAS storage that is used JUST for backups and only for writing, not reading - it backs up one or multiple devices on a regular basis.


A Network Hard Drive is the same as a network drive, but instead of a portion of online storage that is network/internet accessible, it is an entire disk drive. Much larger and often includes a RAID drive acting as a fall-back.

A NAS Drive can do all of the above. It can be set up to be a backup drive for all your devices, it can make either a portion or ALL of the storage available over the internet or network, it can do all of these at the same time and can give you much, much more access options thanks to NAS software from the likes of QNAP, Synology, WD, Asustor, Buffalo and Drobo.


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a server at home?

A server at home is a network attached storage device (NAS) that is like a computer, but with the emphasis on storage space. They can be purchased for as little as £100 and mean all your data can be accessed, used and backed up to and from overt the internet or your home network (WiFi etc). Bigger and more expensive home servers can do more, such as virtual computers, surveillance recording and multimedia access.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is meant by diskless NAS?

A Diskless NAS means that it a network storage device that is sold without any Hard Drives inside. Many NAS Brands like WD and Buffalo will only sell their NAS server devices with Drives already installed - this can often increase the price significantly, as well as limit the Hard Drives you want to install. A diskless NAS is a device that you can choose which drives, how many and the capacity you want and install them yourself, for a more bespoke NAS storage device. Installing the Hard Drives is very easy and you can often save a lot of time and improve your long term storage by choosing a diskless NAS and selecting the drives yourself.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a NAS external hard drive?

A NAS external Hard Drive is an external storage device that, unlike USB 3.0 and eSATA external Hard Drives, is accessed used the internet or your home network. So that means you can access the contents (DATA) of the NAS on your iPhone, iPad, Smart TV, PS4, XBOX One, Sonos Sound System, Bose system, Laptop, Smartphone and pretty much any DLNA enabled device without having to connect to it with a cable. Meaning you do not need to carry duplicates of all your data on all your devices, but can have one central NAS storage devices that all the other devices can access.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
How do I connect to my NAS remotely?

You can connect to your NAS server remotely with the mobile applications that are free with your NAS Brand manufacturer for iOS and Android. Alternatively you can use a number of desktop applications from the big brands QNAP and Synology NAS to access your device remotely. Lastly you can create a network and internet accessible drive with iSCSI and then setup software (Virtual Machine, backup, Surveillance and more) on your Mac or Windows machine to read and write to the NAS remotely.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a NAS drive used for?

A NAS drive can be used for the following:

Apple Time Machine Backups
Synchronized Backups of Windows and Android devices
A Plex Media Server
DLNA Media Server
Download Server
Printer Server
Virtual Machine Deployment
Email Server
CRM and/or CMS System
A CCTV IP Camera Enabled Surveillance station for your home or office
File Server
and more...


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What are the different types of RAID?

The most popular and recommended RAID levels for a 2-Bay NAS and 4-Bay NAS from Synology and QNAP are:

RAID 0 - Meaning all drive storage is pooled together into 1 big drive - MOST UNSAFE
RAID 1 - Drives are duplicated so you lose half the available storage, but have a complete, up to the second copy of your data
RAID 5 - You lose 1 drive of data storage space, but data is spread across all the available drives and a small piece of information called PARITY is created each wave/stripe that makes a blueprint of all the data
RAID 6 - Same as above, but it removes two drives worth of space and protects you against the loss of two Hard Drives

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a RAID hard drive?

A RAID Hard drive is a Hard Disk Drive that is designed to be used in a RAID configuration - in simple terms it is a drive that can be installed with multiple other drives of the same type (such as WD Red RAID Drives, WD Purples Surveillance RAID Drives and Seagate Ironwolf NAS RAID Drives). These are designed to be on for long periods of time and for handling data that is shared and/or duplicated across multiple drives at once - constructed with better vibration, head and access controls). Most other drives are designed to work on their own.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is raid on a NAS?

RAID on a NAS is a means to protect yourself from losing your data due to hard drive failure. Hard Drives are the 2nd most vulnerable area of a NAS device and if a drive fails and you do not have a copy of the data elsewhere, you will most likely lose it all. RAID gives you a safety net (called REDUNDANCY) which means you can afford to lose 1, 2 or even 3 hard drives with the right configuration. The most common options are:

RAID 0 - Meaning all drive storage is pooled together into 1 big drive - MOST UNSAFE
RAID 1 - Drives are duplicated so you lose half the available storage, but have a complete, up to the second copy of your data
RAID 5 - You lose 1 drive of data storage space, but data is spread across all the available drives and a small piece of information called PARITY is created each wave/stripe that makes a blueprint of all the data
RAID 6 - Same as above, but it removes two drives worth of space and protects you against the loss of two Hard Drives

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a personal cloud storage device?

A personal Cloud storage device is a piece of Hardware, Like a NAS, that gives you the access, freedom, speed and utility of popular 3rd party cloud providers such as Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud, Amazon S3 and more. However unlike those providers that hold your data on a server farm hundreds or thousands of miles away, where you it can be broken into, a Personal Cloud (NAS) lives in your home/office and can be protected with both bespoke AES-256bit encryption, individual login credentials and if the worst case scenario, can be simply unplugged from the network/internet.


It is also considerably cheaper in the long term.


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
How do you connect to a NAS?

You can connect to a device in several ways:


- You can connect to a NAS via your home network as long as it is connected to the same router/switch that your other devices are connected to, via cable or over Wi-Fi (the devices, not the NAS)


- You can connect over the internet using the NAS manufacturer’s respective software on desktop or mobile platforms for Mac, Windows and Android devices


- You can also access the data as a network drive (where the location of the drive with be an IP - 192.168. etc.) and then the drive can be read and written to as needed


Thank you


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
How does a NAS device work?

Excellent Question. A NAS devices like a computer that is dedicated to storing data that is made accessible across all your internet enabled devices. It connects to your home network (in simple terms, the internet connected network in your home or office) and makes the data that is store on it accessible. You can also access the data from outside the phone via WiFi at hotspots and other buildings, or via your mobile 3G or 4G internet connection.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
Do you really need a NAS?

If you have data spread across multiple devices without a single backup location, then YES, you really do need a NAS drive. As it will make backing up with multiple devices easier, more automated and reliable.


If you are a business with large amounts of data that needs to be accessible quickly, across multiple machines or outside your office environment for off-site staff or clients, then YES you needs a NAS.


If you want your internet accessible data to be 100% inaccessible when needed (for security) and are considering a Cloud provider or a NAS, BUY A NAS!!! It is cheaper in the long run and can have individual and bespoke security measures. 


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a NAS drives for home?

A NAS drive for Home is the means of storing your data in a central location that can be used for more home and entertainment based applications. Often these are 2-Bay or 4-Bay NAS Devices that support applications such as Plex, DLNA Server support, Backups like Apple Time Machine and Surveillance over IP cameras from companies such as Edimax and Reolink. The Hard drives in a NAS Drive for Home are recommended to be WD Red NAS Drives or Seagate Ironwolf NAS drives.


 



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