sb-as logo
Story image

QNAP launches new desktop smart edge PoE switch

18 Dec 2020

QNAP Systems has released a new desktop smart edge PoE Switch, the QGD-3014-16PT. 

It includes sixteen 30-watt Gigabit PoE ports, two 2.5GbE host management ports, Intel Celeron J4125 quad-core 2.0 GHz processor, and four 3.5-inch SATA drive bays.

The switch supports QVR Pro, HBS 3 and QuWAN SD-WAN to integrate surveillance deployment, video storage computing, and multi-site remote management to offer intelligent IP surveillance infrastructure and remote backup solutions.

“Expanding multi-site surveillance networks can be costly and involve large amounts of equipment with low transmission efficiency between multiple remote devices – not to mention the complexities involved in deployment and management,” says QNAP product manager Daniel Hsieh. 

“The QGD-3014-16PT desktop Smart Edge PoE Switch integrates PoE, surveillance capabilities, and data backup management to simplify these requirements and increase the transmission and backup efficiency of surveillance videos.”

The QGD-3014-16PT is compliant with the IEEE 802.3at PoE+ standard and features sixteen 30-watt Gigabit PoE ports, providing the ability to supply up to 140 watts total power to PoE bullet cameras, fisheye cameras, 4K PTZ cameras and Speed Dome cameras with the ONVIF standard – or high-power devices such as IP phones, LED lights, and digital signage. 

An additional two Gigabit SFP/RJ45 combo ports and two 2.5GbE host management ports serve as uplink ports to core networks, data centres, or dedicated bandwidth for virtualisation applications. 

With its secure management interfaces (QSS switch or QuNetSwitch), administrators can centrally manage powered devices with Layer 2 management features and the Intelligent PoE management functions (including scheduling, power supply prioritization, and power enabling/disabling).

Supporting QVR Pro surveillance applications, HBS 3 remote backup and QuWAN SD-WAN, the QGD-3014-16PT provides users with a cost-optimised all-in-one smart surveillance infrastructure solution. 

QVR Pro can set up a dedicated, independent storage space for surveillance data on the QGD-3014-16PT and leverage the advantages of scalable storage (including four SATA drive bays and flexible storage expansion). 

Administrators can easily manage cameras, allocate storage space, play recordings, failover, and monitor live camera feeds remotely. 

HBS 3 consolidates backup, restoration and synchronisation functions (via RTRR, Rsync, FTP, CIFS/SMB protocol) for administrators to transfer data from one QGD-3014-16PT to another, a QNAP NAS, a remote server, or cloud storage. 

The QGD-3014-16PT and other QNAP NAS, QGD switches now support QuWAN (QNAP’s SD-WAN solution) which provides full-mesh IPsec VPN topology between multi-site QNAP devices to fulfil enterprise surveillance video, system transmission and backup needs.

The intelligent QGD-3014-16PT combines the functions of a PoE switch, NVR, NAS and router, and provides HDMI 2.0 output for direct playback of live feeds up to 4K (3840x2160) 60Hz. 

By consolidating multi-device functionality into a near-silent and stylish form factor, the QGD-3014-16PT satisfies requirements and simplifies the deployment of smart surveillance solutions.

Specifications

  • Intel Celeron J4125 quad-core processor, 
  • 8GB DDR4 RAM, 
  • 4 x 3.5 inch SATA 6Gb/s drive bays, 
  • 2 x M.2 SATA slots, 
  • 16 x RJ45 Gigabit 802.3at 30-watt PoE ports, 
  • 2 x Gigabit RJ45/SFP combo ports, 
  • 2 x 2.5GbE host management ports, 
  • 3 x USB 3.0 ports, 
  • 2 x HDMI 2.0

The QGD-3014-16PT desktop Smart Edge PoE Switch is now available.  

Story image
ESET reveals APT groups exploiting Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities
A number of advanced persistent threat (APT) groups are exploiting the latest Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities, according to new ESET research.More
Story image
Gartner: Top security and risk management trends for 2021
“CISOs are keen to consolidate the number of security products and vendors they must deal with."More
Story image
Kroll completes Redscan acquisition, expands cyber risk portfolio
With the addition of Redscan and its extended detection and response (XDR) enabled security operations centre (SOC) platform, Kroll expands its Kroll Responder capabilities to support a wider array of cloud and on-premise telemetry sources.More
Story image
ThreatQuotient hits $22.5m in new financing, continues growth streak
“Since we first invested in ThreatQuotient in 2017, their team has continued to prove to the market that there is a critical need for cybersecurity solutions aimed at security operations."More
Story image
Attivo Networks expands Active Directory suite for greater protection
"We see Active Directory exploitation used in the majority of ransomware, insider and advanced attacks. We are pleased to now offer our customers early and efficient solutions for preventing the misuse of Active Directory.”More
Story image
Pandemic sees organisations of all sizes and industries invest in CTI
There is opportunity for organisations to better manage their cyber-threat intelligence for greater security and threat intelligence effectiveness by adopting the right tools and processes.More