Qnap TS879U-RP Kuwait

Qnap TS879U-RP Kuwait

The Qnap TS879U-RP Kuwait offers a variety of security options to prevent unauthorized access to your data, even in the event that the hard drive or device is stolen.



Qnap TS879U-RP Kuwait

The Qnap TS879U-RP Kuwait 8 Bay IP-SAN Storage Solution with 10GbE Bundle is a server that functions as both IP-SAN (iSCSI) and NAS. It is easily employable in various business and enterprise applications, as a backup center and for disaster recovery, file sharing, virtualization and video editing storage.

The Qnap TS879U-RP Kuwait offers a variety of security options to prevent unauthorized access to your data, even in the event that the hard drive or device is stolen. Sophisticated RAID configurations and hot-swap capabilities are present that offer high performance, protection and minimized rebuilding time. The dual OS embedded on the DOM architecture offers extra assurance that the system will boot up.

You can set up local or remote access with the server easily as it does not require IT skills. Easy management tools like instant SMS or Email alert, the hard drive S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) feature and system resource monitor are integrated to keep administrators up-to-date on their NAS at all times.

The Qnap TS879U-RP Kuwait features an Intel Core i3 Processor, 2 GB DDR3 memory, 10 Gigabit network capability and a 6 GBps SATA interface for high performance and fast data transfer rates. It also provides fast data backup via USB 3.0.

The Qnap TS879U-RP Kuwait supports SMB / CIFS, NFS and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac and Linux or UNIX networks. It also features Real-Time Remote Replication (RTRR) between the system and a remote QNAP NAS, FTP server or external drive. Qnap TS879U-RP Kuwait supports Amazon S3 and ElephantDrive cloud storage backup. The built-in iSCSI feature offers an affordable IP-SAN (Storage Area Network) alternative for businesses.

The Qnap TS879U-RP Kuwait provides AES 256-bit encryption. It functions as an all-in-one server, boasting file, FTP, backup, web, RADIUS, Syslog and print servers, as well as a surveillance station. It also features Multiple LAN deployment.



While data may seem insecure when open in a network, the Qnap TS879U-RP Kuwait offers a variety of security options like encrypted access, IP filtering, policy-based automatic IP blocking, and more. Additionally, complete control of the NAS is offered as you have folder access rights, to determine who is able to access the Qnap TS879U-RP Kuwait and what is or is not accessible. The server is loaded with security features that prevent unauthorized data access, including AES-256 volume-based encryption. This feature stops sensitive data from being accessed by unauthorized users and prevents data-breach, even in the event that the hard drive or device is stolen.


The Qnap TS879U-RP Kuwait is reliable with built-in safety precautions that protect your data from unforeseen problems. With numerous built-in features to guarantee that nothing interrupts the workflow of your business, the system is a highly efficient asset. The Qnap TS879U-RP Kuwait features sophisticated RAID configurations and hot-swap capabilities that offer high performance, protection and minimized rebuilding time. The dual OS embedded DOM architecture ensures that the system boots up. In the event that 1 of the 2 operating systems fail, the healthy OS will boot up and operate normally while the failed one is repaired. The dual Gigabit LAN ports are also configurable for failover, allowing the NAS server to sustain one network port failure and continue to provide continuous service.


You can set up local or remote access to the Qnap TS879U-RP Kuwait easily, as it does not require IT skills to do so. All setup processes have been simplified to the point where most of the necessary steps are either automatic or may be completed via an installation wizard. With the user-friendly web GUI you can easily manage the Qnap TS879U-RP Kuwait without extensive knowledge of complicated commands. Simple management tools like instant SMS or Email alert, the hard drive S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) feature and system resource monitor are included to keep you up-to-date on the NAS at all times.

High Performance

The Qnap TS879U-RP Kuwait features an Intel Core i3 Processor, 2.0 GB DDR3 memory, 10 Gigabit network capabilities and a 6 GBps SATA interface. The server satisfies the most demanding requirements in data center or corporate networks. It has an exceptional data transfer rate of over 1,000 Mbps throughput. The 100,000 IOPS* allows intensive business applications and concurrent tasks to be fulfilled with ease. With RAID 5, the server boasts 1,619 Mbps read and 1,319 Mbps write speeds (throughput), as well as 179,064 IOPS read and 156,385 IOPS write speeds, leaving other 1.0 GbE NAS servers in the dust.

QNAP TS879U-RP Specs

CPU Dual Core Intel Core i3-2120 Processor 3.3 GHz
Flash Memory 512 MB DOM
Hard Drive
  • 8x 3.5″ (88.89 mm) SATA 6 GBps, SATA 3 GBps hard drive or 2.5″ (63.49 mm) SATA, SSD hard drive*
  • Hard Drive Trays: 8x hot-swappable and lockable
LAN Port
  • 2x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet ports
  • Optional dual-port 10 GbE and 1 GbE network cards are supported
  • 2x USB 3.0 ports (rear)
  • 4x USB 2.0 ports (rear)
  • Supports USB printer, pen drive, USB hub, USB UPS and many more
eSATA 2 (rear)
LED Indicators Status, 10 GbE, LAN, eSATA, hard drives
Buttons System: Power button and reset button
LCD Panel
  • Mono-LCD display with backlight
  • Enter and select buttons for configuration
Expansion Slot 2x: For network or storage expansion
VGA Reserved for system maintenance
Fan 3x 2.4″ (6.0 cm) smart cooling fan
Alarm Buzzer for system warning
Sound Level
  • With 8x 1 TB hard drives installed:
  • Standby: 54.57 dB
  • In operation: 54.6 dB
Power Consumption
  • With 8x 1 TB hard drives installed:
  • Sleep mode: 68 W
  • In Operation: 130 W
Power Supply
  • Input: 100 – 240 V AC, 47 – 63 Hz
  • Output: 300 W
Form Factor 2U, rackmount**
Operating System Embedded Linux
Supported Operating System
  • Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 (32/64-bit), Windows Server 2003/2008 R2
  • Apple Mac OS X
  • Linux and UNIX
Supported Web Browsers
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9
  • Mozilla Firefox 8, 9, 10
  • Apple Safari 4, 5
  • Google Chrome
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
File System
  • Internal Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4
  • External Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+
  • TCP/IP (IPv4 and IPv6: Dual stack)
  • Multiple Gigabit NICs with jumbo frame
    • Failover
    • Multi-IP settings
    • Port trunking/NIC teaming (Modes: Balance-rr, Active Backup, Balance XOR, Broadcast, IEEE 802.3ad/Link Aggregation, Balance-tlb and Balance-alb)
  • Service binding based on network interfaces
  • Virtual LAN (VLAN)
  • 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
  • UPnP and 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
    • Works as both Rsync Server and client with bandwidth control
    • Encrypted replication between QNAP NAS servers
  • One touch backup (import/export) via USB
  • 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 and Symform)
  • 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
  • FIPS 140-2 validated AES 256-bit volume-based data encryption*
  • AES 256-bit external drive encryption*
  • Importable SSL certificate
  • Instant alert via email, SMS, instant messaging (Windows Live Messenger) and buzzer
Disk Management
  • Single Disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 5 + Hot-Spare, 6, 6 + Hot-Spare, 10, 10 + Hot-Spare
  • Online RAID capacity expansion and online raid level migration
  • Bad block scan and hard drive S.M.A.R.T.
  • Global hot-spare drive
  • RAID recovery
  • Bitmap support
  • iSCSI target
    • Multi-LUNs per target
    • Up to 256 targets/LUNs combined
    • Supports 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)
  • Virtual disk drive (via iSCSI initiator)
    • Stack chaining master
    • Max. no. of virtual disk drives: 8
Server Virtualization and Clustering
  • Supports VMware vSphere
  • Supports Citrix XenServer
  • Supports Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V and failover clustering
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: 4,096
  • Max. No. of User Groups: 512
  • Max. No. of Network Shares: 512
  • Batch users creation
  • Import/export users
  • User quota management
  • Subfolder permissions support for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP and web file manager
Domain Authentication Integration
  • Microsoft Active Directory (AD)
  • LDAP server
  • LDAP client
  • Domain users login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP and web file manager
MyCloudNAS Service
  • Private Cloud Storage and sharing
  • Free host name registration (DDNS)
  • Auto router configuration (via UPnP)
  • MyCloudNAS connect for easy connection (Windows utility)
Storage Plug & Play
  • Windows Software: QNAP finder
  • Create and map shared folders
  • Create and connect to iSCSI target/LUN
Web Administration
  • AJAX-based user interface
  • Smart fan control
  • Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
  • SNMP (v2 and v3)
  • Resource monitor
  • Network recycle bin for file deletion via CIFS/SMB and AFP
  • Comprehensive logs (Events and connection)
  • Syslog client
  • Firmware live update
  • System settings backup and restore
  • Restore to factory default
Powerful All-in-one server
File Server
  • File sharing across Windows, Mac and Linux or UNIX
  • Shared folder aggregation (CIFS/SMB)
  • Web file manager
    • Supports ISO mounting
    • Direct file viewing via Google doc
    • Create and send download links for public file sharing with expiration time and password protection
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
Backup Server
  • 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: Acronis True Image, CA BrightStor, ARCserve, Backup, EMC Retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec, LaCie SilverKeeper and more
Web Server
  • HTTP/HTTPS connections
  • Supports WebDAV connection
  • Support virtual host (Max.: 32)
  • Importable SSL certificate
Database Server
  • Built-in MySQL server (v5.1.36)
  • Web-based management via phpMyAdmin (QPKG)
Print Server
  • Max. Number of Printers: 3
  • Supports Internet printing protocol
    • Print job display and management
    • IP- and domain name based privilege control
  • Supports Apple bonjour printing
Syslog Server
  • Centralized log monitoring and archiving
  • Immediate email alerts
  • Supports log filtering
  • Centralized account management and authentication for network access
  • Supports 802.1x security authentication
  • TFTP server with PXE booting (read-only)
VPN Server
  • Secure Remote Access: PPTP and OpenVPN services
  • Remote access to other resources on local network
  • Max. No. of Clients: 30
iTunes Server
  • Audio and video sharing (AIF, M4A, M4B, M4V, MOV, MP1, MP2, MP3, MP4, MPEG, MPG, WAV)
  • Smart playlist for iTunes client (Windows and Mac OS)
UPnP Media Server
  • Built-in TwonkyMedia server
  • Real-time and background photo transcoding
  • Supports UPnP media player such as PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360
  • Supported format (The actual playback capabilities may vary depending on the UPnP client.)
    • Audio: MP3, MP4, M4A, M4A (ALAC), M4B, 3GP, APL, AC3, M1V, M4V, MOV, AAC, AMR, AWB, WAV, PCM, LPCM, MP1, MP2, AIF, AIFF, AIFC, SND, WMA, OGG, FLAC
    • Playlist: M3U, M3U8, WPL, PLS
Multimedia Station
  • Supports photo, audio and video
  • Image slideshow and rotation
  • Automatic and scheduled thumbnail generation for easy browsing
  • Display Photo Details from EXIF: Date, exposure time, aperture and more
  • Display Audio Details from ID3 Tag: Album cover, title, artist, album and more
  • Access authority management
  • Multimedia (video and audio) streaming
  • Supports cooliris
  • Supports web publishing (Facebook, MySpace, MSN Live, Twitter, Plurk and Blogger)
  • Share photos by email
  • Supported Formats:
  • Photo – JPG/JPEG, GIF, PNG
  • Audio – MP3
  • Video
    • Playback: FLV, MPEG-4 Video (H.264 + AAC)
    • Transcode: AVI, M4V, MPG/MPEG, RM/RMVB, WMV
  • QNAP Exclusive iPhone and Android App: QMobile
Photo Station
  • Supported File Formats:
    • Photo: JPG/JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP
    • Video: FLV, MPEG-4 Video (H.264 + AAC)
  • Image slideshow with background music
  • Photo publishing to social websites (Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Plurk and Blogger)
  • Photo sharing by email
Music Station
  • Supported Audio Formats:
  • Local playback with USB speaker or sound card
  • Browse other UPnP media servers on local network
  • Internet radio (MP3)
  • Music alarm (up to 8 Alarms)
  • Playback control by QNAP Mobile App: QMobile music remote
Download Station
  • PC-less BT, FTP, HTTP download (up to 500 tasks)
  • BT Download
    • Supports TCP/UDP tracker protocol
    • Scheduled download
    • Configurable port range
    • Bandwidth control
    • UPnP NAT port forwarding
    • RSS subscription and download (broadcatching)
    • Selectable download files
  • HTTP/ FTP Download
    • Configurable saving directory
    • Bulk download with wildcard settings
    • RapidShare download support
  • QNAP Download Management Software: QGet
    • For both Windows and Mac OS
    • Manage the download tasks of multiple QNAP NAS remotely over LAN or WAN
Surveillance Station
  • Supports 4 IP cameras (sold separately) for network surveillance
  • Supports 1 Webcam via QPKG Add-on: QUSB Cam
  • Protection against the latest known 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
QPKG Center
  • Expands application services by easy online installation
  • A wide variety of official and community QPKG* add-ons
  • Business
    • eyeOS
    • GLPI
    • Squid proxy server
    • Vtiger CRM
  • CMS
    • Gallery
    • Joomla
    • WordPress
    • Xoops
  • Communications
    • Asterisk
    • XMail
    • Xeams
  • Download
    • MLDonkey
    • NZBGet
    • pyLoad
    • SABnzbdplus
    • Transmission
  • Entertainment
    • Ice Station
    • Plex media server
    • PS3 media server
    • Squeezebox server
  • Utilities
    • AjaXplorer
    • iStat
    • Optware IPKG
    • phpMyAdmin
    • Piwik
  • Miscellaneous
    • Java runtime environment
    • Mono
    • Python
    • QUSB Cam
    • Tomcat and more
Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Relative Humidity 0 to 90%
Dimensions 3.46 x 17.28 x 20.47″ (88 x 439 x 520 mm)
Weight 27.60 lb (12.52 kg)