Synology® Inc. today launched RackStation RS816, a 1U 4-bay rackmount server specially designed for growing businesses and small offices and also RackStation RS3617xs, a robust and scalable NAS server delivering greater agility and higher efficiency to support large-scale businesses. RS816 offers flexible scalability up to eight drives for up to 64TB in total raw storage capacity with Synology RX415 expansion unit while delivering advanced computing capability and robust application suite.
“In addition to its impressive agility , RS816 is flexible in terms of its compact size and scalability, making the rackmount server able to easily fit into fast growing business environments without taking pains to adjust to changing scenarios and storage demands,” said Jason Fan, Product Manager at Synology Inc.
RS816 is equipped with an upgraded dual-core CPU with hardware encryption engine, making it possible to reach 148 MB/s reading and 81 MB/s writing speeds and presenting an impressive 142% increase in its encrypted writing performance compared to its predecessor. RS816 supports dual 1GbE LAN failover, plus the hot-swappable design for instant drive replacement, ensuring maximum uptime and minimum mean time to repair (MTTR), saving business immense time and resources on storage management and disaster recovery.
RS816 runs on DiskStation Manager (DSM), the most advanced and intuitive operating system for network-attached storage devices that offers a wide range of applications from backup to multimedia for home and personal uses. While earning the highest overall ranking in the 10th TechTarget Quality Awards survey for mid-range NAS systems, Synology has also received numerous media accolades, including PCR’s Networking Vendor of the Year.
“Businesses today are faced with increasing storage needs” said Michael Wang, Product Manager at Synology Inc. “RS3617xs is an enterprise NAS solution equipped with advanced technologies and comprehensive applications for large and expanding businesses to handle massive storage capacities.”
Equipped with a quad-core 3.3 GHz CPU, RS3617xs delivers high performance at over 3,263 MB/s sequential throughput and 333,941 IOPS under a RAID 5 configuration with 10GbE Link Aggregation enabled. RS3617xs comes with dual PCIe slots that supports up to two 10GbE Network Interface Cards (NIC); maximising bandwidth and meeting high performance requirements for data-intensive applications.
RS3617xs is powered by a robust Btrfs file system, bringing snapshot technology with faster point-in-time recovery of data while preventing data corruption and ensuring high levels of data integrity. The RS3617xs is designed to meet the need for future growth. Synology’s expansion units RX1217/RX1217RP offer an easy way to immediately expand up to 36 drives by providing 12 additional drive slots each. RS3617xs also provides seamless storage solutions for virtualisation environments including VMware, Citrix, and Hyper-V.
RS3617xs runs on DiskStation Manager (DSM), the most advanced and intuitive operating system for network -attached storage devices that offers a wide range of applications to bring better productivity at work. While earning the highest overall ranking in the 10thTechTarget Quality Awards survey for mid-range NAS systems, Synology has also received numerous media accolades, including PCR’s Networking Vendor of the Year.
Both the RS816 and the RS3617xs are available for immediate delivery and more information can be found here.