● Processor : Annapurna Labs AL-314, 4-core,1.7GHz
● Memory : 2GB DDR3 RAM
● Slot Bay : 4 Slot
The TS-431X2 Quad-core NAS supports four hard drives and comes with a built-in 10GbE SFP+ port for rigorous data processing, providing a cost-effective storage solution for demanding everyday business tasks. Powered by the QTS operating system, the TS-431X2 provides versatile all-in-one server functionalities and unique features including Container Station, which facilitates Internet of Things (IoT) development, and VJBOD (Virtual JBOD), which allows for expanding NAS capacity by using the unused storage of another NAS. The TS-431X2 is an ideal entry-level NAS for businesses looking for backup, restoration, private cloud, storage for virtualization, and to future-proof their IT infrastructure for 10GbE networks. The TS-431X2 also supports Snapshots, allowing you to easily restore your TS-431X2 to a previous state in the event of an unexpected NAS failure or when struck by a ransomware attack.
The TS-431X2 not only provides two inbuilt Gigabit Ethernet ports but also one 10GbE SFP+ port to fully support 10GbE high-speed networks. 10GbE is capable of delivering lightning-fast throughput for businesses that demand higher bandwidth for virtualization and fast backup & restoration for an ever-growing amount of data.
The TS-431X2 supports SSD caching to greatly boost the IOPS performance of storage volumes and increase operational efficiency. It is perfect for improving overall workflow of IOPS-demanding applications and allows the best of both cost and performance by combining SSDs with HDDs.
Note: All the drive bays of the TS-431X2 support SSD caching.
The TS-431X2 supports block-based Snapshots, which can record and save the state of the file system and the metadata of the files outside the file system at any time. In the event of an unexpected NAS failure or if struck by a ransomware attack, the snapshots remain intact, allowing you to quickly and easily restore the system back to a previous normal state. You can preserve and restore multiple versions of the same file, folder or even the entire volume. The TS-431X2 supports up to 64 snapshots per volume or LUN (up to 256 in total). Snapshot Replica facilitates double protection that replicates snapshots to a remote QNAP NAS or server.
Note: The Snapshots feature will be available from QTS 4.3.4.
QNAP 10GbE/NBASE-T™ unmanaged switches allow you to instantly upgrade your network environment at a cost-effective price. With a 10GbE network you can enjoy blazing-fast transfer speeds, empower bandwidth-demanding tasks like virtualization, and enable simultaneous real-time access to large NAS-based files using multiple workstations (ideal for video editing and multimedia). QNAP also provides a 10GbE PCIe network expansion card for Windows®/Linux® PCs to take advantage of high-speed LAN environments.
Qfiling helps automate file organization for sorting files spread through multiple folders, helping reduce the time needed to find important files. Users can categorize files and determine filing conditions; and schedule filing tasks to be carried out periodically. The “Recipe” feature allows users to save frequently-used filing conditions as an “exclusive recipe”, and the next Qfiling task can be run with just one click using the recipe.
Note: A minimum of 2GB memory is required to use Qfiling
The TS-431X2 supports Qsirch, a search tool for quick file searching. Qsirch supports thumbnail previews, and even remembers your search history, allowing you to quickly navigate to files you’ve previously searched for. The revamped Qsirch adds “search operators” and advanced search filter and tags, allowing you to find files faster with more precise results. Qsirch also provides a Helper for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that allows you to search for files on your NAS when you use Google Search. Qsirch is a huge productivity boost that greatly reduces the time spent looking for files on the NAS, allowing you to focus on other tasks.
Note: A minimum of 2GB memory is required to use Qsirch
With modularized multiple applications and functions, QTS enhances management efficiency, personal productivity, multimedia, and much more. New intelligent agent services have also been added to simplify system operations and management. The user-friendly QTS features an intelligent desktop that allows you to find desired functions quickly, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently with greater working efficiency, and provides a built-in App Center with install-on-demand apps to extend NAS functionality. QTS breaks the barriers of devices, platforms, and geography to bring optimized cloud experiences and incorporates advanced features.
The TS-431X2 supports SMB, NFS and AFP, allowing you to quickly share files to Windows®, Mac®, and Linux®/UNIX® devices. With QNAP’s Qsync utility, the TS-431X2 becomes a safe data center for file synchronization with huge storage potential. Any file uploaded to TS-431X2 can be synchronized to all the linked devices such as computers, laptops and mobile devices. You can also sync shared folders to increase the flexibility of collaboration and file sharing.
The TS-431X2 offers flexible backup solutions for Windows® and Mac® users, Volume/LUN snapshots (up to 256 snapshots per volume or LUN, and maximum 1,024 snapshots per NAS), Snapshot Replica and Clone*. It also supports Hybrid Backup Sync that consolidates backup, restoration and synchronization functions (using RTRR, rsync, FTP, CIFS/SMB) for easily transferring data to local, remote and cloud storage spaces as a comprehensive data storage and disaster recovery plan. Supported cloud services include Amazon® Glacier, Azure™ Storage, Google Cloud Storage™, Google Drive™, Microsoft® OneDrive® for Business, Dropbox®, Amazon® Drive, Yandex® Disk, Box®, hubiC® and Amazon® S3/OpenStack Swift/WebDAV compatible services.
*A minimum of 4 GB RAM is required to use snapshots.
Surveillance Station is a professional network surveillance Video Management System (VMS) that offers a user-friendly management interface, over 3,000 compatible IP camera models, and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It supports real-time monitoring, video & audio recording and playback with a wide range of customizable settings. You can use iOS® or Android™ Vmobile app to manage the monitored channels anytime and anywhere to safeguard your office environment, or install the Vcam mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TS-431X2. The TS-431X2 offers 2 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 30 channels by purchasing additional licenses.
|CPU||Annapurna Labs AL-314, 4-core,1.7GHz|
|System Memory||2GB DDR3 RAM|
|RAM slot||1 x SODIMM (Max. 8GB)|
|Flash Memory||512MB NAND flash|
|Hard Drive Tray||4|
|Drive Interface||SATA 6Gb/s, 3Gb/s HDD or SSD; Hot-swappable|
|USB||3 x USB 3.0 port (Front x1 ; Rear x 2)|
|10GbE LAN||1 x 10 Gigabit SFP+ LAN Port|
|LAN Port||2 x GbE RJ45|
|LED Indicators||System Status, HDD, USB, LAN|
|Buttons||Power, Reset, USB One-Touch-Copy|
|Dimensions||169 x 160 x 219 mm|
6.65 x 6.3 x 8.62 inch
|Weight||2.03 kg (4.48 lbs) / 3.46 kg (7.63 lbs)|
|Power Consumption (W)||HDD standby: 11.32W|
In operation: 26.19W
|Relative Humidity||5~95% non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C|
|Power Supply||External Adapter 90W,12V|
|Sound Level||Operating Low speed: 19.5 dB(A)|
|Security Design||Kensington security slot|
|Fan||1 x 12cm smart Fan (12V DC)|
* Sound Level Test Environment:
Refer to ISO 7779 ; Maximum HDD loaded ; Bystander Position ; Average data from 1 meter in front of operating NAS.