• QNAP Introduces 4-bay TS-451D2 Intel J4025 Dual-core NAS with High-Efficiency File Management, Data Protection, and HDMI Output

    Posted by Mustafa Yusufali

    Taipei, Taiwan, October 15, 2020 - QNAP® Systems, Inc. today launched the four-bay TS-451D2 NAS, a data management solution with high storage potential for home and small business users. The TS-451D2 is powered by an Intel® Celeron® J4025 dual-core 2.0 GHz processor (burst up to 2.9 GHz) and is available with 2GB or 4GB DDR4 memory (supports up to 8GB dual-channel). The TS-451D2 also features Intel® AES-NI encryption, 4K media streaming, real-time transcoding, and 4K HDMI 2.0 output, delivering a seamless multimedia experience while emphasizing data security.

    “With high performance, power saving, storage expandability, and multi-functional capabilities, the TS-451D2 is a great choice for digital homes and businesses looking for file management and remote access solutions,” said Jason Hsu, Product Manager at QNAP, adding “the TS-451D2 can also serve as an multimedia server and allows for easy remote access using a wide range of companion mobile apps.”

    The TS-451D2 features four USB 3.2 Gen1 ports and two Gigabit Ethernet ports for greater connectivity to help streamline workflows. Block-based LUN snapshots provide comprehensive data protection and restoration to help protect against ransomware threats. HBS (Hybrid Backup Sync) provides comprehensive local/ remote/ cloud backup with the incorporation of QuDedup technology that can deduplicate data at the source to reduce storage usage, bandwidth usage, and backup time for optimized storage utilization.

    The TS-451D2 has abundant multimedia functionality, making it an ideal solution for media backup, sharing and streaming. QuMagie (QNAP’s AI-powered photo management app) helps users to organize their photos, HDMI 2.0 output allows for the direct playback of 4K (4096 x 2160) 60Hz videos, and 4K videos can be transcoded into universal file formats for playing on mobile devices. The TS-451D2 also supports video streaming using Plex®, Smart TVs or set-top boxes with Plex Media Server or QNAP’s Cinema28 applications.

    The TS-451D2’s front USB port provides one-touch copy functionality, allowing users to quickly backup data to/from portable storage. The storage capacity of the TS-451D2 can also be expanded by using QNAP’s TR and TL series USB expansion enclosures. The built-in App Center also provides a wide range of applications to help users gain greater functionality and value from their TS-451D2: Virtualization Station can host multiple virtual machines, Container Station allows for running lightweight container applications, and QVR Pro or Surveillance Station can help build a professional-grade IP camera surveillance system.

    Key specifications

    TS-451D2-2G: 4 drive bays, 2GB DDR4 memory (supports up to 8GB dual-channel)
    TS-451D2-4G: 4 drive bays, 4GB DDR4 memory (supports up to 8GB dual-channel)

    Desktop design; Intel® Celeron® J4025 dual-core 2.0 GHz processor (burst up to 2.9 GHz); hot-swappable 3.5-inch SATA 6Gbps drive bays; 2 x Gigabit RJ45 ports; 1x HDMI 2.0 4K 60Hz output; 4x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps) Type-A ports

    For more information and to view the full QNAP NAS lineup, please visit www.qnap.com.

    About QNAP Systems, Inc.

    QNAP, named from Quality Network Appliance Provider, is devoted to providing comprehensive solutions from software development, hardware design to in-house manufacturing. Focusing on storage, networking and smart video innovations, we strive to build a technology ecosystem upon subscription-based software and diversified service channels. QNAP envisions NAS as being more than a simple storage and has created a cloud-based networking infrastructure for users to host and develop artificial intelligence analysis, edge computing and data integration on their QNAP solutions.

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  • QNAP Launches Quad-core TS-x32PXU Series Rackmount NAS with Dual 10GbE SFP+ and Dual 2.5GbE for Hybrid Cloud Environments

    Posted by Editorial Team

    Taipei, Taiwan, September 11, 2020 – QNAP® Systems, Inc., a leading computing, networking and storage solution innovator, today launched the TS-x32PXU series Rackmount NAS which includes 4-bay, 8-bay and 12-bay models. The TS-x32PXU features high-speed 10GbE SFP+ and 2.5GbE RJ45 connectivity, a PCIe Gen2 x2 slot for flexible SSD caching with a QM2 card or adding network ports, while also providing a wide range of applications for SaaS backup, cloud backup, and cloud storage gateways. The TS-x32PXU series makes it easier for SMB IT staff to deploy high-performance hybrid-cloud environments to accelerate digital transformation.

    The TS-x32PXU series is powered by a quad-core 1.7 GHz processor, supports up to 16 GB DDR4 RAM, and features two 10GbE SFP+ and two 2.5GbE RJ45 ports for high-speed storage, backup, sharing, and streamlined team collaborative workflows. Coupled with a QNAP QSW series switch, users can easily build a 10GbE network environment and allocate bandwidth more efficiently.

    Business and data growth are closely linked, and the TS-x32PXU series can be scaled up by using QNAP TR RAID expansion units, TL JBOD, or by using QNAP’s cloud gateways (HybridMount or VJBOD Cloud) to leverage cloud storage spaces to build a unique hybrid cloud structure. The TS-x32PXU also supports HBS to facilitate backup or sync to local, off-site and cloud storage and Boxafe to effectively backup Google G Suite™ and Microsoft 365® business accounts, allowing users to develop a well-rounded disaster recovery plan.

    “Featuring both 10GbE SFP+ and 2.5GbE RJ45 connectivity, the TS-x32PXU provides greater flexibility for high-speed network deployment. Coupled with QNAP’s feature-rich applications, it fulfills storage, backup, sharing, disaster recovery and hybrid cloud environment requirements for small businesses,” said Jason Hsu, Product Manager of QNAP.

    The TS-x32PXU series comes with one PCIe Gen2 x2 slot. Users can choose from a wide range of expansion cards to increase NAS application potential, including a QNAP network expansion card to add 10GbE/5GbE/2.5GbE network ports, a QM2 card to add M.2 SSDs for caching or Qtier to improve performance, or a QXP-10G2U3A USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) card to add additional high-speed USB ports.

    Key Specifications

    • TS-432PXU -2G: 4 drive bays, 2GB DDR4 RAM (1 x 2 GB), 1U rackmount
    • TS-432PXU-RP-2G: 4 drive bays, 2GB DDR4 RAM (1 x 2 GB), 1U rackmount, 250W redundant PSU
    • TS-832PXU-4G: 8 drive bays, 4GB DDR4 RAM (1 x 4 GB), 2U rackmount
    • TS-832PXU-RP-4G: 8 drive bays, 4GB DDR4 RAM (1 x 4 GB), 2U rackmount, 250W redundant PSU
    • TS-1232PXU-RP-4G: 12 drive bays, 4GB DDR4 RAM (1 x 4 GB), 3U rackmount, 250W redundant PSU

    AnnapurnaLabs AL-324 quad-core 1.7 GHz processor, single DDR4 UDIMM memory slot (expandable to 16 GB); hot-swappable 3.5-inch SATA 6Gbps drive bays; 2 x 10GbE SFP+ ports, 2 x 2.5GbE RJ45 ports, 1 x PCIe Gen2 x 2, 4 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps) ports.

    TS-x32PXU series NAS are now available. For more information and to view the full QNAP NAS lineup, please visit www.qnap.com.

     

    About QNAP Systems, Inc.

    QNAP, named from Quality Network Appliance Provider, is devoted to providing comprehensive solutions from software development, hardware design to in-house manufacturing. Focusing on storage, networking and smart video innovations, we strive to build a technology ecosystem upon subscription-based software and diversified service channels. QNAP envisions NAS as being more than a simple storage and has created a cloud-based networking infrastructure for users to host and develop artificial intelligence analysis, edge computing and data integration on their QNAP solutions.

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  • QNAP Launches Desktop QuTS hero TS-hx86 NAS with Quad-port 2.5GbE, Designed for Real-time SnapSync and Virtual Machine Applications

    Posted by Mustafa Yusufali

    Taipei, Taiwan, July 13, 2020 – QNAP® Systems, Inc., a leading computing, networking and storage solution innovator, today launched its first desktop QuTS hero NAS series – the TS-hx86. Available in the 6-bay TS-h686 and 8-bay TS-h886, the TS-hx86 series provides a robust yet affordable NAS solution for high-end businesses. Featuring Intel® Xeon® D-1600 series processors, 2.5GbE connectivity, M.2 NVMe Gen 3 x4 SSD slots, PCIe expandability, and supporting up to 128 GB server-grade DDR4 ECC memory, the TS-hx86 series also runs the dependable ZFS-based QuTS hero operating system that delivers business-critical features, including data integrity, inline data deduplication and compression, snapshots, and real-time SnapSync, and more.

    “Our rackmount QuTS hero NAS systems have arrived to high acclaim, and now we are rolling out desktop form factor models to cater to small organizations that lack sufficient space for on-premises servers” said David Tsao, Product Manager of QNAP, adding “the TS-hx86 is perfect for these organizations to fulfil workgroup file sharing with ZFS advantages, to tackle Big Data storage challenges, and provide exceptional IO performance and seamless cross-team collaboration.”

    The TS-hx86 NAS comes with two 2.5-inch SSD trays and two M.2 NVMe Gen 3 x4 SSD slots, allowing for SSD caching configuration to increase IOPS performance and reduce latency, especially perfect for databases and virtualization applications. The four 2.5GbE RJ45 ports support Port Trunking and failover, and work with QNAP’s managed and unmanaged 10GbE/2.5GbE switches, assisting organizations in implementing high-speed, secure and scalable network environments without going over budget. Dual PCIe slots are included for extending core NAS functionalities, for example, adding 5GbE/10GbE/25GbE/40GbE network cards; QM2 cards to add M.2 SSDs or 10GbE (10GBASE-T) connectivity; QXP expansion cards to connect QNAP’s multi-SATA 6 Gb/s expansion enclosures; and entry-level graphics cards to add HDMI output, increase video transcoding/streaming performance, and provide GPU pass-through to virtual machines.

    Powered by the ZFS-based QuTS hero, the TS-hx86 series provides data integrity, self-healing, and supports multiple RAID configurations with Triple Parity and Triple Mirror to enhance data protection. Powerful inline data deduplication, compression, and compaction significantly reduce the overall storage footprint - especially helpful for increasing SSD storage efficiency when highly-repetitive data or massive small files are generated, while improving both random write performance and SSD lifespan. QuTS hero supports near-unlimited snapshots and versioning for enhanced data protection. The advanced block-based real-time SnapSync ensures that both the primary and secondary NAS maintain identical data, providing the strongest support for nonstop business operations.

    QuTS hero includes an App Center, providing various install-on-demand apps to expand NAS application potential. Available apps allow you to host virtual machines and containers, simplify local/remote/cloud backups, implement a backup solution for Google G Suite™ and Microsoft 365®, set up a cloud storage gateway to deploy hybrid cloud applications, streamline cross-device and cross-team file synchronization, and much more.

    Key Specifications

    • TS-h686: 4x 3.5-inch drive bays and 2x 2.5-inch SSD trays; Intel® Xeon® D-1602 2 cores/4 threads 2.5 GHz processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.2 GHz), 8 GB DDR4 ECC memory (2 x 4 GB)
    • TS-h886: 6x 3.5-inch drive bays and 2x 2.5-inch SSD trays; Intel® Xeon® D-1622 4 cores/8 threads 2.6 GHz processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.2 GHz), 16 GB DDR4 ECC memory (2 x 8 GB)

    Tower model; hot-swappable 2.5-inch/3.5-inch SATA 6Gbps drive bays, 2x M.2 NVMe Gen 3 x4 SSD slots; 4x 2.5GbE RJ45 ports, 2x PCIe Gen 3 x8 slots; 3x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps) ports

    Learn more about QuTS hero at https://www.qnap.com/quts-hero/

     

    About QNAP Systems, Inc.

    QNAP Systems, Inc., headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, provides a comprehensive range of cutting-edge Network-attached Storage (NAS) and video surveillance solutions based on the principles of usability, high security, and flexible scalability. QNAP offers quality NAS products for home and business users, providing solutions for storage, backup/snapshot, virtualization, teamwork, multimedia, and more. QNAP envisions NAS as being more than "simple storage", and has created many NAS-based innovations to encourage users to host and develop Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and machine learning solutions on their QNAP NAS.

     

     

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  • QNAP Launches High-performance quad-core 1.7 GHz NAS for Reliable Home and Personal Cloud Storage

    Posted by Editorial Team

    Taipei, Taiwan, April 28, 2020 – QNAP® Systems, Inc., a leading computing, networking and storage solution innovator, today launched the quad-core TS-x31K series NAS (including 1-bay, 2-bay and 4-bay models) that provides centralized data backup and management, easy file access and sharing, feature-rich multimedia applications and secure Snapshots protection. Featuring a compact pure white minimalist design, the TS-x31K blends in with any home décor and takes up very little space, making it an ideal solution for home users to build reliable private cloud storage.

    The TS-x31K series is powered by a quad-core 1.7 GHz processor for exceptional home performance. With 1 GB RAM, Gigabit LAN (1-bay: one GbE port; 2-bay and 4-bay: two GbE ports), SATA 6 Gb/s, and AES-256 bit encryption, the TS-x31K delivers fast and stable connectivity. Featuring tool-less and lockable drive bays, the TS-x31K makes installation easier while also ensuring the drives are safe and secure.

    “The Quad-core TS-x31K series streamlines home storage and multimedia applications, allowing users to enjoy the convenience and enjoyment of a personal cloud. Users can easily access, manage and share files using an intuitive user interface, while also easily accessing files remotely by using dedicated mobile apps,” said Jason Hsu, Product Manager of QNAP.

    The TS-x31K series is a comprehensive home data center that provides well-rounded data storage, sharing, backup, synchronization, and data protection. Users can regularly back up data from their Windows® and macOS® computers and from mobile devices, then further protect their backup data by saving to another NAS or cloud storages as an off-site copy using HBS (Hybrid Backup Sync). Users can enable snapshot protection to effectively mitigate the threat of ransomware and to quickly restore files to previously-recorded states.

    The TS-x31K provides a wide range of multimedia applications, including Photo Station, Video Station and Music Station, allowing users to easily manage and view their rich media collections. Users can also transform the TS-x31K into a Plex® Media Server. More useful functions include: use Surveillance Station to build a secure surveillance system; Qsync can automatically sync files between NAS, mobile phones and computers. Users can also easily remotely access the TS-x31K using dedicated mobile apps and the myQNAPcloud service.

    Key Specifications

    TS-131K: Tower model; 1-bay, Annapurna Labs AL-214 quad-core 1.7 GHz processor, 1GB RAM; hot-swappable 3.5-inch SATA 6Gbps bays; 1 x GbE port, 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports

    TS-231K: Tower model; 2-bay, Annapurna Labs AL-214 quad-core 1.7 GHz processor, 1GB RAM; hot-swappable 3.5-inch SATA 6Gbps bays; 2 x GbE ports, 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports

    TS-431K: Tower model; 4-bay, Annapurna Labs AL-214 quad-core 1.7 GHz processor, 1GB RAM; hot-swappable 3.5-inch SATA 6Gbps bays; 2 x GbE ports, 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports

    About QNAP Systems, Inc.

    QNAP Systems, Inc., headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, provides a comprehensive range of cutting-edge Network-attached Storage (NAS) and video surveillance solutions based on the principles of usability, high security, and flexible scalability. QNAP offers quality NAS products for home and business users, providing solutions for storage, backup/snapshot, virtualization, teamwork, multimedia, and more. QNAP envisions NAS as being more than "simple storage", and has created many NAS-based innovations to encourage users to host and develop Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and machine learning solutions on their QNAP NAS.

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  • QNAP Introduces New ZFS-based QuTS hero Operating System with Greater Reliability, and Enterprise QuTS hero NAS

    Posted by Editorial Team

    Taipei, Taiwan, April 20, 2020 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. (QNAP), a leading computing, networking and storage solution innovator, today introduced the brand new QuTS hero NAS operating system that integrates the app-based QTS with a 128-bit ZFS file system to provide flexible storage management, comprehensive data protection and optimized performance to meet business-critical application needs. Meanwhile, QNAP rolled out the special edition QNAP NAS— the TS-h1283XU-RP, TS-h1277XU-RP, and TS-h977XU-RP— with QuTS hero preinstalled and multi-core computing power, providing more powerful, reliable and cost-effective NAS solutions for demanding IT applications.

    “The QuTS hero edition is the evolved QTS that integrates ZFS advantages with multiple cost-free apps that expand NAS functionality, delivering overall improvements in data integrity, performance, and managerial flexibility,” said Sam Lin, Product Manager of QNAP, adding “Faced with explosive data growth, VDI popularity, increasing SSD adoption, 8K media, and other disruptive IT trends, modern businesses can count on QuTS hero solutions to meet future demands and achieve maximized IT efficiency.”

    QuTS hero: High-performance ZFS-based operating system with greater reliability

    QuTS hero focuses on data integrity and features self-healing capabilities. It supports read/write cache technology to boost performance and provides multiple RAID configurations with the newly-added RAID Triple Parity and Triple Mirror to enhance data protection. Additionally, support for near-limitless, instant snapshots enables more complete multi-version backups. For data reduction, QuTS hero supports inline data deduplication, inline compression, and inline compaction to optimize storage usage and improve performance. Whether used as a mission-critical file server, virtualization server, VDI, collaborative video editing, and efficient file backup and recovery, QuTS hero streamlines business-critical tasks. The inclusive App Center provides multiple install-on-demand apps to further expand NAS application potentials, such as hosting virtual machines and containers, simplifying local, remote, or cloud backups, performing cloud storage gateway (feature will be available soon), and more.

    Introducing the QuTS hero edition NAS for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)

    QuTS hero NAS systems come with an Intel® Xeon® E-2236 six-core processor or an AMD Ryzen™ 7 3700X eight-core processor with immense computing power. Four 10GbE ports provide advantages for bandwidth-demanding applications, while support for SSD caching can boost IOPS performance and maximize 10GbE file transfer speeds. The flexible PCIe expansion allows abundant I/O capability by installing various expansion cards, including 10GbE/25GbE/40GbE adapters, QM2 cards for adding M.2 SSDs, Fibre Channel cards for making the NAS a SAN storage, and SAS expansion cards for connecting storage expansion units. QuTS hero NAS also supports storage for VMware®, Citrix®, Microsoft® Hyper-V®, and Windows Server® 2019 virtualization environments.

    QuTS hero NAS key specifications

    The TS-h1283XU-RP supports 12 drive bays, features an Intel® Xeon® E-2236 6 cores/12 threads 3.4 GHz processor with burst up to 4.8 GHz and up to 128 GB DDR4 ECC memory. The TS-h1283XU-RP provides two 10GbE SFP+ ports, two 10GbE RJ45 ports, four Gigabit ports, four PCle slots (two slots are pre-installed with 10GbE adapters), and 300-watt redundant power supply. Available models include:

    • TS-h1283XU-RP-E2236-32G: 32 GB DDR4 ECC memory (2 x 16 GB)
    • TS-h1283XU-RP-E2236-128G: 128 GB DDR4 ECC memory (4 x 32 GB)

    The TS-977XU-RP and TS-1277XU-RP support 9 drive bays and 12 drive bays respectively. Both NAS are powered by an AMD Ryzen™ 7 3700X 8 cores/16 threads 3.4 GHz processor (Turbo Core up to 4.4 GHz) with up to 128 GB DDR4 memory, and provide two 10GbE SFP+ ports, two Gigabit ports, a pre-installed PCIe-based dual-port 10GbE RJ45 adapter, and 300 watt redundant power supply. Available models include:

    • TS-h977XU-RP-3700X-32G: 32 GB DDR4 memory (2 x 16 GB)
    • TS-h1277XU-RP-3700X-32G: 32 GB DDR4 memory (2 x 16 GB)
    • TS-h1277XU-RP-3700X-128G: 128 GB DDR4 memory (4 x 32 GB)

    Learn more about QuTS hero at https://www.qnap.com/quts-hero/
    To view the full QNAP product lineup, please visit www.qnap.com

    About QNAP Systems, Inc.

    QNAP Systems, Inc., headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, provides a comprehensive range of cutting-edge Network-attached Storage (NAS) and video surveillance solutions based on the principles of usability, high security, and flexible scalability. QNAP offers quality NAS products for home and business users, providing solutions for storage, backup/snapshot, virtualization, teamwork, multimedia, and more. QNAP envisions NAS as being more than "simple storage", and has created many NAS-based innovations to encourage users to host and develop Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and machine learning solutions on their QNAP NAS.

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