QNAP TS-EC1680U-RP 12TB (4 x 3TB HGST Ultrastar Drives), Intel® Xeon® E3-1200 v3 Family 3.4 GHz Quad Core Processor, 4 GB DDR3 ECC RAM, 4 x USB 3.0 port (rear), 4 x USB 2.0 port (rear), 16 x 3.5-inch SATA 6Gbps/3Gbps hard drive or 2.5-inch SATA, 6Gbps/3Gbps hard drive SSD hard drive
QNAP TS-EC1680U-RP, 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 TS-EC1680U-RP 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.
Thanks to QTS’s intuitive user interface, system operations of the TS-EC1680U-RP 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.
All the apps frequently used in business environments are organized on the desktop for your quick access.
|Storage Manager||Shared Folders||File Station||Backup Station||Virtualization|
|Domain Security||System Logs||App Center||myQNAPcloud||Qsync|
The TS-EC1680U-RP supports 6Gbps hard drives driving over 3,500 MB/s throughput and 390,000 IOPS*. Featuring with Intel® Xeon® E3 v3 Quad-Core Processor and 4 GB DDR3 ECC RAM, the TS-EC1680U-RP greatly enhances efficiency of CPU-consuming tasks and serves more concurrent tasks at the same time.
*Tested in QNAP Lab. Figures could vary by environment.
4 Client PC configurations: 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.
OCZ Vertex4 VTX4-25SAT3-128G SSDs with RAID 6 configuration, QNAP LAN-10G2T-U dual-port 10GBase-T network adapter*2
The TS-EC1680U-RP 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.
*Note: Instead of installing the mSATA in the internal cache port, SSDs are supported to be installed in the hard drive tray.
With the TS-EC1680U-RP's removable motherboard drawer, IT administrators have easier access in upgrading/installing components such as RAM, the internal cache and 10GbE adapter. The motherboard itself can be removed and replaced without needing to remove the heavy TS-EC1680U-RP from the rack cabinet, making it especially useful in maintaining the TS-EC1680U-RP in data centers with multiple rack cabinets.
Note: Power-off is necessary before removing the motherboard drawer. It is not hot-pluggable.
The TS-EC1680U-RP offers four inbuilt Gigabit Ethernet ports and supports 10 Gigabit high speed network by installing 10GbE network adapter. The 10GbE-ready TS-EC1680U-RP delivers lightening data throughput. Coupled with the support for large storage capacity, the TS-EC1680U-RP 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 TS-EC1680U-RP and desktop computers.
The TS-EC1680U-RP 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 to 720TB. 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:
*The maximum capacity is calculated by 5TB HDDs.
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.
The TS-EC1680U-RP 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 TS-EC1680U-RP 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 TS-EC1680U-RP.
The TS-EC1680U-RP 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 TS-EC1680U-RP 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®, Symform®, Dropbox® and Google® Drive, and restored to the TS-EC1680U-RP anytime.
In the open network environment, business data might be exposed in potential hack. The TS-EC1680U-RP 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 TS-EC1680U-RP 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.
The TS-EC1680U-RP is VMware® Ready™, Citrix® Ready™, compatible with Microsoft® Hyper-V™ certification and Windows Server 2012, benefiting flexible deployment and management in the virtualization environments. The TS-EC1680U-RP supports VMware VAAI and Microsoft ODX to increase performance by offloading server loading for ESXi 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.
The Virtualization Station transforms the TS-EC1680U-RP 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 TS-EC1680U-RP with least efforts. Furthermore, you can download VMs on demand from the online VM markets and import them to TS-EC1680U-RP to use directly without any complex procedure.
Note: Pre-installed with 4GB RAM x1. You can upgrade the RAM to 32GB to run 8 virtual machines.
The IT Management Station, powered by Mandriva® Pulse, provides a flexible IT system management solution for managing multi-OS and multi-site IT assets for businesses of all sizes. By installing the IT Management Station on the TS-EC1680U-RP, you can centrally manage multiple IT resources with numerous business applications including comprehensive inventory, centralized software deployment & updates, imaging, remote management & support, backup & restore, and more tasks with greater flexibility and productivity.
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 TS-EC1680U-RP fulfills storage and video editing needs with a high speed 10GbE network interface. Digital videos can be quickly stored and edited on the TS-EC1680U-RP directly over the network.
The Qsync utility turns your TS-EC1680U-RP into a safe data center for file synchronization with large storage capacity. Any file uploaded to the TS-EC1680U-RP 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.
The TS-EC1680U-RP Surveillance Station is a professional surveillance solution with a wide range of over 2,600 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, and safeguard your office environment.
The TS-EC1680U-RP 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 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 RADIUS server which provides centralized authorization management for computers to connect and use a network service.
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.
The Turbo NAS supports Printer server to send remote printing request over the Internet (max. 3 USB printers), and supports IPP (Internet Printing Protocol), Samba, print job management and Bonjour printing for Mac OS X.
The Turbo NAS supports Surveillance Station to connect and manage multiple IP cameras remotely, including real-time monitoring, video recording, playback, and event notifications.
The TS-EC1680U-RP 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 TS-EC1680U-RP for extensive opportunities.
|CPU||Intel® Xeon® E3-1200 v3 Family 3.4 GHz Quad Core Processor|
System memory: 4 GB DDR3 ECC RAM
Memory module pre-installed: 4 GB x1
Total memory slots: 4
Memory expandable up to: 32 GB (8GB x4)
|Flash Memory||512MB DOM|
|Internal Cache Port||
Two mSATA port on board for read caching
Note: The standard system is shipped without mSATA flash.
|Hard Drive||16 x 3.5-inch SATA 6Gbps/3Gbps hard drive or 2.5-inch SATA, 6Gbps/3Gbps hard drive SSD hard drive|
|Hard Drive Tray||16 x hot-swappable and lockable tray|
4 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port
(Expandable up to 8 x 1 Gb LAN or 4 x 10 Gb + 4 x 1 Gb LAN by installing optional dual-port 10 Gb and 1 Gb network card)
|LED Indicators||Status, 10 GbE, LAN, eSATA, storage expansion port status|
4x USB 3.0 port (rear)
4x USB 2.0 port (rear) Support USB printer, pen drive, USB hub, and USB UPS etc.
|Buttons||System: Power button and reset button|
|Alarm Buzzer||System warning|
|Form Factor||3U, Rackmount|
130(H) x 442.5(W) x 530.5(D) mm
5.12(H) x 17.42(W) x 20.89(D) inch
Net weight (NAS only) : 18.3 kg/40.34 lb
Gross weight (with packing and accessories) : 24.18 kg/ 53.30 lb
|Sound Level (dB)||
Sound Level (dB) Sound pressure (LpAm) (by stander positions): 40.1 dB
(with 16 x HITACHI HUS724020ALA640 hard drive installed)
|Power Consumption (W)||
Sleep mode: 82.4
In Operation: 166.58 W
(with 16 x HITACHI HUS724020ALA640 hard drive installed)
|Relative Humidity||5~95% non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C.|
|PCIe Slot||2 (1* PCIe Gen3 x8, 1* PCIe Gen3 x4)|
|Fan||4 x 8 cm smart cooling fan|
1. Rack size
2. The optional rack kits for the TS-x80 rack mount models are only compatible with square-hole server racks.
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
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