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Buffalo Technology TeraStation III Rackmount 8TB Network Attached Storage

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TeraStation III Rackmount, is Buffalo's most feature-rich SMB network storage solution in market to date. Delivering hot swap capabilities, higher capacities and unbeatable redundancy in a slim, space saving 1U chassis, theTeraStation III Rackmount offers a high performance hardware platform in a cost-effective package.

Incorporating a hardware platform shared by the previously announced TeraStation III and TeraStation Duo, the TeraStation III Rackmount features dependable backup, eco-conscious power management, as well as enhanced business and reliability features. Along with higher capacities, the new TeraStation devices allow businesses to transfer digital assets at faster rates to quickly and securely backup large amounts of data on multiple servers.

Buffalo has been an innovator in the SMB storage space for the last 30 years. The latest TeraStation III Rackmount, along with the TeraStation III and Duo, are testaments to Buffalo's ongoing commitment in delivering high quality, robust storage solutions to the SMB market that are not only cost effective but are able to meet the high demands of today's business needs

The TeraStation III Rackmount like the previously announced TeraStation Duo and TeraStation III include new, robust backup features such as replication, supportfor Mac's Time Machine and hot spare/hot swap for uninterrupted operation. Both devices continue to offer Buffalo's unique Web Access feature for remote access to all data stored on the devices via a web browser from anywhere in the world. For additional reliability, the new TeraStations include two Ethernet ports and internal flash boot.

With a more eco-friendly approach to electronics, Buffalo'slatest NAS devices offer unique power management features, which reduce power consumption by 66% while simultaneously reducing CO2 emissions. These power management features include a scheduled power management system with three timers, allowing for automatic shut down during non-business hours. They devicesalso include hard drive spin-down, which saves energy when drives are not in use.

To better function within the work environment, the TeraStation III family includes hot swappable drives for continued use even in the unlikely event of drive failure. The devices also include disk encryption for ultimate protection;a controlled fans with a thermal sensor for optimal cooling; NFS and Active Directory. Other features include cartridge-mounted HDD, print server functionality, RAID5, LCD status display.

The TeraStation III Rackmount is backed by a limited three-year warranty that includes toll-free 24/7 technical support.

What's Included With This Item

  • Memeo AutoBackup Software for PCs and Macs
  • Buffalo 3-Year Limited Warranty

Key Features

  • Simple Install and Management:
  • Front loading hot swap hard drives with lockable front panel
  • Active Directory Support
  • Disk quota (soft quota) support prevents users/groups from consuming too much disk space
  • Scheduled shut down eliminates unnecessary access and reduces energy costs
  • Easy setup wizard and management through intuitive web interface
  • Hot swap hard drive trays behind the front panel for easy drive access and replacement
  • Simple copy and import configuration to multiple TeraStations with NAS configuration tool
  • RAID Support:
  • Five Operating RAID Modes: RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, JBOD
  • Advanced RAID system continually checks hard drive and RAID performance
  • High Performance:
  • Improved CPU speed enables faster data transfer
  • 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet with Jumbo Frame
  • Two Ethernet ports for port trunking
  • Share level replication feature
  • Hot spare enables automatic RAID build in case of a hard drive failure
  • Automatic AES-128 data encryption
  • Large silent fan cools hard drive efficiently
  • Advanced ventilation design reduces internal heat
  • LCD Display shows important TeraStation information and disk status
  • Built-in FTP server functionality
  • Built-in DLNA CERTIFIED streaming media server for streaming digital media toany DLNA CERTIFIED multimedia device
  • Download media files directly to your TeraStation using built-in BitTorrent client
  • DFS (Distributed File System) Support
  • Two USB 2.0 ports for external drive connectivity
  • Support for Time Machine Functionality
  • Memeo AutoBackup software for PCs and Macs Included
  • Buffalo 3-Year Limited Warranty

Technical Specs

LAN Interface
Standard Compliance IEEE802.3ab / IEEE802.3u / IEEE802.3 Standard
Data Transfer Rates 10 / 100 / 1000 Mbps
Connector Type RJ-45
Number of Ports 2
Internal Hard Drives
Number of Drives 4
Drive Interface SATA
Hard Drive Sizes 500GB, 1.0TB
Total Capacity 2.0 TB, 4.0TB
Supported RAID Levels 0, 1, 5, 10, JBOD
Interface Standard Compliance USB 2.0
Connector Type A type
Number of Ports 2
Data Transfer Rates Max: 480 Mbps (High Speed Mode)
Max: 12 Mbps (Full Speed Mode)
Protocol Support Networking TCP/IP
Directory Integration LDAP
Management HTTP
Time Synchronization NTP
Dimensions (WxHxD in.) 6.7" x 8.5" x 9.1"
Weight (lbs) 13.8
Operating Environment (Fahrenheit) 41-95°
Setup Utility OS Support Windows Operating Systems
Client OS Support Windows Vista®, Windows® XP, Windows® 2000, Windows® 98 SE, Mac OS® 10.3.9
Power Supply Internal, AC 240V 50/60 Hz
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