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Synology® Introduces RC18015xs+ & RXD1215sas

Uncompromising reliability, unyielding data protection

Bellevue, WA—June 11, 2015—Synology® America Corp. today announced the RC18015xs+ and RXD1215sas, high-availability server solution featuring massive scalability, superior performance, and point-in-time data backup for small- and medium-sized businesses seeking enterprise solutions.

"For today's businesses, maintaining server uptime is the key to ensuring maximum productivity and minimized costs. The high-availability cluster design of RC18015xs+ and RXD1215sas is the ideal storage solution for enterprises that want nonstop business continuity, scalability, and comprehensive data protection tools," said Michael Wang, Product Manager at Synology Inc.

The RC18015xs+ and RXD1215sas are designed to work as a high-availability cluster – requiring two RC18015xs+ and at least one RXD1215sas expansion unit. The units are $3,999.99 and $3,499.99 respectively. With two RC18015xs+ and at least one RXD1215sas expansion unit, the price totals under $12,000. Together, the system delivers state-of-the-art features including:

ŸHigh-availability cluster design: By combining two computing servers and multiple storage units into a single high-availability cluster, RC18015xs+ and RXD1215sas deliver unyielding reliability and data availability. With the active/passive structure, services are automatically switched over to one server if the other unexpectedly goes offline.

ŸMassive scalability up to 180 drives/1PB with RXD1215sas: Up to 15 RXD1215sas can be connected to the dual RC18015xs+ computing nodes, accommodating massive scalability up to 180 drives and maximum raw storage beyond 1PB.

Snapshot technology brings point-in-time data recovery: RC18015xs+ brings snapshot technology, allowing businesses to automatically capture point-in-time copies of data as frequently as every five minutes without occupying system resources. Admin can also customize the retention policy to save up to 256 hourly, daily, or weekly recovery points.

Next generation storage efficiency: By using the Btrfs file system; the RC18015xs+ brings quota control for: shared folders, user accounts, and a built-in data integrity check.

In addition to the above features, the RC18015xs+ and RXD1215sas offers superior performance of more than 2,270 MB/s throughput; 355,400 IOPS; 8GB ECC RAM (upgradeable up to 32GB); and one PCI Express 3.0 with 8 slots for the installation of a 10GbE network interface card (NIC). Also, redundant hardware mechanisms — such as SAS modules, SAS connection cables, and power supply units —eliminate single points of failure.

The RC18015xs+ and RXD1215sas are backed by Synology's 5-year warranty. RC18015xs+ and RXD1215sas are powered by DiskStation Manager (DSM), the most advanced and intuitive web-based operating system for network-attached storage, providing a host of applications to bring better productivity to work. Synology was voted as "PC Mag Business Choice Award winner" and received the highest rating in every element of the survey, including reliability, overall satisfaction, value, and likelihood to recommend. Synology also earned: InfoWorld's Technology of the Year Award, The Computex Best Choice Golden Award, and Tom's Hardware's Best of Computex 2015. For more information, please visit



Synology RC18015xs+ and RXD1215sas are now shipping globally. Please Note: RC18015xs+ and RXD1215sas are designed to work as a high-availability cluster. Two RC18015xs+ and at least one RXD1215sas expansion unit are required to operate normally. The units are $3,999.99 and $3,499.99 respectively.