Say goodbye to the old look -- QNAP has launched an all-new site. Start using it right now! Go
Products
TS-1270U-RP
TS-1270U-RP
Ultra-high performance 12-bay NAS server for SMBs
Compare
Features
Hardware Spec.
Software Spec.
Package Contents
Compatibility
Gallery
Datasheet
Download

QNAPAs the data value and volume of business data continue to rise, corporations need high-performance storage solutions which are secure, reliable, and easy to manage. The QNAP® TS-1270U-RP, which serves as both IP-SAN (iSCSI) and NAS, can be easily utilized in different business and enterprise applications such as backup center, disaster recovery, file sharing, virtualization, and video editing storage.

Highlights

  • Cost effective NAS, iSCSI, IP-SAN storage solution
  • Scale up Storage Over 400TB Raw Capacities
  • High performance, secure, reliable, and simple
  • VMware Ready, Citrix Ready and Hyper-V compliant
  • 10 GbE ready reaching over 1,000 MB/s and 100,000 IOPS
  • SSD cache acceleration
  • Multi-core processor, DDR3, SATA 6Gb/s, and USB 3.0

Simple

The TS-1270U-RP features the easy-to-use QTS 4.0 operating system , and provides a user-friendly web GUI that allows administrators to easily manage the NAS so there is no need for an extensive knowledge of complex commands. Simple management tools such as instant SMS/Email alert, the hard drive S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) feature, and system resource monitor are provided to keep administrators up-to-date on their NAS at all times.

Secure

Data might seem insecure being open in a network, but the QNAP® TS-1270U-RP offers a variety of security options such as encrypted access, IP filtering, policy-based automatic IP blocking, and more. In addition, full control of the NAS is offered down to the user and folder access rights to determine who can access the NAS and what can or cannot be accessed. The TS-1270U-RP is packed with security features to stop all unauthorized data access such as AES-256 volume-based encryption. The AES-256 volume-based encryption prevents sensitive data from unauthorized access and data-breach even if the hard drives or the device is stolen.

Scalable

As your business grows, so will your data. TS-1270U-RP supports online capacity expansion by cascading multiple QNAP RAID expansion enclosures. With the QNAP scale-up solution, hundreds of Terabyte raw capacity is supported and it is especially useful for large data applications, such as video surveillance, data archiving, and TV broadcast storage.

Reliable

The TS-1270U-RP is reliable with built-in safety precautions to safeguard all data from any unforeseen problems. With multiple built-in features to guarantee no interruptions to the work flow of a business, the TS-1270U-RP is an efficient asset. The advanced RAID configurations and hot-swap capabilities are included to give RAID performance, protection and reduced rebuilding time. Moreover, the dual OS embedded on the DOM architecture ensures the system will boot up. If one of the two operating systems fails, the healthy operating system will boot up and operate normally while repairing the failed operating system. The dual Gigabit LAN ports can also be configured for failover which allows the NAS server to sustain the failure of one network port and still provide continuous services.

High Performance

The TS-1270U-RP features Intel® dual-core processor, 4GB DDR3 memory, 10 Gigabit network capability, and 6Gb/s SATA. Even the most demanding requirements in data center or corporate networks can be satisfied by the TS-1270U-RP. With outstanding data transfer rate of over 1,000 MB/s data throughput and 100,000 IOPS 1, intensive business applications and concurrent tasks can be easily fulfilled.

  

Scale up Storage Over 400TB Raw Capacity

Simply connect QNAP RAID expansion enclosures to the TS-1270U-RP and power it on. TS-1270U-RP will detect the hard drives in the RAID expansion enclosures as newly installed local drives. The storage capacity of the TS-1270U-RP can be expanded seamlessly by using the powerful QTS Storage Manager.

The maximum raw storage capacity available by connecting RAID expansion enclosures:

Turbo NAS Model RAID Expansion Enclosure No. of RAID Expansion Enclosures Total HDD No.
(NAS + Enclosures)
Max. Raw Capacity (TB)
TS-1270U-RP REXP-1200U-RP 1 24 96
2 36 144
3 48 192
4 60 240
5 72 288
6 84 336
7 96 384
8 108 432
REXP-1600U-RP 1 28 112
2 44 176
3 60 240
4 76 304
5 92 368
6 108 432
7 124 496
8 140 560

Note:

1. QTS 4.0.4 or newer firmware is required for the Turbo NAS.
2. An optional purchase storage expansion card is required.
3. Click here for maximum number of applicable expansion enclosures.

SSD cache acceleration

The TS-1270U-RP supports SSD caching which can greatly boost IOPS performance of storage volumes. It is perfect for improving overall workflow of IOPS demanding applications such as virtualization.

10GbE NAS + iSCSI/IP-SAN Solution for Server Virtualization

With increasing virtualization of IT resources, the need for high performance storage is more essential than ever. The TS-1270U-RP offers class-leading system architecture matched with 10 GbE networking performance designed to meet the needs of demanding server virtualization, such as VMware®, Citrix®, and Windows® Hyper-V. 10 GbE network speeds greatly increase the agility of data transmission in a virtualized environment intensifying NFS and iSCSI connection performance.

High Network Bandwidth

The TS-1270U-RP offers network expansion options which include dual-port 1 GbE and dual-port 10 GbE network expansion cards, to aggregate and boost network performance. The TS-1270U-RP includes two Gigabit (GbE) LAN ports which can be expanded to six GbE LAN ports or four 10 GbE LAN ports plus two GbE ports.

Blazing Fast Data Backup via USB 3.0

The TS-1270U-RP features USB 3.0 ports for high speed backup to external hard drives. EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, and HFS+ file systems are supported to ensure compatibility with Windows, Mac® OS X, and Linux operating systems.


File System QNAP NAS Other NAS
EXT4, EXT3 QNAP Supported QNAP Supported
FAT32 QNAP Supported QNAP Supported
High-speed NTFS QNAP Supported  Other NAS not Supported
HFS+ QNAP Supported Other NAS not Supported

Other NAS not Supported Lower speed

Primary Applications

Centralized Storage and File Sharing

  • Cross-platform Sharing with Antivirus 
    The TS-1270U-RP supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX networks. User accounts and shared folders can be created via the user-friendly web-based interface without IT expertise. The integrated antivirus solution for the Turbo NAS ensures business continuity by offering detection against the latest viruses, malware, worms, and Trojan horses.
  • Windows Active Directory (AD) and LDAP Directory Service
    The Windows AD and LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) directory service features enable the system administrator to retrieve user accounts from Windows AD or Linux LDAP server to the TS-1270U-RP reducing time and effort in account setup. Users can use the same login name and password to access the TS-1270U-RP.
  • Shared Folder Aggregation
    Conveniently connect to the shared folders of other servers on Microsoft Networking through the "portal folder" on the TS-1270U-RP. This reduces the hassle of logging in to different servers one by one.
  • ISO File Archiving and Sharing
    The TS-1270U-RP supports mounting ISO images of CD and DVD discs for network sharing folders for data archiving, storage, and sharing. This feature saves space from storing the physical discs, reduces the risk of data loss caused by long term use of the discs, and enhances the performance of data sharing on a business network.
  • Centralized Log Monitoring
    A central repository of log data from various network devices allows efficient management and security auditing in a businesses. QNAP Syslog server allows the IT administrator to effectively collect and store logs of other network devices in the Turbo NAS.
  • Windows ACL
    The Windows ACL (access control list) feature offers sophisticated shared folder permission settings and thus simplifies IT management for businesses with a large number of users.  By enabling the Windows ACL, basic permissions and 13 advanced permissions can be set up from the Windows Explorer and synchronized with the permission settings of the Turbo NAS.  In addition, the same permissions apply to AFP, FTP, Web File Manager, and Samba when Advanced Folder Permissions are enabled at the same time.
  • Advanced Folder Permissions
    Advanced folder permissions allow users to configure folder/subfolder access to the Turbo NAS.  With this feature enabled, users can manage the folder permissions from Microsoft Windows or the web-based management interface of the Turbo NAS easily.

Backup Center for Business

The TS-1270U-RP offers a complete backup solution for businesses with QNAP QBack/NetBak Replicator which supports real-time and scheduled data backup from Windows PCs, Apple® Time Machine backup from Mac OS, and third party backup software such as Acronis® True Image and Symantec® Backup Exec.

Disaster Recovery Solution

The TS-1270U-RP offers users peace of mind, business continuity, and high availability of data by providing the ability to recover their data from disasters.

  • Real-time Remote Replication
    Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR) provides real-time or scheduled data replication between the TS-1270U-RP and a remote QNAP NAS, an FTP server, or an external drive.
  • iSCSI LUN Backup and Restore
    The Turbo NAS has taken iSCSI LUN backup/restore to a whole new level with snapshot technology. The IT administrator can use the LUN snapshot to back up contents in the LUN to various storage destinations, including Windows shared folders via SMB/CIFS, Linux shared folders via NFS, or local shared folders on the Turbo NAS.
  • Cloud Storage Backup
    Get ready to send private data to the clouds! The Turbo NAS supports Amazon® S3, ElephantDrive® and Symform® cloud storage backup which have several backup modes including real-time, scheduled backup and versioning control so that the data can be restored from any point of time. With ElephantDrive cloud storage can be monitored through a web browser. An extra set of all of the data stored will always be available, so remote data recovery is quick and simple.

iSCSI and Virtualization Deployment

The TS-1270U-RP is fully VMware and Citrix ready and Windows Hyper-V compliant. Compared with a high cost Fibre Channel SAN, the TS-1270U-RP is an affordable system that can be deployed as a storage center for virtualized and clustered server environments, such as VMware and Microsoft Windows Failover Cluster.

  • SPC-3 Persistent Reservation Supported
    The built-in iSCSI service supports enterprise-level features such as SPC-3 persistent reservation for clustering in VMware and Windows Server 2008. The administrator can set up Microsoft Failover Cluster environment, use Cluster Shared Volume for Hyper-V, and execute virtual machine live migration between Hyper-V hosts.
  • Flexible Management
    The TS-1270U-RP supports multiple LUNs (Logical Unit Numbers) and iSCSI targets. LUNs can be flexibly mapped to, unmapped from, and switched among different iSCSI targets.
  • Secure Deployment
    Designed with CHAP authentication and LUN masking, the advanced ACL (Access Control List) offers the capability to block unauthorized access from the initiators.
  • Advanced MPIO and MC/S Supported
    With the support of MPIO (Multipath Input Output) and MC/S (Multiple Connections per Session) on the Turbo NAS, users can connect to the iSCSI targets on the TS-1270U-RP using two or more network interfaces from their server with failover and load balancing. Furthermore, with MC/S settings better data transmission performance is achieved.

Video Editing

Digital film and video production produces volumes of data that require high performance RAID storage with sustainable throughput to balance with the demanding output of video editing. The TS-1270U-RP fulfills storage and video editing needs with a high speed 10 GbE network interface. Digital videos can be quickly stored and edited on the TS-1270U-RP directly over the network.

Key Features

FIPS 140-2 Validated AES 256-bit Volume-based Data Encryption

The disk volume with FIPS 140-2 validated AES 256-bit encryption can only be accessed by an authorized encryption password or key. This prevents the sensitive government or businesses data on the Turbo NAS from unauthorized access and breach even if the hard disk drives or the entire system were stolen.

*The data encryption functions may not be available in accordance to the legislative restrictions of some countries. Please contact QNAP sales representatives for further information.

Secure Measures for Data Storage and Access

  • Policy-based Unauthorized IP Blocking
    The administrator can allow, deny or auto block specified IP address or network domain which attempt to connect to the TS-1270U-RP via SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, Samba, or AFP.
  • Remote Login
    The TS-1270U-RP supports remote login by SSH (secure shell) or Telnet connection.
  • SSL Security (HTTPS)
    The TS-1270U-RP supports HTTPS connection. The administrator can upload a secure certificate and RSA private key in X.509PEM format issued by a trusted provider to allow access the TS-1270U-RP by secure SSL login.
  • Secure FTP
    The TS-1270U-RP offers secure data transfer with SSL/TLS (explicit) encryption. Passive FTP port range setup is also supported.
  • Encrypted Remote Replication by Rsync
    The data on the TS-1270U-RP can be backed up to or from another QNAP Turbo NAS or Rsync server over the network securely.
  • Shared Folder Management
    Administrator can select to hide or show the network shared folders of the TS-1270U-RP on Windows network.
  • User Authority Management
    Administrator can create user ID and password, and define the authority and quota for each user.

Abundant Business Features

The TS-1270U-RP supports a multiuse of server business applications.

QNAP File Server
The TS-1270U-RP allows file sharing cross Windows, Mac, Linux, and UNIX platforms. It also supports WebDAV for easy access to the shared folders via HTTP/HTTPS protocol remotely.
QNAP FTP Server
Administrator can establish an FTP server with the TS-1270U-RP and share files conveniently with colleagues or customers.
QNAP Backup Server
The TS-1270U-RP offers complete backup solutions with Apple Time Machine support, remote replication to an Rsync server, Windows client backup software QNAP NetBak Replicator, and third party backup software support.
QNAP Web Server
Multiple websites can be hosted on the TS-1270U-RP with the built-in web server and virtual host feature.
QNAP RADIUS Server
RADIUS server centralizes and consolidates user authentication by maintaining a list of user accounts that are authorized for remote network access through dial-up equipment, Wi-Fi access point, or VPN connections.
QNAP Syslog Server
By collecting and storing logs of other network devices in the Turbo NAS with QNAP's Syslog server support, the IT administrator can easily monitor the status of these devices, and further troubleshoot when necessary.
QNAP Print Server
The TS-1270U-RP offers cross-platform printer sharing over the network and remote printing over the Internet (max. 3 USB printers). IPP (Internet Printing Protocol), print job management, and Bonjour printing for Mac OS X are also supported.
QNAP Surveillance Station
Administrator can monitor supported IP cameras via the TS-1270U-RP and set up a video surveillance system with comprehensive monitoring, recording, and playback features.
QNAP IPv6
The TS-1270U-RP supports IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6) which makes the NAS a dual-stack IP host running IPv4 and IPv6 at the same time.
QNAP VPN Server
The VPN (Virtual Private Network) service allows users to access the NAS and other resources on the same local network from the Internet. QNAP VPN Server supports both OpenVPN and PPTP with a very intuitive UI. MyCloudNAS service and Auto Router Configuration are integrated with QNAP VPN Server. With just a few clicks, users can access all services provided by the Turbo NAS remotely and securely.
QNAP Proxy Server
With the help of Squid QPKG, the QNAP Turbo can be used as a Proxy Server. Internet cache speeds up web browsing; web filtering and monitoring enhances business Internet security.

Advanced RAID Management with Hot-swap Design

RAID is an advanced feature that the QNAP Turbo NAS offers to enhance data protection and performance. The QNAP Turbo NAS has a scalable design in addition to supporting various levels of disk configurations such as RAID 0, 1, 5, 5+hot spare, 6, 6+hot spare, 10, 10+hotspare, single disk, and JBOD.

Global Hot Spare

The Global Hot Spare feature allows the administrator to share spare drives with multiple RAID volumes on the TS-1270U-RP. When a hard drive fails in any RAID volume, the global hot-spare drive will automatically replace the failed drive to prevent data from being lost. Compared with a local spare drive, the Global Hot Spare function offers more efficient use of spare drives.

Multiple LAN Deployment

The TS-1270U-RP supports multiple bonding modes: Balance-rr (Round-Robin), Active Backup, Balance XOR, Broadcast, IEEE 802.3ad, Balance-tlb (Adaptive Transmit Load Balancing), and Balance-alb (Adaptive Load Balancing).

Failover
The LAN ports of theTS-1270U-RP can be configured in load balancing mode for bandwidth aggregation to boost file transfer speeds. It works with managed Ethernet switch with 802.3ad configured.
QNAP
Load Balancing
The LAN ports of theTS-1270U-RP can be configured in load balancing mode for bandwidth aggregation to boost file transfer speeds. It works with managed Ethernet switch with 802.3ad configured.
QNAP
Multi-IP Settings
The TS-1270U-RP can be deployed with multiple different IP settings for sharing among different workgroups in two different subnets.
QNAP

System Management Tools

The TS-1270U-RP offers various features to help the administrator manage the system efficiently.

QNAP

Instant SMS and Email Alert
Configure the SMTP server and SMS server settings on the Turbo NAS in order to receive instant system warning or error messages via email and SMS.

Note: Windows Live Messenger Alert will not be supported after March, 2013 due to the service termination from Microsoft.

QNAP SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol)
Collect the information, warning, or errors of the TS-1270U-RP and send warnings up to 3 SNMP servers for centralized management and real-time monitoring.
QNAP Wake on LAN
Enable this option to power on the TS-1270U-RP remotely by Wake on LAN. Wake on LAN helps the administrator manage the NAS conveniently.
QNAP Scheduled Power on/off
Create schedules to automatically turn on, turn off, or restart the TS-1270U-RP. Up to 15 schedules can be set.
QNAP S.M.A.R.T. & Advanced Hard Drive Health Scan (HHS)
Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.) helps the administrator monitor hard disk status. Moreover, the TS-1270U-RP supports Hard Drive Health Scan (HHS) for disk checking and bad blocks scanning.
QNAP

Comprehensive Event Logs
Detailed logs of file-level access to the TS-1270U-RP via Samba, iSCSI, FTP, AFP, HTTP, HTTPS, Telnet, and SSH, and networking services accessed by online users can all be recorded.

QNAP Available QPKG Software Plugins
Maximize the usage of the TS-1270U-RP by installing additional QPKG software plugins developed by the users and communities worldwide.

 

Notes:
The performance figures could vary with environments.

2 Client PC configurations:
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40GHz/ Windows 7 Professional 64-bit/ 16 GB DDR3/ QNAP LAN-10G2T 10GBASE-T network expansion module/ IOMeter sequential read and write.

NAS Configurations:
QNAP LAN-10G2T 10GBASE-T network expansion module , 802.3ad trunking mode, full load Samsung HD103SJ 1TB SATA hard drives, RAID 5.

Network Configurations:
Direct connect the TS-x70 NAS and two client PCs.

 

Optional Accessories

Storage expansion accessories

REXP-1600U-RP
  1. 3U 16-bay RAID expansion enclosure
  2. Up to 8 REXP-1600U-RP can be connected to TS-1270U-RP.

REXP-1200U-RP
  1. 2U 12-bay RAID expansion enclosure
  2. Up to 8 REXP-1200U-RP can be connected to TS-1270U-RP.

SAS-6G2E-U

Dual-wide-port storage expansion card, SAS 6Gbps.

Note: The storage expansion card is to be installed in the NAS for connecting to the RAID Expansion Enclosures.


CAB-SAS10M-8088
Mini SAS external cable (SFF-8088 to SFF-8088), 1.0 m

CAB-SAS05M-8088
Mini SAS external cable (SFF-8088 to SFF-8088), 0.5 m
Rail kit

RAIL-B01
B01 series (Chassis) rail kit
LAN card

LAN-10G2T-U
Dual-port 10GBase-T network expansion card for A01 series rack mount model, low-profile bracket

LAN-1G2T-U
Dual-port 1 GbE network expansion card for A01 series rack mount model, low-profile bracket
RAM

RAM-8GDR3-LD-1600
8GB DDR3 RAM, 1600 MHz, long-DIMM

RAM-4GDR3-LD-1600
4GB DDR3 RAM, 1600 MHz, long-DIMM