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Product OverviewRackStation RS816 - Great business starts here – compact and scalable, powerful in every way Compact, robust, and scalable, RS816 comes with compelling and crucial features that growing businesses are looking for in a rackmount file server. With the dual LAN failover support, this 1U 4-bay rackmount NAS ensures continual availability, promising steadily growing success at a minimum cost.
FeaturesCompact and agile, centralized on the business essentials with high efficiency The 1U 4-bay rackmount NAS is only 12 inches deep, and can be deployed in a 2-post or wall-mount rack, ideal for businesses where space is at a premium. In the meanwhile, RS816 does not compromise any bit of its computing power, delivering excellent read and write performance with providing an impressive 142% increase in its encrypted writing performance compared to its predecessor.
Dual-core CPU with hardware encryption engine Powered by an upgraded dual-core CPU with hardware encryption engine, RS816 delivers greatly advanced encryption performance in dual LAN bonding environments at over 148 MB/s reading, 81 MB/s writing, making sure every bit of your data is safe from prying eyes. Plus the built-in floating-point unit enables faster thumbnail creation when uploading a large amount of photos and videos, and the 1GB RAM significantly increases RS816’s multi-tasking capability, making RS816 the optimal rackmount server for demanding businesses.
Flexible scalability up to eight drives, providing great capacity to businesses Designed to satisfy growing businesses, RS816 can be easily scaled up to eight drives with Synology’s RX415 expansion unit for an additional 40TB volume, merging into one big 80TB volume, so businesses can start with a lower upfront cost and scale up storage capacity as demands grow while reducing time on storage management.
Dual LAN with failover and Link Aggregation support RS816 is equipped with dual Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports capable of applying Link Aggregation technology; while enjoying automatic bandwidth optimization for each connected device, the dual LAN ports also support failover, ensuring continual network service even when one connection is down. RS816’s hot-swappable design allows easy and risk-free hard drive replacement and maintenance, providing growing businesses with reliable redundancy mechanisms to keep operations running smoothly.
All-in-one server With just one RS816, it's possible to handle a vast amount of tasks. RS816 helps your company gain a competitive edge by acting as your multi-function server. Directory Server provides LDAP service, while DNS and DHCP packages allow you to host a domain name server and automate network IP assignment at no extra cost. With Synology's Proxy Server, you can regulate content access and monitor who can access which website while saving bandwidth. You can host up to 30 websites with Web Station, safeguard the office environments with Surveillance Station, send and receive mails using your own email domain with MailPlus, share printing capability with Printer Server, make RS816 act as a VPN server to access company’s resources remotely, and more.
Award winning OS - DiskStation Manager Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) is a sleek, browser-based operating system running on every DiskStation and RackStation, which makes managing your Synology NAS a breeze. Featuring an intuitive user interface, DSM makes accessing and sharing your data smarter and simpler. Synology's Package Center lets you download and install useful add-on packages designed specifically for individual or business needs, meaning you can enjoy more entertainment in your life or better productivity at work.
Connect your data quickly and easily Synology aims to provide you the most convenient way to enjoy all services on RS816. With Synology QuickConnect, you don't have to deal with difficult DDNS setup. QuickConnect frees you from complicated router configuration and port-forwarding, so your entertainment and work files can be accessed on any computer, laptop, or mobile devices instantly without extra charge.
NAS Form Factor
Max. Storage Capacity
4 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
HDD Form Factor
4 x 3.5"/2.5"
Internal Flash Memory
Internal Flash Memory Capacity
Armada 385 88F6820
RAM Memory Included
RAM Memory Type
Max. RAM Memory Supported
Cache Drive Interface
Included Cache Drive Capacity
Included Cache Drive Type
1 x eSATA
2 x LAN (10/100/1000)
2 x USB 3.0/2.0
Max. Power Consumption
430.5 x 44 x 290 (WxHxD mm)
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