Synology® Inc. launched RackStation RS818+/RS818RP+, a new 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 over 1,099 MB/s reading speed, making RS818+/RS818RP+ an ideal centralized storage option for multi-client data transmissions.
Furthermore, the storage capacity of RS818+/RS818RP+ can be further expanded with the new Synology expansion unit RX418, providing up to 8 drives for flexible data management and backup. It also 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. In addition, to deliver increased service continuity, RS818RP+ is equipped with redundant power supplies.
"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.