QNAP TS-251+ NAS Server WD RED PRO 8TB (2x4TB)
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QNAP TS-251+ NAS Server WD RED PRO 8TB (2x4TB)

€709.00
24 / 48h Delivery
Reference: TS-251+2GWDREDPRO8TO

QNAP TS-251+ 2GB NAS Server 8TB Capacity
WD RED PRO disks pre-installed and tested in the workshop. Ready to use!
NAS 2-Bay Tower
 - 36TB Internal Maximum Capacity - DDR3L memory 2GB expandable to 8GB
2 GbE Port - SATA 6Gb / s 2.5 "or 3.5" Disk - SSD Support
Product composition:
TS-251+ NAS Tower 2 slots (2-year manufacturer warranty)
2 WD RED PRO 4TB drives (5-year manufacturer warranty)

Quantity
  In stock

QNAP NAS Server TS-251+

High-performance Intel quad-core NAS

supporting HDMI, transcoding, and virtualization for homes and businesses

Facing the increasing demand for data storage, sharing and multimedia processing, more and more users are looking for a NAS system with good performance and an affordable price tag. The Intel® quad-core TS-251+ provides an uncompromising high-performance scalable storage solution for professional users. Powered by the intelligent QTS 4.2 operating system, the TS-251+ performs as an easy-to-use yet powerful NAS for data backup, file synchronization and sharing, remote access and multimedia applications, and is ideal for users to create a secure private cloud to access their data easily.

  • Centralize your file storage, sharing and backup with excellent performance
  • Run multiple Windows®, Linux®, UNIX® and Android™ based virtual machines with the Virtualization Station
  • Operate multiple isolated Linux® systems as well as download containerized apps with Container Station
  • Enjoy the best audio-visual experience with HDMI output and the free remote control
  • Transcode Full HD videos on-the-fly or offline*
  • Stream multimedia files via DLNA®, Chromecast™ and Bluetooth® with multi-zone multimedia control
  • Quickly find specific files by real-time, natural search with Qsirch
  • Scale up to 10 drives with QNAP UX-800P expansion enclosure

4 cores at 2 GHz, Burst at 2.42 Ghz

2 x 1GbE LAN ports

2GB DDR3L, expandable to 8GB

Over 223 MB/s read and 225 MB/s write

RAID, Basic, JBOD, RAID 0 and 1

Maximum internal raw capacity 36 TB

Quad-core 64-bit Intel® Celeron® CPU for exceptional performance

The TS-251+ is powered by a 64-bit Intel® Celeron® quad-core 2.0GHz processor and has 2GB/8GB energy-efficient DDR3L RAM (upgradable to 8GB) and dual Gigabit LAN ports, delivering up to 225 MB/s read & write speeds with port trunking mode. The TS-251+ can also automatically increase the processor’s clock rate from 2.0GHz to 2.42GHz when needed for CPU-intensive tasks. The TS-251+ supports AES 256-bit volume & folder encryption with transfer speeds of up to 205 MB/s, boosting system performance & security while ensuring the safety of sensitive personal data stored in the TS-251+.

TS-251+ Throughput
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Tested in QNAP Lab. Figures could vary by environment.

QTS Simple 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 quickly find desired functions, 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. 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.

QTS
QNAP Virtualization-Station

Run additional operating systems on the TS-251+

The Virtualization Station transforms the TS-251+ into a 2-in-a-box NAS that can function as an all-in-one NAS and a virtualization platform that supports multiple operating systems, fast VM creation, VM backup & restoration, VM import/export, snapshot, Device Management for centrally managing VM, and enables desktop operations on web browsers. With the easy-to-use interface, you can centrally manage all of the VMs created on the TS-251+ with minimal effort. You can also download VMs on demand from online VM markets and import them to the TS-251+ without any complex procedures.

Container Station – LXC and Docker® Containers inclusive

QNAP Container Station exclusively integrates LXC and Docker® lightweight virtualization technologies, allowing you to operate multiple isolated Linux® systems on the TS-251+ as well as download apps from the built-in Docker Hub® Registry. It supports container import/export and permission settings, and features an informative dashboard and flexible user interface for you to manage multiple containers. You can experience the amazing Container Station and enjoy the playground of virtual containers with the TS-251+. Container Station also supports Online Document app, which allows you to directly view, edit and store files of various types anytime on your NAS, including Office documents, images and text files.

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Use your TS-251+ as a PC with QvPC Technology

QNAP’s exclusive QvPC Technology consolidates a number of high-end technologies including VM integration, multimedia transcoding, HDMI output, cloud integration and NAS connection technologies, allowing users to operate the TS-251+ as a PC when they plug in a keyboard, mouse and HDMI monitor. With QvPC Technology, the TS-251+ is transformed into a cost-effective device with PC functionalities for users to directly access stored data, run multiple applications using Windows®/Linux®/UNIX®/Android™ based VMs, surf the web, enjoy Full HD videos with Kodi™, monitor surveillance live feeds from IP cameras in real time, and much more.

Enjoy videos on TV via HDMI with bundled remote control

QNAP HD Station integrates the powerful Kodi™ media player and web browser. With HDMI connectivity, you can connect the TS-251+ to a HDTV to watch your rich multimedia content on the big screen. The splendid user interface and support for 7.1-channel audio passthrough* bring smooth playback of 1080p videos**. You can even watch YouTube™ videos, surf the web and manage the TS-251+ using Google Chrome™ or Mozilla Firefox® with multilingual keyboard input. HD Station supports multi-tasking and user authentication so only authorized users can access the stored data via HDMI monitors.

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The TS-251+ is packed with the QNAP RM-IR002 remote control for you to conveniently control HD Station via the built-in IR receiver. You can also turn your mobile devices into remote controls by installing the Qremote app. HD Station also supports YouTube Pairing, allowing you to select a YouTube™ video on your smartphone, tablet or computer and play it on your HDTV via the TS-251+.

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Real-time & offline video transcoding*

The TS-251+ delivers superior real-time video transcoding (up to 4K H.264) to convert your videos to formats that can be smoothly played on PCs, mobile devices and Smart TVs. It allows for multiple devices to simultaneously view different videos stored on the TS-251+ with on-the-fly hardware accelerated transcoding, saving your time in converting videos to different formats for different devices.

With the benefits of offline transcoding, if you can only connect to an Internet connection with limited/restricted bandwidth, you can still enjoy smooth videos via File Station, Video Station, or the Qfile app by selecting a pre-rendered lower-resolution video, saving system resources of the TS-251+ for other applications. The TS-251+ also allows you to set a dedicated folder for automatic video transcoding.

* Note:

  1. Which video formats support hardware acceleration?
  2. Supported video formats depend on the hardware and software specifications of the devices. Playback capability and quality may vary due to factors including the original file formats/quality, hardware and software limitations, and output devices.

Enjoy media freely with multi-zone multimedia control

Use your TS-251+ as a multi-zone multimedia system to fill every corner of your house with your choice of media. You can centrally manage and stream photos, music and videos from the TS-251+ to different rooms from a single device using Bluetooth®& USB devices connected to the TS-251+ (for music streaming only), HDMI, DLNA®, Apple TV® (via Qmedia) and Chromecast™*. Every room member in different zones can enjoy the convenience and simplicity for media playback and multimedia storage.

Alternatively, to enjoy multimedia yourself, you can choose DLNA-compatible devices, use the Qfile app on an iOS® device to browse videos/photos and play on the TV via Apple TV® (via Qmedia), or transform the TS-251+ into a powerful streaming machine with DLNA®, Roku®, Amazon® Fire TV, and Google TV™ support with the support of Plex Media Server.

*To stream multimedia via Chromecast, you must first install the multimedia extension pack from the QTS App Center.

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Cross-platform file sharing, centralized data storage

The TS-251+ supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows®, Mac® and Linux®/UNIX®. Data, logs and ISO image of CDs and DVDs can be centrally stored in the TS-251+ and protected by an integrated antivirus solution.

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File Station integrated with cloud services

The web-based File Station enables you to easily upload, download, and manage files on your TS-251+ wherever there is an internet connection. Supporting file extraction, folder creation, and smart search for files and folders, the File Station also allows you to easily share files with colleagues and friends via unique URLs, email, and a shared space. What’s even better, you can also directly browse and transfer files between the TS-251+ and public cloud services like Google Drive™, Dropbox®, Microsoft® OneDrive, Box®, Yandex® Disk and Amazon® Cloud Drive through File Station, and view files with Office Online and Google Docs™ or directly open them with a Google Chrome™ office extension.

Well-rounded backup solutions to secure data

QNAP NetBak Replicator supports real-time and scheduled data backup on Windows including Outlook email archiving. Apple Time Machine® is also supported to provide Mac® OS X users with a solution to effortlessly back up data to the TS-251+. The front panel USB 3.2 Gen 1 port on the TS-251+ features a one-touch-copy function for you to instantly back up data on external drives to the TS-251+ with just one click, or alternatively to back up data from the TS-251+ to external drives. A wide range of third-party backup software such as Acronis® True Image and Symantec® Backup Exec are also supported.

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TS-251+ RTRR

Disaster recovery solutions bring peace of mind

The TS-251+ offers various data recovery options. RTRR (Real-Time Remote Replication) supports real time and scheduled data backup to remote QNAP NAS or FTP servers and synchronizes files to remote folders from local folders with better backup efficiency. You can enjoy backup versioning to preserve a certain amount of versions, with options of simple versioning to schedule how many versions should be retained and for how long, or smart versioning with a rotation scheme that automatically replaces earlier backup versions. The TS-251+ also supports rsync protocol to back up data to remote servers on a scheduled basis. Data can also be backed up to and restored from a range of cloud storage services, including Amazon® S3, Amazon® Glacier, Microsoft® Azure™, ElephantDrive®, Dropbox®, Google Drive™, Google Cloud Storage™, and more.

Volume & LUN snapshot simplifies restoration

Not limited to high-end models, the TS-251+ brings the highly-anticipated snapshot function for your flexible usage.QTS Storage Manager adds an easy-to-use web-based snapshot tool for you to easily back up and restore data on the TS-251+ back to any point of time to prevent loss of important data. You can take up to 256 snapshots per volume or LUN, efficiently replicate volume/LUN snapshots to remote servers by copying only the changes made, and quickly clone a volume /LUN snapshot as a local volume without interrupting the current system operation. You can even set up the system to automatically take a snapshot of the volume before backup via RTRR/rsync, even when the file is opened.

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Qsync

File synchronization across devices and clouds

Qsync utility turns your TS-251+ into a safe, large-capacity data center for file synchronization. Any file uploaded to the TS-251+ will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops or mobile devices. Qsync is especially useful for frequent travelers to manage files and always have the most up-to-date files on different devices. Qsync provides multiple ways of file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of team projects and collaboration. It also supports centralized configuration, and allows you to remotely erase the Qsync folder on a lost device to avoid data breaches, and even restore it after you have retrieved the device. You can also install the Cloud Drive Sync app from QTS App Center to easily sync files with Google Drive™ and Dropbox® cloud storage.

Comprehensive surveillance solution providing 24/7 security

The TS-251+’s Surveillance Station offers a professional surveillance solution with a user-friendly management interface, a wide range of over 3,000 compatible IP camera models, and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It supports real-time monitoring, video & audio recording and playback with a wide range of customizable settings. You can also install the Vmobile app on your iOS® or Android™ devices to manage the monitoring of cameras anytime, anywhere, to safeguard your office environment, or install the Vcam mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TS-251+. The TS-251+ offers 2 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 40 channels by purchasing additional licenses.

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mobile app

Access and enjoy with your mobile devices

The TS-251+ is your private cloud storage that virtually enlarges the capacity of your smart mobile devices. Qfile allows you to access, upload, download, manage, and share stored files easily as if you are carrying tons of files in your pocket. If Qfile is installed on an iOS® device, users can also browse videos & photos stored on the TS-251+ and play on a TV via Apple® TV. Qmanager lets you monitor & manage the TS-251+ remotely and efficiently without turning on your PC. You can take and share digital notes with Qnotes, and enjoy and share music, photos and videos on the TS-251+ anywhere and anytime with Qmusic, Qphoto and Qvideo apps.

Install-on-demand apps to extend NAS functionality

The TS-251+ has a built-in App Center that provides various install-on-demand apps developed by QNAP and third-party developers, including tools for backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and much more. It is also a centralized location for managing & updating installed apps. In addition, QNAP’s development platform embraces the open-source spirit to enable developers to create their own apps, adding potentially limitless potential for the TS-251+.

QNAP App Center

Energy-saving & eco-friendly

The TS-251+ utilizes a 22nm CPU and DDR3L RAM which feature low voltage, low power consumption, maintaining high performance in system operations with the benefit of energy-saving. Other eco-friendly designs include S3 sleep mode, HDD standby, scheduled power on/off, hard disk standby mode, and Wake on LAN. QNAP also packs the TS-251+ in an eco-friendly box to minimize the environmental impact.

Learn more: S3 sleep modeScheduled power on/off or resetHard disk standbyWake on LAN

TS-251+ comsuption

Easy-to-use NAS management tools

The TS-251+ provides comprehensive system tools to increase management efficiency.

TS-251+ notofocation

Instant Alert Notifications

With the SMTP and SMS settings on the Turbo NAS, system administrators will get notifications via SMS or email if an error occurs.

TS-251+ Ressource monitor

Resource Monitor

Easily monitor CPU, memory, disk & network bandwidth usage, as well as currently-running Turbo NAS apps and services.
TS-251+ Wake on Lan

Wake on LAN

Administrators can turn on the Turbo NAS via LAN to save energy and improve security.
TS-251+ Marche/Arrêt programmé

Scheduled Power on/off

Administrators can flexibly set up the time of powering on/off the Turbo NAS, with a maximum of 15 schedules for setting powering on, off, or rebooting.

TS-251+ S.M.A.R.T. & Advanced Hard Drive Health Scan (HHS)

S.M.A.R.T. & Advanced Hard Drive Health Scan (HHS)

The Turbo NAS supports HDD S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) which monitors the hard drive status, and sends out email notifications for administrators to take action. The HHD Health Scanning technology can also examine hard drive status and prevent possible data loss.

TS-251+ Journaux des événements complets

Comprehensive Event Logs

The Turbo NAS supports Syslog server that collects logs from various connected devices over the Internet and saves the data, enabling centralized log management with greater efficiency.

Garantie QNAP

Extend hardware warranty up to 5 years

The TS-251+ is backed by a 2-year warranty at no extra cost. If needed, you can purchase a warranty extension that increases your coverage up to 5 years.

Our NAS servers equipped with professional drives ready to use!

Our entire range of NAS servers are equipped with professional hard drives. The disks are installed by our technical teams, the NAS is network tested before shipment, to allow faster installation in the company.

The different discs available:

  • Western Digital WD BLUE
  • Western Digital WD ULTRASTAR Enterprise
  • Western Digital WD PURPLE
  • Western Digital WD RED / RED PRO
  • Seagate IRONWOLF / IRONWOLF PRO
  • Seagate EXOS Enterprise
  • Seagate SKYHAWK
  • Toshiba N300
  • Western Digital SSD
  • Seagate SSD
  • Synology SSD

Product Details

TS-251+2GWDREDPRO8TO

Data sheet

NAS Server
QNAP TS-251+
Form factor
Tower
Rackable
No
Manufacturer
QNAP
Processor
Intel® Celeron® J1900
Processor Architecture
64 bits
Number of Sockets
1
Processor Speed
2.0 GHz - Burst 2.42 Ghz
Number of Cores / Threads
4
Number of memory locations
2
Installed memory capacity
2GB (2 GB x 1)
Maximum memory capacity
8 GB (4 GB + 4 GB)
Memory type
DDR3L SO-DIMM
Disc type
2.5" SATA HDD
2.5" SATA SSD
3.5" SATA HDD
Disk Interface
SATA 6GB/S
Number of eSATA ports
No
Number of disk locations
2
Internal maximum storage capacity
32 TB
Storage interface
2 X Serial ATA 6Gb/s (SATA 3)
Installed Storage capacity
8TB
RAID type supported
JBOD
RAID 0
RAID 1
Hot swap disk (Hotswap)
Yes
Number of Ethernet interfaces
2 x Gigabit Ethernet
Wake on LAN/WAN
Yes
Hardware Encryption
No
Number of USB ports
2 x ports USB 3.0 + 2 ports USB 2.0
Supported operating system
Mac OS X 10.11 ou supérieur
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 10
File System (Internal Disks)
Ext3
Ext4
FAT32
HFS+
NTFS
Number of fans
1
Sound level
15,4 db(A)
Server functions
FTP
Multimedia
Photo
Printing
Video surveillance
Web
iTunes
Windows ADS
Yes
iSCSI (SCSI Encapsulation)
Yes
Download without PC
Yes
Scalable
Yes
Graphics processors
Intel® HD Graphics
IR sensor
RM-IR002 et MCE
Disc models
Western Digital RED PRO
Power supply
100V à 240V CA - 50/60 Hz
Power consumption
10.59 W (Hard disk hibernation)
18.09 W (Accès)
DLNA Certification
Yes
Manufacturer's warranty (Year)
2

Remote installation service of a Synology or QNAP NAS server

We offer a remote installation service for your NAS server to get your experience off to a good start with a SYNOLOGY or QNAP NAS server.
This service is declined according to the time* of implementation/training to allow adaptation to your needs :

Remote Installation Service
  • Install 60′ :
      • NAS networking,
      • OS initialization,
      • Creation of administrator and user accounts,
      • Realization of a network share to allow data storage,
      • Configuration of 1 client station,
      • Overview of backup and creating a backup.
  • Install 90′ :
      • NAS networking,
      • OS initialization,
      • Creation of administrator and user accounts,
      • Presentation of the services available and their uses,
      • Realization of a network share to allow data storage,
      • Configuration of 1 to 2 client stations,
      • Overview of backup and creating a backup.
  • Install 120′ :
      • NAS networking,
      • OS initialization,
      • Creation of administrator and user accounts,
      • Presentation of the services available and their uses,
      • Realization of a network share to allow data storage,
      • Configuration of 1 to 2 client stations,
      • Publication of services on the Internet,
      • Creation of a remote VPN account,
      • Overview of backup and creating a backup.

*The time indicated is estimated based on a user with some computer knowledge. If the training takes longer, certain actions cannot be carried out. At the end of the allotted time, we will estimate with the customer, the points to be reviewed and the additional time necessary to finalize the installation and the training. This additional time must be acquired through one of the 3 installation packs.

Maintenance service in express exchange of a SYNOLOGY or QNAP NAS

We offer an express D+1 exchange service for your NAS and its disks.

Why offer maintenance when a NAS server is guaranteed by the manufacturer for 2 or 3 years depending on the model ?

The warranty is a return to manufacturer warranty, i.e. you must return the equipment in place to the manufacturer through your supplier. This evaluates the fault and replaces the faulty elements. This operation takes about 15 days with a minimum of 3 to 5 days of return transport. This corresponds to an unavailability of your NAS server for approximately 3 to 4 weeks without any time commitment.

The Express exchange service in 3 categories :

  • Express D+1 exchange for the NAS server without disks* in 3-year or 5-year version,
  • Express D+1 exchange for the NAS server with Standard disks* (WD Blue/Red/Purple, Seagate Ironwolf/Skyhawk, etc.) in the 3-year or 5-year version,
  • Express D+1 exchange for the NAS server with Enterprise* disks (WD Red PRO, Ironwolf PRO, Ultrastar, EXOS, etc.) in the 3-year or 5-year version.

We send by express carrier the NAS box or the failed disk directly to the address provided by the user. A transport voucher allows the return of broken down equipment. In the event that the equipment is not returned within 15 days, this will be invoiced to the user.

*The service must be acquired within a maximum of 3 months following the purchase of the product.

What type of disk to choose for your NAS?

You can find the type of disc according to its use in the following graph:

What type of disk for your QNAP or SYNOLOGY NAS?

Remote installation service of a Synology or QNAP NAS server

We offer a remote installation service for your NAS server to get your experience off to a good start with a SYNOLOGY or QNAP NAS server.
This service is declined according to the time* of implementation/training to allow adaptation to your needs :

Remote Installation Service
  • Install 60′ :
      • NAS networking,
      • OS initialization,
      • Creation of administrator and user accounts,
      • Realization of a network share to allow data storage,
      • Configuration of 1 client station,
      • Overview of backup and creating a backup.
  • Install 90′ :
      • NAS networking,
      • OS initialization,
      • Creation of administrator and user accounts,
      • Presentation of the services available and their uses,
      • Realization of a network share to allow data storage,
      • Configuration of 1 to 2 client stations,
      • Overview of backup and creating a backup.
  • Install 120′ :
      • NAS networking,
      • OS initialization,
      • Creation of administrator and user accounts,
      • Presentation of the services available and their uses,
      • Realization of a network share to allow data storage,
      • Configuration of 1 to 2 client stations,
      • Publication of services on the Internet,
      • Creation of a remote VPN account,
      • Overview of backup and creating a backup.

*The time indicated is estimated based on a user with some computer knowledge. If the training takes longer, certain actions cannot be carried out. At the end of the allotted time, we will estimate with the customer, the points to be reviewed and the additional time necessary to finalize the installation and the training. This additional time must be acquired through one of the 3 installation packs.

Maintenance service in express exchange of a SYNOLOGY or QNAP NAS

We offer an express D+1 exchange service for your NAS and its disks.

Why offer maintenance when a NAS server is guaranteed by the manufacturer for 2 or 3 years depending on the model ?

The warranty is a return to manufacturer warranty, i.e. you must return the equipment in place to the manufacturer through your supplier. This evaluates the fault and replaces the faulty elements. This operation takes about 15 days with a minimum of 3 to 5 days of return transport. This corresponds to an unavailability of your NAS server for approximately 3 to 4 weeks without any time commitment.

The Express exchange service in 3 categories :

  • Express D+1 exchange for the NAS server without disks* in 3-year or 5-year version,
  • Express D+1 exchange for the NAS server with Standard disks* (WD Blue/Red/Purple, Seagate Ironwolf/Skyhawk, etc.) in the 3-year or 5-year version,
  • Express D+1 exchange for the NAS server with Enterprise* disks (WD Red PRO, Ironwolf PRO, Ultrastar, EXOS, etc.) in the 3-year or 5-year version.

We send by express carrier the NAS box or the failed disk directly to the address provided by the user. A transport voucher allows the return of broken down equipment. In the event that the equipment is not returned within 15 days, this will be invoiced to the user.

*The service must be acquired within a maximum of 3 months following the purchase of the product.

What type of disk to choose for your NAS?

You can find the type of disc according to its use in the following graph:

What type of disk for your QNAP or SYNOLOGY NAS?

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