Synology is launching their first ever 3U Plus Series rackmount NAS server called the RS2818RP+. This large 16-bay unit not only provides a large storage capacity but a price many businesses can afford.
Below is the press release by Synology. Read more information below on the RS2818RP+.
BELLEVUE, Wash.—February 1, 2018—Synology® Inc. today launched RackStation RS2818RP+, a 3U 16-bay NAS providing large storage capacity with affordable total cost of ownership (TCO) for small- and medium-sized businesses. The company also announced it is officially bringing its next business-day replacement service, Synology Replacement Service (SRS), to North America.
RS2818RP+ is Synology's first 3U RackStation NAS in the Plus Series product line, supporting up to 16 drive bays with up to 192TB raw capacity. The storage capacity can be further expanded up to 336TB when connecting to one RX1217(RP), providing seamless on-the-fly volume expansion.
"One of the common challenges for modern small and medium-sized businesses is finding a storage solution that can store large amounts of data while having the flexibility to scale when their business grows," said Jason Fan, Product Manager at Synology Inc. "RS2818RP+ offers large storage capacity with affordable total cost of ownership. It is ideal to serve as a centralized backup target, a file server or a hub-and-spoke backup target for distributed businesses."
RS2818RP+ is powered by an Intel® Atom® C3508 quad-core CPU and 4GB DDR4 non-ECC UDIMM RAM, expandable up to 64GB with four 16GB ECC UDIMMs. The four plug-and-play Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports that can be expanded with higher performance 10GbE NICs, providing over 1,400 MBps sequential read throughput and 26,000 random write IOPS.
The company also announced its next business-day replacement service, Synology Replacement Service (SRS), is now available for customers in the United States and Canada. to North America.The new model is backed with Synology Replacement Service (SRS), Synology’s next business-day replacement service for North America that is meant to expedite the replacement process and minimize service downtime. For a list of all eligible models, please visit: https://srs.synology.com/en-global
RS2818RP+ runs on DiskStation Manager, the advanced and intuitive operating system for Synology NAS devices, with various applications offered to enhance work productivity. Synology has received numerous media accolades, topping the mid-range NAS category in TechTarget's storage solution survey and winning PCMag Readers' Choice seven years in a row.
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Synology creates network attached storage, IP surveillance solutions, and network equipment that transform the way users manage data, conduct surveillance, and manage network in the cloud era. By taking full advantage of the latest technologies, Synology aims to help users centralize data storage and backup, share files on-the-go, implement professional surveillance solutions, and manage network in reliable and affordable ways. Synology is committed to delivering products with forward-thinking features and the best in class customer services.