QNAP ES1686DC-2123IT-64G 16 Bay Enterprise Rackmount NAS


Intel® Xeon® D-2123IT 4-core 2.20 GHz processor

4GB (Dual boot OS protection)

3U Rackmount

Hot-swappable fan module



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£10,751.66 (£12,901.99 inc VAT)

SKU: ES1686DC-2123IT-64G

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QNAP ES1686dc-2123IT-64G - 16 Bay Rack Enclosure w/64GB RAM

  • Intel Xeon D dual active-active controllers provide supreme uptime and redundancy to ensure high availability.
  • Battery-protected DRAM write to cache data protection and Flash read acceleration provides industry-leading random access performance.
  • Two M.2 SSD slots allow for implementing SSD cache acceleration.
  • Four 10GbE SFP+ ports accelerate virtualization, large file sharing, and intensive data transfer.
  • Near-limitless snapshots and SnapSync for snapshot remote backup assist businesses to resume essential services in the shortest time.
  • Supports VMware vSphere 6.5, Windows Server 2016 and Citrix XenServer 7.0 for storage virtualization. Compatible with OpenStack cloud environments.

Delivering enterprise high availability, the ES1686dc Enterprise ZFS NAS features Intel® Xeon® D processors, dual active controllers, up to 512 GB DDR4 ECC memory, SAS 12Gb/s, and ZFS that supports logical volume management. The ES1686dc runs the latest QES 2.1.0 operating system that supports near-limitless snapshots, SnapSync, block-level data deduplication, and inline data compression. Whether being used as a mission-critical file server, virtualization server, VDI, medium-sized data center, video streaming, surveillance storage, and efficient file backup & recovery, the ES1686dc helps your business to achieve service-level agreements for performance and uptime.





Cables Included

6 x 1000Base-T cable ¦ 1 x RJ-11 to RS-232 adapter
Included Accessories 64 x flat head screws (for 3.5" HDD), 64 x flat head screws (for 2.5" HDD), 2 x power cables, E2 Series rail kit, 2 x battery backup units
Features Audible alarm
Compliant Standards FCC Class A certified, VCCI, BSMI, EN 60950, EN55024, CB, FIPS 140-2, LVD, EN 55022 Class A




Device Type

NAS server
Host Connectivity Gigabit Ethernet / 10 Gigabit Ethernet
Enclosure Type Rack-mountable - 3U
Total Storage Capacity 0 GB
Installed Devices / Modules Qty 0 (installed) / 16 (max)
Width 48.305 cm
Depth 63.062 cm
Height 13.2 cm
Weight 25.83 kg

Processor / Memory



Processors Installed

2 x Intel Xeon D-2123IT 2.2 GHz
Number of Cores Quad-Core
Max Supported Qty 2
Max Turbo Speed 3 GHz
RAM 64 GB (installed) / 512 GB (supported) - DDR4
Features Registered
Flash Memory Installed 4 GB

Storage Controller




2 x RAID
Interface Type SAS 12Gb/s
RAID Level RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, JBOD, RAID 5 hot spare, RAID 6 hot spare, RAID 10 hot spare, RAID 1 hot spare




Data Link Protocol

GigE, 10 GigE
Network / Transport Protocol TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6
Remote Management Protocol SNMP 2, SNMP 3, HTTP, HTTPS, TFTP, CLI
Network Services Compatibility Microsoft Active Directory (AD), DHCP, Network File System (NFS), FTP, Server Message Block (SMB), HTTP, HTTPS
Features LDAP support, wake on LAN (WOL), Syslog support, IPv6 support, backup server, Access Control List (ACL) support, IPv4 support, DHCP client, Link Aggregation
Encryption Algorithm SSL, 256-bit AES

Expansion / Connectivity



Expansion Bays

16 (total) / 16 (free) x hot-swap - 2.5" / 3.5"
Expansion Slots 2 (total) / 2 (free) x PCI Express 3.0 x8 ¦ 2 (total) / 2 (free) x M.2
Interfaces 6 x Ethernet 10Gb - RJ-45 ¦ 4 x USB 3.0 - Type A ¦ 2 x Ethernet 1000Base-T (management) - RJ-45 ¦ 2 x SAS 12Gb/s ¦ 8 x Ethernet 10Gb - SFP+




Power Device

Internal power supply - hot-plug
Installed Qty 2
Max Supported Qty 2
Power Redundancy Yes
Power Redundancy Scheme 1+1
Voltage Required AC 120/230 V
Power Consumption Operational 500.87 Watt
Power Provided 770 Watt

Software / System Requirements



Storage Operating System


Dimensions & Weight (Shipping)



Shipping Weight

32.69 kg

Environmental Parameters



Min Operating Temperature

0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C
Humidity Range Operating 5 - 95% (non-condensing)
Sound Emission 55.8 dBA



5 year warranty