QNAP TVS-EC880, featuring the easy-to-use QTS operating system, provides a reliable and scalable NAS solution to fulfill data backup, file synchronization and remote access. The TVS-EC880 is 10GbE-ready, delivers exceptional performance, and supports cross-platform file sharing, comprehensive backup solutions, iSCSI and virtualization applications, and many practical business functions, making it the ideal choice for SMBs to secure important business data. It also includes abundant multimedia applications backed by its powerful hardware specifications.
2,000+ MB/s throughput and 226,000+ IOPS
Two internal mSATA cache ports and up to 4 SSDs for caching, beneficial to IOPS demanding applications
Scalable design, up to 384TB raw capacity
Enjoy 4K2K UHD videos HDMI local display and transcoding with new HD Station 2.0
Monitor and manage multiple QNAP Turbo NAS with Q’center Multi-NAS management system
Use the TVS-EC880 as a PC with exclusive QvPC Techonology
Virtualization-ready, centralized data storage, backup, sharing and disaster recovery
The TVS-EC880 supports 6Gbps hard drives driving over 2,000 MB/s throughput and 226,000 IOPS*. Featuring with Intel® Xeon® E3-1245 v3 3.4GHz quad-core processor or above and 8GB or 16GB DDR3 RAM, the TVS-EC880 greatly enhances efficiency of CPU-consuming tasks and serves more concurrent tasks at the same time.
Tested in QNAP lab. Figures could vary by environments.
2 Client PC configuration: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600 CPU, 16GB DDR3 RAM, Windows 7 professional 64-bit, Dual-port Intel X520 10GbE Server Adapter, IOMeter sequential read and write.
NAS configurations: OCZ Vertex4 VTX4-25SAT3-128G SSDs with RAID 6 configuration, QNAP LAN-10G2T-U dual-port 10GBase-T network adapter*1
Internal cache port for IO acceleration
The TVS-EC880 supports two on-board mSATA internal cache ports, and up to 4 SSDs can be used for caching. By installing mSATA flash modules (optional purchase), the IOPS performance of storage volumes can remarkably boost. It is perfect for improving overall workflow of random IOPS demanding applications such as database and virtualization. The internal cache port design reserves the space of hard drive tray for more storage capacity.
The TVS-EC880 offers four inbuilt Gigabit Ethernet ports and supports 10 Gigabit high speed network by installing 10GbE network adapter. The 10GbE-ready TVS-EC880 delivers lightening data throughput. Coupled with the support for large storage capacity, the TVS-EC880 is perfect for data centers to storage big data and excel in fast data transmission, and for editing large size videos on-the-fly without transferring the videos between the TVS-EC880 and desktop computers.
The TVS-EC880 supports online capacity expansion by cascading multiple QNAP RAID expansion enclosures to meet the needs of growing business data. With the QNAP scale-up solution, raw storage capacity can be gradually expanded on demand. It is especially useful for large data applications, such as video surveillance, data archiving, and TV broadcast storage, to name few.
The maximum raw storage capacity available by connecting RAID expansion enclosures:
Turbo NAS Model
RAID Expansion Enclosure
No. of RAID Expansion Enclosure
Total HDD No. (NAS + Enclosure)
Max. Raw Capacity (TB)*
*The maximum capacity is calculated by using 8TB HDDs.
See even more detail with 4K2K! The TVS-EC880's high quality hardware allows you to smoothly play 4K2K videos on an HDTV with Kodi local display through HDMI without heavily consuming system resources. Featuring Intel® HD Graphics P4600, the TVS-EC880 delivers superior real-time 4K2K (H.264) and 1080p video transcoding to convert videos to universal formats that can be smoothly played on PCs, mobile devices and Smart TVs. It allows multiple devices to simultaneously view different videos stored on the TVS-EC880 with on-the-fly hardware accelerated transcoding, saving your time to convert videos into different formats for different devices.
With the benefit of offline transcoding, even when you can only connect to an low-speed Internet connection, you can still enjoy smooth video playback via File Station, Video Station, and the Qfile mobile app by selecting a pre-rendered lower resolution video, saving system resources of the TVS-EC880 for other applications. The TVS-EC880 also allows you to set a dedicated folder for automatic video transcoding.
Thanks to QTS's intuitive user interface, system operations of the TVS-EC880 are smooth and handy. Its intelligent desktop allows you to find the desired functions quickly, create desktop shortcuts or group shortcuts, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing greater working efficiency.
Quickly and easily find documents, photos, videos, and music with Qsirch, QNAP’s new built-in NAS search application lets you find what you need by real-time, natural search. Simply type in as much as you know about what you are trying to find, including bits of the file name or even words/phrases in the document, and Qsirch will display a list of matches, complete with thumbnails, as you type. Qsirch even remembers your search history so you can quickly navigate to files you’ve previously searched for. Qsirch is a huge productivity boost – it greatly reduces the amount of time spent looking for files on the NAS so you can focus on other tasks.
Note: 2GB RAM (4GB or more RAM is recommended for optimum performance) and QTS 4.1 or newer firmware is required.
Q'center turns your TVS-EC880 into a central management system to manage multiple Turbo NAS units. After installing Q'center in QTS App Center, you can use the TVS-EC880 to centrally manage multi-site Turbo NAS for monitoring system logs and managing firmware update and maintenance, and enjoy major benefits including ease-of-use, cost-efficiency, convenience and flexibility. Managing multiple Turbo NAS becomes so easy and efficiently.
Use your TVS-EC880 as a PC with exclusive QvPC Technology
QNAP's exclusive QvPC Technology consolidates a number of high-end technologies including VM integration, multimedia transcoding, HDMI output, cloud integration and NAS connection technologies, allowing users to operate the TVS-EC880 as a PC when they plug in a keyboard, mouse and monitor. With QvPC Technology, the TVS-EC880 is transformed into a cost-effective device with PC functionalities for users to directly access stored data, run multiple applications using Windows/Linux/UNIX/Android-based VMs, surf the web on Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, watch Full HD videos with up to 7.1 channel audio with Kodi, monitor Surveillance Station in real time with local display, and much more. QvPC Technology allows you to directly manage and operate the virtual machines on the TVS-EC880 to fulfill various business applications, such as application services server (e.g. Web Server or Exchange Server) or different corporate managing systems.
QNAP flexible volume provides a more secure and flexible way to store the NAS data. This next generation volume offers powerful features such as storage pooling with multiple RAID group protection, thin provisioned volume with space reclaim, block-level iSCSI LUN, and online capacity expansion. The QTS Storage Manager neatly presents tools and options for managing system storage which simplifies the process of NAS capacity expansion and QNAP RAID expansion enclosure management.
Cross-platform file sharing, centralized data storage
The TVS-EC880 supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX networks. Data, logs and ISO image of CDs and DVDs can be centralized store in the NAS and protected by integrated antivirus solution. The Windows AD and LDAP services enable system administrators to configure user permissions by using existing Windows AD server, LDAP server or NAS build-in LDAP service. The TVS-EC880 supports SAMBA v4 and can act as a Windows domain controller to manage privilege settings.
The TVS-EC880 offers well-rounded backup solutions as a reliable backup center. QNAP NetBak Replicator supports scheduled and real-time data backup on Windows OS. Mac Time Machine is also supported to provide Mac OS X users with an effortless solution to back up data to the TVS-EC880.
The TVS-EC880 offers various data recovery options. RTRR (Real-Time Remote Replication) supports real time or scheduled data backup to a remote Turbo NAS or FTP server and synchronizes files to a remote folder from a local folder with better backup efficiency and reduced backup time. The TVS-EC880 also supports rsync protocol to back up data to another remote server on scheduling basis. Besides, data can be backed up to cloud storage, such as Amazon® S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft® Azure, ElephantDrive®, Symform®, Dropbox® and Google Cloud Storage, and restored to the TVS-EC880 anytime.
In the open network environment, business data might be exposed in potential hack. The TVS-EC880 provides numerous security options, such as encrypted access, IP blocking, and so on. Besides, IT administrators can control the access rights of each user to different folders, preventing unauthorized access to important files. The TVS-EC880 is validated with military level FIPS 140-2 AES 256-bit encryption, preventing the sensitive business data from unauthorized access and breach even if the hard disk drives or the entire system were stolen.
Storage for comprehensive virtualization applications
The TVS-EC880 supports VMware® ESXi, Citrix® XenServer, Microsoft® Hyper-V™ and Windows Server 2012, benefiting flexible deployment and management in the virtualization environments. The TVS-EC880 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 and QNAP SMI-S provider with enhanced efficiency of operations and management in virtualization applications.
The Virtualization Station transforms the TVS-EC880 into a 2-in-a-box NAS that can function as an all-in-one NAS and a virtualization platform supporting multiple operating systems, fast virtual machine creation, virtual machine import/export, snapshot, and enables desktop operations on web browser. With the easy-to-use interface, you can centrally manage all virtual machines created on the TVS-EC880 with least efforts. Furthermore, you can download VMs on demand from the online VM markets and import them to TVS-EC880 to use directly without any complex procedure.
Highly-efficient storage solution for video editing
Digital film and video production produces volumes of data that require high performance RAID storage with sustainable throughput to balance with the demanding output of video editing. The TVS-EC880 fulfills storage and video editing needs with a high speed 10GbE network interface. Digital videos can be quickly stored and edited on the TVS-EC880 directly over the network.
System memory: 8 GB DDR3 RAM (non-ECC Memory)
Memory module pre-installed: 4 GB x2
Total memory slots: 4
Memory expandable up to: 32 GB (8GB x4)
Note: When upgrading RAM to more than 24GB, the original 4GB RAM modules must be removed.
Internal Cache Port
Two mSATA port on board for read caching
Note: The standard system is shipped without mSATA flash. For the optional mSATA flash, please visithttp://shop.qnap.com/
8 x 3.5-inch SATA 6Gbps/3Gbps hard drive or 2.5-inch SATA, 6Gbps/3Gbps hard drive SSD hard drive NOTE:
The standard system is shipped without hard drives.
4 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port
(Expandable up to 6 x 1 Gb LAN or 2 x 10 Gb + 4 x 1 Gb LAN by installing optional dual-port 10 Gb and 1 Gb network card)
1. For the optional network card compatibility list, please visit Compatibility list
2. For the information of network card installation, please refer to chapter 6 in the Turbo NAS Hardware Manual.
Status, LAN, USB, eSATA and 10 GbE,
3x USB 3.0 port (1 front, 2 rear)
6x USB 2.0 port (rear)
Support USB printer, pen drive, USB hub, and USB UPS etc.
System: Power button and reset button
217.5(H) x 327(W) x 321.2(D) mm
8.56(H) x 12.8(W) x 12.65(D) inch
Net weight (NAS only) : 12.52 kg/27.61 lb
Gross weight (with packing and accessories) : 19.75 kg/43.54 lb
Sound Level (dB)
Standby: 30.3 dB
In operation: 31.2 dB
(with 8 x 1TB hard drives installed)
Power Consumption (W)
Sleep mode: 68W
In Operation: 130W
(with 8 x 1TB hard drives installed)
5~95% non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C.
Input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, Output: 350W
1 (1* PCIe Gen3 x8)
2 x 12 cm smart cooling fan
Status, LAN, USB, eSATA, 10 GbE, LAN
PCIe Slot x1
HDD Status LED
USB 2.0 Port x6
Password & Network Settings Reset Button
USB 3.0 Port x2
Tray Release Button
K-Lock Security Slot
One Touch Copy Button/ USB 3.0 Port
Gigabit LAN Port x4
eSATA Port x2
Last Updated @ 3/10/2016 4:35:48 PM
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