QNAP TS-1635AX-4G 16-Bay Desktop NAS Diskless

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MPN: TS-1685-D1521-16G-US

Product Vendor: QNAP

Product SKU: TS-1635AX-4G-US

QNAP TS-1635AX-4G-US 12+4 bay high-capacity 10G NAS with auto data tiering Marvell ARMADA 8040 ARMv8 Cortex-A72 quad-core 1.6GHz, 4GB DDR4 Long-DIMM RAM (max 16GB), SATA 6Gb/s, 12x 3.5"/2.5" HDD/SSD bays + 4x 2.5" SSD bays + 2x M.2 2280 SATA...

Your Custom Configuration:
  • No Hard Drive
  • No RAID
  • No RAM Upgrade
  • No RAIL
  • No Network Card
  • No Warranty
  • No SSD Cache

Product Details

QNAP TS-1635AX-4G-US 12+4 bay high-capacity 10G NAS with auto data tiering Marvell ARMADA 8040 ARMv8 Cortex-A72 quad-core 1.6GHz, 4GB DDR4 Long-DIMM RAM (max 16GB), SATA 6Gb/s, 12x 3.5"/2.5" HDD/SSD bays + 4x 2.5" SSD bays + 2x M.2 2280 SATA slots, 2x 10GbE SFP+ LAN, 2x GbE LAN, 2x PCIe Gen3 slots, hardware encryption.

The TS-1635AX is powered by a Marvell® ARMADA® 8040 ARMv8 Cortex-A72 64-bit quad-core 1.6 GHz processor that provides tremendous computing power and is capable of running a range of applications to help businesses grow as their data increases. The TS-1635AX features twelve 3.5-inch drive bays, four 2.5-inch drive bays and two M.2 SATA slots for building a high-capacity and high-performance storage solution with optimal cost efficiency. The TS-1635AX is also equipped with two 10GbE SFP+ ports and two gigabit ports, providing high-speed connectivity and versatile networking possibilities. The TS-1635AX also allows hardware expansion with two PCI Express (PCIe) 3.0 slots, enabling more functionality by adding a QM2 M.2 SSD/10GbE card, QWA-AC2600 wireless network card and/or USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gbps) card. The TS-1635AX offers high-capacity storage potential, high processing power, and high versatility for expansion, which all contribute to a next-gen storage system at a lowered total cost of ownership (TCO).

The two built-in 10GbE SFP+ ports empower mission-critical applications such as databases and large data transfer/storage.

Install SSDs with four 2.5-inch drive bays and two M.2 SATA (2280 form factor) slots for enabling Qtier to boost performances.

The two PCIe 3.0 slots (x2 and x1) can be used to install additional QM2 cards, network cards, and USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gbps) cards to expand NAS functionality.

Snapshots add an extra layer of protection to your disaster recovery plans, giving you the flexibility to create and revert snapshots locally and/or remotely.

The TS-1635AX supports containers (LXC and Docker®) and Linux command-line interface (CLI) virtual machines (VMs) for deploying diversified virtualization applications.

 

The TS-1635AX can be used with QNAP's VJBOD technology to expand the capacity of other NAS. The capacity of the TS-1635AX can also be expanded by using QNAP expansion enclosures.

Available models

  1. TS-1635AX-8G

    Marvell® ARMADA® 8040 64-bit quad-core 1.6 GHz processor, 8 GB DDR4 RAM (up to 1 x 16 GB)

Top choice for well-rounded storage

The TS-1635AX combines a high-performance processor, high-speed network interfaces, and great storage potential, which are all major factors when selecting a NAS. The ARMADA 8040 processor supports hardware-accelerated encryption of volumes and LUNs, giving impressive overall performance and dependable data security for ease of mind.

Boost performance with SSDs and Qtier

The TS-1635AX comes with four dedicated 2.5-inch drives bays and two M.2 SATA (2280 form factor) slots for installing SSDs*. With SSDs, you can enable the QNAP-exclusive Qtier 2.0, which offers both automatic tiered storage and cache-like mechanisms for both volumes and iSCSI LUNs. This allows the TS-1635AX to be further accelerated to meet the performance requirements of demanding applications and scenarios such as virtualization and 10GbE transmission.

*SSDs and HDDs sold separately.

The QM2 expansion card redefines NAS functionality

QNAP's QM2 is a series of PCIe expansion cards that features dual M.2 SSD slots and/or 10GbE connectivity*. This allows users to easily set up SSD caching or Qtier to optimize NAS performance. 10GbE-compatible QM2 cards can also future proof the TS-1635AX for use with 10GBASE-T networks. Equipped with a dedicated cooling module, the QM2 can maintain its high performance even when tasked with the highest workloads.

*SSDs and HDDs sold separately. Selected models with 10GbE connectivity are backward compatible with 5GbE/2.5GbE/1GbE/100MbE network.

10GbE connectivity removes bottlenecks for higher performance

The TS-1635AX is 10GbE-ready with two 10GbE SFP+ ports for accelerating workflows without additional costs. For users without an existing 10GbE environment, the QNAP 10GbE/NBASE-T™ unmanaged switches are excellent choices for removing bottlenecks and to realize a streamlined data storage experience. For Windows/Linux PCs, the QXG-10G1T 10GBASE-T/NBASE-T PCIe expansion card can be installed to add 10GbE functionality for a complete high-speed LAN environment.

Convenient file exchange with cross-platform file sharing and Qsync

The TS-1635AX supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX networks. Data can be centrally stored and protected by rigid security measures provided by the TS-1635AX. The Windows AD and LDAP services enable system administrators to configure user permissions by using an existing Windows AD server, LDAP server or built-in LDAP service. To sync data across devices, including mobile devices, simply install Qsync Central on the NAS and Qsync clients on other devices to enjoy a fast, private, secure and real-time file sync service.

Secure your data with snapshots and Hybrid Backup Sync

A complete disaster recovery plan requires multiple layers of data protection and backups. The TS-1635AX can use snapshots to record the state of files and modifications to them at the block level, so you can quickly revert to previous versions should an accident (such as deletion or malware attack) occur. For added data security, the Hybrid Backup Sync app can help back up, restore and sync files to/from local external devices, remote NAS and public cloud services.

More apps, endless possibilities

The TS-1635AX is powered by QTS, an intelligent app-driven operating system that provides key functionality such as Qtier, RAID 50/60 support, Qboost, OCR Converter, and much more. The QTS App Center also provides a wide range of apps from QNAP and trusted third-parties to boost the functionality and possibilities of the TS-1635AX.

High-flexibility virtualization and virtual switches

The TS-1635AX supports versatile virtualization technologies such as containers (LXC and Docker®) and Linux command-line interface (CLI) virtual machines (VMs)*, so you can easily migrate existing applications to or deploy new solutions on the TS-1635AX. Virtual switches support several modes for connecting containers, VMs, NAS, and physical network interfaces for flexibly deploying business IT infrastructure while ensuring high security.

*The VM functionality will be available soon. The availability will be announced separately.

Protect your data with encryption and other security features

The Marvell ARMADA 8040 processor inside the TS-1635AX features hardware-accelerated encryption, and is capable of encrypting volumes and/or LUN with AES-256 encryption without sacrificing performance. Other security features include 2-step authentication, IP address filtering, virus and malware scanners, and much more. You can also set permissions for users and folders to block access from unauthorized users and apps.

Easy expansion for future storage needs

As your business grows, so does your storage requirements. By using QNAP's Virtual JBOD (VJBOD) technology, the TS-1635AX's unused space can be allocated to and utilized by another QNAP NAS. For expanding the TS-1635AX's capacity, one UX-800P or UX-500P expansion enclosure can be used.

Specifications:

CPU Marvell® ARMADA® 8040 ARMv8 Cortex-A72 quad-core 1.6 GHz processor
Architecture: 64-bit
Encryption Engine: 
System Memory 4 GB DDR4 (1 x 4 GB)
Maximum Memory 16 GB (1 x 16 GB)
Memory Slot 1 x DDR4 Long-DIMM slot
Drive Bay 12 x 3.5-inch SATA 6 Gbps bays
4 x 2.5-inch SATA 6 Gbps bays
Drive Compatibility 3.5-inch bays:
• 3.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
• 2.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
• 2.5-inch SATA solid state drives

2.5-inch bays:
• 2.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
• 2.5-inch SATA solid state drives
M.2 SSD Slot 2 x M.2 SATA 6 Gbps SSD slots (2280 form factor)

Note:
1. The M.2 SSD is not included as standard.
2. M.2 SSD operations can easily generate excessive heat. It is recommended to install a heatsink (from QNAP or a third-party provider) on the M.2 SSD.
SSD Cache Acceleration Support • 3.5-inch bays 1 to 8
• 2.5-inch bays 1 to 4
• M.2 SATA SSD slots 1 to 2
• Optional: SSDs on an optional QM2 PCIe expansion card
10 Gigabit Ethernet Port 2 x 10GbE SFP+
Gigabit Ethernet Port 2 x RJ45
USB Port 3 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
• Front: 1 (Note: It comes with the One-Touch Copy button)
• Back: 2
PCIe Slot Slot 1: 3.0 x 2
Slot 2: 3.0 x 1
USB One Touch Copy Front: USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
Audio • 1 x 3.5 mm line-out jack
• Speaker
• Alarm buzzer

Note: You cannot use the speaker and the line-out jack simultaneously.
Form Factor Desktop
Dimensions (H x W x D) 303.84 x 369.89 x 319.8 mm
11.96 x 14.56 x 12.59 inch
Weight Net: 12.06 kg (28.79 lbs)
Power Supply Unit 250 W, 100 - 240V AC, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (W) HDD sleep: 39.74 W
In Operation: 76.69 W
(with 12 x 1 TB HDDs and 4 x 120 GB SSDs)
Fan System: 3 x 9.2 cm fan (12V DC)
CPU: 1 x 6 cm fan (12V DC)
Sound Level 23.0 dB(A)
Operating Temperature & Relative Humidity 0 ~ 40˚C ( 32˚F ~ 104˚F ), 5 ~ 95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb temp.: 27˚C (80.6˚F)
Security Slot Kensington security slot

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Great unit perfect for a med-small buisness or home lab

The 12-3.5" bays for slow archive storage with the 4-2.5" bays for fast datastore is a perfect mix for small office/home lab usage the two m.2 slot for cache is just icing on the cake. All combined with the 10Gb SFP ports get full utilization of the installed drives. The unit is a little bulky, but an acceptable compromise for being low powered and near silent with a fantastic price tag.

Thank you for your review - always helps other customers during their decision making progress. The TS-1635AX is a newer model and replaces the TS-1635

What We Do

The Case for buying an Integrated NAS System from SimplyNAS

Buying a NAS doesn't have to be complicated or stressful. This may only occur at times when looking to buy a diskless NAS as the risk element of receiving a faulty NAS or drives are accentuated. Nothing wrong in buying a diskless NAS and adding your own drives, the savings made may offset the inconvenience of receiving faulty NAS/Drives and having to go deal with returns, or does it? The argument against buying a diskless and self-populating with drives is quite compelling.

Disk Drives:

  • We ensure all drives are compatible with the relevant manufacturer, model provide conformity with the relevant compatibility guidelines.
  • All our disk drives are sourced from manufacturer recommended distributors – we don't buy aftermarket drives or purchase on open grey markets.
  • All our disk drives are sourced from manufacturer recommended distributors – we don't buy aftermarket drives or purchase on open grey markets.
  • Our comprehensive batch rotation ensures customer avoid batch issues and thus promote reliability and longevity.
  • Our methodology for configuration, setting RAID and in-depth burn testing process for disk drives and NAS servers is unsurpassable and the small premium paid for this service is worth its weight in gold.

Why buy your NAS from SimplyNAS - The NAS Experts

NAS Servers:

  • We are authorized partners for all the NAS servers we stock.
  • We only sell and support NAS solutions, as a specialist our knowledge is unsurpassable.
  • Our expertise within the technical arena for NAS servers, provides the glue for preventing our customers from making an incorrect buying decision, as we share our knowledge.
  • Our extensive and professional burn-testing service ensure the optimization and deployment of both NAS and Disk Drives is done to provide peace of mind and total integration.
  • Ready to use out of the box, no if's or buts.

SimplyNAS - The NAS Experts

Thinking of buying a NAS?

QNAP, Synology, Thecus and Drobo – Over fourteen Comprehensive years relationship culminating in our expertise of understanding all the NAS products, and skillfully combining performance, reliability and features to ensure our NAS experts are always at hand to help our customers optimize their storage needs.

At SimplyNAS we balance performance, reliability and compatibility to ensure customers get optimized NAS based disk solutions that perfectly match their Storage needs. All our pre-configured NAS systems are evenly balanced in the areas that really matter.
Call our NAS experts today at 407-960-4690

What is NASBIT?

What is NASBIT?

NASBIT© is a Licensed trademark of SimplyNAS. The acronym stands for Network Attached Storage Burn in Testing. This term is used to describe the process of testing new Network Attached Storage (NAS) hardware and firmware for faults before putting it to use in a live environment. This is done by running 'Stress testing' software for a stipulated period of time often 24 to 48 hours, but longer if needed.

When we receive an order for a NAS system pre-installed with disk drives it's prepared and configured with RAID followed by burn testing to ensure the entire system undergoes a thorough examination thus ensuring the server passes all tests to the highest standards set by us. Should the system hardware or any associated components fail at any point of the testing cycle the system is pulled and returned back as faulty our relevant vendor partner, the process seems simple but setting it up is far from easy.

Hard Disk Drives

All Hard disk drives are pre-tested prior to integration; the smallest of faults be it tolerable within industry standards are classified by us as faults, the hard drive is rejected and eliminated from the process and again returned back to source as a D.O.A. (dead on arrival). We continue to select drives from different batches, so as to eliminate any bad batches that may have been produced during manufacturing.

One integrated the drives are put through a vigorous routine that includes stress testing, including temperature tests and a host of read, writes to ensure the drive platters are stressed to the nth degree.

Memory

First, when the new server is turned on, we boot off of the network, and proceed to run the memory test that takes its sweet time, almost 10-12 hours dependent on manufacturer and model.

RAID

The appropriate RAID level is set and the system awaits completion of RAID synchronization. Once completed the NAS server undergoes numerous re-boots and a deletion of original RAID and a final re-build of RAID level again.

Why is NAS Burn in Testing (NASBIT©) necessary?

If within the designated time span the NAS servers are still running and with zero faults, it is considered suitable for rolling out to our customers. If there is a failure of any kind the systems is replaced with a new one, including hard drives and the process starts again, until the NAS servers passes with ZERO faults.

You would normally expect that this level of testing would be completed by the hardware manufacturers and so these tests shouldn't show up any faults. In our experience of testing hundreds of machines we do find faults, and we do send systems back.

The reason it is so important to perform this level of testing on NAS servers is that the uptime demands are so high. The slightest faults will cause outages and downtime. Once a NAS server is deployed, never again will you have the opportunity to take it offline and perform such detailed testing. Even if it were to crash, there is always a demand that it be put back online as quickly as possible, not left offline whilst thorough diagnostics are completed.

Always remember this is hardware and failures can and will occur even after burn testing has been carried, that is a fact of life we cannot avoid, but we do try and eliminate some of the hassle factor with testing. Thank you for buying from us, we truly appreciate your custom.


NOT AVAILABLE ON DISKLESS UNITS - ONLY FOR SYSTEMS PRECONFIGURED WITH HARD DISK DRIVES
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Great unit perfect for a med-small buisness or home lab

The 12-3.5" bays for slow archive storage with the 4-2.5" bays for fast datastore is a perfect mix for small office/home lab usage the two m.2 slot for cache is just icing on the cake. All combined with the 10Gb SFP ports get full utilization of the installed drives. The unit is a little bulky, but an acceptable compromise for being low powered and near silent with a fantastic price tag.

Thank you for your review - always helps other customers during their decision making progress. The TS-1635AX is a newer model and replaces the TS-1635

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QNAP TS-1635AX-4G 16-Bay Desktop NAS Diskless

Your Custom Configuration:
  • No Hard Drive
  • No RAID
  • No RAM Upgrade
  • No RAIL
  • No Network Card
  • No Warranty
  • No SSD Cache
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