The TVS-471 is a powerful NAS storage solution designed for I/O-intensive tasks, mission-critical business applications and fast-growing data storage needs. Incorporating reliability and security, the TVS-471 delivers high performance with persistent throughput and provides a comprehensive storage solution for SMBs to build a reliable private cloud.
- Manage, share, and back up business data with Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR)
- 10GbE-ready, highly-efficient storage solution for 4K video playback, transcoding and on-the-fly editing
- Use the TVS-471 as a PC with exclusive QvPC Technology
- Supports VMware®, Citrix®, and Microsoft® Hyper-V and advanced virtualization features
- Full NAS encryption by volume-based technology
- Enhanced data security with high-performance AES 256-bit encryption and anti-virus
- Run multiple Windows/Linux/Android-based virtual machines with the Virtualization Station
Lightning fast performance
The TVS-471 supports 6Gbps hard drives and 10Gb Ethernet, delivering over 2,300 MB/s throughput and 151,000 IOPS*. The TVS-471 is powered by an Intel® Haswell processor with numerous options including Pentium®, Core™ i3, Core™ i5 and Core™ i7 for users to flexibly choose based on their demands, greatly enhancing the efficiency of CPU-consuming tasks such as running Virtualization Station, real-time 4K video playback & transcoding, and serving large numbers of simultaneous connections.
*Tested in QNAP Lab. Figures could vary by environment.
Testing Environment: 2 Client PC configuration: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU, 16GB DDR3 RAM, Windows 7 professional 64-bit, Dual-port Intel X520 10GbE Server Adapter, IOMeter sequential read and write. NAS configurations: TVS-471-i3, Plextor PX-256MPro SSDs with RAID 5 configuration, QNAP LAN-10G2T-X550 dual-port 10GBase-T network adapter*1
QTS - Simple and efficient
Thanks to the intuitive user interface of QTS, system operations of the TVS-471 are smooth and handy. Its intelligent desktop allows you to find desired functions quickly, create desktop shortcuts or group shortcuts, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing greater operating efficiency.Learn more: QTS 4
Qsirch – A smarter, faster way to search
Quickly and easily find documents, photos, videos, and music with Qsirch, QNAP’s new built-in NAS search application lets you find what you need by real-time, natural search. Simply type in as much as you know about what you are trying to find, including bits of the file name or even words/phrases in the document, and Qsirch will display a list of matches, complete with thumbnails, as you type. Qsirch even remembers your search history so you can quickly navigate to files you’ve previously searched for. Qsirch is a huge productivity boost – it greatly reduces the amount of time spent looking for files on the NAS so you can focus on other tasks.
Note: 2GB RAM (4GB or more RAM is recommended for optimum performance) and QTS 4.1 or newer firmware is required.
Learn more: Qsirch
SSD cache acceleration
The TVS-471 supports SSD caching which can greatly boost IOPS performance of storage volumes to increase operational efficiency. It is perfect for improving overall workflow of IOPS-demanding applications such as virtualization, and allows the best of both cost and performance by combining SSDs with HDDs.Learn more: SSD cache
The TVS-471 offers 4 inbuilt Gigabit Ethernet ports and supports 10 Gigabit high speed networks by installing a 10GbE network adapter. The 10GbE-ready TVS-471 delivers lightning-fast data throughput and coupled with the support for a large storage capacity is perfect for data centers to store big data and excel in fast data transmission, as well as editing 4K videos on-the-fly without transferring the videos between the TVS-471 and desktop computers.Learn more: 10GbE solution
Extend the functionality of the TVS-471 with virtualization
The Virtualization Station transforms the TVS-471 into a 2-in-a-box NAS that can function as an all-in-one NAS and a virtualization platform that supports multiple operating systems, fast virtual machine creation, virtual machine import/export, snapshot, and enables desktop operations on web browsers. With an easy-to-use interface, you can centrally manage all of the virtual machines created on the TVS-471 with minimal effort. You can also download VMs on demand from online VM markets and import them to TVS-471 without any complex procedure.
Learn more: Virtualization Station
Full NAS encryption technology ensures data security
QNAP’s full NAS encryption by volume-based technology effectively ensures data security by encrypting all of the files stored in the default shared folders on the TVS-471. Even if the TVS-471 is encrypted, all the files can still be accessible via Windows SMB/CIFS, iSCSI, and NFS protocols. Users without permission to access the TVS-471 will be unable to access the stored files, hence data security risks and privacy leaks can be avoided.
Intelligent Storage Manager
The QTS Storage Manager provides a secure and flexible way to manage volumes. This next-generation volume management offers powerful features such as storage pooling with multiple RAID group protection, thin provisioned volumes with Space Reclaim, block-level iSCSI LUN and online capacity expansion. The QTS Storage Manager neatly presents tools and options for managing system storage to simplify the process of NAS capacity expansion and QNAP storage expansion enclosure management.
Cross-platform file sharing, centralized data storage
The TVS-471 supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX networks. Data, logs and ISO images of CDs and DVDs can be centrally stored on the Turbo NAS and protected by an integrated antivirus solution. The Windows AD and LDAP services enable system administrators to configure user permissions by using existing Windows AD server, LDAP server or NAS build-in LDAP services. The TVS-471 supports SAMBA v4 and can act as a Windows domain controller to manage privilege settings.Learn more: Windows Active Directory (AD), LDAP Directory Service, Antivirus, ISO share, Syslog service
Well-rounded backup solutions to secure data
The QNAP NetBak Replicator supports real-time and scheduled data backup on Windows including Outlook email archiving. Apple Time Machine is also supported to provide Mac OS X users with a solution to effortlessly back up data to the TVS-471. The USB 3.0 port on the front panel of the TVS-471 features a one-touch-copy function for you to instantly back up data on external drives to the TVS-471 with just one click, or alternatively to back up data from the TVS-471 to external drives. A wide range of third-party backup software such as Acronis® True Image and Symantec® Backup Exec are also supported.Learn more: NetBak Replicator, Time Machine backup, External device backup, Third-party backup software compatibility
Disaster recovery solutions brings peace of mind
The TVS-471 offers various data recovery options. RTRR (Real-Time Remote Replication) supports real time or scheduled data backup to a remote Turbo NAS or FTP server and synchronizes files to a remote folder from a local folder with better backup efficiency and reduced backup time. The TVS-471 also supports rsync protocol to back up data to another remote server on a scheduled basis. Data can also be backed up to and restored from a range of cloud storage services, including Amazon® S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft® Azure, ElephantDrive®, Dropbox® and Google Cloud Storage.Learn more: RTRR, rsync, Cloud storage backup
Comprehensive security options
In an open network environment, business data may be exposed in a potential hack. The TVS-471 provides numerous security options, such as encrypted access, IP blocking, and more. Besides, IT administrators can control the access rights of each user to different folders, preventing unauthorized access to important files. The TVS-471 is validated with military level FIPS 140-2 AES 256-bit encryption, preventing sensitive business data from unauthorized access and breach even if the hard drives or the entire system were stolen.Learn more: Encrypted access, IP blocking, Hard drive encryption
Storage for comprehensive virtualization applications
The TVS-471 supports VMware® and Citrix®, and is compatible with Microsoft® Hyper-V™ and Windows Server 2012, benefiting flexible deployment and management in the virtualization environments. The TVS-471 supports VMware VAAI and Microsoft ODX to increase performance by offloading server loading for ESXi server and Hyper-V respectively, and supports QNAP vSphere Client plug-in and QNAP SMI-S provider with enhanced efficiency of operations and management in virtualization applications.Learn more: VMware® Ready™, Citrix® Ready™, Microsoft® Hyper-V™, VMware VAAI, Microsoft ODX, SMI-S provider for Microsoft SCVMM
File synchronization across multiple devices
The Qsync utility turns your TVS-471 into a safe data center for file synchronization with a large storage capacity. Any file uploaded to the TVS-471 will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops or mobile devices. Qsync is especially useful for frequent travelers to manage files and always have the most updated files on different devices. Qsync provides multiple ways of file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of collaboration.Learn more: Qsync
Comprehensive surveillance solution providing 24/7 security
The TVS-471’s Surveillance Station offers a professional surveillance solution with a user-friendly management interface, a wide range of over 2,700 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 also install the Vmobile app on your iOS® or Android™ mobile devices to manage the monitoring channels anytime and anywhere to safeguard your office environment, or install the Vcam app to turn your mobile device into a network camera to instantly record any moment around you to your TVS-471.Learn more: Surveillance Station
Install-on-demand apps to extend NAS functionality
The TVS-471 has a built-in App Center that provides over 100 install-on-demand apps developed by QNAP and third-party developers, including tools for backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and much more. It is also a centralized location for managing & updating installed apps. In addition, QNAP’s development platform embraces the open-source spirit to enable developers to create their own apps, adding potentially limitless potential for the TVS-471.Learn more: App Center
Seamless capacity expansion via SAS or USB interface
The TVS-471 supports online capacity expansion by connecting multiple high-performance SAS-enabled QNAP RAID expansion enclosures or economical USB 3.0 expansion units to meet the needs of growing business data. With the QNAP scale-up solution, raw storage capacity can be gradually expanded. It is especially useful for large data applications, such as video surveillance, data archiving, and TV broadcast storage, and more.
The maximum number of drives available by connecting QNAP expansion enclosures:
|QNAP NAS Model||Storage Expansion Enclosure||No. of RAID Expansion Enclosure||Total HDD No. (NAS + Enclosure)|
**To support UX-500P and UX-800P, QTS 4.2.0 (or later) firmware is required. Please create a separate static volume or storage pool on the UX expansion unit to expand the NAS storage space.
Learn more: QNAP expansion enclosures
Additional SMB-ready features
The TVS-471 supports various business applications as an all-in-one Turbo NAS with cost-efficiency.
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The Turbo NAS supports FTP server to share large files, coming with user-defined settings including bandwidth limitations, number of connections, and write-only permission.
The Turbo NAS supports Surveillance Station to connect and manage multiple IP cameras remotely, including real-time monitoring, video recording, playback, and event notifications.
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Accessories (Optional Purchase):
|Storage expansion accessories|
|Tower 10-bay SAS RAID expansion enclosure.|
|Tower 8-bay USB RAID expansion enclosure|
|Tower 5-bay USB RAID expansion enclosure|
| 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.
|Mini SAS external cable (SFF-8088 to SFF-8088), 1.0 m|
|Mini SAS external cable (SFF-8088 to SFF-8088), 0.5 m|
|2GB DDR3 RAM, 1600 MHz, SO-DIMM|
|4GB DDR3 RAM, 1600 MHz, SO-DIMM|
|8GB DDR3 RAM, 1600 MHz, SO-DIMM|
|Dual-port Gigabit Network Expansion Card|
|Dual-port 10 Gigabit Network Expansion Card|
|Single-port 10 Gigabit Network Expansion Card (10G SFP+ interface)|
|USB 3.1 card|
| QNAP USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Type-A dual-port PCIe card |
Note: Requires QTS 4.3.0 and later.
TVS-471 with Intel® Core™ i3-4150 3.5GHz dual-core processor and 4GB DDR3 RAM
TVS-471 with Intel® Pentium® G3250 3.2GHz dual-core processor and 4GB DDR3 RAM