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QNAP TS-251+-8G

High-performance Intel quad-core NAS supporting HDMI, transcoding, and virtualisation for homes and businesses

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    QNAP TS-251+-8G
    High-performance Intel quad-core NAS supporting HDMI, transcoding, and virtualisation for homes and businesses

    Facing the increasing demand for data storage, sharing and multimedia processing, more and more users are looking for a NAS system with good performance and an affordable price tag. The Intel® quad-core TS-251+ provides an uncompromising high-performance scalable storage solution for professional users. Powered by the intelligent QTS 4.2 operating system, the TS-251+ performs as an easy-to-use yet powerful NAS for data backup, file synchronisation and sharing, remote access and multimedia applications, and is ideal for users to create a secure private cloud to access their data easily.

    • Centralise your file storage, sharing and backup with excellent performance
    • Run multiple Windows®, Linux®, UNIX® and Android™ based virtual machines with the Virtualisation Station
    • Operate multiple isolated Linux® systems as well as download containerised apps with Container Station
    • Enjoy the best audio-visual experience with HDMI output and the free remote control
    • Transcode Full HD videos on-the-fly or offline*
    • Stream multimedia files via DLNA®, AirPlay®, Chromecast™ and Bluetooth® with multi-zone multimedia control
    • Quickly find specific files by real-time, natural search with Qsirch
    • Scale up to 10 drives with QNAP UX-800P expansion enclosure

    Quad-core 64-bit Intel® Celeron® CPU for exceptional performance

    The TS-251+-8G is powered by a 64-bit Intel® Celeron® quad-core 2.0GHz processor and has 8GB energy-efficient DDR3L RAM and dual Gigabit LAN ports, delivering up to 225 MB/s read & write speeds with port trunking mode. The TS-251+ can also automatically increase the processor's clock rate from 2.0GHz to 2.42GHz when needed for CPU-intensive tasks. The TS-251+ supports AES 256-bit volume & folder encryption with transfer speeds of up to 204 MB/s, boosting system performance & security while ensuring the safety of sensitive personal data stored in the TS-251+

    Restore files with Snapshot for Volume & LUN

    Not limited to high-end models, the TS-251+ brings the highly-anticipated snapshot function for your flexible usage.QTS Storage Manager adds an easy-to-use web-based snapshot tool for you to easily back up and restore data on the TS-251+ back to any point of time to prevent loss of important data. You can take up to 256 snapshots per volume or LUN, efficiently replicate volume/LUN snapshots to remote servers by copying only the changes made, and quickly clone a volume /LUN snapshot as a local volume without interrupting the current system operation. You can even set up the system to automatically take a snapshot of the volume before backup via RTRR/rsync, even when the file is opened.

    Fast Disaster Recovery with Snapshots

    Cross-platform file sharing, centralised data storage

    The TS-251+ supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows®, Mac® and Linux®/UNIX®. Data, logs and ISO image of CDs and DVDs can be centrally stored in the TS-251+ and protected by an integrated antivirus solution.

    Enjoy media freely with multi-zone multimedia controls

    Enjoy media freely with multi-zone multimedia controls

    Use your TS-251+ as a multi-zone multimedia system to fill every corner of your house with your choice of media. You can centrally manage and stream photos, music and videos from the TS-251+ to different rooms from a single device using Bluetooth®& USB devices connected to the TS-251+ (for music streaming only), HDMI, DLNA®, Apple TV® and Chromecast™*. Every room member in different zones can enjoy the convenience and simplicity for media playback and multimedia storage.

    Alternatively, to enjoy multimedia yourself, you can choose DLNA-compatible devices, use the Qfile app on an iOS® device to browse videos/photos and play on the TV via Apple TV®, or transform the TS-251+ into a powerful streaming machine with DLNA®, Roku®, Amazon® Fire TV, and Google TV™ support with the support of Plex Media Server.


    Disaster recovery solutions bring peace of mind

    The TS-251+ offers various data recovery options. RTRR (Real-Time Remote Replication) supports real time and scheduled data backup to remote QNAP NAS or FTP servers and synchronizes files to remote folders from local folders with better backup efficiency. You can enjoy backup versioning to preserve a certain amount of versions, with options of simple versioning to schedule how many versions should be retained and for how long, or smart versioning with a rotation scheme that automatically replaces earlier backup versions. The TS-251+ also supports rsync protocol to back up data to remote servers on a scheduled basis. Data can also be backed up to and restored from a range of cloud storage services, including Amazon® S3, Amazon® Glacier, Microsoft® Azure™, ElephantDrive®, Dropbox®, Google Drive™, Google Cloud Storage™, and more.

    Disaster recovery solutions bring peace of mind

    File synchronisation across devices and clouds

    Qsync utility turns your TS-251+ into a safe, large-capacity data centre for file synchronization. Any file uploaded to the TS-251+ 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 of 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 a lost device to avoid data breaches, and even restore it after you have retrieved the device. You can also install the Cloud Drive Sync app from QTS App Centre to easily sync files with Google Drive™ and Dropbox® cloud storage.

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    Real-time & offline video transcoding*

    The TS-251+ delivers superior real-time video transcoding (up to 4K H.264) to convert your videos to formats that can be smoothly played on PCs, mobile devices and Smart TVs. It allows for multiple devices to simultaneously view different videos stored on the TS-251+ with on-the-fly hardware accelerated transcoding, saving your time in converting videos to different formats for different devices.

    With the benefits of offline transcoding, if you can only connect to an Internet connection with limited/restricted bandwidth, you can still enjoy smooth videos via File Station, Video Station, or the Qfile app by selecting a pre-rendered lower-resolution video, saving system resources of the TS-251+ for other applications. The TS-251+ also allows you to set a dedicated folder for automatic video transcoding.

    * Note:Supported video formats depend on the hardware and software specifications of the devices. Playback capability and quality may vary due to factors including the original file formats/quality, hardware and software limitations, and output devices.

    Real-time & offline video transcoding

    Well-rounded backup & disaster recovery solution

    Well-rounded backup solutions to secure data

    QNAP NetBak Replicator supports real-time and scheduled data backup on Windows including Outlook email archiving. Apple Time Machine® is also supported to provide Mac® OS X users with a solution to effortlessly back up data to the TS-251+. The front panel USB 3.0 port on the TS-251+ features a one-touch-copy function for you to instantly back up data on external drives to the TS-251+ with just one click, or alternatively to back up data from the TS-251+ to external drives. A wide range of third-party backup software such as Acronis® True Image and Symantec® Backup Exec are also supported.

    Comprehensive surveillance solution providing 24/7 security

    The TS-251+'s Surveillance Station offers a professional surveillance solution with a user-friendly management interface, a wide range of 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 monitoring of cameras anytime, 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-251+. The TS-251+ offers 2 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 40 channels by purchasing additional licenses.

    Surveillance Station- protect your home and valuables

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