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Atlas S8+

The perfect shared storage solution
for small workgroups
(Only available in North America)

CREATE, STORE, and SHARE with ease

Whether you are a small studio or mid-sized business, you can easily set up the Atlas S8+ and start storing and sharing content quickly with your team.  The Thunderbolt™ 3 or 10GbE models give you the flexibility that fits every need, with multiple 1GbE ports available on both for additional clients. 


Bandwidth to handle the most demanding workloads

With eight 7200 RPM drives and a Quad-Core Intel processor, the Atlas S8+ is well equipped to handle multiple clients with demanding workloads over Thunderbolt™ 3 or 10GbE, while sustaining other clients over 1GbE. Add your own SSD into the enclosure for even faster response with included flash cache feature.



Enterprise-Class Features

Atlas S8+ leverages an Enterprise-class NAS operating system with advanced Data Services behind a simple-to-use interface. 
Complete Backup solutions included for local and Cloud Enhanced Encryption to secure your data. Virtualization ready and certified for VMWare, Citrix and Hyper-V.



A Range of Capacities to Suit Any Need - Fully Integrated and Warranted

Atlas S8+ models come fully tested and integrated with drives, with models offering 32, 64, and 80TB raw capacities. Additional configurations will soon be available as Built to Order, with up to a massive 112TB on your desktop.


  • Features

    • Fully integrated, ready to use NAS appliance, 8 7200 rpm HDDs, fully integrated and tested, a choice of capacities. 
    • Comes with Quad 1Gbit ports and Dual 40Gbit Thunderbolt™ 3 Host Ethernet based connectivity.
    • Ideal for Rich Media and IT Professionals that are in need of Enterprise Class Data Services and features .
    • Enterprise Class Data Services and features. 
    • Enhanced encryption to secure data.
    • Simple, intuitive setup and management.
    • Local and Cloud Backup solution.
    • Fully supports Windows Active Directory (AD).
    • Apple Open Directory (Apple’s version of slapd) requires an external Linux client to import the Samba Schema in order to use CIFS.
    • Open LDAP requires the Samba Schema to be imported in order to use CIFS. Please refer to your Linux distribution for more information.
  • Specifications


    Interfaces & ports
    2 x Thunderbolt™ 3
    4 x 1Gb Ethernet
    5 x USB3.0
    1 x HDMI
    Intel® Core™ i5 2.7GHz Quad-Core (maximum 3.3GHz) Processor
    16GB DDR4 SODIMM, optional upgrades to 32GB
    Hard Drives
    8 x SATA3 7200 rpm HDDs
    Optional SSD module
    General WG Backend Storage
    • NAS application server (Gigabit/10GbE NIC)
    • iSCSI storage (Gigabit/10GbE NIC)
    • Direct attached storage with Thunderbolt™ 3 .0
    FTP Server
    • Supports data access from remote location via FTP
    • FTP with SSL/ TLS (explicit) mode
    • FXP supported
    • FTP bandwidth control and connection control
    • Passive FTP port range control
    Backup Server
    • 3rd party backup software support: Acronis True Image, CA Brightstor ARCserve Backup, EMC Retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec, LaCie Silverkeeper
    • Snapshot replication
    • Time Machine backup server
    • External storage device backup
    • Block-level real time remote replication supports instant, schedule backup management
    • AMirror (Multi-side data synchronization)
    • Cloud backup: Amazon S3
    • Cloud synchronization: Google Drive, Windows
    • OneDrive, Dropbox
    NAS Discovery
    Easy and convenience device discovery utility and web browser applet included
    File System
    ZFS , EXT2 , EXT3 , EXT4 , FAT, NTFS
    Supported Operating Systems
    Windows, Mac OS X, Linux (2.6 or later) and UNIX
    • VLAN
    • Link aggregation (support 7 bonding modes)
    • Multi-IP settings
    • Gigabit Jumbo Frame
    File Server
    File sharing across Windows/Mac/Linux/UNIX and centralized management
    • IPv4, IPv6 and DDNS domain name registration
    • Auto port forwarding
    Disk Management
    • Single disk, RAID0 , 1 , 5, 6, 10, 50, 60 and JBOD (Linear Disk Volume)
    • Multiple volume and storage pool
    • User defined storage (Generic, Media, Database)
    • Online pool/volume Capacity Expansion
    • Pool/ volume usage threshold notification
    • Self-encrypting drives (SED) pool level protection
    • Pool write cache
    • Scrub pool
    • Convert cloned volume
    • Virtual volume (mount disk from remote iSCSI target)
    • Set free and replace disk
    • HDD S.M.A.R.T.
    • Built-in iSCSI target and initiator service
    • External device management
    • Global and dedicate hot spare disk
    • Zero time RAID creation and quick rebuilding
    • Auto Tiering
    • SSD read/write cache
    • Deduplication (volume and LUN)
    • Snapshot (folder and LUN)
    • Compression (volume and LUN)
    • Thin Provision for LUN
    • SSD Trim
    User Management
    • Local / domain user and group management
    • Local / domain application privilege
    • User quota for local and domain user
    • Home folder
    • Supports Windows AD, Apple OD requires external Linux client to import Samba Schema
    • Open LDAP requires the Samba Schema to be imported in order to use CIFS
    • Trust domain and support up to 200,000 domain users
    Folder Management
    • Advance file ACL
    • Windows ACL
    • Hide shared folder on Windows network
    • Unicode support
    • WORM (Write Once Read Many protection)
    • Folder usage threshold notification
    • Folder quota
    System Tool
    • NTP time settings
    • Notification: E-mail alert (SMTP authentication), Syslog, and SNMP
    • System firmware upgrade
    • Backup, restore, reset system settings
    • Import system configuration
    • Antivirus
    • Smart fan
    • IP access control
    • Policy-based unauthorized IP blocking
    • Secure remote login by SSH connection
    • Connection list management
    • USB, SNMP, UPS support
    • Network recycle bin
    • Import SSL certificate
    • Real-time Resource (CPU, Memory, Storage, Disk, Process) / Hardware/ service/ network resource monitor
    Power Management
    • HDD hibernation
    • Power schedule
    • Wake on LAN
    • UPS settings
    • Recover from power outage
    System Optimization Setting
    Service binding
    • System log
    • System connection and data transfer log
    AFinder, Acronis True Image OEM (Windows backup utility)
    Multi Browser Support
    Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Google Chrome
    File Manager
    • File preview
    • Embedded media player
    • Filter capability
    • Mount Cloud Drives Support (Google Drive,
    • OneDrive, Dropbox)
    • Mount ISO image support
    • CIFS, FTP, SFTP and WebDAV client
    • Share link
    • Team folder sharing
    • Publish to Facebook, Twitter, Weibo
    • Media library
    • Media streaming
    • Online document preview and editing
    • Transcoding (online/offline)
    • Compression support
    • File service: CIFS, AFP, NFS, FTP, WebDAV
    • Backup service: Rsync
    • Discover service: Bonjour
    Operating : 5 to 40°C, Non-Operational: -10 to 50°C
    Operating : 20% to 80% (Non-Condensing), Non-Operating : 10% to 90%
    177 x 310 x 235 mm (6.9” x 12” x 9.2”)
    Enterprise class warranty, up to 3 years with optional 24/7 phone/web support
  • Resources


    Lifeboat to Distribute Promise Technology

    August 07, 2018

    Lifeboat Distribution, a subsidiary of Wayside Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTG) and international value-added distributor for virtualization, security, business continuity and emerging technologies, announced today a distribution agreement with Promise Technology.

    Promise Technology Begins Shipping Atlas S8+ 8 Bay Desktop Storage Unit

    July 10, 2018

    Leading storage solutions provider Promise Technology Inc. today announced the immediate availability of the new Atlas S8+, an 8-bay desktop appliance that combines enterprise-class features with a simple-to-use interface. The Atlas S8+ is ideal for creative professionals and small groups involved with hi-res video editing and production workflows who don’t want to sacrifice performance for affordability. IT managers will appreciate the ease of setup, speed and rich features.

    Drivers / Utilities / Firmware


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