Affordable Easy-to-Use Cloud Ready Storage

- Top Storage for 1-50 Employee Business
- Office 365 & Microsoft Azure: Cloud Service Integration
- Active Directory Domain Services: Scalable, Secure User Management
- Data Deduplication: Performance Optimization
- Enhanced Boot Drive: Embedded 500GB SSHD
- Windows License Included
- Available with 2 GB of DDR3 RAM (W5000) or 4 GB of DDR3 RAM (W5000+)


Enhanced Boot Drive: Embedded SSHD

To ensure the best performance possible, each WSS 2012 R2 Essentials copy is pre-installed on an embedded solid state drive. These boot drives are independent from the drive bays and allow for seamless setup and integration.

Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials

Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials is the latest version of Windows Storage Server that is designed for small businesses that want to leverage cloud services in a NAS appliance. It enables cross-premise functionality, providing small businesses with robust on-premises solution for file and print, client backup and restore, secure remote access, and identity management services, combined with optional off-premise services supported by Microsoft.


Built-in HDMI Output

Turn your NAS into the ultimate multimedia hub! An inbuilt HDMI output allows you to connect your NAS directly to your TV for media streaming and easy device management.

USB 3.0 Connectivity

The next generation of connectivity is here with speeds 10x faster than USB 2.0. Whether connecting digital cameras and smart phones, backing up large external hard drives, or extending the capacity of your NAS, USB 3.0 will make sure it's done in no time at up to 5 Gbit/s. Backwards compatibility adds the connectivity of a world full of USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 devices to get the best combination of speed and universal access.

P2P Connectivity

Pre-installed with the Ultimate Package from Orbweb, users will be able to easily transform their Windows NAS into their own personal cloud without network configuration. Enjoy an always accessible cloud experience, while keeping your data in your hands.

Windows Storage Server Comparison Chart
  Workgroup Standard Essentials
Ability to join a domain Yes Yes Yes
Data Deduplication No Yes Yes
BranchCache- Hosted Cache NO Yes Yes
Virtualization No Hyper-V Yes (2 VMs) No Hyper-V
Failover Clustering No Yes No
Networking infrastructure
(including DNS, DHCP, and WINS)
Yes Yes Yes
Windows Server Essentials Experience No No Yes
Active Directory
(Domain Controller, Certificate Services,
Federation Services, Rights Management)
No No Yes

Hardware Platform
Processor Intelآ® Atomâ„¢ D2550 (1.86GHz Dual Core)
System Memory 2GB DDR3(W5000)/4GB DDR3(W5000+)
Embedded Boot Drive Seagate 500GB SSHD
Drive Bays 5
Form Factors Supported 2.5" / 3.5"
LAN Interface RJ-45x2: 10/100/1000 BASE-TX Auto MDI/MDI-X
WOL supported
USB Interface USB 2.0 host port x4 (back x4)
USB 3.0 host port x1 (front x1)
LCM Module LCM display
4 buttons (ENTER, ESC, UP, DOWN)
HDMI Output HDMI port (back x1)
VGA Output VGA port (back x1)
Audio MIC input, Line input, Audio output
Disk Interface 5 x SATA for internal
1 x eSATA for external
Power Supply 200W Power Supply
USB UPS Supported
System Clock Battery-backed up system clock
Power Management Auto power on after shutdown due to power loss
Buzzer Adjustable frequency alarm
Buttons Power button
LCM button
Environment Temperature: 5آ°C to 40آ°C
Humidity: 0 ~ 80 % R.H. (Non-condensing)
Chassis Tower Metal Chassis
Dimensions (HxWxD) 230 x 190 x 240 (mm)/ 9.06 x7.48 x 9.45 (in)
Weight (Kgs) 7.2
Software Functions Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials
File System Native NTFS support, FAT32, EFS, ReFS
Disk Management Data Deduplication
Storage Spaces:
- Create pools of storage using industry standard hard disk drives
- Enables data redundancy with mirroring or parity
NTFS Online Scan and Repair (CHKDSK) Intelligently repairs unexpected corrupted data
Network Support Protocols : IPV6 / Multiple NICs / DNS / DHCP & WINS
Support for multiple subnets / Multiple IP addresses
File and Block Storage Protocol Support File : SMB (1.0, 2.0, 2.1, 3.0, 3.01), NFS (v2, v3, v4.1)
Block : iSCSI Target Server, iSCSI, SATA, and USB
Directory Services / User Management Seamless Active Directory integration with any existing Active Directory Domain
Authentication and authorization
Domain Controller, Certificate Services, Federation Services, Rights Management
Windows Client Integration via Launch Pad Agent deployed on client, one click connection to NAS appliance
Performance NIC Teaming: Aggregates bandwidth of multiple NICs
SMB Multi-channel: Multiple transport sessions in a single NIC
Secure Remote Access Secure Remote Desktop Services with Encryption and Authentication
Remote file access via FTP/FTPS
Remote Web Access via HTTPS
Licensing Client support for up to 50 users or devices
No Windows Server Client Access Licenses ( CALs) required
Single processor socket / Up to 4 GB of memory
P2P connectivity via Orbweb (Ultimate edition)
Printer Server Support / FAX and Scan Local printer connection: Full Windows print services support
Distributed Scan Server: Print Server and Document Services
Health Reporting / Notifications Integrated health monitoring and reporting
- Send health report to chosen email address on a customizable schedule
Media Pack for Streaming Stream music, videos, and pictures with the included Windows Server Essentials Media Pack
Global Language Pack 36 Interfaces Available
HDD/SSD Compatibility List
Release Date 2015-03-12
Version 20150312
USB External HDD Compatibility List
Release Date 2014-10-24
Version 20141024
UPS Compatibility List
Release Date 2014-10-24
Version 20141024
Memory Compatibility List
Release Date 2015-03-11
Version 20150311
Marketing Materials
Manual & QIG
Release Date 2014-10-24
Version 2014Q4
Downloads PDF
Release Date 2014-10-30
Version 2014
Downloads 594mm x 841mm (A1) 800mm x 2000mm
Release Date 2015-03-20
Version 2014
Downloads JPG
Release Date 2015-03-20
Version 2014
Downloads JPG
Release Date 2015-03-27
Version v1.081
Downloads Installation Guide & System Recovery User's Guide
Getting Started Guide
Release Date 2015-06-17
Version v1.1
Downloads English
Release Date 2014-12-18
Version v1.0.5
[Release Note]
1. Improve system utilization.
2. We could check the LCMDISPLAY version from "Control PanelProgramsPrograms and Features".
[New Features/Changes]
1. Improve system utilization.