Powered by a 2.0 GHz Intel Celeron Quad-Core processor, the TS-864eU 8-Bay NAS Enclosure from QNAP features a 2 RU space-efficient, short-depth design that makes it easy to install in small media cabinets or places with a lot of cabling. With expandable storage capacity and feature-rich apps, the TS-864eU surpasses the previous generation.
Dual 2.5GbE RJ45 ports offer transfer speeds up to 5 Gb/s using port trunking. You’ll also be able to expand application potential by installing a 2.5/5/10GbE network card, QM2 card, or 10 Gb/s USB expansion card into the PCIe 3.0 x2 slot. The TS-864eU supports JBOD and Single, as well as a variety of RAID modes, including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60 each of which offer data redundancy, speed, or a combination of both.
This 8-bay enclosure has the ability to natively house both 3.5″ and 2.5″ SATA III and SATA II hard drives or SSDs. Using the external 10 Gb/s USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A, 480 Mb/s USB 2.0 Type-A, and HDMI 1.4b ports, this QNAP NAS can be connected to other QNAP devices, as well as other external drives and displays.
The TS-864eU 8-Bay NAS Enclosure operates on 100-240 VAC at 50-60 Hz using a 300W power supply and stays cool using two 80mm fans. It includes an Ethernet cable, a power cord, 32 screws for 3.5″ drives, and 24 screws for 2.5″ drives. Protection is provided by a limited 3-year warranty.
2.0 GHz Intel Celeron Quad-Core Processor with Memory Upgradable to 16GB
The TS-864eU is powered by a 2.0 GHz Intel Celeron Quad-Core processor (burst up to 2.9 GHz) with 4GB of DDR4 memory which is upgradable up to 16GB. With Intel’s AES-NI encryption engine, the TS-864eU provides unmatched encryption performance with AES-256 bit encryption acceleration, boosting system performance while ensuring the safety of sensitive business data stored in the NAS.
Build a High Speed 2.5GbE Network Environment
QNAP offers comprehensive, budget-friendly storage and networking solutions that provide an array of connectivity possibilities. Easily and flexibly upgrade your workplace or home network now to handle bandwidth-hungry applications.
A Fast 2.5GbE NAS
A QNAP NAS featuring one or more 2.5GbE ports and Port Trunking allows you to combine multiple ports for greater bandwidth potential.
Upgrade Computers and Servers
Servers and desktops can install PCIe-based QNAP network cards that support 10G/5G/2.5G/1G/100M Multi-Gig.
Add a 5GbE Port to Laptops
Laptops and upgrade-limited computers can use QNAP’s portable USB 3.2 Gen 1 to 5GbE adapter that allows you to connect to 5G/2.5G/1G/100M networks via USB.
A Switch that Supports 2.5GbE+
QNAP’s 10GbE/NBASE-T switches support 10G/5G/2.5G/1G/100M and allow connecting multiple workstations and devices for high-speed collaboration in device-dense environments.
Future-Proof Your Infrastructure for High-Speed Networks
The TS-864eU is ideally matched with QNAP’s managed and unmanaged 2.5GbE/10GbE switches to form high-speed, secure, and scalable network environments without going over budget. QNAP also provides 2.5GbE/5GbE/10GbE PCIe cards and USB 5GbE adapters for Windows/Linux workstations, allowing you to easily build a high-speed network environment for productive team collaboration.
Enhance Productivity with Multiple USB Ports
With two 10 Gb/s USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports and two 480 Mb/s USB 2.0 Type-A ports, you can quickly backup and transfer large files to/from the TS-864eU. A UPS and other compatible USB devices can also be connected for greater functionality and application potential.
Abundant I/O Capabilities with PCIe Expansion
The TS-864eU has one PCIe 3.0 x2 slot that allows for installing various expansion cards for expanding application potential.
2.5/5/10GbE Network Card
Enable lightning-fast throughput for bandwidth demanding tasks such as virtualization, massive data transmission, and fast backup/restore.
Add M.2 SSD caching, Edge TPU, or 10GbE network connectivity to the NAS to optimize performance and bandwidth.
10 Gb/s USB 3.2 Gen 2 Expansion Card
Add extra USB ports to the TS-864eU.
SSD Caching and Auto Tiering for Optimized Storage Efficiency
The TS-864eU supports SSD caching to improve the workflow of random IOPS demanding applications such as virtualization. Qtier Technology empowers the TS-864eU with auto tiering that continuously optimizes storage utilization across high-performance SSD and high-capacity SATA drives. Qtier 2.0 features IO-awareness that empowers SSD tiered storage with a cache-like reserved space to handle burst I/O in real time, greatly maximizing the advantages of SSD.
Faster Image Identification with Integrated Intel OpenVINO AI Engine
With integrated Intel OpenVINO AI computing resources, the TS-864eU accelerates AI image recognition performance without impacting other applications or services. QNAP AI Core primarily works with the QuMagie application.
QuMagie Photo Management
Easy-to-use photo management solution that integrates AI image recognition and intelligent classification for your collection.
Direct 4K HDMI Output for Multimedia and Virtual Machine Display
The TS-864eU features Intel UHD Graphics that supports dual-channel hardware decoding and real-time transcoding. The HDMI 1.4b output supports up to 4K at 30 Hz, providing great benefits for applications like video production/editing or industrial design that demand high resolution and color realism as well as intensive media storage, transfer, and display. By connecting the TS-864eU to an HDMI display, you can directly watch multimedia content saved on the NAS, or use the TS-864eU as a versatile workstation by directly outputting virtual machines from Virtualization Station or Ubuntu Linux Station.
Note: The TS-864eU’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.
QTS 5 – Fast, Smooth, and User Friendly
The TS-864eU comes with the QTS 5 operating system as standard, providing a next-generation usage experience with an updated system kernel, optimized user interface, and advanced security features.
Brighter and Smoother
When navigating QTS 5, you will notice a finer attention to detail for a superior browsing experience. Enjoy a smoother NAS experience, comfortable visual design, and find your favorite apps quicker.
Get Started with the Notice Board
When performing first-time installation, the notice board guides you through the setup process. Simply follow the step-by-step instructions for a quick and easy setup.
Smooth and Reactive User Interface
Whether clicking buttons, switching between apps, or expanding/collapsing windows, every action is much smoother. The search bar in the main menu also assists in quickly finding desired apps.
Comprehensive Backup and Disaster Recovery Solution
The TS-864eU supports various apps that cover all your backup needs. Practice safe IT habits by regularly backing up files and device content, allowing them to be easily restored when needed.
For Windows, install NetBak Replicator to back up your PC to your QNAP NAS. In macOS, just set up the built-in Time Machine to secure your data.
Remote Backup for NAS
Hybrid Backup Sync makes it easy to back up data from a TS-864eU to another QNAP NAS or remote server to fulfill your 3-2-1 backup strategy.
Enjoy license-free VMware and Hyper-V VM backup with source-side incremental backup, global deduplication, and recovery compression.
Safeguard enterprise cloud data by backing up/syncing files, emails, calendars, and contacts from Google Workspace and Microsoft Office 365 to the NAS.
Note: Minimum memory requirements are 2GB available and 4GB installed.
Cloud Backup for NAS
Hybrid Backup Sync supports mainstream cloud storage for NAS data backup. For backup to object cloud storage, VJBOD Cloud is especially useful to reduce bandwidth usage and backup time.
Hybrid Backup Sync eliminates redundant data at the source and then backs up the deduplicated data, helping to save time and storage costs while providing efficient multi-version backups.
Multi-Version Snapshots Mitigate Ransomware Threats
The TS-864eU supports block-based snapshots that record the state of the system at any time. It helps protect data, which can be restored back to a specific point of time, greatly helping in mitigating the threat of ransomware.
Volume and LUN Snapshots
Take snapshots in seconds and revert the entire volume/LUN back to a specific point in time to prevent loss of important data.
Instantly Restore Snapshots
Snapshot content can be quickly restored to a local NAS, or restored on a folder/file basis to a local/remote NAS or cloud storage. You can also conveniently view and restore snapshots from the client side.
Back Up Snapshots
Multiply data protection by backing up snapshot files. Replicate volume/LUN snapshots in the TS-864eU to a remote NAS (Snapshot Replica) by copying only the changes made. This helps save time & bandwidth, and can be run manually or on a scheduled basis.
File and Storage Collaboration Center
The TS-864eU integrates rich apps for storing, managing, synchronizing, searching, and archiving files. It supports SMB/CIFS, AFP, and NFS protocols for streamlined file sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX, and provides a smart NAS solution for professionally managing your files.
Manage, access, and share all the files in the TS-864eU and view snapshot files, all from your web browser. You can also easily mount remote NAS folders and cloud storage.
Make any file uploaded to a TS-864eU available to linked devices, such as computers, laptops, and mobile devices. You can sync shared folders and team folders for group file sharing to enhance the flexibility of team projects and collaboration.
QNAP’s powerful, Google-like search tool helps you quickly find images, music, videos, documents, and emails by keywords, color, and more search conditions. It also supports Qfiling to perform one-time or automatic archival tasks based on your search criteria.
Automate your file organization ─ all you need to do is categorize files, set a schedule, and Qfiling will do the rest. Qfiling also enables smart recycling that instantly moves filtered files to the Recycle Bin.
Comprehensive Security and Privilege Settings
The TS-864eU is loaded with flexible privilege settings and security measures. Besides IP blocking, 2-step verification, and HTTPS connection, there are more apps that help ensure optimal NAS protection against threats like malware and hackers.
Simplified Privilege Settings
The TS-864eU supports comprehensive access right settings for shared folders, Azure Active Directory Domain Services (Azure AD DS), LDAP, and Windows ACL to help IT staff efficiently manage user accounts and access rights for multiple NAS systems.
Supports IPv6, firewall access lists, and GeoIP filtering to restrict access based on geographical locations for higher NAS network security.
A security portal for the TS-864eU to check for weaknesses and offer recommendations for enhancing NAS security. It also integrates anti-virus and anti-malware scanning software.
Regularly scan your TS-864eU using the latest malware definitions. If infected files are detected, they will be immediately removed to ensure NAS data security.
All-in-One Solution for Hosting Virtual Machines and Containers
By running multiple virtual machines and containers on the TS-864eU, you can deploy multi-tenant environments and applications to increase management efficiency and save hardware costs. Coupled with the Network & Virtual Switch app that boosts interoperability between virtual machines, containers, QNAP NAS, and other physical devices on the network, you can flexibly allocate physical and virtual network resources to simplify network deployment.
Run multiple Windows, Linux, UNIX, Android, and QuTScloud 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 needing additional physical servers.
Experience Docker, LXD, and Kata Containers lightweight virtualization technologies, download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry, import/export containers, and create abundant microservices.
Run Linux applications (including apps from the Software Center) directly on the NAS and remotely access the Linux desktop from a web browser. The open-source Linux platform is also ideal for Internet of Things development.
Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV)
By installing an SR-IOV compatible PCIe SmartNIC in the TS-864eU, you can allocate bandwidth resources from a physical network card directly to VMs, increasing network efficiency and reduced CPU overheads.
Note: SR-IOV is supported by specific QNAP NAS models and should work with SR-IOV compatible adapters.
Smart Surveillance Solution for 24/7 Security
QVR Elite is QNAP’s subscription-based smart surveillance solution, allowing you to easily build a surveillance system with lower TCO and higher scalability. Recordings are saved as MP4 files, allowing playback on nearly every device. QVR Elite also integrates QNAP AI-based solutions to build smart facial recognition for retail and door access systems with QNAP NAS. You can arrange a dedicated, independent storage space for surveillance data on the TS-864eU and enjoy simplified camera management, storage space allocation, camera live viewing and playback.
Flexible and Economical Storage Expansion
QNAP provides easy ways to expand your storage capacity. Here are several ways to expand your TS-864eU storage as needed to accommodate data and business growth.
Attach QNAP Expansion Enclosures
Connect expansion enclosures to the TS-864eU and manage NAS storage expansion with the user-friendly Storage & Snapshots Manager app.
Mount Cloud Storage or Remote File Servers
Mount cloud storage or remote file servers to expand the capacity of the TS-864eU while also centrally managing files on the NAS, cloud storage, and remote devices.
More Productivity-Boosting Apps
The TS-864eU provides an App Center that includes feature-rich apps to expand your NAS potential.
Run a high-performance S3 compatible development environment on your TS-864eU to simplify service development workflows from testing to production. You can also move cold data from the cloud to an on-premises QuObjects to save cloud storage costs.
Consolidates all system events, alerts, and notifications for smooth and easy NAS management, keeping you always informed of your NAS status.
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.
Centralize multiple email accounts and protect your data by using secondary backup, making managing and backing up emails absolutely easy.
Remotely access protected data on the same LAN as the TS-864eU without going through complex VPN settings.
The TS-864eU can perform as an FTP server featuring SSL/TLS encryption, QoS bandwidth controls, and permission settings for efficiently and securely transferring large amounts of data. FTP Client is also supported.
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