QNAP Turbo NAS TS-431XU 4 x Total Bays SAN/NAS Server

TS-431XU-2G
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Description

The powerful quad-core TS-431XU includes two 10GbE SFP+ ports to fully support 10GbE high-speed networks at a budget price with maximized ROI. The TS-431XU provides versatile all-in-one functionalities and unique features including VJBOD (Virtual JBOD) - an economical way to utilize unused NAS storage space for expanding the storage capacity of other QNAP NAS - and Container Station - that allows users to rapidly develop and deploy Internet of Things (IoT) apps. The TS-431XU 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 engine
  • VJBOD allows using the TS-431XU to expand the storage capacity of other QNAP NAS
  • Containerized virtualization and IoT app development with Container Station
  • Build a private cloud to centrally organize & manage files and backup tasks
  • Secure access with VPN Server & VPN Client
  • Scalable design allowing the connection of two QNAP expansion enclosures (UX-1200U-RP) to increase the total storage capacity up to 28 drives

Quad-core CPU and built-in two 10GbE SFP+ ports

The TS-431XU is equipped with an AnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company Alpine AL314 quad-core 1.7 GHz ARM® Cortex-A15 processor with 2GB DDR3 RAM (upgradable to 16GB) and SATA 6Gb/s hard drive interface. Its 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-431XU. Besides two inbuilt Gigabit Ethernet ports, the TS-431XU also includes two 10GbE SFP+ ports to fully support 10GbE high-speed networks 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 10GbE SFP+ NIC for flexible high-speed network deployment.

SSD cache acceleration

The TS-431XU supports SSD caching to greatly boost the IOPS performance of storage volumes to increase operational efficiency. 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.

High reliability design ensuring business continuity

The business-ready TS-431XU 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-431XU delivers high reliability and efficiency with support for multiple port-trunking modes including fail-over support.

VJBOD: use NAS to expand other NAS capacity for maximizing sharing economy

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-431XU 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.

Specifications

General Information

Manufacturer:
QNAP Systems
Manufacturer Website Address:
http://www.qnap.com/en-au
Brand Name:
QNAP
Product Family:
Turbo NAS
Product Series:
TS-x31XU
Product Model:
TS-431XU
Product Name:
Turbo NAS TS-431XU SAN/NAS Server
Product Type:
SAN/NAS Server

Processor & Chipset

Processor Manufacturer:
Annapurna Labs
Processor Type:
Cortex A15
Processor Model:
AL-314
Processor Core:
Quad-core (4 Core)
Processor Speed:
1.70 GHz

Memory

Standard Memory:
  • 2 GB
Memory Technology:
DDR3 SDRAM

Network & Communication

Ethernet Technology:
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet

I/O Expansions

Number of Total Expansion Bays:
4
Number of 2.5"/3.5" Bays:
4
Number of Total Expansion Slots:
1

Controllers

Controller Type:
  • Serial ATA/600
RAID Supported:
Yes
RAID Levels:
  • 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 5+Hot Spare, JBOD

Interfaces/Ports

Total Number of USB Ports:
4
Number of USB 3.0 Ports:
4
Network (RJ-45):
Yes

Software

Operating System:
QTS 4.3

Management & Protocols

Protocols:
  • DNS
  • Telnet
  • DLNA
  • IPv6
  • FTPS
  • RSync
  • WEBDAV
  • SSL/TLS
  • AFP
  • Bonjour
  • CIFS
  • HTTPS
  • FTP
  • NFSv3
  • SMSC
  • DHCP
  • SSH
  • SMB
  • FXP
  • SMTP
  • AFP 3.3
  • SFTP
  • LDAP
  • iSCSI
  • TFTP
  • IPv4
  • UPnP
  • TCP/IP
  • PPTP
  • HTTP
  • CIFS/SMB
  • DDNS
  • SNMP

Physical Characteristics

Height:
44 mm
Width:
439 mm
Depth:
499 mm
Weight (Approximate):
7.50 kg