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Synology Announces RS814+ and RS814RP+


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Synology has announced two new business-focused NAS units, RS814+ and RS814RP+, replacing the RS812+ and RS812RP+.  Read on for details!


Synology has announced two new business-focused NAS units, RS814+ and RS814RP+, replacing the RS812+ and RS812RP+.  The new units feature the following improvements:

  • Dual Core CPU with Floating-Point Unit
  • Over 330MB/s Reading, 196MB/s Writing
  • 4 LAN with Failover and Link Aggregation Support
  • 2GB RAM for Boosting Multitasking Power
  • Features USB 3.0 ports
  • Scale up to 32TB with Synology RX410
  • Redundant Power Supplies Ensure Service Uptime (RS814RP+ only)
  • VMware® / Citrix® / Hyper-V® Compliance

Here is the press release:

SynologyLaunches RackStation RS814+ and RS814RP+
Scalable, resilient and reliable fully-featured NAS

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom – 14th January 2014 – Synology UK ltd today announced RS814+ and RS814RP+, a scalable 1U 4-bay rackmount NAS server offering high-performance, expandable, and fully-featured network attached storage solutions for small and medium-sized businesses.

“The need for more processing power is rising as data usage grows.. The RS814+/RS814RP+ is designed to address such needs, and is also optimised for business environments by providing the performance, reliability, and scalability at an affordable cost,” said Michael Wang, Product Manager at Synology Head Quarters, Taiwan.

Powered by a 2.13GHz dual-core processor, 2GB DDR3 RAM and four gigabit LANs with Link Aggregation enabled, the RS814+/RS814RP+ brings forth over 330MB/s reading and 196MB/s writing under RAID 5 configuration in a Windows® environment. Businesses can further upgrade system RAM to 4GB in tandem with their expanding workloads and grow the total storage space up to 32TB by pairing it with an expansion unit RX410.

The RS814+/RS814RP+ is equipped with a comprehensive set of reliable mechanisms to ensure continuous system uptime during unexpected events. Four LAN ports with failover support provide redundancy in the event of unexpected network failure while hot swappable drives also help to minimise system downtime during drive replacement. The redundant power supplies in RS814RP+ further guarantee uninterrupted service when power failure strikes.

The RS814+/RS814RP+ runs on DiskStation Manager (DSM) 4.3, an intuitive operating system that provides a host of applications to bring better productivity at work. Synology was voted as “PCMag Business Choice Award 2013 winner and received the highest rating in every element of the survey, including reliability, overall satisfaction, value, and likelihood to recommend.

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Synology RackStation RS814+ and RS814RP+ are now shipping globally.

If you are in the market for a business-focused rackmount NAS, these units look interesting!

Jim McCarthy
My tech interests include WHS, media streaming, and gaming, among others!

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