QNAP TS-431P 4 Bay NAS AL-212 1GB RAM

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QNAP TS-431P 4 Bay NAS AL-212 1GB RAM it's Centralizes file storage, sharing and backup with excellent performance Full NAS encryption using volume-based technology and hardware acceleration Supports QmailAgent as a mailroom center and Qcontactz for centralizing contact information Synchronize files between the TS-431P, computers, laptops, and mobile devices Stream your multimedia library via DLNA®, AirPlay® & Chromecast™ Build a surveillance center to safeguard your home and office.

Features

The TS-431P is a powerful yet easy-to-use network storage center for backup, synchronization, remote access, and home entertainment with many feature-rich apps available, including Notes Station (create digital notes on a secure private cloud and share with colleagues and friends), QmailAgent (centralize email account management and back up emails), and Qcontactz (centrally store and manage contact information). All these apps (and more) are available at no extra cost. The dual-core TS-431P features three USB 3.0 ports and dual LAN ports, delivering outstanding multitasking performance to enhance your productivity & digital life and offering an ideal storage and backup center as a secure private cloud.
  • Centralizes file storage, sharing and backup with excellent performance
  • Full NAS encryption using volume-based technology and hardware acceleration
  • Supports QmailAgent as a mailroom center and Qcontactz for centralizing contact information
  • Synchronize files between the TS-431P, computers, laptops, and mobile devices
  • Stream your multimedia library via DLNA®, AirPlay® & Chromecast™
  • Build a surveillance center to safeguard your home and office

Dual-core processor delivers high performance

Equipped with an AnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-212 dual-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A15 processor and 1GB DDR3 RAM, the TS-431P is a high-performance NAS for home, workgroups and SOHO users providing outstanding performance of up to 223 MB/s read & 172 MB/s write throughput. The TS-431P's enhanced hardware-based encryption and decryption engine provides transfer speeds of over 190 MB/s with AES 256-bit full NAS volume encryption, boosting system performance & security while ensuring the safety of sensitive personal data stored in the NAS. When used with a compatible 802.11ac or dual-band 2.4GHz/5GHz 802.11n USB Wi-Fi adapter, the TS-431P becomes an ideal media center with remarkably high speeds for transferring a large amount of files and streaming bandwidth-intensive multimedia.

 

Tested in QNAP Labs. Figures may vary by environment.

Testenvironment:
NAS: 
OS: QTS4.2.2
Volume type: RAID 5; 4 x Seagate ST1000NM0033-9ZM173 1TB HDDs: NAS and PCs areconnected
Client PCs:
Intel (R) Core (TM) i7-4790  CPU @3.60GHz CPU; DDR3 1600Hz 16GB; Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 500GB;
Intel Gigabit CT( MTU 1500 ) ; Microsoft Windows 10 64bit
IOMeter configuration: Multiple PCs via switch. Transferring 32GB filecontinuously to NAS for 3 minutes. Block size: 64KB for SMB2.0

High Efficiency with dual LAN support

The TS-431P supports multiple port-trunking modes, enabling administrators to set up link aggregation to increase total data transmission potential. Failover and dual IP are also supported to ensure continuous system operations. Supported port-trunking modes include: Balance-rr (Round-Robin), Active Backup, Balance XOR, Broadcast, IEEE 802.3ad, Balance-tlb (Adaptive Transmit Load Balancing) and Balance-alb (Adaptive Load Balancing).

Learn more: Network setting

Enhance productivity with multiple USB 3.0 ports

Equipped with three SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports, the TS-431P allows you to flexibly arrange tasks with a wide range of external devices without interrupting your current workflow. You can back up files to USB drives, access data stored on SD cards via USB card readers, share up to 3 printers via network, and connect to a UPS to ensure a continual power supply.

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 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 to you.

Learn more: QTS

QTS

Create digital notes on your private cloud

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 retaining 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 also be encrypted to prevent unauthorized access, and snapshot backup is provided to retain different versions of documents from 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

Learn more: Notes Station, Qnotes, Qsnap

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-431P 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-431P. You can use QmailAgent together with Qsirch, which supports searching through the .eml files stored on the TS-431P, to make searching through and managing massive amounts of emails much easier.

Note: QmailAgent will be available from QTS 4.3

Learn more: QmailAgent

Qcontactz - Easily manage huge amounts of contacts on the NAS

Qcontactz with the high-capacity TS-431P helps you centrally store and manage contact information for colleagues, business partners, families, and friends. Other features include: importing from Google® accounts, 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.

Note: Qcontactz will be available from QTS 4.3

Learn more: Qcontactz

Well-rounded backup solutions to secure data

The TS-431P is a comprehensive centralized backup center for multiple files. The front panel USB port features a one-touch-copy function for you to instantly back up data on USB drives to the TS-431P or alternatively to back up data from the TS-431P to USB drives. You can use QNAP NetBak Replicator to back up files on Windows® (including Outlook® email archiving) to the TS-431P, or use Time Machine® for Mac® data backup. A wide range of third-party backup software (such as Acronis® True Image™ and Symantec Backup Exec™) are also supported to facilitate system backup and restoration.

Learn more: Data backup & Disaster recovery, Remote backup solutions

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®, Dropbox®, Amazon® Drive, Yandex® Disk, Box® 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: Hybrid Backup Sync, RTRR, rsync

Comprehensive security options

In open network environments, business data may be exposed in a potential hack. The TS-431P provides numerous security options, such as encrypted access, IP blocking, 2-step verification, and more. Administrators can also control the access rights of each user to different folders, preventing unauthorized access to important files. The TS-431P 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

Cross-platform file sharing, centralized data storage

The TS-431P 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-431P.

Learn more: Cross-platform file sharing , ISO share, Syslog service

Manage your files via the Internet

File Station brings conventional desktop-style file operations to web browsers, allowing you to upload, download, and manage files on your TS-431P wherever there is an internet connection. Supporting file extraction, folder creation, and smart search for files and folders, File Station also allows you to easily share files via unique URLs protected with reliable security features, SSL and password options. You can even directly browse and transfer files between the TS-431P and public cloud services like Google Drive™, Dropbox®, Microsoft® OneDrive, Box®, Yandex® Disk and Amazon® Drive, open office files directly with a Google Chrome™ office extension, and also view your files on Google Docs™ or Office Online™.

Learn more: File Station

QNAP

Container Station – LXC and Docker Containers inclusive

QNAP Container Station exclusively integrates LXC and Docker® lightweight virtualization technologies, allowing you to operate multiple isolated Linux systems on the TS-431P as well as download apps from the built-in Docker Hub® Registry. It supports container import/export, permission settings, and an Online Document app for directly viewing, editing and storing files of various types on your NAS (including Office documents, images and text files). An informative dashboard and flexible user interface guides you in managing multiple containers, allowing you to enjoy the playground of virtual containers with the TS-431P.

Learn more: Container Station

A private cloud without constraints

In contrast to the limited storage space and potential security concerns of public cloud services, the TS-431P is advantageous for establishing a secure and large-capacity private cloud where you have full control over how your data is used and transmitted. The myQNAPcloud service allows remote access to files stored on the TS-431P, allowing you to play & share multimedia from the TS-431P or to conveniently check the system status from anywhere.

Learn more: myQNAPcloud

File synchronization across multiple devices

Qsync turns your TS-431P into a safe, high-capacity data center for file synchronization. Any file uploaded to the TS-431P 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.

Learn more: Qsync