Published on 22 February, 2013
QNAP Systems, Inc. recently officially launched its latest business-class 12-drive rackmount Turbo NAS TS-1269U-RP. Featuring blazingly fast performance and well-rounded designs to ensure system reliability and rich business applications, the TS-1269U-RP is designed to fulfill mission-critical storage needs of small and medium businesses with maximum system uptime.
The TS-1269U-RP is equipped with a Dual-core Intel Atom™ 2.13GHz processor, dual Gigabit LAN ports, and 2GB DDR3 RAM, delivering excellent performance to match up with the needs of running performance-driven applications concurrently in nowadays business environments. With 4TB hard drives installed, the TS-1269U-RP can hold up to 48TB of raw storage capacity. "QNAP’s internal testing shows that both writing and reading speeds in typical Windows environments can achieve up to 220 MB/sec in network trunking mode," said Jason Hsu, product manager of QNAP.
Business continuity is backed with comprehensive reliability designs of the TS-1269U-RP, including advanced RAID management, redundant power supply, 512MB DOM with dual system OS that ensures successful system boot-up, dual LAN ports providing network failover, and hot-swappable support for SSD, SATA 6Gb/s 3.5” and 2.5” drives. It also features key lock on hard disk trays for enhanced security.
The TS-1269U-RP, certified with Windows Server 2012, is an ideal centralised storage solution for SMBs with large number of users. It allows cross-platform file sharing for Windows, Mac and Linux/UNIX users. The Windows AD and LDAP directory services enable the IT administrator to retrieve user accounts from Windows AD or LDAP-based directory server and assign access rights to the Turbo NAS, greatly reducing time and effort in account setup. The Windows ACL (Access Control List) feature offers sophisticated shared folder permission settings which simplify IT management in privilege control.
Being certified by major virtualisation solutions in the market, the TS-1269U-RP is proven to be a reliable storage unit for server virtualisation via iSCSI/IP-SAN deployment. It supports VMware vSphere, Citrix XenServer and Microsoft Hyper-V. Being certified with VMware Ready for ESXi 5, the TS-1269U-RP supports both vSphere 4 and vSphere 5.
The TS-1269U-RP offers flexible backup solutions, supporting Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR) for real-time or scheduled data replication, backup to cloud storage including Amazon S3, ElephantDrive, Symform and Google Drive, and third-party backup software such as Veeam Backup & Replication and Acronis True Image. Windows users and Mac users can use QNAP NetBak Replicator utility and Apple Time Machine respectively to easily back up data to the TS-1269U-RP.
The TS-1269U-RP has built-in Surveillance Station Pro. Compatible with over 1,400 IP cameras, it’s easy to build up an IP-based surveillance solution to safeguard the environment. Without additional software installation, the IP camera live-view, recording, and playback are all done on web browsers. The VMobile app for iOS and Android devices enables on-the-go operations.