QNAP TS-EC1680U-RP 16-Bay Unified Storage NAS

QNAP TS-EC1680U-RP 16-Bay Unified Storage NAS

QNAP TS-EC1680U-RP 16-Bay Unified Storage NAS

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Product Highlights

  • 16 x 3.5" or 2.5" SATA III Drive Bays
  • 3.4 GHz Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3 Quad-Core
  • 4GB DDR3 ECC RAM
  • 3,500+ MB/s Throughput and 390,000+ IOPS
  • 4 x USB 3.0 / 4 x USB 2.0
  • 4 x Gigabit Ethernet / Wake on LAN
  • 10GbE Ready
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, and JBOD
  • iSCSI and Virtualization Ready
  • Complete LDAP, Link Aggregation Support
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  • 1Description

The TS-EC1680U-RP 16-Bay Unified Storage NAS from Qnap is a reliable and scalable NAS solution to fulfill data backup, file synchronization, and remote access. It is 10GbE-ready, delivers strong performance, and supports cross-platform file sharing, comprehensive backup solutions, and iSCSI and virtualization applications. It also supports many practical business functions, making it a well suited choice for SMBs to help secure important business data, as well as a variety of multimedia applications.

The TS-EC1680U-RP follows a 3U rackmount form factor and is powered by a 3.4 GHz Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3 Quad-Core series processor, which will allow you to run multiple functions simultaneously. The built-in 4GB of DDR3 ECC RAM will allow quick access to frequently-used files and programs and network connectivity is achieved via the 4 x Gigabit Ethernet ports. This NAS also supports JBOD and a variety of RAID modes, including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, and 10, which offer data redundancy, speed, or a combination of both.

This 16-bay enclosure has the ability to natively house both 3.5" and 2.5" SATA III hard drives or SSD drives. To support both drive formats, screws are included to accommodate each drive size. The TS-EC1680U-RP can reach a throughput of up to 3,500+ MB/s and 390,000+ IOPS. Using the external USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports, this Qnap NAS can be connected to other Qnap devices as well as other external drives. Internally, there are two cache ports and support for up to 4 SSDs for caching. Additionally, the TS-EC1680U-RP is validated with military level FIPS 140-2 AES 256-bit encryption, helping to prevent sensitive business data from unauthorized access and breaches.

The TS-EC1680U-RP operates on 100-127 VAC / 8.5A and 200-240 VAC / 4.2A at 50-60 Hz and includes 4 x Ethernet cables, 2 x power cords, 64 x 2.5" HDD flat head screws, and 64 x 3.5" HDD flat head screws.

Simple and Efficient
QTS's intuitive user interface helps system operations of the TS-EC1680U-RP to be smooth and handy. Its intelligent desktop allows you to find the desired functions quickly, create desktop or group shortcuts, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently
Performance
The TS-EC1680U-RP supports 6 Gb/s hard drives driving over 3,500 MB/s throughput and 390,000 IOPS. Featuring a 3.4 GHz Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3 Quad-Core processor and 4GB DDR3 ECC RAM, the TS-EC1680U-RP enhances the efficiency of CPU-consuming tasks and serves more concurrent tasks at the same time
Internal Cache Port for IO Acceleration
The TS-EC1680U-RP supports two on-board mSATA internal cache ports and up to 4 SSDs for caching. By installing optional mSATA flash modules, the IOPS performance of storage volumes can increase. It is well suited for improving the overall workflow of random IOPS demanding applications such as those for database and virtualization. The internal cache port design reserves the space of hard drive tray for more storage capacity
Removable Motherboard Drawer
With the TS-EC1680U-RP's removable motherboard drawer, IT administrators have easier access in upgrading and installing components such as RAM, the internal cache, and a 10GbE adapter. The motherboard itself can be removed and replaced without needing to remove the heavy TS-EC1680U-RP from the rack cabinet, making it especially useful in maintaining the TS-EC1680U-RP in data centers with multiple rack cabinets. However, please note that power-off is necessary before removing the motherboard drawer. It is not hot-pluggable
10GbE Ready
The TS-EC1680U-RP offers four built-in Gigabit Ethernet ports and supports 10 Gigabit high speed network by installing a 10GbE network adapter. The 10GbE-ready TS-EC1680U-RP delivers increased data throughput compared to a standard Gigabit adapter. Coupled with the support for large storage capacity, the TS-EC1680U-RP is well suited for data centers to store large amounts of data and excel in fast data transmission, as well as for editing large size videos on-the-fly without transferring the videos between the TS-EC1680U-RP and desktop computers
Capacity Expansion
The TS-EC1680U-RP supports online capacity expansion by cascading multiple QNAP RAID expansion enclosures to meet the needs of growing business data. With the QNAP scale-up solution, raw storage capacity can be gradually expanded to 288TB. It is especially useful for large data applications, such as video surveillance, data archiving, TV broadcast storage, and more
QNAP Flexible Volume
QNAP flexible volume provides a more secure and flexible way to store the NAS data. This next generation volume offers features such as storage pooling with multiple RAID group protection, thin provisioned volume with space reclaim, block-level iSCSI LUN, and online capacity expansion. The QTS Storage Manager presents tools and options for managing system storage which simplifies the process of NAS capacity expansion and QNAP RAID expansion enclosure management
Cross-Platform File Sharing, Centralized Data Storage
The TS-EC1680U-RP supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX networks. Data, logs, and ISO images of CDs and DVDs can be centralized in the NAS and protected by an integrated anti-virus solution. The Windows AD and LDAP services enable system administrators to configure user permissions by using existing Windows AD server, LDAP server, or NAS build-in LDAP service
Backup Solutions to Secure Data
The TS-EC1680U-RP offers well-rounded backup solutions as a reliable backup center. QNAP NetBak Replicator supports scheduled and real-time data backup on Windows OS. Mac Time Machine is also supported to provide Mac OS X users with a solution to back up data to the TS-EC1680U-RP
Disaster Recovery Solutions
The TS-EC1680U-RP offers various data recovery options. RTRR (Real-Time Remote Replication) supports real time or scheduled data backup to a remote Turbo NAS or FTP server and synchronizes files to a remote folder from a local folder with better backup efficiency and reduced backup time. The TS-EC1680U-RP also supports rsync protocol to back up data to another remote server on scheduling basis. Besides, data can be backed up to cloud storage, such as Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure, ElephantDrive, Symform, Dropbox, and Google Drive, and restored to the TS-EC1680U-RP anytime
Security Options
In the open network environment, business data might be exposed in potential hack. The TS-EC1680U-RP provides numerous security options, such as encrypted access, IP blocking, and more. Besides, IT administrators can control the access rights of each user to different folders, preventing unauthorized access to important files. The TS-EC1680U-RP is validated with military level FIPS 140-2 AES 256-bit encryption, preventing the sensitive business data from unauthorized access and breach even if the hard disk drives or the entire system were stolen
Storage for Comprehensive Virtualization Applications
The TS-EC1680U-RP is VMware Ready, Citrix Ready, compatible with Microsoft Hyper-V certification and Windows Server 2012, benefiting flexible deployment and management in the virtualization environments. The TS-EC1680U-RP supports VMware VAAI and Microsoft ODX to help increase performance by offloading server loading for ESXi server and Hyper-V respectively, and supports QNAP vSphere Client plug-in and QNAP SMI-S provider with enhanced efficiency of operations and management in virtualization applications
Run Multiple OS Environments
The Virtualization Station transforms the TS-EC1680U-RP into a 2-in-a-box NAS that can function as an all-in-one NAS and a virtualization platform supporting multiple operating systems, fast virtual machine creation, virtual machine import/export, snapshot, and enables desktop operations on web browser. With the user-friendly interface, you can centrally manage all virtual machines created on the TS-EC1680U-RP. Furthermore, you can download VMs on demand from the online VM markets and import them to the TS-EC1680U-RP to use directly without any complex procedures.

Please note that this NAS is pre-installed with 4GB of RAM. The RAM may be upgraded to 32GB to run 8 virtual machines
Optimize IT Asset Management with the IT Management Station
The IT Management Station, powered by Mandriva Pulse, provides a flexible IT system management solution for managing multi-OS and multi-site IT assets for businesses of all sizes. By installing the IT Management Station on the TS-EC1680U-RP, you can centrally manage multiple IT resources with numerous business applications including comprehensive inventory, centralized software deployment & updates, imaging, remote management & support, backup & restore, and more tasks with flexibility and productivity
Efficient Storage Solution for Video Editing
Digital film and video production produces volumes of data that require high performance RAID storage with sustainable throughput to balance with the demanding output of video editing. The TS-EC1680U-RP fulfills storage and video editing needs with a high speed 10GbE-ready network interface. Digital videos can be quickly stored and edited on the TS-EC1680U-RP directly over the network
File Synchronization Across Multiple Devices
The Qsync utility turns your TS-EC1680U-RP into a safe data center for file synchronization with large storage capacity. Any file uploaded to the TS-EC1680U-RP 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 updated files on different devices. Qsync provides multiple ways of file synchronization and group file sharing, helping to enhance the flexibility of collaboration
Surveillance Solution with 24/7 Security
The TS-EC1680U-RP Surveillance Station is a professional surveillance solution with a wide range of over 2,600 compatible IP camera models and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It supports real-time monitoring, as well as video and audio recording and playback with options to customize. You can also install the VMobile app on your iOS or Android mobile devices to manage the monitoring channels virtually anytime and anywhere, and safeguard your office environment
SMB Features
The TS-EC1680U-RP supports various business applications as an all-in-one Turbo NAS with cost-efficiency:

FTP Server - The Turbo NAS supports FTP server to share large size files, coming with user-defined settings including bandwidth limitation, number of connections, and write-only permission

Web Server - The Turbo NAS supports Web server which allows numerous websites built on the same server. Administrators can manage up to 32 websites on the single one Turbo NAS with reduced IT costs

RADIUS Server - The Turbo NAS supports RADIUS server which provides centralized authorization management for computers to connect and use a network service

VPN Server - The Turbo NAS supports VPN server which provides an easy way for IT administrators to build up a secure private network and allows the staff to log on from outside the office and access business resources securely such as files and Internet connections

Printer Server - The Turbo NAS supports Printer server to send remote printing request over the Internet (max. 3 USB printers), and supports IPP (Internet Printing Protocol), Samba, print job management, and Bonjour printing for Mac OS X

Surveillance Station - The Turbo NAS supports Surveillance Station to connect and manage multiple IP cameras remotely, including real-time monitoring, video recording, playback, and event notifications
Install-On-Demand Apps extend NAS Features
The TS-EC1680U-RP has built in App Center providing various install-on-demand apps developed by QNAP and third-party developers, including backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and more. It's also a central place to manage and update installed apps. Besides, QNAP's development platform brings forth the open-source spirit to welcome program developers to develop various applications, adding values to the TS-EC1680U-RP
In the Box
QNAP TS-EC1680U-RP 16-Bay Unified Storage NAS
  • 4 x Ethernet Cables
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Hardware Specifications
    CPU 3.4 GHz Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3 Family Quad-Core CPU
    Memory System memory: 4 GB DDR3 ECC RAM
    Memory module (pre-installed): 1 x 4 GB
    Total memory slots: 4
    Memory expandable up to: 32 GB (4 x 8 GB)
    Flash Memory 512 MB DOM
    Internal Cache Port Two built-in mSATA ports for read caching (separately sold)
    Hard Drive 16 x 3.5" SATA III 6 Gb/s and SATA II 3 Gb/s hard drives or 2.5" SATA III 6 Gb/s and SATA II 3Gb/s hard drives and SSD drives

    Please be aware that the system ships without an HDD
    Hard Disk Tray 16 x hot-swappable and lockable trays
    LAN Port 4 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port (Expandable up to 8 x 1 Gb LAN or 4 x 10 Gb + 4 x 1 Gb LAN by installing optional dual-port 10 Gb and 1 Gb network card)
    LED Indicators Status, 10 GbE, LAN, eSATA, storage expansion port status
    USB 4 x USB 3.0 port (Rear)
    4 x USB 2.0 ports (Rear)
    Supports USB printers, pen drives, USB hubs and USB UPS etc.
    Buttons System: Power button and reset button
    Alarm Buzzer System warning
    Form Factor 3U, Rackmount
    Sound Level Sound Level (dB) Sound pressure (LpAm) (bystander position): 40.1 dB
    (with 16 x HITACHI HUS724020ALA640 hard drive installed)
    Power Consumption Sleep mode: 82.4 W
    In Operation: 165.58 W
    (with 16 x HITACHI HUS724020ALA640 hard drive installed)
    Temperature 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
    Relative Humidity 5 to 95% non-condensing
    Wet Bulb: 81°F / 27°C
    Power Supply Input: 50 - 60 Hz, 100 - 127 V / 8.5 A, 200 - 240 V / 4.2 A
    Output: 650 W
    PCIe Slots 2 (1 x PCIe Gen3 x8, 1 x PCIe Gen3 x4)
    Fan 4 x 8 cm smart cooling fan
    Dimensions 5.12 x 17.42 x 20.89" / 130.05 x 442.47 x 530.61 mm
    Weight Net weight (NAS only) : 40.34 lb / 18.30 kg
    Gross weight (with packing and accessories) : 53.30 lb / 24.18 kg
    Software Specifications
    Operating System QTS 4.1 (embedded Linux)
    Supported Clients Windows XP and Server 2003 onward, Apple Mac OS X onward, Linux, and UNIX
    Supported Browsers Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 10+, Mozilla Firefox 8+, Apple Safari 4+
    Multilingual Support Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish
    File System Internal hard drive: EXT4
    External hard drive: EXT4, EXT3, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+
    Networking 1. TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6: Dual Stack)
    2. Quad Gigabit NICs with Jumbo Frame
  • Failover
  • Multi-IP Settings
  • Port Trunking/NIC Teaming (Modes: Balance-RR, Active Backup, Balance XOR, Broadcast, IEEE 802.3ad/Link Aggregation, Balance-TLB, and Balance-ALB) 3. Optional Dual-port 10 GbE and 1 GbE Network Expansion Cards
    4. Service Binding Based on Network Interfaces
    5. Proxy Client, Proxy Server
    6. DHCP Client, DHCP Server
    7. Protocols: CIFS/SMB, AFP (v3.3), NFS (v3), FTP, FTPS, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP(S), Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP, and SMSC
    8. UPnP & Bonjour Discovery
    9. USB Wi-Fi Adapter Support
  • Security 1. IP Filter & Policy-based Automatic IP Blocking
    2. Network Access Protection with Auto-blocking: SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, 3. CIFS/SMB, AFP
    3. Encrypted Access: HTTPS, FTP with SSL/ TLS (Explicit), SSH/SFTP (admin only), Encrypted Remote Replication (Rsync over SSH)
    4. CIFS Host Access Control for Shared Folders
    5. Antivirus Protection
    6. FIPS 140-2 Validated AES 256-bit Volume-based Data Encryption
    7. AES 256-bit External Drive Encryption
    8. Importable SSL Certificate
    9. Instant Alert via E-mail, SMS, Beep, and LCD Panel
    Disk Management 1. QNAP Flexible volume
    2. Thin-provisioning with space reclamation supported
    3. Online Volume Expansion
    4. Online Storage Pool Expansion (via QNAP RAID expansion enclosure)
    5. Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10
    6. RAID Hot Spare and Global Hot Spare
    7. Online RAID Capacity Expansion and Online RAID Level Migration
    8. Bad Block Scan and Hard Drive S.M.A.R.T.
    9. Bad Block Recovery
    10. RAID Recovery
    11. Bitmap Support
    Power Management 1. Wake on LAN
    2. Internal Hard Drive Standby Mode
    3. Scheduled Power on/off
    4. Automatic Power on after Power Recovery
    5. USB and Network UPS Support with SNMP Management
    Access Right Management 1. Batch Users Creation
    2. Import/Export users
    3. User Quota Management
    4. Local user access control for CIFS, AFP, FTP, and WebDAV
    5. Subfolder permissions support for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and Web File Manager
    Domain Authentication Integration 1. Microsoft Active Directory (AD)
    2. LDAP Server
    3. LDAP Client
    4. Domain Users Login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station
    Web Administration 1. Multi-window, Multi-tasking based System Management
    2. Movable Icons and Personalized Desktop
    3. Smart Toolbar and Dashboard for Neat Display on System Status
    4. Smart Fan Control
    5. Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
    6. SNMP (v2 & v3)
    7. Resource Monitor
    8. Network Recycle Bin for File Deletion via CIFS/SMB and AFP
  • Automatic Cleanup
  • File Type Filter
    9. Comprehensive Logs (Events & Connection)
    10. Syslog Client
    11. Firmware Live Update
    12. System Settings Backup and Restore
    13. Restore to Factory Default
    14. Mobile App Qmanager for Remote Monitoring
  • File Server 1. File Sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX
    2. Protocols: CIFS/SMB, AFP, NFS, FTP/FTPS, HTTP/HTTPS (Web File Manager), WebDAV
    3. Windows ACL
    4. Advanced Folder Permission for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP
    5. Shared Folder Aggregation (CIFS/SMB)
    File Station 1. Supports ISO Mounting (Up to 256 ISO Files)
    2. Creates and Sends Download Links for Sharing Public Files with Expiration Time and Password Protection
    3. Drag-n-drop Files via Chrome and Firefox Browsers
    4. Photo, Music, and Video Preview and Playback Empowered by Built-in Transcoding Technology
    5. File Compression (ZIP or 7z)
    6. Advanced Search
    7. Mobile App: Qfile for File Browsing and Management
    All-in-One Server
    FTP Server 1. FTP over SSL/TLS (Explicit)
    2. Concurrent Connections: Max 256
    3. Passive FTP Port Range Control
    4. FTP Bandwidth & Connection Control
    5. Supports FXP & Unicode
    Backup Station 1. Backup Station
    2. Remote Replication Server (over Rsync)
    3. Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR) to another QNAP NAS or FTP Server
    4. Works as Both RTRR Server & Client with Bandwidth Control
    5. Real-time & Scheduled Backup
    6. Encryption, Compression, File Filter, and Transfer Rate Limitation
    7. Encrypted Replication between QNAP NAS Servers
    8. Desktop Backup by QNAP NetBak Replicator for Windows
    9. Apple Time Machine Support with Backup Management
    10. Data Backup to Multiple External Storage Devices
    11. Synchronizes with Cloud Storage: Amazon S3, ElephantDrive, Symform, Dropbox, and Google Drive
    12. Third Party Backup Software Support: Veeam Backup & Replication, Acronis True Image, ARCserve Backup, EMC Retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec, LaCie SilverKeeper, etc.
    iSCSI (IP SAN) 1. iSCSI Target
    2. Multi-LUNs per Target
    3. Up to 256 Targets/LUNs Combined
    4. Supports LUN Mapping & Masking
    5. Block-based LUN
    6. Thin-provisioned LUN with Space Reclamation supported
    7. Online LUN Capacity Expansion
    8. Supports SPC-3 Persistent Reservation
    9. Supports MPIO & MC/S
    10. iSCSI LUN Backup, One-time Snapshot, and Restore
    11. iSCSI Connection and Management by QNAP Finder (Windows)
    12. Virtual Disk Drive (via iSCSI Initiator)
    13. Stack Chaining Master
    14. Max No. of Virtual Disk Drives: 8
    Server Virtualization & Clustering 1. VMware vSphere (ESX/ESXi 4.x, 5.x)
    2. VMware VAAI for iSCSI and VAAI for NAS
    3. vSphere Plug-in
    4. Citrix XenServer (6.0)
    5. Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V
    6. Supports Microsoft ODX
    7. QNAP SMI-S provider for Microsoft SCVMM
    8. Windows Server 2012 Failover Clustering
    Virtualization Station 1. Support up to 8 Virtual Machine (32GB RAM is required) creating to run an operating system such as Windows, Linux, Unix
    2. VM import from Virtual Appliances
    3. VM export into a virtual appliance in OVF / QVM format
    4. VM clone
    5. VM snapshot
    6. HTML5 based shared remote console
    Storage Plug & Connect via Windows Qfinder by QNAP 1. Create and Map Shared Folders
    2. Create and Connect to iSCSI Target/LUN
    myQNAPcloud Service 1. Private Cloud Storage and Sharing
    2. Free Host Name Registration (DDNS)
    3. Auto Router Configuration (via UPnP)
    4. CloudLink for Remote Access without Complicated Router Setup
    5. myQNAPcloud Connect for Easy VPN Connection (Windows VPN Utility)
    Qsync 1. Syncs Files among Multiple Devices through the NAS
    2. Option for Not Removing Files on the NAS during Synchronization
    3. Selective Synchronization
    4. Shares Securely with SSL
    5. Team Folder
    6. Shares Files by Links via E-mail
    7. Uploads Photos or Videos to Qsync Folder Automatically via Qfile
    8. Restores Files from Network Recycle Bin
    9. File Name Conflict Policy
    10. Option for Filter Settings
    11. Privilege Control for Qsync Users
    12. Supports Windows & Mac OS
    Web Server 1. Web Server
    2. HTTP/HTTPS Connections
    3. Built-in MySQL Server
    4. Web-based Management via phpMyAdmin (QPKG)
    5. Virtual Hosts: Max 32
    Syslog Server 1. Centralized Log Monitoring and Archiving
    2. Immediate Email Alerts
    3. Supports Log Filtering
    Print Server 1. Max No. of Printers: 3
    2. Supports Internet Printing Protocol
    3. Print Job Display and Management
    4. IP-based and Domain Name-based Privilege Control
    5. Supports Apple Bonjour Printing
    Database Server 1. Built-in MySQL Server
    2. Web-based Management via phpMyAdmin
    RADIUS Server 1. Centralized Account Management and Authentication for Network Access
    2. Supports 802.1x Security Authentication
    3. TFTP Server with PXE Booting (Read-only)
    VPN Server 1. Secure Remote Access: PPTP & OpenVPN VPN services
    2. Remote Access to Other Resources on Local Network
    3. Max No. of Clients: 30
    Surveillance Station 1. Supports over 1,400 IP Cameras
    2. Includes 4 Free Camera License
    3. Up to 72 Camera Channels via Additional License Purchase
    4. Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA) for Advanced Video Search
    5. Visual Aid by E-map
    6. Surveillance Client for Mac
    7. Mobile App: VMobile (iOS and Android)
    Antivirus 1. Supports ClamAV (free) and McAfee (optional purchase ) virus scanner
    2. Protection against Viruses, Trojans, and Other Threats
    3. Free Virus Databases Update on Manual or Scheduled Basis
    4. Multiple Scan Tasks (Max: 64, Concurrent: 5) with Custom Folder Selection and Scheduled Scanning
    5. Email Notification upon Task Completion or Virus Detection
    6. Quarantines or Deletes Infected Files
    App Center More than 90 official and community software add-ons
    Add-Ons The actual available software add-ons may vary depending on the NAS platform
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 54.4 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 29.0 x 23.0 x 14.0"

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