DS1618 +


DiskStation DS1618 +

Synology DiskStation DS1618 + is a versatile, compact, yet powerful NAS 6-bay 6-bay equipped with quadcore processor, designed for small and medium businesses. It comes with advanced computing applications to meet business demands and add storage with an optional M.2 SSD adapter card for dual SSD cache drives. 

The DS1618 + is ideal for functioning as a centralized file server for simplifying data management and protecting important assets. Synology DS1618 + is supported with 3 years warranty. Synology DS1618 + is a storage solution installed on the 6-bay network with great performance and scalability. 

DS1618 + supports up to 16 drives with two Synology DX5173 expansion units, making it possible to start small scale and easily increase demand. In addition to the additional 10GbE card, which can increase the network capacity of DS1618 +, the slot PCle also supports optional SATA M.2 SSD adapter cards to function as SSD cache enhancing storage performance without using 3.5 "drive bay. 

DS1618 + is equipped with a quad-core processor and 4GB DDR4 memory (can be expanded up to 32GB). With Link Aggregation enabled, the DS1618 + provides outstanding sequential throughput performance in more than 2,030 MBs of reading and 620MB of writing1.

DS1618 Efficiency + Next Generation Storage

DS1618 + introduces the Btrfs file system, presenting the most advanced storage technology to meet modern business management needs: An internal data integrity check detects data and file system damage with data and checksum meta-data and improves overall stability. 

Flexible Shared Folders The User Quota system provides comprehensive quota control for all user accounts and shared folders. Advanced snapshot technology with a customizable backup schedule allows up to 1,024 backup copies of shared folders at minimum intervals of 5 minutes without occupying large storage capacity and system resources in DS1618 +. 

File or folder level data recovery brings great convenience and saves time for users who want to restore only certain files or folders. Self-healing files: The Btrfs file system can automatically detect damaged files by mirror metadata, and recover damaged data using supported RAID volumes, which include RAID1, 5, 6, and 10.

Cross-platform file sharing on DS1618 +

DSM, an operating system that runs on all Synology NAS, provides a fast and safe way to share important digital assets. Synology Drive brings together many Synology NAS file portals and greatly simplifies data management. can share files with anyone, and adjust access permissions for optimal security. 

Synology Drive makes it easy to share files on a variety of platforms - be it Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® computers or mobile devices. DS1618 + integrates various backup applications to protect any device's important data with an intuitive user interface and long-lasting storage technology. Desktop Backup: Cloud Station Backup protects PC, Mac, or other desktop devices. 

DS1618 + is also compatible with Time Machine, allowing it to easily back up Mac to Synology NAS. NAS Backup: Hyper Backup backs up data comprehensively to locally shared folders, external devices, other Synology NAS, rsync servers, public cloud services, or C2 Backup to ensure data security. 

Server Backup: Active Backup for Servers provides backup solutions without agents. Focusing data from Windows and Linux servers through SMB and RSync effectively minimizes placement and management costs. SaaS Backup: Active Backup for Office 365 / G Suite is a backup solution in place for public cloud with a centralized dashboard. Optimize storage efficiency with one instancing and block-level deduplication technology.

Easy Virtualization Environment on DS1618 +

Synology Virtual Manager Synology adds unlimited capabilities to NAS. Prepare and run various virtual machines, including Windows, Linux, and Virtual DSM so that you can test new versions of software in a sandbox environment, isolate machine customers, and increase the flexibility of DS1618 + with hardware that reduces deployment and maintenance costs. 

ISCSI Synology Storage fully supports most virtualization solutions to improve efficiency work with a simple management interface. VMware vSphere ™ 6.5 and VAAI integration help dismantle storage operations and optimize computing efficiency. Windows Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX) speeds up data transfer and migration rates, while OpenStack Cinder support converts Synology NAS into component block based storage.

Reliability, Availability & Disaster Recovery DS1618 +

System reliability is very important for businesses that depend on commercial servers every day. DS1618 + responds to this problem with a wide range of availability and redundancy features: Synology High Availability Manager ensures a smooth transition between server clusters with minimal impact on the application, preventing unexpected interference and expensive downtime.

Redundant fan systems and network ports with failover support ensure maximum uptime of ongoing services. High reliability system design includes fanless CPU heat-sink and passive cooling technology, preventing one point of failure. Optional 5 year warranty4 available in certain regions, want data to be safe so use DS1618 +.

Discussion: