Thecus, a company we have long been familiar with, announced this week two new NAS devices aimed directly at the SMB and enterprise market. Known by most of our readers for its quality home NAS offerings, Thecus has spent a considerable amount of effort catering to IT professionals with larger bay capacity, VMware ESXi v5.5 iSCSI certification, and 10GbE connections.
With the addition of Acronis True Image and McAfee Antivirus software as packaged extras, the latest offerings from Thecus provide value far beyond the hardware specs suggest. The N7710 and N8810U come at a cost of $1,099 and $1,899 USD, respectively. Not included in those prices are disks and 10GbE cards.