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QNAP TS-431P 4-Bay NAS

Powerful yet affordable 4-bay NAS for small and home offices

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    QNAP TS-431P 4-Bay NAS
    Powerful yet affordable 4-bay NAS for small and home offices
    The TS-431P is a powerful yet easy-to-use network storage centre for backup, synchronisation, 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 (centralise 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 centre as a secure private cloud.
    • Centralises file storage, sharing and backup with excellent performance
    • Full NAS encryption using volume-based technology and hardware acceleration
    • Supports QmailAgent as a mailroom centre and Qcontactz for centralising contact information
    • Synchronise files between the TS-431P, computers, laptops, and mobile devices
    • Stream your multimedia library via DLNA®, AirPlay® & Chromecast™
    • Build a surveillance centre to safeguard your home and office

    Dual-core processor for 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 centre with remarkably high speeds for transferring a large amount of files and streaming bandwidth-intensive multimedia.

    Throughput AES 256-bit encryption

    TS-431P Fast Download Speeds

    10GB file windows Upload/Download, 2 LAN

    Test Environment:NAS:
    OS: QTS 4.2.2
    Volume type: RAID5; 4 x Seagate ST1000NM0033-9ZM173 1TB HDDs: NAS and PCs are connected
    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 file continuously to NAS for 3 minutes. Block size: 64KB for SMB2.0

    Tested in QNAP Labs. Figures may vary by environment.

    Fast Disaster Recovery with Snapshots

    The TS-431P supports block-based Snapshots, which can record and save the state of the file system and the metadata of the files outside the file system at any time. In the event of an unexpected NAS failure or if struck by a ransomware attack, the snapshots remain intact, allowing you to quickly and easily restore the system back to a previous normal state. You can preserve and restore multiple versions of the same file, folder or even the entire volume. The TS-431P supports up to 64 snapshots per volume or LUN (up to 256 in total). Snapshot Replica facilitates double protection that replicates snapshots to a remote QNAP NAS or server.

    Note: The Snapshots feature will be available from QTS 4.3.4. Fast Disaster Recovery with Snapshots

    Cross-platform file sharing, centralised 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.

    Well-rounded backup & disaster recovery solution

    Well-rounded backup & disaster recovery solution

    The TS-431P is a comprehensive centralised backup centre 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.

    Disaster recovery solutions bring peace of mind

    Hybrid Backup Sync consolidates backup, restoration and synchronisation 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.

    Centralise backup, restoration and synchronization with Hybrid Backup Sync

    File synchronisation across multiple devices

    Qsync turns your TS-431P into a safe, high-capacity data centre for file synchronisation. 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 synchronisation and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of team projects and collaboration.


    A private cloud without contsraints

    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.

    Easily build your personal cloud and access anywhere

    Build your home music library and enjoy music anywhere

    The Music Station helps categorise your music collection, and displays album covers to easily organise your personal playlists. Through the music station web player, you can enjoy your music anytime, anywhere with a few clicks. Thousands of local and global online Internet radio programs are also built-into the Music Station for you to enjoy.

    • Listen to your favorite songs streamed from iTunes Server, or play music via web browsers on your PC.
    • Stream via Airplay® and DLNA for music throughout your home.
    • Listen to your music on mobile devices through the Qmusic app.
    Build your home music library and enjoy music anywhere

    Access and enjoy with your tablets and smartphones

    Access and enjoy with your tablets and smartphones

    The TS-431P is your private cloud storage that virtually enlarges the capacity of your mobile devices. Qfile allows you to access, upload, download, manage, and share NAS files as if you are carrying all of them in your pocket. If Qfile is installed on an iOS® device, users can also browse videos & photos stored on the TS-431P and play via Apple TV®. Qmanager lets you monitor & manage the TS-431P remotely and efficiently without turning on your PC. You can take and share digital notes with Qnotes, and enjoy and share music, photos and videos on the TS-431P anywhere and anytime with Qmusic, Qphoto and Qvideo apps.

    Comprehensive surveillance solution providing 24/7 security

    Surveillance Station is a professional network surveillance Video Management System (VMS) that offers a user-friendly management interface, 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 customisable settings. You can also install the Vmobile app on your iOS® or Android™ devices to manage the monitored channels anytime and anywhere, or install the Vcam mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TS-431P. The TS-431P offers 2 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 25 channels by purchasing additional licenses.

    Surveillance Station- protect your home and valuables
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