Synology RackStation RS2418RP+
High-capacity and scalable NAS designed for businesses with flexible storage and M.2 SSD expandability
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Synology RackStation RS2418+/RS2418RP+ is a 12-bay NAS designed for small- and medium-sized businesses. It provides flexible storage and M.2 SSD expandability, ideal to serve as a file server or centralized backup destination. It can be seamlessly integrated in virtual environments and provides easyto-use storage applications to safeguard company data assets. Synology RS2418+/RS2418RP+ is backed by Synology’s 3-year limited warranty.
- High performance and scalable 2U NAS readily adapts to demanding business needs
- Outstanding performance at over 1,400 MBps sequential read throughput and 27,000 4K random write IOPS, capable of installing optional 10GbE NICs
- Scale up to 24 drives with Synology RX1217/RX1217RP
- Comprehensive file services including SMB, NFS, FTP and WebDAV with Windows ACL & Domain/LDAP support
- Dynamic iSCSI/NFS storage for VMware, Windows Hyper-V, Citrix, and OpenStack
- Advanced Btrfs file system offering 65,000 system-wide snapshots and 1,024 snapshots per shared folder
- Backed with SRS, Synology's next business-day replacement service
4GB DDR4 UDIMM, up to 64GB
Up to 24 drives with one RX1217/RX1217RP
Scalable Storage Server On Demand
Synology RS2418+/RS2418RP+ is a 2U, 12-bay network-attached storage solution, providing flexible storage capacity for growing businesses. It can support up to 24 drives when connected to one Synology RX1217/RX1217RP expansion unit. It is ideal to serve as a file server, a centralized backup target, or a hub-and-spoke backup target for distributed businesses.
RS2418+/RS2418RP+ is equipped with a quad-core processor and 4GB DDR4 memory (up to 64GB). With Link Aggregation enabled, RS2418+/RS2418RP+ delivers sequential throughput performance at over 1,400 MBps reading and 580 MBps writing3 and the iSCSI 4K random IOPS performance can reach over 38,900 in reading and 27,000 in writing,3 able to be expanded with the addition of an M.2 SSD cache.
Cross-Platform File Sharing and Data Synchronization
RS2418+/RS2418RP+ can serve as a centralized backup destination, providing large storage capacity with affordable cost of ownership. Large amount of data scattered on employees' workstations can be easily backed up and synced to a centralized target on RS2418+/RS2418RP+. Cloud Sync keeps your Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Baidu, and Box storage in sync with RS2418+/RS2418RP+. Synology Drive synchronizes your files across various platforms, including Windows, macOS, Linux, Android and iOS. Use the universal portal to access your data anytime and anywhere.
With block-level incremental backup and cross-version deduplication, Synology Hyper Backup provides multi-version backup with optimized storage utilization and allows for backing up to multiple destinations–local shared folders, external hard drives, network shared folders, rsync servers, and public cloud services.
Boost your storage performance with easy-to-install add-in cards
Equipped with a PCIe 3.0 slot, RS2418+ supports installing an M.2 SSD adapter card or 10GbE NIC for a high-IOPS system cache and ultra-fast data transmission.
- SSD - Dual M.2 NVMe / SATA SSD slot, compatible with 2280/2260/2242 form factors
- 10GbE - 10GbE network capacity for bandwidth-intensive environments
Ultimate Backup Solution
RS2418+ integrates various backup applications into an intuitive user interface, offering durable storage technologies to safeguard your valuable data on any device.
Active Backup for Business
Centralize backup tasks for VMware, Windows, and file servers. Restore whatever you want fast and reliably when needed.
Comprehensively back up your data to a local shared folder, an external device, another Synology NAS, an rsync server, or a public cloud to ensure data safety.
Safeguard your computer with Synology Drive Client. Effortlessly perform real-time data backups and point-in-time file recovery.
Active Backup for Office 365 / G Suite
On-premise backup solution with a centralized dashboard. Optimize storage efficiency with single instancing and block-level deduplication technology.
Next-generation file system for better data protection
The Btrfs file system introduces advanced storage technologies and optimized snapshots to prevent data corruption and reduce maintenance overhead. While ensuring high-level data integrity, it also offers flexible, efficient data protection and recovery tools.
- Flexible Shared Folder/User Quota System provides comprehensive quota control on all user accounts and shared folders
- Snapshot Replication provides schedulable and storage capacity-saving data protection with 1,024 shared folder backups and 65,000 system-wide snapshots
- File or folder level data restoration makes data recovery fast and flexible
- Automatic file self-healing detects and recovers corrupted files without user intervention
Fully certified storage virtualization solutions
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.
Digital asset protection
Powered by Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM), Synology NAS offers advanced security measures to protect against sudden data loss and potential security holes.
- Security Advisor
Analyze system settings, password strength and network preferences, and remove any possible malware.
A kernel-level enhancement that blocks malicious programs from accessing unauthorized system resources.
- AES 256-bit encryption
Encrypt shared folders and network data transmission to avoid unauthorized data access.
- 2-step verification
Prevent others from logging in to your DSM by generating a six-digit one-time password (OTP) on your mobile device.
Powered by Synology DiskStation Manager
Award-winning operating system with an intuitive user interface and powerful capabilities.
Public Cloud Integration
Back up and synchronize data easily between public cloud accounts and your NAS.
Synology High Availability
Seamless transition between clustered servers in the event of a server failure to minimize the impact on applications.
Instantly access your NAS files across multiple devices whenever you want, wherever you are.
Schedulable and instantaneous data protection of shared folders and iSCSI LUNs for quick disaster.
Virtual Machine Manager
Run various operating systems in isolated sandboxes. Seamlessly clone, store, and migrate virtual machines.
- Power button and indicator
- Beep off button
- Drive tray
- Drive status indicator
- Power port
- PSU indicator and beep off button
- Power supply on/off switch
- PSU fan
- Console port
- 1GbE RJ-45 port
- USB 3.0 port
- Expansion port
- PCIe expansion slot
- RESET button
|RackStation RS2418+/RS2418RP+ Hardware Specifications:|
|CPU||Intel Atom C3538 quad-core 2.1GHz|
|Hardware encryption engine||Yes (AES-NI)|
|Memory||4 GB DDR4 Non-ECC UDIMM (expandable up to 64 GB with 16 GB ECC UDIMM x 4)|
|Compatible drive type||12 x 3.5" or 2.5" SATA SSD/HDD (drives not included)|
|Hot swappable drive||Yes|
|Form factor||Rackmount 2U|
|Size (Height x Width x Depth)||
|LAN port||4 x 1GbE RJ-45|
|Wake on LAN/WAN||Yes|
|PCIe 3.0 slot||
|Scheduled power on/off||Yes|
|System fan||4 x (80 x 80 x 25 mm)|
|AC input power voltage||100 V to 240 V AC|
|Power Frequency||50 to 60Hz, single phase|
|Operating Temperature||5°C to 35°C (40°F to 95°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)|
|Relative Humidity||5% to 95% RH|
|Maximum operating altitude||5,000 m (16,400 ft)|
|General DSM specification|
|Networking protocol||SMB, AFP, NFS, FTP, WebDAV, CalDAV, iSCSI, Telnet, SSH, SNMP, VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN, L2TP)|
|Supported RAID type||Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR), Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10|
|SSD cache||SSD read-write cache support|
|File sharing capability||
|Privilege||Windows Access Control List (ACL), application privileges|
|Directory service||Windows AD integration: Domain users login via SMB/NFS/AFP/FTP/File Station, LDAP integration|
|Virtualization||VMware vSphere 6.5, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix, OpenStack|
|Security||Firewall, shared folder encryption, SMB encryption, FTP over SSL/TLS, SFTP, rsync over SSH, login auto block, Let's Encrypt support, HTTPS (customizable cipher suite)|
|Supported client||Windows 7 onwards, macOS 10.12 onwards|
|Supported browser||Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer 11 onwards, Safari 11 onwards; Safari (iOS 11 onwards), Chrome (Android™ 6.0 onwards)|
|Packages and Applications|
|File Station||Virtual drive, remote folder, Windows ACL editor, compressing/extracting archived files, bandwidth control for specific users or groups, creating sharing links, transfer logs|
|FTP Server||Bandwidth control for TCP connections, custom FTP passive port range, anonymous FTP, FTP SSL/TLS and SFTP protocol, boot over the network with TFTP and PXE support, transfer logs|
|Universal Search||Offer global search into applications and files|
|Hyper Backup||Support local backup, network backup, and backup data to public clouds|
|Active Backup for Server||Centralize data backup for Windows and Linux servers without client installation|
|Cloud Station Suite||
|Cloud Sync||One or two-way synchronization with public cloud storage providers including Amazon Drive, Amazon S3-compatible storage, Baidu cloud, Box, Dropbox, Google Cloud Storage, Google Drive, hubiC, MegaDisk, Microsoft OneDrive, OpenStack Swift-compatible storage, WebDAV servers, Yandex Disk|
|Surveillance Station||Maximum IP cameras: 40 (total of 1,200 FPS at 720p, H.264) (includes two free camera licenses; additional cameras require the purchasing of additional licenses)|
|Virtual Machine Manager||Deploy and run various virtual machines on Synology NAS, including Windows, Linux, or Virtual DSM|
|High Availability Manager||Reduce service downtime by setting up two identical NAS into one high-availability cluster|
|Synology Directory Server||A flexible and cost-effective domain controller solution|
|CMS||Provide a single interface to manage and monitor multiple Synology NAS|
|VPN Server||Maximum connections: 20, supported VPN protocol: PPTP, OpenVPN™, L2TP/IPSec|
|MailPlus Server||Secure, reliable, and private mail solution with high-availability, load balancing, security and filtering design (Includes 5 free email account licenses; additional accounts require the purchasing of additional licenses)|
|MailPlus||Intuitive webmail interface for MailPlus Server, customizable mail labels, filters, and user interface|
|Note Station||Rich-text note organization and versioning, encryption, sharing, media embedding and attachments|
|Storage Analyzer||Volume and quota usage, total size of files, volume usage and trends based on past usage, size of shared folders, largest/most/least frequently modified files|
|Antivirus Essential||Full system scan, scheduled scan, white list customization, virus definition auto update|
|Web Station||Virtual host (up to 30 websites), PHP/MariaDB®, 3rd-party applications support|
|Other packages||Video Station, Photo Station, Audio Station, DNS Server, RADIUS Server, iTunes® Server, Log Center, additional 3rd-party packages are available in Package Center|
|Certifications and Packaging|
|Environment safety||RoHS compliant|
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