RackStation RS3618xs

High performance and scalable NAS simplifies data management, optimizes virtualization environments for large scale businesses.

 

 

 

High-speed scalable storage server

Synology RS3618xs is a reliable, superior-performance network-attached storage solution for large-scale enterprises with demanding business applications. It simplifies data management, optimizes virtualization environments, and rapidly expands storage capacity with minimal time investment in setup and maintenance.

 

CPU

quad-core up to 2.7GHz 

 

 

RAM options

8GB DDR4 ECC UDIMM, up to 64GB

 

 

Network

4 x 1GbE port, optional 10GbE NIC support

 

 

Scalability

Up to 36 drives with RX1217/RX1217RP

 

 

 

 

Ready for 10GbE and beyond

PCIe 3.0 slots allow for faster networking options as you expand your infrastructure. Together with the built-in quad Gigabit ports, RS3618xs offers comprehensive connectivity options for link aggregation and failover configurations.

 

 

 

 

5 year warranty

Synology's 5-year limited warranty provides hardware replacement and technical support via email and telephone services, maximizing your enterprises' return on investment.

 

 

Synology Replacement Service (SRS)

SRS provides free advance replacement units as early as the next business day in selected regions, maximizing the service uptime for your mission-critical storage and ensuring your business continuity.

 

 

 

Ultimate Backup Solution

RS3618xs integrates various backup applications to safeguard your important data on any device with an intuitive user interface and durable storage technologies.

 

 

Active Backup for Server 

An agentless backup solution protects data from Windows and Linux servers through SMB and Rsync to minimize deployment and management costs.

 

Hyper Backup

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.

 

Desktop Backup 

Safeguard your PC with Cloud Station Backup. Effortlessly back up data stored on macOS to Synology NAS with Time Machine.

 

Active Backup for
Office 365/ G Suite

Protect corporate data stored on the cloud. On-premise backup solution with a centralized dashboard. Optimize storage efficiency with single instancing and block-level deduplication technology.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

    

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Powered by Synology DSM

CMS

Manage multiple Synology NAS servers simultaneously on a centralized interface to increase business efficiency.

 

 

Snapshot Replication

Provides schedulable and instantaneous data protection for shared folders and virtual machines on iSCSI LUNs in the event of disaster.

 

 

VMM

Run various operating systems in isolated sandboxes. Seamlessly clone, restore and migrate virtual machines.

 

 

MailPlus

Secure, reliable, and private mail server solution with an intuitive and modern mail client.

 

 

Synology High Availability

Ensures seamless service transition between clustered servers in the event of a server failure.

 

 

Drive

A versatile solution for file management and synchronization. 

 

 

 

  • 1Power button and indicator
  • 2Beep off button
  • 3Drive status indicator
  • 4Drive tray
  • 5PSU on/off switch
  • 6Power port
  • 7PSU fan
  • 8Console port
  • 91GbE RJ-45 port
  • 10USB 3.0 port
  • 11Expansion port
  • 12PCIe 3.0 slot
  • 13Reset button

 

Notes:

  1. Synology guarantees SRS response within the next business-day, and the actual shipping and turnover time is a "best-effort" based on replacement availability.

 

Synology RackStation RS3618xs 12 Bay Diskless Rackmount NAS - Intel Xeon D-1521 64-bit Quad Core 2.4GHz Processor - 8GB DDR4 ECC Memory - Supports HDD/SSD: 3.5" or 2.5" SATA(II) x12, SSD cache x2 (Max Capacity 120TB) - 4x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet LAN Ports - 2x USB 3.0 Ports, 2x Expansion Ports - 80mm fan - 5 Years Limited Warranty 

(RS3618xs)

Hardware Specifications
CPU
CPU Model Intel Xeon D-1521
CPU Architecture 64-bit
CPU Frequency Quad Core 2.4 (base) / 2.7 (turbo) GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)  
Memory
System Memory 8 GB DDR4 ECC UDIMM
Memory Module Pre-installed 8GB (1 x 8GB)
Total Memory Slots 4
Memory Expandable up to 64 GB (16 GB x 4)
Storage
Drive Bays 12
Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit 36
Compatible Drive Type* 
  • 3.5" SATA HDD
  • 2.5" SATA HDD
  • 2.5" SATA SSD
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 144 TB (12 TB drive x 12) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units 432 TB (144 TB + 12 TB drive x 24) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Single Volume Size
  • 200 TB (32GB RAM required, for RAID 5 or RAID 6 groups only)
  • 108 TB
Hot Swappable Drive  
External Ports
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
USB 3.0 Port 2
Expansion Port 2
PCIe
PCIe Expansion 2 x Gen3 x8 slots (x8 link)
Add-in-card support PCIe Network Interface Card
File System
Internal Drives
  • Btrfs
  • EXT4
External Drives
  • Btrfs
  • EXT4
  • EXT3
  • FAT
  • NTFS
  • HFS+
  • exFAT*
Notes exFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center.
Appearance
Size (Height x Width x Depth) 88 mm x 430.5 mm x 692 mm 
Weight 14.5 kg 
Others
System Fan 80 mm x 80 mm x 4 pcs
Fan Speed Mode
  • Full-Speed Mode
  • Cool Mode
  • Quiet Mode
Easy Replacement System Fan  
Power Recovery  
Noise Level* 50.2 dB(A) 
Scheduled Power On/Off  
Wake on LAN/WAN  
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 500W 
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption* 142.76 W (Access) 
55.05 W (HDD Hibernation) 
British Thermal Unit 487.12 BTU/hr (Access) 
187.84 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation) 
Environment Temperature
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
Certification
  • EAC
  • VCCI
  • CCC
  • RCM
  • FCC
  • CE
  • BSMI
Warranty 5 Years
Notes
  • Power consumption is measured when fully loaded with Western Digital 1TB WD10EFRX hard drive(s).
  • Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with Seagate 2TB ST2000VN000 hard drive(s) in idle; Two G.R.A.S. Type 40AE microphones, each set up at 1 meter away from the Synology NAS front and rear; Background noise: 16.49-17.51 dB(A); Temperature: 24.25-25.75˚C; Humidity: 58.2-61.8%
DSM Specifications
Storage Management
Maximum Internal Volume Number 1024
Maximum iSCSI Target Number 64
Maximum iSCSI LUN 512
iSCSI LUN Clone/Snapshot, Windows ODX  
SSD Read/Write Cache   
SSD TRIM  
RAID Group  
Supported RAID Type
  • RAID F1
  • Basic
  • JBOD
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • RAID 10
RAID Migration
  • Basic to RAID 1
  • Basic to RAID 5
  • RAID 1 to RAID 5
  • RAID 5 to RAID 6
Volume Expansion with Larger HDDs
  • RAID F1
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD
  • RAID F1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • JBOD
Global Hot Spare Supported RAID Type
  • RAID F1
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • RAID 10
File Sharing Capacity
Maximum Local User Accounts 16000
Maximum Local Groups 512
Maximum Shared Folder 512
Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks 16
Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections 2000
Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration  
NFS Kerberos Authentication  
High Availability Manager  
Log Center  
Syslog Events per Second 3000
Virtualization
VMware vSphere 6 with VAAI  
Windows Server 2012  
Windows Server 2012 R2  
Citrix Ready  
OpenStack  
Add-on Packages
Antivirus by McAfee (Trial)  
Central Management System  
Chat  
Maximum Users 4000
Notes
  • The number of concurrent HTTP connections for Chat was configured to the maximum.
  • CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when the number of maximum users was reached.
  • For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
Cloud Station Server  
Maximum Number of Concurrently Connected Devices 2000
Maximum Number of Concurrently Connected Devices (with RAM expansion) 10000
Maximum Number of Synced Files (btrfs) 3,000,000 / single file reaction time 530 ms
Maximum Number of Synced Files (ext4) 3,000,000 / single file reaction time 229 ms
Notes
  • The maximum number of concurrently connected devices refers to the maximum number of devices that can remain connected at the same time. For more information on file processing capability, please refer to the reaction time for file processing.
  • File reaction time refers to the preparation time required for other devices to start downloading a 10KByte file from a Synology NAS after the file has been added to the NAS. RAM expansion was not used during testing.
  • Non-encrypted shared folders were used during the aforementioned testing.
Document Viewer  
Download Station  
Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks 80
Drive  
Maximum Number of Synced Files 3,000,000 / single file reaction time 244 ms
Maximum Number of Concurrent Connections for PC Clients 1800
Notes
  • The Btrfs file system was used for the purpose of testing.
  • The maximum number of concurrent connections refers to the maximum number of connections that could be maintained when the maximum number of synced files was reached.
  • File reaction time refers to the preparation time required for other devices to start downloading a 10KByte file from a Synology NAS after the file has been added to the NAS.
  • For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
  • Non-encrypted shared folders were used during the aforementioned testing.
exFAT Access (optional)  
MailPlus / MailPlus Server  
Free Email Accounts
Recommended MailPlus Client Number Up to 400 (Btrfs) / 450 (EXT4)
Maximum Server Performance 2,621,000 (Btrfs) / 2,412,000 (EXT4) emails per day, approx. 80 GB (Btrfs) / 73.6 GB (EXT4)
Notes
  • The CPU and RAM usages were both under 80% when testing recommended client numbers.
  • For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
  • Read-write SSD cache was enabled in 5-bay (and above) NAS models with 2 SSDs units installed.
  • The performance of the mail system will slightly decrease in high-availability mode due to data synchronization between the two servers.
  • Functions that were enabled in all of the tests above: anti-spam, anti-virus, DNSBL, greylist, content scan, full-text search (English only).
Media Server  
DLNA Compliance  
Moments  
Facial recognition  
Subject recognition  
Office  
Maximum Users 2800
Notes
  • Multiple files were opened for testing and each file was edited by 30 users simultaneously.
  • CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when the number of maximum users was reached.
  • For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
  • Client performance may affect maximum simultaneous editing users. Client PCs used for testing: Intel Core i3-3220 / 8GB RAM
PetaSpace  
Snapshot Replication  
Maximum Snapshots per Shared Folder 1024
Maximum Snapshots of all Shared Folder 65536
Surveillance Station  
Maximum IP cam (Licenses required) 75 (including 2 Free License)
Total FPS (H.264)* 2250 FPS @ 720p (1280x720) 
2100 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080) 
1500 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536) 
900 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944) 
550 FPS @ 4K (3840x2160)
Total FPS (H.265)* 2250 FPS @ 720p (1280x720) 
2250 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080) 
2250 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536) 
1500 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944) 
900 FPS @ 4K (3840x2160)
Total FPS (MJPEG)* 720 FPS @ 720p (1280x720) 
375 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080) 
250 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536) 
180 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
Notes Surveillance Station throughput is tested with Axis network camera, using continuous recording with live view from Surveillance Station and motion detection by camera. Live view and recording are sharing the same stream from the camera.
Video Station  
Video Transcoding Group 1 - Type 1
Maximum Transcoding Channel Number 1 channel, 30 FPS @ 1080p(1920×1080), H.264 (AVC)/MPEG-4 Part 2 (XVID, DIVX5)/MPEG-2/VC-1
Virtual Machine Manager  
Maximum Virtual DSM Number (Licenses required) 8 (including 1 Free License)
Notes Virtual Machine Manager is not supported on hosts running Synology High Availability.
VPN Server  
Maximum Connections 30
Environment & Packaging
Environment RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
  • Main Unit X 1
  • Accessory Pack X 1
  • AC Power Cord X 1
  • Quick Installation Guide X 1
Optional Accessories
  • Surveillance Device License Pack
  • RAMEC2133DDR4-8G DDR4 ECC UDIMM
  • RAMEC2133DDR4-16G DDR4 ECC UDIMM
  • Expansion Unit: RX1217/RX1217RP X 2
  • VS360HD
  • VS960HD
  • Synology RKS1317 - Rail Kit Sliding
  • Synology Ethernet Adapter E10G15-F1
  • Synology Ethernet Adapter E10G17-F2

 

SKU RS3618xs
Barcode # 846504003051
Brand SYNOLOGY
Shipping Weight 14.5000kg
Shipping Width 0.430m
Shipping Height 0.088m
Shipping Length 0.690m
Shipping Cubic 0.026110000m3
Manufacturer Warranty
5 Years Limited Warranty
Manufacturer Contact Info
http://www.synology.com 
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