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TVS-EC1080
10-bay, 10GbE-ready high performance Edge Cloud Turbo vNAS
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QNAP TVS-EC1080, featuring the easy-to-use QTS operating system, provides a reliable and scalable NAS solution to fulfill data backup, file synchronization and remote access. The TVS-EC1080 is 10GbE-ready, delivers exceptional performance, and supports cross-platform file sharing, comprehensive backup solutions, iSCSI and virtualization applications, and many practical business functions, making it the ideal choice for SMBs to secure important business data. It also includes abundant multimedia applications backed by its powerful hardware specifications.
  • 2,000+ MB/s throughput and 223,000+ IOPS
  • Two internal mSATA cache ports and up to 4 SSDs for caching, beneficial to IOPS demanding applications
  • Scalable design, up to 400TB raw capacity
  • Enjoy 4K2K UHD videos HDMI local display and transcoding with new HD Station 2.0
  • Monitor and manage multiple QNAP Turbo NAS with Q’center Multi-NAS management system
  • Use the TVS-EC1080 as a PC with exclusive QvPC Techonology
  • Virtualization-ready, centralized data storage, backup, sharing and disaster recovery

Breakthrough performance

The TVS-EC1080 supports 6Gbps hard drives driving over 2,000 MB/s throughput and 223,000 IOPS*. The TVS-EC1080 is powered by an Intel® Xeon® E3-1245 v3 quad-core processor or an Intel® Core i3 dual-core processor for you to flexibly choose, greatly enhancing efficiency of CPU-consuming tasks and serves more concurrent tasks at the same time.

Tested in QNAP lab. Figures could vary by environments.

 

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: OCZ Vertex4 VTX4-25SAT3-128G SSDs with RAID 6 configuration, QNAP LAN-10G2T-X550 dual-port 10GBase-T network adapter*1

Internal cache port for IO acceleration

The TVS-EC1080 supports two on-board mSATA internal cache ports, and up to 4 SSDs can be used for caching. By installing mSATA flash modules (optional purchase), the IOPS performance of storage volumes can remarkably boost. It is perfect for improving overall workflow of random IOPS demanding applications such as database and virtualization. The internal cache port design reserves the space of hard drive tray for more storage capacity.

Learn more: SSD cache

10GbE ready

The TVS-EC1080 offers four inbuilt Gigabit Ethernet ports and supports 10 Gigabit high speed network by installing 10GbE network adapter. The 10GbE-ready TVS-EC1080 delivers lightening data throughput. Coupled with the support for large storage capacity, the TVS-EC1080 is perfect for data centers to storage big data and excel in fast data transmission, and for editing large size videos on-the-fly without transferring the videos between the TVS-EC1080 and desktop computers.

Learn more: 10GbE solution

Seamless capacity expansion

The TVS-EC1080 supports online capacity expansion by cascading multiple QNAP RAID expansion enclosures to meet the needs of growing business data. With the QNAP scale-up solution, raw storage capacity can be gradually expanded on demand. It is especially useful for large data applications, such as video surveillance, data archiving, and TV broadcast storage, to name few.

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

Turbo NAS Model RAID Expansion Enclosure No. of RAID Expansion Enclosure Total HDD No. (NAS + Enclosure) Max. Raw Capacity (TB)*
TVS-EC1080 REXP-1000 Pro 4 50 400
3 40 320
2 30 240
1 20 160

*The maximum capacity is calculated by using 8TB HDDs.

Learn more: RAID expansion enclosures

QTS - Simple and efficient

Thanks to QTS's intuitive user interface, system operations of the TVS-EC1080 are smooth and handy. Its intelligent desktop allows you to find the 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.

Learn more: QTS

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

Qsirch

Monitor and manage multiple NAS with Q'center

Q'center turns your TVS-EC1080 into a central management system to manage multiple Turbo NAS units. After installing Q'center in QTS App Center, you can use the TVS-EC1080 to centrally manage multi-site Turbo NAS for monitoring system logs and managing firmware update and maintenance, and enjoy major benefits including ease-of-use, cost-efficiency, convenience and flexibility. Managing multiple Turbo NAS becomes so easy and efficiently.

Learn more: Q'center

Powerful QNAP flexible volume

QNAP flexible volume provides a more secure and flexible way to store the NAS data. This next generation volume offers powerful features such as storage pooling with multiple RAID group protection, thin provisioned volume with space reclaim, block-level iSCSI LUN, and online capacity expansion. The QTS Storage Manager neatly presents tools and options for managing system storage which simplifies the process of NAS capacity expansion and QNAP RAID expansion enclosure management.

Learn more: QTS Storage Manager, QNAP flexible volume

Cross-platform file sharing, centralized data storage

The TVS-EC1080 supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX networks. Data, logs and ISO image of CDs and DVDs can be centralized store in the NAS and protected by 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 service. The TVS-EC1080 supports SAMBA v4 and can act as a Windows domain controller to manage privilege settings.

Learn more: ISO share, Syslog service, Antivirus, Windows Active Directory (AD), LDAP Directory Service

Well-rounded backup solutions to secure data

The TVS-EC1080 offers well-rounded backup solutions as a reliable backup center. QNAP NetBak Replicator supports scheduled and real-time data backup on Windows OS. Mac Time Machine is also supported to provide Mac OS X users with an effortless solution to back up data to the TVS-EC1080.

Learn more: NetBak Replicator, Time Machine backup

Disaster recovery solutions brings peace of mind

The TVS-EC1080 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-EC1080 also supports rsync protocol to back up data to another remote server on scheduling basis. Besides, data can be backed up to cloud storage, such as Amazon® S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft® Azure, ElephantDrive®, Dropbox® and Google Cloud Storage, and restored to the TVS-EC1080 anytime.

Learn more: RTRR, Cloud storage backup

Comprehensive security options

In the open network environment, business data might be exposed in potential hack. The TVS-EC1080 provides numerous security options, such as encrypted access, IP blocking, and so on. Besides, IT administrators can control the access rights of each user to different folders, preventing unauthorized access to important files. The TVS-EC1080 is validated with military level FIPS 140-2 AES 256-bit encryption, preventing the sensitive business data from unauthorized access and breach even if the hard disk drives or the entire system were stolen.

Learn more: Encrypted access, IP blocking, Hard drive encryption

Storage for comprehensive virtualization applications

The TVS-EC1080 supports VMware® ESXi, Citrix® XenServer, Microsoft® Hyper-V™ and Windows Server 2012, benefiting flexible deployment and management in the virtualization environments. The TVS-EC1080 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

Run multiple OS' on the TVS-EC1080

The Virtualization Station transforms the TVS-EC1080 into a 2-in-a-box NAS that can function as an all-in-one NAS and a virtualization platform supporting multiple operating systems, fast virtual machine creation, virtual machine import/export, snapshot, and enables desktop operations on web browser. With the easy-to-use interface, you can centrally manage all virtual machines created on the TVS-EC1080 with least efforts. Furthermore, you can download VMs on demand from the online VM markets and import them to TVS-EC1080 to use directly without any complex procedure.

Learn more: Virtualization Station

Highly-efficient storage solution for 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 TVS-EC1080 fulfills storage and video editing needs with a high speed 10GbE network interface. Digital videos can be quickly stored and edited on the TVS-EC1080 directly over the network.

File synchronization across multiple devices

The Qsync utility turns your TVS-EC1080 into a safe data center for file synchronization with large storage capacity. Any file uploaded to the TVS-EC1080 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 with 24/7 security

The TVS-EC1080 Surveillance Station is a professional surveillance solution with a wide range of over 2,700 compatible IP camera models and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It supports real-time monitoring, video and audio recording and playback with flexible options to customize. 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 mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TVS-EC1080. The TVS-EC1080 offers 8 free IP camera channels and users can flexibly expand channels by purchasing additional licenses.

Learn more: Surveillance Station

Additional SMB-ready features

The TVS-EC1080 supports various business applications as an all-in-one Turbo NAS with cost-efficiency.

The Turbo NAS supports FTP server to share large size files, coming with user-defined settings including bandwidth limitation, number of connections, and write-only permission.
The Turbo NAS supports VPN server which provides an easy way for IT administrators to build up a secure private network and allows the staff to log on from outside the office and access business resources securely such as files and Internet connections.

Click here to learn more other business features.

Install-on-demand apps extend NAS features

The TVS-EC1080 has built in App Center providing various install-on-demand apps developed by QNAP and third-party developers, including backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and so on. It's also a central place to manage and update installed apps. Besides, QNAP's development platform brings forth the open-source spirit to welcome program developers to develop various applications, adding values to the TVS-EC1080 for extensive opportunities.

Learn more: App Center

Optional Accessories

Storage expansion accessories

REXP-1000 Pro
Tower 10-bay RAID expansion enclosure

SAS-6G2E-D
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
LAN card

LAN-10G2T-X550
Dual-port 10GBase-T network expansion card for tower NAS models, desktop bracket

LAN-1G2T-I210
Dual-port 1 GbE network expansion card for A01 series rack mount model, low-profile bracket
RAM


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


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

FLASH-256GB-MSATA
Two128GB mSATA flash modules

Ordering Information:

  • TVS-EC1080-E3-16G: TVS-EC1080 with a quad-core Intel® Xeon® E3-1245 v 3.4 GHz processor or above and 16GB DDR3 RAM (8GB x 2)
  • TVS-EC1080-E3-8G: TVS-EC1080 with a quad-core Intel® Xeon® E3-1245 v 3.4 GHz processor or above and 8GB DDR3 RAM (4GB x 2)
  • TVS-EC1080-i3-8G: TVS-EC1080 with a dual-core Intel® Core i3-4150 3.5 GHz processor 8GB DDR3 RAM (4GB x 2)