High-performance and 6-bay NAS ideal for tackling multi-tasking challenges
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User-oriented server with high-speed computing
DS1618+ is a 6-bay NAS that provides storage scalability perfect for tech enthusiasts and small- to medium-sized businesses by effortlessly handling workloads. Further boost storage performance with the optional M.2 SSD cache or enhance network speeds by adding a 10 GbE NIC.
4GB DDR4 SODIMM, expandable up to 32GB
2,037 MB/s sequential reading
Ultimate Backup Solution
DS1618+ integrates various backup applications into an intuitive user interface, offering durable storage technologies to safeguard your valuable data on any device.
Active Backup for Business
Centralize backup tasks for VMware, Windows, and file servers. Restore whatever you want fast and reliably when needed.
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.
Safeguard your computer with Synology Drive Client. Effortlessly perform real-time data backups and point-in-time file recovery.
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.
Supercharge your storage with speedy performance
DS1618+ comes with a PCIe expansion slot to support add-in cards. Install a dual M.2 SSD card for high-IOPS system caching, or a 10GbE NIC for ultra-fast data transmission.
Btrfs: Next generation storage efficiency
The Btrfs file system introduces cutting-edge 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
Ultimate file management and sharing
File Station is a web-based, fast and secure management tool built to allow easy, drag-and-drop operations without requiring any complex setup on Mac or PC. Advanced search and filtering tools allow for easy organization and file sharing. For complete compatibility, DS1618Plus supports the following protocols: AFP, FTP, iSCSI, NFS, SMB, and WebDAV.
Access and sync your files seamlessly
Synology Drive provides a built-in universal portal to access your data anytime and anywhere, and synchronize all your files across platforms, including Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS.
- Sync files on demand: Save the storage space and network bandwidth of your PC.
- Go back in time: Easily retrieve previous versions of your shared files.
- Back up your data: Protect your files with scheduled backups or in real-time.
Complete multimedia solution for management, streaming, and playback.
Store multiple backup versions with block-level incremental data backup and cross-version deduplication.
Simplified backup solution for your Mac, PC, and mobile devices.
Schedulable and instantaneous data protection of shared folders and iSCSI LUNs for quick disaster recovery.
Complete surveillance solution for recording, monitoring, and management.
Comprehensive built-in security tools are constantly updated to protect your devices against evolving
|DiskStation DS1618+ Hardware Specifications|
|CPU Model||Intel Atom C3538|
|CPU Frequency||4-core 2.1 GHz|
|Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)|
|System Memory||4 GB DDR4 non-ECC SODIMM|
|Memory Module Pre-installed||4 GB (4 GB x 1)|
|Total Memory Slots||2|
|Maximum Memory Capacity||32 GB (16 GB x 2)|
|Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit||16 (DX517 x 2)|
|Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives)||
|Maximum Internal Raw Capacity||96 TB (16 TB drive x 6) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)|
|Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units||256 TB (96 TB + 16 TB drive x 10) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)|
|Maximum Single Volume Size*||108 TB|
|Hot Swappable Drive|
|RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port||4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)|
|USB 3.0 Port||3|
|PCIe Expansion||1 x Gen3 x8 slot (black, x4 link)|
|Notes||exFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center.|
|Size (Height x Width x Depth)||166 mm x 282 mm x 243 mm|
|System Fan||92 mm x 92 mm x 2 pcs|
|Fan Speed Mode||
|Easy Replacement System Fan|
|Brightness Adjustable Front LED Indicators|
|Noise Level*||23.7 dB(A)|
|Scheduled Power On / Off|
|Wake on LAN / WAN|
|Power Supply Unit / Adapter||250 W|
|AC Input Power Voltage||100 V to 240 V AC|
|Power Frequency||50/60 Hz, Single Phase|
|Power Consumption*||56.86 W (Access)
25.76 W (HDD Hibernation)
|British Thermal Unit||194.01 BTU/hr (Access)
87.9 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)
|Operating Temperature||0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)|
|Relative Humidity||5% to 95% RH|
|3-year hardware warranty, extendable to 5-year coverage - EW201|
|Notes||The warranty period starts from the purchase date as stated on your purchase receipt. (Learn more)|
Download the Synology DiskStation DS1618+ Datasheet (PDF).