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QNAP TS-431XU
Cost-effective, built-in two 10GbE SFP+ network port commercial grade four core NAS

The TS-431XU is a powerful, cost-effective, quad-core NAS solution with two 10GbE SFP + ports built into the network to effectively support 10GbE network environments for extreme performance. The TS-431XU offers a full range of storage solutions and special support for VJBOD (Virtual JBOD) network virtual storage expansion enclosures to economically and cost-effectively use additional NAS storage for additional QNAP NAS capacity. Container Station Workstations) to help you quickly develop and deploy Internet of Things (IoT) applications, creating new business value. TS-431XU fully meet the SMB data backup, recovery, private cloud, virtual storage and other diverse needs, is to build 10GbE network environment applications, the best storage solution.
10GbE ready, support SSD cache technology and hardware acceleration encryption engine VJBOD lets you use the TS-431XU to expand other QNAP NAS storage Enjoy Lightweight Virtualization and IoT Application Development from Container Station Simple to set up a private cloud, centralized management, sharing and backup files VPN server & VPN client, to ensure network access security Supports 2 QNAP UX-1200U-RP storage expansion devices to expand total storage capacity up to 28 hard drives
Four core CPU, built-in 10GbE SFP+ network port
The TS-431XU features the ARM® Cortex®-A15 core architecture, Amazon's AnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-314 quad-core 1.7 GHz processor, and 2GB of DDR3 memory (expandable to 16GB) SATA 6Gb / s transmission. It has professional hardware encryption engine, even in the AES 256-bit NAS machine to accelerate encryption, it still provides excellent data read and write speed, while protecting important information on the NAS, while maintaining system performance and security. The TS-431XU provides two Gigabit Ethernet ports and two 10GbE SFP + ports to support the 10GbE network environment. The TS-431XU supports fast data throughput and satisfies the needs of enterprises for virtualization applications and a large number of files Access, backup and recovery of high-bandwidth operation needs. In addition, users can install a 10GbE SFP + card through the PCIe slot for flexible high-speed network deployment.


Part number TS-431XU-2G Processor AnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-314 quad-core 1.7 GHz ARM® Cortex-A15 CPU Hardware Encryption Engine ✔ Memory 2GB DDR3 (1 x 2GB) Maximum expandable memory 16 GB Number of memory slots 2 x SODIMM DDR3 
NOTE: For two DIMM configuration, you need to install the same speed, capacity, and a pair of chip type DDR3 Memory Flash memory 512MB Maximum number of hard disks 4 x 3.5 "/ 2.5" SATA 6Gb / s HDDs / SSDs 10GbE network port 2 x 10 Gigabit SFP + network port GbE network port 2 x Gigabit RJ45 network port USB port 4 x USB 3.0 ports PCIe slot 1 x PCIe Gen2 (x2) LED indicators Status / Power, Network, Hard Disk 1-4 button Power, system reset button Safety design Kensington security lock, the system maintenance port Dimensions (H x W x D) 439 X 499 mm X 44 
1.73 X 17.28 X 19.65 inch weight Weight: 7.55 kg (16.64 lbs.) 
Gross weight: (. 20.61 lbs) 9.35 kg temperature 0-40˚C Relative humidity 5 ~ 95% RH non-condensing; wet bulb: 27˚C Noise (dB) 37.7 dB (A) * power consumption Drive Sleep Mode: 22.43W 
operation: 36.97W 
(including four 2TB hard drives) power supply ATX 240W power supply, 100-240V AC, 50-60Hz, 3.5A fan 2 x 4cm Silent Fan (12V DC) * Noise level test environment: The reference standards: ISO 7779; the average data fetch operation of the machine in front of one meter; the largest number of load by the number of Bay Drive; In Bystander Position Measurement Granville Unicom Technology reserves the right to modify at any time without notice.
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Stock code IBQ-R431X
Brand Qnap
Series 19"Rack NAS
Model TS-431XU-2G
Type 4-Bay, 1U, RAID 0/1/5/6 (2GB RAM, Cortex-A15) + 10GbE SFP+
ROHS Y
Date added 27/01/2017

TS-431XU-2G Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height 44 x 439 x 499 mm
Platter size 3.5"
Platter (alternate) 2.5"
RAM/Cache 2GB
Guarantee 2yr
Processor Alpine AL-314 quad-core 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A15 CPU
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net) low
Total Drives 4
Total Drives (alternate) 4
RAID 0:1:5:6:JBOD:
RAID Levels Single disk, RAID 0 (Disk Striping), RAID 1 (Disk Mirroring), RAID 5, RAID 5+ Ho...
Rack size 1

TS-431XU-2G Spec Connections

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LAN1GbE RJ45External2
LAN10GbE SFP+External2
SATASATA 7-pin Discrete with PowerInternal4
USB3USB3 type A (host)External4

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TS-431XU-2G Speed

Speed/RPM SATA to 1Gbe and 10Gbe Ethernet

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Colour Black
Weight (kg) 9.35kg
Weight (bare) 7.55kg
Watts 240W
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Qnap 19"Rack NAS TS-431XU-2G 4-Bay, 1U, RAID 0/1/5/6 (2GB RAM, Cortex-A15) + 10GbE SFP+


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SATA to 1Gbe and 10Gbe Ethernet
2GB RAM
Alpine AL-314 quad-core 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A15 CPU
2yr Warranty


QNAP TS-431XU
Cost-effective, built-in two 10GbE SFP+ network port commercial grade four core NAS

The TS-431XU is a powerful, cost-effective, quad-core NAS solution with two 10GbE SFP + ports built into the network to effectively support 10GbE network environments for extreme performance. The TS-431XU offers a full range of storage solutions and special support for VJBOD (Virtual JBOD) network virtual storage expansion enclosures to economically and cost-effectively use additional NAS storage for additional QNAP NAS capacity. Container Station Workstations) to help you quickly develop and deploy Internet of Things (IoT) applications, creating new business value. TS-431XU fully meet the SMB data backup, recovery, private cloud, virtual storage and other diverse needs, is to build 10GbE network environment applications, the best storage solution.
  • 10GbE ready, support SSD cache technology and hardware acceleration encryption engine
  • VJBOD lets you use the TS-431XU to expand other QNAP NAS storage
  • Enjoy Lightweight Virtualization and IoT Application Development from Container Station
  • Simple to set up a private cloud, centralized management, sharing and backup files
  • VPN server & VPN client, to ensure network access security
  • Supports 2 QNAP UX-1200U-RP storage expansion devices to expand total storage capacity up to 28 hard drives

Four core CPU, built-in 10GbE SFP+ network port
The TS-431XU features the ARM® Cortex®-A15 core architecture, Amazon's AnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-314 quad-core 1.7 GHz processor, and 2GB of DDR3 memory (expandable to 16GB) SATA 6Gb / s transmission. It has professional hardware encryption engine, even in the AES 256-bit NAS machine to accelerate encryption, it still provides excellent data read and write speed, while protecting important information on the NAS, while maintaining system performance and security. The TS-431XU provides two Gigabit Ethernet ports and two 10GbE SFP + ports to support the 10GbE network environment. The TS-431XU supports fast data throughput and satisfies the needs of enterprises for virtualization applications and a large number of files Access, backup and recovery of high-bandwidth operation needs. In addition, users can install a 10GbE SFP + card through the PCIe slot for flexible high-speed network deployment.


Part number TS-431XU-2G
Processor AnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-314 quad-core 1.7 GHz ARM® Cortex-A15 CPU
Hardware Encryption Engine
Memory 2GB DDR3 (1 x 2GB)
Maximum expandable memory 16 GB
Number of memory slots 2 x SODIMM DDR3 
NOTE: For two DIMM configuration, you need to install the same speed, capacity, and a pair of chip type DDR3 Memory
Flash memory 512MB
Maximum number of hard disks 4 x 3.5 "/ 2.5" SATA 6Gb / s HDDs / SSDs
10GbE network port 2 x 10 Gigabit SFP + network port
GbE network port 2 x Gigabit RJ45 network port
USB port 4 x USB 3.0 ports
PCIe slot 1 x PCIe Gen2 (x2)
LED indicators Status / Power, Network, Hard Disk 1-4
button Power, system reset button
Safety design Kensington security lock, the system maintenance port
Dimensions (H x W x D) 439 X 499 mm X 44 
1.73 X 17.28 X 19.65 inch
weight Weight: 7.55 kg (16.64 lbs.) 
Gross weight: (. 20.61 lbs) 9.35 kg
temperature 0-40˚C
Relative humidity 5 ~ 95% RH non-condensing; wet bulb: 27˚C
Noise (dB) 37.7 dB (A) *
power consumption Drive Sleep Mode: 22.43W 
operation: 36.97W 
(including four 2TB hard drives)
power supply ATX 240W power supply, 100-240V AC, 50-60Hz, 3.5A
fan 2 x 4cm Silent Fan (12V DC)

* Noise level test environment: The reference standards: ISO 7779; the average data fetch operation of the machine in front of one meter; the largest number of load by the number of Bay Drive; In Bystander Position Measurement

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Specifications

General

Stock code IBQ-R431X
Brand Qnap
Series 19"Rack NAS
Model TS-431XU-2G
Type 4-Bay, 1U, RAID 0/1/5/6 (2GB RAM, Cortex-A15) + 10GbE SFP+
ROHS Y
Date added 27/01/2017

TS-431XU-2G Spec Information

Form Factor / Drive Height 44 x 439 x 499 mm
Platter size 3.5"
Platter (alternate) 2.5"
RAM/Cache 2GB
Guarantee 2yr
Processor Alpine AL-314 quad-core 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A15 CPU
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net) low
Total Drives 4
Total Drives (alternate) 4
RAID 0:1:5:6:JBOD:
RAID Levels Single disk, RAID 0 (Disk Striping), RAID 1 (Disk Mirroring), RAID 5, RAID 5+ Ho...
Rack size 1

TS-431XU-2G Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
LAN1GbE RJ45External2
LAN10GbE SFP+External2
SATASATA 7-pin Discrete with PowerInternal4
USB3USB3 type A (host)External4

Software

TS-431XU-2G Speed

Speed/RPM SATA to 1Gbe and 10Gbe Ethernet

Physical

Colour Black
Weight (kg) 9.35kg
Weight (bare) 7.55kg
Watts 240W
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16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
Is there a difference between network drive, backup drive, network hard drive and nas drive?

There is no physical difference between a network drive, backup drive, network hard drive and NAS drive, the MAIN difference is about the use of the equipment. So:

A Network Drive is a area on storage that is useable to anyone on the network and will be visible to the device you are using if you have the correct login/password.

A Backup Drive is a storage device is a area of NAS or DAS storage that is used JUST for backups and only for writing, not reading - it backs up one or multiple devices on a regular basis.


A Network Hard Drive is the same as a network drive, but instead of a portion of online storage that is network/internet accessible, it is an entire disk drive. Much larger and often includes a RAID drive acting as a fall-back.

A NAS Drive can do all of the above. It can be set up to be a backup drive for all your devices, it can make either a portion or ALL of the storage available over the internet or network, it can do all of these at the same time and can give you much, much more access options thanks to NAS software from the likes of QNAP, Synology, WD, Asustor, Buffalo and Drobo.


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a server at home?

A server at home is a network attached storage device (NAS) that is like a computer, but with the emphasis on storage space. They can be purchased for as little as £100 and mean all your data can be accessed, used and backed up to and from overt the internet or your home network (WiFi etc). Bigger and more expensive home servers can do more, such as virtual computers, surveillance recording and multimedia access.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is meant by diskless NAS?

A Diskless NAS means that it a network storage device that is sold without any Hard Drives inside. Many NAS Brands like WD and Buffalo will only sell their NAS server devices with Drives already installed - this can often increase the price significantly, as well as limit the Hard Drives you want to install. A diskless NAS is a device that you can choose which drives, how many and the capacity you want and install them yourself, for a more bespoke NAS storage device. Installing the Hard Drives is very easy and you can often save a lot of time and improve your long term storage by choosing a diskless NAS and selecting the drives yourself.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a NAS external hard drive?

A NAS external Hard Drive is an external storage device that, unlike USB 3.0 and eSATA external Hard Drives, is accessed used the internet or your home network. So that means you can access the contents (DATA) of the NAS on your iPhone, iPad, Smart TV, PS4, XBOX One, Sonos Sound System, Bose system, Laptop, Smartphone and pretty much any DLNA enabled device without having to connect to it with a cable. Meaning you do not need to carry duplicates of all your data on all your devices, but can have one central NAS storage devices that all the other devices can access.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
How do I connect to my NAS remotely?

You can connect to your NAS server remotely with the mobile applications that are free with your NAS Brand manufacturer for iOS and Android. Alternatively you can use a number of desktop applications from the big brands QNAP and Synology NAS to access your device remotely. Lastly you can create a network and internet accessible drive with iSCSI and then setup software (Virtual Machine, backup, Surveillance and more) on your Mac or Windows machine to read and write to the NAS remotely.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a NAS drive used for?

A NAS drive can be used for the following:

Apple Time Machine Backups
Synchronized Backups of Windows and Android devices
A Plex Media Server
DLNA Media Server
Download Server
Printer Server
Virtual Machine Deployment
Email Server
CRM and/or CMS System
A CCTV IP Camera Enabled Surveillance station for your home or office
File Server
and more...


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What are the different types of RAID?

The most popular and recommended RAID levels for a 2-Bay NAS and 4-Bay NAS from Synology and QNAP are:

RAID 0 - Meaning all drive storage is pooled together into 1 big drive - MOST UNSAFE
RAID 1 - Drives are duplicated so you lose half the available storage, but have a complete, up to the second copy of your data
RAID 5 - You lose 1 drive of data storage space, but data is spread across all the available drives and a small piece of information called PARITY is created each wave/stripe that makes a blueprint of all the data
RAID 6 - Same as above, but it removes two drives worth of space and protects you against the loss of two Hard Drives

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is a RAID hard drive?

A RAID Hard drive is a Hard Disk Drive that is designed to be used in a RAID configuration - in simple terms it is a drive that can be installed with multiple other drives of the same type (such as WD Red RAID Drives, WD Purples Surveillance RAID Drives and Seagate Ironwolf NAS RAID Drives). These are designed to be on for long periods of time and for handling data that is shared and/or duplicated across multiple drives at once - constructed with better vibration, head and access controls). Most other drives are designed to work on their own.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
What is raid on a NAS?

RAID on a NAS is a means to protect yourself from losing your data due to hard drive failure. Hard Drives are the 2nd most vulnerable area of a NAS device and if a drive fails and you do not have a copy of the data elsewhere, you will most likely lose it all. RAID gives you a safety net (called REDUNDANCY) which means you can afford to lose 1, 2 or even 3 hard drives with the right configuration. The most common options are:

RAID 0 - Meaning all drive storage is pooled together into 1 big drive - MOST UNSAFE
RAID 1 - Drives are duplicated so you lose half the available storage, but have a complete, up to the second copy of your data
RAID 5 - You lose 1 drive of data storage space, but data is spread across all the available drives and a small piece of information called PARITY is created each wave/stripe that makes a blueprint of all the data
RAID 6 - Same as above, but it removes two drives worth of space and protects you against the loss of two Hard Drives

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What is a personal cloud storage device?

A personal Cloud storage device is a piece of Hardware, Like a NAS, that gives you the access, freedom, speed and utility of popular 3rd party cloud providers such as Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud, Amazon S3 and more. However unlike those providers that hold your data on a server farm hundreds or thousands of miles away, where you it can be broken into, a Personal Cloud (NAS) lives in your home/office and can be protected with both bespoke AES-256bit encryption, individual login credentials and if the worst case scenario, can be simply unplugged from the network/internet.


It is also considerably cheaper in the long term.


 

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How do you connect to a NAS?

You can connect to a device in several ways:


- You can connect to a NAS via your home network as long as it is connected to the same router/switch that your other devices are connected to, via cable or over Wi-Fi (the devices, not the NAS)


- You can connect over the internet using the NAS manufacturer’s respective software on desktop or mobile platforms for Mac, Windows and Android devices


- You can also access the data as a network drive (where the location of the drive with be an IP - 192.168. etc.) and then the drive can be read and written to as needed


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How does a NAS device work?

Excellent Question. A NAS devices like a computer that is dedicated to storing data that is made accessible across all your internet enabled devices. It connects to your home network (in simple terms, the internet connected network in your home or office) and makes the data that is store on it accessible. You can also access the data from outside the phone via WiFi at hotspots and other buildings, or via your mobile 3G or 4G internet connection.

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Do you really need a NAS?

If you have data spread across multiple devices without a single backup location, then YES, you really do need a NAS drive. As it will make backing up with multiple devices easier, more automated and reliable.


If you are a business with large amounts of data that needs to be accessible quickly, across multiple machines or outside your office environment for off-site staff or clients, then YES you needs a NAS.


If you want your internet accessible data to be 100% inaccessible when needed (for security) and are considering a Cloud provider or a NAS, BUY A NAS!!! It is cheaper in the long run and can have individual and bespoke security measures. 


 

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What is a NAS drives for home?

A NAS drive for Home is the means of storing your data in a central location that can be used for more home and entertainment based applications. Often these are 2-Bay or 4-Bay NAS Devices that support applications such as Plex, DLNA Server support, Backups like Apple Time Machine and Surveillance over IP cameras from companies such as Edimax and Reolink. The Hard drives in a NAS Drive for Home are recommended to be WD Red NAS Drives or Seagate Ironwolf NAS drives.


 



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