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Synology® Introduces RackStation RS816

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 80TB 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 predecessor1. 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 to bring better productivity at work. While earning the highest overall ranking in the 10th TechTarget Quality Awards survey for mid-range NAS systems, Synology has also received PC Mag Business Choice Award for five years.

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RS816 is available worldwide immediately.

  1. RS815 delivers 82.96 MB/s in encrypted reading and 33.73 MB/s in encrypted writing

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.

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