Synology releases its biggest ever NAS, storing over a petabyte of data

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Synology has announced the RackStation RS18016xs+ and Expansion Unit RX1216sas – its biggest ever NAS products, which can store over a petabyte of data using 8TB HDDs.

As the successor of RS10613xs+, the RS18016xs+ comes with two PCIe 3.0 x8 slots, allowing the installation of two dual-port 10GbE network cards and delivering over 3,900 MB/s throughput and 348,000 sequential IOPS.

When connected with RX1216sas, the RS18016xs+ can store up to 1,440TB. Synology RS18016xs+ simplifies data management, optimises virtualisation environments.

Both the RS18016xs+ and RX1216sas are backed with Synology's 5-year limited warranty.

The RS18016xs+ has an RRP of £4,398, while the RX1216sas is priced at £1,992.

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