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2GB RAM
Intel Celeron J1900 2.0GHz Quad Core (up to 2.42GHz)
2yr Warranty
Description
Description

Qnap TS-451+-2G Desktop NAS 8TB 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (2GB RAM) (4 X 2TB Seagate IronWolf (NAS))


spantv reviewOur Review:

8

OVERALL

DESIGN rating score 8.00

FEATURES rating score 8.00

PERFORMANCE rating score 8.00

VALUE FOR MONEY
rating score 8.00
  PROS
designSecond only to the QNAP TS-453A, the QNAP TS-451+ is one of the best 4-bay NAS units from QNAP in the market this 2016. The design is the result of years of chassis design in previous unit and is very easy on the eye. A good combination of plastic and metal throughout where it counts.
featuresWith the exception of 4K transcoding and AES-NI level encryption, this NAS can do everything! Of course if you want things done to an enterprise level, then you should go for some bigger units, but you will be hard pushed to find a better 4 bay NAS for Plex Media Server NAS use, Virtual Machines and All things NAS - particularly at just over £200 to buy this NAS
performanceeasily a front runner in the 4-BAY NAS market for performance across all NAS use types. In this league of excellence you will find the QNAP TS-453A-4G and the Synology DS716+ NAS. Any of these 3 NAS devices will give you first class Network Attached Storage performance
valueFor just over £280 you will be hard pushed to find a better 4-bay NAS. Add to that the ever versatile QNAP operating system and the wealth of features that it offers.

  CONS
designOnly available in Black/Grey - So you Mac fans of everything in brushed silver or white will be disappointed
featuresJust the lack of AES-NI encryption to speed up encrypted data transmissions is missing
performanceThe only remark I can make about performance is that it is only slightly (and I really mean slightly...like teeny tiny) less user-friendly than the Synology DS716+
valueSuited to all operating systems but those in the Mac community might want to cast a glance at the Synology DS716+ first

Qnap TS-451+-2G logo

The Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451+-2G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (2GB RAM) 8TBis Network Attached NAS Storage device. It features a Intel Celeron J1900 2.0GHz Quad Core (up to 2.42GHz) CPU and with 2GB RAM providing outstanding performance for those looking for a cost effective Network Storage option. This Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451+-2G is backed with Qnap’s 2yr limited warranty.

Out of the box this NAS can handle 4 x 3.5" hard drives / SSDs, giving it a maximum capacity of 56TB via 14TB drives.

Key Features

  • Pre-populated with 8TB of storage capacity (includes 4x 2TB Seagate IronWolf (NAS) HDD)
  • RAID Levels: 0:1:5:6:JBOD:
  • Intel Celeron J1900 2.0GHz Quad Core (up to 2.42GHz) CPU
  • 2GB Random Access Memory (RAM)
  • 6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
  • Use the Desktop NAS TS-451+-2G as a PC with exclusive QvPC Technology
  • Arrives with 2yr warranty for enclosure and 3yr warranty for hard drives

Virtual Machine. Another advantage of the Qnap Desktop NAS is a solid framework for utilizing Virtualisation and VMware. More than traditional storage, this gives you the ability to create multiple Virtual PC Desktop interfaces for shared users via their browsers and more.



Includes Seagate IronWolf (NAS) 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s Hard Drives

This Qnap NAS includes the best Seagate hard drives to work with this box. The perfect foundation for building maximum density server to be run 24/7.
Seagate NAS drives have been rigorously tested in high read and write Network Attached Storage Environments. This results in increased performance and efficiency within your TS-451+-2G NAS server device.

Combining Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451+-2G and 4 Seagate hard disks will provide you with a solid, long term Network-Attached Storage solution ranging from simply media file access, Apple Time Machine, complex Surveillance and Synchronisation abilities, as well as the utilization of VMware and ISCSI.

Vital Statistics (per drive)

  • Model Number: ST2000VN004
  • Rotation: 5900RPM
  • Interface: 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s
  • Form factor: 3.5 inch
  • Capacity: 2TB
  • Cache: 64MB
  • Warranty: 3yr

Back of the Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451+-2G box (the connections)

back of Qnap Desktop NAS

  • LAN Network Port / Ethernet Port – Giving your Qnap storage device to both send, receive and manipulate files over the internet. However that is just the tip of the iceberg. Via the connection of devices such as IP camera, mobile apps and other system tools, you can use multi-purpose applications for homes, small business and enterprises uses.
  • USB 3.0 – The newer and faster evolution of Universal Serial Bus, USB 3.0, can transfer data at up to 5Gb per second. Now becoming commonplace, you can transfer data between devices such as external hard-drives and flash storage keys. In more advanced, larger devices you are able to connect peripherals such as mice and keyboards to the enclosure, however we highly recommend contacting the manufacturers website here for more details on connectivity and compatibility
  • USB 2.0 - A common connection in most devices, USB or Universal Serial Bus gives your Qnap the ability to data between devices such as external hard drives and flash storage keys at up to 480Mb per second. In some larger, more advanced enclosures, you are able to connect peripherals such as keyboards and mice to a Storage enclosure, however we recommend contacting the manufacturers website here for more details on compatibility.
  • HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) – Access your Qnap NAS via a visual device, such as a HD TV or Monitor to giving you direct access to your Network Attached Storage device. Useful if your Network Connectivity has dropped and you require access to your files in the absence of a network/Internet connection.

Free Qnap Desktop NAS SpanStor Build & Test

You can have JBOD,RAID 0,RAID 1,RAID 5,RAID 6,RAID 10 set up on Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451+-2G. We offer our completely free and highly recommended SpanStor build service for your Qnap 4-bay enclosure. We ensure that your Qnap box and Seagate drives are in perfect working order before we send it out, at no additional cost. That's not all. We can install the latest Qnap firmware or even construct a custom build from the ground up! Depending on the nature and complexity of the setup you request, this can take from a few minutes to a few hours, all done here at SPAN, thereby saving you time and money.
Possible RAID options for your Qnap 4-bay box are explained below.
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Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451+-2G RAID options

  • JBOD- is a cost-effective network storage solution. If you have a lot of temporarily data to store, JBODs are an economical solution. Mind that the data is not critical or you have an effective backup scheme in place. JBOD is either a single or number of disks which are grouped together and presented to the Operating System as a single volume, called 'Spanning'. If you lose a single disk in the JBOD then you possibly will lose data, as the concept of a JBOD does not include not fault tolerance.
  • RAID 0 is ideal for non-critical storage of data that have to be read/written at a high speed, such as on a video editing station or an image retouching. RAID 0 offers great performance, both in read and write operations. All storage capacity is used, there is no overhead.
  • RAID 1 (mirrored drive) is ideal for critical storage, like accounting systems. It is also suitable for small servers in which only two data drives will be used (disc mirroring). It offers excellent read speed and a write-speed that is comparable to that of a single drive. In case a drive fails, data do not have to be rebuild, they just have to be copied to the replacement drive (mirroring hdd ). It can be used as back up mirror.
  • RAID 5 combines efficient storage with excellent security and decent performance. It is ideal for file and application servers that have a limited number of data drives. Very fast read data transactions while write data transactions are bit slower. In case if drive fails, you still have access to all data, even while the failed drive is being replaced and system rebuilds the data on the new drive.
  • RAID 6 combines efficient storage with excellent security and decent performance. Similar to RAID 5, read data transactions are very fast. Two drives can fail and you still have access to all data, even while the failed drives are being replaced. It makes it more secure.
  • RAID 10 combines pros and cons of RAID 0 and RAID 1 in one single system. If one drive fails, the rebuild time is very fast because data being copied from the surviving mirror to a new drive.

Choose your RAID here ->

Qnap Desktop NAS as a media server

Plex Server on Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451+-2G gives you centralized home media playback system streaming its media to your Smart phone, tablet or TV over the internet or local network.

Plex on Qnap Desktop NAS provides free services:

  • Watch media while on the go
  • Share your content from your Qnap Desktop NAS with friends or family
  • Bookmark media for later viewing
  • Recommend an item to a friend

Plex is available for many connected devices including: Amazon Fire TV, Android "stick" devices, GoogleTV enabled HDTVs or devices, Roku and Samsung Smart TV.

AirPlay. You can stream your media content directly on a TV via Apple TV using app like QAirplay. It is saving the energy of your mobile device by bypassing your mobile device.

Spanstor Build And Test
If you buy this Qnap Desktop NAS and hard drives we do free build and test for the unit and hard drives. So you can use this device straight out of the box. All free of charge in TS-451+-2G price.
Same Day and Next Day Delivery available in UK and fast WorldWide delivery for products in stock.
FREE Business Quotes available for products with specific requirements or quantities. Often cheaper than Amazon.

Qnap TS-451+-2G Desktop NAS expansion units


When running out of hard drive capacity on the Qnap, UX-500P provides an easy way to immediately scale capacity up to 40TB by additional 5 hard drives. The RAID volume on the Qnap Desktop NAS can be expanded directly without having to reformat the existing hard drives, ensuring it continues its service during the capacity expansion.
Qnap TS-451+-2G expansion UX-500P More Info
When running out of hard drive capacity on the Qnap, UX-800P provides an easy way to immediately scale capacity up to 64TB by additional 8 hard drives. The RAID volume on the Qnap Desktop NAS can be expanded directly without having to reformat the existing hard drives, ensuring it continues its service during the capacity expansion.
Qnap TS-451+-2G expansion UX-800P More Info


Find Qnap Expansion Unit Compatibility List ->



Qnap TS-451+-2G Desktop NAS RAM / Card upgrade options



Qnap RAM-2GDR3L-SO-1600 expansion RAM-2GDR3L-SO-1600 RAM-2GDR3L-SO-1600 More Info
Qnap RAM-4GDR3L-SO-1600 expansion RAM-4GDR3L-SO-1600 RAM-4GDR3L-SO-1600 More Info

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Add two Gigabit Ethernet ports and a USB 3.0 pass-through port to your laptop through a single USB 3.0 port


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10 Times faster Network with 10GbE



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How to install Kodi and Netflix on your QNAP NAS in 2017
Our Brief Guide to installing KODI on your NAS
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Qnap TS-451+-2G Compatible UPS:
APC Smart-UPS SMT750I 750VA 230V, LCD, Tower
APC Smart-UPS SMT1000I 1000VA 230V, LCD, Tower
APC Smart-UPS SMT1500I 1500VA 230V, LCD, Tower
APC Smart-UPS SMT2200I 2200VA 230V, LCD, Tower
APC Smart-UPS SMT3000I 3000VA 230V, LCD, Tower



Specifications
Specifications

General

Stock code IBQ-451P
Brand Qnap
Series Desktop NAS
Model TS-451+-2G
Type 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (2GB RAM)
UPC 885022009022
ROHS Y
Date added 03/09/2015

TS-451+-2G Spec Information

Form factor / drive height 177x180x235mm
Platter size 3.5"
Platter (alternate) 2.5"
Cache 2GB
Guarantee 2yr
Processor Intel Celeron J1900 2.0GHz Quad Core (up to 2.42GHz)
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net) 1879
Total Drives 4
RAID 0:1:5:6:JBOD:
RAID Levels Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0/1/5/6/10, RAID 5 + Hot Spare, Global Hot Spare Drive

TS-451+-2G Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
LANLANExternal2
SATASATA 7-pin Discrete with PowerInternal4
USB3USB3 type A (host)External2
USB2USB2 type A (host)External2

Software

TS-451+-2G Speed

Speed/RPM 6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)

Physical

Colour Black
Weight (kg) 4.3kg
Weight (bare) 3kg
External Length (mm) 390cm
External Width (mm) 320cm
External Height (mm) 300cm
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Qnap TS-451+-2G Desktop NAS 8TB 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (2GB RAM) (4 X 2TB Seagate IronWolf (NAS))


spantv reviewOur Review:

8

OVERALL

DESIGN rating score 8.00

FEATURES rating score 8.00

PERFORMANCE rating score 8.00

VALUE FOR MONEY
rating score 8.00
  PROS
designSecond only to the QNAP TS-453A, the QNAP TS-451+ is one of the best 4-bay NAS units from QNAP in the market this 2016. The design is the result of years of chassis design in previous unit and is very easy on the eye. A good combination of plastic and metal throughout where it counts.
featuresWith the exception of 4K transcoding and AES-NI level encryption, this NAS can do everything! Of course if you want things done to an enterprise level, then you should go for some bigger units, but you will be hard pushed to find a better 4 bay NAS for Plex Media Server NAS use, Virtual Machines and All things NAS - particularly at just over £200 to buy this NAS
performanceeasily a front runner in the 4-BAY NAS market for performance across all NAS use types. In this league of excellence you will find the QNAP TS-453A-4G and the Synology DS716+ NAS. Any of these 3 NAS devices will give you first class Network Attached Storage performance
valueFor just over £280 you will be hard pushed to find a better 4-bay NAS. Add to that the ever versatile QNAP operating system and the wealth of features that it offers.

  CONS
designOnly available in Black/Grey - So you Mac fans of everything in brushed silver or white will be disappointed
featuresJust the lack of AES-NI encryption to speed up encrypted data transmissions is missing
performanceThe only remark I can make about performance is that it is only slightly (and I really mean slightly...like teeny tiny) less user-friendly than the Synology DS716+
valueSuited to all operating systems but those in the Mac community might want to cast a glance at the Synology DS716+ first

Qnap TS-451+-2G logo

The Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451+-2G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (2GB RAM) 8TBis Network Attached NAS Storage device. It features a Intel Celeron J1900 2.0GHz Quad Core (up to 2.42GHz) CPU and with 2GB RAM providing outstanding performance for those looking for a cost effective Network Storage option. This Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451+-2G is backed with Qnap’s 2yr limited warranty.

Out of the box this NAS can handle 4 x 3.5" hard drives / SSDs, giving it a maximum capacity of 56TB via 14TB drives.

Key Features

  • Pre-populated with 8TB of storage capacity (includes 4x 2TB Seagate IronWolf (NAS) HDD)
  • RAID Levels: 0:1:5:6:JBOD:
  • Intel Celeron J1900 2.0GHz Quad Core (up to 2.42GHz) CPU
  • 2GB Random Access Memory (RAM)
  • 6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)
  • Use the Desktop NAS TS-451+-2G as a PC with exclusive QvPC Technology
  • Arrives with 2yr warranty for enclosure and 3yr warranty for hard drives

Virtual Machine. Another advantage of the Qnap Desktop NAS is a solid framework for utilizing Virtualisation and VMware. More than traditional storage, this gives you the ability to create multiple Virtual PC Desktop interfaces for shared users via their browsers and more.



Includes Seagate IronWolf (NAS) 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s Hard Drives

This Qnap NAS includes the best Seagate hard drives to work with this box. The perfect foundation for building maximum density server to be run 24/7.
Seagate NAS drives have been rigorously tested in high read and write Network Attached Storage Environments. This results in increased performance and efficiency within your TS-451+-2G NAS server device.

Combining Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451+-2G and 4 Seagate hard disks will provide you with a solid, long term Network-Attached Storage solution ranging from simply media file access, Apple Time Machine, complex Surveillance and Synchronisation abilities, as well as the utilization of VMware and ISCSI.

Vital Statistics (per drive)

  • Model Number: ST2000VN004
  • Rotation: 5900RPM
  • Interface: 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s
  • Form factor: 3.5 inch
  • Capacity: 2TB
  • Cache: 64MB
  • Warranty: 3yr

Back of the Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451+-2G box (the connections)

back of Qnap Desktop NAS

  • LAN Network Port / Ethernet Port – Giving your Qnap storage device to both send, receive and manipulate files over the internet. However that is just the tip of the iceberg. Via the connection of devices such as IP camera, mobile apps and other system tools, you can use multi-purpose applications for homes, small business and enterprises uses.
  • USB 3.0 – The newer and faster evolution of Universal Serial Bus, USB 3.0, can transfer data at up to 5Gb per second. Now becoming commonplace, you can transfer data between devices such as external hard-drives and flash storage keys. In more advanced, larger devices you are able to connect peripherals such as mice and keyboards to the enclosure, however we highly recommend contacting the manufacturers website here for more details on connectivity and compatibility
  • USB 2.0 - A common connection in most devices, USB or Universal Serial Bus gives your Qnap the ability to data between devices such as external hard drives and flash storage keys at up to 480Mb per second. In some larger, more advanced enclosures, you are able to connect peripherals such as keyboards and mice to a Storage enclosure, however we recommend contacting the manufacturers website here for more details on compatibility.
  • HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) – Access your Qnap NAS via a visual device, such as a HD TV or Monitor to giving you direct access to your Network Attached Storage device. Useful if your Network Connectivity has dropped and you require access to your files in the absence of a network/Internet connection.

Free Qnap Desktop NAS SpanStor Build & Test

You can have JBOD,RAID 0,RAID 1,RAID 5,RAID 6,RAID 10 set up on Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451+-2G. We offer our completely free and highly recommended SpanStor build service for your Qnap 4-bay enclosure. We ensure that your Qnap box and Seagate drives are in perfect working order before we send it out, at no additional cost. That's not all. We can install the latest Qnap firmware or even construct a custom build from the ground up! Depending on the nature and complexity of the setup you request, this can take from a few minutes to a few hours, all done here at SPAN, thereby saving you time and money.
Possible RAID options for your Qnap 4-bay box are explained below.

Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451+-2G RAID options

  • JBOD- is a cost-effective network storage solution. If you have a lot of temporarily data to store, JBODs are an economical solution. Mind that the data is not critical or you have an effective backup scheme in place. JBOD is either a single or number of disks which are grouped together and presented to the Operating System as a single volume, called 'Spanning'. If you lose a single disk in the JBOD then you possibly will lose data, as the concept of a JBOD does not include not fault tolerance.
  • RAID 0 is ideal for non-critical storage of data that have to be read/written at a high speed, such as on a video editing station or an image retouching. RAID 0 offers great performance, both in read and write operations. All storage capacity is used, there is no overhead.
  • RAID 1 (mirrored drive) is ideal for critical storage, like accounting systems. It is also suitable for small servers in which only two data drives will be used (disc mirroring). It offers excellent read speed and a write-speed that is comparable to that of a single drive. In case a drive fails, data do not have to be rebuild, they just have to be copied to the replacement drive (mirroring hdd ). It can be used as back up mirror.
  • RAID 5 combines efficient storage with excellent security and decent performance. It is ideal for file and application servers that have a limited number of data drives. Very fast read data transactions while write data transactions are bit slower. In case if drive fails, you still have access to all data, even while the failed drive is being replaced and system rebuilds the data on the new drive.
  • RAID 6 combines efficient storage with excellent security and decent performance. Similar to RAID 5, read data transactions are very fast. Two drives can fail and you still have access to all data, even while the failed drives are being replaced. It makes it more secure.
  • RAID 10 combines pros and cons of RAID 0 and RAID 1 in one single system. If one drive fails, the rebuild time is very fast because data being copied from the surviving mirror to a new drive.

Choose your RAID here ->

Qnap Desktop NAS as a media server

Plex Server on Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451+-2G gives you centralized home media playback system streaming its media to your Smart phone, tablet or TV over the internet or local network.

Plex on Qnap Desktop NAS provides free services:

  • Watch media while on the go
  • Share your content from your Qnap Desktop NAS with friends or family
  • Bookmark media for later viewing
  • Recommend an item to a friend

Plex is available for many connected devices including: Amazon Fire TV, Android "stick" devices, GoogleTV enabled HDTVs or devices, Roku and Samsung Smart TV.

AirPlay. You can stream your media content directly on a TV via Apple TV using app like QAirplay. It is saving the energy of your mobile device by bypassing your mobile device.

Spanstor Build And Test
If you buy this Qnap Desktop NAS and hard drives we do free build and test for the unit and hard drives. So you can use this device straight out of the box. All free of charge in TS-451+-2G price.
Same Day and Next Day Delivery available in UK and fast WorldWide delivery for products in stock.
FREE Business Quotes available for products with specific requirements or quantities. Often cheaper than Amazon.

Qnap TS-451+-2G Desktop NAS expansion units


When running out of hard drive capacity on the Qnap, UX-500P provides an easy way to immediately scale capacity up to 40TB by additional 5 hard drives. The RAID volume on the Qnap Desktop NAS can be expanded directly without having to reformat the existing hard drives, ensuring it continues its service during the capacity expansion.
Qnap TS-451+-2G expansion UX-500P More Info
When running out of hard drive capacity on the Qnap, UX-800P provides an easy way to immediately scale capacity up to 64TB by additional 8 hard drives. The RAID volume on the Qnap Desktop NAS can be expanded directly without having to reformat the existing hard drives, ensuring it continues its service during the capacity expansion.
Qnap TS-451+-2G expansion UX-800P More Info


Find Qnap Expansion Unit Compatibility List ->



Qnap TS-451+-2G Desktop NAS RAM / Card upgrade options



Qnap RAM-2GDR3L-SO-1600 expansion RAM-2GDR3L-SO-1600 RAM-2GDR3L-SO-1600 More Info
Qnap RAM-4GDR3L-SO-1600 expansion RAM-4GDR3L-SO-1600 RAM-4GDR3L-SO-1600 More Info

Double your speed with Link Aggregation



Find Out More->



Add two Gigabit Ethernet ports and a USB 3.0 pass-through port to your laptop through a single USB 3.0 port


Find Out More->

10 Times faster Network with 10GbE



Find Out More->






How to install Kodi and Netflix on your QNAP NAS in 2017
Our Brief Guide to installing KODI on your NAS
how to install kodi on qnap


Specifications

General

Stock code IBQ-451P
Brand Qnap
Series Desktop NAS
Model TS-451+-2G
Type 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (2GB RAM)
UPC 885022009022
ROHS Y
Date added 03/09/2015

TS-451+-2G Spec Information

Form factor / drive height 177x180x235mm
Platter size 3.5"
Platter (alternate) 2.5"
Cache 2GB
Guarantee 2yr
Processor Intel Celeron J1900 2.0GHz Quad Core (up to 2.42GHz)
CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net) 1879
Total Drives 4
RAID 0:1:5:6:JBOD:
RAID Levels Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0/1/5/6/10, RAID 5 + Hot Spare, Global Hot Spare Drive

TS-451+-2G Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
LANLANExternal2
SATASATA 7-pin Discrete with PowerInternal4
USB3USB3 type A (host)External2
USB2USB2 type A (host)External2

Software

TS-451+-2G Speed

Speed/RPM 6Gb/s to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)

Physical

Colour Black
Weight (kg) 4.3kg
Weight (bare) 3kg
External Length (mm) 390cm
External Width (mm) 320cm
External Height (mm) 300cm
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Synology RackStation NAS RS816 4-Bay (no RAIL KIT)
Synology RackStation NAS RS816 4-Bay (no RAIL KIT)
ex.VAT £411.00
inc.VAT £493.20

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Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451A-4G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (4GB RAM) + USB QuickAccess
Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451A-4G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (4GB RAM) + USB QuickAccess
ex.VAT £404.00
inc.VAT £484.80

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Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451A-2G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (2GB RAM) + USB QuickAccess
Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451A-2G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (2GB RAM) + USB QuickAccess
ex.VAT £361.00
inc.VAT £433.20

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Synology DiskStation NAS DS416play 4-Bay
Synology DiskStation NAS DS416play 4-Bay
ex.VAT £347.00
inc.VAT £416.40

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Qnap Desktop NAS TVS-682-i3-8G 6-Bay (4x 3.5", 2x 2.5"), RAID 0/1/5/6 (8GB RAM, Core i3)
Qnap Desktop NAS TVS-682-i3-8G 6-Bay (4x 3.5", 2x 2.5"), RAID 0/1/5/6 (8GB RAM, Core i3)
ex.VAT £1,088.00
inc.VAT £1,305.60

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Synology Slim DiskStation NAS DS416slim 4-Bay, 2.5"
Synology Slim DiskStation NAS DS416slim 4-Bay, 2.5"
ex.VAT £251.00
inc.VAT £301.20

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Qnap Desktop NAS TS-453A-8G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (8GB RAM)
Qnap Desktop NAS TS-453A-8G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (8GB RAM)
ex.VAT £452.00
inc.VAT £542.40

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Qnap Desktop NAS TS-453A-4G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (4GB RAM)
Qnap Desktop NAS TS-453A-4G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (4GB RAM)
Stock code: IBQ-453A-4G
Quick code: 52841
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ex.VAT £385.00
inc.VAT £462.00

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Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451+-8G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (8GB RAM)
Qnap Desktop NAS TS-451+-8G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (8GB RAM)
ex.VAT £522.00
inc.VAT £626.40

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Qnap Desktop NAS TVS-463-8G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (8GB RAM)
Qnap Desktop NAS TVS-463-8G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (8GB RAM)
ex.VAT £641.00
inc.VAT £769.20

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Qnap Desktop NAS TVS-471-i3-4G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (4GB RAM, Core i3)
Qnap Desktop NAS TVS-471-i3-4G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (4GB RAM, Core i3)
ex.VAT £874.00
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Qnap Desktop NAS TVS-463-4G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (4GB RAM)
Qnap Desktop NAS TVS-463-4G 4-Bay, RAID 0/1/5/6 (4GB RAM)
ex.VAT £589.00
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Synology RackStation NAS RS815RP+ 4-Bay, 2x PSU (no RAIL KIT)
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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.


 

09/02/2016 | | GB Flag |
Hi. Some have found ts451+ with 8gb is not enough for transcoding to iPhone. Drop frames etc. Any suggestions.on which qnap will cope without going for tvs. And Us$2,000 +. Excl of drives

I would recommend the TS-453 PRO if you can still get it (as it is end of life with many retailers) of the 4K supported TS-453A-8G. A link to the newer unit can be found here https://www.span.com/product/Qnap-Desktop-NAS-TS-453A-8G-4-Bay-RAID-0-1-5-6-8GB-RAM-~52842

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