Synology recognizes the trend in virtualization as we strive to provide the most up to date support for cutting-edge technologies. Synology's technology portfolio makes data storage and data movement easier in a virtualization environment, for all sizes of business.
Synology is the leading NAS server provider to offer support on the following:
|Model||VMware vSphere||Microsoft Hyper-V||Citrix XenServer|
|vSphere 5.X & VAAI||vSphere 4.X||2012||2008|
Synology has acquired itself with readiness for VMware vSphere® 5 and full VAAI support. Full VAAI support includes Hardware Assisted Locking (ATS), Block Zero, Full Copy, and Thin Provisioning. When deploying Synology DiskStation and RackStation, businesses are entitled for:
To show how VAAI support can improve performance in practice, here are some key figures and testing summary* :
To learn more about our VAAI support, please visit the official Synology Blog (English).
Synology DiskStation and RackStation pass Windows Server 2012 certification. Businesses are able to leverage the functionalities of Microsoft-certified storage solutions including: live storage migration, capability, Hyper-V Replica, and storage capacity.
Businesses that deploy servers with Windows Server 2012 certification are entitled for: