Synology® Introduces DiskStation DS1517+, DS1817+, and Expansion Unit DX517
High-performance NAS optimised for data intensive tasks
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom — 13th April 2017 - Synology® Inc. launched DiskStation DS1517+ and DS1817+ together with the DX517 expansion unit today. The powerful and scalable 5-bay and 8-bay tower servers offer a high-performance, reliable, and versatile network-attached storage solution for tech enthusiasts and small/medium-sized businesses.
"DS1517+ and DS1817+ offer tech enthusiasts and small businesses more storage options that bring outstanding performance and flexibility for intensive storage tasks." said Jason Fan, Product Manager at Synology Inc. "DS1517+ and DS1817+ are Synology's first NAS devices to support M.2 SSD, designed to solve the performance bottleneck of heavy workload applications and significantly reduce the I/O latency."
DS1517+ and DS1817+ come with an Intel® Atom™ quad-core 2.4GHz processor, with two default memory options: 2GB and 8GB, expandable up to 16GB. Besides the four built-in 1GbE networking ports, the PCIe slot accommodates an optional 10GbE network interface card, offering dual 10GbE ports for maximised bandwidth. When equipped with dual channel memory and the optional 10GbE network interface, the sequential throughput performance reaches up to 1,179 MB/s reading and 542 MB/s writing speeds.
With the capability of installing Synology's new M2D17 PCIe adapter card, DS1517+ and DS1817+ can add dual M.2 SATA SSD as cache, boosting up the performance without occupying front drive bays for storage volume purpose.
Both DS1517+ and DS1817+ support connecting up to two DX517 expansion units, allowing users to add up to 10 additional drive bays and scale up storage capacity on-the-fly. The RAID volume can be expanded without having to reformat the existing hard drives, ensuring seamless capacity expansion without downtime.
DS1517+ and DS1817+ are powered by DiskStation Manager (DSM) 6.1, the versatile and intuitive operating system for Synology NAS devices. Featuring a wide range of applications for backup, network management, and productivity, DS1517+ and DS1817+ can serve an integral role in office IT infrastructure. Synology has received numerous media accolades, such as topping the mid-range NAS category in TechTarget's storage solution survey and PC Pro's Best NAS Brand 2016.
DS1517+ and DS1817+ both carry 3-year limited warranties. An additional extended warranty option is available in selected regions for up to five years of coverage.
1. For more information on DS1517+, please visit https://www.synology.com/products/DS1517+
2. For more information on DS1817+, please visit https://www.synology.com/products/DS1817+
3. For more information on DX517, please visit https://www.synology.com/products/DX517
4. For more information on M2D17, please visit https://www.synology.com/products/M2D17
5. For more information on extended warranty, please visit https://www.synology.com/products/extended_warranty
DS1517+, DS1817+, DX517 and M2D17 are available worldwide immediately.
Synology at a glance
Synology creates network-attached storage, IP surveillance solutions, and network equipment that transform the way users manage data, conduct surveillance, and manage networks in the cloud era. By taking full advantage of the latest technologies, Synology aims to help users centralize data storage and backup, share files on-the-go, implement professional surveillance solutions, and manage networks in reliable and affordable ways. Synology is committed to delivering products with forward-thinking features and the best in class customer services.