Synology Announces DiskStation DS1618+ 6-bay NAS With Intel Atom C3538


Synology a well known brand in Consumer and Professional network attached storage has announced the DiskStation 1618+, A solution for personal use as well as small to medium sizeds businesses. The DS1618+ is a solution for file serving, application hosting, data backup, and real-time collaboration.

Synology Announces DiskStation 6-Bay NAS Packing Up To 32GB of RAM  Max Storage Of 192TB

DS1618+ is powered by a quad-core Intel Atom processor C3538 and 4GB DDR4 non-ECC SODIMM, expandable up to 32 GB in ECC SODIMMs. The storage capacity can be upgraded to 192TB when connected to two DX517 expansion units, providing fast-growing companies a data storage solution that scales with their business.

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With Synology's M2D17 PCIe adapter card, DS1618+ can house dual M.2 SATA SSD, taking advantage of the SSD cache to boost maximum throughput and reduce the I/O latency. By alternatively installing a network interface card via the PCIe slot, DS1618+ supports up to two 10GbE ports to reach a maximum throughput of 1,551 MBps reading and 586 MBps writing.

"Small to medium sized businesses need powerful, secure and scalable storage solutions to efficiently manage their growing levels of digital content, through our collaboration with Synology, their new DiskStation NAS products based on the Intel Atom processor C series have the performance and configurable high-speed I/O to help businesses quickly store and manage their most critical data."

Dan Artusi, Vice President and General Manager of Intel's Connected Home Division.

The DS1618+ runs on DiskStation Manager, Synology's software for their NAS devices, with numerous applications offered to enhance data security and work efficiency. Synology has received numerous media accolades, topping the mid-range NAS category in TechTarget's storage solution survey and winning PC Mag Readers' Choice seven years in a row.

"Modern-day companies compete based on the speed at which they generate, process, and use data to drive innovations, by integrating Intel technology , we are putting a compact powerhouse in every SMB. It will allow them to take advantage of that untapped throughput to give their companies that extra edge."

Derren Lu, CEO at Synology.

Pricing And Availability

Synology's DS1618 is available for sale now at a MSRP of $799.99