QNAP Launches TS-253E and TS-453E Desktop NAS

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QNAP has launched the TS-253E and TS-453E, two and four-bay desktop NAS units that feature Intel Celeron J6412 processors, dual 2.5GbE Ports, M.2 PCIe slots, and dual 4K HDMI Outputs. No pricing was shared in the company’s press release, but the TS-253E and TS-453E have been listed for $509 and $639, respectively, at retailers that include B&H Photo. Amazon’s listings suggest that these should see wider availability by the end of the month.

  • Intel Celeron J6412 quad-core processor (burst up to 2.6 GHz)
  • 8 GB RAM, dual 2.5 GbE connectivity, dual M.2 2280 PCIe slots, dual HDMI output
  • SSD caching supported for boosting overall performance
  • Qtier, QNAP’s auto-tiering technology, helps continuously optimize storage efficiency
  • Includes latest version of QTS operating system with rich NAS business applications
  • Will be supported by QNAP for an extended period (up to 2029)

“Over the years QNAP has received many requests from businesses that require NAS with long-term availability,” said Andy Chuang, Product Manager of QNAP, adding “the TS-x53E series, which will be available and supported by QNAP for an extended period, is a perfect fit for these businesses and other users who require the reassurance of long-term availability.”

From a QNAP press release:

QNAP Systems, Inc., a leading computing, networking, and storage solution innovator, today launched the 2-bay TS-253E and 4-bay TS-453E NAS. The TS-x53E series are powered by an Intel Celeron J6412 quad-core processor (burst up to 2.6GHz), which will be available and supported by QNAP for an extended period (up to 2029). The TS-x53E series are ideal for managed service providers, system integrators, and other IT-related businesses requiring matching NAS models for long-term projects.

The TS-x53E series features 8 GB RAM, dual 2.5GbE connectivity, and dual M.2 2280 PCIe slots to empower file servers, backup servers and other essential applications. Dual HDMI output also provides the potential for robust surveillance monitoring and direct multimedia playback. By setting port trunking with dual 2.5GbE ports, businesses can take advantage of up to 5Gbps bandwidth for better performance and multi-user service. Users also can install NVMe SSDs in the M.2 PCIe slots and activate SSD caching for boosting overall NAS performance, or Qtier, QNAP’s auto-tiering technology that helps continuously optimize storage efficiency.

The new TS-x53E series come with the latest version of the QTS operating system, which features rich NAS business applications while ensuring NAS data safety: Snapshots can be used to protect NAS against ransomware; myQNAPcloud allows users to connect securely to NAS via the Internet; Hybrid Backup Sync can easily back up NAS files to the cloud or remote/local NAS to fulfill the 3-2-1 backup strategy; QVR Elite allows users to build a surveillance system with lower TCO and higher scalability.

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