High performance 1U rackmount NAS for small and medium-sized businesses
Synology® Inc. today launched RackStation RS818+/RS818RP+ and expansion unit RX418, a 1U 4-bay rackmount NAS designed with speedy transmission performance and storage scalability for small and medium-sized businesses.
RS818+/RS818RP+ features a 2.4GHz quad-core processor with AES-NI encryption engine, 2GB DDR3 memory (expandable to 16GB in dual channel), and a PCIe 2.0 slot to support an optional 10GbE network card. This powerful hardware provides a reading speed exceeding 1,099 MB/s, making RS818+/RS818RP+ ideal centralised storage for multi-client data transmissions.
The storage capacity of RS818+/RS818RP+ can be further expanded with Synology expansion unit RX418, providing up to 8 drives for flexible data management and backup. RS818+/RS818RP+ comes with four 1GbE LAN ports to support Link Aggregation and failover. Synology High Availability support provides a reliable active/passive server cluster, keeping data and services online. Furthermore, RS818RP+ is equipped with redundant power supplies to deliver increased service continuity.
“Condensed in a flat 1U rackmount chassis, RS818+/RS818RP+ provides great performance, hardware upgradability, and service reliability,” said Michael Wang, Product Manager at Synology Inc.
RS818+/RS818RP+ runs on DiskStation Manager, the advanced and intuitive operating system for Synology NAS devices, with various applications such as file sharing, data backup, or collaboration tools to enhance work productivity. Certified by VMware®, Citrix®, Microsoft Hyper-V®, and OpenStack Cinder®, RS818+/RS818RP+ can be seamlessly integrated into a company’s virtualization environment. Synology has received numerous media accolades, topping the mid-range NAS category in TechTarget’s storage solution survey and winning PCMag Readers’ Choice Award seven years in a row.