by Adam Armstrong

QNAP ECx80U-RP Turbo NAS Series Launched

Today QNAP systems launched four new business-class Turbo NAS models: TS-EC880U-RP, TS-EC1280U-RP, TS-EC1680U-RP, and TS-EC2480U-RP. These new Turbo NAS models can deliver scalability, up to 680TB, and high performance with throughput up 3,700 MB/s and 410,000 IOPS.

The QNAP ECx80U-RP Turbo NAS Series uses Quad-Core Intel Xeon 3.4 GHz processors to achieve their high performance. Depending on the model, users can connect multiple QNAP RAID expansion enclosures to expand their overall capacity as their business grows. Not only is there flexibility with expansion, there is also cross-platform file sharing for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This is ideal for a business without a large number of users that don’t necessarily have uniform systems.

The Turbo NAS Series has the new IT Management Station, An IT system management solution that simplifies daily tasks and IT Management. IT Management Station allows businesses to centralize their management of multi-OS and multi-site IT assets with several business applications.

The series supports several virtualization solutions such as VMware vSphere 5.5, Citrix XenServer, VMware VAAI, QNAP vSphere Client plug-in, Microsoft ODX, QNAP SMI-S and is compatible with Microsoft Hyper-V and Windows Server 2012. It also supports disaster recovery solutions such as Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure, ElephantDrive, Symform, and Google Drive and third-party back-ups like Veeam Backup & Replication, and Acronis True Image. And the QNAP App Center provides hundreds of free apps for backup, management, and communication.

QNAP ECx80U-RP Specifications:

TS-EC880U-RP:

  • 8-drive
  • 2U rackmount unit
  • Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® 3.4 GHz Processor
  • 4GB DDR3 ECC RAM (expandable to 32GB)
  • 4 x Gigabit LAN port
  • 10GbE ready (optional purchase)
  • Supports 3.5”/2.5” SATA 6Gbps hard drives/ SSD
  • Hot-swappable Drives
  • 2 x internal cache port
  • 2 x PCle expansion slots
  • 4 x USB 3.0 port

TS-EC1280U-RP:

  • 12-drive
  • 2U rackmount unit
  • Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® 3.4 GHz Processor
  • 4GB DDR3 ECC RAM (expandable to 32GB)
  • 4 x Gigabit LAN port
  • 10GbE ready (optional purchase)
  • Supports 3.5”/2.5” SATA 6Gbps hard drives/ SSD
  • Hot-swappable Drives
  • 2 x internal cache port
  • 2 x PCle expansion slots
  • 4 x USB 3.0 port

TS-EC1680U-RP:

  • 16-drive
  • 3U rackmount unit
  • Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® 3.4 GHz Processor
  • 4GB DDR3 ECC RAM (expandable to 32GB)
  • 4 x Gigabit LAN port
  • 10GbE ready (optional purchase)
  • Supports 3.5”/2.5” SATA 6Gbps hard drives/ SSD
  • Hot-swappable Drives
  • 2 x internal cache port
  • 2 x PCle expansion slots
  • 4 x USB 3.0 port

TS-EC2480U-RP:

  • 24-drive
  • 4U rackmount unit
  • Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® 3.4 GHz Processor
  • 4GB DDR3 ECC RAM (expandable to 32GB)
  • 4 x Gigabit LAN port
  • 10GbE ready (optional purchase)
  • Supports 3.5”/2.5” SATA 6Gbps hard drives/ SSD
  • Hot-swappable Drives
  • 2 x internal cache port
  • 2 x PCle expansion slots
  • 4 x USB 3.0 port

Availability and Pricing

The new QNAP ECx80U-RP Turbo NAS are available now and prices range from $1,500 to $5,900.

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