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Synology Introduces RackStation RS816
Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 10:18:13 AM

Great business starts here – compact yet scalable, powerful in every way

Taipei, Taiwan—August 11, 2016—Synology® Inc. today launched RackStation RS816, a 1U 4-bay rackmount server specially designed for growing businesses and small offices. RS816 offers flexible scalability up to eight drives for up to 64TB in total raw storage capacity with Synology RX415 expansion unit while delivering advanced computing capability and robust application suite.

"In addition to its impressive agility, RS816 is flexible in terms of its compact size and scalability, making the rackmount server able to easily fit into fast growing business environments without taking pains to adjust to changing scenarios and storage demands," said Jason Fan, Product Manager at Synology Inc.

RS816 is equipped with an upgraded dual-core CPU with hardware encryption engine, making it possible to reach 148 MB/s reading and 81 MB/s writing speeds and presenting an impressive 142% increase in its encrypted writing performance compared to its predecessor. RS816 supports dual 1GbE LAN failover, plus the hot-swappable design for instant drive replacement, ensuring maximum uptime and minimum mean time to repair (MTTR), saving business immense time and resources on storage management and disaster recovery.

RS816 runs on DiskStation Manager (DSM), the most advanced and intuitive operating system for network-attached storage devices that offers a wide range of applications from backup to multimedia for home and personal uses. While earning the highest overall ranking in the 10th TechTarget Quality Awards survey for mid-range NAS systems, Synology has also received numerous media accolades, including PC Mag Busincess Choice Award.


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