QNAP 12TB TS-253D 2-Bay NAS Enclosure Kit with WD NAS Drives (2 x 6TB)

  • $1,303.78

    This B&H Kit combines the QNAP TS-253D 2-Bay NAS Enclosure with two WD 6TB Red Plus 5400 rpm SATA III 3.5" Internal NAS HDDs for a total sto...
    SKU: QNTS253D12TB

    This B&H Kit combines the QNAP TS-253D 2-Bay NAS Enclosure with two WD 6TB Red Plus 5400 rpm SATA III 3.5" Internal NAS HDDs for a total storage capacity of 12TB.

    QNAP TS-253D 2-Bay NAS Enclosure

    Built with dual 2.5GbE connectivity, a 2 GHz quad-core processor, AES-NI hardware encryption, and support for up to two 2.5" or 3.5" SATA III drives, the TS-253D 2-Bay NAS Enclosure from QNAP adds to your network storage capacity for daily backups, media serving, and file library archiving. The TS-253D supports up to 800 concurrent connections and includes an HDMI 2.0 port with real-time 4K transcoding to share 4096 x 2160 resolution videos to connected devices at 60 Hz. This NAS has a sequential file download speed of up to 295 MB/s and an upload speed and a 293 MB/s over a single 2.5GbE connection. Using both 2.5GbE ports boosts download and upload performance to 588 MB/s and 507 MB/s respectively.

    Expand the TS-253D's capabilities using its PCIe 2.0 x4 slot, which allows you to install a 5GbE or 10GbE Ethernet adapter, a compatible M.2 solid-state drive for cache acceleration, or a 10 Gb/s USB 3.2 Gen 2 port. An optional 10GbE card maxes out download speeds at 983 MB/s with upload speeds of 512 MB/s. Adding an SSD for cache acceleration helps to optimize performance for data-intensive applications.

    The TS-253D includes a 2.0 GHz Intel Celeron J4125 quad-core processor with 4GB of DDR4 memory and 4GB of flash storage to quickly run installed applications using the QTS 4.4.2 operating system. Drives can be configured in RAID 0, 1, JBOD, and Single mode. Two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports and three USB 2.0 Type-A ports are included, allowing you to connect compatible peripherals such as external storage drives to share across the network. A 70mm fan helps to keep the enclosure operating at optimal temperatures.

    General Features

    2.5GbE Network Connection

    The TS-253D features dual 2.5GbE RJ45 LAN ports that can transfer up to 295 MB/s over a single connection or 588 MB/s when both ports are in use.

    Network Storage

    You can install up to two 3.5" or 2.5" SATA III 6 Gb/s drives into the TS-253D, set to RAID 0, 1, JBOD, or Single configuration. Backup your data, share media across your network, and archive your file library. Your data is secured by an AES-NI encryption engine that is designed to maintain performance while keeping your data safe. Installing an optional solid-state acceleration cache helps to maximize performance for data-intensive applications.

    Power and Performance

    Featuring a 2.0 GHz Intel Celeron J4125 quad-core processor with up to 2.7 GHz burst speeds and 4GB of DDR4 memory, the TS-253D can load a variety of QNAP QTS applications while managing up to 800 concurrent connections.

    Windows and Mac Backup

    Use the license-free QNAP NetBak Replicator utility to back up and restore files from Windows computers. Apple's Time Machine is supported for backing up Mac computers.

    Snapshots for Volume & LUN

    Snapshots are essential for NAS data protection, and a block-level feature makes it a dependable data protection method in the face of growing ransomware threats. The TS-253D supports up to 256 snapshots per volume/LUN, and up to 1024 snapshots per NAS.

    One 2.5GbE Is Better than Two 1GbE for Increasing HBS Backup Efficiency

    With a single 2.5GbE connection, no complex link aggregation settings are required for speeds up to 312.5 MB/s, which easily beats a paired 1GbE connection. The TS-253D has two 2.5GbE ports, further doubling performance and increasing efficiency for versatile tasks.

    Hybrid Backup Sync (HBS) consolidates backup and synchronization functions for easily transferring data from the TS-253D to local, remote, and cloud storage spaces. HBS also supports QuDedup technology which removes duplicated data at the source, further accelerating backup and restoration tasks over 2.5GbE connections.

    Abundant I/O Capability with PCIe Expansion

    The TS-253D features one PCIe 2.0 slot that allows for various expansion cards for expanding application potential.

    5GbE/10GbE Network Card
    Enable fast throughput for bandwidth-demanding tasks, such as virtualization, massive data transmission, and fast backup/restoration.

    QM2 M.2 SSD/10GbE Card
    Adds M.2 SSD caching or 10GbE connectivity to the NAS for optimized performance and bandwidth.

    Wi-Fi 6 Wireless Adapter
    Install a PCIe Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) network adapter, based on the Intel AX200, in your NAS to create a Wi-Fi 6 network environment.

    Wireless Adapter
    Turn your NAS into a wireless access point or a base station by installing a QNAP QWA-AC2600 wireless adapter and the WirelessAP Station app.

    SSD Caching and Auto-Tiering Enable 24/7 Optimized Storage Efficiency

    While SSD prices continue to fall, and SSD capacity and performance continue to increase, organizations can easily take advantage of SSD strengths. The TS-253D supports numerous SSD-aware features that significantly maximize NAS performance with high cost-effectiveness.

    SSD Over-Provisioning
    You can add additional SSD over-provisioning (1% ~60%) to avoid write amplification and improve SSD random write speeds and endurance. You can potentially attain enterprise-grade SSD performance levels from affordable consumer SSDs.

    SSD Cache Acceleration
    Enables SSD caching for increasing IOPS performance and reducing latency for storage volumes. This feature is good for IOPS-demanding applications including databases and virtualization. The TS-253D also supports write-only cache to boost write-intensive applications.

    Qtier for Auto-Tiering
    Qtier technology drives auto-tiered storage with continuous data optimization across high-performance SSDs and high-capacity HDDs based on access frequency. I/O-Aware Qtier can reserve a cache-like space in the SSD tiered to handle burst I/O in real time.

    4K HDMI Display and Real-Time Video Transcoding

    The TS-253D has an HDMI 2.0 port that supports 4K (4096 x 2160) 60 Hz output, allowing you to directly view multimedia content saved on the NAS on a bigger screen. The support of high-quality 4K video transcoding enables the NAS to convert videos to universal file formats that can be smoothly played on multiple devices. The TS-253D also can stream videos through DLNA, Chromecast, and more to satisfy versatile multimedia application needs. The QNAP RM-IR004 remote control (sold separately) can be configured using QButton to customize individual button actions, providing a more user-friendly NAS experience.

    Note: The TS-253D's hardware provides hardware decoding, encoding, and transcoding capabilities. However, playback quality may vary due to factors including playback software, file formats, system usage, and available bandwidth.

    Build a Plex Media Server

    By installing Plex Media Server from App Center, setting up the Plex Media Server on your NAS is only a few minutes away. You can stream media files stored on the TS-253D to mobile devices and media streaming devices, including DLNA, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Google Chromecast.

    Note: PlexPass is required for Plex Media Server hardware transcoding.

    Move Business Data to the Cloud Flexibly and Economically

    The TS-253D integrates NAS with mainstream cloud services. By deploying cloud storage gateways and enabling local caching on the NAS, you can seamlessly use the cloud for storage, backup, and data recovery with low-latency access, providing an innovative hybrid cloud experience.

    HybridMount File-Based Cloud Gateway
    Flexibly expand your storage capacity by connecting to cloud storage. You can leverage QTS apps to manage and edit your cloud files or multimedia files. HybridMount is good for file server online collaboration and file-level data analysis.

    VJBOD Cloud Block-Based Cloud Gateway
    VJBOD Cloud supports streamlined NAS backup to object cloud storage. The block-based data transmission uploads random data and large files to the cloud in blocks, and only transmits block-based volume or LUN changes, such as addition, modification, or deletion. This is ideal for enterprise-level applications with large file transfer requirements, such as databases, VM volumes, and videos.

    All-in-One Server to Host Virtual Machines and Containers

    Regardless of your virtualization needs, you can count on Virtualization Station and Container Station for complete virtualization support. You can use Network & Virtual Switch to allocate adequate physical network resources to virtual machines, containers, and the NAS to simplify network deployment.

    Virtualization Station
    Run multiple Windows, Linux, UNIX, and Android virtual machines and access them via a web browser or Virtual Network Computing (VNC). Businesses can run virtualized server applications on a single NAS without the need for additional physical servers.

    Container Station
    Experience LXC and Docker lightweight virtualization technologies, download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry, import and export containers, and create abundant microservices.

    Optimized Collaboration with File Sharing and Sync

    The TS-253D centrally stores data and files, and supports SMB/CIFS, AFP, and NFS protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX networks. Coupled with the Qsync utility, any file uploaded to the TS-253D will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops, and mobiles. You can sync shared folders and team folders for group file sharing to enhance the flexibility of team projects and collaboration. With the myQNAPcloud service, you can easily and securely connect to the TS-253D via the internet for accessing, managing, and sharing NAS files. The Windows AD and LDAP services enable system administrators to configure user permissions by using an existing Windows AD server, LDAP server, or the TS-253D's built-in LDAP service.

    Secure Your Premises with Integrated Surveillance Solutions

    QVR Pro allows you to arrange a dedicated, independent storage space for surveillance data on the TS-253D and leverage the advantages of scalable NAS storage. It greatly simplifies camera management, storage space allocation, camera live view, and playback. Supporting over 5000 IP cameras, including all standard fisheye cameras available on the market, QVR Pro provides 8 license-free channels for surveillance monitoring and the optional QVR Pro Camera Channel Extension License for more extensive security deployment. You can also use QVR Pro Client's mobile app to monitor anytime, or use a USB webcam as an ONVIF network camera with the QUSBCam2 app.

    More Productivity Applications

    Notification Center
    Consolidates all QTS system events, alerts, and notifications for smooth and easy NAS management, keeping you always informed of your NAS status.

    Security Counselor
    A security portal for checking weaknesses and providing recommendations for enhancing NAS security. It also integrates anti-virus and anti-malware scanning software.

    QNAP's Google-like search tool for quickly finding specific images, music, videos, documents, and emails by keywords, color, and more search conditions.

    Allows you to backup or sync files, emails, calendars and contacts from Google G Suite and Microsoft Office 365 into the NAS to safeguard enterprise cloud data.

    An AI-powered photo management app, supporting automated photo categorization with AI Albums, iOS Live Photo display, and powerful search tool for photo management and sharing solution.

    An Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) solution that enables you to connect apps and devices with QNAP NAS for automating daily tasks for greater productivity.

    Expand Your Storage with 10 Gb/s USB 3.2 Gen 2

    Flexibly expand the storage capacity of the TS-253D via USB or multi-lane SATA interfaces. You can choose a high-speed USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gb/s) TL series JBOD, USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gb/s) TR series RAID expansion enclosures, or SATA III 6 Gb/s TL series JBOD. They provide economical, flexible, high-performance and high-capacity storage expansion solutions for NAS, PC, and servers.

    Flexible and Economical Storage Expansion

    QNAP provides easy storage capacity expansion solutions. Here are several ways to expand your TS-253D storage as needed to accommodate data and business growth.

    Upgrade RAID Capacity
    Hot-swap lower-capacity drives with larger-capacity drives to expand your NAS capacity so it can grow with your business.

    Attach Expansion Enclosures
    Connect two TR-004 RAID expansion enclosures, or one 8-bay TL-D800C USB 3.2 Gen 2 JBOD, or one 16-bay TL-D1600S SATA 6 Gb/s JBOD, and use the QTS Storage & Snapshots Manager to easily handle NAS capacity expansion.

    Migrate to a New NAS
    Install your NAS hard drives into a larger QNAP NAS and retain all your existing data and configurations.

    Extend Hardware Warranty up to 5 Years

    The TS-253D is backed by a 3-year warranty at no additional costs. You can purchase a warranty extension that extends your warranty coverage up to 5 years.
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    WD 6TB Red Plus 5400 rpm SATA III 3.5" Internal NAS HDD

    Built with the power to handle small- to medium-sized business NAS environments and increased workloads to SoHo (Small Office and Home Office) customers, the 6TB Red Plus 5400 rpm SATA III 3.5" Internal NAS HDD from WD is made for archiving and sharing, as well as RAID array rebuilding on systems using ZFS and other file systems in NAS arrays with 1-8 bays. This 6TB drive operates using a SATA III 6 Gb/s interface, a 64MB cache, and a rotational speed of 5400 rpm, all of which help to ensure uninterrupted data transfers with a sustained rate of up to 175 MB/s. This drive also features high levels of reliability, with 600,000 load/unload cycles, <1 in 1014 non-recoverable read errors per bits read, error recovery controls, and 1 million hours MTBF. Also built into this drive are noise and vibration protection and WD's NASware 3.0 helps increase system compatibility, allowing WD Red Plus drives to be more easily integrated with your existing network infrastructure.

    General Features

    Tackle Intensity with WD Red Plus

    Packed with the power to handle the small- to medium-sized business NAS environments and increased workloads for SOHO customers, WD Red Plus is madefor archiving and sharing, as well as RAID array rebuilding on systems using ZFS and other file systems. Built and tested for up to 8-bay NAS systems, this drive gives you flexibility, versatility, and confidence in storing and sharing your home and work files.

    For Small and Medium Businesses

    Stream, backup, share, and organize your digital content with a NAS and WD Red Plus drive designed to share content with the devices at your home or business. NASware 3.0 technology increases your drive's compatibility with your existing network and devices. For larger businesses with up to 24 bays, upgrade to WD Red Pro drives.

    NASware 3.0

    Not just any drive will do. Get a large storage capacity in your 8-bay system and with Western Digital's NASware 3.0 technology, you can optimize each and every drive. Built into every WD Red Plus hard drive, NASware 3.0's advanced technology improves storage performance by increasing compatibility, integration, upgradeability, and reliability.

    Built for NAS Compatibility

    WD Red Plus drives with NASware technology takes the guesswork out of selecting a drive. Optimized for NAS environments, WD's algorithm balances performance and reliability in NAS and RAID environments. Simply put, a WD Red Plus drive is compatible with a wide range of NAS enclosures.

    3D Active Balance Plus

    WD's enhanced dual-plane balance control technology improves the overall drive performance and reliability. Hard drives that are not properly balanced may cause excessive vibration and noise in a multi-drive system, reduce the hard drive life span, and degrade performance over time.

    24/7 Environments

    Since your NAS system is always on, a reliable drive is essential. With an MTBF of up to 1 million hours, WD Red Plus is engineered to tackle 24/7 environments.

    Premium Support and a Limited 3-Year Warranty

    Confidently upgrade your NAS performance with the assurance of a limited 3-year warranty, coupled with the support services included with every WD Red Plus drive.

    QNAP TS-253D 2-Bay NAS Enclosure Specs

    Number of Bays 2 x 2.5"/3.5"
    Media Card Slots None
    Connections 2 x RJ45 (2.5GbE)
    2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gb/s))
    3 x USB Type-A (USB 2.0 (480 Mb/s))
    1 x HDMI Type-A (HDMI 2.0)
    Compatible Drive Interface SATA II, SATA III
    Form Factor Desktop
    RAID Modes RAID 0, 1, JBOD, Single
    Hot-Swap Support Yes
    Expansion Slots 1 x PCIe 2.0 x4
    Link Aggregation and Failover Support Yes
    Wake on LAN Yes
    Type None
    Flash Memory 4 GB
    Processor Intel Celeron J4125 Quad-Core
    Clock Speed Base: 2.0 GHz / Maximum Boost: 2.7 GHz
    GPU Intel HD Graphics 600
    Total Installed Memory 4 GB DDR4
    User-Replaceable Memory 1 x 4 GB
    Total Memory Slots 2 x SO-DIMM
    Maximum Memory Capacity 8 GB
    Supported Protocols AFP
    iSCSI LUN 256
    Max Cameras Supported 24
    Max Concurrent Connections 800
    Installed Operating System QTS 4.4.2
    OS Compatibility macOS 10.10 or Later
    Windows 10
    Windows 8
    Windows 7
    Windows Server 2019
    Windows Server 2016
    Windows Server 2012 R2
    Windows Server 2012
    Windows Server 2008 R2
    Ubuntu 14.4
    CentOS 7
    File System Formats Supported Internal: EXT4
    External: EXT3, EXT4, FAT32, HFS+, NTFS, exFAT
    Supported Browsers Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari
    Supported Languages Brazilian Portuguese
    Simplified Chinese
    Traditional Chinese
    Power Consumption 12.448 W (Typical)
    8.198 W (Standby)
    Power Source AC Adapter
    PSU Wattage 1 x 65 W
    AC Input Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
    AC Input Power VAC50 / 60 Hz
    Encryption AES-NI
    Security Features Kensington Security Slot
    VPN Client Connections 100
    Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
    Operating Humidity 5 to 95%
    Cooling 1 x 70 mm Fan
    Noise Level 17.1 dBA
    Audible Alarm Yes
    IR Sensor Yes
    Status Monitoring LED Indicator
    Dimensions 4.13 x 6.61 x 8.9" / 10.49 x 16.79 x 22.6 cm
    Weight 3.42 lb / 1.55 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 5.87 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.3 x 11 x 8.1"

    WD 6TB Red Plus 5400 Rpm SATA III 3.5" Internal NAS HDD Specs

    Drive Capacity 6.0 TB
    Cache Memory 64 MB
    Interface SATA III (6 Gb/s)
    Maximum Read Speed 175 MB/s
    Maximum Write Speed 175 MB/s
    Drive Type HDD
    Form Factor 3.5"
    Noise Level 28.0 dB (Active)
    25.0 dB (Idle)
    HDD Specs
    Spindle Speed (RPM) 5400 RPM
    Reliability / Data Integrity
    Endurance (Total Bytes Written) 180 TB
    Load/Unload Cycles 600,000
    Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 1.0 Million Hours
    Non-Recoverable Read Errors per Bits Read 1 in 1014
    Power Draw 5.3 W (Active)
    3.4 W (Idle)
    0.4 W (Standby)
    Supported Voltage 5 VDC, 12 VDC
    Current 1.75 A at 12 VDC
    Operating Shock 65 G / 2.0 ms
    Storage Shock 250 G / 2.0 ms
    Operating Temperature 32 to 140°F / 0 to 60°C
    Storage Temperature -40 to 158°F / -40 to 70°C
    Certifications RoHS, as per Manufacturer
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 4 x 1.03 x 5.79" / 101.6 x 26.1 x 147 mm
    Weight 1.65 lb / 0.75 kg
    Warranty Length Limited 3-Year Warranty
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.84 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.5 x 5 x 2.6"
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