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™

LinkStation offers simple network storage and backup for all PC and Mac® computers on your home network. Connect from your smartphone and tablet devices, stream music and movies and access your files over the Internet while away from home.

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.

LinkStation™ Pro

LinkStation™ Pro offers 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 76 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™ 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.

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  LinkStation™ LinkStation™ 200 LinkStation™ Pro LinkStation™ 400
Replaced by
LinkStation™ 200 Series
Replaces
LinkStation™ Series
Number of Drives 1, 2 1, 2 Diskless Enclosure 1, 2 & Diskless Enclosure
Capacity Range 2 - 3 TB 2 - 8 TB Scalable up to 8 TB 2 - 8 TB
Diskless Enclosure Scalable up to 8 TB
Performance 41.5 MB/s 73 MB/s Up to 76 MB/s 80+ MB/s
CPU 600 MHz
Single Issue ARM
800 MHz
Dual Issue ARM
1.6 GHz
Single Issue ARM
1.2 GHz
Dual Issue ARM
Memory 64 MB DDR2 256 MB DDR3 256 MB DDR3 512 MB DDR3
USB Accessory Port
(LinkStation Duo only)
Active Directory -
Suitable Uses Home Home Home/Small Office Home/Small Office
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Replaced by LinkStation™ 210 Replaced by LinkStation™ 220
Number of Drives 1 2
Capacity Range 2 - 3 TB 2 TB
RAID Modes 0/1/Normal
Performance 41.5 MB/s 41.5 MB/s
CPU 600 MHz
Single Issue ARM
600 MHz
Single Issue ARM
Memory 64 MB DDR2 64 MB DDR2
USB Accessory Port 1 x USB 2.0
Active Directory
Suitable Uses Home Home
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Replaces LinkStation™ Live (LS-XL) Replaces LinkStation™ Duo (LS-WXL/R1)
Number of Drives 1 2
Capacity Range 2 - 4 TB 2 - 8 TB
RAID Mode - 0/1/Normal
Performance 73 MB/s 73 MB/s
CPU 800 MHz
Dual Issue ARM
800 MHz
Dual Issue ARM
Memory 256 MB DDR3 256 MB DDR3
USB Accessory Port
Active Directory
Suitable Uses Home Home
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Number of Drives Diskless Enclosure 4
Capacity Range No HDDs included Up to 8 TB when HDDs are inserted 4 - 12 TB
RAID Modes 0/1/Normal 0/1/5/10/Normal
Performance 72 MB/s 72 MB/s
CPU 1.6 GHz
Single Issue ARM
1.6 GHz
Single Issue ARM
Memory 256 MB DDR3 256 MB DDR3
USB Accessory Port 1 x USB 2.0 1 x USB 2.0
Active Directory
Suitable Uses Home / Small Office Home / Small Office
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Number of Drives 1 2 2-Bay
Diskless Enclosure
4-Bay
Diskless Enclosure
Capacity Range 2 - 4 TB 2 - 8 TB No HDDs included
Up to 8 TB when
HDDs are inserted
No HDDs included
Up to 16 TB when
HDDs are inserted
RAID Mode - 0/1/Normal 0/1/Normal
(when two HDDs are inserted)
0/1/Normal
(when two HDDs are inserted)
Performance 80+ MB/s 80+ MB/s 80+ MB/s 80+ MB/s
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 1 x USB 2.0 1 x USB 2.0 1 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
2 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
Active Directory
Suitable Uses Home / Small Office Home / Small Office Home / Small Office Home / Small Office
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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™

TeraStation provides true business-class network storage at incredible value. Designed for average business settings, TeraStation far exceeds the performance of consumer and single office products.

TeraStation™ 1000

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

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™ 5000

The TeraStation 5000 Series is a high performance family of NAS and iSCSI storage solutions powered by powerful Intel® Atom™ processors for exceptional performance. Experience maximum network throughput while a replication job runs in the background, surveillance video is recording from multiple IP-based cameras and remote users are accessing content.

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.

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  TeraStation™ TeraStation™ 1000 TeraStation™ 3000 TeraStation™ 5000 TeraStation™ 7000
Capacity Range 4 - 16 TB 2 - 16 TB 4 - 16 TB 2 - 32 TB 8 - 72 TB
Hard Drive Configurations Desktop: 4
Rackmount: 4
Desktop: 2, 4 (coming soon) Desktop: 4
Rackmount: 4
Desktop: 2, 4, 6, 8
Rackmount: 4

Rackmount: 4, 12
CPU 800 MHz Dual-Issue ARM 1.2 GHz Dual-Issue ARM 1.33 GHz Dual-Core ARM Intel® Atom™ Processor
(Up to 2.13 GHz Dual-Core)
Intel® Xeon® Processor E3-1275
(Up to 3.4 GHz Quad-Core)
Software System TeraStation NAS System TeraStation NAS System TeraStation NAS System TeraStation NAS System TeraStation NAS System
Memory Up to 512 MB DDR2 512 MB DDR3 1 GB DDR3 2 GB DDR3 Up to 8 GB DDR3
Replication
Device Failover Support
iSCSI Support
Video Surveillance ManagementSingle camera license included Up to 5 cameras Up to 10 cameras Up to 50 cameras
Anti-virus Support
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Number of Hard Drives 4 4 4
Capacity Range 4 - 12 TB 8 TB 4 - 16 TB
RAID Modes 0/1/5/10/JBOD 0/1/5/10/JBOD 0/1/5/10/JBOD
CPU 1.2 GHz Single-Issue ARM 800 MHz Dual-Issue ARM 800 MHz Dual-Issue ARM
Memory 256 MB DDR2 512 MB DDR2 512 MB DDR2
Expansion Ports 2 x USB 2.0 2 x USB 2.0 3 x USB 2.0

*2 Active Directory support provided by the Buffalo NAS OS has no defined maximum number of users/groups, but is generally recommended for domain sizes up to ~3,000 users.
*3 Via Supported Host Server. iSCSI Block storage can be attached to any server with an iSCSI initiator and formatted by that server.  If the server supports a function, it is extensible to the iSCSI storage as well.
† Select TeraStation III models are VMware® Certified: TeraStation III TS-XL/R5, TeraStation III Rackmount TS-RXL/R5

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Number of Hard Drives 4 4
Capacity Range 4 - 16 TB 4 - 16 TB
RAID Modes 0/1/5/6/10/JBOD 0/1/5/6/10/JBOD
CPU 1.33 GHz Dual-Core ARM 1.33 GHz Dual-Core ARM
Memory 1 GB DDR3 1 GB DDR3
Expansion Port
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Number of Hard Drives 2 4 4
Optional Enterprise-class HDDs
6 8
Capacity Range 2 - 8 TB 4 - 16 TB 8 - 24 TB 12 - 18 TB 16 - 32 TB
RAID Modes 0/1/JBOD 0/1/5/6/10/JBOD 0/1/5/6/10/JBOD 0/1/5/6/10/50/51/JBOD 0/1/5/6/10/50/51/60/61/JBOD
CPU Intel® Atom™ Processor D2550
(1.86 GHz Dual-Core)
Intel® Atom™ Processor D2550
(1.86 GHz Dual-Core)
Intel® Atom™ Processor D2700
(2.13 GHz Dual-Core)
Intel® Atom™ Processor D2700
(2.13 GHz Dual-Core)
Intel® Atom™ Processor D2700
(2.13 GHz Dual-Core)
Memory 2 GB DDR3 2 GB DDR3 2 GB DDR3 2 GB DDR3 2 GB DDR3
Expansion Ports 2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
3 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
3 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
3 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
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Number of Hard Drives 4 (Scalable to 12) 12
(Enterprise Class)
Capacity Range 8 - 12 TB
(Scalable to 36 TB)
24 - 72 TB
RAID Modes 0/1/5/6/10/51/61/JBOD 0/1/5/6/10/51/61/JBOD
CPU Intel® Xeon® Processor E3-1225
(3.1 GHz Quad-Core 6 MB Cache)
Intel® Xeon® Processor E3-1275
(3.4 GHz Quad-Core 8 MB Cache)
Memory 4 GB DDR3 8 GB DDR3
Expansion Ports 6 x USB 2.0 6 x USB 2.0

†CPU / Memory specs noted in the group comparison chart. TS-2RZSD features the Intel® Xeon® E3-1225 Quad-Core Processor and 4 GB DDR3 RAM.

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™ Pro WSS

TeraStation Pro WSS provides true business-class, value-minded network storage with best-in-class performance and the reliability and familiarity of Windows Storage Server 2008 R2. Powered by Intel® Atom™ D510 Dual-Core Processor, TeraStation Pro WSS is designed for businesses demanding more out of their network storage.

TeraStation™ 5000 WSS

Buffalo's TeraStation™ 5000 WSS series of Windows® Storage Server appliances provides high-performance, RAID-based NAS and iSCSI unified storage with the power of Windows® Storage Server 2012. Providing seamless integration with Windows computers and servers, the TeraStation 5000 WSS Series incorporates the powerful dual-core Intel® Atom™ Processor and 4 GB of installed RAM, for class-leading performance.

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Capacity Range 2 - 12 TB 4 - 24 TB
Hard Drive Configurations Desktop: 2, 6
Rackmount: 4
Desktop: 2, 4, 6
Rackmount: 4
CPU Intel® Atom™ Processor D510
(1.66 GHz Dual-Core)
Intel® Atom™ Processor
(Up to 2.13 GHz Dual-Core)
Software System Windows® Storage Server 2008 R2 Windows® Storage Server 2012 R2*
Memory 2 GB DDR2 4 GB DDR3
Replication
iSCSI Target / Initiator
High Performance Line Powered by Windows®
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Number of Hard Drives 2 4 6
Capacity Range 4 TB 8 TB 12 TB
Windows OS Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Workgroup Edition Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Workgroup Edition
Number of Users 25 Unlimited Unlimited
RAID Modes 0/1/JBOD 0/1/5/JBOD 0/1/5/JBOD
CPU Intel® Atom™ Processor D510
(1.66 GHz Dual-Core)
Intel® Atom™ Processor D510
(1.66 GHz Dual-Core)
Intel® Atom™ Processor D510
(1.66 GHz Dual-Core)
Memory 2 GB DDR2 2 GB DDR2 2 GB DDR2
Expansion Ports 2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
2 x USB 3.0
3 x USB 2.0
2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
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Number of Hard Drives 2 4 4 6
Capacity Range 4 - 8 TB 4 - 12 TB 8 - 16 TB 12 - 24 TB
Windows OS Windows Storage Server 2012 R2* Workgroup Edition Windows Storage Server 2012 R2* Workgroup Edition Windows Storage Server 2012 R2* Standard Edition Windows Storage Server 2012 R2* Standard Edition
Number of Users 50 50 Unlimited Unlimited
RAID Modes 0/1/JBOD 0/1/5/JBOD 0/1/5/JBOD 0/1/5/JBOD
CPU Intel® Atom™ Processor D2550 (1.86 GHz Dual-Core) Intel® Atom™ Processor D2550 (1.86 GHz Dual-Core) Intel® Atom™ Processor D2700 (2.13 GHz Dual-Core) Intel® Atom™ Processor D2700 (2.13 GHz Dual-Core)
Memory 4 GB DDR3 4 GB DDR3 4 GB DDR3 4 GB DDR3
Expansion Ports 2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
3 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
3 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.