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Synology RackStation RS2418RP+
High-capacity and scalable NAS designed for businesses with flexible storage and M.2 SSD expandability

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Overview:

Synology RackStation RS2418+/RS2418RP+ is a 12-bay NAS designed for small- and medium-sized businesses. It provides flexible storage and M.2 SSD expandability, ideal to serve as a file server or centralized backup destination. It can be seamlessly integrated in virtual environments and provides easyto-use storage applications to safeguard company data assets. Synology RS2418+/RS2418RP+ is backed by Synology’s 3-year limited warranty.

  • High performance and scalable 2U NAS readily adapts to demanding business needs
  • Outstanding performance at over 1,400 MBps sequential read throughput and 27,000 4K random write IOPS, capable of installing optional 10GbE NICs
  • Scale up to 24 drives with Synology RX1217/RX1217RP
  • Comprehensive file services including SMB, NFS, FTP and WebDAV with Windows ACL & Domain/LDAP support
  • Dynamic iSCSI/NFS storage for VMware, Windows Hyper-V, Citrix, and OpenStack
  • Advanced Btrfs file system offering 65,000 system-wide snapshots and 1,024 snapshots per shared folder
  • Backed with SRS, Synology's next business-day replacement service

CPU

Quad-core 2.1GHz


Memory

4GB DDR4 UDIMM, up to 64GB

Scalability

Up to 24 drives with one RX1217/RX1217RP


Scalable Storage Server On Demand

Synology RS2418+/RS2418RP+ is a 2U, 12-bay network-attached storage solution, providing flexible storage capacity for growing businesses. It can support up to 24 drives when connected to one Synology RX1217/RX1217RP expansion unit. It is ideal to serve as a file server, a centralized backup target, or a hub-and-spoke backup target for distributed businesses.

RS2418+/RS2418RP+ is equipped with a quad-core processor and 4GB DDR4 memory (up to 64GB). With Link Aggregation enabled, RS2418+/RS2418RP+ delivers sequential throughput performance at over 1,400 MBps reading and 580 MBps writing3 and the iSCSI 4K random IOPS performance can reach over 38,900 in reading and 27,000 in writing,3 able to be expanded with the addition of an M.2 SSD cache.

Cross-Platform File Sharing and Data Synchronization

RS2418+/RS2418RP+ can serve as a centralized backup destination, providing large storage capacity with affordable cost of ownership. Large amount of data scattered on employees' workstations can be easily backed up and synced to a centralized target on RS2418+/RS2418RP+. Cloud Sync keeps your Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Baidu, and Box storage in sync with RS2418+/RS2418RP+. Synology Drive synchronizes your files across various platforms, including Windows, macOS, Linux, Android and iOS. Use the universal portal to access your data anytime and anywhere.

With block-level incremental backup and cross-version deduplication, Synology Hyper Backup provides multi-version backup with optimized storage utilization and allows for backing up to multiple destinations–local shared folders, external hard drives, network shared folders, rsync servers, and public cloud services.

Features:

Boost your storage performance with easy-to-install add-in cards

Equipped with a PCIe 3.0 slot, RS2418+ supports installing an M.2 SSD adapter card or 10GbE NIC for a high-IOPS system cache and ultra-fast data transmission.

  • SSD - Dual M.2 NVMe / SATA SSD slot, compatible with 2280/2260/2242 form factors
  • 10GbE - 10GbE network capacity for bandwidth-intensive environments

Ultimate Backup Solution

RS2418+ 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

Active Backup for Business

Centralize backup tasks for VMware, Windows, and file servers. Restore whatever you want fast and reliably when needed.

Hyper Backup

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.

Drive Package

Drive Package

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

Active Backup for Office 365 / G Suite

On-premise backup solution with a centralized dashboard. Optimize storage efficiency with single instancing and block-level deduplication technology.


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

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.

Fully certified storage virtualization solutions

Digital asset protection

Powered by Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM), Synology NAS offers advanced security measures to protect against sudden data loss and potential security holes.

  • Security Advisor
    Analyze system settings, password strength and network preferences, and remove any possible malware.
  • AppArmor
    A kernel-level enhancement that blocks malicious programs from accessing unauthorized system resources.
  • AES 256-bit encryption
    Encrypt shared folders and network data transmission to avoid unauthorized data access.
  • 2-step verification
    Prevent others from logging in to your DSM by generating a six-digit one-time password (OTP) on your mobile device.

Powered by Synology DiskStation Manager

DSM UI

DSM UI

Award-winning operating system with an intuitive user interface and powerful capabilities.

Public Cloud Integration

Public Cloud Integration

Back up and synchronize data easily between public cloud accounts and your NAS.

High Availability

Synology High Availability

Seamless transition between clustered servers in the event of a server failure to minimize the impact on applications.

Snapshot Replication

Synology Drive

Instantly access your NAS files across multiple devices whenever you want, wherever you are.

Snapshot Replication

Snapshot Replication

Schedulable and instantaneous data protection of shared folders and iSCSI LUNs for quick disaster.

Virtual Machine Manager

Virtual Machine Manager

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


Specifications:

  1. Power button and indicator
  2. Beep off button
  3. Drive tray
  4. Drive status indicator
  5. Power port
  6. PSU indicator and beep off button
  7. Power supply on/off switch
  8. PSU fan
  9. Console port
  10. 1GbE RJ-45 port
  11. USB 3.0 port
  12. Expansion port
  13. PCIe expansion slot
  14. RESET button
RackStation RS2418+/RS2418RP+ Hardware Specifications:
Hardware Specifications
CPU Intel Atom C3538 quad-core 2.1GHz
Hardware encryption engine Yes (AES-NI)
Memory 4 GB DDR4 Non-ECC UDIMM (expandable up to 64 GB with 16 GB ECC UDIMM x 4)
Compatible drive type 12 x 3.5" or 2.5" SATA SSD/HDD (drives not included)
Hot swappable drive Yes
External port
  • 2 x USB 3.0 port
  • 1 x Expansion port
Form factor Rackmount 2U
Size (Height x Width x Depth)
  • 88 x 430.5 x 664 mm (RS2418+)
  • 88 x 482 x 696 mm (RS2418+ with server ears)
  • 88 x 430.5 x 692 mm (RS2418RP+)
  • 88 x 482 x 724 mm (RS2418RP+ with server ears)
Weight
  • 13.22 kg (RS2418+)
  • 13.85 kg (RS2418RP+)
LAN port 4 x 1GbE RJ-45
Wake on LAN/WAN Yes
PCIe 3.0 slot
  • x8 slot x 1 (4-lane)
  • High-performance network interface card support
  • M.2 SATA SSD adapter card support
Scheduled power on/off Yes
System fan 4 x (80 x 80 x 25 mm)
AC input power voltage 100 V to 240 V AC
Power Frequency 50 to 60Hz, single phase
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
Maximum operating altitude 5,000 m (16,400 ft)
General DSM specification
Networking protocol SMB, AFP, NFS, FTP, WebDAV, CalDAV, iSCSI, Telnet, SSH, SNMP, VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN, L2TP)
File system
  • Internal: Btrfs, ext4
  • External: Btrfs, ext4, ext3, FAT32, NTFS, HFS+, exFAT
Supported RAID type Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR), Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10
Storage management
  • Maximum internal volumes: 512
  • Maximum iSCSI targets: 32
  • Maximum iSCSI LUNs: 256
  • iSCSI LUN clone/snapshot support
SSD cache SSD read-write cache support
File sharing capability
  • Maximum local user account: 2,048
  • Maximum local group: 256
  • Maximum shared folder: 512
  • Maximum concurrent SMB/NFS/AFP/FTP connection: 1,000
Privilege Windows Access Control List (ACL), application privileges
Directory service Windows AD integration: Domain users login via SMB/NFS/AFP/FTP/File Station, LDAP integration
Virtualization VMware vSphere 6.5, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix, OpenStack
Security Firewall, shared folder encryption, SMB encryption, FTP over SSL/TLS, SFTP, rsync over SSH, login auto block, Let's Encrypt support, HTTPS (customizable cipher suite)
Supported client Windows 7 onwards, macOS 10.12 onwards
Supported browser Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer 11 onwards, Safari 11 onwards; Safari (iOS 11 onwards), Chrome (Android™ 6.0 onwards)
Packages and Applications
File Station Virtual drive, remote folder, Windows ACL editor, compressing/extracting archived files, bandwidth control for specific users or groups, creating sharing links, transfer logs
FTP Server Bandwidth control for TCP connections, custom FTP passive port range, anonymous FTP, FTP SSL/TLS and SFTP protocol, boot over the network with TFTP and PXE support, transfer logs
Universal Search Offer global search into applications and files
Hyper Backup Support local backup, network backup, and backup data to public clouds
Active Backup for Server Centralize data backup for Windows and Linux servers without client installation
Backup tools
  • DSM configuration backup, macOS Time Machine support, Cloud Station Backup
  • Shared folder sync - maximum task number: 8
Cloud Station Suite
  • Sync data between multiple platforms by installing the client utilities on Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS devices, while retaining up to 32 historical versions of files
  • Maximum concurrent file transfers: 1,000
Drive
  • Maximum Number of Synced Files: 1,000,000 / single file reaction time 437 ms
  • Maximum Number of Concurrent Connections for PC Clients: 550
Cloud Sync One or two-way synchronization with public cloud storage providers including Amazon Drive, Amazon S3-compatible storage, Baidu cloud, Box, Dropbox, Google Cloud Storage, Google Drive, hubiC, MegaDisk, Microsoft OneDrive, OpenStack Swift-compatible storage, WebDAV servers, Yandex Disk
Surveillance Station Maximum IP cameras: 40 (total of 1,200 FPS at 720p, H.264) (includes two free camera licenses; additional cameras require the purchasing of additional licenses)
Virtual Machine Manager Deploy and run various virtual machines on Synology NAS, including Windows, Linux, or Virtual DSM
High Availability Manager Reduce service downtime by setting up two identical NAS into one high-availability cluster
Snapshot Replication
  • Maximum replications: 32
  • Maximum shared folder snapshots: 1,024
  • Maximum system snapshots: 65,536
Synology Directory Server A flexible and cost-effective domain controller solution
CMS Provide a single interface to manage and monitor multiple Synology NAS
VPN Server Maximum connections: 20, supported VPN protocol: PPTP, OpenVPN™, L2TP/IPSec
MailPlus Server Secure, reliable, and private mail solution with high-availability, load balancing, security and filtering design (Includes 5 free email account licenses; additional accounts require the purchasing of additional licenses)
MailPlus Intuitive webmail interface for MailPlus Server, customizable mail labels, filters, and user interface
Collaboration tools
  • Chat maximum users: 1,500
  • Office maximum users: 1,800
  • Calendar: support CalDAV and access via mobile devices
Note Station Rich-text note organization and versioning, encryption, sharing, media embedding and attachments
Storage Analyzer Volume and quota usage, total size of files, volume usage and trends based on past usage, size of shared folders, largest/most/least frequently modified files
Antivirus Essential Full system scan, scheduled scan, white list customization, virus definition auto update
Download Station
  • Supported download protocols: BT, HTTP, FTP, NZB, eMule, Thunder, FlashGet, QQDL
  • Maximum concurrent download tasks: 80
Web Station Virtual host (up to 30 websites), PHP/MariaDB®, 3rd-party applications support
Other packages Video Station, Photo Station, Audio Station, DNS Server, RADIUS Server, iTunes® Server, Log Center, additional 3rd-party packages are available in Package Center
Certifications and Packaging
Environment safety RoHS compliant
Package content
  • 1 x RS2418+/RS2418RP+ main unit
  • 1 x Quick Installation Guide
  • 1 x Accessory pack
  • 2 x AC power cord
Optional accessories
  • 4GB DDR4-2133 Non-ECC UDIMM (D4N2133-4G)
  • 16GB DDR4-2133 ECC UDIMM (RAMEC2133DDR4-16G)
  • Synology E10G17-F2/E10G15-F1 10Gbps Ethernet adapters
  • Synology M2D17 M.2 SSD adapter card
  • Expansion Unit RX1217/RX1217RP
  • RKS1317-Rail Kit Sliding
  • VisualStation: VS960HD/VS360HD
  • Surveillance Device License Pack
  • MailPlus License Pack
  • Virtual DSM License Pack
Warranty 3 Years

Documentation:

Download the Synology RackStation RS2418+/RS2418RP+ Datasheet  (PDF).

Pricing Notes:

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