Synology has launched their newest 12-bay NAS server, the new DiskStation DS3617xs. Delivering outstanding 2,358MB/s sequential throughput reading, its most powerful offering yet. With an aim to deliver a high performance, the new NAS server is equipped with an Intel Xeon D-1527 quad-core processor with a base clock of 2.2 GHz and a 2.7 GHz boost clock.

Certified for VMware, Citrix, Hyper-V and OpenStack, this business-friendly NAS server is just equipped with 2x Expansion ports, 4x Gigabit LAN ports, 2x USB 3.0 ports, 1x PCIe 3.0 x8 slot to support an optional 10GbE Network Interface Card (NIC) and 2x built-in 120mm fans.

Synology DiskStation DS3617xs
Synology DiskStation DS3617xs

It is capable of highly impressive write speeds as well, Hitting 2,000 MB/s. Packing 16GB of DDR4 ECC RAM, the DiskStation DS3617xs ensures data accuracy when handling high-value data and mission-critical tasks. For more complex requirements, its memory can be further upgraded to 48GB. Similarly, this high-performance NAS server can be connected to either one or two dedicated DX1215 expansion units, enalbing business consumers to expand storage capacity up to 36 drives without disrupting service.

Running on DiskStation Manager (DSM) OS, the new DiskStation DS3617xs supports for multiple RAID setups including Basic, JBOD & RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10. The new Synology DiskStation DS3617xs is available worldwide immediately

Reliability is of course a key concern for businesses. The DiskStation DS3617xs offers comprehensive redundancy mechanisms to ensure business continuity. The four built-in LAN ports along with failover provide reliable redundancy in the event of unexpected network failure. It also includes a fanless CPU heat-sink and passive cooling technologies to prevent a single point of failure.

The business NAS comes with a five year warranty and has been priced at upwards of 1500 EUR in Europe.