QNAP TS-431X Ethernet LAN Tower Black NAS

Quick Overview:

TS-431X, Alpine AL-212 1.7GHz, 2GB DDR3 RAM, 512MB NAND, 1x SFP+, 2x RJ-45, 3x USB 3.0, 169 x 160 x 219 mm, 3000 g

Be the first to review this product

| SKU: TS-431X-2G | EAN: 4713213511084 | MANUFACTURER: QNAP

Availability: In stock

£312.58

Availability: In stock. Usually ships same business day.

Features and Benefits

The TS-431X supports 4 hard drives and comes with a built-in 10GbE SFP+ port for rigorous data processing, providing a cost-effective storage solution for demanding everyday business tasks. Powered by the QTS operating system, the TS-431X provides versatile all-in-one server functionalities and unique features including Container Station, which facilitates Internet of Things (IoT) development, and VJBOD (Virtual JBOD), which allows for expanding NAS capacity with another NAS. The TS-431X is an ideal entry-level NAS for businesses looking for backup, restoration, private cloud, storage for virtualization, and to future-proof their IT infrastructure for 10GbE networks.

High performance dual-core CPU with hardware encryption engine

The TS-431X is equipped with a dual-core AnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-212 1.7 GHz processor and 2GB/8GB DDR3 RAM (upgradable to 8GB). Coupled with SATA 6Gb/s, one 10GbE SFP+ LAN port and two Gigabit LAN ports, the TS-431X delivers up to 956 MB/s throughput. Supporting AES 256-bit volume-based data encryption, the TS-431X provides excellent encrypted speeds of up to 312 MB/s, boosting system performance & security while ensuring the safety of sensitive business data stored in the NAS.

10GbE-ready with built-in 10GbE SFP+ port

The TS-431X not only provides two inbuilt Gigabit Ethernet ports but also one 10GbE SFP+ port to fully support 10GbE high-speed networks, capable of delivering lightning-fast throughput for businesses that demand higher bandwidth for virtualization and fast backup & restoration for an ever-growing amount of data.

SSD cache acceleration

The TS-431X supports SSD caching for all four drives to greatly boost the IOPS performance of storage volumes and increase operational efficiency. It is perfect for improving the overall workflow of IOPS-demanding applications and allows the best of both cost and performance by combining SSDs with HDDs.

Initiate your IoT app with Container Station

QNAP Container Station exclusively integrates LXC and Docker® lightweight virtualization technologies, allowing you to operate multiple isolated Linux® systems on the TS-431X as well as download apps from the built-in Docker Hub® Registry for unlimited containerized applications. What's better, Container Station supports the QIoT Containers platform that helps quickly structure your IoT environment and deployment on your private IoT cloud, boosting microservices and modernizing legacy applications to drive more business opportunities.

Simplify email management with QmailAgent

Managing massive amounts of emails can be easier as QmailAgent helps you centrally manage and switch between different email accounts. Besides composing, reading and organizing emails, you can even directly attach files from the TS-431X when composing emails. The QmailClient companion app for iOS® or Android™ works alongside QmailAgent to provide convenient access to multiple email accounts from your mobile devices. You can use QmailAgent together with Qsirch, which supports searching through the .eml files stored on the TS-431X; or quickly send emails to people and groups by using the Qcontactz app.

Take, store, share, and collaborate on notes with Notes Station

Notes Station helps organize notes for your personal and working life. You can easily edit text, insert images/files from the NAS, fine-tune images with the image-editing tool, create sharing links to share notes, backup/restore your notes with snapshots, and ensure privacy with password protection and encryption. You can also invite people to collaborate on notes for greater teamwork! Notes Station provides a safe and convenient way of taking notes that are fully under your control on your TS-431X's private cloud.

Use NAS to expand other NAS capacity with VJBOD

Besides using physical storage expansion enclosures, there is an additional option to expand NAS storage capacity. QNAP VJBOD (Virtual JBOD) is network-based JBOD, allowing you to expand the storage of a QNAP NAS with multiple QNAP NAS units. The TS-431X supports VJBOD to economically expand the storage capacity of other QNAP NAS with its unused storage, and you can simply create virtual storage pools and volumes on the virtual disks for operating NAS services.

QTS 4.3 – The most intelligent and intuitive NAS operating system

QTS enhances management efficiency, personal productivity, multimedia, and much more. New intelligent agent services have also been added to simplify system operations and management. QTS features an intelligent desktop allowing 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 working efficiency. The built-in App Center provides various install-on-demand apps to extend NAS functionality. QTS breaks the barriers of devices, platforms, and geography to bring optimized cloud experiences and incorporates advanced features.

Secure access with VPN Server & VPN Client

The new QVPN app integrates settings for VPN server and VPN client, and allows the TS-431X to be used as a VPN server with L2TP/IPsec, OpenVPN, and PPTP support, allowing you to securely access data shared within private local networks. It can also be used as a VPN Client to connect to other VPN servers (connecting multiple servers at the same time is possible) or virtual private networks through PPTP and OpenVPN for secure data transmission. You can connect devices to your NAS and the VPN server at home to access data on the LAN; via VPN Client on your NAS, for example, you can connect to VPN servers in foreign countries for accessing regionally-restricted services.
Optimized collaboration with cross-platform file sharing and sync

The TS-431X centrally stores data, logs and various files, and supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows®, Mac®, Linux®/UNIX® networks. Coupled with Qsync - a utility that turns a QNAP NAS into a safe, high-capacity data center for file synchronization - any file uploaded to the TS-431X will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops or mobile devices. You can sync shared folders and team folders for group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of team projects and collaboration.

Well-rounded backup & disaster recovery solutions

The TS-431X offers flexible backup solutions for Windows® and Mac® users, Volume/LUN snapshots (up to 256 snapshots per volume or LUN, and maximum 1,024 snapshots per NAS), Snapshot Replica and Clone. It also supports Hybrid Backup Sync that consolidates backup, restoration and synchronization functions (using RTRR, rsync, FTP, CIFS/SMB) for easily transferring data to local, remote and cloud storage spaces as a comprehensive data storage and disaster recovery plan. Supported cloud services include Amazon® Glacier, Azure™ Storage, Google Cloud Storage™, Google Drive™, Microsoft® OneDrive® for Business, Dropbox®, Amazon® Drive, Yandex® Disk, Box®, hubiC® and Amazon® S3/OpenStack Swift/WebDAV compatible services.

Comprehensive security to protect your data

In open network environments, business data may be exposed in a potential hack. The TS-431X provides numerous security options, such as antivirus, encrypted access, IP blocking, 2-step verification, and more. IT administrators can also control the access rights of each user to different folders, preventing unauthorized access to important files. The TS-431X supports AES 256-bit encryption, preventing sensitive business data from unauthorized access and breach even if the hard drives or the entire system were stolen. Windows AD server, LDAP server, and built-in LDAP service are also supported.

Qsirch - a smarter, faster way to search

The TS-431X supports Qsirch, a proprietary search engine for quickly finding files. In addition to previewing files with thumbnails, content abstract and keyword hints, Qsirch allows you to search through .eml files stored on the TS-431X and to use customized search criteria such as date, size, sender and recipient. Qsirch even remembers your search history allowing you to quickly navigate to files you've previously searched for. The Qsirch Helper extension (for Google Chrome™ and Mozilla Firefox®) can also be used to search for files on your NAS when using Google Search™. Qsirch provides a huge productivity boost by greatly reducing the time spent looking for files on the NAS.

Comprehensive surveillance solution providing 24/7 security

Surveillance Station is a professional network surveillance Video Management System (VMS) that offers a user-friendly management interface, over 3,000 compatible IP camera models, and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It supports real-time monitoring, video & audio recording and playback with a wide range of customizable settings. You can use iOS® or Android™ Vmobile app to manage the monitored channels anytime and anywhere to safeguard your office environment, or install the Vcam mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TS-431X. The TS-431X offers 2 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 30 channels by purchasing additional licenses.

- 10GbE readiness, SSD caching. and hardware-accelerated encryption
- Enjoy containerized virtualization and IoT app development with Container Station
- Build a private cloud to centrally store, backup, share and restore files
- Rich productivity apps including QmailAgent for central mail management, Notes Station for collaborative note-taking, Qsirch full-text search engine, and much more
- Use the TS-431X to expand the storage capacity of other QNAP NAS with VJBOD
- Secure access with VPN Server & VPN Client

Technical Specification

SKU TS-431X-2G
EAN 4713213511084
Specification
Storage
Online RAID migrationYes
Online RAID expansionYes
Bad block scanYes
Storage drives installedNo
Installed storage drive typeNo
Supported storage drive typesHDD,SSD
Number of storage drives supported4
Hot-swap drive baysYes
RAID supportYes
Supported file systemsFAT32,HFS+,NTFS,ext3,ext4
RAID levels0, 1, 5, 6, 10, JBOD
Supported storage drive interfacesSerial ATA,Serial ATA II,Serial ATA III
Storage drive sizes supported2.5,3.5"
Processor
Processor architectureARM Cortex-A15
Processor frequency1.7 GHz
Processor familyAnnapurna Labs
Processor modelAL212
Processor cores2
Memory
Internal memory typeDDR3
Internal memory2 GB
Maximum RAM supported8 GB
Memory slots1
Flash memory512 MB
Networking
Ethernet LAN data rate supported (max)10000 Mbit/s
Dynamic DNS (DDNS)Yes
Ethernet LANYes
Ethernet LAN data rates10,100,1000,10000 Mbit/s
Wi-FiNo
Wake-on-LAN readyYes
Supported network protocolsCIFS/SMB, AFP v3.3, NFSv3, FTP, FTPS, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP(S), Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP, SMSC, TCP/IP, IPv4 & IPv6
Jumbo frames supportYes
iSCSI supportYes
DHCP serverYes
DHCP clientYes
WLAN adapter supportedYes
Ports & interfaces
USB portYes
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity3
Fiber ports quantity1
Fiber optic connectorSFP+
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports2
Hard drive
RAID supportYes
Supported file systemsFAT32,HFS+,NTFS,ext3,ext4
RAID levels0, 1, 5, 6, 10, JBOD
Design
Cooling typeActive
Fan diameter12 cm
Cable lock slot typeKensington
Product colourBlack
Number of fans1 fan(s)
LED indicatorsHDD,LAN,Power,Status,USB
Chassis typeTower
Cable lock slotYes
Technical details
TypeNAS
Device classSmall & Medium Business
Backup functionYes
Backup featuresCloud,iSCSI LUN
Product colourBlack
Noise level19.5 dB
Multilingual supportYes
LED indicatorsHDD,LAN,Power,Status,USB
Chassis typeTower
BuzzerYes
Number of fans1 fan(s)
Performance
Built-in iTunes serverYes
Built-in FTP serverYes
System logYes
Share folderCIFS/SMB
S.M.A.R.T. supportYes
Hot spareYes
Browser supportedInternet Explorer 10+, Firefox 8+, Safari 4+, Chrome
Mac compatibilityYes
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)Yes
TypeNAS
Device classSmall & Medium Business
Backup functionYes
Backup featuresCloud,iSCSI LUN
On/off switchYes
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10 Education,Windows 10 Education x64,Windows 10 Enterprise,Windows 10 Enterprise x64,Windows 10 Home,Windows 10 Home x64,Windows 10 IOT Core,Windows 10 Pro,Windows 10 Pro x64,Windows 7 Enterprise,Windows 7 Enterprise x64,Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 8,Windows 8 Enterprise,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Pro,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64
Server operating systems supportedWindows Server 2003,Windows Server 2008 R2,Windows Server 2012,Windows Server 2012 R2
Mac operating systems supportedMac OS X 10.0 Cheetah,Mac OS X 10.1 Puma,Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan,Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra,Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar,Mac OS X 10.3 Panther,Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger,Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard,Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard,Mac OS X 10.7 Lion,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Linux operating systems supportedYes
Web-based managementYes
Security algorithms256-bit AES,HTTPS,SNMP,SSH,SSL/TLS
Reset buttonYes
Operating system version4.3
Operating system installedQNAP Turbo System
Noise level19.5 dB
Multilingual supportYes
BuzzerYes
Access Control List (ACL)Yes
Cooling
Cooling typeActive
Fan diameter12 cm
Fan voltage12 V
Number of fans1 fan(s)
Security
Cable lock slot typeKensington
Security algorithms256-bit AES,HTTPS,SNMP,SSH,SSL/TLS
Cable lock slotYes
Access Control List (ACL)Yes
Software
Mac compatibilityYes
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10 Education,Windows 10 Education x64,Windows 10 Enterprise,Windows 10 Enterprise x64,Windows 10 Home,Windows 10 Home x64,Windows 10 IOT Core,Windows 10 Pro,Windows 10 Pro x64,Windows 7 Enterprise,Windows 7 Enterprise x64,Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 8,Windows 8 Enterprise,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Pro,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64
Server operating systems supportedWindows Server 2003,Windows Server 2008 R2,Windows Server 2012,Windows Server 2012 R2
Mac operating systems supportedMac OS X 10.0 Cheetah,Mac OS X 10.1 Puma,Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan,Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra,Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar,Mac OS X 10.3 Panther,Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger,Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard,Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard,Mac OS X 10.7 Lion,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Linux operating systems supportedYes
Operating system version4.3
Operating system installedQNAP Turbo System
Management features
On/off switchYes
Web-based managementYes
Reset buttonYes
Power
Output voltage12 V
Power supply locationExternal
Power supply unit (PSU) capacity90 W
Fan voltage12 V
Power consumption (typical)26.7 W
Number of power supply units1
External power adapterYes
Power managementYes
Weight & dimensions
Width160 mm
Depth219 mm
Height169 mm
Weight3 kg
Packaging content
Quick installation guideYes
External power adapterYes
Cables includedAC,LAN (RJ-45)
System requirements
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 10 Education,Windows 10 Education x64,Windows 10 Enterprise,Windows 10 Enterprise x64,Windows 10 Home,Windows 10 Home x64,Windows 10 IOT Core,Windows 10 Pro,Windows 10 Pro x64,Windows 7 Enterprise,Windows 7 Enterprise x64,Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 8,Windows 8 Enterprise,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Pro,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64
Server operating systems supportedWindows Server 2003,Windows Server 2008 R2,Windows Server 2012,Windows Server 2012 R2
Mac operating systems supportedMac OS X 10.0 Cheetah,Mac OS X 10.1 Puma,Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan,Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra,Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar,Mac OS X 10.3 Panther,Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger,Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard,Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard,Mac OS X 10.7 Lion,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Linux operating systems supportedYes
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)0 - 40 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)5 - 95%
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certifiedYes
Packaging data
Cables includedAC,LAN (RJ-45)
Other features
Power managementYes
Manufacturer QNAP
Reviews No
PDF Url http://objects.icecat.biz/objects/mmo_35767186_1487750388_6385_19271.pdf

Recommended Products