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Visually Connected are now a QNAP partner

Visually Connected are proud to announce that we are now working with QNAP to deliver storage solutions to our worldwide customer base. The full range of NAS and storage products are available through us, with units from 1 to 30 bays, tower to rackmount form factors, for business, education, work-groups and home users. QNAP have a comprehensive selection of NAS solutions to meet a wide range of user requirements.

Storage

The range of NAS devices allow you to store lots of large files, and helps increase productivity, perfect if you need your own FTP server, a secure place to store your files or
you want to archive ISO files or other applications. The range is also compatible with the cloud, so you can easily and securely share data to other parties without worrying how you can get that large file sent across. Everything is done with a web browser and no additional software installation is needed. Data can be synchronised across devices, and you can even

Backup & Recovery

QNAP Turbo NAS performs as an ideal backup destination, with large storage capacity and excellent file transfer speed to greatly assist you on backup tasks. In addition to being a backup destination, the Turbo NAS can also have it’s own data backed up to external storage devices easily and conveniently.

The QNAP NetBak Replicator, provided with any Turbo NAS unit free of charge, helps you easily back up files from Windows PC – entire disk drives, documents, pictures, music, videos, fonts, emails, and more – to the Turbo NAS. The operation is very simple. You can do the backup task in just a few clicks using NetBak Replicator by the setting of real-time synchronization, scheduled backup and auto-backup from multiple PCs to the Turbo NAS.

NetBak Replicator also supports backing up to a remote server via FTP and WebDAV through the Internet. Imagine that you can backup new photos whenever on vacation. Even you are away from home, the convenient backup supports your memories.

The enhanced QNAP NetBak Replicator utility comes with many advanced features to help you easily back up data on Windows PC to the Turbo NAS.

  • Runs as a background service without login session required
  • Allows silent installation for administrators to deploy NetBak Replicator by Group Policy (GPO) on computers quickly without interruption
  • Creates VSS snapshot of VM or database on the Windows, and backs up the content of the snapshot to the Turbo NAS
  • Supports VHD/VHDX (Virtual Hard Disks) backup

The Turbo NAS supports Apple Time Machine and provides Mac OS X users with an effortless solution to back up desktop data. You can also set the capacity in the Turbo NAS dedicated for Mac data backup. It’s as easy as you used an external storage device to back up data before.

You don’t have to have a PC to have data on USB external devices backed up to the Turbo NAS. The Turbo NAS provides a convenient way to connect a USB device, such as digital camera, digital camcorder, or USB disk to the front-panel USB port and tap on the “Copy” button to instantly back up data to the Turbo NAS. If you take photos and back up photos every day, this feature is rather useful and will save your precious time while in the old days you had to access the web-based interface on your PC in order to complete the process.

QNAP NAS

QNAP Surveillance Station

The Surveillance Station is professional network surveillance Video Management System (VMS). Being one of the Turbo NAS standard applications, the Surveillance Station can be activated on the QTS App Center to turn the Turbo NAS into a professional Network Video Recorder (NVR) system for real-time monitoring, recording, playback, alarm notifications, Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA), and management to safeguard your assets and property when used with supported IP cameras.

Maintaining accessible and reliable live surveillance feeds is essential for properties such as retail stores, hotels, construction sites, offices, and at home. With the Surveillance Station, you can easily manage & monitor multiple IP cameras on a real-time basis through web browsers, and attain the first-hand status of monitored corners, such as building gates, office entrances, or emergency exits, safeguarding your staff and property.

The Surveillance Station supports various monitoring modes to display 1, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 16, 20, 25, 36, 42, and 64 channels on a single screen. Users can also choose to sequentially display each channel or use dual displays to have a wider view.

With the support of QvPC Technology, you will be able to gain direct control over the surveillance infrastructure in your home or office environment by using “Surveillance Station (Local Display)” function*, which supports video local display and playback on a big monitor via the HDMI output.

On the Surveillance Station web interface, you can directly adjust the PTZ (Pan/Tilt/Zoom) functions of supported cameras, greatly enhancing the convenience in remote monitoring of desired corners.

Whenever you move the mouse cursor over a camera channel, the supported function buttons of the camera will show up for quick access. The interactive control buttons will disappear when not in use, helping you watch the IP camera feeds without any distractions.

On the Live-view page, whenever you want to look back to check suspicious events of a camera channel you just missed, just hit ‘Instant Playback’ button to bring up the window to review recent feeds. While you don’t have to switch to the playback page to do so, you can still have full live views of other channels simultaneously.

You can set up preset positions and auto-cruising for PTZ cameras to automatically adjust the camera angle to preset positions by the time interval you define. To gain more flexibility, you can click the corresponding number buttons of an IP camera’s preset positions to have an instant view at that position.

On the Live-view page, you can directly configure IP camera recording schedules when needed without leaving the Live-view page, maintaining a seamless monitoring so you won’t miss any suspicious event.

The E-map function helps visualize the layout of the deployment of IP cameras enabling you to quickly identify the location of each IP camera, especially when an alarm occurs. Just upload the pictures of the monitoring locations and drag and drop the IP camera icons to the right place on the E-map. Once an alarm event happens, the camera icons will flash to indicate the event type for you to be alerted immediately and take necessary actions.

The Surveillance Station works with all major web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. With QNAP Surveillance Client for Mac, users can also enjoy a similar experience on their Macs.

When the alarm recording is enabled and an event occurs, an alarm icon will be shown instantly on the monitoring page. The alert details can be viewed by clicking the icon.

QNAP Setup Map

A full range of QNAP products can be found here