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6Gb/s SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (10 Gbit/s) and Thunderbolt 2 (20 Gbit/s)
16GB RAM
Quad-core Intel® Core™ i5-4590S 3.0GHz
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QNAP QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt

High-performance Thunderbolt™ 2 Turbo vNAS for a DAS/NAS/iSCSI SAN triple solution
The QNAP QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt is the world’s first Thunderbolt DAS/NAS/iSCSI SAN triple solution. With the incredible power of Thunderbolt 2 to double the speed potential to 20 Gbps, simultaneous 4K video transfer and display is enabled with considerable cost effectiveness. It’s also a perfect match for Thunderbolt-equipped Mac users for 4K workflows, file storage and high-speed sharing. Incorporating reliability and security, the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt delivers the highest transfer rates ever as storage with persistent throughput, and provides a complete business-ready storage solution to build a reliable private cloud.
Thunderbolt 2 and 10GbE dual network for 4K video playback and on-the-fly editing Consolidated storage solution with direct attached storage (DAS), network attached storage (NAS) and iSCSI-SAN Scalable up to 448TB with Thunderbolt 2 storage expansion enclosures TX-800P / TX-500P 4 available combinations with Macs and JBOD for flexible attaching, sharing and expansion Tiered storage architecture and SSD caching for optimal storage utilization Supports QvPC Technology, running virtual machines, storage virtualization and full NAS encryption
Extraordinary. The first ever Thunderbolt 2 NAS.
QNAP QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt is the world’s first Thunderbolt 2 NAS and offers a comprehensive DAS/NAS/iSCSI SAN multi-mode storage solution in a compact form factor. Powered by a high-performance Intel® Haswell processor with options including Core™ i5 and Core™ i7, the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt not only features Thunderbolt 2 technology but also has dual 10GbE ports built-in giving you incredible flexibility to deliver incredible performance.

Note: Thunderbolt cable is not included in packaging. Users have to purchase Thunderbolt cable separately.


Thunderbolt/Ethernet dual network
The Thunderbolt 2 protocol uses industry standard networking technologies meaning the high-speed transmission over your Thunderbolt 2 cable is able to run all network services (such as file sharing, FTP and other services). The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt can also simultaneously run general Ethernet services in addition to the Thunderbolt 2 network, completely independently and with no bandwidth interference. You can flexibly allocate proper bandwidth for different concurrent tasks.

Pioneering DAS/NAS/ iSCSI-SAN triple solution
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt is an unmatched Thunderbolt 2 NAS that combines DAS, NAS and iSCSI-SAN into one box. It prevents the restriction of DAS connecting to only one device, and breaks the cost barrier for constructing 10GbE high-speed network environments. The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt Thunderbolt 2 NAS dramatically redefines the private cloud, combining the best of DAS and NAS.

DAS file-based mode
You can directly access files on the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt on a file-based level. Simply attach your Mac computer to the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt with the Thunderbolt 2 cable, and you will find the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt in Finder with accessible shared folders available for you. It is plug-and-use, and completely simple.

The block-based and file-based DAS are all directly attached to the host (e.g. Mac Pro) via Thunderbolt 2 cable. When connecting a block-based DAS to the host, the host will identify the block-based DAS as a disk and the host will find many shared folders after connecting to the file-based mode DAS. The shared folders in the file-based DAS can be mounted in multiple hosts for real time sharing.

Thunderbolt/Ethernet NAS mode
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt features Thunderbolt & Ethernet dual networking for flexible file sharing across multiple devices simultaneously, using SMB/CIFS, NFS and AFP protocols for sharing across Windows, Mac and Linux/UNIX networks. Use Qfinder to find the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt attached to your computer, and you can find Thunderbolt IP and Ethernet IP for file sharing based on your needs.

iSCSI SAN block-based mode
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt supports iSCSI SAN configuration, while the Thunderbolt interface can contributes a lot to iSCSI SAN storage performance. After creating an iSCSI target on the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt, you can access the iSCSI with your computer* through Thunderbolt IP.

*iSCSI initiator for Mac: ATTO Xtend SAN or SNS globalSAN; for Windows: Microsoft iSCSI initiator

Seamless storage expansion
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt supports capacity expansion by connecting up to six Thunderbolt 2 storage expansion enclosures. You can gradually expand the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt’s storage on demand, and use the QTS Storage Manager to easily handle the NAS capacity expansion and storage expansion enclosure management.

The maximum raw storage capacity available by connecting a QNAP expansion enclosure:


4K video online transcoding & display
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt allows you to smoothly play 4K videos on an HDTV with Kodi™ through HDMI without heavily consuming system resources. Featuring Intel® HD Graphics, the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt delivers superior real-time 4K (H.264) and 1080p video transcoding to convert videos to universal formats that can be smoothly played on PCs, mobile devices and Smart TVs.

Use your QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt as a PC
QNAP’s exclusive QvPC Technology allows you to operate the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt as a PC by plugging in a keyboard, mouse and HDMI monitor. You can directly access stored data, run multiple applications using Windows®/Linux®/UNIX®/Android™ based VMs with the Virtualization Station, surf the web, enjoy 4K or 1080p videos with up to 7.1 channel audio with Kodi™, monitor surveillance live feeds with local display, and much more.

Comprehensive security
QNAP’s full NAS encryption by volume-based technology effectively ensures data security by encrypting all of the files stored in the default shared folders on the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt. Besides AES 256-bit encryption for both volumes and shared folders, the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt also provides numerous security options, such as encrypted access, IP blocking, and more.

Flexibly attach, share, and expand in 4 ways
With two Thunderbolt 2 ports available on the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt, you can flexibly arrange the connection of your computer workstations with the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt and its storage expansion enclosures based on your needs.

High accessibility (Mac+JBOD)
Attach one Mac workstation to the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt via Thunderbolt 2 port for online video editing with 20Gb bandwidth, while the other Thunderbolt 2 port is used for storage expansion by connecting up to six NAS expansion enclosures (TX-500P / TX-800P) for maximum 448 TB in total storage capacity.

Additionally, you can also take advantage of the built-in 10GbE LAN card for multi-device file sharing over a 10GbE network, providing the potential to utilize 20Gb and 10Gb network bandwidth at the same time!

Optimal collaboration (Mac+Mac)
When using two workstations to work together to speed up a project, then you can connect each workstation separately to the Thunderbolt 2 ports on the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt. Both workstations can enjoy 20Gb/s high speed for simultaneous video editing.

Dividing resources (Mac+NAS)
Large-sized video production studios often require multiple servers to increase productivity with different workflow stages, such as capturing, editing, production, post-production, and dubbing. In this situation it can be helpful to daisy chain an additional 6 units of QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt to the original QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt and arrange each NAS for dedicated workflow stages, while the other Thunderbolt 2 port is connected to the workstation for smoothly accessing large-sized video files.

Meanwhile, each QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt allows file sharing with multiple devices through Gigabit or 10 Gigabit Ethernet network.

Seamless expansion (JBOD+JBOD)
Rest assured your massive files are safely stored in the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt which supports seamless capacity expansion to offer you abundant storage. You can connect up to six NAS expansion enclosures (TX-500P / TX-800P) to the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt through Thunderbolt 2 ports to enjoy up to 448 TB total storage, and share files via 10GbE network flexibly.


Matching for Thunderbolt-equipped Mac users
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt is a perfect match for Thunderbolt 2-capable Macs like Mac Pro®, MacBook Pro® and iMac®, perfectly for creative professionals and enthusiasts from photographers, filmmakers to graphic designers who focus more on 4K or 3D workflows. Up to 2 Thunderbolt devices can connect to the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt to process real-time video editing simultaneously without sacrificing the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt’s performance, while 4K videos can be directly displayed on a 4K monitor through HDMI from the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt. Coupled with its large capacity, the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt provides an ideal storage solution, is hot-pluggable and easy to move between your Mac computers, and provides unmatched performance for high-resolution file storage and I/O-intensive tasks to increase your productivity.


SSD cache acceleration
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt supports using up to four SSDs for caching which can greatly boost the IOPS performance of storage volumes to increase operational efficiency. It is perfect for improving the overall workflow of IOPS-demanding applications such as virtualization, and allows the best of both cost and performance by combining SSDs and HDDs.

A feature-rich NAS with QTS operating system
QTS – simple and powerful
The intuitive QTS features modern flat design to streamline loading times, and its intelligent desktop allows you to find desired functions quickly, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing greater operating efficiency.


Well-rounded backup & disaster recovery solutions
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt offers flexible backup solutions for Windows and Mac users, volume/LUN snapshots, and disaster recovery solutions including RTRR, rsync and cloud storage backup (Amazon® S3, Amazon® Glacier, Microsoft® Azure, ElephantDrive®, Dropbox® and Google Cloud Storage™) are also included.

Cross-device file synchronization
Qsync provides multiple ways of file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of collaboration. Any file uploaded to the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops or mobile devices.

Install-on-demand apps
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt has a built-in App Center that provides over 100 apps, including tools for backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and much more. You can freely install apps you need to expand your QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt’s functionality.

Additional SMB-ready features
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt supports various business applications as an all-in-one Turbo NAS with cost-efficiency.
FTP Server
Web Server
RADIUS Server
The Turbo NAS supports FTP server to share large files, coming with user-defined settings including bandwidth limitations, number of connections, and write-only permission.
The Turbo NAS supports Surveillance Station to connect and manage multiple IP cameras remotely, including real-time monitoring, video recording, playback, and event notifications.
The Turbo NAS supports RADIUS server which provides centralized authorization management for computers to connect and use a network service.



CPU TVS-871T-i5-16G: Quad-core Intel® Core™ i5-4590S 3.0GHz
TVS-871T-i7-16G: Quad-core Intel® Core™ i7-4790S 3.2GHz Floating Point Unit Yes Hardware Encryption Engine Yes (AES-NI) DRAM System memory: 16 GB DDR3 RAM
Memory module pre-installed: 8 GB x2
Total memory slots: 2 SODIMM Flash Memory 512MB DOM Thunderbolt 2 Ports 2 x Thunderbolt™ 2 high-speed ports Hard Drive 8 x 3.5"or 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s, SATA 3Gb/s hard drive or SSD
NOTE:
The standard system is shipped without hard drives. For the hard drive compatibility list, please visit https://www.qnap.com/compatibility Hard Disk Tray 8 x hot-swappable and lockable tray LAN Port 2 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet port (10GBased-T)
4 x 1 Gigabit Ethernet port LED Indicators Status, USB, LAN, HDDs USB 3 x USB 3.0 port ( front: 1, rear: 2)
2 x USB 2.0 port (rear)
Support USB printer, pen drive, USB hub, and USB UPS etc. Buttons Power, USB One-touch-copy backup, Reset Alarm Buzzer System warning Form Factor Tower Dimensions 185.2 (H) x 298.2 (W) x 235.4 (D) mm
7.29 (H) x 11.74 (W) x 9.27 (D) inch Weight 7.83 kg/ 17.26 lbs (Net)
8.9 kg/ 19.62 lbs (Gross) Power Consumption (W) TVS-871T-i5-8G:
HDD Standby: 45.43
In Operation: 82.06

TVS-871T-i7-16G:
HDD Standby: 45.37
In Operation: 82.51
(with 8 x WD WD20EFRX hard drive installed) Temperature 0~40˚C Relative Humidity 5~95% non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C. Power Supply ATX
Input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz
Output: 350W PCIe Slot 2 (1* PCIe Gen3 x8, 1* PCIe Gen2 x4)
Note: 2 PCle slots are occupied by a Thunderbolt 2 card and a 10GbE adapter Fan 2 x quiet cooling fan (12 cm, 12V DC)
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Stock code IBQ-871T-i516
Brand Qnap
Series Desktop NAS 10GbE+TB2
Model TVS-871T-i5-16G
Type 8-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (16GB RAM, Core i5) + 10GbE + Thunderbolt 2
UPC 885022008643
ROHS Y
Date added 02/09/2015

TVS-871T-i5-16G Spec Information

Form factor / drive height 185x298x235mm
Platter size 3.5"
Platter (alternate) 2.5"
Cache 16GB
Guarantee 2yr
Processor Quad-core Intel® Core™ i5-4590S 3.0GHz
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net) 6940
Total Drives 8
RAID 0:1:5:6:JBOD:
RAID Levels Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10

TVS-871T-i5-16G Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
LAN1GbE RJ45External4
ThunderboltThunderbolt2External2
LAN10GbE RJ45External2
GraphicsHDMIExternal1
SATASATA 7-pin Discrete with PowerInternal8
PCIePCIe v2 x4Internal1
PCIePCIe v3 x8Internal1
USB3USB3 type A (host)External3
USB2USB2 type A (host)External2

Software

TVS-871T-i5-16G Speed

Speed/RPM 6Gb/s SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (10 Gbit/s) and Thunderbolt 2 (20 Gbit/s)

Physical

Colour Black
Weight (kg) 8.9kg
Weight (bare) 7.83kg
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Qnap Desktop NAS 10GbE+TB2 TVS-871T-i5-16G 8-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (16GB RAM, Core i5) + 10GbE + Thunderbolt 2


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6Gb/s SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (10 Gbit/s) and Thunderbolt 2 (20 Gbit/s)
16GB RAM
Quad-core Intel® Core™ i5-4590S 3.0GHz
2yr Warranty


QNAP QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt

High-performance Thunderbolt™ 2 Turbo vNAS for a DAS/NAS/iSCSI SAN triple solution
The QNAP QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt is the world’s first Thunderbolt DAS/NAS/iSCSI SAN triple solution. With the incredible power of Thunderbolt 2 to double the speed potential to 20 Gbps, simultaneous 4K video transfer and display is enabled with considerable cost effectiveness. It’s also a perfect match for Thunderbolt-equipped Mac users for 4K workflows, file storage and high-speed sharing. Incorporating reliability and security, the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt delivers the highest transfer rates ever as storage with persistent throughput, and provides a complete business-ready storage solution to build a reliable private cloud.
  • Thunderbolt 2 and 10GbE dual network for 4K video playback and on-the-fly editing
  • Consolidated storage solution with direct attached storage (DAS), network attached storage (NAS) and iSCSI-SAN
  • Scalable up to 448TB with Thunderbolt 2 storage expansion enclosures TX-800P / TX-500P
  • 4 available combinations with Macs and JBOD for flexible attaching, sharing and expansion
  • Tiered storage architecture and SSD caching for optimal storage utilization
  • Supports QvPC Technology, running virtual machines, storage virtualization and full NAS encryption

Extraordinary. The first ever Thunderbolt 2 NAS.
QNAP QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt is the world’s first Thunderbolt 2 NAS and offers a comprehensive DAS/NAS/iSCSI SAN multi-mode storage solution in a compact form factor. Powered by a high-performance Intel® Haswell processor with options including Core™ i5 and Core™ i7, the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt not only features Thunderbolt 2 technology but also has dual 10GbE ports built-in giving you incredible flexibility to deliver incredible performance.

Note: Thunderbolt cable is not included in packaging. Users have to purchase Thunderbolt cable separately.


Thunderbolt/Ethernet dual network
The Thunderbolt 2 protocol uses industry standard networking technologies meaning the high-speed transmission over your Thunderbolt 2 cable is able to run all network services (such as file sharing, FTP and other services). The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt can also simultaneously run general Ethernet services in addition to the Thunderbolt 2 network, completely independently and with no bandwidth interference. You can flexibly allocate proper bandwidth for different concurrent tasks.

Pioneering DAS/NAS/ iSCSI-SAN triple solution
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt is an unmatched Thunderbolt 2 NAS that combines DAS, NAS and iSCSI-SAN into one box. It prevents the restriction of DAS connecting to only one device, and breaks the cost barrier for constructing 10GbE high-speed network environments. The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt Thunderbolt 2 NAS dramatically redefines the private cloud, combining the best of DAS and NAS.

DAS file-based mode
You can directly access files on the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt on a file-based level. Simply attach your Mac computer to the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt with the Thunderbolt 2 cable, and you will find the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt in Finder with accessible shared folders available for you. It is plug-and-use, and completely simple.

The block-based and file-based DAS are all directly attached to the host (e.g. Mac Pro) via Thunderbolt 2 cable. When connecting a block-based DAS to the host, the host will identify the block-based DAS as a disk and the host will find many shared folders after connecting to the file-based mode DAS. The shared folders in the file-based DAS can be mounted in multiple hosts for real time sharing.

Thunderbolt/Ethernet NAS mode
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt features Thunderbolt & Ethernet dual networking for flexible file sharing across multiple devices simultaneously, using SMB/CIFS, NFS and AFP protocols for sharing across Windows, Mac and Linux/UNIX networks. Use Qfinder to find the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt attached to your computer, and you can find Thunderbolt IP and Ethernet IP for file sharing based on your needs.

iSCSI SAN block-based mode
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt supports iSCSI SAN configuration, while the Thunderbolt interface can contributes a lot to iSCSI SAN storage performance. After creating an iSCSI target on the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt, you can access the iSCSI with your computer* through Thunderbolt IP.

*iSCSI initiator for Mac: ATTO Xtend SAN or SNS globalSAN; for Windows: Microsoft iSCSI initiator

Seamless storage expansion
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt supports capacity expansion by connecting up to six Thunderbolt 2 storage expansion enclosures. You can gradually expand the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt’s storage on demand, and use the QTS Storage Manager to easily handle the NAS capacity expansion and storage expansion enclosure management.

The maximum raw storage capacity available by connecting a QNAP expansion enclosure:


4K video online transcoding & display
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt allows you to smoothly play 4K videos on an HDTV with Kodi™ through HDMI without heavily consuming system resources. Featuring Intel® HD Graphics, the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt delivers superior real-time 4K (H.264) and 1080p video transcoding to convert videos to universal formats that can be smoothly played on PCs, mobile devices and Smart TVs.

Use your QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt as a PC
QNAP’s exclusive QvPC Technology allows you to operate the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt as a PC by plugging in a keyboard, mouse and HDMI monitor. You can directly access stored data, run multiple applications using Windows®/Linux®/UNIX®/Android™ based VMs with the Virtualization Station, surf the web, enjoy 4K or 1080p videos with up to 7.1 channel audio with Kodi™, monitor surveillance live feeds with local display, and much more.

Comprehensive security
QNAP’s full NAS encryption by volume-based technology effectively ensures data security by encrypting all of the files stored in the default shared folders on the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt. Besides AES 256-bit encryption for both volumes and shared folders, the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt also provides numerous security options, such as encrypted access, IP blocking, and more.

Flexibly attach, share, and expand in 4 ways
With two Thunderbolt 2 ports available on the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt, you can flexibly arrange the connection of your computer workstations with the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt and its storage expansion enclosures based on your needs.

High accessibility (Mac+JBOD)
Attach one Mac workstation to the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt via Thunderbolt 2 port for online video editing with 20Gb bandwidth, while the other Thunderbolt 2 port is used for storage expansion by connecting up to six NAS expansion enclosures (TX-500P / TX-800P) for maximum 448 TB in total storage capacity.

Additionally, you can also take advantage of the built-in 10GbE LAN card for multi-device file sharing over a 10GbE network, providing the potential to utilize 20Gb and 10Gb network bandwidth at the same time!

Optimal collaboration (Mac+Mac)
When using two workstations to work together to speed up a project, then you can connect each workstation separately to the Thunderbolt 2 ports on the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt. Both workstations can enjoy 20Gb/s high speed for simultaneous video editing.

Dividing resources (Mac+NAS)
Large-sized video production studios often require multiple servers to increase productivity with different workflow stages, such as capturing, editing, production, post-production, and dubbing. In this situation it can be helpful to daisy chain an additional 6 units of QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt to the original QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt and arrange each NAS for dedicated workflow stages, while the other Thunderbolt 2 port is connected to the workstation for smoothly accessing large-sized video files.

Meanwhile, each QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt allows file sharing with multiple devices through Gigabit or 10 Gigabit Ethernet network.

Seamless expansion (JBOD+JBOD)
Rest assured your massive files are safely stored in the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt which supports seamless capacity expansion to offer you abundant storage. You can connect up to six NAS expansion enclosures (TX-500P / TX-800P) to the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt through Thunderbolt 2 ports to enjoy up to 448 TB total storage, and share files via 10GbE network flexibly.


Matching for Thunderbolt-equipped Mac users
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt is a perfect match for Thunderbolt 2-capable Macs like Mac Pro®, MacBook Pro® and iMac®, perfectly for creative professionals and enthusiasts from photographers, filmmakers to graphic designers who focus more on 4K or 3D workflows. Up to 2 Thunderbolt devices can connect to the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt to process real-time video editing simultaneously without sacrificing the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt’s performance, while 4K videos can be directly displayed on a 4K monitor through HDMI from the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt. Coupled with its large capacity, the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt provides an ideal storage solution, is hot-pluggable and easy to move between your Mac computers, and provides unmatched performance for high-resolution file storage and I/O-intensive tasks to increase your productivity.


SSD cache acceleration
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt supports using up to four SSDs for caching which can greatly boost the IOPS performance of storage volumes to increase operational efficiency. It is perfect for improving the overall workflow of IOPS-demanding applications such as virtualization, and allows the best of both cost and performance by combining SSDs and HDDs.

A feature-rich NAS with QTS operating system
QTS – simple and powerful
The intuitive QTS features modern flat design to streamline loading times, and its intelligent desktop allows you to find desired functions quickly, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing greater operating efficiency.


Well-rounded backup & disaster recovery solutions
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt offers flexible backup solutions for Windows and Mac users, volume/LUN snapshots, and disaster recovery solutions including RTRR, rsync and cloud storage backup (Amazon® S3, Amazon® Glacier, Microsoft® Azure, ElephantDrive®, Dropbox® and Google Cloud Storage™) are also included.

Cross-device file synchronization
Qsync provides multiple ways of file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of collaboration. Any file uploaded to the QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops or mobile devices.

Install-on-demand apps
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt has a built-in App Center that provides over 100 apps, including tools for backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and much more. You can freely install apps you need to expand your QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt’s functionality.

Additional SMB-ready features
The QNAP TVS-871T Thunderbolt supports various business applications as an all-in-one Turbo NAS with cost-efficiency.
FTP Server
Web Server
RADIUS Server
The Turbo NAS supports FTP server to share large files, coming with user-defined settings including bandwidth limitations, number of connections, and write-only permission.
The Turbo NAS supports Surveillance Station to connect and manage multiple IP cameras remotely, including real-time monitoring, video recording, playback, and event notifications.
The Turbo NAS supports RADIUS server which provides centralized authorization management for computers to connect and use a network service.



CPU TVS-871T-i5-16G: Quad-core Intel® Core™ i5-4590S 3.0GHz
TVS-871T-i7-16G: Quad-core Intel® Core™ i7-4790S 3.2GHz
Floating Point Unit Yes
Hardware Encryption Engine Yes (AES-NI)
DRAM System memory: 16 GB DDR3 RAM
Memory module pre-installed: 8 GB x2
Total memory slots: 2 SODIMM
Flash Memory 512MB DOM
Thunderbolt 2 Ports 2 x Thunderbolt™ 2 high-speed ports
Hard Drive 8 x 3.5"or 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s, SATA 3Gb/s hard drive or SSD
NOTE:
  1. The standard system is shipped without hard drives.
  2. For the hard drive compatibility list, please visit https://www.qnap.com/compatibility
Hard Disk Tray 8 x hot-swappable and lockable tray
LAN Port 2 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet port (10GBased-T)
4 x 1 Gigabit Ethernet port
LED Indicators Status, USB, LAN, HDDs
USB 3 x USB 3.0 port ( front: 1, rear: 2)
2 x USB 2.0 port (rear)
Support USB printer, pen drive, USB hub, and USB UPS etc.
Buttons Power, USB One-touch-copy backup, Reset
Alarm Buzzer System warning
Form Factor Tower
Dimensions 185.2 (H) x 298.2 (W) x 235.4 (D) mm
7.29 (H) x 11.74 (W) x 9.27 (D) inch
Weight 7.83 kg/ 17.26 lbs (Net)
8.9 kg/ 19.62 lbs (Gross)
Power Consumption (W) TVS-871T-i5-8G:
HDD Standby: 45.43
In Operation: 82.06


TVS-871T-i7-16G:
HDD Standby: 45.37
In Operation: 82.51

(with 8 x WD WD20EFRX hard drive installed)
Temperature 0~40˚C
Relative Humidity 5~95% non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C.
Power Supply ATX
Input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz
Output: 350W
PCIe Slot 2 (1* PCIe Gen3 x8, 1* PCIe Gen2 x4)
Note: 2 PCle slots are occupied by a Thunderbolt 2 card and a 10GbE adapter
Fan 2 x quiet cooling fan (12 cm, 12V DC)

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Specifications

General

Stock code IBQ-871T-i516
Brand Qnap
Series Desktop NAS 10GbE+TB2
Model TVS-871T-i5-16G
Type 8-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (16GB RAM, Core i5) + 10GbE + Thunderbolt 2
UPC 885022008643
ROHS Y
Date added 02/09/2015

TVS-871T-i5-16G Spec Information

Form factor / drive height 185x298x235mm
Platter size 3.5"
Platter (alternate) 2.5"
Cache 16GB
Guarantee 2yr
Processor Quad-core Intel® Core™ i5-4590S 3.0GHz
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net) 6940
Total Drives 8
RAID 0:1:5:6:JBOD:
RAID Levels Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10

TVS-871T-i5-16G Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
LAN1GbE RJ45External4
ThunderboltThunderbolt2External2
LAN10GbE RJ45External2
GraphicsHDMIExternal1
SATASATA 7-pin Discrete with PowerInternal8
PCIePCIe v2 x4Internal1
PCIePCIe v3 x8Internal1
USB3USB3 type A (host)External3
USB2USB2 type A (host)External2

Software

TVS-871T-i5-16G Speed

Speed/RPM 6Gb/s SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (10 Gbit/s) and Thunderbolt 2 (20 Gbit/s)

Physical

Colour Black
Weight (kg) 8.9kg
Weight (bare) 7.83kg
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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

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
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.


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
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


Thank you


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
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.

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
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. 


 

16/11/2017 | Popular Question | GB Flag |
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.


 

07/10/2015 | | GB Flag |
About how much would this run for? ($$$?)

According to latestcurrency exchange, this unit should set you back '$2503.87'. Of course that does not include delivery and if you wanted to populate it with drives. Why not contact our sales team directly and request a quotation. Just send your details over to sales@span.com or to me at robbie@span.com and include your delivery details and storage requirements. Then we can work o nthe price and get your the very best offer we can.
03/09/2015 | | GB Flag |
Finally I can do video editing and sharing it over internet at the same time. Its like super fast DAS box in a NAS box.


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