The Turbo NAS can now act as a domain controller for Windows. IT administrators can easily configure the Turbo NAS as the centerpiece of organization’s domain directory service to store user account information, manage user authentication and enforce security for a Windows domain.
QTS 4.1 supports SMB 2.0 protocol to improve Microsoft Networking performance by 30-50%*. Besides, the further support of SMB 3.0 protocol for Secured Data Transmission (SDT) provides SMB encryption with secure access to data over the untrusted networks.
* Figures may vary by environments.SMB 2.0 is supported in Windows Vista and newer versions.
The enhanced QNAP NetBak Replicator utility comes with many advanced features to help you easily back up data on Windows PC to the Turbo NAS.
QNAP’s RTRR (Real-Time Remote Replication) service allows scheduled data backup to synchronize shared folders between two Turbo NAS units, ensuring the synced Turbo NAS will always have identical data. The 2-way synchronization provides better backup efficiency and improves office and branch collaboration.
RTRR supports backing up files in a root path from FTP server and popular cloud services. Backup management becomes more convenient and time-saving.
The Turbo NAS supports vSphere Plug-in that allows managing VMware datastores on the Turbo NAS directly from the vSphere client console. With the support of vSphere Plug-in v1.3, the option to create a datastore on a dedicated volume is available to provide better flexibility. The process is a one-step effort since the volume creation is automatically done when creating a datastore. Management process is remarkably simplified.
With the support of Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V thin provisioning automatic space reclamation, when files in a VM are deleted, the space reclamation process is done automatically. It maximizes the storage usage efficiency and eliminates the time of administrative tasks.