Balance performance and cost with hybrid storage. Designed for diversified business IT environments, the high-capacity TS-1655 has twelve 3.5-inch SATA drive bays (for HDDs) and four 2.5-inch SATA drive bays (for SSDs) with 2.5GbE high-speed connectivity. Fueled by an immense 8-core Intel Processor, the TS-1655 presents a secure, scalable, and complete business-ready storage solution for cross-team file sharing, collaboration, backup & disaster recovery, virtualization, and intensive data transmission. The TS-1655 will be available and supported by QNAP for an extended period (up to 2027), ideal for businesses requiring matching NAS models deployed in multiple locations.
High-speed 2.5GbE accelerates intensive file access, large backup/restoration tasks, virtualization, and multimedia transfer.
SSD caching and AI acceleration
Two M.2 NVMe PCIe Gen 3 slots allow implementing SSD cache acceleration, SSD storage pool, or a Coral M.2 accelerator for faster image recognition.
Flexible PCIe expansion
Three PCIe slots allow for installing 5/10/25GbE adapters, Fibre Channel cards, or QM2 cards to increase application performance.
Virtual machines and containers
Host virtual machines and containerized apps on one device to optimize resource utilization and IT budgeting. Supports SR-IOV.
Realize hybrid cloud applications by working with the cache space reserved on NAS to ensure low-latency cloud data access.
Satisfy ever-growing storage needs by connecting flexible and economical QNAP expansion enclosures.
Eight cores up to 2.8 GHz, Intel® QuickAssist Technology, and up to 128 GB memory
The TS-1655 adopts the Intel® Atom® C5125 8-core 2.8 GHz processor that supports Intel® QuickAssist Technology (QAT), offloading computationally-intensive compression and improving IPsec/SSL cryptography performance. The TS-1655 comes with four UDIMM DDR4 slots (8 GB preinstalled) that can be upgraded to 128 GB for higher workloads. Error-Correcting Code memory is also supported to deliver server-grade performance and reliability for rugged enterprise IT environments as a cost-efficient NAS solution.
|Windows File Transfer (2x 2.5GbE) 10 Gigabytes file transfer||Read 525 MB/s||Write 582 MB/s|
|SMB Sequential Throughput (2x 10GbE)||Read 2362 MB/s||Write 1936 MB/s|
|SMB Sequential Throughput (2x 25GbE)||Read 3499 MB/s||Write 2465 MB/s|
Virtualization Certifications Supported by TS-1655
Affordable, faster 2.5GbE meets today’s high-bandwidth demands
Featuring two native 2.5GbE RJ45 LAN ports (backwards compatible with 1G/100M), the TS-1655 allows you to upgrade network speeds from 1 Gigabit to 2.5 Gigabit using existing CAT5e cables. Port Trunking and failover support further satisfies bandwidth and reliability demanding applications including virtualization, large file transfers, high-speed backup/restoration, and real-time applications. QNAP also offers numerous managed/unmanaged 2.5GbE/10GbE switches, assisting organizations in implementing high-speed, secure, and scalable network environments without going over budget.
M.2 slots for SSD caching and accelerated AI-powered image recognition
The TS-1655 is equipped with two M.2 PCIe Gen 3 slots that allow for installing NVMe PCIe Gen 3 SSDs with 2280 form factors or Edge TPU (sold separately) to boost NAS performance.
Abundant I/O capabilities with PCIe expansion
The TS-1655 has three PCIe Gen 3 x4 slots that allow for installing various expansion cards for expanding application potential.
5/10/25GbE network card
Enable lightning-fast throughput for bandwidth-demanding tasks (virtualization, mass data transmission, fast backup/restore.)
Adds M.2 SSD or 2.5GbE/10GbE connectivity to the NAS for optimized performance and bandwidth.
SAS / SATA storage expansion cards
Enable lightning-fast throughput for bandwidth-demanding tasks (virtualization, mass data transmission, fast backup/restore.)
Direct 2.5GbE connectivity for up to 14 PC/workstations
Your team needs a high-speed environment and productivity boost, and the TS-1655 delivers with two 2.5GbE ports. By installing three 4-port PCIe network cards (QXG-2G4T-I225) the TS-1655 can directly connect to up to 14 PC/workstations - no switch required – for faster large file transfer/backup, video editing, and much more.
Comprehensive backup and disaster recovery solution
The TS-1655 supports various apps that cover all your backup needs. Practice safe IT habits by regularly backing up files and device content, allowing them to be easily restored when needed.
For Windows®, install NetBak Replicator to back up your PC to QNAP NAS. In macOS®, just set up the built-in Time Machine® to secure your data.
Remote backup for NAS
Hybrid Backup Sync makes it easy to back up data from a TS-1655 to another QNAP NAS or remote server to fulfill your 3-2-1 backup strategy.
Enjoy license-free VMware® and Hyper-V VM backup with source-side incremental backup, global deduplication, and recovery compression.
Safeguard enterprise cloud data by backing up/syncing files, emails, calendars, and contacts from Google™ Workspace and Microsoft® Office 365® to the NAS.
Cloud backup for NAS
Hybrid Backup Sync supports mainstream cloud storage for NAS data backup. For backup to object cloud storage, VJBOD Cloud is especially useful to reduce bandwidth usage and backup time.
Hybrid Backup Sync eliminates redundant data at the source and then backs up the deduplicated data, helping to save time and storage costs while providing efficient multi-version backups.
Multi-version snapshots mitigate ransomware threats
The TS-1655 supports block-based snapshots that record the state of the system at any time. It helps protect data, which can be restored back to a specific point of time, greatly helping in mitigating the threat of ransomware.
Volume and LUN snapshots
Take snapshots in seconds and revert the entire volume/LUN back to a specific point in time to prevent loss of important data.
Instantly restore snapshots
Snapshot content can be quickly restored to a local NAS, or restored on a folder/file basis to a local/remote NAS or cloud storage. You can also conveniently view and restore snapshots from the client side.
Back up snapshots
Multiply data protection by backing up snapshot files! Replicate volume/LUN snapshots in the TS-1655 to a remote NAS (Snapshot Replica) by copying only the changes made. This helps save time & bandwidth, and can be run manually or on a scheduled basis.
All-in-one solution for hosting virtual machines and containers
By running multiple virtual machines and containers on the TS-1655, you can deploy multi-tenant environments and applications to increase management efficiency and save hardware costs. Coupled with the Network & Virtual Switch app that boosts interoperability between virtual machines, containers, QNAP NAS, and other physical devices on the network, you can flexibly allocate physical and virtual network resources to simplify network deployment.
Run multiple Windows®, Linux®, UNIX®, Android™, and QuTScloud virtual machines and access them via a web browser or Virtual Network Computing (VNC). Businesses can run virtualized server applications on a single NAS without needing additional physical servers.
Experience Docker®, LXD, and Kata Containers lightweight virtualization technologies, download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry®, import/export containers, and create abundant microservices.
Run Linux® applications (including apps from the Software Center) directly on the NAS and remotely access the Linux® desktop from a web browser. The open-source Linux® platform is also ideal for Internet of Things development.
Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV)
By installing an SR-IOV compatible PCIe SmartNIC in the TS-1655, you can allocate bandwidth resources from a physical network card directly to VMs, increasing network efficiency and reduced CPU overheads.
QuTScloud virtual NAS
QuTScloud is a virtual appliance based on the QTS operating system. Enterprises can quickly launch QuTScloud on hypervisors including Linux® KVM, Microsoft® Hyper-V, and VMware ESXi™ to acquire advanced NAS features without requiring additional NAS hardware.
Comprehensive security and privilege settings
The TS-1655 is loaded with flexible privilege settings and security measures. Besides IP blocking, QNAP Authenticator, HTTPS connection, there are more apps that help ensure optimal NAS protection against threats like malware and hackers.
myQNAPcloud secures remote access
myQNAPcloud allows convenient connection to the TS-1655 through the Internet without any complex DDNS settings. To ensure your remote access service is secure, myQNAPcloud strengthens keys on SSL Certificates to 2048-bits.
Simplified privilege settings
The TS-1655 supports comprehensive access right settings for shared folders, Azure Active Directory Domain Services (Azure AD DS), LDAP, and Windows ACL to help IT staff efficiently manage user accounts and access rights for multiple NAS systems.
Supports IPv6, firewall access lists, and GeoIP filtering to restrict access based on geographical locations for higher NAS network security.
Superior security with QVPN
A virtual private network (VPN) allows secure access to network resources and services across public networks. QVPN supports creating a VPN client, using the TS-1655 as a VPN server, and WireGuard® VPN service with an easy-to-use interface for setting up a secure connection.
A security portal for the TS-1655 to check for weaknesses and offer recommendations for enhancing NAS security. It also integrates anti-virus and anti-malware scanning software.
Regularly scan your TS-1655 using the latest malware definitions. If infected files are detected, they will be immediately removed to ensure NAS data security.
The best file storage and collaboration center
The TS-1655 integrates rich apps for storing, managing, synchronizing, searching, and archiving files. It supports SMB/CIFS, AFP, and NFS protocols for streamlined file sharing across Windows®, Mac®, and Linux®/UNIX®, and provides the smartest NAS solution for professionally managing your files.
Build an affordable Fibre Channel SAN environment
Common Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks (SAN) devices are often costly. By installing QNAP dual-port 16Gb Fibre Channel expansion cards in the TS-1655, you have more budget-friendly options to add a NAS to a SAN environment. You can set a Fibre Channel Target using the iSCSI & Fibre Channel app. Moreover, the LUN Masking and Port Binding features provide an additional layer of data security.
QNAP Backup & Data Protection Solutions: Complete Apps & Utilities at Your Fingertips
QNAP provides comprehensive solutions for virtually all data protection requirements. Discover an array of apps/utilities to help you back up various sources, including:
Boxafe – Google Workspace (G Suite) /Microsoft 365 SaaS backup
Hyper Data Protector – VMware vSphere/Microsoft Hyper-V VM backup
Hybrid Backup Sync – QNAP NAS/file server/macOS backup
NetBak Replicator – Windows backup
Snapshot – QNAP NAS protection/backup
Smart surveillance solution for 24/7 security
QVR Elite is QNAP’s subscription-based smart surveillance solution, allowing you to easily build a surveillance system with lower TCO and higher scalability. Recordings are saved as MP4 files, allowing playback on nearly every device. QVR Elite also integrates QNAP AI-based solutions to build smart facial recognition for retail and door access systems with QNAP NAS. You can arrange a dedicated, independent storage space for surveillance data on the TS-1655 and enjoy simplified camera management, storage space allocation, camera live viewing and playback. QVR Elite smart surveillance system
Free embedded channels
2 IP camera channels
Monthly US $1.99 /channel
QVR Pro Client and mobile app
Total camera channels
Scalable with optional licenses
NAS expansion units
Flexible and economical storage expansion
QNAP provides easy ways to expand your storage capacity. Here are several ways to expand your TS-1655 storage as needed to accommodate data and business growth.
Attach QNAP expansion enclosures
Connect expansion enclosures to the TS-1655, and manage NAS storage expansion with the user-friendly Storage & Snapshots Manager app.
Mount cloud storage or remote file servers
Mount cloud storage or remote file servers to expand the capacity of the TS-1655 while also centrally managing files on the NAS, cloud storage, and remote devices.
Migrate to a new NAS
Install your NAS hard drives into a larger QNAP NAS and retain all your existing data and configurations.
Upgrade RAID capacity
Hot-swap lower-capacity drives with larger-capacity drives to expand your NAS capacity so it can grow with your business.
More productivity-boosting applications
The TS-1655 provides an App Center that includes feature-rich apps to expand your NAS potential!
An AI-powered photo management app, supporting automated photo categorization with AI Albums, iOS® Live Photo display, and powerful search tool for ultimate photo management and sharing solution.
Run a high-performance S3 compatible development environment on your TS-1655 to simplify service development workflows from testing to production. You can also move cold data from the cloud to an on-premises QuObjects to save cloud storage costs.
Consolidates all system events, alerts, and notifications for smooth and easy NAS management, keeping you always informed of your NAS status.
An Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) solution that enables you to connect apps and devices with QNAP NAS for automating daily tasks for greater productivity.
The best email backup solution that allows you to easily backup/recover and manage multiple email accounts in their native format with strong security and data integrity.
The TS-1655 can perform as an FTP server featuring SSL/TLS encryption, QoS bandwidth controls, and permission settings for efficiently and securely transferring large amounts of data. FTP Client is also supported.
A health check for your hard drives
Hard drives are at the heart of your NAS, and ensuring their long-term health and reliability is absolutely crucial. QNAP provides various methods and tools to help you monitor hard drive health, ensuring that you can take proactive decisions to safeguard your data and files.
If any of the S.M.A.R.T. values are reported as abnormal, or bad blocks are detected, you can take early action and replace drives before potential data loss occurs.
Switch to QuTS hero operating system for optimal data integrity and reliability
The TS-1655 also supports QuTS hero - QNAP’s ZFS-based NAS operating system. Providing end-to-end data integrity, data reduction (inline data deduplication, compression, and compaction), and much more, QuTS hero uses additional system resources to ensure an optimal environment for protecting business data.
Extend hardware warranty up to 5 years
The TS-1655 is backed by a 3-year warranty at no additional cost. You can also purchase a warranty extension that extends your warranty coverage up to 5 years.