Product News: Computer Hardware & Peripherals
NAS Server meets needs of growing businesses.
Press Release Summary:
December 6, 2013 - Optimized for SMB environments, 4-bay, 1U RackStation RS814 can scale up to 8 drives when using RX410 expansion module. Unit includes dual-core processor with floating-point unit and 1 GB RAM, as well as DiskStation Manager 4.3 OS with performance that small businesses need, exceeding 200 MBps for read tasks and 130 MBps for write. With dual NIC configuration, unit enables MPIO failover support for additional network redundancy, and passive cooling on CPU eliminates potential point of failure.
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Original Press Release
Synology® Launches Latest Scalable RackStation, the RS814
Press release date: November 26, 2013
Optimized for SMB environments, the high-performance RS814 is designed to meet the needs of growing businesses
BELLEVUE, Wash. -- Synology America Corp. today announced the release of its latest RackStation NAS with the RS814. The RS814 is a high-performance 4-bay 1U server designed to scale up to 8 drives when using an RX410 expansion module.
Optimized for SMB environments, the RS814 provides scalability for growing companies, and productive uptime. Building on top of its predecessor's success, the new RackStation provides the award-winning DiskStation Manager OS with performance that small businesses need, exceeding 200MB/s for read task and 130MB/s for write. With the dual NIC configuration, it enables MPIO failover support for additional network redundancy.
As with previous four-bay RackStations, the RS814 has passive cooling on the CPU, which eliminates a potential point of failure. Adaptive fans compensate to keep the system cool in the event of fan malfunction. Its dual-core processor includes a floating-point unit (FPU), which reduces the load when creating file previews. It also includes a RAM increase, offering 1GB; which renders a significant improvement on multitasking.
Shipping with DiskStation Manager (DSM) 4.3, the RS814 takes advantage of DSM's business oriented features including:
Web Station with PHP/MySQL enables the RS814 to host up to 30 websites
VPN Server - for providing a secure way of connecting to your LAN from a remote location
Cloud Station - keeps files, file types, and folders in sync across all devices
AD and LDAP integration - easily deploy Synology products into your existing environment
"The RS814 is designed to meet the needs of small and medium business users," said Thadd Weil, Public Relations Specialist at Synology America Corp. "When you combine its performance, scalability and cost, the RS814 adds up to an excellent value."
For more information, please go to: http://www.synology.com/products/product.php?product_name=RS814%2B&lang=us
Availability: Synology RS814 now shipping globally.
RS814 = $599.99
RX410 = $599.99
Founded in April of 2000, Synology Inc. is a leader in next-generation Network Attached Storage (NAS) servers for the home and small to medium sized business markets. Specializing in both hardware and software for network attached storage devices; Synology products are feature-rich, easy-to-use, energy-efficient, reliable and affordable. All Synology product investments are enhanced with product warranties, free software upgrades and 24/7 online support. Visit http://www.synology.com for more information.
Synology has a global presence with regional offices in the US (Bellevue, Washington), and the UK (London, England), Germany (Düsseldorf), and Taiwan (Taipei).
Synology America Corp.