QTS-Linux Combo NAS: a well-rounded private cloud solution centralizing storage and IoT applications
In response to the coming era of Internet of Things (IoT), the TS-453A innovatively supports the open-source Linux platform as a gateway for IoT solutions to other smart devices. The TS-453A allows users to directly utilize various feature-rich Liunx apps, enjoying a private cloud combining storage and IoT applications, and professional developers can develop and run IoT applications directly on the TS-453A. The secure, reliable TS-453A is packed with business-critical features such as Volume/LUN Snapshot - allowing files/folders to revert to a previous state in case of any corruption or file-loss. The TS-453A is powered by the quad-core Intel Celeron processor which allows users to enjoy 4K (H.264) video playback and 1080p/4K video real-time transcoding directly from the TS-453A to an HD/4K display.
Supports the Linux OS with direct output via HDMI
Dual HDMI output for switching between duplicated and extended desktop options
AES-NI hardware-accelerated encryption for efficient cryptographic performance up to 412 MB/s
Supports 4K hardware decoding and transcodes 4K H.264 videos on-the-fly or offline
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NAS and iSCSI-SAN unified storage solution for virtualization
Supports VMware®, Citrix®, Microsoft® Hyper-V and advanced virtualization features
A hybrid approach to virtualization in one NAS: Virtualization Station & Container Station
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QTS-Linux dual systems, geared for the IoT era
The TS-453A’s QTS-Linux dual systems are based upon QNAP’s advanced virtualization technologies. The revolutionary architecture of the TS-453A enables users not only to download rich apps from QTS App Center but also to develop or utilize IoT packages for Linux® and display them using HDMI output. With the TS-453A, you can develop and install various IoT packages on demand and centrally store the data on the TS-453A, benefiting from a secure private storage and development solution. Simply plug in a keyboard, mouse and HDMI monitor to the TS-453A, and use the Linux Station as if you were using a PC. You can also operate the Linux Station as a remote desktop via web browser for instant management.
Intel® Celeron® N3150 quad-core CPU fulfills multi-tasking efficiency
Powered by the latest 14 nm Intel® Celeron® N3150 quad-core 1.6GHz processor, dual-channel 4/8GB DDR3L-1600 RAM (upgradable to 8GB), 4 Gigabit LAN ports and SATA 6Gb/s, the TS-453A delivers up to 414 MB/s read speed and runs tasks smoothly and quickly. The TS-453A can automatically increase the processor's clock speed from 1.6GHz to 2.08GHz when performing CPU-intensive tasks. The TS-453A features Intel® AES-NI hardware-accelerated encryption engine to drive transfer speeds of up to 412 MB/s with AES 256-bit encryption for both full NAS volume and shared folders, boosting system performance & security while ensuring the safety of sensitive business data stored in the TS-453A.
Dual HDMI outputs - Switch between HD Station and Linux desktop
The TS-453A comes with dual HDMI outputs for using two monitors in either a "duplicated" or "extended" desktop configuration. Duplicating will display the same content on both displays, and extended desktop mode allows users to display applications over two displays for improved multitasking convenience and productivity.
When displaying content using HDMI outputs, you can use the TS-453A as an amazing multimedia player by using HD Station to enjoy rich apps including Kodi, HD Player, Plex Home Theater, YouTube, Spotify, JRiver, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and more. Alternatively, you can choose to output the Linux operating system desktop to use the TS-453A as a PC.
Enjoy the best audiovisual experience on TV including a free remote control
QNAP HD Station integrates the powerful Kodi™ media player and web browser. With HDMI connectivity, you can connect the TS-453A to a HDTV or an A/V receiver to enjoy your rich multimedia content and 4K( H.264) videos with the best audiovisual experience. The splendid user interface of Kodi™, 7.1 channel audio passthrough, and the TS-453A’s powerful real-time transcoding capability facilitate smooth and enhanced playback of 4K videos. You can even watch YouTube™ videos, surf the web and manage the TS-453A using a web browser with multilingual keyboard input. HD Station supports multi-tasking and user authentication so only authorized users can access the stored data.
The TS-453A includes a QNAP remote control for you to conveniently control HD Station through its built-in IR receiver. With the help of the new smart remote control learning function, you can pair up to three TV or stereo IR remote controls and program your frequently-used buttons and functions. From now on, you'll never again live in fear of losing or damaging your dedicated remote controls. You can also turn your mobile devices into remote controls by installing the Qremote app.
QTS 4.2 – Simple, convenient and efficient
Thanks to the intuitive user interface of QTS, your NAS experience is smarter, smoother and spectacular. Its modern flat design streamlines loading times, and the 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 working efficiency. QTS breaks the barriers of devices, platforms and geography to bring optimized cloud experiences to you, and incorporates more advanced features including volume/LUN snapshot, remote connection to public cloud services in File Station, multi-zone multimedia system, and more.
Datastore for virtualized environments
The TS-453A is also an iSCSI/ IP-SAN storage that supports VMware® and Citrix®, and is compatible with Microsoft Hyper-V® and Windows Server 2012, benefiting flexible deployment and management in virtualization environments. The TS-453A supports VMware VAAI and Microsoft ODX to increase performance by offloading server loading for ESXi server and Hyper-V respectively, and supports QNAP vSphere Client plug-in and QNAP SMI-S provider with enhanced operational efficiency and management in virtualization applications.