This month at Computex, Thecus announced two new entry level-level NASes for consumers. The new N2350 and N4350 are budget-priced NAS products designed for the basic storage tasks. The systems feature a low-power Marvell Armada dual-core CPU and 1GB of DDR4 system memory. The N2350 features two drive bays with support for RAID 0, 1, and JBOD. The larger N4350 increases the capacity to four drive bays and adds support for RAID 5, 6, 10. Slinging NAS appliances to home users is a difficult challenge. More than half of potential customers don't know the category exists, and most of the others think the systems are small form-factor PCs with a few extra drive bays. So offering basic boxes at low prices is an important aspect...
It has been a week since we got back from CES 2014. In this piece, we have some quick notes on all the miscellaneous products / announcements that we...9 by Ganesh T S on 1/18/2014
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Thecus announced a partnership with McAfee at CeBIT 2012 to bring antivirus technology to their lineup. On April 16th, Thecus announced that that Thecus NAS systems would start shipping...2 by Ganesh T S on 4/19/2012