Business Storage 8-Bay Rackmount NAS

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Note: NAS OS 4, the operating system used for our NAS devices, will be officially End-of-Life effective July 18th, 2022. This change will not affect the data on your NAS device, but NAS OS will no longer be receiving any updates, including security updates.
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Model Data Sheet User Manual Capacity
Business Storage 8-Bay Rackmount NAS 8TB
Business Storage 8-Bay Rackmount NAS 12TB
Business Storage 8-Bay Rackmount NAS 16TB
Business Storage 8-Bay Rackmount NAS 24TB
Business Storage 8-Bay Rackmount NAS 32TB
Interface Ethernet
Width 43.5mm
Length 772mm
Typical Weight 20kg
Operating System Seagate® NAS OS (embedded Linux)
Number of Drive Bays 8 hot-swappable 3.5-inch SATA II/SATA III
Processor Dual-core 2.3GHz Intel® 64-bit processor
Networking Two (2) 10/100/1000 Base-TX (Gigabit Ethernet)
External Ports
  • One (1) USB 2.0 (front)
  • Two (2) USB 2.0 (rear)
  • One (1) VGA (rear)
  • One (1) PS/2 keyboard(rear)
  • One (1) PS/2 mouse (rear)
  • Male DE-9 serial (rear)
Hard Drive Capacity Seagate Constellation® ES.3 3.5-inch HDD 2TB, 3TB, 4TB for preconfigured models
Total Capacity 8TB, 12TB, 16TB, 24TB, 32TB
Certified Drives List 3.5-inch SATA II or SATA III (see NAS Certified Drive list PDF for more details)
Power 100V to 240V AC, 50/60Hz, dual 250W redundant power supplies
Power Supply and Power Management
  • Redundant hot-swap PSU
  • Sleep mode for power saving
  • Scheduled power on/off
  • Wake-on-LAN
Cooling Management Three (3) hot-swappable fans
Included Accessories
  • Sliding rail kit
  • Cable management arm
Transfer Rate 200MB/s reads and writes1
Network Protocols and Services CIFS/SMB, NFS v3, AFP, HTTP(s), FTP, sFTP, iSCSI, Print serve, failover and load balancing (LACP 802.3ad), Sdrive file system integration (S:/ network drive), Active Directory
Certifications VMware Ready
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10
  • Hot spare
  • SimplyRAID technology with mixed capacity support, volume expansion and migration
  • Web-based interface through http/https
  • Hardware monitoring (S.M.A.R.T., casing cooling and temperature, CPU and RAM load)
  • Log management and email notification
  • NAS OS Installer for diskless setup, data recovery and restore to factory settings
  • Product discovery with Seagate Network Assistant
Media Streaming
  • UPnP DLNA A/V media adapter compatible
  • Photo browser and audio streaming through web interface
  • iTunes (DAAP) server
Backup Solution
  • PC to NAS: using client software (Time Machine™, Windows® Backup, etc.)
  • NAS to DAS: scheduled, automatic and restore
  • NAS to NAS: scheduled, encrypted, compressed, and automatic to local or remote NAS
Remote access
  • Web-based
  • Android and iOS app
  • Sdrive Secure Cloud Service: Manage cloud, remote and local storage from a single interface; secure remote access from PC, Mac, iOS, Android
Client OS Supported
  • Windows 8 (32-bit/64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
  • Windows Vista (32-bit/64-bit)
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Mac OS 10.6 and later
Browser supported Latest version of Chrome, Firefox and Safari; Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10
Language English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Dutch, Chinese Traditional, Chinese Simplified, Korean, Portuguese, Russian
Drive Configurations 8TB (4x2TB), 12TB (4x3TB), 16TB (4x4TB), 24TB (8x3TB), 32TB (8x4TB)