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QNAP TS-251+-2G 4TB 2 x 2TB Seagate Ironwolf 2 Bay NAS Unit with 2GB RAM TS-251+-2G/4TB-Se

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Facing the increasing demand for data storage, sharing and multimedia processing, more and more users are looking for a NAS system with good performance and an affordable price tag. The Intel® quad-core TS-251+ provides an uncompromising high-performance scalable storage solution for professional users. Powered by the intelligent QTS 4.2 operating system, the TS-251+ performs as an easy-to-use yet powerful NAS for data backup, file synchronization and sharing, remote access and multimedia applications, and is ideal for users to create a secure private cloud to access their data easily.

  • Centralize your file storage, sharing and backup with excellent performance
  • Run multiple Windows®, Linux®, UNIX® and Android™ based virtual machines with the Virtualization Station
  • Operate multiple isolated Linux® systems as well as download containerized apps with Container Station
  • Play 1080p videos with the bundled remote control and multi-channel audio pass-through via HDMI
  • Transcode Full HD videos on-the-fly or offline*
  • Stream multimedia files via DLNA®, AirPlay®, Chromecast™ and Bluetooth® with multi-zone multimedia control
  • Quickly find specific files by real-time, natural search with Qsirch
  • Scale up to 10 drives with QNAP UX-800P expansion enclosure

Quad-core 64-bit Intel® Celeron® CPU for exceptional performance

The TS-251+ is powered by a 64-bit Intel® Celeron® quad-core 2.0GHz processor and has 2GB/8GB energy-efficient DDR3L RAM (upgradable to 8GB) and dual Gigabit LAN ports, delivering up to 225 MB/s read & write speeds with port trunking mode. The TS-251+ can also automatically increase the processor's clock rate from 2.0GHz to 2.42GHz when needed for CPU-intensive tasks. The TS-251+ supports AES 256-bit volume & folder encryption with transfer speeds of up to 205 MB/s, boosting system performance & security while ensuring the safety of sensitive personal data stored in the TS-251+.

QTS 4.2 - Simple and efficient

Thanks to the intuitive user interface of QTS 4.2, your NAS experience is smarter, smoother and spectacular. Its modern flat design streamlines loading times, and the intelligent desktop allows you to quickly find desired functions, create desktop shortcuts or group shortcuts, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing greater operating efficiency. QTS breaks the barriers of devices, platforms and geography to bring optimized cloud experiences to you, and incorporates more advanced features including volume/LUN snapshot, remote connection to public cloud services in File Station, multi-zone multimedia system, and more.

Run additional operating systems on the TS-251+

The Virtualization Station transforms the TS-251+ into a 2-in-a-box NAS that can function as an all-in-one NAS and a virtualization platform that supports multiple operating systems, fast VM creation, VM backup & restoration, VM import/export, snapshot, Device Management for centrally managing VM, and enables desktop operations on web browsers. With the easy-to-use interface, you can centrally manage all of the VMs created on the TS-251+ with minimal effort. You can also download VMs on demand from online VM markets and import them to the TS-251+ without any complex procedures.

Container Station – LXC and Docker® Containers inclusive

QNAP Container Station exclusively integrates LXC and Docker® lightweight virtualization technologies, allowing you to operate multiple isolated Linux® systems on the TS-251+ as well as download apps from the built-in Docker Hub® Registry. It supports container import/export and permission settings, and features an informative dashboard and flexible user interface for you to manage multiple containers. You can experience the amazing Container Station and enjoy the playground of virtual containers with the TS-251+. Container Station also supports Online Document app, which allows you to directly view, edit and store files of various types anytime on your NAS, including Office documents, images and text files.

Real-time & offline video transcoding*

The TS-251+ delivers superior real-time Full HD video transcoding to convert your videos to formats that can be smoothly played on PCs, mobile devices and Smart TVs. It allows for multiple devices to simultaneously view different videos stored on the TS-251+ with on-the-fly hardware accelerated transcoding, saving your time in converting videos to different formats for different devices.

With the benefits of offline transcoding, if you can only connect to an Internet connection with limited/restricted bandwidth, you can still enjoy smooth videos via File Station, Video Station, or the Qfile app by selecting a pre-rendered lower-resolution video, saving system resources of the TS-251+ for other applications. The TS-251+ also allows you to set a dedicated folder for automatic video transcoding.

Enjoy media freely with multi-zone multimedia control

Use your TS-251+ as a multi-zone multimedia system to fill every corner of your house with your choice of media. You can centrally manage and stream photos, music and videos from the TS-251+ to different rooms from a single device using Bluetooth®& USB devices connected to the TS-251+ (for music streaming only), HDMI, DLNA®, Apple TV® and Chromecast™*. Every room member in different zones can enjoy the convenience and simplicity for media playback and multimedia storage.

Alternatively, to enjoy multimedia yourself, you can choose DLNA-compatible devices, use the Qfile app on an iOS® device to browse videos/photos and play on the TV via Apple TV®, or transform the TS-251+ into a powerful streaming machine with DLNA®, Roku®, Amazon® Fire TV, and Google TV™ support with the support of Plex Media Server.

  • *To stream multimedia via Chromecast, you must first install the multimedia extension pack from the QTS App Center.

Seagate IronWolf

Tough. Ready. Scalable.

For everything NAS, there’s IronWolf. Always on and always working, IronWolf is enhanced with AgileArray™ technology for optimal reliability and system agility. Multi-user technology and extreme workload rates allow IronWolf to perform and scale up with your enterprise.

AgileArray and the Power of IronWolf for Your NAS

IronWolf is built with AgileArray. NAS-optimised for the best NAS experience possible, AgileArray focuses on drive balance, RAID optimisation and power management.

  • Dual-plane balance and Rotational Vibration (RV) sensors — available on 6 TB, 8 TB and 10 TB capacities — mitigate vibration in multi-bay NAS enclosures for consistent performance and reliability
  • RAID optimisation increases performance and reliability with error recovery control for better data integrity
  • Advanced power management saves energy and delivers power when the NAS needs it most
 

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