SAN solutions

SAN solutions

Create high-reliability, high-performance storage setups for mission-critical services at minimum complexity and cost. Simplify your management and boost your service continuity with Synology SAN.

A brand new SAN Manager

Build a high-efficiency iSCSI or Fibre Channel SAN (FC SAN) environment with Synology storage and benefit from more efficient management at every step.

Fibre Channel support

Specially designed for SAN environments, the Fibre Channel protocol brings high availability and low latency to mission-critical storage networks. Easily build or expand FC SAN environments with compatible Synology storage.

Note: Fibre Channel support will be exclusively available on XS, SA, and FS Series models from the third quarter of 2021.
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Cutting-edge LUN features

Advanced LUN functionality significantly improves VM performance and offers lightning-fast snapshot creation, recovery, and cloning, as well as VMware VAAI and Windows ODX support.

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Intuitive management

A streamlined management interface makes connection and permission management exceptionally easy, even in large-scale SAN environments.

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For large and small deployments

Support for iSCSI as well as Fibre Channel means that Synology storage systems integrate as easily in smaller setups as in enterprise environments.

Build your SAN with Synology storage

From small to large deployments, from focus on speed to cost consolidation, Synology offers hardware options for different setups and goals.

Performance

Choose the right storage option to power your virtualized workloads. Both all-flash and hybrid setups support 10/25/40GbE1 interfaces to maximize network bandwidth.

All-flash FS series

Delivers the highest IOPS and lowest latency required for databases and analytics.

Hybrid storage

Leverages SSD cache to provide an optimal balance between performance, cost, and storage capacity.

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Scalability

When your storage needs grow, easily scale up your memory size or storage capacity on the fly (to up to 180 drives/1.5 PB raw capacity2) without interrupting existing services.

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Integration

Synology integration tools and packages including Storage Console, Storage Replication Adapter, and SMI-S Provider reduce the steps needed to manage and protect virtual environments.

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Choose the right storage option to power your virtualized workloads. Both all-flash and hybrid setups support 10/25/40GbE1 interfaces to maximize network bandwidth.

All-flash FS series

Delivers the highest IOPS and lowest latency required for databases and analytics.

Hybrid storage

Leverages SSD cache to provide an optimal balance between performance, cost, and storage capacity.2

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When your storage needs grow, easily scale up your memory size or storage capacity on the fly (to up to 180 drives/1.5 PB raw capacity2) without interrupting existing services.

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Synology integration tools and packages including Storage Console, Storage Replication Adapter, and SMI-S Provider reduce the steps needed to manage and protect virtual environments.

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Management integration with Synology Storage Console

VMware and Windows integration tools help you save time on configuration and administration

System health monitoring

Monitor the health of your Synology storage directly in VMware vCenter and Windows. Keep ahead of possible issues without switching environment.

Streamlined datastore setup

Synology takes the pain out of datastore configuration. Create and connect to datastores in VMware vCenter in a few easy steps.

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Certified storage

Synology SAN storage is certified for major virtualization solutions including VMware® vSphere™, Microsoft® Windows Server®, Citrix® XenServer™, and OpenStack Cinder.

Robust data and workload protection

Synology's integrated data protection and failover solutions help you protect against data loss and service disruptions at no additional cost.

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Snapshot Replication

Back up fast changing data with scheduled snapshots at rates of up to once per five minutes. Replicate copies to other servers and restore services within minutes when disaster strikes.

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Synology High Availability

Create high-availability clusters of two Synology NAS and let services failover to an alternative server in case of hardware failure. Keep services and data available with automated real-time protection.

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Notes:

  1. For 25/40GbE support, please check the compatibility list for suitable network interface cards.
  2. Capacity may vary by the drives and RAID types selected.