Using the cloud key is what QNAP's website deems the "cloud installation" option. However, when I entered the key, I received a "Device not found" error on QNAP's site.Overall, this was a clunker of a cloud-setup install, compared with Western Digital's My Cloud and My Cloud EX4 NASes.
On the unit is a sticker that has a URL you access from a computer connected to the same network as the Turbo NAS.
Considering the flexible, high-level storage that this NAS drive delivers, a business would usually expect to pay more, and require more components in an infrastructure.
Still, small businesses that may not utilize the virtualization and i SCSI capabilities will find the near-00 price tag hard to swallow due to software bugs.
The feature set is actually similar to QNAP's TS-259 NAS (0, 4 stars) which is targeted to smaller businesses.
Besides file sharing and backup, it can double as a multimedia server that's compatible with i Tunes and UPn P.
If you've got an ssh host open to the internet at large, always disable root login and password based authentication.