8 Bay TVS-EC880-E3-8G Xeon 8GB 10 Gigabit Hotswap NAS Unit - 3 YEAR WTY - Computer Alliance
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8 Bay TVS-EC880-E3-8G Xeon 8GB 10 Gigabit Hotswap NAS Unit - 3 YEAR WTY

Web ID: 14881

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 specification ONLY WHILE STOCKS LAST!
Manufacturer PN: TVS-EC880-E3-8G
Warranty: 3 Year
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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

Breakthrough performance

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.

Testing Environment:
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.

Learn more: SSD cache

10GbE ready

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.

Learn more: 10GbE solution

Seamless capacity expansion

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)*
TVS-EC880 REXP-1000 Pro 4 48 384
3 38 304
2 28 224
1 18 144

*The maximum capacity is calculated by using 8TB HDDs.

Learn more: RAID expansion enclosures

4K2K Ultra-High-Definition ready

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.

Learn more: DLNAFile StationVideo StationQfile

QTS - Simple and efficient

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.

Learn more: QTS

Monitor and manage multiple NAS with Q'center

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.

Learn more: Q'center

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.

Learn more: QvPC

Powerful QNAP flexible volume

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.

Learn more: QTS Storage ManagerQNAP flexible volume

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.

Learn more: ISO shareSyslog serviceAntivirusWindows Active Directory (AD)LDAP Directory Service

Well-rounded backup solutions to secure data

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.

Learn more: NetBak ReplicatorTime Machine backup

Disaster recovery solutions brings peace of mind

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® Drive, and restored to the TVS-EC880 anytime.

Learn more: RTRRCloud storage backup

Comprehensive security options

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.

Learn more: Encrypted accessIP blockingHard drive encryption

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.

Learn more: VMware® Ready™Citrix® /Ready™Microsoft® Hyper-V™,VMware VAAIMicrosoft ODXSMI-S provider for Microsoft SCVMM

Run multiple OS' on the TVS-EC880

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.

Learn more: Virtualization Station

Optimize IT assets management with the IT Management Station

The IT Management Station, powered by Mandriva® Pulse, provides a flexible IT system management solution for managing multi-OS and multi-site IT assets for businesses of all sizes. By installing the IT Management Station on the TVS-EC880, you can centrally manage multiple IT resources with numerous business applications including comprehensive inventory, centralized software deployment & updates, imaging, remote management & support, backup & restore, and more tasks with greater flexibility and productivity.

Learn more: IT Management Station

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.

File synchronization across multiple devices

The Qsync utility turns your TVS-EC880 into a safe data center for file synchronization with large storage capacity. Any file uploaded to the TVS-EC880 will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops or mobile devices. Qsync is especially useful for frequent travelers to manage files and always have the most updated files on different devices. Qsync provides multiple ways of file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of collaboration.

Learn more: Qsync

Comprehensive surveillance solution with 24/7 security

The TVS-EC880 Surveillance Station is a professional surveillance solution with a wide range of over 2,700 compatible IP camera models and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It supports real-time monitoring, video and audio recording and playback with flexible options to customize. You can also install the Vmobile app on your iOS® or Android™ mobile devices to manage the monitoring channels anytime and anywhere to safeguard your office environment, or install the Vcam mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TVS-EC880. The TVS-EC880 offers 8 free IP camera channels and users can flexibly expand channels by purchasing additional licenses.

Learn more: Surveillance Station

Additional SMB-ready features

The TVS-EC880 supports various business applications as an all-in-one Turbo NAS with cost-efficiency.

The Turbo NAS supports FTP server to share large size files, coming with user-defined settings including bandwidth limitation, number of connections, and write-only permission.
The Turbo NAS supports VPN server which provides an easy way for IT administrators to build up a secure private network and allows the staff to log on from outside the office and access business resources securely such as files and Internet connections.

Click here to learn more other business features.

Install-on-demand apps extend NAS features

The TVS-EC880 has built in App Center providing various install-on-demand apps developed by QNAP and third-party developers, including backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and so on. It's also a central place to manage and update installed apps. Besides, QNAP's development platform brings forth the open-source spirit to welcome program developers to develop various applications, adding values to the TVS-EC880 for extensive opportunities.

Learn more: App Center


CPU Intel® Xeon® E3-1245 v3 3.4 GHz Quad Core Processor or above


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.


System memory: 16 GB DDR3 RAM (non-ECC Memory)
Memory module pre-installed: 8 GB x2
Total memory slots: 4
Memory expandable up to: 32 GB (8GB x4)


Note: For the information of RAM module installation and compatible NAS models, please refer to the QNAP RAM Module Installation Guide

Flash Memory 512MB DOM
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/
Hard Drive 8 x 3.5-inch SATA 6Gbps/3Gbps hard drive or 2.5-inch SATA, 6Gbps/3Gbps hard drive SSD hard drive
  1. The standard system is shipped without hard drives.
  2. For the hard drive compatibility list, please visit www.qnap.com/compatibility
Hard Drive Tray 8 x hot-swappable and lockable tray
LAN Port 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.
LED Indicators Status, LAN, USB, eSATA and 10 GbE,
USB 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.
Buttons System: Power button and reset button
Alarm Buzzer System warning
Form Factor Tower
Dimensions 217.5(H) x 327(W) x 321.2(D) mm
8.56(H) x 12.8(W) x 12.65(D) inch
Weight 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)
Temperature 0-40°C
Relative Humidity 5~95% non-condensing, wet bulb: 27°C.
Power Supply Input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, Output: 350W
PCIe Slot 1 (1* PCIe Gen3 x8)
Fan 2 x 12 cm smart cooling fan

1. LED Indicators:
Status, LAN, USB, eSATA, 10 GbE, LAN
10. PCIe Slot x1
2. HDD Status LED 11. USB 2.0 Port x6
3. Select Button 12. Password & Network Settings Reset Button
4. Enter Button 13. HDMI x1
5. Tray Lock 14. USB 3.0 Port x2
6. Tray Release Button 15. K-Lock Security Slot
7. One Touch Copy Button/ USB 3.0 Port 16. Gigabit LAN Port x4
8. Power Button 17. Power Connector
9. eSATA Port x2