WS-QL : TeraStation™ Windows Storage Server

Capacities :

2.0TB WS-Q2.0TL.R5-EU
4.0TB WS-Q4.0TL.R5-EU
Top performing Windows-based network storage for small office environments
TeraStation™ Windows Storage Server offers superior data management to small businesses running Windows environments.
The Buffalo TeraStation™ Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 Express Edition (WS-QL) is the perfect choice for small and medium businesses (SMBs) looking for an affordable, yet fast and reliable NAS solution that runs on a Windows network. This high-performance Windows-based NAS offers SMBs superior security, stability and efficient data management.
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Seamless integration into Windows environment
The TeraStation™ Windows Storage Server is an entry level NAS built on the proven Windows Server™ 2003 R2 family code base. Pre-Installed with Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 Express Edition, it seamlessly integrates into a Windows operating environment. Hence, users will find the familiar, intuitive Windows administration easy to learn and adapt.
Flexible storage capacity
The TeraStation™ Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 Express Edition can fulfill the simplest to the most complex network storage needs of organizations.
Enhancements for optimal performance
Boosting the TeraStation™ Windows Storage Server's higher performance are new search capabilities, simplified setup procedures, and efficient storage management.
Windows File Sharing and Network File System (NFS)
These high performance Windows protocols were adopted for file sharing among same network users: SMB / CIFS - for Windows and NFS / SMB - for inter-operability.
Compatibility with all Windows applications
As the TeraStation™ Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 Express Edition shares similar code base as the Windows Server 2003 family, there is no need for a separate application compatibility testing. Also, antivirus and back-up applications that work with Windows Server 2003 operating systems will automatically work with the TeraStation™ Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 Express Edition.
Enhanced Indexing Service
The enhanced Indexing Service not only extracts information, it organises the information so it can be searched easily through the 'Search' function found in Windows-based computers. This information includes text from within a document (its contents) and characteristics and parameters of the document (its properties), such as the author's name.
 
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.

Complete Back-up Solution with NovaBACKUP

The TeraStation™ Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 Express Edition is bundled with ten licenses of NovaBACKUP® Business Essentials. The NovaBACKUP® Business Essentials provides a complete, all-in-one data protection solution for small and medium businesses serious about protecting digital assets. Regardless of theft, user error or hardware failure, NovaBACKUP® keeps your data secure.

Hot Swap protection against data loss

With Hot Swap functionality, this means even if a hard drive fails, it will automatically power down the faulty drive and allow it to be safely removed and replaced without causing any data loss or down time.

Easy setup with Buffalo TeraNavigator

Initial setup is easy: Insert the TeraNavigator software CD into the computer. The TeraNavigator wizard will launch. Click "Begin Installation".

LCD status display and intuitive remote desktop interface

Manage the TeraStation™ Windows Storage Server using the intuitive remote desktop interface and with the help of the clear LCD status display.

UPS connectivity

Supports UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) connectivity via serial port.

Active Directory support

Seamlessly joins Active Directory domains to take advantage of Windows security features such as data and file encryption, network authentication, and secure network transport.

RAID support

Five operating modes: RAID 0, 1, 5 and JBOD - for maximum flexibility.

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.

Enhanced data protection

The TeraStation™ Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 Express Edition makes shadow copy of all shared folders and scheduled backup to USB drive or Buffalo NAS.

LAN Interface
Standard Compliance
IEEE802.3ab / IEEE802.3u / IEEE802.3 Standard
Data Transfer Ratess
10/100/1000Mbps Autosensing
Connector Type
RJ-45
Number of Ports
1
Internal Hard Drives
Number of Drives
4
Drive Interface
SATA
Hard Drive Sizes
500GB, 1.0TB
Total Capacity
2.0TB, 4.0TB
USB Interface
Standard Compliance
USB 2.0
Connector Type
USB Type A
Number of Ports
2
Data Transfer Ratess
Max: 480 Mbps (High Speed Mode)
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Max: 12 Mbps (Full Speed Mode)
UPS Port
Connector Type
D-Sub 9pin
Number of Ports
1
Protocol Support
Networking
TCP/IP, UDP
File Sharing
SMB/CIFS, AFP, FTP/FTPS, SFTP, HTTP/HTTPS, NFS
AD Authentication
LDAP, Kerberos
Management
HTTP, HTTPS
Other
Dimensions (WxHxD)
170 x 215 x 230mm
Weight
8Kg
Client OS
Windows® 8 (32/64bit), Windows Server 2003/2008, Windows®7 (64/32bit), Windows® Vista™ (64/32bit), Windows® XP (64/32bit), Windows® 2000, Windows XP Media Center 2004/2005, Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
Operating Environment
5-35°C, 20-80% (non condensing)
Power Consumption (Max.)
Avg 75W, Max 84W
Power Supply
Internal AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Product Part Numbers
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WS-Q4.0TL.R5-EU – 4TB
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Note: 1TB = 1, 000, 000, 000, 000Bytes. Actual data throughput will vary depending upon environment factor.

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File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
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Windows
NasNavigator software
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Mac OS 10.4 - 10.6
NasNavigator software