The 10GbE-built-in TS-EC1280U R2 NAS Receives Significant Feedback from Business Users

The 10GbE-built-in TS-EC1280U R2 NAS Receives Significant Feedback from Business Users

TS-EC1280U R2

Taipei, Taiwan, August 15, 2016 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce that the enterprise-class rackmount TS-EC1280U R2 NAS has received significant feedback from business users. With two built-in SFP+ based 10GbE ports while keeping the same price tag as the previous TS-EC1280U, the TS-EC1280U R2 enhances IOPS-demanding applications such as virtualization, databases, multimedia online editing, and large file transfer workflows.

The TS-EC1280U R2 provides models powered by an Intel® Xeon® E3-1246 v3 3.5 GHz processor and 4GB DDR3 ECC RAM, and further adds options with an Intel® Core™ i3 3.5 GHz processor and 8GB DDR3 non-ECC or 4GB DDR3 ECC RAM. The powerful hardware specification of TS-EC1280U R2 makes it a reliable and optimal storage solution for business applications and large-scale storage projects. Moreover, the TS-EC1280U R2 offers not only four inbuilt Gigabit Ethernet ports but also two 10GbE SFP+ ports to fully support 10GbE high-speed networks, providing businesses with more options to satisfy demands for high-speed Ethernet solutions.

10GbE networks are essential for businesses that demand high bandwidth for virtualization and fast backup/restoration for an ever-growing amount of data. The 10GbE-ready TS-EC1280U R2 allows greater deployment of services and provides an immediate boost to overall network performance. For more information about 10GbE connectivity, check out the QNAP 10GbE NAS Solution.

TS-EC1280U R2 Product Comparison:

CPUIntel® Xeon® E3-1246 v3 Quad-core processorIntel® Xeon® E3-1230 v2 Quad-core processor
(EOL by Intel ARK Website)
Intel® Xeon® E3-1230 v2 Quad-core processor
(EOL by Intel ARK Website)
LAN Ports4 x GbE ports
2 x 10 GbE SFP+ ports (40Gbe is optional)
4 x GbE ports4 x GbE ports
Storage ExpansionMax. 144 hard drivesMax. 36 hard drivesMax. 36 hard drives
PCIe expansion slots211
Power SupplyRedundant PowerSingle PowerRedundant Power
Auto tieringYesNoNo
Virtualization StationYesNoNo


About QNAP

QNAP Systems, Inc., as its brand promise “Quality Network Appliance Provider”, aims to deliver comprehensive offerings of cutting edge network attached storage (NAS) and network video recorder (NVR) solutions featured with ease-of-use, robust operation, large storage capacity, and trustworthy reliability. QNAP integrates technologies and designs to bring forth quality products that effectively improve business efficiency on file sharing, virtualization applications, storage management and surveillance in the business environments, as well as enrich entertainment life for home users with the offering of a fun multimedia center experience. Headquartered in Taipei, QNAP delivers its solutions to the global market with nonstop innovation and passion.

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