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Synology adds rack-mount mission-critical NAS to storage line-up

07 Nov 2012
Synology RS3413xs NAS

Storage specialist Synology has added a pair of network-attached storage (NAS) appliances to its line-up, including a new XS+ model aimed at meeting the requirements of mission-critical applications in large organisations.

Available now, the RackStation RS3413xs+ is a 2U rackmount device that scales up to 136TB in capacity and is capable of over 400,000 input/output operations per second (IOPS), according to Synology.

This array sports redundancy features including redundant power supplies and system fans, plus multiple network ports with failover support.

With twin 10Gbit/s Ethernet ports used in link aggregation mode, the RS3413xs+ is capable of delivering over 2,000MB/s read throughput when operated in a RAID 5 configuration.

Like Synology's products aimed at the small-to-medium business (SMB) market, the RS3413xs+ is based on its DiskStation Manager (DSM) 4.1 operating system, which includes features to support virtualised environments such as those based on Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V, VMware ‘vSphere 5 and Citrix XenServer.

"The RS3413xs+ provides the performance, reliability, scalability, comprehensive virtualisation support and enterprise features that large-scale businesses demand," touted Synology product manager Wayne An.

Synology also announced the DiskStation DS713+, a two-bay NAS device aimed at SMBs. This features front-mounted hot-swappable drives, twin gigabit Ethernet ports for failover protection, and can be expanded up to a capacity of 28TB via an external expansion enclosure.

Pricing for the RackStation RS3413xs+ starts at £2,350, while the DiskStation DS713+ is priced from £399.

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Daniel Robinson is technology editor at V3, and has been working as a technology journalist for over two decades. Dan has served on a number of publications including PC Direct and enterprise news publication IT Week. Areas of coverage include desktops, laptops, smartphones, enterprise mobility, storage, networks, servers, microprocessors, virtualisation and cloud computing.

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