QNAP have released a lot of new devices around the CES event, and there is more coming. They have also announced the release of the new 10GbE-ready TVS-x71U series Turbo vNAS that includes the TVS-871U-RP and TVS-1271U-RP. The new vNAS offer high performance, scalability options and a wide array of business applications to fulfill mission-critical storage needs and so much more.
The new units are available as 8 and 12-bay rack mount models and are powered by Intel Haswell CPU with options including Pentium, Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processors. These processors deliver high-performance with over 3,300 MB/s throughput and 162,000 IOPS for CPU-consuming tasks such as running Virtualization Station, serving large numbers of simultaneous connections, and 4K video playback and transcoding.
The come with two mSATA Flash slots for internal cache and the external scalability allows to gradually expand up to 1PB raw capacity. That is a lot of storage and of course requires multiple expansion enclosures such as the REXP-1600U-RP and REXP-1200U-RP.
“Companies require a competitive storage solution with high-performance hardware and business-ready applications to support their daily operations as well as the scalability options to ensure their growth is not hampered by lack of data storage,” said David Tsao, product manager of QNAP. “The TVS-x71U series provides the power for users to operate multiple virtual machines using QNAP Virtualization Station, edit large videos on-the-fly, and enhance their business productivity with integrated SMB features.”
QNAP’s vNAS come with the exclusive QvPC technology that allows you to run numerous VMs, multimedia transcoding, HDMI output, cloud integration and NAS connection technologies. Just attach a keyboard, mouse and monitor to the NAS and use it to run Windows, Linux, UNIX and Android-based VMs, surf the web or enjoy 4K UHD videos with up to 7.1 audio with XBMC.
Being a rack mounted unit it comes with all the needs fulfilled that businesses could need, from efficiency to security. Besides offering NAS and iSCSI-SAN unified storage solution, the new series supports VMware, Microsoft and Citrix virtualization solutions, cross-platform file sharing for Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX platforms, support for Windows AD, LDAP directory services and Windows ACL, and the TVS-x71U series can also act as a domain controller for Windows, and much more. The IT Management Station allows businesses to centrally manage multi-OS and multi-site IT assets. The Surveillance Station offers a professional surveillance solution with real-time monitoring, video & audio recording and playback to help secure office environments.
CPU and RAM varies in these units, but they all support both 3.5” and 2.5” SATA 6Gb/s and 3Gb/s hard drives and SSD, four Gigabit LAN port, 10GbE ready (optional purchase), two PCle expansion slot, two internal mSATA cache ports, four x USB 3.0 port and HDMI.
The new TVS-x71U series Turbo vNAS should be available now or shortly at your favourite QNAP reseller.
Thanks to QNAP for providing us with this information