Qnap TS-453Bmini Vertical 4-bay NAS*

2xGb RJ45 LAN, 1xHDMI 4K UHD @30Hz, 4xUSB 3.0, 1xUSB 2.0 ports
This is a Press Release edited by on 2017.03.17

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Qnap Systems, Inc. launches the TS-453Bmini vertical NAS.

Powered by the 14nm Celeron J3455 quad-core 1.5GHz processor (burst to 2.3GHz) and featuring AES-NI encryption, 4K UHD output and transcoding, it couples glossy aesthetics with performance, security and intelligent services to provide storage, backup, sharing, and entertainment options for home and small office use.

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With 4GB/8GB DDR3L dual-channel RAM (upgradable to 8GB), dual Gigabit LAN ports and 6Gb SATA, the TS-453Bmini drives
up to 225MB/s read speeds and runs tasks smoothly and quickly under dual network environments. It features AES-NI 256-bit hardware-accelerated encryption for both shared folders and the full NAS volume to provide transfer speeds of up to 225MB/s and ensure data security without compromising performance. The total potential storage of the TS-453Bmini can be expanded up to 120TB by using an 8-bay UX-800P expansion unit (when using 10TB HDDs).

Company's vertical NAS series has received feedback for its performance, elegant appearance, and compact design. With quiet cooling, adjustable LEDs, and a tool-less design for installing and upgrading HDDs and RAM, it is for smaller usage environments and for use with users without specialized IT knowledge.

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Running on the 64-bit QTS 4.3 NAS OS, the TS-453Bmini offers new and improved applications to increase the efficiency of management tasks and everyday use. Container Station supports various container applications and provides support for QIoT Containers and IoT applications. Virtualization Station allows users to run multiple Windows, Linux, Unix, and Android-based VMs. QmailAgent centralizes multiple email accounts and simplifies daily email management. Qcontactz centrally stores and manages contact information.

Linux Station

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The TS-453Bmini also uses advanced virtualization technologies to integrate QTS and Linux. By installing Linux Station and connecting a keyboard, mouse and HDMI display to the NAS, it can be used as if it was an Ubuntu PC. This is useful for IoT developers. It also supports 4K UHD output and real-time transcoding to provide a smooth and quality multimedia experience across devices or where network bandwidth is limited.

"With a 64-bit quad-core processor and the next-generation 64-bit QTS 4.3 NAS OS, the TS-453Bmini provides performance hardware and key software features within a compact and user-friendly chassis," said Jason Hsu, product manager, Qnap. "By supporting the open-source Ubuntu? platform, it also adds greater value in allowing users to develop various IoT applications and to build a secure private cloud system for IoT storage."

Additional features include support for VMware, Citrix, Microsoft and Citrix to assist in flexibly deploying and managing virtualization environments; cross-platform file sharing for Windows and Mac and desktop/laptop backup; Windows AD, LDAP directory services and Windows ACL to improve the efficiency of permission settings. The TS-453Bmini offers flexible backup solutions for Windows and Mac and DR solutions with RTRR, rsync and cloud storage backup.

Key specs:

  • TS-453Bmini-4G: G4GB DDR3L dual-channel RAM (2x2GB)

  • TS-453Bmini-8G: G8GB DDR3L dual-channel RAM (2x4GB)

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Vertical and desktop design, four-bay NAS supporting hot-swappable 3.5"/2.5” SATA HDD or SSD, Celeron J3455 1.5 GHz Quad-core processor (burst to 2.3GHz), 4/8GB RAM (upgradable to 8GB), AES-NI hardware-accelerated encryption, 2xGb RJ45 LAN ports, 1xHDMI 4K UHD @30Hz, 4xUSB 3.0 ports, 1xUSB 2.0 port, Remote Control (RM-IR002)

The TS-453Bmini is available.

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