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Qnap TS-869 Pro Turbo NAS Server

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Product Highlights
  • High Performance NAS Server
  • 1 GB RAM
  • Two eSATA Ports
  • Centralized Storage and File Sharing
  • Intel Atom 2.13 GHz Dual-core Processor
  • Backup Center for Businesses
  • Dual Gigabit LAN
  • iSCSI and Virtualization Deployment
  • Cloud Backup Storage
  • Advanced RAID Management

The TS-869 Pro Turbo NAS Server from Qnap is an 8 bay, all-in-one NAS server with exceptional performance that can meet the storage requirements of modern SMB IT environments. It features a secure cross-platform file sharing for Windows, Mac and Linux/UNIX users. The NAS server also has an iSCSI or IP-SAN storage combo solution and a number of versatile, value-added business applications. It has a well-rounded set of backup solutions, which helps critical business information to be safely protected against unexpected data loss. The NAS server is an ideal shared storage solution for virtualized and clustered environments. It is VMware Ready and Citrix Ready certified. This has also proven compatible with Microsoft Hyper-V environments.

The intuitive MyCloudNAS service simplifies the process of publishing content present on the Turbo NAS over the internet and helps you create a private cloud in few simple steps. The mobile app QMobile provides iOS or Android mobile users with a convenient way to access the Turbo NAS live, on the go.

Deploying an appropriate IT environment with a reliable, affordable and expandable storage solution is very critical for your business. The ability to securely store, share and back-up digital assets has become one of the most important tasks for an SMB IT administrator, choosing the right option will significantly enhance business productivity and crucially offer a reliable disaster recovery solution in an age when downtime of any nature impacts profitability. The Turbo NAS server comes with exceptional performance that can meet the storage requirements of modern SMB IT environments.

Centralized Storage and File Sharing

Cross-platform Sharing with Antivirus
The Turbo NAS supports SMB/CIFS, NFS and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX networks. Your accounts and shared folders can be created via a user-friendly web based interface without IT expertise. The integrated antivirus solution for the Turbo NAS ensures business stability. It offers detection against the latest viruses, malware, worms and Trojan horses.
Windows Active Directory (AD) and LDAP Directory Service
The Windows AD and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is a directory service feature that enables you to retrieve user accounts from Windows AD or LDAP based directory server to the Turbo NAS. This reduces time and effort in setting up a new account. You can use the same login name and password to access the Turbo NAS.
Shared Folder Aggregation
You can access the shared folders of other servers on Microsoft Networking through the "portal folder" on the Turbo NAS. This saves the time and effort in logging in multiple servers one by one.
ISO File Archiving and Sharing
The Turbo NAS supports mounting ISO images of CD and DVD discs as network shares for data archiving, storage and sharing. This feature saves the space for storing the physical discs and reduces the risk of data loss caused by disc wear and tear. It also enhances the efficiency of data sharing on business network.
Advanced Folder Permissions
You can configure folder/subfolder access to the Turbo NAS with advanced folder permissions. With this feature enabled, you can manage the folder permissions from Microsoft Windows or the web-based management interface of the Turbo NAS easily.
Secure Measures for Data Storage and Access
•Policy based Unauthorized IP Blocking:
You can allow, deny or auto block specified IP address or network domain which attempt to connect to the Turbo NAS via SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, Samba or AFP.
•Remote Login:
The Turbo NAS supports remote login via SSH (secure shell) or Telnet connection.
•SSL Security (HTTPS):
It supports HTTPS connection. You can upload a secure certificate and RSA private key in X.509PEM format issued by a trusted provider to allow access to the NAS server via secure SSL login.
•Secure FTP:
The NAS server offers secure data transfer with SSL/TLS (explicit) encryption. Passive FTP port range setup is also supported.
•Encrypted Remote Replication by Rsync:
The data on the NAS server can be backed up to or from another Turbo NAS or Rsync server over the network securely.
•Shared Folder Management:
You can choose to hide or show selected shared folders of the Turbo NAS on Windows network.
•User Authority Management:
By uploading the batch files in TXT or Excel CSV format to the NAS server, you can create multiple users and specify their password, quota and user groups.
•VPN Server:
You can build up a private network with QNAP VPN Server support and allow inbound access by Windows, Mac, Linux and even iOS and Android devices. The connections are secured up to 256-bit encryption.

Backup Center for Businesses

Well-rounded Backup Solutions
The Turbo NAS offers you flexible server backup solutions like encrypted remote replication, Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR) and cloud-based storage backup. Windows users and Mac users can use QNAP NetBak Replicator utility and Time Machine respectively to back up data to the Turbo NAS. Additionally, the Turbo NAS supports third party backup software such as Veeam Backup and Replication and Acronis True Image.
Disaster Recovery Solution
For users, the Turbo NAS offers business continuity and high availability of data by providing the ability to recover their data from disasters.
Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR)
RTRR provides real-time or scheduled data replication between the Turbo NAS and a remote QNAP NAS, an FTP server or an external drive.
iSCSI LUN Snapshot or Backup
Server virtualization reduces IT expenditure and provides flexible server management. Adopting a proper data protection and disaster recovery for virtual machines has become vastly important. The Turbo NAS has taken iSCSI LUN backup/restore to a completely new level with snapshot technology. You can use the LUN snapshot to back up contents in the LUN to various storage destinations, including Windows shared folders via SMB/CIFS, Linux shared folders via NFS or local shared folders on the Turbo NAS.
Cloud Storage Backup
You can send private data to cloud storage. The Turbo NAS supports Amazon S3, ElephantDrive and Symform cloud storage backup. It has several backup modes including real-time, scheduled backup and versioning control so that the data can be restored from any point of time. With ElephantDrive, cloud storage can be monitored through a web browser. An extra set of all of the data stored is always available, so that remote data recovery is quick and simple.
Backup to external drive via USB 3.0
You can connect external storage devices to the Turbo NAS via the eSATA or USB ports. The data can be backed up in the NAS shared folders to the external devices. Three backup modes are provided: instant, scheduled and automatic backup.
The Turbo NAS features USB 3.0 ports for high speed backup to external hard drives. EXT3, EXT4, NTFS and HFS+ file systems are supported to ensure compatibility with Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems.

iSCSI and Virtualization Deployment

NAS + iSCSI Combo Solution
The Turbo NAS can serve as a NAS for file sharing and iSCSI storage concurrently.
Flexible Management
The Turbo NAS supports multiple Logical Unit Numbers (LUNs) and iSCSI targets. LUNs can be flexibly mapped to, unmapped from and switched among the different iSCSI targets.
Secure Deployment
The advanced Access Control List (ACL) is designed with CHAP authentication and LUN masking. It has the ability to block unauthorized access from the initiators.
Designed for Virtualized and Clustered Environments
The Turbo NAS is Vmware, Citrix Ready and Windows Hyper-V compliant. It can be compared with a high cost Fiber Channel SAN. The Turbo NAS is an affordable system that can be deployed as a storage center for virtualized and clustered server environments, such as VMware and Microsoft Windows Failover Cluster.
SPC-3 Persistent Reservation Supported
The built-in iSCSI service supports enterprise-level features such as SPC-3 persistent reservation for clustering in VMware and Windows Server 2008. You can set up Microsoft Failover Cluster environment, use Cluster Shared Volume for Hyper-V and execute virtual machine live migration between Hyper-V hosts.
Advanced MPIO and MC/S Supported
With the support of Multipath Input Output (MPIO) and Multiple Connections per Session (MC/S) on the Turbo NAS, you can connect to the iSCSI targets on the Turbo NAS using two or more network interfaces from their server with failover and load balancing. Furthermore, with MC/S settings better data transmission performance can be achieved.
Feature-rich All-in-one Business Applications
•File Server:
The Turbo NAS provides seamless file sharing across Windows, Mac, Linux and UNIX platforms. It also supports WebDAV for easy access to shared folders via HTTP/HTTPS protocol remotely.
•FTP Server:
You can establish an FTP server with the Turbo NAS and share files conveniently with colleagues or customers.
•Backup Center:
The Turbo NAS offers a centralized backup center for Mac users using Time Machine and Windows users using QNAP QBack utility.
•Web Server:
You can host multiple websites on the Turbo NAS with the built-in web server and virtual host feature.
•RADIUS Server:
The RADIUS server centralizes and consolidates user authentication by maintaining a list of user accounts that are authorized for remote network access through dial-up equipment, Wi-Fi access point or VPN connections.
•Syslog Server:
By collecting and storing the logs of other network devices on the Turbo NAS with the Syslog server feature, you can easily monitor the status of these devices and troubleshoot problems when necessary.
•Printer Server:
The Turbo NAS offers printer sharing over the network and remote printing over the Internet via Internet Printing Protocol (IPP). Print job management and Bonjour printing for Mac OS X are also supported.
•Surveillance Station:
You can use the Turbo NAS to manage the connected IP cameras and set up a video surveillance system with comprehensive monitoring, recording and playback features.
•IPv6:
The Turbo NAS supports IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6) which makes the NAS a dual-stack IP host running IPv4 and IPv6 at the same time.
•VPN Server:
The VPN (Virtual Private Network) service allows you to access the NAS and other resources on the same local network from the Internet. Qnap VPN Server supports both OpenVPN and PPTP with a very intuitive UI. MyCloudNAS service and Auto Router Configuration are integrated with QNAP VPN Server. You can access all services provided by the Turbo NAS remotely and securely with just a few clicks.
•LDAP Server:
For businesses which need directory service, Qnap LDAP Service provides a cost effective alternate from Windows ADS. You can turn the Turbo NAS into a LDAP server and centralize the user privilege management.
•Software Expansion via QPKG Center:
You can maximize the usage of the Turbo NAS by installing an additional QPKG software add-ons developed by users in QNAP's worldwide community.
•Proxy Server:
With the help of Squid QPKG, the QNAP Turbo can be used as a Proxy Server. Internet cache speeds up web browsing, web filtering and monitoring, thus enhancing the Internet security.
Private Cloud Storage
The Turbo NAS helps users reap all the benefits of cloud computing. A personal cloud for home usage or a private cloud for business use can be built easily. This cloud provides flexible ways for data access, sharing and backup, virtually anytime, anywhere.
MyCloudNAS Service
The MyCloudNAS service simplifies the process of publishing contents in the Turbo NAS over the Internet. It provides a web-based portal for file management. You can access important data and it supports backing up important data from the Turbo NAS to other cloud storage providers such as Amazon S3, ElephantDrive and Symform.
MyCloudNAS Access Code
While exposing the Turbo NAS to the Internet could raise security concerns, the MyCloudNas Access Code provides privacy control to make selected services only visible to authorized users.
Email Invitation
The MyCloudNAS is an easy way to send out an email invitation to friends. The invitation contains systematic instructions on accessing the Turbo NAS. It offers a link to download the Windows application MyCloudNAS Connect. This allows users without proficient networking aptitude to set up and connect to the Turbo NAS with ease.
QMobile App for On-the-go Contents Access
QMobile is an application designed for iOS and Android mobile devices. It can stream Terabytes of photos, music and videos stored on the Turbo NAS from anywhere, not considering the actual storage size of the mobile devices. It also provides a convenient way for uploading photos on the mobile devices to the Turbo NAS for instant sharing.

Advanced Features

FIPS 140-2 Certified AES 256-bit Volume-based Data Encryption*
The disk volume with FIPS 140-2 certified AES 256-bit encryption can only be accessed by an authorized encryption password or key. This prevents the sensitive government or businesses data on the Turbo NAS from unauthorized access and breach, even if the hard disk drives or the entire system is stolen. 1
Advanced RAID Management with Hot-swap Design
The Turbo NAS offers RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, 5+hot spare, 6, single and JBOD disk configurations. It supports a hot-swap design. When a drive with a RAID configuration (RAID 1 or above only) fails, it can be replaced without turning the server off.
Global Hot Spare
The Global Hot Spare feature allows you to share spare drives with multiple RAID volumes on the Turbo NAS. When a hard drive fails in any RAID volume, the global hot-spare drive will automatically replace the failed drive to prevent data from being lost. When compared with a local spare drive, the Global Hot Spare function offers more efficient use of spare drives.
Online RAID Capacity Expansion
The storage capacity of a RAID configuration can be expanded by replacing larger hard drives. The data will be kept and seamlessly moved to the newly installed hard drives without turning off the server.
Online RAID Level Migration
You can upgrade the disk configuration to a higher RAID level and retain the data without turning off the server.
IP-SAN/ iSCSI Storage and Virtual Disk Drives (VDD) for Storage Expansion
The Turbo NAS provides a cost-efficient iSCSI solution to set up IP-SAN storage. With the built-in iSCSI initiator, the Turbo NAS can also connect to other iSCSI targets over the network and turn them into virtual disk drives (VDD).
iSCSI Storage Plug & Play
The Windows version of QNAP Finder provides a convenient way to expand desktop computer or server storage capacity by connecting to the Turbo NAS and mapping a network drive or a Virtual Disk.
User-friendly System Management
•Instant SMS, Email and Windows Live Messenger Alert:
Configure the SMTP server, SMS server and Windows Live Messenger account settings on the Turbo NAS in order to receive instant system warning or error messages via email, SMS and instant messages.
•SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol):
Collect the information, warning or errors of the Turbo NAS and send warnings up to 3 SNMP servers for centralized management and real-time monitoring.
•S.M.A.R.T. & Advanced Hard Drive Health Scan (HHS):
Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.) helps to monitor the hard disk status. Additionally, the Turbo NAS supports Hard Drive Health Scan (HHS) for disk checking and bad blocks scanning.
Multiple LAN Deployment
The Turbo NAS supports multiple bonding modes: Balance-rr (Round-Robin), Active Backup, Balance XOR, Broadcast, IEEE 802.3ad, Balance-tlb (Adaptive Transmit Load Balancing) and Balance-alb (Adaptive Load Balancing).
•Failover:
The LAN ports of the Turbo NAS can be configured in failover mode that allows it to sustain the failure of one network port and provide continuous services.
•Load Balancing:
The LAN ports of the Turbo NAS can be configured in load balancing mode for bandwidth aggregation to boost file transfer speeds. It works with managed Ethernet switch with 802.3ad configured.
•Multi-IP Settings:
The Turbo NAS can be deployed with multiple different IP settings for sharing among different workgroups in two different subnets.
Virtual LAN
You can integrate the Turbo NAS to an existing VLAN on a virtualization environment and configure the Turbo NAS as the storage system of other VLAN devices. By enabling VLAN on the Turbo NAS, only the devices with the same VLAN ID can access the Turbo NAS.
Wireless LAN
You can connect the Turbo NAS to the wireless network through a USB Wi-Fi dongle for convenient access. The Turbo NAS is compatible with fast 802.11n and 802.11g dongles for Wi-Fi connection.
Exceptional Performance with Port Trunking Support
The Gigabit Ethernet interface and fast processor enables the Turbo NAS to deliver superior performance and high reliability for critical applications.
•FTP/SAMBA Testing Environment: Intel Core i7-2600, 3.40 GHz, DDR3 1600 Hz 16 GB, Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit ZyXEL GS-2024
•FTP/SAMBA Testing Method: Connect the Turbo NAS and PC to switch, upload/download 5 GB file without Jumbo Frame, FTP Tool: FileZilla
Eco-friendly & Energy-efficient
The Turbo NAS features green technologies to protect the environment and save electricity bill. The smart fan monitors the system temperature of the Turbo NAS and automatically adjusts its speed to ensure quiet operation and power saving. The hard drives can be set to enter standby mode after a period of idling to reduce power consumption and extend hard drive lifespan. Scheduled power on/off feature provides flexibility to only allow the Turbo NAS to operate in designated time and therefore minimize power usage.
Power Management
•Wake on LAN:
Enable this option to power on the Turbo NAS remotely by Wake on LAN
•Hard Drive Standby:
Configure the hard drives to enter standby mode if there is no drive access within the specified period.
•Scheduled Power on/off:
The flexible scheduled power on/off feature is present for you to manage the up time of the Turbo NAS according to the working hours. You can set the time for automatic system power on, power off or restart on any days of the week.
•UPS Support:
The Turbo NAS supports USB UPS devices (USB/HID UPS supported) to allow users to store the data in time and avoid critical data loss when power outage occurs during data transfer. Network UPS allows multiple Turbo NAS servers on the same physical network to be protected by a single UPS via receiving UPS notification on abnormal power supply.
Hardware
CPU Intel Atom 2.13 GHz Dual-core Processor
DRAM 1 GB RAM (Expandable RAM, up to 3 GB) 1
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The system memory can be increased to 3GB by installing an additional 1 GB or 2 GB SO-DIMM RAM module.

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Flash Memory 512 MB DOM
Hard Disk Drive 2.5" (63.49 mm) or 3.5" (88.89 mm) SATA x 8 2
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The system is shipped without HDD.

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Hard Disk Tray 8 x Hot-swappable and lockable tray
LAN Port 2 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port
LED Indicators Status, LAN, USB, eSATA, Power, HDD 1, HDD 2, HDD 3, HDD 4, HDD 5, HDD 6, HDD 7, HDD 8
USB 2x USB 3.0 port (Back: 2) 5x USB 2.0 port (Front: 1; Back: 4)
Supports USB printer, pen drive, USB hub and USB UPS etc.
eSATA 2 x eSATA ports (Back)
Performance Reading: 221.8 Mbps
Writing: 220.8 Mbps
Buttons Power button, USB One-Touch-Backup Button, Reset button
LCD Panel Mono LCD display with backlight
Enter button, Select button for configuration
Supply Type System warning
Form Factor Tower
Sound Level Without HDD installed: 40.0 dB
Stand by: 40.4 dB
In operation: 40.8 dB
(with 8 x 750 GB HDD installed)
Power Consumption Sleep mode: 30 W
In Operation: 59 W
Power-off (in WOL mode): 1 W
(with 8 x 1.5 TB HDD installed)
Power Supply Input: 100-240 V AC, 50-60 Hz
Output: 350 W
Secure Design K-lock security slot for theft prevention
Expansion Slot 1 (for network or storage expansion)
VGA Reserved VGA interface for maintenance
Fan Two 4.72" (12 cm), 12 V DC cooling fan
General
Temperature 32 to 104˚F (0 to 40˚C)
Humidity 0-95% R.H.
Dimensions (H x W x D) 7.29 x 11.74 x 9.26" (185.2 x 298.2 x 235.4 mm)
Weight Net weight: 7.29 kg (16.08 lb)
Gross weight: 8.59 kg (18.94 lb)
Software
Operating System •Embedded Linux
Supported Operating System •Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista (32 or 64 bit),7 (32 or 64 bit), Server 2003 or 2008
•Apple Mac OS X
•Linux and Unix
Supported Web Browsers •Internet Explorer 7, 8 or later
•Firefox 3 or later
•Safari 3, 4 or later
•Google Chrome
Multilingual Support •Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
File System •Internal HDD: EXT3, EXT4
•External HDD: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+
Networking •TCP/IP (IPv4 and IPv6: Dual Stack)
•Dual Gigabit LAN with Jumbo Frame
•Multi-IP settings, Port Trunking or NIC Teaming (Modes: Balance-rr, Active backup, Balance XOR, Broadcast, IEEE 802.3ad or Link Aggregation, Balance-tlb and Balance-alb)
•DHCP client, DHCP server
•Protocols: CIFS or SMB, AFP (3.1), NFS, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, Telnet, SSH, iSCSIand SNMP.
•Network Service Discovery(UPnP, Bonjour)
•Virtual LAN support
•USB Wi-Fi 802.11n adapter support (optional purchase)
Network File Sharing •CIFS/SMB (Plus DFS Support)
•AFP
•NFS
•FTP
•WebDAV
Backup Solution •Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR)
  oWorks as Both RTRR server andclient
  oSupports Real-time andscheduled backup
  oSupports encryption, compression and file filter
•USB One Touch Backup (Import or export)
•Apple Time Machine Support with backup management
•Block-level Remote Replication
  oWork as both Rsync server &client
  oSupports encrypted replication between QNAP NAS servers
•Back up to external storage device
•Back up to Cloud Storage (Amazon S3 and ElephantDrive)
Security •IP filter andpolicybased automatic IP blocking
•Network Access Protection with auto-blocking
•Encrypted access: HTTPS, FTP with SSL or TLS (explicit), SSH or SFTP (admin only), Encrypted Remote Replication (Rsync over SSH)
•CIFS host access control for shared folders
•AES 256-bit volume-based encryption
•Importable SSL certificate
•Instant alert via email, SMS and LCD
Disk Management •Single disk, JBOD, RAID 0 / 1 / 5 /10/ 5+Hot spare / 6 /10
•Online RAID capacity expansion &online RAID level migration
•Bad Block Scan & HDD S.M.A.R.T
•Global Spare Drive
•AES 256-bit volume-based encryption
•RAID recovery
•Bitmap support
•Supports ISO mounting (via web file manager)
iSCSI (IP SAN) •iSCSI Target
  oMulti-LUNs per target
  oUp to 256 LUNs
  oSupports LUN mapping & masking
  oSupports SPC-3 persistent reservation
  oSupports MPIO & MC/S
•Virtual Disk Drive (via iSCSI Initiator)
  oStack Chaining Master
  oMax. virtual disk drives: 8
  oStorage plug and play client software to connect to iSCSI Target from PC
Server Virtualization & Clustering •Supports VMware vSphere (ESX or ESXi 4.x)
•Supports Citrix XenServer (5.6)
•Supports Windows server 2008 Hyper-V & failover clustering
Power Management •Wake on LAN
•Scheduled power on/off (Max 15 settings)
•Automatic power on after power recovery
Access Rights Management •Max user accounts: 4,096
•Max groups: 512
•Maxshare folder: 512
•Batch creating users
•Import or export users
•User quota management
•Subfolder permissions support
Windows AD Support •Domain users login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP and web file manager
•Supports NTLM v2 authentication
Web Administration •AJAX-based user interface
•HTTP or HTTPS connections
•Alert notification (Email & SMS)
•Smart fan control
•DDNS & MyCloudNAS remote access
•SNMP (v2 & v3)
•UPS support with SNMP management (USB)
•Supports network UPS
•Resource monitor
•Network recycle bin for CIFS or SMB and AFP
•Comprehensive logs (Events andconnection)
•Real-time online user list
•Syslog client
•Firmware update with live update notification
•Backup and restore system settings
•Restore to factory default
Applications •Web file manager
•Multimedia station
•Download station
•Surveillance station
•Music station
•Photo station
•iTunes server
•UPnP media server
•Apache web server
•MySQL server
•VPN server
•LDAP server
QMobile App •QMobile for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android devices
•Third party UPnP media player
QPKG
•Web applications
  oJoomla!
  ophpMyAdmin
  oWordPress
  oAjaXplorer
  ovtigerCRM
  oGLPI
  oMagento
•P2P Applications
  oMLDonkey (eMule)
  oSABnzbd+
  oNZBGet
  oTransmission
•Server Applications
  oSqueezebox server
  oTomcat
  oAsterisk
  oXDove (Mail server)
  oOpenLDAP
  oeyeOS
•Media Server
  oPS3 media server
  oIceStation
•Miscellaneous
  oOptware IPKG
  oPython
  oJava Runtime Environment
  oMono
  oiStat
Qnap TS-869 Pro Turbo NAS Server
  • CD-ROM
  • 2 x Ethernet Cable
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • 24 x Flat Head Screw (For 2.5" (63.49 mm) HDD)
  • 32 x Flat Head Screw (For 3.5" (88.89 mm) HDD)
  • Hard Disk Lock
  • Power Cord
  • 2 Year Limited Warranty
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    4.0

    Just what we needed for the office

    By Office Tech

    from Oregon

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Manage
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Fast
    • Highly Compatible

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • High Volume
      • Home
      • Sensitive Materials
      • Small Networks

      Comments about Qnap TS-869 Pro Turbo NAS Server:

      This product was purchased to replace an antiquated in house server at the small business that I work for. Setup was very easy; anyone with a basic knowledge of computers & networks shouldn't have an issue setting this up.
      The only issue that I have had with this unit is booting up while it has backup drives attached. If you attempt to turn this unit on while there are external (USB) hard drives connected expect it to take a VERY long time to boot. In the office I always disconnect the external drives while booting to speed it up.
      Overall I would absolutely recommend this product. The only reason that I didn't give it 5 Stars is because of the slow booting while external drives are attached. We have 8 "3 TB WD Red SATA" drives installed in the NAS.

      • Primary use:
      • Business
      • Computer Platform:
      • PC

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      5.0

      Can't complain

      By Ann

      from El Paso, TX

      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easy To Set Up

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

        Comments about Qnap TS-869 Pro Turbo NAS Server:

        Using it as NAS for media and computer backup, streaming to PS3, Popcorn hour, LDAP and FTP.
        Works flawlessly and fast. Some applications with it, most of them I don't really see a point in using (photo, music etc station), but they might find be of importance to someone. Memory can be added, but even with current use the 1GB provided seems to be more than enough. Happy with the purchase.

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