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  • Centralized Storage, Backup, and File Sharing for Business
  • NAS, iSCSI/ IP-SAN Storage Combo Solution for Server Virtualization
  • Private Cloud Storage for Ease of Deployment
  • Exceptional Performance: 221.8 MB/sec Reading, 220.8 MB/sec Writing

 

Modern businesses and workgroups face the challenge of finding a robust storage solution that can scale with the exponential increase in digital content their organization creates.  From shared documents, old archived files and large rich media files, through to enterprise databases and core applications data, this challenge will only become more acute.  Deploying an appropriate IT environment with a reliable, affordable, and expandable storage solution is business critical.  The ability to securely store, share, and back up digital assets has become one of the most important tasks for an SMB IT administrator, choosing the right option will significantly enhance business productivity and crucially offer a reliable disaster recovery solution in an age when downtime of any nature impacts profitability.

The QNAP TS-269 Pro is a 2-bay, all-in-one NAS server with exceptional performance that can meet the storage requirements of modern SMB IT environments.  Features include, secure cross-platform file sharing for Windows®, Mac®, and Linux/UNIX users, an iSCSI/ IP-SAN storage combo solution and a number of versatile, value-added business applications.  With a well-rounded set of backup solutions integrated in the QNAP TS-269 Pro, critical business information can be safely protected against unexpected data loss.  The QNAP TS-269 Pro is also an ideal shared storage solution for virtualized and clustered environments, via VMware®Readyand Citrix®Readycertification, and a proven compatibility with Microsoft®Hyper-V environments.

The IT administrators can use the Surveillance Station Pro on the Turbo NAS to manage the connected IP cameras and set up a video surveillance system with comprehensive monitoring, recording, and playback features through mobile access.

The intuitive MyCloudNAS service simplifies the process of publishing content residing on the Turbo NAS over the Internet and helps users create a private cloud in just a few simple steps.  The mobile apps Qfile, Qmanager, and Qmobile provide iOS®or Androidusers a convenient way to access and monitor the Turbo NAS live and on the go.

Centralized Storage and File Sharing

Cross-platform Sharing with Antivirus

The Turbo NAS 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 IT administrator to retrieve user accounts from Windows AD or LDAP-based directory server to the Turbo NAS, reducing time and effort in account setup.  Users can use the same login name and password to access the Turbo NAS.

Shared Folder Aggregation

Access the shared folders of other servers on Microsoft Networking through the "portal folder" on the Turbo NAS.  This saves the time and effort in logging in multiple servers one by one.

ISO File Archiving and Sharing

The 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 efficiency of data sharing on business network.

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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.

Secure Measures for Data Storage and Access

  • Policy-based Unauthorized IP Blocking
    The IT administrator can allow, deny or auto block specified IP address or network domain which attempt to connect to the Turbo NAS via SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, Samba, or AFP.
  • Remote Login
    The Turbo NAS supports remote login via SSH (secure shell) or Telnet connection.
  • SSL Security (HTTPS)
    The Turbo NAS supports HTTPS connection.  The IT administrator can upload a secure certificate and RSA private key in X.509PEM format issued by a trusted provider to allow access to the Turbo NAS via secure SSL login.
  • Secure FTP
    The Turbo NAS 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 Turbo NAS can be backed up to or from another Turbo NAS or Rsync server over the network securely.
  • Shared Folder Management
    The IT administrator can select to hide or show selected shared folders of the Turbo NAS on Windows network.
  • User Authority Management
    Create multiple users and specify their password, quota, and user groups by simply uploading the batch files in TXT or Excel CSV format to the NAS.  Export and import of users list are also supported.

Backup Center for Business

Well-rounded Backup Solutions

The Turbo NAS offers the IT administrator flexible server backup solutions, including encrypted remote replication, Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR), and cloud-based storage backup.  Windows users and Mac users can use QNAP NetBak Replicator utility and Time Machine respectively to back up data to the Turbo NAS.  Furthermore, the Turbo NAS supports third party backup software such as Veeam®Backup & Replication and Acronis®True Image.

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Disaster Recovery Solution

The Turbo NAS 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 Turbo NAS and a remote QNAP NAS, an FTP server, or an external drive.

iSCSI LUN Snapshot/Backup

Server virtualization reduces IT expenditure yet provides flexible server management.  Adopting a proper data protection and disaster recovery for virtual machines has become vastly important.  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.

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Backup to external drive via USB3.0

The IT administrator can connect external storage devices to the Turbo NAS via the eSATA or USB ports and back up data in the NAS shared folders to the external devices. Three backup modes are provided: instant, scheduled, and automatic backup.

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The Turbo NAS 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

iSCSI and Virtualization Deployment

The Turbo NAS is VMware®Ready, Citrix®Ready, and Windows®Hyper-V compliant.

NAS + iSCSI Combo Solution

The Turbo NAS can serve as a NAS for file sharing and iSCSI storage concurrently.

Flexible Management

The Turbo NAS 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.

Designed for Virtualized and Clustered Environments

Compared with a high cost Fibre Channel SAN, the Turbo NAS 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.

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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 IT 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.

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 Turbo NAS 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.

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Private Cloud Storage

The Turbo NAS helps users reap all the benefits of cloud computing.  A personal cloud for home usage or a private cloud for business use can be built easily.  This cloud provides flexible ways for data access, sharing, and backup, virtually anytime, anywhere.

MyCloudNAS Service

The MyCloudNAS service simplifies the process of publishing contents in the Turbo NAS over the Internet.  It provides a web-based portal for file management and access, and supports backing up important data from the Turbo NAS to other cloud storage providers such as Amazon S3, ElephantDrive, and Symform.

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Email Invitation

The MyCloudNAS provide an easy way to send out an email invitation to friends.  The invitation contains step-by-step instructions on accessing the Turbo NAS.  It also provides a link to download the Windows application MyCloudNAS Connect that allows people even without proficient networking skills to easily set up and connect to the Turbo NAS.

Mobile Apps for On-the-go Access and Monitoring

Qfile is an app for users to browse and manage the files on the Turbo NAS. 
Qmanager turns users’ mobile devices into a remote control and helps monitor and manage the Turbo NAS.

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Terabytes of photos, music, and videos stored on the Turbo NAS are ready to be streamed by Qmobile from anywhere regardless of the actual storage size of the mobile devices.  Qmobile also provides a convenient way for uploading photos from the mobile devices to the Turbo NAS for instant sharing.

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Surveillance Station Pro

The Surveillance Station Pro supports over 1,000 IP cameras, ranging from high-end to low-end models, and is compatible with ONVIF/PSIA specifications.  Administrators can purchase additional licenses to increase the number of channels based on their surveillance needs.  iOS® and Androidusers can install the VMobile app to monitor the surveillance channels anytime and anywhere with the functions of camera live view, motion-detection recording, PTZ control, instant event notifications, video snapshot, and advanced playback and search functions.

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Advanced Business Features

The Turbo NAS supports a multiuse of server business applications.

File Server
The Turbo NAS provides seamless file sharing cross Windows, Mac, Linux, and UNIX platforms. It also supports WebDAV for easy access to shared folders via HTTP/HTTPS protocol remotely.
FTP Server
The IT administrator can establish an FTP server with the Turbo NAS and share files conveniently with colleagues or customers.
Web Server
The IT administrator can host multiple websites on the Turbo NAS with the built-in web server and virtual host feature.
RADIUS Server
The 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.
Syslog Server
By collecting and storing the logs of other network devices on the Turbo NAS with the Syslog server feature, the IT administrator can easily monitor the status of these devices and troubleshoot problems when necessary.
Printer Server
The Turbo NAS offers printer sharing over the network and remote printing over the Internet via IPP (Internet Printing Protocol). Print job management, and Bonjour printing for Mac OS X are also supported.
IPv6
The Turbo NAS supports IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6) which makes the NAS a dual-stack IP host running IPv4 and IPv6 at the same time.
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.
Software Expansion via QPKG Center
Maximize the usage of the Turbo NAS by installing additional QPKG software add-ons developed by users in QNAP’s worldwide community.
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.

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.

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External Drive Encryption

An external drive attached to the Turbo NAS means easy removal.  The important data on the drive needs a solution to protect the data against theft.  The Turbo NAS now supports encrypting contents in the external drive.

Advanced RAID Management with Hot-swap Design

The Turbo NAS offers RAID 0, 1, single, and JBOD disk configurations.  It also supports hot-swap design so that a failed member drive of a RAID configuration (RAID 1 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 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

Upgrade the disk configuration to a higher RAID level with the data retained without turning off the server.

IP-SAN/ iSCSI Storage and Virtual Disk Drives (VDD) for Storage Expansion

The Turbo NAS provides a cost-efficient iSCSI solution to set up an IP-SAN storage.  With the built-in iSCSI initiator, the Turbo NAS can also connect to other iSCSI targets over the network and turn them into virtual disk drives (VDD).

iSCSI Storage Plug & Play

Now the Windows version of QNAP Finder provides a convenient way to expand desktop computer or server storage capacity by connecting to the Turbo NAS and mapping a network drive or a Virtual Disk.

User-friendly System Management

The Turbo NAS offers various features to help the administrator manage the system efficiently.

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.

SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol)
Collect the information, warning, or errors of the Turbo NAS and send warnings up to 3 SNMP servers for centralized management and real-time monitoring.
S.M.A.R.T. & Advanced Hard Drive Health Scan (HHS)
Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.) helps the IT administrator monitor hard disk status. Moreover, the Turbo NAS supports Hard Drive Health Scan (HHS) for disk checking and bad blocks scanning.

Multiple LAN Deployment

The Turbo NAS 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 the Turbo NAS can be configured in failover mode that allows the Turbo NAS to sustain the failure of one network port and provide continuous services.
Load Balancing
The LAN ports of the Turbo NAS 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.
Multi-IP Settings
The Turbo NAS can be deployed with multiple different IP settings for sharing among different workgroups in two different subnets.

Virtual LAN

The IT administrator can integrate the Turbo NAS to an existing VLAN on a virtualization environment and configure the Turbo NAS as the storage system of other VLAN devices. By enabling VLAN on the Turbo NAS, only the devices with the same VLAN ID can access the Turbo NAS.

Wireless LAN

Connect the Turbo NAS to the wireless network through a USB Wi-Fi dongle for convenient access. The Turbo NAS is compatible with fast 802.11n and 802.11g dongles for Wi-Fi connection.

Exceptional Performance with Port Trunking Support

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The Gigabit Ethernet interface and fast processor enable the Turbo NAS to deliver superior performance and high reliability for critical applications.

  • FTP/SAMBA Testing Environment: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU @ 3.40GHz/ DDR3 1600Hz 16GB, Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64bit ZyXEL GS-2024
  • FTP/SAMBA Testing Method: Connect the Turbo NAS and PC to switch, upload/download 5GB file without Jumbo Frame, FTP Tool: FileZilla

Eco-friendly & Energy-efficient

The Turbo NAS features green technologies to protect the environment and save electricity bill. The smart fan monitors the system temperature of the Turbo NAS and automatically adjusts its speed to ensure quiet operation and power saving. The hard drives can be set to enter standby mode after a period of idling to reduce power consumption and extend hard drive lifespan. Scheduled power on/off feature provides flexibility to only allow the Turbo NAS to operate in designated time and therefore minimize power usage.

Power Management

Wake on LAN
Enable this option to power on the Turbo NAS remotely by Wake on LAN.
Hard Drive Standby
Configure the hard drives to enter standby mode if there is no drive access within the specified period.
Scheduled Power on/off
The flexible scheduled power on/off feature is provided for IT administrators to manage the up time of the Turbo NAS according to the working hours. The administrator can set the time for automatic system power on, power off, or restart on any days of the week.
UPS Support
The Turbo NAS supports USB UPS devices (usbhid-ups supported) to allow users to store the data in time and avoid critical data loss when power outage occurs during data transfer. Network UPS allows multiple Turbo NAS servers on the same physical network to be protected by a single UPS via receiving UPS notification on abnormal power supply.

 

Optional Accessories

RAM
1GB RAM Module: RAM-1GDR3-SO-1333
2GB RAM Module: RAM-2GDR3-SO-1333
Remote Control
IR Remote Control: RM-IR001

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