Qnap TS-221 Dubai


Qnap TS-221 Dubai

The Qnap TS-221 Dubai is a high-performance cross-platform storage with many user-friendly storage and backup options to centralize and protect all your important files on one single device.


Qnap TS-221 Dubai

The Qnap TS-221 Dubai 2-Bay NAS Server is a powerful yet easy-to-use network storage center for data storage, backup, synchronization, remote access and home entertainment. As your personal cloud, you will always be connected to your files and your files are always under your control.

Key Features:

  • Easier Operations on QTS 4.0 Desktop
    • The QTS 4.0 Desktop, including quick Main menu, graphic dashboard, drag-and-drop icons, multiple desktops, personalized wallpapers and the smart toolbar, makes system operations much easier. In addition, multi-tasking is supported which allows multiple windows to be open to access multiple applications concurrently.
  • Centralize and Protect Your Data
    • The Qnap TS-221 Dubai is a high-performance cross-platform storage with many user-friendly storage and backup options to centralize and protect all your important files on one single device.
  • Apple Time Machine Backup
    • Time Machine is fully supported to help Mac OS X users create a more efficient and convenient backup solution. The Qnap TS-221 Dubai works with Time Machine wirelessly over the same network so you no longer need an external drive.
  • More Backup Options
    • Netbak Replicator is a license-free backup software which allows you to back up your files in multiple Window client PCs in schedule or real time. You can also gain a disaster recovery solution with our RTRR (Real Time Remote Replication) feature by replicating data in multiple shared folders from one NAS to another over the network to ensure safety of your important data. Besides, data can also be backed up to another FTP server, external disk or online cloud storage services.
  • User Access Controls
    • All your digital files stored can be managed to share with your family and friends. You can easily and flexibly set up user accounts, user groups, shared folder access right and user quota.
  • Unauthorized IP-Based Blocking
    • A comprehensive list granting proper access from different users based on IP address can be established to authorize or deny access to the Qnap TS-221 Dubai.
  • Anti-Virus
    • The Qnap TS-221 Dubai has a built in anti-virus feature to detect and protect against viruses, malware, worms and Trojan horses.
  • Encrypted Login, Access and Network Transfer
    • SSH remote login, SSL security (HTTPS), Secure FTP and encrypted remote replication are supported.
  • Detailed Logs
    • Detailed logs of file-level access to the TS-221 via different file transfer protocols and services accessed by online users can all be recorded.
  • Freely Access Your Cloud Anywhere
    • Through any web browser or the free app for tablets and smartphones, the Home and SOHO NAS becomes your personal cloud so you are always connected to your data. Take advantage of the myQNAPcloud service, which allows you to remotely access yourTS-221 wherever you are. Instantly stream or share your multimedia contents and share them with your friends.
  • Access from Anywhere
    • Qsync is a new feature that allows you to sync all your devices on the go. It can be synced literally anywhere–on the web, at your home, in the office and on the go. Qsync makes the server a team sharing device, allowing you to share and edit files among your teammates with automatic updates on the files your team is working on. Qsync provides the function of file synchronization like Dropbox service and brings forth a cost-effective way to share files across groups and communities.

Qnap TS-221 Dubai – Technical Specifications

Hardware Specifications
CPU Marvell 2.0 GHz
Flash Memory 16 MB
HDD 2 x 3.5″ or 2.5″ SATA II HDD/SSD
HDD Tray 2 x hot-swappable tray
LAN Port 1 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port
LED Indicator STATUS, LAN, USB, HDD 1, HDD 2
USB 1 x USB 2.0 port (Front); 2 x USB 3.0 port (Back)
Supports USB printer, disk, pen drive, USB hub and USB UPS etc.
eSATA 2 x eSATA port (Back)
Buttons Power button, USB one-touch-backup button, reset button
Alarm Buzzer System warning
Form Factor Tower
Power Consumption Sleep mode: 8 W
In operation: 19 W
(With 2 x 500 GB HDD installed)
Temperature 32~104°F (0~40˚C)
Humidity 0~95% R.H.
Sound Level Sound Level (Standby/In Operation): 11.9 dB/ 25.3 dB
Power Supply External power adaptor, 60 W, Input: 100-240 V
Secure Design K-lock security slot for theft prevention
Fan 1 x quiet cooling fan (7 cm, 12 V DC)
Software Specification
Operating System QTS 4.0
Supported Clients Windows 8 (32/64-bit), Vista, Windows 7 (32/64-bit), Windows XP, Windows Server 2003/2008 R2/2012
Apple Mac OS X
Linux and UNIX
Supported Browsers Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10
Mozilla Firefox 8+
Apple Safari 4+
Google Chrome
File System Internal Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4
External Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+
Networking TCP/IP (IPv4 and IPv6: Dual Stack)
Proxy Client, proxy server
DHCP Client, DHCP Server
Protocols: CIFS/SMB, AFP (v3.3), NFS (v3), FTP, FTPS, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP(S), Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP and SMSC
TFTP Server with PXE Booting
UPnP & Bonjour Discovery
USB Wi-Fi Adapter Support
Backup Solution Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR)
Works as both RTRR server and client with bandwidth control
Real-time and scheduled backup
Encryption, compression, file filter and transfer rate limitation
Block-level remote replication
Encrypted Replication between QNAP NAS Servers
Desktop backup by QNAP NetBak Replicator for Windows
Apple Time Machine support with backup management
Data backup to multiple external storage devices
Data backup to cloud storage (Amazon S3, ElephantDrive, Symform and Google Drive)
Security IP Filter and Policy-based Automatic IP Blocking
Network Access Protection with Auto-blocking: SSH, Telnet, HTTP (S), FTP, CIFS/SMB, AFP
Encrypted Access: HTTPS, FTP with SSL/TLS (Explicit), SSH/SFTP (admin only), Encrypted Remote Replication between QNAP NAS Servers (Rsync over SSH)
CIFS host access control for shared folders
Antivirus protection
Importable SSL certificate
Instant alert via E-mail, SMS, instant messaging (Windows Live) and beep
Disk Management Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1
Online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration
Bad block scan and hard drive S.M.A.R.T.
RAID recovery
Bitmap support
iSCSI (IP SAN) iSCSI Target with Multiple LUNS per target (Up to 256 targets/LUNs combined)
LUN mapping and masking
Online LUN capacity expansion
Supports SPC-3 persistent reservation
Supports MPIO and MC/S
iSCSI LUN backup, one-time snapshot and restore
iSCSI connection and management by QNAP finder (Windows)
Stack Chaining Master: Up to 8 virtual disk drives (via iSCSI initiator)
Server Virtualization and Clustering Supports VMware vSphere (ESX/ESXi 4.x, ESXi 5.x)
Supports Citrix XenServer 5.x, 6.x
Supports Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V
Supports Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012 Failover Cluster
Power Management Wake on LAN
Internal hard drive standby mode
Scheduled power on/off (max 15 settings)
Automatic power on after power recovery
USB and Network UPS support with SNMP management
Access Rights Management Max No. of Users: 2,048
Max No. of User Groups: 256
Max No. of Network Shares: 256
Batch users creation
Import/export users
User quota management
Local user access control for CIFS, AFP, FTP and WebDAV
Application access control for Photo Station, Music Station and Video Station
Subfolder permissions support for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP and File Station
Domain Authentication Integration Microsoft Active Directory (AD)
LDAP Server
LDAP Client
Domain Users Login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP and Web File Manager
myQNAPcloud Service Private cloud storage and sharing
Free host name registration (DDNS)
Auto router configuration (via UPnP)
CloudLink for easy VPN connection (Windows VPN Utility)
Storage Plug and Play Windows Software: QNAP finder
Create and map shared folders
Create and connect to iSCSI target/LUN
Web Administration Smart fan control
Dynamic DNS (DDNS), SNMP (v2 and v3), Resource Monitor
Network Recycle Bin for File Deletion via CIFS/SMB and AFP
Automatic cleanup, file type filter, comprehensive logs (events and connection)
Syslog client, firmware live update, system settings backup and restore
Restore to factory default, mobile app Qmanager for remote monitoring
Multilingual Support Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish
Photo Station Supported File Formats:
Photo: JPG/JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, RAW (.arw, .srf, .sr2, .dcr, .kdc, .cr2, .crw, .nef, mrw, .pef, .paf, .3fr, .erf, .mef, .mos, .orf, .rw2, .dng, .x3f, .tif, .nrw, .raf)
Video: FLV, MPEG-4 Video (H.264 + AAC)Image Slideshow with Background Music, Thumbnails and different transition effects online photo editing by Pixlr editor
Geotagging photos with Google Maps
Slideshow sharing (from private albums) with password protection
Photo publishing to social websites (Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Plurk and Blogger)
Photo sharing by Email
File Station File sharing across Windows, Mac and Linux/UNIX
Windows ACL
Advanced folder permission for SMB, AFP, FTP and File Station
Shared folder aggregation (CIFS/SMB)file manager
Supports ISO mounting (Up to 256 ISO files)
File viewing via Google doc
Create and send download links for public file sharing with expiration time and password protection
File drag-n-drop via Chrome and Firefox browsers
Photo, Music and Video Preview and Playback with Transcoding
File Compression (ZIP or 7z)
Advanced search
Mobile App: Qfile for file browsing and management
Music Station Supported Audio Formats:
MP3, OGG, WAV, AIFF, AU, FLAC, M4A, APE, AACLocal playback with USB speakers/sound card
Music streaming from DLNA/UPnP media servers
Internet radio (MP3)
Music alarm (up to 8 alarms)
Remote playback control by QNAP mobile app: QMobile
FTP Server FTP over SSL/TLS (explicit)
Max no. of concurrent connections: 256
FXP supported
Passive FTP port range control
FTP bandwidth and connection control
Unicode support
iTunes Server Audio and video sharing for Windows and Mac iTunes (MP3, AIFF, WAV, MPEG-4, AAC and M4A)
Smart Playlist
Backup Station Remote replication server (over Rsync)
Real-time remote replication to another QNAP NAS or FTP Server
Apple time machine support
Windows client backup application: QNAP NetBak Replicator
Third party backup software support: Veeam Backup and Replication, Acronis True Image, ARCserve Backup, EMC Retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec, LaCie SilverKeeper etc.
Video Station Web video sharing
Video categorization and transcoding
Supported format: mv,avi,divx,3gp,mov, mpeg, mpg, xvid, flv, asf, rm, dat, mp4Video Upload: Up to 2048MB in size, up to 320 minutes in length, batch upload (max 50 files)
Publish videos to Facebook, Twitter and Google+
TV Station DVB-T digital TV live view, recording and playback
Supports up to 2 USB TV tuners
Electronic programming guide (EPG) with scheduled recording
Print Server Max No. of Printers: 3
Supports internet printing protocol
Print job display and management
IP-based and domain name-based privilege control
Supports Apple bonjour printing
DJ Station Live web broadcast of music playlists
Music sharing on Facebook
VPN Server Secure Remote Access: PPTP and openVPN VPN services
Remote access to other resources on local network
Max no. of clients: 30
Download Station PC-less BT, FTP and HTTP download (up to 500 tasks)

BT download with magnet link and PT support
Supports TCP/UDP tracker protocol, scheduled download
Configurable port range, bandwidth control
RSS subscription and download (broadcatching), Selectable download files
Configurable saving directory

HTTP/FTP download
Bulk download with wildcard settings

RapidShare download support
Website Subscription Service: YouTube
QNAP Download Management Software: QGet- for both Windows and Mac OS
Manage the download tasks of multiple QNAP NAS remotely over LAN or WAN

Web Server HTTP/HTTPS connections, supports WebDAV connection
Supports Virtual Host (Max: 32), Importable SSL Certificate
Database Server Built-in MySQL server, web-based management via phpMyAdmin (App Center)
Syslog Server Centralized log monitoring and archiving, instant E-mail alerts
Supports log filtering
RADIUS Server Centralized account management and authentication for network access
Supports PAP, EAP-TLS/PAP and EAPTTLS/PAP authentication
Surveillance Station Pro Supports over 1,400 IP cameras, includes 1 free camera license
Up to 8 camera channels via additional license purchase
Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA) for advanced video search, visual aid by E-map
Surveillance client for Mac, mobile app- VMobile (iOS and Android)
Antivirus Protection against viruses, trojans and other threats
Free virus databases update on manual or scheduled basis
Multiple scan tasks (Max: 64, concurrent: 5) with custom folder selection and scheduled scanning
Email notification upon task completion or virus detection
Quarantines or deletes infected files
Dimensions 4.02 x 5.91 x 8.5″ (102 x 150 x 216 mm)
Weight 3.84 lb (1.74 kg)
Packaging Info
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.8 x 9.3 x 8.2″