TeraStation™ 5000N WSS - Rackmount 

Hard Drives Included


Buffalo’s TeraStation 5000N WSS Rackmount Series of network attached storage appliance 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 being populated with hard drives built specifically for NAS devices. NAS drives also run cooler, reducing power consumption and result in lower operating costs and longer average lifetime.

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  • Pre-tested NAS grade Hard drives included with RAID pre-configured

  • Windows® Storage Server 2012 R2 [Standard Edition] provides integration with large Windows® networks

  • Support for NTFS for very specific file-level security and Native Active Directory 

  • 3 years Standard Warranty with Premium 24/7 North American-based phone support

  • Dual-core Intel® Atom™ Processor with 4GB DDR3 memory / ($100 value) Rail kit included

  • Hybrid Backup / Private Cloud / iSCSI backup target

  • Integrated cloud backup with Microsoft based Cloud services

  • Business-level sever/PC backup NovaBACKUP® software bundled

  • Optimized performance for 1 - 50 concurrent users

Easy and Simple: Save your time and money with all inclusive backup

With hard drives and rail kit included, the TeraStation is a one-stop, all-inclusive backup and recovery storage solution. 

We make it easy for you, and this is a key factor in choosing Buffalo NAS.


  • Comes with features to make it easy for you to manage your NAS and its users
  • Pre-tested NAS-grade hard drives included with pre-configured RAID 
  • LED display allows easy visibility of unit status
  • TeraStation data can easily back up to external storage (DriveStation)

Reliable Quality: Designed for 24/7 operation

- Peace of mind included with Industry # 1 support


The TeraStation is designed for reliable, 24/7 operation to keep your data secure. TeraStation WSS5000 Series products are built in Japan, where each NAS-grade hard drive undergoes comprehensive testing to ensure compatibility and reliability. 


A Standard 3-year warranty and 24/7 North American-based Support, as well as optional Next Business Day/ Keep Your Drive extended warranty options, safeguard you in case any problem does arise. Just one call to our help desk will resolve your issue quickly and efficiently.
(Warranty Service).

Backup Options to Protect Your Data

TeraStation WSS is reliable and affordable backup target with multiple uses for your data protection needs. Click below to learn more about each use case.


Hybrid Cloud Backup (3rd Party Cloud Backup)


Private Cloud Backup (Data Replication)


Storage Virtualization (iSCSI backup)


- NovaStor backup (The best single-server and PC backup software for servers & workstations)

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Part numbers WS5200DN0402W2
Form factor Desktop: TeraStation™ 5200DN WSS, TeraStation™ 5400DN WSS
Rackmount: TeraStation™ 5400RN WSS


Processor Intel® Atom™ Processor D2550 (1.86 GHz Dual-Core): TeraStation™ 5200DN WSS, TeraStation™ 5400DN WSS
Intel® Atom™ Processor D2700 (2.13 GHz Dual-Core): TeraStation™ 5400RN WSS, TeraStation™ 5600DN WSS
Memory 4 GB DDR3

LAN Interface

Standards compliance IEEE802.3 (10BASE-T), IEEE802.3u (100BASE-TX), IEEE802.3ab (1000BASE-T), AUTO-MDIX
Data transfer rates 10/100/1000 Mbps (auto sensing)
Number of ports 2
Connector type RJ-45
Supported protocols TCP/IP
Network file services CIFS/SMB, AFP, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP/SFTP, NFS

USB Interface

Standards compliance USB 3.0, USB 2.0
Data transfer rates 5 Gbps* (USB 3.0)
480 Mbps* (USB 2.0)
Number of ports 2 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0: TeraStation™ 5200DN WSS, TeraStation™ 5400DN WSS
3 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0: TeraStation™ 5400RN WSS

* 480 Mbps and 5 Gbps are the maximum transfer rates derived from the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus 2.0 and 3.0. Actual transfer rates will vary depending upon environmental factors. Data rates, features and performance may vary based on the configuration of your system and other factors.

Environmental and Power

Power consumption 65W Max: TeraStation™ 5200DN WSS
96W Max: TeraStation™ 5400DN WSS, TeraStation™ 5400RN WSS
Power supply Internal AC 100-240V, universal 50/60Hz
Operating temperature 41° - 95°F (5° - 35°C)
Operating humidity 20 - 80% non-condensing


Dimensions (L x W x H) 9.06 x 6.69 x 6.69 in: TeraStation™ 5200DN WSS
9.06 x 6.69 x 8.46in: TeraStation™ 5400DN WSS
16.41x 18.92 x 1.74 in: TeraStation™ 5400RN WSS
Weight 9.92 lbs: TeraStation™ 5200DN WSS
17.64 lbs: TeraStation™ 5400DN WSS
19.84 lbs: TeraStation™ 5400RN WSS
Compatible hard drives


Client OS support Windows® 10
Windows® 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows® 8 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows® 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows Vista® (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows® XP
Windows Server® 2012
Windows Server® 2012R2
Windows Server® 2008
Windows Server® 2008R2
Windows Server® 2003
Windows Server® 2003R2
Mac® OS® X 10.5 or later*
Included software Windows® Storage Server 2012 Workgroup Edition
NovaBACKUP® Buffalo Edition (one server and ten workstation licenses)
Adobe® Reader
Box contents TeraStation™
Utility CD (TeraNavigator, NASNavigator2, NovaBACKUP®, Adobe® Reader)
3pin - 2pin adapter
Quick setup guide
USB flash for WSS
Ethernet cable
AC cable
Front panel key
Warranty statement

* Some included optional utilities are not supported




    File Size Post Date Version OS Support Notes
2020-16-01 3.52 Windows BIOS updater for WSS 2012 R2 systems ONLY.


    File Size Post Date Version OS Support Notes
2016-25-04 User's Manual and Quick Setup Guides for WSS 5000 Series.
2020-27-07 3.0.4 Windows Readme for NAS Navigator for Windows
2019-18-07 2.99 Windows Lisez-moi pour NAS Navigator pour Windows (français)
2019-18-07 2.99 Mac Readme for NAS Navigator for Mac NOTE: For users running MacOS 10.13 or later, download and install the latest version of NAS Navigator2 from Mac App Store.
2019-18-07 2.99 Mac Lisez-moi pour NAS Navigator pour Mac (français) REMARQUE: pour les utilisateurs d'ordinateurs sous MacOS 10.13 ou ultérieur, téléchargez et installez la dernière version de NAS Navigator2 à partir du Mac App Store.
2021-27-01 3.66 Windows Readme for software updater for WSS R2
2016-25-04 1.30 Windows Readme for TeraNavigator install CD image
2016-25-04 1.3 Mac Readme for TeraNavigator for Mac OS X
2020-16-01 3.52 Windows Readme for BIOS updae for WSS 2012 R2 systems.
2020-05-03 1.00 WSS Readme for the Remove Registry utility


    File Size Post Date Version OS Support Notes
2020-27-07 3.0.4 Windows NAS Navigator for Windows
2019-18-07 2.99 Mac NAS Navigator for Mac NOTE: For users running MacOS 10.13 or later, download and install the latest version of NAS Navigator2 from Mac App Store.
2021-27-01 3.66 Windows Software Updater for WSS5000 and WS5000R2 series.
2016-25-04 14.5.18 Windows NovaStor NovaBACKUP Business Essentials for TeraStation
2016-25-04 1.30 Windows TeraNavigator CD image for WS5000R2
2016-25-04 1.30 Mac TeraNavigator CD Image for Mac OS X
12.26 MB 2016-25-04 1.17 Windows TurboPC EX for NAS - NAS file copy RAM cache utility. WARNING: Not compatible with Windows 10
2020-05-03 1.00 WSS This software will resolve the drive error (E30) message that mistakenly appears on Windows Storage Server-installed NAS devices by deleting the registry key.


TeraStation™ 5400RN WSS 8TB

  • - Rackmount
  • - 4
  • - 8

TeraStation™ 5400RN WSS 16TB

  • - Rackmount
  • - 4
  • - 16

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