TS-1635 - Features - QNAP

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Supporting up to twelve 3.5" HDDs and four 2.5" SSDs, the TS-1635 is a powerful, high-capacity, quad-core business NAS. It includes two 10GbE SFP+ ports to fully support 10Gb high-speed networks with maximized ROI.
The TS-1635 also supports QNAP's network-based VJBOD (Virtual JBOD), providing an economical method for using unused storage space to expand the capacity of other QNAP NAS units. Furthermore, the TS-1635 features Container Station, which allows you to rapidly develop and deploy Internet of Things (IoT) apps, bringing a valued-added IoT business solution. The TS-1635 is a cost-effective storage solution designed for growing businesses looking for backup, restoration, private cloud, storage for virtualization, and to future-proof their IT infrastructure for 10GbE networks.

  • 10GbE readiness, SSD cache, and hardware-accelerated encryption
  • VJBOD allows using the TS-1635 to expand the storage capacity of other QNAP NAS
  • Enjoy containerized virtualization and IoT app development with Container Station
  • Build a high-capacity private cloud to centrally store, organize and manage high-resolution surveillance footage
  • Quickly find NAS files using Qsirch - QNAP's proprietary search engine
  • Centrally manage multiple email accounts with QmailAgent
  • Easily manage contact information on your NAS with Qcontactz
  • Built-in speaker for bilingual human voice notification alerts and audio playback
  • Scale up to 24 hard drives with QNAP UX-800P expansion enclosures

Epic 16-bay high-capacity data center

The TS-1635 supports up to 16 hard drives, providing the storage potential to be a high-capacity data center. Equipped with high-quality hardware, the TS-1635 provides exceptional performance.

1. 12 x SATA 6Gb/s ports for 3.5"/2.5" HDD/SSD

Epic storage potential with flexible high-capacity HDDs and high-performance SSDs.

2. 4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports for SSD

Native high-speed SATA 6Gb/s empowers SSD caching.

3. Tool-less installation

2.5" SSD trays and 3.5" hard drive trays feature a tool-less design for easy installation and maintenance.

4. USB One-touch Backup

Back up data to and from the TS-1635 with just one push of a button.

5. LCD Indicators

Monitor the real-time status of the TS-1635 with just a quick glance.

6. Annapurna Labs Alpine AL-514 Quad-core 1.7GHz CPU

The TS-1635 delivers high performance and enhanced data security with its Annapurna Labs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-514 quad-core 1.7 GHz ARM® Cortex-A15 processor with hardware-accelerated encryption.

7. High-quality CPU cooler

Featuring a fanless CPU cooler with efficient heat dissipation, the TS-1635 runs smoothly under maximum load.

8. 4GB/8GB DDR3 SODIMM RAM

Supports two memory modules for up to 16GB RAM

9. 1 x PCIe Gen 2 (x2) expansion slot

A 10GbE network adapter or 1GbE Network expansion card can be installed to maximize network connectivity.

10. 2 x 10GbE SFP+ ports & 2 x Gigabit LAN ports

Two built-in 10GbE ports to fully support 10GbE high-speed networks for iSCSI/NFS/CIFS data transmission.

11. Efficient Cooling System with three 9.2 cm fans

CPU and drive temperatures are detected separately to dynamically control fan speed.

12. 1x 3.5 mm Audio output

Directly connect the TS-1635 to speakers for audio output.

13. 1 x built-in speaker

Supports direct audio output and provides verbal system warnings

Quad-core CPU, 4GB/8GB RAM and hardware-accelerated encryption

The TS-1635 is equipped with an Annapurna Labs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-514 quad-core 1.7 GHz ARM® Cortex-A15 processor with 4GB/8GB DDR3 RAM (upgradable to 16GB), SATA 6Gb/s, two 10GbE SFP+ LAN ports as well as two Gigabit LAN ports, and an PCIe expansion slot for an additional Network Interface Card (NIC). The TS-1635's hardware-accelerated encryption engine provides unmatched encryption performance in its class with AES 256-bit full NAS volume encryption, boosting system performance & security while ensuring the safety of sensitive business data stored in the TS-1635.

Tested in QNAP Labs. Figures may vary by environment.

Test Environment:
NAS: TS-1635
OS: QTS 4.2.2
Volume type: RAID 5; 16 x Intel SSDSC2BB240G4 SSD: NAS and PCs are connected.
Client PCs:
Intel® Core™ i7-4770 3.40GHz CPU; DDR3L 1600Hz 16GB; 10GbE NIC: QNAP LAN-10G2SF-MLX ; Windows® 10

10GbE-ready with built-in 10GbE SFP+ ports

The TS-1635 offers not only two inbuilt Gigabit Ethernet ports but also two 10GbE SFP+ ports to fully support 10GbE high-speed networks, capable of delivering lightning-fast throughput for businesses that demand higher bandwidth for virtualization and fast backup & restoration for an ever-growing amount of data. The extra PCIe slot allows for the installation of a third 10GbE port for flexible high-speed network deployment. Coupled with its large storage capacity potential, the 10GbE-ready TS-1635 is perfect for companies to store massive amounts of data and excel in fast data transmission.

Learn more: 10GbE solution

SSD cache acceleration

The TS-1635 provides dedicated 2.5" bays for up to 4 SSDs which can be used for storage volumes and SSD caching. It is perfect for improving the overall workflow of IOPS-demanding applications and allows the best of both cost and performance by combining SSDs with HDDs.

Learn more: SSD cache

Fast Disaster Recovery with Snapshots

The TS-1635 supports block-based Snapshots, which can record and save the state of the file system and the metadata of the files outside the file system at any time. In the event of an unexpected NAS failure or if struck by a ransomware attack, the snapshots remain intact, allowing you to quickly and easily restore the system back to a previous normal state. You can preserve and restore multiple versions of the same file, folder or even the entire volume. The TS-1635 supports up to 64 snapshots per volume or LUN (up to 256 in total). Snapshot Replica facilitates double protection that replicates snapshots to a remote QNAP NAS or server.

Note: The Snapshots feature will be available from QTS 4.3.4.

Learn more: Volume & LUN Snapshots

VJBOD: Maximize storage utilization across multiple QNAP NAS

Besides using expansion enclosures, there is an additional option to expand NAS storage capacity. QNAP VJBOD (Virtual JBOD) is network-based JBOD, allowing you to expand the storage of a QNAP NAS with multiple QNAP NAS units. The TS-1635 offers great potential for economically expanding the storage of other QNAP NAS with VJBOD, and to create virtual storage pools and volumes on virtual disks for operating NAS services.

Please note: ARM-based NAS currently does not support VJBOD "Host" function to utilize other NAS storage space.

Learn more: VJBOD

Rapidly deploy IoT apps with Container Station

QNAP Container Station exclusively integrates LXC and Docker® lightweight virtualization technologies, allowing you to operate multiple isolated Linux® systems on the TS-1635 as well as download apps from the built-in Docker Hub® Registry. It supports container import/export and permission settings, and features an informative dashboard and flexible user interface for you to manage multiple containers. What's more, Container Station now also provides the QIoT Containers platform and offers countless handy containerized apps for developers to easily apply, rapidly develop, and conveniently deploy IoT applications. With the TS-1635's high potential storage capacity and its support for QIoT Containers, it can easily build a secure private cloud to store IoT data and to quickly create diverse IoT applications.

Learn more: Container Station, QIoT Containers

Qsirch - a smarter, faster way to search

The TS-1635 supports Qsirch, a proprietary search engine for quick file searching. In addition to previewing files with thumbnails, content abstract and keyword hints, Qsirch allows you to search through .eml files stored on the TS-1635 and to use customized search criteria such as date, size, sender and recipient. Qsirch even remembers your search history allowing you to quickly navigate to files you've previously searched for. The Google Chrome™ extension - Qsirch Helper - can also be used to search for files on your NAS when using Google Search™. Qsirch is a huge productivity boost that greatly reduces the time spent looking for files on the NAS, allowing you to focus on other tasks.

Learn more: Qsirch

Qsirch

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 directly from the TS-1635 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-1635. You can use QmailAgent together with Qsirch, which supports searching through the .eml files stored on the TS-1635, 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 is a dedicated app for centrally storing and managing contact information for colleagues, business partners, family, and more. A near-limitless number of contacts can be stored on the TS-1635, with the ability to sort them into groups and to encrypt sensitive/confidential contact information. Qcontactz supports manually adding contact information and importing from multiple Google accounts, CSV files, and vCARD 3.0 files. Qcontactz can also export contacts as CSV or vCARD 3.0 files. Important and frequently-used contacts are also automatically learned by Qcontactz for greater organization, and a smart search function is provided. 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 iPhone and Android phones is also available for transferring contacts from your phone to your NAS and to remotely access all of the your contacts stored on the NAS.

Qcontactz

All-new Notes Station 3: handy private cloud notepad featuring collaborative writing function

The revamped Notes Station features an optimized interface for a smoother user experience. Notes Station allows users to collectively write documents and helps users to track changes by keeping the revision history of documents. Notes Station provides useful image-editing tools, helping you create well-designed documents. You can also create sharing links to share documents in real time. Documents can be encrypted to prevent unauthorized access, and snapshot backup is provided to retain different versions of documents edited at different time periods. With its importing/exporting and full-site backup functions, Notes Station supports backing up your documents to local or remote QNAP NAS.

Note: Notes Station 3 will be available from QTS 4.3.

Notes Station

QTS - Simple and efficient

Thanks to the intuitive user interface of QTS, your NAS experience is smarter, smoother and spectacular. Its modern flat design streamlines loading times, and the intelligent desktop allows you to quickly find desired functions, 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 to you.

Learn more: QTS

Cross-platform file sharing, centralized data storage

The TS-1635 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-1635 and protected by an integrated antivirus solution. 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. The TS-1635 supports SAMBA v4 and can act as a Windows domain controller to manage privilege settings.

Learn more: Cross-platform File Sharing, Windows Active Directory (AD), LDAP Directory Service, Antivirus, ISO share, Syslog service

Centralize backup, restoration and synchronization with Hybrid Backup Sync

Hybrid Backup Sync consolidates backup, restoration and synchronization functions into a single QTS app (via RTRR, rysnc, FTP, and CIFS/SMB protocols) and provides comprehensive data backup and disaster recovery solutions by easily transferring data to local/remote QNAP NAS, remote servers, and to cloud storage spaces. You can synchronize files between the TS-1635 and cloud storage in real time (including Amazon® Glacier, Azure™ Storage, Google Cloud Storage™, Google Drive™, Microsoft® OneDrive®, Dropbox®, Amazon® Drive, Yandex® Disk, Box®, Amazon® S3, OpenStack Swift and WebDAV cloud services). Hybrid Backup Sync supports multi-version backup, flexible job scheduling, file compression, and more.

Learn more: Hybrid Backup Sync, RTRR, rsync, Data backup & Disaster recovery

Comprehensive security options

In open network environments, business data may be exposed in a potential hack. The TS-1635 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-1635 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.

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

Secure access with VPN Server & VPN Client

The TS-1635 can be used as a VPN server with L2TP/IPsec, OpenVPN, and PPTP support, allowing you to securely access data shared within private local networks. It can also be used as a VPN Client to connect to other VPN servers (connecting multiple servers at the same time is possible) or virtual private networks through PPTP and OpenVPN for secure data transmission. You can connect devices to your NAS and the VPN server at home to access data on the LAN; via VPN Client on your NAS, for example, you can connect to VPN servers in foreign countries for accessing regionally-restricted services.

File synchronization across multiple devices

Qsync utility turns your TS-1635 into a safe, high-capacity data center for file synchronization. Any file uploaded to the TS-1635 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 up-to-date files on different devices. Qsync provides multiple ways for file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of team projects and collaboration. It also supports centralized configuration, and allows you to remotely erase the Qsync folder on lost devices to avoid data breaches (this data can be easily restored if the device is recovered/found).

Learn more: Qsync

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 also install the Vmobile app on your iOS® or Android™ devices 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-1635. The TS-1635 offers 8 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 40 channels by purchasing additional licenses.

Learn more: Surveillance Station, Vmobile, Vcam

Install-on-demand apps to extend NAS functionality

The built-in App Center provides various 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. You can freely install apps as needed to expand your TS-1635's functionality.

Learn more: App Center

Verbal system warnings and audio output

The TS-1635 comes with a built-in speaker that supports verbal system warnings (available in Chinese and English). You will be notified immediately with precise alerts regarding system events, helping you to quickly respond. The built-in speaker also allows for direct audio playback, allowing for music files and sound effects to be played without needing extra equipment.

Expand storage capacity easily

The TS-1635 supports online capacity expansion by connecting a QNAP expansion enclosures for storing rapidly-growing data, especially ideal for storage-intensive applications such as video surveillance, data archiving, TV broadcast storage, and more. You can gradually expand the TS-1635's storage on demand, and use the QTS Storage Manager to easily handle the NAS capacity expansion and storage expansion enclosure management.

With the support of QJBOD Express (JBOD enclosures roaming)*, you can just connect a large capacity QNAP expansion enclosure to the TS-1635, and migrate data to another NAS through the JBOD enclosure without network connectivity.

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

QNAP NAS Model QNAP Expansion Enclosure No. of Expansion Enclosures Total HDD No.
(NAS + Enclosure)
TS-1635 UX-800P 1 20 x 3.5" + 4 x 2.5"
UX-500P 1 17 x 3.5" + 4 x 2.5"

*RAID groups of storage pools cannot cross multiple enclosures.

Note: To expand a volume over 16TB, please update to QTS 4.3.4 (or later).

Learn more: Storage Manager, QNAP expansion enclosure

Reliable high-capacity IP surveillance storage solution

The high-capacity TS-1635 provides an ideal storage solution for high-resolution IP surveillance footage and is compatible with AXIS Camera Station. The TS-1635 also offers the same storage capacity as a rackmount NAS but with quieter operations, making it ideal for use in compact environments.

Energy-efficient

The TS-1635 utilizes an energy-efficient quad-core ARM® processor that features low voltage and low power consumption, maintaining high performance in system operations and is suitable for an always-online business cloud without running up a high electricity bill. Additional energy-saving features include hard disk standby, scheduled power on/off, and Wake on LAN.

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

Additional SMB-ready features

The TS-1635 supports various business applications as an all-in-one Turbo NAS with cost-efficiency.

The Turbo NAS supports Web server which allows numerous websites built on the same server conveniently. Administrators can manage up to 32 websites on the single one Turbo NAS with reduced IT cost.
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.

Accessories (Optional Purchase):

Storage expansion accessories

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

UX-500P
Tower 5-bay USB RAID expansion enclosure
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-4GDR3-SO-1600
4GB DDR3 RAM, 1600 MHz, SO-DIMM

RAM-8GDR3-SO-1600
8GB DDR3 RAM, 1600 MHz, SO-DIMM
LAN card

LAN-10G1SR
QNAP Single-port 10 Gigabit SFP+ Network Expansion Card

LAN-1G2T-I210
QNAP Dual-port Gigabit Network Expansion Card