QNAP TS-1635 16-Bay NAS Server

QNAP TS-1635 16-Bay NAS Server

QNAP TS-1635 16-Bay NAS Server

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QNAP TS-1635 16-Bay NAS Server

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Product Highlights

  • 12 x 3.5"/2.5", 4 x 2.5" SATA Drive Bays
  • 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A15 Quad-Core
  • 8GB of DDR3 RAM
  • 2 x 10GbE & 2 x Gigabit Ethernet Ports
  • 3 x USB 3.0 Type-A Ports
  • 1 x PCIe 2.0 x2 Slot
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, + Hot Spare, & JBOD
  • AES 256-Bit Encryption
  • Supports Virtual JBOD
  • QTS 4.2 Operating System
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QNAP TS-1635-8G-US overview

  • 1Description

The TS-1635 16-Bay NAS Server from QNAP is a cost-effective storage solution designed for growing businesses looking for backup, restoration, private cloud, storage for virtualization, and to future-proof their IT infrastructure for 10GbE networks. The TVS-1635 is equipped with eight 3.5"/2.5" SATA III drive bays, as well as four 2.5" SATA III drive bays, for a total of twelve drive bays. While the eight 3.5"/2.5" bays can only be used for data storage, the four dedicated 2.5" bays can be used for data storage or SSD caching. This NAS is powered using a 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A15 Quad-Core processor and 8GB of DDR3 RAM, which can be expanded to 16GB.

Network connectivity is achieved via the two 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ ports, which support 10GbE high-speed networks, as well as two Gigabit Ethernet ports. Using the integrated PCIe 2.0 x2 slot, a third 10GbE port may be installed. A variety of RAID modes are also supported, including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, + hot spare, which offer data redundancy, speed, or a combination of both. For those who do not need a RAID, single disk use and JBOD are also supported. Additionally, there are three USB 3.0 Type-A ports, AES 256-bit encryption, and support for Virtual JBOD (VJBOD), which allows you to expand the storage of a QNAP NAS with multiple QNAP NAS units, and more.

The TS-1635 operates using a 250W power supply and 110-240 VAC at 50-60 Hz and 1.5-3A. The system is cooled using three 92mm fans, and is compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux, and UNIX operating systems. Included are 2 x Ethernet cables, a power cord, and 36 x 2.5" HDD flathead screws. Protection is provided by a limited 2-year warranty.

General Features

16-Bay High-Capacity Data Center
The TS-1635 supports up to 16 hard drives, providing the storage potential to be a high-capacity data center. It is also equipped with high-quality hardware.

12 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports for 3.5"/2.5" HDDs/SSDs
Vast storage potential with flexible high-capacity HDDs and high-performance SSDs.

4 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports for SSDs
Native high-speed SATA III 6 Gb/s empowers SSD caching.

Tool-Less Installation
2.5" SSD trays and 3.5" hard drive trays feature a tool-less design for easy installation and maintenance.

USB One-touch Backup
Back up data to and from the TS-1635 with just one push of a button.

LCD Indicators
Monitor the real-time status of the TS-1635 with just a quick glance.

Annapurna Labs Alpine AL-514 Quad-Core 1.7 GHz CPU
The TS-1635 delivers high performance and enhanced data security with its Annapurna Labs Alpine AL-514 Quad-Core 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A15 processor with hardware-accelerated encryption.

High-Quality CPU cooler
A fanless CPU cooler with efficient heat dissipation helps the TS-1635 run smoothly under maximum load.

The TS-1635 is equipped with 8GB (1 x 8GB of RAM. Its two memory slots support up to 16GB of RAM, or 8GB per slot.

1 x PCIe 2.0 x2 Expansion Slot
A 10GbE network adapter or 1GbE Network expansion card can be installed to maximize network connectivity.

2 x 10GbE SFP+ Ports & 2 x Gigabit LAN Ports
Two built-in 10GbE ports to fully support 10GbE high-speed networks for iSCSI/NFS/CIFS data transmission.

Efficient Cooling System with Three 9.2cm Fans
CPU and drive temperatures are detected separately to dynamically control fan speed.

1 x 3.5mm Audio Output
Directly connect the TS-1635 to speakers for audio output.

1 x Built-In Speaker
Supports direct audio output and provides verbal system warnings.
Virtual JBOD - Maximize Storage Utilization Across Multiple QNAP NAS
Besides using expansion enclosures, there is an additional option to expand NAS storage capacity. QNAP VJBOD (Virtual JBOD) is network-based JBOD, allowing you to expand the storage of a QNAP NAS with multiple QNAP NAS units. The TS-1635 offers potential for economically expanding the storage of other QNAP NAS with VJBOD, and to create virtual storage pools and volumes on virtual disks for operating NAS services.
Deploy IoT Apps with Container Station
QNAP Container Station integrates LXC and Docker lightweight virtualization technologies, allowing you to operate multiple isolated Linux systems on the TS-1635, as well as download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry. It supports container import/export and permission settings, and features an informative dashboard and flexible user interface for you to manage multiple containers. What's more, Container Station now also provides the QIoT Containers platform and offers countless handy containerized apps for developers to easily apply, rapidly develop, and conveniently deploy IoT applications. With the TS-1635's high potential storage capacity and its support for QIoT Containers, it can easily build a secure private cloud to store IoT data and to quickly create diverse IoT applications.
The TS-1635 supports Qsirch, a proprietary search engine for quick file searching. In addition to previewing files with thumbnails, content abstract, and keyword hints, Qsirch allows you to search through .eml files stored on the TS-1635 and to use customized search criteria such as date, size, sender, and recipient. Qsirch even remembers your search history, allowing you to quickly navigate to files you've previously searched for. The Google Chrome extension - Qsirch Helper - can also be used to search for files on your NAS when using Google Search. Qsirch is a productivity boost that helps to greatly reduce the time spent looking for files on the NAS, allowing you to focus on other tasks.
QmailAgent is an online email client that helps you manage multiple email accounts, allowing you to access all of your emails and to easily switch between different accounts. It provides complete functionality for composing, reading and organizing emails. You can even attach files, photos, and documents directly from the TS-1635 when composing emails. iOS and Android users can use the QmailClient app to quickly check multiple email accounts with mobile devices, and to browse & send emails using the QmailAgent on their TS-1635. You can use QmailAgent together with Qsirch, which supports searching through the .eml files stored on the TS-1635, to make searching through and managing massive amounts of emails much easier.
Qcontactz is a dedicated app for centrally storing and managing contact information for colleagues, business partners, family, and more. A near-limitless number of contacts can be stored on the TS-1635, with the ability to sort them into groups and to encrypt sensitive/confidential contact information. Qcontactz supports manually adding contact information and importing from multiple Google accounts, CSV files, and vCARD 3.0 files. Qcontactz can also export contacts as CSV or vCARD 3.0 files. Important and frequently-used contacts are also automatically learned by Qcontactz for greater organization, and a smart search function is provided. Qcontactz offers snapshot backups that enable you to revert to a previous version of your contacts list according to your needs. A companion app for iPhone and Android phones is also available for transferring contacts from your phone to your NAS and to remotely access all of the your contacts stored on the NAS.
Notes Station 3
The revamped Notes Station features an optimized interface for a smoother user experience. Notes Station allows users to collectively write documents and helps users to track changes by keeping the revision history of documents. Notes Station provides useful image-editing tools, helping you create well-designed documents. You can also create sharing links to share documents in real time. Documents can be encrypted to prevent unauthorized access, and snapshot backup is provided to retain different versions of documents edited at different time periods. With its importing/exporting and full-site backup functions, Notes Station supports backing up your documents to local or remote QNAP NAS.
QTS Operating System
Thanks to the intuitive user interface of QTS, your NAS experience is smarter and smoother. Its modern flat design streamlines loading times, and the intelligent desktop allows you to quickly find desired functions, create desktop shortcuts or group shortcuts, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing greater working efficiency.
Cross-Platform File Sharing, Centralized Data Storage
The TS-1635 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 centrally stored on the TS-1635 and protected by an integrated antivirus solution. The Windows AD and LDAP services enable system administrators to configure user permissions by using an existing Windows AD server, LDAP server, or built-in LDAP service. The TS-1635 supports SAMBA v4 and can act as a Windows domain controller to manage privilege settings.
Hybrid Backup Sync
Hybrid Backup Sync consolidates backup, restoration, and synchronization functions into a single QTS app (via RTRR, rysnc, FTP, and CIFS/SMB protocols), and provides comprehensive data backup and disaster recovery solutions by easily transferring data to local/remote QNAP NAS, remote servers, and to cloud storage spaces. You can synchronize files between the TS-1635 and cloud storage in real time (including Amazon Glacier, Azure Storage, Google Cloud Storage, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Dropbox, Amazon Drive, Yandex Disk, Box, Amazon S3, OpenStack Swift and WebDAV cloud services). Hybrid Backup Sync supports multi-version backup, flexible job scheduling, file compression, and more.
Security Options
In open network environments, business data may be exposed in a potential hack. The TS-1635 provides numerous security options, such as antivirus, encrypted access, IP blocking, 2-step verification, and more. IT administrators can also control the access rights of each user to different folders, preventing unauthorized access to important files. The TS-1635 supports AES 256-bit encryption, preventing sensitive business data from unauthorized access and breach even if the hard drives or the entire system were stolen.
VPN Server & VPN Client
The TS-1635 can be used as a VPN server with L2TP/IPsec, OpenVPN, and PPTP support, allowing you to securely access data shared within private local networks. It can also be used as a VPN Client to connect to other VPN servers (connecting multiple servers at the same time is possible) or virtual private networks through PPTP and OpenVPN for secure data transmission. You can connect devices to your NAS and the VPN server at home to access data on the LAN; via VPN Client on your NAS, for example, you can connect to VPN servers in foreign countries for accessing regionally-restricted services.
File Synchronization Across Multiple Devices
Qsync utility turns your TS-1635 into a safe, high-capacity data center for file synchronization. Any file uploaded to the TS-1635 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 synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of team projects and collaboration. It also supports centralized configuration, and allows you to remotely erase the Qsync folder on lost devices to avoid data breaches (this data can be easily restored if the device is recovered/found).
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 customizable settings. You can also install the Vmobile app on your iOS or Android devices to manage the monitored channels almost anytime and anywhere to safeguard your office environment, or install the Vcam mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TS-1635. The TS-1635 offers 8 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 40 channels by purchasing additional licenses.
Install-on-Demand Apps to Extend NAS Functionality
The built-in App Center provides various install-on-demand apps developed by QNAP and third-party developers, including tools for backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and much more. It is also a centralized location for managing & updating installed apps. You can freely install apps as needed to expand your TS-1635's functionality.
Verbal System Warnings and Audio Output
The TS-1635 comes with a built-in speaker that supports verbal system warnings (available in Chinese and English). You will be notified immediately with precise alerts regarding system events, helping you to quickly respond. The built-in speaker also allows for direct audio playback, allowing for music files and sound effects to be played without needing extra equipment.
Expand Storage Capacity Easily
The TS-1635 supports online capacity expansion by connecting two QNAP expansion enclosures for storing rapidly-growing data, especially ideal for storage-intensive applications such as video surveillance, data archiving, TV broadcast storage, and more. You can gradually expand the TS-1635's storage on demand, and use the QTS Storage Manager to easily handle the NAS capacity expansion and storage expansion enclosure management.

With the support of QJBOD Express (JBOD enclosures roaming), you can just connect a large capacity QNAP expansion enclosure to the TS-1635, and migrate data to another NAS through the JBOD enclosure without network connectivity. The TS-1635 can support up to two UX-500P or two UX-800P expansion enclosures.
High-Capacity IP Surveillance Storage Solution
The high-capacity TS-1635 provides a storage solution for high-resolution IP surveillance footage and is compatible with AXIS Camera Station. The TS-1635 also offers the same storage capacity as a rackmount NAS but with quieter operations, making it good for use in compact environments.
The TS-1635 utilizes an energy-efficient quad-core ARM processor that features low voltage and low power consumption, maintaining high performance in system operations and is suitable for an always-online business cloud without running up a high electricity bill. Additional energy-saving features include hard disk standby, scheduled power on/off, and Wake-on-LAN.
Additional SMB-Ready Features
FTP Server: The TS-1635 supports various business applications as an all-in-one Turbo NAS with cost-efficiency.

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

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 requests 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.
In the Box
QNAP TS-1635 16-Bay NAS Server
  • 2 x Ethernet Cables
  • 36 x Flathead Screws for 2.5" HDDs
  • Power Cord
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    • 1Description

    QNAP TS-1635-8G-US specs

    Number of Bays 12 x 2.5"/3.5"
    4 x 2.5"
    Media Card Slots None
    Connections 1 x 3.5 mm (Audio Out)
    1 x 3.5 mm (UART)
    2 x RJ45 (Gigabit Ethernet)
    2 x SFP+ (10GbE)
    3 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
    Compatible Drive Interface SATA III
    Expansion Slots 1 x PCIe 2.0 x2
    Total Raw Capacity None
    Type None
    Flash Memory 512 MB 
    Processor ARM Cortex-A15 (Alpine AL-514) Quad-Core
    Clock Speed Base: 1.7GHz
    Total Installed Memory 8 GB DDR3
    User-Replaceable Memory 1 x 8 GB
    Total Memory Slots 2 x SO-DIMM
    Maximum Memory Capacity 16 GB
    Power Consumption 78.45 W (Typical)
    38.37 W (Standby)
    Power Source Internal Power Supply
    PSU Wattage 1 x 250 W
    AC Input Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz at 1.5 to 3 A
    Security Features Kensington Security Slot
    Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
    Operating Humidity 5 to 95%
    Cooling 3 x 92 mm Fans
    Noise Level 22.1 dBA
    Built-In Speakers Yes, 1
    Status Monitoring LED Indicator
    Dimensions 12.0 x 14.6 x 12.6" / 303.8 x 369.8 x 319.8 mm
    Weight 27.2 lb / 12.3 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 33.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 19.2 x 18.6 x 17.3"

    QNAP TS-1635-8G-US reviews

    TS-1635 16-Bay NAS Server is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best NAS Ever This is a great product. I have used other NAS systems but this one work very well for me. I use this for our video, audio and document archiving. We are going to buy this again for our offsite backup.
    Date published: 2017-04-21
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