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TeraStation™ WS5600

Buffalo, WD Red™, and
WSS 2012 R2 Standard

6-Bay Business NAS

 

Buffalo Technology’s new TeraStation™ WS5600DRS2 with Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 combines six hard drive, high-performance network attached storage with the power and convenience of Windows operating system, fully populated with high reliability WD Red™ hard drives.

The WS5600DRS2 seamlessly melds with networks’ existing Windows computers and server enabling quick straightforward deployment and massive storage capacity available in an instant.

The Buffalo quality you know and trust, plus the power of Windows, gives WS5600DRS2 users flexible and fully customisable business-critical support.

12TB  WS5600DR1206S2EU
24TB  WS5600DR2406S2EU

Windows Storage Server 2012 R2

Windows Storage Server 2012 Standard edition (unlimited users). Perfect integration with Windows Server 2012 R2 environment provides an array of new and enhanced features:

 

  • Reduces networking complexity with greater efficiency, performance, and availability
  • Resilient File System (ReFS) for the highest level of scalability and reliability
  • Efficient management of datacenter and private clouds and easily linked to public cloud services
  • Easier connection between users to IT resources

 

 

 

VIP warranty logo

TeraStation VIP Service Included
Extended Warranty Available

3 years warranty, 24h HDD exchange

If ever you need to replace a hard disk drive (HDD), prepayment is no longer necessary and if the order is placed before 12 pm and in stock, shipment is dispatched the same day with a 24-hour delivery. 3 years with every TeraStation. Valid within EU. (For other destinations, additional shipping time may occur). Read More >

Do you have a defective drive? Contact our technical support.

Hot Swap function for added data security

With RAID 1 (full redundancy) and Hot Swap functionality enabled, even if a drive fails, the TeraStation™ WS5600DRS2 will automatically power down the faulty drive to allow its safe removal and replacement without causing any data loss or down time.

Ultra high-speed data transfer with SuperSpeed USB 3.0

The TeraStation™ WS5600DRS2 supports SuperSpeed USB 3.0 connectivity which dramatically increases data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps.

TeraStation™ WS5600DRS2 is bundled with 11 licenses of NovaBACKUP® Buffalo Edition, providing a complete, all-in-one data protection solution for small and medium businesses serious about protecting digital assets.

Powered by the Intel Atom Dual Core

Providing faster transfer of large files, faster file access from multiple computers.

NovaStor backup

The TeraStation™ WS5600DRS2 also comes with 11 free NovaStor NovaBACKUP® Buffalo Edition licenses.

TeraStation VIP service included - 3 years warranty, 24h HDD exchange

If ever you need to replace a hard disk drive (HDD), prepayment is no longer necessary and if the order is placed before 12 pm and in stock, shipment is dispatched the same day with a 24-hour delivery. 3 years with every TeraStation. Valid within EU. For other destinations, additional shipping time may occur.

DDR3 memory

4GB of fast DDR3 memory installed.

RAID support

0/1/5, Spanning, JBOD

Hot Swap

Change drives in RAID without down time

Five USB ports

3 USB 3.0 ports and 2 USB 2.0 ports for external drive, printer and UPS connectivity

Hardware System
Form Factor
Desktop
CPU
Intel Atom Dual Core
CPU Type
Intel Atom D2700 (Dual Core)
CPU Speed
2.13GHz
RAM
DDR3 4GB
Drive Interface
SATA 3Gb/s
Installed OS
Windows Storage Server
OS version
WSS 2012 R2 Standard
Included user licenses
Unlimited
Size of Workgroup
150
Internal Hard Drives
Number of Bays
6
Total Capacity
12TB, 24TB
Supported HDD Capacities
WD Red™, 2TB, 4TB
LAN Interface
Connector Type
RJ-45
LAN Ports
2
Max Transmission Rate
10/100/1000 Mbps
USB Interface
Connector Type
USB Type A
USB 2.0 Ports
2
USB 3.0 Ports
3
Max Transmission Rate
Max: 480 Mb/s, Max: 5 Gb/s
Serial Port
Connector Type
D-SUB 9pin
Number of Ports
1
Software System
Supported RAID Levels
JBOD, Spanning, 0, 1, 5
Hot Swap
Yes
DFS
DFS name space support
User Quota
Space limitation for users/groups
iSCSI
iSCSI Target, iSCSI Initiator
Protocol Support
Networking
TCP/IP
File Sharing
CIFS/SMB, NFS
Protocol Support
TCP/IP, CIFS/SMB, DFS, NFS, LDAP, NTP
Other
Disk quota, User quota, Wake on LAN, DLNA Media Server, Print Server Support
Active Directory support
Yes
Active Directory Integration
LDAP
Active Directory users
Unlimited
Time Synchronization
NTP
Backup
Realtime Backup
Folder Replication, Failover
Replication
Yes
Backup Software
NovaBACKUP Buffalo Edition
Cloud Support
No
Other
Client OS
Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2000, Mac OS 10.4 - 10.9
Support
Standard Warranty 3 years, 24 hour HDD exchange, Technical Support Hotline
Dimensions
170 x 300 x 230mm
Weight
10kg
Operating Environment
5-40°C, 20-80% (non-condensing)
Power Supply
Internal AC 100-240V Universal, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption (max.)
120 Watts
Power Management System
Yes
Features
Folder Replication, Hot Swappable Drives, NovaBACKUP
Product Part Numbers
Product Code
WS5600DR1206S2EU - 12TB
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WS5600DR2406S2EU - 24TB

Manuals / Setup / Latest Product Information

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File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
23-04-2017
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CD Images

File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
29-03-2016
1.30
Windows
For supported OS see release notes
29-03-2016
1.30
Windows
29-03-2016
1.30
Mac OS X
For supported OS see release notes
29-03-2016
1.30
Mac OS X

Firmware

18-06-2017
2.62
WSS 2012 R2
To be installed on the TeraStation via remote desktop
18-06-2017
2.62
All

Utilities

File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
05-03-2017
-
Windows
09-01-2017
2.84
Intel Mac up to 10.8
05-03-2017
-
Intel Mac 10.9 or later