Equipped with with five hot-swappable SATA 3.5-inch hard disk bays (making for a maximum of 10 TB of total storage capacity), the N5500 allows you to choose from a selection of RAID modes, including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, and JBOD. The unit also supports multiple RAID volumes, enabling you to choose the right combination of RAID volumes for your network, and features online RAID expansion, online RAID migration, and auto rebuild.
Thecus is pushing this product at both business and home users. The company boasts that with the unique dual-DOM design, businesses do not need to worry about down-time due to unexpected system failure but also paints the N5500 as the perfect solution for storing all of your digital content. With IP-cam support, the N5500 can be configured as a surveillance system
Fully compatible with Windows, UNIX/Linux, and MAC OS 9/X, the N5500 can run with a scheduled power on/off function to save on power.