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Synology’s Top Selling Products



Storage needs vary with the size and needs of each company, and for many home users and small businesses, Network Attached Storage (NAS) is your best option. Connected storage is more versatile than other forms of storage, and NAS is easier to use, more accessible and costs less than other storage. The devices provide an infrastructure to let you consolidate storage with less equipment and cabling, and they’re also good for critical tasks like archiving, backup and virtualization.

When it comes to finding the NAS that’s right for you, there are a number of different options and manufacturers. One of the strongest brands for NAS is Synology, which offers a robust line of multifunctional devices that are suitable for many different environments.

While the individual devices may vary in performance and capability, all of their products share certain characteristics, such as energy efficiency, superior uptime and seamless scalability. Let’s take a look at Synology’s top four selling products and what makes each one so exceptional.

Synology DiskStation DS418play 4-Bay 3.5” NAS

With 40TB of storage capacity and 4K Ultra HD, the DiskStation DS418play 4-Bay 3.5” NAS is a high-performing model that creates a centralized multimedia hub. It has a built-in AES-NI hardware encryption engine and also provides superior encrypted file transmission.

Perfect for the small business and home user, it’s an ideal entry-level model for the NAS user. Its 4K capability means that you can access and stream 4K media content at any time and from any place. You can convert and play content on other devices including media players, computers and smartphones.

Synology DiskStation DS418play 4-Bay 3.5” NAS Features

CPU Dual-core 2GHz burst up to 2.5GHz
Network Dual 1GbE LAN ports
Memory 2GB DDR3L, scalable up to 6GB
Performance Over 226 MB/s and over 185 MB/s encrypted sequential reading and writing

Synology RackStation RS18017xs+ 12-Bay 3.5” SAS NAS

When you need a powerful storage solution, the Synology RackStation RS18017xs+ 12-Bay 3.5” SAS NAS is the first place to look. Its flexible storage scalability means that you can start small and scale big, connecting up to seven expansion units. Ideal for large scale business, it can keep up with your growth and has the flexibility to adapt to your changing needs.

It’s designed for ultra-high performance with more than 208,692 random read IOPS and 5,534 MB/s sequential read throughput. Its DDR4 ECC RDIMM and 10GbE connectivity ensure that you have data accuracy and performance every time.

The RackStation’s Btrfs file system is the most advanced storage technology available for your business today, offering file- and folder-level restoration to make data recovery fast and flexible. It provides automatic file self-healing to detect and recover corrupted files without user intervention and Snapshot replication that provides schedulable data protection with 1,024 shared folder backups and 65,000 system-wide snapshots.

As part of Synology’s FS and XS Series of NAS, this robust machine has all the capabilities needed for a growing company seeking best in class storage solutions.

Synology RackStation RS18017xs+ 12-Bay 3.5” SAS NAS Features
CPU Intel Xeon D-1531 6-core processor
RAM options 16GB DDR4 ECC RDIMM, up to 128GB
Network Two 10GBase-T ports, optional 10GbE NIC support
Chassis 2U chassis design, 12 SAS/SATA drive bays
10GbE NIC support Chassis 2U chassis design, 12 SAS/SATA drive bays

Synology DiskStation DS418 4-Bay 3.5” NAS

Power and value come together in the Synology DiskStation DS418 4-Bay 3.5” NAS. This versatile performer is ideal for centralized file storage and real-time 4K H.265 video transcoding, and its 64-bit quad-core processor enables it to deliver excellent data transfer speeds and large storage volume management.

Through the Cloud Station Suite, you have real-time data synchronization across all your devices, allowing you to more effectively manage a secure and intuitive private cloud. It also features the Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR) technology, which maximizes the data capacity of your RAID when using different sizes of HDDs.

SHR is also designed for easy installation and access even by novice users, thanks to a convenient installation wizard that guides you through all of the essential steps of that first installation. Then, this automated RAID management system allows you to easily create and expand storage volumes and migrate RAID types without requiring details on RAID. You’ll also enjoy one to two-disk redundancy that ensures your data is safe during drive failures.

Synology DiskStation DS418 4-Bay 3.5” NAS Features

CPU Quad-core 1.4GHz
Network Dual 1GbE LAN ports
Memory 2GB DDR4
Performance Over 226 MB/s and 170 MB/s sequential reading and writing

Synology DiskStation DS1817 8-Bay 3.5” NAS

With the Synology DiskStation DS1817 8-Bay 3.5” NAS, you get the kind of powerhouse performance needed for a larger business environment. This scalable eight-bay NAS has built-in dual 10GbE LAN ports as well as dual Gigabit ports, and it delivers exceptional data transfer rates. It supports link aggregation and failover functions to provide maximum performance and uninterrupted service.

Scalable to up to 18 drives with two DX517 expansion units, it is designed to grow with your needs. The Cloud Station Suite delivers essential real-time data synchronization across all your devices and uses “Intelliversioning” to improve the use of your storage space by keeping the most important versions of your files.

Synology DiskStation DS1817 8-Bay 3.5” NAS Features

Network Two built-in 10GBASE-T LAN ports
Memory 4GB DDR3L, up to 8GB
High Performance 1,577 MB/s sequential reading
Scalability Up to 18 drives with two DX517 expansion units

Regardless of your individual business or home use needs, there’s a Synology NAS that can help you achieve the proper storage and performance that you expect. Getting the right equipment means knowing you have sufficient capabilities with the scalability options you need to keep your business on track and running smoothly. If you’re ready to learn more about which NAS is right for you, or want more information, contact us at 1-855-AVENTIS or visit us at www.aventissystems.com.

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