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QNAP Turbo NAS TS-431U NAS Server
Part number: TS-431U-US Manufacturer: QNAP
QNAP Turbo NAS TS-431U NAS Server - Freescale Cortex A9 Dual-core (2 Core) 1.20 GHz - 4 x Total Bays - 1 GB RAM DDR3 SDRAM - Serial ATA/600 - RAID Supported JBOD, 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 5+Spare - 4 x 2.5"/3.5" Bay - Gigabit Ethernet - eSATA - Network (RJ-45) - 5 x USB Ports - 1 - 4 USB 3.0 Port(s) - QTS 4.1 - TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6, DHCP, NTP, CIFS/SMB, AFP 3.3, NFSv3, FTP, FTPS, SFTP, ... - 1U - Rack-mountable
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    General Information
    Manufacturer
    QNAP Systems
    Manufacturer Part Number
    TS-431U-US
    Manufacturer Website
    http://www.qnap.com
    Manufacturer Website Address
    Brand Name
    QNAP
    Product Line
    Turbo NAS
    Product Series
    TS-x31
    Product Model
    TS-431U
    Product Name
    Turbo NAS TS-431U NAS Server
    Marketing Information
    The 4-bay TS-431U offers the optimal price/performance in a compact 1U chassis network storage server for file sharing, backup, synchronization, remote access, and more. Powered by an advanced ARM® Cortex®-A9 dual-core processor and 1GB RAM, the TS-431U delivers outstanding multitasking performance as a business NAS featuring four USB 3.0 and dual Gigabit LAN ports while maintaining low power consumption for 24/7 always-on usage. See how the TS-431U can enhance your working productivity & offers a private cloud for accessing data easily and securely.
    • Organize & manage files and backup tasks in one centralized location
    • Full NAS encryption by volume-based technology and hardware acceleration
    • Synchronize files between computers, laptops, and mobile devices
    • Create a 24/7 surveillance center for business environment
    • Build a private cloud-based notebook to share with group members with the Notes Station and Qnotes mobile app
    • Stream multimedia library via DLNA, AirPlay & Chromecast and watch on TV
    Dual-core processor delivers high performance

    Equipped with powerful yet energy-efficient ARM Cortex-A9 dual-core 1.2GHz processor and 1GB DDR3 RAM, the TS-431U is a high-performance NAS for small and home offices, providing high performance of up to 148 MB/s read & 119 MB/s write throughput. The TS-431U's enhanced hardware-based encryption and decryption engine provides transfer speeds of over 33 MB/s with AES-256 bit full NAS volume encryption, boosting system performance & security while ensuring the safety of sensitive personal data stored in the TS-431U.

    High efficiency with dual LAN support

    The TS-431U supports multiple port-trunking modes, enabling IT administrators to set up link aggregation to increase total data transmission capability. Failover and dual IP are also supported to ensure continuous system operations. The supported port-trunking modes include: Balance-rr (Round-Robin), Active Backup, Balance XOR, Broadcast, IEEE 802.3ad, Balance-tlb (Adaptive Transmit Load Balancing) and Balance-alb (Adaptive Load Balancing).

    QTS - Simple and efficient

    Thanks to QTS intuitive user interface, system operations of the TS-431U are smooth and handy. Its intelligent desktop allows you to find desired functions quickly, 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.

    Enhance productivity with multiple USB 3.0 ports

    Equipped with four SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports, the TS-431U allows you to flexibly arrange tasks with a wide range of external devices without interrupting your current workflow. You can back up files to USB drives, access data stored on SD cards via USB card readers, share up to 3 printers via network, and connect to a UPS to ensure a continual power supply.

    Well-rounded backup solutions to secure data

    QNAP's NetBak Replicator supports real-time and scheduled data backup for Windows (including Outlook email archiving) and Mac OS X users can use Time Machine to effortlessly back up data to the TS-431U. The front panel USB port features a one-touch-copy function for you to instantly back up data on external drives to the TS-431U or alternatively to back up data from the TS-431U to external drives. A wide range of third-party backup software such as Acronis® True Image and Symantec® Backup Exec are also supported.

    Product Type
    NAS Server
    Storage
    Number of Hard Drive Install
    No
    Number of Hard Drives Installed
    Additional Product Specifications
    Full Product Specifications
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer
    Freescale
    Processor Type
    Cortex A9
    Processor Core
    Dual-core (2 Core)
    Processor Speed
    1.20 GHz
    Memory
    Standard Memory
    1 GB
    Memory Technology
    DDR3 SDRAM
    Network & Communication
    Ethernet Technology
    Gigabit Ethernet
    I/O Expansions
    Number of Total Expansion Bays
    4
    Number of 2.5"/3.5" Bays
    Controllers
    Controller Type
    Serial ATA/600
    RAID Support
    Yes
    RAID Supported
    RAID Levels
    JBOD
    0
    1
    5
    6
    10
    5+Spare
    JBOD
    0
    1
    5
    6
    10
    5+Spare
    Interfaces/Ports
    Total Number of USB Ports
    5
    Number of USB 2.0 Ports
    1
    Number of USB 3.0 Ports
    4
    Network (RJ-45)
    Yes
    eSATA
    Software
    Operating System
    QTS 4.1
    Management & Protocols
    Protocols
    TCP/IP
    IPv4
    IPv6
    DHCP
    NTP
    CIFS/SMB
    AFP 3.3
    NFSv3
    FTP
    FTPS
    SFTP
    TFTP
    HTTP
    HTTPS
    Telnet
    SSH
    iSCSI
    SMTP
    SMSC
    UPnP
    SSL/TLS
    FXP
    DDNS
    SNMPv2
    SNMPv3
    PPTP
    LDAP
    TCP/IP
    IPv4
    IPv6
    DHCP
    NTP
    CIFS/SMB
    AFP 3.3
    NFSv3
    FTP
    FTPS
    SFTP
    TFTP
    HTTP
    HTTPS
    Telnet
    SSH
    iSCSI
    SMTP
    SMSC
    UPnP
    SSL/TLS
    FXP
    DDNS
    SNMPv2
    SNMPv3
    PPTP
    LDAP
    Physical Characteristics
    Height
    1.7"
    1.7" (44 mm)
    1.7"
    1.7" (44 mm)
    Width
    17.3"
    17.3" (439 mm)
    17.3"
    17.3" (439 mm)
    Depth
    1637.9 ft
    1637.9 ft (499235 mm)
    1637.9 ft
    1637.9 ft (499235 mm)
    Form Factor
    Rack-mountable
    Rack Height
    1U
    Weight (Approximate)
    16.82 lb
    7.63 kg
    16.82 lb
    7.63 kg
    Miscellaneous
    Package Contents
    • Turbo NAS TS-431U NAS Server
    • 2 x Ethernet Cables
    • Quick installation guide (QIG)
    • 16 x Flat Head Screw (for 3.5" HDD)
    • 12 x Flat Head Screw (for 2.5" HDD)
    • Power Cord
    • Hard Disk Tray Key
    I/O Expansions
    Number of Total Expansion Bays
    4
    Number of 2.5"/3.5" Bays
    4
    Additional Product Specifications
    Full Product Specifications
    Software
    Operating System
    QTS 4.1
    General Information
    Manufacturer
    QNAP Systems
    Manufacturer Part Number
    TS-431U-US
    Manufacturer Website Address
    http://www.qnap.com
    Brand Name
    QNAP
    Product Line
    Turbo NAS
    Product Series
    TS-x31
    Product Model
    TS-431U
    Product Name
    Turbo NAS TS-431U NAS Server
    Marketing Information
    The 4-bay TS-431U offers the optimal price/performance in a compact 1U chassis network storage server for file sharing, backup, synchronization, remote access, and more. Powered by an advanced ARM® Cortex®-A9 dual-core processor and 1GB RAM, the TS-431U delivers outstanding multitasking performance as a business NAS featuring four USB 3.0 and dual Gigabit LAN ports while maintaining low power consumption for 24/7 always-on usage. See how the TS-431U can enhance your working productivity & offers a private cloud for accessing data easily and securely.
    • Organize & manage files and backup tasks in one centralized location
    • Full NAS encryption by volume-based technology and hardware acceleration
    • Synchronize files between computers, laptops, and mobile devices
    • Create a 24/7 surveillance center for business environment
    • Build a private cloud-based notebook to share with group members with the Notes Station and Qnotes mobile app
    • Stream multimedia library via DLNA, AirPlay & Chromecast and watch on TV
    Dual-core processor delivers high performance

    Equipped with powerful yet energy-efficient ARM Cortex-A9 dual-core 1.2GHz processor and 1GB DDR3 RAM, the TS-431U is a high-performance NAS for small and home offices, providing high performance of up to 148 MB/s read & 119 MB/s write throughput. The TS-431U's enhanced hardware-based encryption and decryption engine provides transfer speeds of over 33 MB/s with AES-256 bit full NAS volume encryption, boosting system performance & security while ensuring the safety of sensitive personal data stored in the TS-431U.

    High efficiency with dual LAN support

    The TS-431U supports multiple port-trunking modes, enabling IT administrators to set up link aggregation to increase total data transmission capability. Failover and dual IP are also supported to ensure continuous system operations. The supported port-trunking modes include: Balance-rr (Round-Robin), Active Backup, Balance XOR, Broadcast, IEEE 802.3ad, Balance-tlb (Adaptive Transmit Load Balancing) and Balance-alb (Adaptive Load Balancing).

    QTS - Simple and efficient

    Thanks to QTS intuitive user interface, system operations of the TS-431U are smooth and handy. Its intelligent desktop allows you to find desired functions quickly, 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.

    Enhance productivity with multiple USB 3.0 ports

    Equipped with four SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports, the TS-431U allows you to flexibly arrange tasks with a wide range of external devices without interrupting your current workflow. You can back up files to USB drives, access data stored on SD cards via USB card readers, share up to 3 printers via network, and connect to a UPS to ensure a continual power supply.

    Well-rounded backup solutions to secure data

    QNAP's NetBak Replicator supports real-time and scheduled data backup for Windows (including Outlook email archiving) and Mac OS X users can use Time Machine to effortlessly back up data to the TS-431U. The front panel USB port features a one-touch-copy function for you to instantly back up data on external drives to the TS-431U or alternatively to back up data from the TS-431U to external drives. A wide range of third-party backup software such as Acronis® True Image and Symantec® Backup Exec are also supported.

    Product Type
    NAS Server
    Controllers
    Controller Type
    Serial ATA/600
    RAID Supported
    Yes
    RAID Levels
    0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 5+Spare, JBOD
    Management & Protocols
    Protocols
    TCP/IP
    IPv4
    IPv6
    DHCP
    NTP
    CIFS/SMB
    AFP 3.3
    NFSv3
    FTP
    FTPS
    SFTP
    TFTP
    HTTP
    HTTPS
    Telnet
    SSH
    iSCSI
    SMTP
    SMSC
    UPnP
    SSL/TLS
    FXP
    DDNS
    SNMPv2
    SNMPv3
    PPTP
    LDAP
    Network & Communication
    Ethernet Technology
    Gigabit Ethernet
    Physical Characteristics
    Height
    1.7"
    Width
    17.3"
    Depth
    1637.9 ft
    Form Factor
    Rack-mountable
    Rack Height
    1U
    Weight (Approximate)
    16.82 lb
    Miscellaneous
    Package Contents
    • Turbo NAS TS-431U NAS Server
    • 2 x Ethernet Cables
    • Quick installation guide (QIG)
    • 16 x Flat Head Screw (for 3.5" HDD)
    • 12 x Flat Head Screw (for 2.5" HDD)
    • Power Cord
    • Hard Disk Tray Key
    Memory
    Standard Memory
    1 GB
    Memory Technology
    DDR3 SDRAM
    Interfaces/Ports
    Total Number of USB Ports
    5
    Number of USB 2.0 Ports
    1
    Number of USB 3.0 Ports
    4
    Network (RJ-45)
    Yes
    eSATA
    Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer
    Freescale
    Processor Type
    Cortex A9
    Processor Core
    Dual-core (2 Core)
    Processor Speed
    1.20 GHz