Modern businesses face the challenges of dramatic growth of digital data as well as raising productivity and efficiency. To well deploy the business IT environment with a reliable, affordable, scalable, and easy-to-maintain storage center to securely store, share and back up the digital assets has become the top task for the server managers nowadays in small and mid-sized companies. The Turbo NAS is the brand-new rackmount chassis network attached storage (NAS) server to satisfy these requirements. The Turbo NAS is equipped with the next-generation Intel® Atom™ Dual-core 1.8GHz Processor delivering exceptionally high performance, yet with low power consumption for energy-saving commitment. The Turbo NAS provides versatile business applications to maximize server consolidation in the business environment. The Turbo NAS is integrated as a powerful all-in-one application server, which requires no extra time and efforts for software installation. The server managers can adopt the NAS in many of the system integration projects or office applications quickly. The Turbo NAS is also an affordable solution capable of business-class server applications, secure data backup and sharing, and iSCSI service for virtualized and clustered environment.
Brand New Turbo NAS Series for Business
The Most Affordable and Flexible Virtualization Solution
The TS-859U-RP+ is certified as compatible with VMware® vSphere4 (ESX 4.0 and above) virtualization platform. The NAS can be utilized as the networked shared storage of VMware virtualization environments and Windows cluster servers. Comparing with traditional SAN (Storage Area Network), the Turbo NAS is a competitive alternative with much lower setup and maintenance costs in an IP SAN.
The Feature-rich and Integrated Applications for Business
The NAS supports file sharing across Windows, Mac, Linux, and UNIX platforms. Versatile business applications such as file server, FTP server, printer server, web server, and Windows AD support are provided. The dominant features, such as WebDAV, Share Folder Aggregation (also known as DFS), IPv6 and IPv4 dual-stack, Wake on LAN, schedule power on/ off, HDD S.M.A.R.T, comprehensive log systems, and policy-based unauthorized IP blocking are all included features of a QNAP NAS server.
New iSCSI for Virtualization Deployments
The Turbo NAS provides flexible and secure storage server deployment with the following enhanced iSCSI features:
* NAS + iSCSI storage solution
The Turbo NAS can serve as a NAS for file sharing and iSCSI storage concurrently.
* Flexible multiple LUNs management
The NAS supports multiple LUNs (Logical Unit Numbers) and iSCSI targets. The LUNs can be flexibly mapped to, unmapped from, and switched among different iSCSI targets.
* Secure IP SAN environment deployment
Designed with CHAP authentication and LUN masking, the advanced ACL (Access Control List) offers you the capability to block unauthorized access from the initiators.
* Designed for virtualized and clustered environments
Virtual Disk Drive (VDD) adds flexibility to storage expansion along with ease of management
The unique "Virtual Disk Drive" adds flexibility to expand the capacity of NAS. By using the built-in iSCSI initiator, the NAS can connect to other iSCSI targets on the network and turn them into virtual disks, which become multiple single volumes on the NAS. Up to 8 virtual disks can be stacked. The NAS serves as the storage stack chaining master. The user only needs to connect to this single entry (QNAP NAS) and is able to reach and use all the iSCSI LUN on the network.
Superior Performance and Eco-friendly Design
The NAS delivers superior performance and high reliability for critical business applications. It is optimized to achieve low noise and low power consumption for environment protection.
Efficient Power Management
Redundant Power Supply
The TS-859U-RP+ is equipped with two power supply units, each of which is capable of supplying the power for the entire NAS independently. If one of the units fails, the other one will take over to supply the power to ensure continuous operation of the NAS. You can replace the failed power supply unit without turning off the server.
Hard Disk Standby
The hard disks can be configured to enter standby mode if there is no disk access within the specified period.
Scheduled Power on/ off
The flexible scheduled power on/off feature is provided on the NAS for you to manage the NAS server's up time according to the working hours.
The NAS supports the majority of USB UPS devices (usbhid-ups supported) which enables the users to store the data in time and avoid critical data loss when power outage occurs during data transfer. It also supports advanced stand-by mode setting that you can set the time for the server to enter standby mode when an abnormal AC power supply is detected. When the power resumes, the server resumes to the operation status before the power outage.
Auto Power on After Power Loss
You can configure the NAS to turn on/ off when the AC power resumes after a power loss.
Abundant Business Features
The Turbo NAS provides diversified server applications in the business environment.
You can establish your own FTP server by the Turbo NAS and share the files conveniently with your friends or customers.
Encrypted Remote Replication:
The data on the Turbo NAS can be backed up to or from other Turbo NAS or Rsync servers over the network.
The Turbo NAS allows file sharing across Windows, Mac, Linux, and UNIX platforms. It also supports WebDAV for you to access the share folders via HTTP/HTTPS protocol remotely.
The Turbo NAS supports USB printer sharing over the network (max. 3 USB printers).
The Turbo NAS offers you the most complete backup solution with Apple Time Machine support, remote replication to an Rsync server, Windows client backup software NetBak Replicator, and third party backup software support, and so on.
You can easily create a website to publish information over the Internet using the built-in web server by the Turbo NAS.
The Turbo NAS enables you to configure and connect multiple IP cameras simultaneously for remote monitoring, video recording and playback.
The Turbo NAS supports IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6) which makes your NAS a dual-stack IP host running IPv4 and IPv6 at the same time.
Advanced RAID Management with Hot-swap Design
The Turbo NAS offers RAID 0, 1, 5, 5+spare, 6, single, and JBOD disk configurations. It also supports hot-swap design that a failed member drive of a RAID configuration (RAID 1 or above only) can be replaced by hot swapping without turning off the server.
Online RAID Capacity Expansion
The storage capacity of a RAID configuration can be expanded by replacing the larger hard drives. All the data will be kept and seamlessly moved to the newly installed hard drives without turning off the server.
Online RAID Level Migration
You can upgrade the disk configuration to higher RAID level with the data retained without turning off the server.
The Most Complete Backup Solution
The Turbo NAS offers complete backup solution for data protection, including cloud-based storage backup (Amazon S3), Apple Time Machine support, encrypted remote replication, third party software backup, one-touch-copy backup and QNAP exclusive Windows-based utility NetBak Replicator. The users can choose different backup modes for redundant data backup.
Practical System and Authority Control Management Tools
Instant SMS and Email Alert
You can configure the SMTP server and SMSC server settings on the NAS in order to receive instant system warning or error messages by email and/or SMS.
SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol)
You can collect the information, warning or error of the NAS and send to maximum 3 SNMP servers for centralized management and real-time monitoring.
Comprehensive Event Log System
Detailed logs of file-level data access to the NAS via SAMBA, iSCSI, FTP, AFP, HTTP, HTTPS, Telnet, and SSH, and networking services accessed by online users are all recorded.
Wake on LAN
Enable this option to power on the Turbo NAS remotely by Wake on LAN. Wake on LAN helps you manage your NAS conveniently.
S.M.A.R.T. & Advanced HDD Health Scanning (HHS)
S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) helps you to monitor the HDD status. Moreover, the Turbo NAS is embedded with HHS (HDD Health Scan) which supports disk checking and bad blocks scanning.
indows Active Directory (AD)
The Windows AD feature enables you to retrieve the user accounts from the Windows AD server to the NAS to reduce the time and effort for account setup. Users can use the same set of login name and password to access the NAS.
Shared Folder Aggregation
You can easily access the share folders of other servers on Microsoft Networking through the "portal folder" on the Turbo NAS. This saves your time and effort to login different servers one by one.
This feature allows multiple Turbo NAS servers on the same physical network to be protected by a single UPS via receiving UPS notification about abnormal power supply.
Web File Manager
Turbo NAS provides a web-based management interface Web File Manager for you to access and manage the server data anytime, anywhere by a web browser. Web File Manager supports intelligent data search, batch files upload and download, file extraction, and so on. With the support for encrypted data transfer and access control management on the NAS, you can access and share the data by Web File Manager securely.
ISO CD/DVD Archiving and Sharing
Turbo NAS supports mounting ISO images of CD and DVD discs as network shares for data archiving, storage, and sharing. This feature saves the space for storing the physical discs, reduces the risk of data loss caused by disc wearing and tearing, and enhances the performance of data sharing on a business network.
AES 256-bit Volume-based Data Encryption
The disk volume with AES 256-bit encryption can only be accessed by an authorized encryption password or key. This prevents the NAS data from unauthorized access and data breach even if the hard drives are stolen. *Data encryption functions may not available in accordance to the legislative restrictions of some countries.
DOM Architecture and Fail-safe Dual OS
Two operating systems are built on the DOM of the Turbo NAS for system booting alternatively upon every system startup. When one fails, the other one will be used to boot up the NAS, and the failed OS is recoverable from the other healthy OS.
Touch-N-Go PC-less Installation
You can use the handy front panel LCD display to complete the first time installation in a few simple steps. The Turbo NAS will automatically complete the hard disk formatting and RAID building.
Software Expansion via QPKG
The QPKG feature enables the users to maximize the usage of Turbo NAS by installing additional software packages developed by the users and community worldwide.