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Buffalo Technology TeraStation Pro II


$600.00 Released January, 2009

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Increased performance from previous model due to the faster processor, although performance is still average. Clear and useful notifications of disk errors. Support for Microsoft's DFS service.

The Cons:Arrays require manual rebuilding if a drive is replaced, extremely time consuming. Missing essentials such as daylight savings time and authenticated SMTP mail. Drives are not hot swappable unlike many of its competitors, makes drive swap time consuming.

The Buffalo Technology TeraStation Pro II is a portable Network-Storage Device engineered for small to medium sized businesses. It features four quick-swap 2.5” HDDs and supports RAID 0 (Stripping), RAID 1 (Mirroring), RAID 5 (Parity), and Raised 10 (Striped Mirrors).

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It includes a USB interface (w/two 2.0 ports), as well as 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet with a Jumbo Frame capability for superior transfer speeds. Note also that the unit hosts a plethora of business-related features: a built-in FTP server, Active Directory support, and Memo AutoBackup software. And the user managing the Pro II need not be an expert, as the device allows for easy setup and administration via a simple web interface.

Additional Information

For more details on Buffalo’s RAID Technology, please visit WHAT IS RAID.

Especially notable about the TeraStation Pro II is its two USB 2.0 ports. They can be used to accommodate additional USB HDs for either additional network space or for backing up data.

Features

  • Portable NAS for Businesses
  • Four 2.5” HDD (Hot-Swap)
  • RAID 0/1/5/10
  • Active Directory Support
  • FTP Server
  • 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Heat-Release Design
  • Large, Near-Silent Fan
  • Memo AutoBackup
  • LCD Display
  • Dual USB Ports

Specifications

  • Number of Drives: 4 (SATA)
  • Interface: 10/100/1000 Ethernet, USB 2.0
  • Networking: TCP/IP
  • File Sharing: SMB, FTP
  • Management: HTTP, DFS
  • Time Synchronization: NTP
  • Dimensions: 6.69 x 12.2 x 9.25”
  • OS: Vista, XP, 2000, ME, NT 4.0, 98 SE, Linux(SMB)

Model Variations

  • Buffalo Technology TeraStation Pro II: TS-H1.0TGL/R5 | 1TB
  • Buffalo Technology TeraStation Pro II: TS-H2.0TGL/R5 | 2TB
  • Buffalo Technology TeraStation Pro II: TS-H3.0TGL/R5 | 3TB
  • Buffalo Technology TeraStation Pro II: TS-H4.0TGL/R5 | 4TB
  • Buffalo Technology TeraStation Pro II: TS-H6.0TGL/R5 | 6TB

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    Increased performance from previous model due to the faster processor, although performance is still average

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    Clear and useful notifications of disk errors

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    Support for Microsoft's DFS service

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    Increased number of RAID options compared to previous model (0, 1, 10, 5, JBOD)

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    Good build quality and dampening that reduces vibration, results in a quite device

Cons
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    Arrays require manual rebuilding if a drive is replaced, extremely time consuming

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    Missing essentials such as daylight savings time and authenticated SMTP mail

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    Drives are not hot swappable unlike many of its competitors, makes drive swap time consuming

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