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

Yo Lun Yen Oct 13, 2016 1081 No Comments


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 virtualisation, 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 virtualisation 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:

CPU Intel® Xeon® E3-1246 v3 Quad-core processor Intel® 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 Ports 4 x GbE ports
2 x 10 GbE SFP+ ports (40Gbe is optional)
4 x GbE ports 4 x GbE ports
Storage Expansion Max. 144 hard drives Max. 36 hard drives Max. 36 hard drives
PCIe expansion slots 2 1 1
Power Supply Redundant Power Single Power Redundant Power
Auto tiering Yes No No
Virtualisation Station Yes No No


About QNAP Systems, Inc.
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, virtualisation 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. More information is at

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