Network Storage (NAS)

Network Storage (NAS)

Buffalo's LinkStation™ and TeraStation™ network attached storage (NAS) and personal cloud storage solutions offer secure and reliable centralized storage and backup for your home, small office and business needs. With Buffalo NAS you can easily share files and back up multiple PC and Mac® computers on your home network, designate it as your PS3 media server to stream your favorite movies and music or store, manage and protect your most important business assets. Buffalo's LinkStation and TeraStation network attached storage and personal cloud storage offer best-in-class shared storage and backup solutions.

Home and Small Office : NAS & Personal Cloud Storage

Buffalo's LinkStation™ NAS shared network storage and personal cloud solutions are ideal for backing up PCs and Mac computers on your network while simultaneously sharing digital assets, multimedia files and documents. With large capacities, advanced data protection technologies and home entertainment features like DLNA media streaming and PS3 media server functionality, LinkStation network attached storage devices are the safe, reliable and cost-effective shared storage solution. With RAID support and various capacities and configurations available, you can find a LinkStation network attached storage device that suits your needs. 

LinkStation™ 400

LinkStation™ 400 offers ultra high performance, feature rich network storage and backup for all PC and Mac® computers on your home or small office network at speeds up to 100 MB/s. Connect with your smartphone and tablet devices, stream music and movies and access your files over the Internet while on-the-go.

LinkStation™ 200

LinkStation™ 200 offers entry-level network storage and backup for all PC and Mac® computers on your home or small office network at speeds up to 73 MB/s. Connect with your smartphone and tablet devices, stream music and movies and access your files over the Internet while on-the-go.

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  LinkStation™ 400 LinkStation™ 200
Number of Drives / Bays 1, 2 & 4 1 & 2
Capacity Range 0 - 8 TB
Diskless Enclosure Scalable up to 8 TB
0 - 8 TB
Diskless Enclosure Scalable up to 8 TB
Performance 80+ Mbps 73 Mbps
CPU 1.2 GHz
Dual Issue ARM
800 MHz
Dual Issue ARM
Memory 512 MB DDR3 256 MB DDR3
USB Accessory Port
Active Directory Compatible
Suitable Uses Home / Home Office Home
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Number of Drives / Bays 4 2 2 1
Capacity Range No HDDs included
Up to 16 TB when
HDDs are inserted
No HDDs included
Up to 8 TB when
HDDs are inserted
2 - 8 TB 2 - 4 TB
RAID Mode 0/1/5/10/JBOD
(when four HDDs are inserted)
0/1/JBOD
(when two HDDs are inserted)
0/1/JBOD -
Performance 80+ Mbps 80+ Mbps 80+ Mbps 80+ Mbps
CPU 1.2 GHz
Dual Issue ARM
1.2 GHz
Dual Issue ARM
1.2 GHz
Dual Issue ARM
1.2 GHz
Dual Issue ARM
Memory 512 MB DDR3 512 MB DDR3 512 MB DDR3 512 MB DDR3
USB Accessory Port 2 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 2.0 1 x USB 2.0
Active Directory Compatible
Suitable Uses Home / Home Office Home / Home Office Home / Home Office Home / Home Office
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Number of Drives / Bays 2 1
Capacity Range 2 - 8 TB
& 2-bay Diskless Enclosure
2 - 4 TB
RAID Mode 0/1/JBOD -
Performance 73 Mbps 73 Mbps
CPU 800 MHz
Dual Issue ARM
800 MHz
Dual Issue ARM
Memory 256 MB DDR3 256 MB DDR3
USB Accessory Port 1 x USB 2.0 1 x USB 2.0
Active Directory Compatible
Suitable Uses Home Home

Professional and Business-Class : NAS & iSCSI Unified Storage

The TeraStation™ line of network storage devices represents Buffalo's premier NAS and iSCSI unified storage solutions designed to exacting standards and are made for the demanding needs of today's businesses. With high availability storage technologies like RAID, hot-spare and real-time replication, TeraStation offers cost-effective network storage solutions for businesses that value performance and reliability. Browse our complete and comprehensive lineup of professional and business-class network attached storage products.

TeraStation™ 7000

TeraStation™ 7000 Series is a high performance family of 2U rack mountable NAS and iSCSI solutions powered by the powerful Intel® Xeon® Quad Core processor for exceptional performance. Experience maximum network throughput while multiple replication and backup jobs run in the background and remote users are accessing content.

TeraStation™ 5000

TeraStation 5000N series is comprised of high performance network storage solutions ideal for businesses and demanding users requiring a reliable RAID based NAS solution for larger networks and business critical applications. Increased reliability is achieved with the Terastation 5000N being populated with hard drives built specifically for NAS devices.

TeraStation™ StorageCraft® Recovery Center

Protecting servers and workstations is a universal need across all businesses, regardless of their size and the market they serve. Today, more than ever, access to systems and data is the life blood of business, and businesses need to keep their systems available – being able to operate business as usual and recover quickly when disasters of any type occur is imperative.

TeraStation™ 3000

TeraStation 3000 provides fully-featured network storage at an incredible value. Ideal for small offices, TeraStation 3000 delivers cost-effective NAS and iSCSI storage to easily share and safeguard data with the reliability of RAID data protection.

TeraStation™ 1000

TeraStation 1000 provides reliable network storage at an incredible value. Ideal for home offices, TeraStation 1000 delivers affordable NAS storage and backup to easily share and safeguard data with the reliability of RAID data protection.

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  TeraStation™ 7000 TeraStation™ 5000 TeraStation™ StorageCraft® Recovery Center TeraStation™ 3000 TeraStation™ 1000
Ideal Solution For Enterprise Small / Medium Business Small / Medium Business Small Business SOHO / Home Office
Hard Drive Configurations Rackmount: 4, 12 Desktop: 2, 4, 6, 8
Rackmount: 4
Desktop: 4 Desktop: 4
Rackmount: 4
Desktop: 2, 4
Capacity Range 12 - 96 TB 2 - 48 TB 12 TB 4 - 16 TB 2 - 16 TB
Hard Drive Type Enterprise NAS, Enterprise NAS Standard Standard
CPU Up to 3.4 GHz Quad-Core Up to 2.13 GHz Dual-Core Intel® Core i3 3.3 GHz Dual-Core 1.33 GHz Dual-Core ARM 1.2 GHz Dual-Issue ARM
Memory Up to 8 GB DDR3 2 GB DDR3 16 GB DDR3 RAM 1 GB DDR3 512 MB DDR3
iSCSI Support -
Peer to Peer Replication -
Cloud Backup Support -
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Configuration 12-Drive Rackmount 12-Drive Rackmount
Number of Hard Drives 12 4
Hard Drive Type Enterprise Standard
Capacity Range 24 - 96 TB 12 TB
(Scalable to 36 TB)
RAID Modes 0/1/5/6/10/51/61/JBOD 0/1/5/6/10/51/61/JBOD
CPU 3.4 GHz Quad-Core 3.1 GHz Quad-Core
Memory 8 GB DDR3 4 GB DDR3
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Configuration 8-Drive Desktop 6-Drive Desktop 4-Drive Rackmount 4-Drive Rackmount 4-Drive Desktop 2-Drive Desktop
Capacity Range 24 - 48 TB 12 - 18 TB 12 - 32 TB 8 - 24 TB 8 - 24 TB 2 - 8 TB
Hard Drive Type NAS NAS Enterprise NAS NAS NAS
RAID Modes 0/1/5/6/10/50/51/60/61/JBOD 0/1/5/6/10/50/51/JBOD 0/1/5/6/10/JBOD 0/1/5/6/10/JBOD 0/1/5/6/10/JBOD 0/1/JBOD
CPU 2.13 GHz Dual-Core 2.13 GHz Dual-Core 2.13 GHz Dual-Core 2.13 GHz Dual-Core 1.86 GHz Dual-Core 1.86 GHz Dual-Core
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Ideal for Businesses with Around 25 Users
Configuration 4-Drive Desktop
Capacity 12 TB
Operating System Windows® Storage Server 2012R2 Standard
Processor Intel® Core i3 3.3 GHz Dual-Core
Memory 8 GB DDR3 RAM
RAID Modes 0/5/6
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Configuration 4-Drive Rackmount 4-Drive Desktop
Capacity Range 4 - 16 TB 4 - 16 TB
RAID Modes 0/1/5/6/10/JBOD 0/1/5/6/10/JBOD
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Configuration 4-Drive Rackmount 4-Drive Desktop 2-Drive Desktop
Capacity Range 4 - 16 TB 4 - 16 TB 2 - 8 TB
RAID Modes 0/1/5/6/10/JBOD 0/1/5/6/10/JBOD 0/1/JBOD

Windows Storage Server : Windows Based NAS & iSCSI Unified Storage

Buffalo's TeraStation™ WSS Series of Windows Storage Server Appliances is an ideal solution for unified storage by helping to reduce the storage costs associated with building modern datacenters and private clouds. It enhances the traditional file serving capabilities and extends file based storage for application workloads like Internet Information Services (IIS). As Windows Storage Server Appliances, the TeraStation WSS Series delivers excellent economics for a shared storage solution by leveraging industry standard hardware matched with robust storage capabilities. It offers high levels of availability that are designed to protect from a range of failures and prevent downtime in a scalable and reliable manner. As an affordable turnkey solution, the TeraStation WSS Series offers the advantages of the latest Windows storage innovations at a great value.

TeraStation™ 5000N WSS

Buffalo's TeraStation™ 5000N WSS series of network attached storage solutions provides high-performance, RAID-based network storage powered by Windows® Storage Server 2012 R2 and provides seamless integration with Windows® systems. Increased reliability is achieved with the TeraStation™ 5000N WSS series being populated with hard drives built specifically for always on NAS devices.

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  TeraStation™ 5000N WSS
Capacity Range 4 - 24 TB
Hard Drive Configurations Desktop: 2, 4, 6
Rackmount: 4
Hard Drive Type NAS
CPU Intel® Atom™ Processor
(Up to 2.13 GHz Dual-Core)
Software System Windows® Storage Server 2012 R2*
Memory 4 GB DDR3
Replication
iSCSI Target / Initiator
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Number of Hard Drives 6 (NAS) 4 (NAS) 4 (NAS) 2 (NAS)
Capacity Range 12 - 24 TB 8 - 16 TB 4 - 12 TB 4 - 8 TB
Windows OS Windows Storage Server 2012 R2* Standard Edition Windows Storage Server 2012 R2* Standard Edition Windows Storage Server 2012 R2* Workgroup Edition Windows Storage Server 2012 R2* Workgroup Edition
Number of Users Unlimited Unlimited 50 50
RAID Modes 0/1/5/JBOD 0/1/5/JBOD 0/1/5/JBOD 0/1/JBOD
CPU Intel® Atom™ Processor D2700 (2.13 GHz Dual-Core) Intel® Atom™ Processor D2700 (2.13 GHz Dual-Core) Intel® Atom™ Processor D2550 (1.86 GHz Dual-Core) Intel® Atom™ Processor D2550 (1.86 GHz Dual-Core)
Memory 4 GB DDR3 4 GB DDR3 4 GB DDR3 4 GB DDR3
Expansion Ports 3 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
3 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
Data Deduplication

*Select models include Windows Storage Server 2012 R2. Details are noted on each product page.