Synology® UK Ltd. recently advanced its flagship XS series line-up with the all-new 12-bay RackStation RS3614xs and RS3614RPxs. They offer large-scale businesses an ultra-fast, highly scalable and reliable storage solution to meet their requirements for uptime and cost-efficiency.
"Synology RS3614xs and RS3614RPxs deliver high performance and storage efficiency at a cost-effective price point," said Michael Wang, Product Manager of Synology Inc. "Synology even brings a higher value and peace of mind to users by offering 5-year warranty coverage on the RS3614xs and RS3614RPxs."
Both models feature substantial platform and bandwidth upgrades to a dual core 3.4 GHz CPU and dual PCIe slots that support up to four 10GbE connectivity, achieving 74% performance gains at 3,518 MB/s and 282,660 IOPS. They come with native SATA III 6 Gb/s support and read/write-optimised SSD cache support to efficiently boost throughput while minimising cost per gigabyte.
Equipped with 4 GB ECC RAM expandable to 32 GB, the RS3614xs and RS3614RPxs provide superior performance as well as data accuracy. To ensure continual service, they support Synology High Availability and offer a suite of redundancy mechanisms including redundant system fans and network ports with failover support. Redundant power supplies are available on the RS3614RPxs and the RX1214RP expansion unit to further maximise system uptime.
Designed to grow with business, the storage capacity of the RS3614xs and RS3614RPxs can be scaled to 216 TB when paired with two RX1214 or RX1214RP expansion units. They are ideal storage solutions for major virtualisation servers by achieving certifications of Microsoft® Windows Sever 2012 with Hyper-V™, VMware® vSphere™ 5 VAAI, and Citrix® XenServer™.
Synology RS3614xs and RS3614RPxs run on DiskStation Manager (DSM) 5.0, an intuitive operating system that provides a host of applications to bring better productivity at work. Synology was voted as "PCMag Business Choice Award 2013 winner" and received the highest rating in every element of the survey, including reliability, overall satisfaction, value, and likelihood to recommend.