TS-453Bmini - QNAP

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Designed for office and family users with a vertical form factor and elegant glossy look, the TS-453Bmini features the latest Intel® Quad-core processor and AES-NI hardware encryption to provide high performance, high security, and intelligent operation. Its user-friendly design, quiet cooling, adjustable LED indicators, and abundant applications provides a comfortable user experience for small organizations and home users to fulfill their various data storage, backup, sharing, and entertainment needs. Internet of Things (IoT) developers can even install the open-source Ubuntu® platform to develop and run IoT applications directly on the TS-453Bmini for enjoying a private cloud system integrated with storage and IoT.

  • Enhanced data security with high-performance AES 256-bit encryption and anti-virus
  • Use the TS-453Bmini as a PC with QvPC Technology
  • QNAP Linux Station supports the Ubuntu® OS with direct output via HDMI
  • Supports dual-channel 4K H.265/H.265 hardware decoding and on-the-fly or offline transcoding
  • Manage, share, and back up business data with Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR)
  • NAS and iSCSI-SAN unified storage solution for server virtualization
  • Run multiple containers and Windows/Linux/UNIX/Android-based virtual machines with Container Station and Virtualization Station
  • Supports VMware®, Citrix®, Microsoft® Hyper-V and advanced virtualization features
  • Expand the total raw storage capacity up to 12 drivers with the economical UX-800P QNAP expansion enclosure

High-performance Quad-core processor and hardware-accelerated AES-NI encryption

Powered by the energy-efficient Intel® Celeron® J3455 1.5 GHz (burst up to 2.3GHz) Quad-core processor with dual channel 4/8GB DDRL RAM (upgradable to 8GB), two Gigabit LAN ports and SATA 6Gb/s, the TS-453Bmini drives up to 225MB/s read speed and runs tasks smoothly and quickly under dual network environments. The TS-453Bmini features Intel® AES-NI hardware-accelerated encryption to drive transfer speeds of up to 225 MB/s with AES 256-bit encryption for both full NAS volume and shared folders, boosting system performance and security while ensuring the safety of sensitive business data stored in the TS-453Bmini.

Tested in QNAP Labs. Figures may vary by environment.

Test Environment:
NAS:
- OS: QTS 4.3.2
- Volume type: RAID 5 (Seagate) ST1000NM0033 x 4

Client PCs:
- Intel® Core™ i7-4770 3.40Ghz, DDR3 1600Hz 16GB, ST31000524AS, Microsoft Windows 10 64bit

Vertical and user-friendly design

The glossy TS-453Bmini features a stylish vertical design that takes up 29% less desktop space*. The TS-453Bmini's user-friendly design includes a quiet cooling system and a tool-less design for installing and replacing hot-swappable 3.5" hard drives** and upgrading the RAM. This streamlined architecture design helps you maintain the TS-453Bmini with minimal effort.

*Compared with TS-453A
**The tool-less installation is only for 3.5" hard drives.

Learn more: RAM

Adjustable smart LED

You can adjust the brightness of all system LED indicators (from a scale from 0 to 100, in 5-step increments) and also schedule the system to automatically dim the LEDs at certain times when needed.

QTS 4.3 – The most intelligent and intuitive NAS operating system

The TS-453Bmini natively supports the new 64-bit QTS 4.3 operating system. With modularized multiple applications and functions, QTS 4.3 enhances management efficiency, personal productivity, multimedia, and much more. New intelligent agent services have also been added to simplify system operations and management.

With its intuitive and simplified user interface, QTS features an intelligent desktop allowing 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 working efficiency. QTS breaks the barriers of devices, platforms, and geography to bring optimized cloud experiences and incorporates advanced features.

Learn more: QTS, App Center

QmailAgent - A mailroom center for your private cloud

QmailAgent is an online email client that helps you manage multiple email accounts, allowing you to access all of your emails and to easily switch between different accounts. It provides complete functionality for composing, reading and organizing emails. You can even attach files, photos and documents from the TS-453Bmini when composing emails. iOS® and Android™ users can use the QmailClient app to quickly check multiple email accounts with mobile devices, and to browse & send emails using the QmailAgent on their TS-453Bmini. You can use QmailAgent together with Qsirch, which supports searching through the .eml files stored on the TS-453Bmini, to make searching through and managing massive amounts of emails much easier.

Learn more: QmailAgent

Qcontactz - Easily manage huge amounts of contacts on the NAS

Qcontactz with the high-capacity TS-453Bmini helps you centrally store and manage contact information for colleagues, business partners, families, and friends. Other features include: importing/exporting CSV or vCARD 3.0 files, automatic identification of frequently-used contacts, encryption for sensitive/confidential contact information, smart searching, and more. Qcontactz offers snapshot backups that enable you to revert to a previous version of your contacts list according to your needs. A companion app for Android phones and iPhone is also available for easy access to contacts. Qcontactz can also be used with QmailAgent to create the perfect email workflow environment.

Learn more: Qcontactz

QTS-Linux dual systems, geared for the IoT era

The TS-453Bmini's QTS-Linux dual systems are based upon QNAP's advanced virtualization technologies*. After installing Linux Station from the QTS App Center, you can connect a keyboard, mouse and HDMI display to your NAS and use it as if it was an Ubuntu® PC**. With the TS-453Bmini, you can develop and install various IoT packages on demand and centrally store the data on the TS-453Bmini, benefiting from a secure private storage and development solution.

*Supports Ubuntu and Linux
**The remote desktop function does not support remote audio output

Learn more: Linux Station

Restore files with Volume & LUN Snapshot

QTS Storage Manager adds an easy-to-use web-based snapshot tool for you to easily backup and restore data on the TS-453Bmini back to any point of time in case you lose any important data. You can take snapshots for volumes and LUN (block-based LUN* and file-based LUN), efficiently replicate volume/LUN snapshots via Snapshot Replica to remote servers by copying only the changes made, and quickly clone a volume /LUN snapshot as a local volume without interrupting the current system operation. You can even set up the system to automatically take a snapshot of the volume before backup via RTRR/rsync, even if files are open.

* Up to 256 snapshots per volume or LUN, and a maximum 1,024 snapshots per NAS. It is recommended to use block-based LUN snapshots.

Learn more: Volume & LUN Snapshots, Protect your data from Ransomware

Storage for hosting virtual machines and containerized applications

Virtualization Station allows you to host virtual machines (VM) on the TS-453Bmini and access them via a web browser or VNC. Virtualization Station supports multiple operating systems, fast VM creation, VM backup & restoration, VM import/export, snapshot, and Device Management for centrally managing VMs. Virtualization Station allows the TS-453Bmini, VMs and containers to share the same LAN port. No longer constrained by physical network performance, high-speed virtual switches greatly increases data transfer between VMs, containers and NAS through the internal interface. The TS-453Bmini also features Container Station, which integrates LXC and Docker® lightweight virtualization technologies. You can operate multiple isolated Linux® systems on the TS-453Bmini as well as download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry®. Container Station also supports the QIoT Containers platform that helps quickly structure your IoT environment and deployment of your private IoT cloud.

Learn more: Virtualization Station, P2V, Container Station, QIoT Containers

Use NAS to expand NAS capacity with Virtual JBOD

Besides using physical storage expansion enclosures, there is an additional option to expand NAS storage capacity. QNAP VJBOD (Virtual JBOD) is network-based JBOD, allowing you to expand storage of your QNAP NAS with multiple QNAP NAS units. You can mount iSCSI LUNs from a QNAP NAS to the TS-453Bmini as local disks, and create virtual storage pools and volumes for operating NAS applications.

*The remote QNAP NAS must support iSCSI and Storage Pools and use QTS 4.2.1 (or newer). Up to 8 remote NAS units can be mounted.

Learn more: VJBOD

Powerful transcoding for 4K HDMI output

Featuring advanced 9th-generation Intel® HD Graphics, the TS-453Bmini supports dual-channel 4K H.264/H.265 hardware decoding and real-time transcoding, allowing you to convert videos to universal file formats that can be smoothly played on multiple devices*. The TS-453Bmini also supports digital multichannel surround sound, allowing you to enjoy a high-quality audiovisual experience*. For extra convenience, you can easily control HD Station with the free QNAP Remote Control or turn your mobile devices into remote controls by installing the Qremote app.

*The TS-453Bmini’s hardware provides H.264 /H.265 hardware decoding, encoding and transcoding capabilities. However, playback quality may vary due to factors including playback software, file formats, system usage, and available bandwidth.

Learn more: HD Station, Qremote

Cross-platform file sharing, centralized data storage

The TS-453Bmini supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows®, Mac®, Linux®/UNIX® networks. Data, logs and ISO images of CDs and DVDs can be centrally stored on the TS-453Bmini. The Windows AD® and LDAP services enable system administrators to configure user permissions by using an existing Windows AD server, LDAP server or built-in LDAP service.

Learn more: Cross-platform file sharing, Windows Active Directory (AD), LDAP Directory Service, ISO share, Syslog service

Well-rounded backup & disaster recovery solutions

The TS-453Bmini 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, and disaster recovery solutions including RTRR, rsync and cloud storage backup (Amazon® S3, Amazon® Glacier, Microsoft® Azure, ElephantDrive®, Dropbox® and Google Cloud Storage™) are also included.

Learn more: NetBak Replicator, Time Machine backup, External device backup, RTRR, rsync, Cloud storage backup

Disaster recovery solutions bring peace of mind

Hybrid Backup Sync consolidates backup, restoration and synchronization functions (using RTRR, rsync, FTP, CIFS/SMB) into a single app 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. Hybrid Backup Sync supports multi-version backup, flexible job scheduling, file compression to save storage space, and more.

Learn more: RTRR, rsync, Hybrid Backup Sync

Flexibly expand storage capacity

The TS-453Bmini supports capacity expansion by connecting a QNAP expansion enclosure. With the QNAP scale-up solution, the raw storage capacity can be expanded on demand, making the TS-453Bmini an ideal file center with a large storage capacity for digital data.

The maximum number of drives available by connecting QNAP expansion enclosures:

QNAP NAS Model Expansion Enclosure No. of Expansion Enclosures Total HDD No.
(NAS + Enclosure)
TS-453Bmini UX-800P 1 12
UX-500P 1 9

*Please create a separate static volume or storage pool on the UX expansion unit to expand the NAS storage space.

Learn more: QNAP expansion Unit

Energy-saving

The TS-453Bmini features a 14nm CPU and DDR3L RAM which feature low voltage requirements and low power consumption whilst maintaining high performance in system operations. Other eco-friendly designs include scheduled power on/off, hard disk standby mode, and Wake on LAN.

Learn more: Scheduled power on/off or reset, Hard disk standby, Wake on LAN

Additional SMB-ready features

The TS-453Bmini supports various business applications as an all-in-one Turbo NAS with cost-efficiency.

The Turbo NAS supports FTP server to share large files, with user-defined settings including bandwidth limitation, number of connections, and write-only permissions.
The Turbo NAS supports Surveillance Station to connect and manage multiple IP cameras remotely, including real-time monitoring, video recording, playback, and event notifications.

Click here to learn more other business features.

Ordering Information

  • TS-453Bmini-4G:TS-453Bmini with 4GB DDR3L RAM
  • TS-453Bmini-8G:TS-453Bmini with 8GB DDR3L RAM

Accessories (Optional Purchase)

Storage expansion accessories

UX-800P
Tower 8-bay USB RAID expansion enclosure

UX-500P
Tower 5-bay USB RAID expansion enclosure
RAM
2GB DDR3L RAM Module: RAM-2GDR3L-SO-1600
4GB DDR3L RAM Module: RAM-4GDR3L-SO-1600