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QNAP ES1640dc v2

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The ES1640dc v2 is whole-new product line developed by QNAP for mission-critical tasks and intensive virtualization applications. With Intel® Xeon® E5 processors, dual active controllers, ZFS, and fully supporting virtualization environments, the ES1640dc v2 delivers “real business-class” cloud computing data storage. The ES1640dc v2 features the brand-new QES operating system that allows almost limitless snapshots, block-level data deduplication, and thin provisioning with reclaim, assisting businesses in building the most cost-efficient VDI platform and storage for critical data. The ES1640dc v2 provides the same user experience as the current QNAP NAS and QTS system, allowing business users to enjoy the easy learning curve and quickly deploy the system, and making it ideal for small and medium businesses with budget constraints or large-scale IT divisions coping with mission-critical tasks.
- Dual active controllers, NVRAM cache, dual mini-SAS channel backup, 40GbE-ready, SAS 12Gb/s-enabled
- QES operating system which is based on FreeBSD and ZFS
- Data deduplication and compression allows hosting over 500 VDI in one chassis
- Near-limitless snapshots and SnapSync for efficient disaster recovery
- NAS and iSCSI/IP-SAN storage supporting VMware®, Microsoft® Hyper-V, KVM and advanced virtualization features
- Fully supports OpenStack® iSCSI Cinder driver
- Scalable design, over 1 PB total storage capacity
- 5 year warranty - Global warranty inclusive

Intel® Xeon® E5 dual-controller for nearly zero downtime high-availability

The ES1640dc v2 is powered by two Intel® Xeon® E5-2400 v2 processors and features dual active-active controller architecture, ensuring businesses with nearly zero downtime high availability as the standby controller can quickly take over if one controller breaks down. The ES1640dc v2 connects to the JBOD enclosure (EJ1600 v2) via the dual path mini-SAS design to sustain continuous operations even if an external JBOD cable is disconnected. Designed around redundancy, the ES1640dc v2 is the best realization of reliable enterprise storage for uninterrupted mission-critical enterprise tasks and productivity.alt

Dual controller NAS: high reliability and high availability

“Reliability” is the primary priority for mission critical business applications. The ES1640dc v2 adopts dual active-active controllers to provide the most reliable base for business IT storage.alt

  1. Dual active-active controller
    If one controller fails, the other one will immediately take over to provide high availability with the least downtime.
  2. Built-in 4 x 10GbE SFP+ ports
    Intel® XL710 network card provides four 10GbE SFP+ ports to fulfill various iSCSI/NFS/CIFS network data transmission requirements.
  3. Pre-installed dual-port 10GbE (RJ45) network card
    The PCIe slot is pre-installed with a LAN-10G2T-X550 network card that offers two 10GbE RJ45 ports. Users can replace it with a dual-port QSFP+ 40GbE NIC to provide massive data transmission potential and to simplify network cabling.
  4. SAS 12Gb/s hard drive
    Dual-controller architecture that supports SAS 12Gb/s and SAS 6Gb/s hard drives / SSDs, providing versatile storage choices for enterprises.
  5. NVRAM w/ Copy-to-Flash
    Battery-protected DRAM write to cache data protection and Flash read acceleration provides industry-leading random access performance to benefit virtual machine deployment.
  6. DDR3 RAM
    (1) NVRAM dedicated DDR3 memory modules - supports 16GB, power required by C2F is supplied by BBU.
    (2) Dual-channel DDR3 system main memory - each channel supports 16GB/32GB, providing up to 32GB/64GB total capacity.
  7. M.2 SSD
    Stores cache data written by DRAM to ensure information is not lost if the system experiences a sudden power failure.
  8. Dual Path Mini-SAS 12Gb/s (EJ1600 v2), 6Gb/s (EJ1600) JBOD architecture
    Increases the ES1640dc v2’s potential storage capacity to over 1 PB with expansion enclosures.
  9. Intel® Xeon® E5-2400 v2 series processor
    Provides the performance required by software-defined storage and commercial mission-critical applications.
  10. Field-replaceable unit
    Field-replaceable unit (FRU) applies not only to the controllers but also to the cooling fans, power supplies, and the BBU battery pack for C2F (Copy-To-Flash), providing a cost-effective way to maintain complex systems and to replace defective parts.altalt

NVRAM cache reducing the risks of losing write cache data

To increase random write performance and reliability, the ES1640dc v2 features NVRAM modules (DRAM Write Cache with Copy-to-flash) to protect write data. When data is written into NVRAM, there are dedicated backup battery units to protect writing to the cache, and at the same time the data is replicated to a backup controller, to achieve 100% data integrity. NVRAM-backed write cache in the dual-controller architecture presents high performance, fault-tolerant, and helps reduce flash SSD write amplification.
To ensure write cache data safety, it is recommended to annually replace the BBU.alt

QES operating system combining ZFS file system

The ES1640dc v2 features the brand-new QES (QNAP Enterprise Storage) operating system, which is based on the simple and efficient FreeBSD kernel and the ZFS file system that has been proven through years of experience to be most suitable for high-end enterprise applications. QES supports dual active controller architecture and remote disaster recovery, can be directly integrated into OpenStack® cloud environments, and is designed for intensive virtualization and VDI applications with optimal performance. Continuing the same user experience with the QTS operating system, QES provides business users with an easy learning curve to quickly deploy the ES1640dc v2, and provides the best storage solution jointly with the current QNAP NAS.alt

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ZFS – the best file system for business data storage

The ES1640dc v2 features ZFS, a combined file system and logical volume manager, to support various advanced functions for high-end enterprise storage, including powerful storage expansion, flexible storage pools, simplified management, high-performance SSD cache, nearly limitless snapshots and cloning, data deduplication, in-line compression and thin provisioning with reclaim for optimized utilization for virtual machine storage. ZFS is designed with a focus on data integrity, and uses its end-to-end checksums to detect and correct silent data corruption caused by hardware defects, bugs in firmware or metadata errors, effectively protecting user’s data.alt

Deduplication and compression to maximize VDI storage performance

There could be over 90% duplicate data from OS images and applications that are spread over virtual desktops. The ES1640dc v2 supports block-based data deduplication to optimize storage usage from redundant data. Deduplicated virtual desktops become easier to be cached to achieve optimal virtual desktop performance. In-line data compression helps shrink data size, further optimizing storage usage. For mastering storage in a virtualized environment, the ES1640dc v2 provides businesses with the most cost-effective remote virtual desktop platform and mission-critical information warehousing.alt

Strong disaster recovery made by nearly limitless snapshots and SnapSync

The ES1640dc v2 supports up to 65,535 snapshots for iSCSI LUN and shared folders. When executing a remote snapshot backup, it only needs to transfer changed data, and can use deduplication and compression to significantly reduce the amount of transferred data. The ES1640dc v2 can provide remote backup SnapSync for snapshots at the shortest interval of every five minutes, fully supports VMware vCenter Site Recovery (SRM) technology, provides Storage Replication Adapter (SRA) for SRM, and provides enterprise-class remote backup & disaster recovery solution to fulfill business continuity.alt

Well-rounded backup solutions to secure data

QNAP Netbak Replicator is an easy-to-use and VSS-aware backup software, and helps businesses to create complete backups in datacenter and virtualization environments without needing to purchase expensive and complex commercial software. To build a QNAP Snap Agent and VSS Hardware Provider operating environment, all applications (including VSS Service, Requestor, Provider and QNAP Snap Agent) can be deployed with VSS-Aware applications on the same server, and the minimal requirements are only one ES1640dc v2 and one server for it to be operational.alt

Storage for comprehensive virtualization applications

The ES1640dc v2 is certified for VMware® vSphere 6.0, and is compatible with Microsoft® Hyper-V and KVM, benefiting flexible deployment and management in virtualization environments. The ES1640dc v2 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, Web plug-in and QNAP SMI-S provider with enhanced efficiency of operations and management in virtualization applications.alt

OpenStack Ready

As QNAP’s first "OpenStack Ready" product line, the ES1640dc v2 is not only suitable for virtualization and virtual desktop environments but also the best choice for cloud applications. QES supports OpenStack® Cinder and iSCSI Cinder Node drivers, and provides block-level storage space to virtual machines. It not only accelerates the deployment of virtual machines and enhances virtual machine image access efficiency through iSCSI, but it is also easier to integrate into commercial cloud storage platforms.alt

QNAP x Platform9: Deploy a Hybrid Cloud with OpenStack

Platform9 is a cloud-based OpenStack management platform. While a pure OpenStack environment can take weeks to properly deploy, with Platform9 it can be done in minutes. QNAP and Platform9 have joined forces to provide a powerful storage solution that is easy to deploy and easy to use for OpenStack environments. By adopting the joint QNAP ES1640dc v2 and Platform9 solution you can deploy OpenStack in a very short time with the integrated QNAP Cinder driver (no manual installation required), attain highly-available QNAP storage for on-site data, and benefit from comprehensive functions and applications that are available on QNAP’s enterprise-grade and affordable business-class storage solutions.alt

5 year warranty - Global warranty inclusive

QNAP's ES1640dc v2 offers 5 year warranty with 3-year global warranty inclusive at no extra cost. This premier warranty demonstrates QNAP's attention to the essential business needs of continuous operations and non-interrupted services to their customers.alt

Seamless capacity expansion

The ES1640dc v2 supports efficient capacity expansion by cascading multiple QNAP RAID expansion enclosures to meet the needs of growing business data, providing businesses a cost-efficient storage solution for large data archiving and virtualization applications.
Featuring dual controllers, dual-loop architecture, the ES1640dc v2 and the corresponding JBOD expansion enclosures all provide dual-channel (Dual Path) to tolerate single node failure. Even if an external JBOD cable is disconnected due to external damage to the mini-SAS cable, it can still run normally. This is essential for better intermachine data protection and capacity scalability.
The maximum number of drives available by connecting QNAP expansion enclosures:

NAS Model

RAID Expansion Enclosure

No. of RAID Expansion Enclosure

Total HDD No. (NAS + Enclosure)

ES1640dc v2

EJ1600

EJ1600 v2

7

128

6

112

5

96

4

80

3

64

2

48

1

32

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Hardware Spec

CPU

Intel Xeon E5-2400 v2 family processor
Intel Xeon 6-core Processor E5-2420 v2 (15M Cache, 2.20GHz)

CPU Architecture

64-bit x86

Floating Point Unit

Encryption Engine

(AES-NI)

System Memory

48 GB RDIMM DDR3 ECC (3 x 16 GB) per controller
80 GB RDIMM DDR3 ECC (2 x 32 GB + 16 GB) per controller

Maximum Memory

80 GB (2 x 32 GB + 16 GB)

Memory Slot

3 x DDR3 Long-DIMM for each controller
32GB/64GB Main Memory + 16GB write cache PER CONTROLLER.

Flash Memory

2 GB

Drive Bay

16 x 3.5-inch
SAS 12Gb/s, backward-compatible to SAS 6Gb/s

Drive Compatibility

3.5-inch bays:
3.5-inch SAS hard disk drives
2.5-inch SAS hard disk drives
2.5-inch SAS solid state drives

Hot-swappable

SSD Cache Acceleration Support

Cache for Copy To Flash (C2F)

1 per each controller

(M.2 2280 SSD dedicated to NVRAM, SATA signaling)

Gigabit Ethernet Port (RJ45)

1 for each controller (for remote management)

10 Gigabit Ethernet Port

4 x 10GbE SFP+ (Intel XL710-AM1) and 2 x 10GBASE-T (LAN-10G2T-X550) for each controller

Jumbo Frame

PCIe Slot

PCIe Slot x8 (Gen3 x8): Pre-installed with a LAN-10G2T-X550 NIC (2 x 10GbE RJ45 ports), replacable with a 40GbE NIC
PCIe Slot x4 (Gen2 x4): Pre-installed with a dual-port Mini-SAS adapter

USB 3.0 port

2 per each controller

Form Factor

3U Rack Mount

LED Indicators

System Power LED (Green): on/off
System Status (Green/ Orange): in operation, system errors, low power, degraded RAID mode, memory failure, fan/power supply failure, system/disk temperature too high, storage pool reaching threshold value, system performing take-over, power supply unit unplugged
LCD Status Display (Two-digit number): Status of JBOD connection

Buttons

Power, Reset

Dimensions (HxWxD)

132 × 446.2 × 618 mm

Weight (Net)

26.75 kg

Weight (Gross)

36.94 kg

Operating temperature

0 - 40 °C (32°F - 104°F)

Relative Humidity

5~95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C (80.6˚F)

Power Supply Unit

Redundant/ Hot Swap Power Vin:90~264VAC;770W

Power Consumption: Operating Mode, Typical

501.4 W

Fan

Hot-swappable fan module (60*60*38mm; 16000RPM/12v/2.8A x 3)

Sound Level

66.1 db(A)

Safety Standard

FCC Class A (USA only)
CE Mark ( EN55022 Class A, EN55024)
EN60950
BSMI
VCCI
CB
LVD

Note: Use only QNAP memory modules to maintain system performance and stability. For NAS devices with more than one memory slot, use QNAP modules with identical specifications. Warning: Using unsupported modules may degrade performance, cause errors, or prevent the operating system from starting.
* Sound Level Test Environment: Refer to ISO 7779; Maximum HDD loaded; Bystander Position; Average data from 1 meter in front of operating NAS.
Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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QNAP Utilities

Discover new and convenient ways of using your NAS with QNAP Utilities. From quick set up, to easy access, secure back ups, fast restoration, simple file sharing and synchronization - there's a utility for all of your everyday tasks. There are also specialized utilities to assist with optimal management of virtualization environments and surveillance systems. Check out the QNAP Utilities now.

Essentials

qnp index 01Qfinder
Qfinder Pro (available for Windows, Mac and Ubuntu) allows you to quickly find and easily access all of the QNAP NAS on the same LAN. The Windows version provides “Storage Plug & Connect” functionality, allowing the QNAP NAS to be used as a PC network drive or virtual disk for convenient data storage. You can also use the "Media Upload" feature to save NAS system resources by performing media file transcoding on your local PC before uploading them to the NAS. Chromebook users can download Qfinder Pro from the Chrome Web Store to enjoy seamless connectivity to the QNAP NAS.
Available :utility Windowsutility Macutility Linux
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qnp index 05Qsync
Qsync enables automatic file synchronization across different devices. Simply drag and drop files in the “Qsync folder,” data on devices linked with the NAS is updated simultaneously when changes are made. Additional sync modes, such as Smart Sync or Advanced Selective Sync, allow users to only sync selective data or folders. You can also create download links to share files with others without them having to create a user account for download.
Available :utility Windowsutility Macutility Linuxqnp index 06


qnp index 09QNAP External RAID Manager
With the QNAP External RAID Manager you can set up, monitor, and view the status of your QNAP external RAID devices (such as the TR-004). All device events are recorded and desktop notifications will be sent if a system alert occurs.
Available :utility Windowsutility Mac
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qnp index 12QVPN Devcice Client
The QVPN Device Client is a powerful tool that allows VPN connections directly to your QNAP NAS via the proprietary QBelt protocol. With the built-in speed measurement tool, you can also easily know the VPN connection speed, and query all the historical connection records at any time.

Available :utility Windowsutility Macqnp index 13*NAS system requirements: requires QTS 4.3.5(or later) and QVPN 2.0 to enable the QBelt protocol.


qnp index 14vSphere (Web) Client plug-in
QNAP NAS supports vSphere Client plug-in that allows direct management of the VMware datastores on the NAS from the vSphere client console. In a large-scale virtual server environment, management is centralized and straightforward. Administrators can easily control the status of the QNAP NAS and datastores and create additional datastores to multiple ESXi hosts within just a few clicks.

Available :utility Windowsutility Mac
qnp index 15Limitations: This utility is only available for Enterprise and SMB-class models.


qnp index 16Q'center Virtual Appliance
Q’center is a powerful centralized QNAP NAS management system. The Q’center Virtual Appliance can be deployed in Microsoft Hyper-V or VMware ESXi to increase system flexibility and connectivity for large storage environments.
qnp index 17With Q’center, users can view the status and system information of multiple QNAP NAS on a single platform, at the same time inspecting system resource usage, monitoring disk/ volume health and performing other management tasks. With these features on Q’center, IT administrators and QNAP NAS users can better allocate system resource and plan for future capacity.qnp index 18Limitations: Minimum requirements: 108 GB free disk space, 1 GB memory and 4 virtual CPUs
Supported platforms: VMware ESXi (ESXi 5.0, ESXi 5.1, ESXi 5.5), VMware Fusion 7, VMware Workstation 11, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 with Hyper-V 3.0.
This utility is only available for Enterprise and SMB-class models.


qnp index 19QNAP Snapshot Agent
The Storage Manager's Snapshot function supports iSCSI LUNs to rapidly back up and restore data. When creating a LUN snapshot, QNAP Snapshot Agent for Windows Server or VMware vCenter allows the NAS to communicate with the remote server when taking snapshots and ensures Application-consistent LUN snapshots.
Available :utility Windowsqnp index 20VSS Hardware Provider also allows NAS ROW (Redirect on Write) instead of Windows COW (Copy on Write) to increase backup efficiency and to offload the snapshot to the NAS for reducing the performance impact on the Windows server.

qnp index 21Limitations: For Snapshot Agent's system requirements and limitations.
This utility is only available for Enterprise and SMB-class models.

Surveillance

qnp index 28QVR Pro Client
The optimized QVR Pro Client software consolidates live monitoring with quick playback functionality in a single view. You can browse multiple channels at once, enjoying efficient and easy management of surveillance videos.
Available :utility Windowsutility Macutility Linux
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qnp index 30QVR Client
QNAP QVR Client is a client application that allows users to easily configure recording settings of the IP cameras, while also providing local or remote access to QNAP NAS for video monitoring and playback.
Available :utility Windowsutility Mac
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