TS-409 is the new generation network-attached storage (NAS) server dedicated to SOHO and home users. It is an all-functions-in-one server with hot-swap design and supports 4 SATA hard drives (max. 4TB capacity). TS-409 adopts high performance 500MHz CPU, 256MB DDRII large-sized memory, and Gigabit Ethernet design. The high-speed performance of the server largely enhances the file transfer rate and maintains high performance service quality in the network environment for multiple simultaneous access.
TS-409 offers advanced RAID management tools: online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration. With online RAID capacity expansion: users can select to purchase the most cost-effective hard drives for initial server setup and upgrade to larger ones in the future. All the stored data will be kept and seamlessly moved to the newly installed hard drives. There is no need to turn off the server during the process. With online RAID level migration: Users can start from one drive firstly and add more drive members to upgrade the RAID level in the future with the data retained. There is no need to turn off the server during the process.
TS-409 provides plenty of powerful functions. The intelligent backup utility NetBak Replicator is offered with multiple backup modes for data backup from multiple Windows PCs to TS-409. Other functions include the PHP, MySQL, and SQLite web and database server, encrypted remote replication, easy-to-set-up enterprise standard RAID 5 and RAID 6 for advanced redundancy, built-in DDNS, and SSH remote login. The convenient user interface enables SOHO users to install the server without the need to ask for MIS help.
For home users, TS-409 is a server with many interesting and practical home-use multimedia applications. The applications include music sharing via iTunes server, network broadcast via UPnP/ DLNA (TwonkyMedia) support, photo sharing with friends and family via the web-based album, PC-less BT download station, etc. In addition, TS-409 is compatible with various gaming consoles and mobile devices. Users can use PS3 or Xbox to play the multimedia contents stored on the server on the TV or Hi-Fi system, or listen to the music files wirelessly via PSP. They can also use the DLNA control point function of Nokia N95 to remote control media player and play the multimedia contents on NAS.
Moreover, TS-409 provides the best thermal dissipation with the smart fan and excellent mechanical design by hard disk drive bracket to make wind tunnel effect. TS-409 is power-saving and supports 24/7 non stop operation. QNAP TS-409 is undoubtedly the best choice for SOHO and home users for mass storage of multimedia contents.
Brand new user Interface available
Powerful 4-Bay All-in-one NAS Server (12-in-1 Server!)
The principle purpose of file server is for data storage and sharing. Data security and access management are the major concerns of most users. TS-409 allows server manager to create user ID and password, and define the authority and quota for each user. Thus, personal data stored on TS-409 is well protected.
Having troubles with sending large files by e-mail due to the limited capacity? You can establish your own FTP server by using TS-409. You can manage the access authority of the FTP server and share your files with your friends or customers easily in a few steps.
Data backup may sound time and effort-consuming for most users. QNAP's Turbo NAS now brings you the enterprise-class technology to make backup extremely simple and efficient! The intelligent automatic backup software, NetBak Replicator, is provided for users to perform real-time synchronization or schedule backup from multiple PCs to TS-409. Furthermore, the data in TS-409 can also be backed up to external FAT format hard drive.
Encrypted Remote Replication
Encrypted remote replication provides high level of data protection. Files can be backed up from TS-409 to other QNAP NAS products in remote locations. Advanced options including data compression, block-level incremental backup, and data synchronization are supported to optimize the bandwidth and time for data backup.
Web Server with Built-in phpMyAdmin
With the built-in phpMyAdmin, Joomla! and dual support of MySQL and SQLite, SOHO and home users can easily set up their own web server. With the editable php.ini support, there is no need of going through all the hassles of setting up a web server. You can either develop programs by yourself or download a variety of open-sourced applications, such as online shops, forums, blogs, etc., over the Internet.
TS-409 is the most affordable choice as a standalone database server for system integrators. It can be flexibly applied in various deployments such as a database server of another web server in remote site or as an additional backup database server to achieve system redundancy.
You can share your printer device over the network by simply connecting a USB printer (max. 3 sets) to TS-409 USB port and enabling the printer sharing function.
Now you can share photos with your family and friends by TS-409. By uploading your photos to TS-409, the server automatically generates a web-based photo album with thumbnails and details, such as date, resolution, focal length, and aperture. You can browse and share the digital photos in a convenient way!
UPnP Media Server (with built-in TwonkyMedia Server)
TS-409 is a perfect 4-bay media storage center and works well with DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) compliant DMA. Users can use PS3 or Xbox to play the multimedia contents stored on the server on TV or Hi-Fi system, or listen to the music files wirelessly via PSP. They can also use the DLNA control point function of Nokia N95 to remote control media player and play the multimedia contents on NAS.
Music fans and Apple enthusiasts will be certainly rocked by the coolest music-sharing feature of TS-409! All your MP3 music can be collectively stored and streamed to Mac or Windows PC. It supports the playlist which users can just turn on the iTunes program and enjoy all the music around your home network!
TS-409 serves as a continuous download machine without turning on your PC. TS-409 supports download through BT, FTP, and HTTP. For BT download, TS-409 enhances download function through DHT (Distributed Hash Tables).
The powerful P2P download management software QGet provided with QNAP's Turbo NAS series. QGet can be installed on any Windows computers for users to simultaneously manage BT, FTP, and HTTP download tasks of multiple Turbo NAS servers.
The Surveillance Station enables users to configure and connect two IP cameras simultaneously and remotely manage the functions, including real time monitoring, recording, and playback by IE browser over the Internet. Users can flexibly define the recording settings: continuous recording, motion-detection recording, and schedule recording according to their security plan. All the files are stored in AVI format with time stamp, users can easily search and play the files by Windows Media Player.
The most comprehensive support for numerous brands of IP cameras
The Surveillance Station of QNAP NAS supports all the leading network camera brands such as AXIS, D-Link, IPUX, LevelOne, Linksys, Panasonic and Vivotek etc. By using particular models, users can use two-way video and audio monitoring and recording, and smart PTZ control to control the monitoring direction via the web interface. Each of the supported cameras has been put through stringent tests with the NAS series in QNAP's laboratory to guarantee 100% compatibility and reliability with all these camera brands.
Software expansion via QPKG Center
The QPKG software package platform enables the users to maximize the usage of Turbo NAS by installing additional software packages developed by the users and community worldwide. This can be done by simple "download & install" clicking without going through any complicated process.
The Most Advanced RAID Management with Hot-swap Design
To ensure the data security, TS-409 offers advanced disk configurations for RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 5 + Spare, Single, and JBOD. Meanwhile, TS-409 supports hot-swap design which offers the non-stop and easy-to-manage service. When HDD failure occurs, the administrator can be alerted by e-mail alarm and LED indication. The failed drive can be replaced by hot swapping without turning off the server. The intelligent data rebuilding features allow users to the new drive without suffering from any system downtime.
With Online RAID Capacity Expansion, users can select to purchase the most cost-effective hard drives for initial server setup and upgrade to larger ones in the future. All the stored data will be kept and seamlessly moved to the newly installed hard drives. There is no need to turn off the server during the process.
With Online RAID Level Migration, users can start from one drive firstly and add more drive members to upgrade the RAID level in the future with the data retained. There is no need to turn off the server during the process.
S.M.A.R.T & Advanced HDD Health Scanning (HHS)
TS-409 supports Hard Disk Drive S.M.A.R.T (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) which enables users to monitor the status of hard disk drive and check the potential problems. This tool helps to prevent the unexpected failure of hard disk and avoid critical data loss. Moreover, TS-409 is embedded with HHS Technology which supports disk checking and bad blocks scanning to prevent potential data loss.
Comprehensive Event Log System
Logs of connections to TS-409 via samba, FTP, AFP, HTTP, HTTPS, Telnet, and SSH, and networking services accessed by online users are all recorded. Server managers can monitor the status of TS-409 closely.
Sharing files across Windows and Mac
TS-409 is specially designed for different users to share the files across Window and Mac environment.
Secure data storage, access, and sharing
Personal data stored on TS-409 is well protected: Server manager can create user ID and password, and define the authority and quota of each user.
IP filter control: Users can allow or deny specified IP connections to TS-409.
SSL Security (HTTPS): TS-409 can be accessed and configured by web browser securely.
Remote login your TS-409 by SSH (secure shell) or Telnet connection.
Secure FTP: Share and transmit your data over SSL/TLS (Explicit) encryption. Passive FTP port range setup is also supported.
Smart FTP policy control: The maximum number of all FTP connections and a single account can be configured.
Encrypted remote replication: Data on TS-409 can be backed up to another QNAP NAS product over the Internet securely.
Share Folder Management
Server Managers can hide or show certain folders in the directories for some security reasons while creating the folders for the first time.
One touch USB auto copy
When a USB device such as digital camera, digital camcorder, or pen drive is connected to the front panel USB port, data in the USB device can be backed up to TS-409 automatically by simply pressing the USB copy button. In the meantime, an external storage device can be connected to TS-409 via USB port for alternative data backup.
Web File Manager
TS-409 provides Web File Manager for you to easily download, upload, and manage the files on the server by web browser.
Network Recycle Bin
Can you imagine if you delete an important file on the NAS by mistake and lose it forever? You don't need to worry now! The files deleted from the network shares of the TS-409 will be moved to a particular recycle bin folder. You can restore your data anytime in case of unintended file deletion.
Built-in DDNS support
TS-409 supports dynamic DNS (DDNS). You can register a unique domain name from a DDNS service provider and assign it to your Turbo NAS. There is no more need to remember a lengthy IP address!