The TS-EC1679U-RP is a robust networked storage center delivering ultra-high performance and reliability. Supporting 10GbE network, flexible storage expansion, and high-level data protection features, the TS-EC1679U-RP is the trustworthy NAS to store big data and optimize business efficiency.
Contains WD Se Enterprise class drives designed for 24/7 environments with 5 years warranty
- Manage and share files in one centralized storage.
- Accelerate data transmission with 10GbE network speeds.
- Back up business data with encrypted remote replication, Read-time Remote Replication (RTRR), and cloud-based storage backup.
- Facilitate iSCSI and virtualization deployment.
- Secure data with AES-256 volume-based encryption, access encryption, policy-based automatic IP blocking, and more.
- Increase efficiency with the support of Windows AD/LDAP, Windows ACL, and more.
Ultra high performance
The TS-EC1679U-RP is designed to provide IP SAN/NAS unified storage for large-scale business organizations that demand uncompromising high performance. Featuring a powerful Quad Core Intel® Xeon® E3-1225 v2 Processor 3.2 GHz, 4GB DDR3 ECC RAM (expandable to 32GB), and the capacity to hold up to 16 hard drives, the TS-EC1679U-RP greatly enhances efficiency of CPU-consuming tasks, powering large amount of concurrent tasks, and meeting the stringent requirements of data-hungry applications.
Flexible 10GbE network expansion
The 10GbE-ready TS-EC1679U-RP includes 4 in-built Gigabit Ethernet ports, which can be expanded with additional 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports, or 4 10Gigabit Ethernet ports and delivers excellence performance with 2,000 MB/s throughput and 200,000 IOPS, improving the efficiency of virtualization applications via both NFS and iSCSI protocols. Coupled with the support for large storage capacity, the TS-EC1679U-RP is a perfect choice for applications demanding high storage space and transmission speed such as data centers storing big data and for studios editing 4K/HD videos on-the-fly without transferring the videos between the TS-EC1679U-RP and desktop computers
Comprehensive virtualization support
The TS-EC1679U-RP is VMware® Ready™, Citrix® Ready™, compatible with Microsoft® Hyper-V™ certification and Windows Server 2012, and supports advanced functions including SPC-3, MPIO and MC/S, enabling flexible deployment and management for virtualization needs. The TS-EC1679U-RP supports VMware VAAI and Microsoft ODX to increase performance by offloading ESXi server loading, and supports QNAP vSphere Client plug-in and QNAP SMI-S provider to provide enhanced operational efficiency in managing virtualization applications.
Run multiple OS’ on the TS-EC1679U-RP
The Virtualization Station transforms the TS-EC1679U-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 easy-to-use interface, you can centrally manage all virtual machines created on the TS-EC1679U-RP with least efforts. Furthermore, you can download VMs on demand from the online VM markets and import them to TS-EC1679U-RP to use directly without any complex procedure.
High Efficiency with Multiple LAN support
The TS-EC1679U-RP supports multiple port-trunking modes, enabling IT administrators to set up link aggregation to increase total data transmission capability. Failover is also supported to ensure continuous system operations. The supported port-trunking modes include: Balance-rr (Round-Robin), Active Backup, Balance XOR, Broadcast, IEEE 802.3ad, Balance-tlb (Adaptive Transmit Load Balancing) and Balance-alb (Adaptive Load Balancing).
High stability. Built to last.
The TS-EC1679U-RP serves as a business-ready system, providing 24/7 continuous operation and services. The dual OS embedded on the DOM architecture in the TS-EC1679U-RP ensures that the system boots up and operates stably. The expertly-designed smart fan delivers great system heat dissipation with minimum vibration, and is easily replaceable without system interruption. The TS-EC1679U-RP also features a redundant power supply to ensure maximum system uptime.
The TS-EC1679U-RP supports comprehensive RAID configuration and hot-swapping to allow hard drive replacement without system interruption. QNAP’s advanced RAID recovery technology also helps if any healthy drives are removed from a degraded RAID volume by mistake. The system can be recovered to degraded mode by reinserting the wrongly removed hard drives so the data can still be accessible. The Global Hot Spare function also enables the global hot-spare drive to automatically replace a failed drive in a RAID volume, preventing data from being lost.
Large capacity for cross-platform sharing
The TS-EC1679U-RP supports large storage capacities; fulfilling business needs to store large amounts of data. It also supports comprehensive RAID management, online RAID capacity expansion, and flexible RAID migration to safely store important data therefore reducing the risks of data loss. With reliable data protection, the TS-EC1679U-RP is perfect for cross-platform data sharing. The support of Windows AD and LDAP Directory Service saves a great amount of time for account management and authentication. Users can use their Windows AD or LDAP server accounts and passwords to log into the Turbo NAS. The TS-EC1679U-RP can also serve as an LDAP server.
Dropbox-like file sync across devices
Is Dropbox not enough to satisfy your storage needs? With Qsync, your TS-EC1679U-RP is turned into a safe data center for file synchronization. Every file uploaded to the TS-EC1679U-RP will be made available for all linked devices including computers, laptops and mobile devices. Qsync is especially useful for frequent travelers as it ensures the most up-to-date files are accessible on all linked devices. Qsync provides multiple ways of file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of team projects and collaboration.
Well-rounded backup solutions to secure data
QNAP Netbak Replicator supports real-time and scheduled data backup on Windows including Outlook email archiving. Apple Time Machine is also supported to provide Mac OS X users with an effortless solution to back up data to the TS-EC1679U-RP. A wide range of third-party backup software such as Acronis True Image and Symantec Backup Exec are also supported.
Disaster recovery solutions bring peace of mind
The TS-EC1679U-RP offers various data recovery options. RTRR (Real-Time Remote Replication) supports real time or scheduled data backup to remote Turbo NAS or FTP servers and synchronizes files to remote folders from local folders with better backup efficiency and reduced backup time. The TS-EC1679U-RP also supports rsync protocol to back up data to remote servers on a scheduled basis. Data can also be backed up to and restored from a range of cloud storage services, including Amazon® S3, ElephantDrive®, Symform®, Dropbox® and Google® Drive.
Easy system setup
The TS-EC1679U-RP provides system installation without using a CD. Simply visit the setup portal start.qnap.com and follow the setup guide to complete the system setup and download the utilities you want. For beginners, the TS-EC1679U-RP features an "Auto Setup" option to provide an easy way to set up the TS-EC1679U-RP with recommended settings. All settings can be flexibly changed at a later time after the installation.
In an open network environment, business data may be exposed in a potential hack. The TS-EC1679U-RP provides numerous security options, such as encrypted access, IP blocking, and other protective features. IT administrators can also control the access rights of each user to different folders, preventing unauthorized access to important files. The TS-EC1679U-RP is validated with military-grade FIPS 140-2 AES 256-bit encryption, preventing unauthorized users to access data even if the hard drives or entire system were stolen.
Flexible & diverse, yet simple
Supporting SATA 6Gb/s and 3Gb/s hard drives and various 3.5”/2.5” hard drives and SSDs, the TS-EC1679U-RP provides users with high flexibility in selecting hard drives. The various inbuilt I/O ports help accommodate different peripherals, including external storage devices and printers. Meanwhile, the TS-EC1679U-RP allows file sharing and storage on different operating systems, such as Windows, Mac, Linux and UNIX. The simplified system setup process and the friendly-designed graphical user interface enable anyone to easily build up a business private cloud even without IT expertise. The TS-EC1679U-RP has flexible and diverse features, but is simple to use.
NAS management can be just that easy. %u3000
The TS-EC1679U-RP provides comprehensive system tools to increase management efficiency.
Instant Alert Notifications - With the SMTP and SMS settings on the Turbo NAS, system administrators will get notifications from SMS or emails when any error occurs.
SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) - After activate SNMP, you can collect system information, alerts and error messages on the Turbo NAS. All the information can be transfer to up to 3 SNMP servers to achieve real-time and central management.
Wake on LAN - Administrators can turn on the Turbo NAS within LAN. It saves more energy and improve security.
Scheduled Power on/off - Administrators can flexibly set up the time of turning on/off for the Turbo NAS, maximum 15 sets of schedules are allowed for turning on, off, or rebooting.
S.M.A.R.T. & Advanced Hard Drive Health Scan (HHS) - The Turbo NAS supports HDD S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) which monitors the hard drive status, and sends out alert notifications through email for administrators to take precautions. Moreover, the HHD Health Scanning technology can examine the hard drive status and prevent possible data loss.
Comprehensive Event Logs - The Turbo NAS supports Syslog server that collects logs from various connected devices over the Internet and saves the data, enabling centralized log management with greater efficiency.
Additional SMB-ready features %u3000
The TS-EC1679U-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 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 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.
CPU Quad Core Intel® Xeon® E3-1225 v2 Processor 3.2 GHz
DRAM System memory: 4 GB DDR3 ECC RAM
Memory module pre-installed: 4 GB x1
Total memory slots: 4
Memory expandable up to: 32 GB (8GB x4)
When upgrading RAM to more than 28GB, the original 4GB RAM modules must be removed.
For the information of RAM module installation and compatible NAS models, please refer to the QNAP RAM Module Installation Guide
Flash Memory 512MB DOM
Hard Drive 16 x 3.5" or 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s, SATA 3Gb/s hard drive or SSD
1. The standard system is shipped without hard drives.
Hard Drive Tray 16 x hot-swappable and lockable tray
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)
1. For the information of network card installation, please refer to chapter 6 in the Turbo NAS Hardware Manual.
LED Indicators Status, 10 GbE, LAN, eSATA, hard drives
USB 2x USB 3.0 port (rear)
4x USB 2.0 port (rear)
Support USB printer, pen drive, USB hub, and USB UPS etc.
eSATA 2 (rear)
Buttons System: Power button and reset button
Alarm Buzzer System warning
Form Factor 3U, Rackmount
Dimensions 130(H) x 442.4(W) x 528.3(D) mm
5.12(H) x 17.42(W) x 20.80(D) inch
Weight Net weight (NAS only) : 20.21 kg/ 44.56 lb
Gross weight (with packing and accessories) : 23.72 kg/52.29 lb
Sound Level (dB) Standby: 54.73dB
In operation: 55.13 dB
(with 16 x 1TB HDD installed)
Power Consumption (W) Sleep mode: 89.1 W
In Operation: 229 W
(with 16 x 1TB hard drive installed)
Humidity 5~95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27%u02DAC
Power Supply Input: 100-240V AC,50-60Hz
Expansion Slot 2 (for network and storage expansion)
VGA Reserved for maintenance
HDMI Reserved for maintenance
Fan 3 x 6 cm smart cooling fan
- Ethernet Cable x 4
- Power Cord x 2
- Flat head screw x 64 (for 2.5" HDD)
- Flat head screw x 64 (for 3.5" HDD)
- Quick Installation Guide