Product Id: 29837989
Description: QNAP TS-1253U Turbo NAS - NAS server - 12 bays - rack-mountable - SATA 6Gb/s - RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 5 hot spare, 6 hot spare, 10 hot spare - RAM 4 GB - Gigabit Ethernet - iSCSI - 2U
Mfr Part #: TS-1253U-US
The TS-1253U, featuring the easy-to-use QTS operating system, is a powerful, reliable, secure and scalable NAS solution designed for mission-intensive business applications and to meet fast growing data storage needs. The TS-1253U-RP supports SATA 6Gb/s drives and delivers high performance with persistent throughput, providing a comprehensive storage solution for SMBs to build a reliable private cloud.
- Manage, share, and back up business data with Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR)
- Expand the total raw storage capacity up to 192 TB with the economical UX-1200U QNAP expansion enclosure
- NAS and iSCSI-SAN unified storage solution for server virtualization
- Supports VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft Hyper-V and advanced virtualization features
- Enhanced data security with high-performance AES 256-bit encryption and anti-virus
- Use the TS-1253U as a PC with exclusive QvPC Technology
- Run multiple Windows/Linux/Android-based virtual machines with the Virtualization Station
- Transcode Full HD videos on-the-fly or offline with QNAP's unique transcoding technology
- Energy-saving yet powerful quad-core processor
Powered by a cutting-edge 22nm quad-core processor with energy-efficient DDR3L RAM, coupled with the support of SATA 6Gb/s, 4 Gigabit LAN ports and HDMI output, the TS-1253U is a powerful NAS that delivers up to 423 MB/s throughput. The TS-1253U can also automatically increase the processor's clock rate from 2.0GHz to 2.41GHz when needed for CPU-intensive tasks. The TS-1253U fast encryption and decryption performance provides transfer speeds of up to 271 MB/s with AES 256-bit volume encryption, boosting system performance & security while ensuring the safety of sensitive business data stored in the TS-1253U.
- Economical storage expansion with scale-up solution
The TS-1253U offers a high performance yet affordable storage solution to fulfill the needs of businesses in archiving rapidly growing data & large files. The TS-1253U supports capacity expansion by connecting a QNAP expansion enclosure. With the QNAP scale-up solution, the raw storage capacity can be expanded on demand, making the TS-1253U an ideal file center with a large storage capacity for business data.
- QTS - simple and efficient
Thanks to the intuitive user interface of QTS, system operations of the TS-1253U are smooth and handy. Its intelligent desktop allows you to find desired functions quickly, create desktop shortcuts or group shortcuts, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing greater operating efficiency.
- SSD cache acceleration
The TS-1253U supports SSD caching which can greatly boost the IOPS performance of storage volumes. It is perfect for improving the overall workflow of IOPS-demanding applications such as virtualization.
- High reliability design ensuring business continuity
The business-ready TS-1253U is designed to provide 24/7 operations and services. The support for comprehensive RAID configurations and hot-swapping allow for replacing hard drives without service interruption. QNAP's advanced RAID recovery technology also helps if any healthy drives are removed from a degraded RAID volume by mistake. The system can be recovered by reinserting the wrongly removed hard drives so the data can still be accessible. The TS-1253U delivers high reliability and efficiency with 4 LAN support for multiple port-trunking modes including fail-over support. The TS-1253U also features a hot-swappable redundant power supply to ensure maximum system uptime.
- Cross-platform file sharing, centralized data storage
The TS-1253U supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX networks. Data, logs and ISO images of CDs and DVDs can be centrally stored on the TS-1253U and protected by an integrated antivirus solution. The Windows AD and LDAP services enable system administrators to configure user permissions by using an existing Windows AD server, LDAP server or built-in LDAP service. The TS-1253U supports SAMBA v4 and can act as a Windows domain controller to manage privilege settings.
- File synchronization across multiple devices
The Qsync utility turns your TS-1253U into a safe data center for file synchronization with a large storage capacity. Any file uploaded to the TS-1253U will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops or mobile devices. Qsync is especially useful for frequent travelers to manage files and always have the most updated files on different devices. Qsync provides multiple ways of file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of collaboration.
- Disaster recovery solutions brings peace of mind
The TS-1253U offers various data recovery options. RTRR (Real-Time Remote Replication) supports real time or scheduled data backup to a remote Turbo NAS or FTP server and synchronizes files to a remote folder from a local folder with better backup efficiency and reduced backup time. The TS-1253U also supports rsync protocol to back up data to another remote server on a scheduled basis. Data can also be backed up to and restored from a range of cloud storage services, including Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure, ElephantDrive, Dropbox and Google Drive.
- Monitor and manage multiple NAS with Q'center
Q'center turns your TS-1253U into a central management system to manage multiple Turbo NAS units. After installing Q'center in the QTS App Center, you can use the TS-1253U to centrally manage multi-site Turbo NAS for monitoring system logs, managing firmware updates and maintenance; and enjoy major benefits including ease-of-use, cost-efficiency, convenience and flexibility. Managing multiple Turbo NAS becomes so easy and efficient with Q'center.
- Use your TS-1253U as a PC with the exclusive QvPC Technology
QNAP's exclusive QvPC Technology consolidates a number of high-end technologies including VM integration, multimedia transcoding, HDMI output, cloud integration and NAS connection technologies, allowing users to operate the TS-1253U as a PC when they plug in a keyboard, mouse and monitor. With QvPC Technology, the TS-1253U is transformed into a cost-effective device with PC functionalities for users to directly access stored data, run multiple applications using Windows/Linux/UNIX/Android-based VMs, surf the web on Google Chrome, enjoy Full HD videos with up to 7.1 channel audio with XBMC, monitor Surveillance Station in real time with local display, and much more.
- Run additional operating systems on the TS-1253U
With the support for Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x), the TS-1253U can operate the Virtualization Station, transforming the TS-1253U into a 2-in-a-box NAS that can function as an all-in-one NAS and a virtualization platform that supports multiple operating systems, fast virtual machine (VM) creation, VM import/export, snapshot, and enables desktop operations on web browsers. With the easy-to-use interface, you can centrally manage all of the VMs created on the TS-1253U with minimal effort. You can also download VMs on demand from online VM markets and import them to the TS-1253U without any complex procedures.
- Signage Station - Creatively present your animated content and ads
With the Signage Station, it is easy to create content for a wide range of materials such as menu boards, advertisements, posters, and business profiles. The Signage Station is a great tool to invigorate your advertisements or animated materials for promoting your services, and to update contents in a timely manner. The iArtist Lite application, with intuitive editing tools, helps you create these signs with simple drag & drop tools. Your creativity can now travel around the world with a few simple steps to instantly get published, revised, and shared.
- Install-on-demand apps to extend NAS functionality
The TS-1253U has a built-in App Center that provides various install-on-demand apps developed by QNAP and third-party developers, including tools for backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and much more. It is also a centralized location for managing & updating installed apps. In addition, QNAP's development platform embraces the open-source spirit to enable developers to create their own apps, adding potentially limitless potential for the TS-1253U.