Synology® Introduces DiskStation DS3617xs – Dec 07, 2016– Taipei, Taiwan (Techreleased) – Synology® Inc. today launched DiskStation DS3617xs, a 12-bay NAS server scalable up to 36 drives. It delivers high performance at over 2,358 MB/s reading and fast deployments to support large-scale businesses.

Synology DiskStation DS3617xs

Equipped with a quad-core Intel Xeon-D 2.2 GHz CPU that bursts up to 2.7 GHz, DS3617xs delivers stunning performance at over 2,358 MB/s sequential throughput reading and 406,760 IOPS reading under a RAID 5 configuration with 10GbE Link Aggregation enabled. DS3617xs comes with one PCIe 3.0 slot that supports a high-speed Network Interface Card (NIC).

“We’ve seen strong interest and demand from our customers in this business-ready desktop NAS model for its painless deployment and flexible scalability.” said Michael Wang, Product Manager at Synology Inc. “This time we’ve doubled the default RAM capacity of DS3617xs to 16GB and enable upgradability up to 48GB in total for businesses to utilize.”

The DS3617xs is designed to cope with future growth in an effortless fashion. With two Synology Expansion Unit DX1215 connected, DS3617xs offers an easy way to immediately scale up to 36 drives. DS3617xs also provides seamless storage solutions for virtualization environments including VMware, Citrix, Hyper-V, and OpenStack.

DS3617xs runs on DiskStation Manager (DSM), the most advanced and intuitive operating system for network-attached storage devices that offers a wide range of applications to bring better productivity at work. While earning the highest overall ranking in the 10th TechTarget Quality Awards survey for mid-range NAS systems, Synology has also received PC Mag Business Choice Award for five years.