QNAP Launch The TS-431 NAS For SMB

👤by Tim Harmer Comments 📅14.03.2017 10:30:36

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QNAP® Systems, Inc. announced the new TS-431X NAS - a cost-effective dual-core business NAS supporting 4 drives, one built-in 10GbE SFP+ port, and hardware-accelerated encryption. Along with its application-aware design and abundant productive features including containerised virtualisation, centralised email management, a private-cloud-based note-taking tool, and Virtual JBOD, the 10GbE-ready TS-431X is a perfect NAS for small and midsize businesses looking for backup, restoration, private cloud and higher bandwidth for rigorous data processing.

Powered by a dual-core AnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-212 1.7 GHz processor and 2GB/8GB DDR3 RAM (upgradable to 8GB), the TS-431X delivers up to 956 MB/s read speed with 10GbE, and up to 312 MB/s read speed with AES 256-bit volume-based data encryption. The integrated 10GbE SFP+ port enables exceptional throughput for intensive data transfer and fast backup and restoration for an ever-growing amount of data.

The TS-431X features Container Station that integrates LXC and Docker® lightweight virtualisation technologies, enabling unlimited containerised applications. It offers the innovative QIoT Containers to store Internet of Things (IoT) data, and helps organisations boost IoT-based microservices and modernise legacy applications to drive more business opportunities.

The TS-431X is an all-in-one NAS supporting not only essential cross-platform file sharing, backup, restoration, and security, but also exclusive productivity apps. QmailAgent allows users to centrally manage multiple email accounts from popular email services and IMAP servers; Notes Station provides an online note-taking tool enabling collaborative writing; Qsync enables cross-devices file synchronisation and team folders sync; and the powerful Qsirch full-text search engine helps quickly find files on the NAS. The TS-431X also supports VPN server and VPN client, IP surveillance system, and VJBOD (Virtual JBOD) to expand the storage capacity of other QNAP NAS.

Technical Specifications

- TS-431X-2G: 2GB DDR3 RAM (2GB x1)
- TS-431X-8G: 8GB DDR3 RAM (8GB x1)
- 4-bay tower model
- AnnapurnaLabs, Alpine AL-212 1.7 GHz dual-core processor
- Hardware-accelerated encryption engine
- Hot-swappable 2.5"/3.5" SATA 6Gbps HDD or SSD
- 1 x 10 Gigabit SFP+ port, 2 x Gigabit RJ45 ports
- 3 x USB 3.0 port
- Kensington security slot


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