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TS-1273U-RP
High-performance quad-core NAS with dual 10GbE SFP+ ports and redundant power supplies
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Powered by a high-performance AMD R-Series quad-core processor with up to 64GB DDR4 RAM, the TS-1273U-RP features dual 10GbE SFP+ ports and provides two M.2 SATA 6Gb/s SSD slots that allows the greatest flexibility in tiered storage configuration and enables cache acceleration. This powerful hardware can also double the encrypted file transfer performance with AES-NI encryption acceleration. The TS-1273U-RP is designed for small and medium-sized businesses looking for private cloud, cross-platform file sharing and collaboration, efficient backup/restoration, storage for virtualization, and to future-proof their IT infrastructure for 10GbE networks with maximized ROI.

  • NAS and iSCSI-SAN unified storage solution
  • Built-in 10GbE SFP+ ports, highly-efficient storage solution for virtualization and on-the-fly media editing & sharing
  • Hot-swappable redundant power supplies ensures maximum system uptime
  • Supports virtualization, containerized apps, centralized storage, backup, sharing, and disaster recovery
  • Secure access with VPN Server & VPN Client
  • Qfiling enables automatic file organization, Qsirch provides full-text file searching, and QmailAgent simplifies managing multiple email accounts
  • The new QVR Pro allows dedicated storage space for surveillance data in the NAS, and leverages the advantages of storage manageability from QTS
  • Expandable storage capacity by using QNAP expansion enclosures or VJBOD (Virtual JBOD)

AMD R-Series RX-421ND quad-core CPU with AES-NI encryption acceleration

The TS-1273U-RP is equipped with the AMD R-Series RX-421ND quad-core 2.1 GHz CPU (Turbo Core up to 3.4 GHz), dual channel 8GB/16GB/64GB DDR4 RAM (upgradable to 64GB), four 1GbE ports, and a pre-installed dual-port 10GbE network card. With a dual 10GbE configuration, the TS-1273U-RP is capable of delivering up to 1531 MB/s throughput for lightning-fast multi-tasking with low power consumption, while the accelerated encryption engine with AES-NI enables unmatched encryption performance in its class (up to 1305 MB/s with AES 256-bit full NAS volume encryption) to boost system performance, security, and ensuring the confidentiality of sensitive business data stored in the NAS.

 

Tested in QNAP Labs. Figures may vary by environment.

Test environment:
NAS: TS-1273U-8G with QTS 4.3.3
Volume type: RAID 5; 12 x Intel S3500 240GB SSDs (SSDSC2BB240G4) 
Client PC:
Intel® Core™ i7-4770 3.40GHz CPU; 16GB RAM; Mellanox 10GbE NIC ; Windows® 10 64-bit

Built-in 10GbE connectivity

The TS-1273U-RP supports 10GbE high-speed networks with an included dual-port 10GbE SFP+ PCIe network adapter, supporting lightning-fast data throughput for businesses that demand higher bandwidth for virtualization and fast backup and restoration for an ever-growing amount of data. It also boosts the productivity of media workflows by enabling on-the-fly high-resolution video editing without needing to transfer videos between the TS-1273U-RP and workstations.

Learn more: 10GbE solution

High reliability design ensuring business continuity

The business-ready TS-1273U-RP is designed to provide 24/7 operations and services. The support for comprehensive RAID configurations and hot-swapping allow for replacing hard drives without service interruption. QNAP's advanced RAID recovery technology also helps if any healthy drives are accidentally removed from a degraded RAID volume. The system can be recovered by reinserting the wrongly-removed hard drives so the data can still be accessible. The TS-1273U-RP delivers high reliability and efficiency with quad LAN support for multiple port-trunking modes including fail-over support. The TS-1273U-RP also features a hot-swappable redundant power supply to ensure maximum system uptime.

Learn more: RAID configuration, RAID recovery, Global Hot Spare

M.2 SATA 6Gb/s SSD & 2.5" SSD cache with Qtier optimization

The TS-1273U-RP supports SSD caching to increase IOPS performance, and supports higher transfer speeds and reliability with (optional) two M.2 2280 SATA 6Gb/s SSDs. Using an SSD cache boosts overall system performance, and is perfect for improving the overall workflow of random IOPS demanding applications such as virtualization. QNAP's Qtier Technology empowers the TS-1273U-RP with Auto Tiering that further helps continuously optimize storage efficiency across M.2 SSD, 2.5" SSD, and high-capacity SATA drives with around-the-clock acceleration.

Note:
1. M.2 SSD is optional
2. M.2 SSD operations can easily generate excessive heat, and it is recommended to install a heatsink (from QNAP or a third-party provider) on the M.2 SSD.

Learn more: SSD cache, Qtier

QTS – The most intelligent and intuitive NAS operating system

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.

Learn more: QTS, App Center

Storage for comprehensive virtualization applications

The TS-1273U-RP is a comprehensive iSCSI/IP-SAN storage solution, and supports VMware®, Citrix®, Microsoft® Hyper-V® and Windows Server® 2012 R2, benefiting flexible deployment and management in virtualization environments. The TS-1273U-RP 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 operational efficiency and management in virtualization applications.

Learn more: Storage for virtualization

Integrated virtualization and container solutions

Virtualization Station allows you to host virtual machines (VM) on the TS-1273U-RP and access them via a web browser or Virtual Network Computing (VNC), while Container Station integrates LXC and Docker® lightweight virtualization technologies for operating multiple isolated Linux® systems on TS-1273U-RP as well as downloading 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 on your private IoT cloud. No longer constrained by physical network performance, the Network & Virtual Switch greatly increases data transfer between VMs, containers and NAS through the internal interface.

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

Optimized collaboration with cross-platform file sharing and sync

The TS-1273U-RP centrally stores data, logs and various files, and supports SMB/CIFS, AFP, and NFS protocols for file sharing across Windows®, Mac®, Linux®/UNIX® networks. Coupled with Qsync - a utility that turns a QNAP NAS into a safe, high-capacity data center for file synchronization - any file uploaded to the TS-1273U-RP will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops or mobile devices. You can sync shared folders and team folders for group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of team projects and collaboration.

Learn more: Cross-platform file sharing, Qsync

Well-rounded backup & disaster recovery solutions

The TS-1273U-RP offers flexible backup solutions for Windows® and Mac® users, Volume/LUN snapshots (block-based LUN* and file-based LUN), Folder snapshot, 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.

* 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: Data backup & Disaster recovery, Remote backup solutions, VM backup, Volume & LUN Snapshots, Hybrid Backup Sync

Comprehensive security to protect your data

In open network environments, business data may be exposed in a potential hack. The TS-1273U-RP provides numerous security options, such as antivirus, encrypted access, IP blocking, 2-step verification, and more. IT administrators can also control the access rights of each user to different folders, preventing unauthorized access to important files. The TS-1273U-RP supports AES 256-bit encryption, preventing sensitive business data from unauthorized access and breach even if the hard drives or the entire system were stolen. Windows AD server, LDAP server, and built-in LDAP service are also supported.

Learn more: Privileges & Security

Secure access with VPN & Proxy Server

The new QVPN app combines VPN Server and VPN Client functionality. Through QVPN, the TS-1273U-RP can be used as a VPN server with L2TP/ IPsec, OpenVPN, and PPTP support, allowing you to securely access data shared within the private local network. The TS-1273U-RP can also be used as a VPN Client to connect to other VPN servers or virtual private network through PPTP and OpenVPN for secure data transmission. VPN Client also allows your NAS to connect to multiple servers at the same time. You can connect your devices to your NAS and the VPN server at home to access data on the LAN; via VPN Client on your NAS you can connect to international VPN servers for accessing regionally-restricted services such as Netflix and Hulu in HD Station.

Fast data filing and searching to double your productivity

The TS-1273U-RP provides Qfiling and Qsirch for effortlessly organizing and searching for files, providing you with a highly-efficient data storage center. Qfiling automates file organization - simply determine filing conditions, set a schedule, and files will be organized and archived based on your settings. The Qsirch full-text search tool features quick file searching and supports thumbnail previews, content abstract, keyword hints, and more. Both apps provide huge productivity boosts that greatly reduce the time spent looking for files on the NAS, allowing you to focus on other tasks.

Learn more: Qfiling, Qsirch

Centralized email and contact management for improved communication workflows

It can be hard to manage emails and contact information that are scattered across multiple computers, devices, and accounts - not to mention if important emails or contact information are lost or become inaccessible due to account closure or device malfunction/loss. QNAP QmailAgent and Qcontactz helps you centrally store and manage emails and contact information, making them accessible to all of your devices at any time - and with the powerful Qsirch search engine, you can easily find specific contacts and emails whenever needed.

Learn more: QmailAgent, Qcontactz, Qsirch

Comprehensive surveillance solution providing 24/7 security

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-1273U-RP. The TS-1273U-RP offers 4 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 72 channels by purchasing additional licenses.

Learn more: Surveillance Station, Vmobile, Vcam

Whole new QVR Pro surveillance solution

The TS-1273U-RP supports QVR Pro (Beta) that integrates QNAP's professional QVR system into the QTS operating system. You can arrange a dedicated, independent storage space for surveillance data on the NAS and leverage the advantages of scalability and storage manageability from QTS. QVR Pro features a flexible monitoring interface that allows adjusting the proportion and monitor view of IP cameras, supports an upgraded timeline feature that provides instant video search and quick view identification in live monitoring mode, and allows for monitoring views and playing back images without switching between windows. Additional functions like batch adding and editing cameras and searching for cameras across different LANs further save the cost and time in deploying and maintaining a complete surveillance system. With the newly-developed QUSBCam2 App, you can use a USB camera as an ONVIF network camera. Simply connect it to your TS-1273U-RP, and you can view real-time images without installing any software. Through QVR Pro, you can even store recordings for playback, allowing you to build a surveillance system with a minimal budget.

Learn more: QVR Pro

Economical, flexible storage expansion solution

Besides attaching QNAP expansion enclosures, the TS-1273U-RP's storage capacity can also be increased by using VJBOD. With VJBOD, the storage capacity of other QNAP NAS* can be used as virtual disks that can be mounted as local disks on the TS-1273U-RP for shares, applications, or even creating another LUN. You can use the QTS Storage Manager to easily handle NAS capacity expansion and storage expansion enclosure management.

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

QNAP NAS Model QNAP Expansion Enclosure No. of RAID Expansion Enclosure Total HDD No. (NAS + Enclosure)
TS-1273U-RP REXP-1620U-RP** 8 140
7 124
6 108
5 92
4 76
3 60
2 44
1 28
REXP-1220U-RP** 8 108
7 96
6 84
5 72
4 60
3 48
2 36
1 24
UX-1200U-RP 2 36
1 24
UX-800U-RP 2 28
1 20

*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.
**A 12 Gb/s SAS expansion card (P/N: SAS-12G2E) is required, and the pre-installed dual-port 10GbE SFP+ LAN card must be removed.

Learn more: Storage Manager, QNAP expansion enclosure, VJBOD

Accessories (Optional Purchase):

Storage expansion accessories

UX-1200U-RP
2U, 12-bay USB RAID expansion enclosure

UX-800U-RP
2U, 8-bay USB RAID expansion enclosure

REXP-1620U-RP
3U, 16-bay SAS RAID expansion enclosure

REXP-1220U-RP
2U, 12-bay SAS RAID expansion enclosure

SAS-12G2E
Dual-wide-port storage expansion card, SAS 12Gbps.

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

CAB-SAS10M-8644
Mini SAS external cable (SFF-8644 to SFF-8644), 1.0 m

CAB-SAS05M-8644
Mini SAS external cable (SFF-8644 to SFF-8644), 0.5 m
Rail kit

RAIL-B02
B02 series (Chassis) rail kit
SFP+ DAC Cable

CAB-DAC15M-SFPP-A02
SFP+ Direct attach cable 1.5m

CAB-DAC30M-SFPP-DEC01
SFP+ Direct attach cable 3m

CAB-DAC50M-SFPP-DEC01
SFP+ Direct attach cable 5m
RAM

RAM-4GDR4A0-UD-2400
4GB DDR4 RAM, 2400 MHz, UDIMM

RAM-8GDR4A0-UD-2400
8GB DDR4 RAM, 2400 MHz, UDIMM

RAM-16GDR4A0-UD-2400
16GB DDR4 RAM, 2400 MHz, UDIMM
M.2 SSD

SSD-M2080-256GB-A01
256GB M.2 2280 SATA SSD
LAN card

LAN-1G2T-I210
QNAP dual-port Gigabit RJ45 network expansion card

LAN-10G1SR
QNAP single-port 10 Gigabit SFP+ network expansion card

LAN-10G2SF-MLX
QNAP dual-port 10 Gigabit SFP+ network expansion card

LAN-10G2T-X550
QNAP dual-port 10 Gigabit 10GBASE-T network expansion card
USB 3.1 card

USB-U31A2P01
QNAP USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Type-A dual-port PCIe card
QM2: M.2 SSD/10GbE PCIe expansion card

QM2-2S
Dual M.2 22110/2280 SATA SSD expansion card

QM2-2P
Dual M.2 22110/2280 PCIe NVMe SSD expansion card

QM2-2S10G1T
Dual M.2 2280 SATA SSD & single-port 10GbE expansion card

QM2-2P10G1T
Dual M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe SSD & single-port 10GbE expansion card

Note: The pre-installed dual-port 10GbE SFP+ LAN card must be removed if you want to install other expansion cards.

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