Thecus's N4100EVO and N2200EVO Unboxing
N2200EVO Evolve Your Digital Home
Building on the success of the popular N2200PLUS, Thecus is releasing a new 2-bay model aimed for home use. The N2200EVO provides users good speed and great value, with transfer rates over 50MB/s and a host of backup. Thus, multimedia functions makes it easy to keep data safe while creating movies, music, and photo hub for your home.
The N2200EVO's dual-core Cavium processor is powerful enough to handle large backups, web hosting, photo serving, multiple users, and even streaming HD video. Although it is ideally suited for home use, with a maximum capacity of 6TB it can also easily fit into a small business environment to act as a central cloud storage or backup server among many other things. To cut down its carbon footprint as well as save on electric bills, the dual-core Cavium has extremely low power usage and with scheduled power on/off, the N2200EVO will only be on when it needs to be.
- Thecus Firmware includes support for all the newest advances: XFS, 3TB HDD, SATAIII HDD, an open source module system, and more.
- The powerful Acronis Backup software makes backups easy and keeps your data safe!
- A wide array of free modules are available from Thecus Website or the Thecus UI, including:
a. A download manager for BitTorrent, eMule and HTTP. You don't even need to switch on your computer!
b. The brand new Piczza! photo server, which allows you to share your pictures with friends and family in a smart and easy-to-use interface.
c. A Web Disk module to upload and download data simply and easily to and from your NAS.
"Home users are educating themselves and learning of the importance of data backup and also the fun of a home media center. The N2200EVO fulfills these specs among many others extremely well and does it all at a great value," said Florence Shih, Thecus Technology General Manager. "The dual-core Cavium also makes sure you get good performance without testing your electricity budget."
"Cavium is delighted to be working with Thecus in introducing the revolutionary 2-Bay NAS product to the market," says Douglas Cheung, Director of Marketing for Consumer and Home Networking at Cavium. "Our ECONA family of dual-core System-On-Chips (SoCs) deliver best-in-class NAS performance with the lowest power consumption. N2200EVO leverages these attributes of ECONA SoC to deliver an energy efficient 2-bay solution without compromising the performance or cost targets."
DLNA-Compliant Media Server
Thecus NAS make an excellent media server and can easily store huge libraries of songs, pictures, and movies. The DLNA-Compliant Media Server allows you to stream all of your multimedia on your TV, stereo, or mobile device.
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.
Backing up your data is very necessary, and everyone has specific needs when it comes to storage. Thecus's Rsync functionality gives users great flexibility with remote backup capability, a flexible scheduler, and the stability of Linux-based transfer.
The power needed to keep your NAS up and running can greatly add to its overall cost. Lower your Total Cost of Ownership with the N2200EVO's advanced power saving features. With scheduled power on/off, you can tell your N2200EVO to only turn on during certain times during the day. And with auto disk spindown and an enhanced power saving design, the N2200EVO is a veritable energy miser.
Getting your N2200EVO up and running shouldn't be a hassle, which is why it comes equipped with a Simple Setup Wizard to guide you through the entire setup process. Once you're up and running, the new AJAX-based user interface makes using the N2200EVO simple and hassle-free.