Wednesday, June 24th 2015

QNAP Adds 4-bay Models to the High-performance TVS-x71U Turbo vNAS Series

QNAP Systems, Inc. today announced the release of the new 10GbE-ready TVS-471U Turbo vNAS series, including the TVS-471U-RP and TVS-471U. Featuring high performance, scalable design, reliability and rich business applications, the TVS-471U series is designed for SMBs to ensure smooth daily file operations with low total cost of ownership. The exclusive QvPC Technology introduces more hands-on usage for directly accessing stored data, monitoring live surveillance feeds, watching multimedia, and much more with a keyboard, mouse, and HDMI display. By using Qsirch, users can quickly search through all of their files on the QNAP NAS to find specific items with better productivity.

The 4-bay rackmount TVS-471U series is powered by Intel Haswell Pentium and Core i3 processors that are capable of providing over 1,500 MB/s throughput and 128,000 IOPS for CPU-intensive tasks including Virtualization Station, serving large numbers of simultaneous connections, and 4K video playback and transcoding. Its two on-board internal cache ports enables users to install mSATA flash modules to further enhance NAS performance for IOPS-demanding applications. The storage capacity of the TVS-471U series can be scaled up to over 1PB by attaching multiple QNAP RAID expansion enclosures (REXP-1600U-RP and REXP-1200U-RP).
"The dual-core TVS-471U series is designed for reliability and scalability, and delivers the performance necessary for operating multiple virtual machines using Virtualization Station and to edit large videos on-the-fly", said Alan Lin, product manager of QNAP.

With QvPC Technology, users can directly operate the TVS-471U series as cost-effective PC substitutes by simply connecting a keyboard, mouse and HDMI display. Many common tasks including accessing stored data, running multiple applications on Windows/Linux/UNIX/Android VMs, internet access, watching 4K videos, and monitoring surveillance feeds from IP cameras can be quickly and easily carried out directly using the NAS.

By installing Qsirch from the QTS App Center, users can use its near real-time search engine to quickly find the files they need on the TVS-471U series. The search-while-typing feature and the category support (including images, videos, music, documents and PDF) dramatically increase search speed, effectively improving productivity in the workplace. The searching efficiency is several times faster than conventional methods, making the TVS-471U series truly flexible and dynamic file centers for conveniently storing and using files.

The TVS-471U series is iSCSI-SAN unified storage with comprehensive business-ready features. It supports VMware, Microsoft and Citrix virtualization solutions to simplify virtual storage management and facilitates cross-platform file sharing for Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX platforms. Besides supporting Windows AD, LDAP directory services and Windows ACL for efficient permission settings, the TVS-471U series also acts as a domain controller for Windows. Flexible backup solutions for Windows and Mac users and disaster recovery solutions including RTRR, rsync and cloud storage backup are also included.

Key specifications
Redundant power supply:
  • TVS-471U-RP-PT-4G: Intel Pentium G3250 3.1 GHz dual-core processor and 4GB DDR3 RAM
  • TVS-471U-RP-i3-4G: Intel Core i3-4150 3.5 GHz dual-core processor and 4GB DDR3 RAM
Single power supply:
  • TVS-471U-PT-4G: Intel Pentium G3250 3.1 GHz dual-core processor and 4GB DDR3 RAM
  • TVS-471U-i3-4G: Intel Core i3-4150 3.5 GHz dual-core processor and 4GB DDR3 RAM
  • 4-bay rackmount model, 3.5"/2.5" SATA 6Gb/s, 3Gb/s hard drives and SSD, hard drives hot-swappable; 4 x Gigabit LAN port; 10GbE ready (optional purchase); 1 x PCle expansion slot; 2 x internal cache port; 4 x USB 3.0 port; HDMI output
Availability
The new TVS-471U Turbo vNAS series is now available.
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