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Synology Inc. has announced the availability of the SA3600 storage system, the latest device in the SA family of high-performance and versatile, petabyte-capable network attached storage servers. Built to tackle both existing and future data storage requirements, SA3600 provides businesses with access to faster and larger on-premises storage in a cost-effective package.

"In response to the rising demand for on-premises data storage, we built the SA series to help businesses reach petabyte-scale storage," said Michael Wang, Product Manager at Synology Inc. "SA3600 provides massive storage and high performance to meet the ever-growing compute requirements and to facilitate IT transformation for large-scale businesses."

Versatile architecture to accelerate workload

Powered by an Intel Xeon 12-core processor, the SA3600 is scalable up to 180 drives. SA3600 provides petabyte-scale storage capacity, suitable for massive surveillance deployments, video post-production, and other business environments. Support of both 2.5" and 3.5" SAS/SATA drives increases flexibility and prevents vendor lock-in, minimising total cost of ownership (TCO).

  • Performance: Over 5,500 MB/s sequential throughput and 176,000 4K random write IOPS1
  • Scalability: Up to 1,536 TB storage capacity with 7 expansion units2
  • 10GbE built-in: 2 x 10GbE and 4 x 1GbE Ethernet ports
  • PCIe 3.0 expansion: 2 x PCIe slots for additional network interface card support
  • Virtualisation-ready: Certified for VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer, and OpenStack Cinder

Easy to deploy by IT departments and greatly simplifies operations with comprehensive tools designed for businesses to safeguard their data.

Integrated data protection and availability

  • VM, SaaS, and endpoint protection

Centralised backup solution to protect VMware and Windows Server virtual machines, Windows endpoints, Office 365, and G Suite accounts. Manage all the backup tasks from one single console and restore data instantly with flexible recovery methods.

  • Prevent data loss with snapshots and replication

Synology Snapshot Manager integrates with VMware and Windows for application-consistent data protection. Snapshot Replication enables Shared Folder and LUN protection for all other workloads.

  • Maximise availability

Add in another SA3600 to combine two servers into a single high-availability cluster. The active/passive structure ensures smooth service transition between clustered servers in the event of hardware failure.

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