The Synology Rackstation RS2818RP+ is a conventional 16 bay rackmount NAS server.

  • Intel Atom C3538
  • 4 cores 2.1 GHz
  • 64-bit architecture
  • AES-NI hardware encryption support
  • standard 3U 19″ rack unit
  • 4GB DDR4 installed, maximum 64GB
  • 3.5″ SATA HDD
  • 2.5″ SATA HDD
  • 2.5″ SATA SSD
  • 4 Ethernet ports (rear)
  • 2 USB 3.0 ports (rear)
  • 108TB max volume
  • Dual power supplies
  • 140W operating, 67W idle
  • 471 BTU/hr access, 227 BTU/hr hibernation

The Synology Rackstation RS2818RP+ can centralize backup tasks for VMware, Windows, and file servers. Restore whatever you want fast and reliably when needed.

The included 4GB is adequate for most users however additional memory will improve performance for a larger workgroup. Many upgrade the RS2818RP+ to the 64GB level for maximum caching,

RS2818RP+ is an ideal storage solution for small- and medium-sized businesses with great flexibility in terms of expandable storage capacity, upgradable memory and optional high-speed NIC support. It fits perfectly as a backup target for distributed businesses, a centralized file server, or a backup target for employee workstations in a growing business.

Synology iSCSI storage fully supports most virtualization solutions to enhance work efficiency with easy management interface. VMware vSphere 6 and VAAI integration helps offload storage operations and optimizes computation efficiency. Windows Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX) speeds up data transfer and migration rate. OpenStack Cinder support turns your Synology NAS into a block-based storage component.

With 4 Ethernet ports the aggregate bandwidth is usually adequate for a small workgroup. The available PCIe slot allows for a fiber channel, 10GBASE-T or a faster fiber Ethernet card to be installed.