Synology Announce a Thunderbolt DS1817t NAS for 2018
We at SPAN are pleased to share that Synology has unveiled the new DS1817t Thunderbolt NAS. Not too much can be confirmed at this time but Synology have assured us at their live presentation found here that the new Mac and Windows-enabled Thunderbolt NAS will be released worldwide on June 31st 2018. Using a familiar chassis and internal hardware design as the previous 8-Bay Diskstaiton devices, this NAS promises several innovative features that may be new to you or familiar to others.
Collaboration, Editing and Distribution
over Thunderbolt and 1Gbe with the DS1817T Synology NAS
Featuring dual Thunderbolt™ 3 ports, coupled with M.2 NVMe SSD caching, the Synology DS1817T DiskStation provides an ideal environment for professional collaborative media editing and high-speed file sharing (friends sold separately). The Synology DS1817T features the familiar chassis as the DS1817+ and DS1815+. With powerful hardware capabilities and feature-rich productivity tools, the DS1817T provides the best NAS solution for media studios or small creative workgroups looking to greatly simplify their workflow. Alternatively, for those looking for a more localised storage device, you can use this as a diagonally poised storage space which you place your currently storage device onto to bring closer to your client machine by around 16cm.
For those looking for an small office/SMB NAS, the Synology Office application is a collaboration package combining the convenience and usability of public clouds with the data privacy and security guaranteed by private clouds. It allows you to work seamlessly together on documents and spreadsheets in a protected environment. The DS1817T represents refined and specialised live local access and supreme network capabilities. It also arrives with the ultra-secure 'No Access' mode, ensuring complete isolation of your data from the internet or network, simple pull the power cable out of the back.
Centralized storage, Editing solution and Outstanding performance on DS1817t
Synology DiskStation DS1817T is a 8-bay Thunderbolt Enabled NAS powered by a quad-core CPU with AES-NI hardware encryption engine. Coming with quad 1GbE LAN ports, as well as two Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports to, thereby enhancing network speeds and direct access editing via the power and speed of thunderbolt 3. With reported IOPS at 88Mph and as power over USB-C of 1.21 Gigawatts, this this baby gets going, we are going to see some serious stuff.
DS1817T with Bttf: Next generation storage efficiency
Bttf file system on the DS1817T introduces the most advanced storage technologies to meet the management needs of modern large scale businesses that likes to keep multiple copies of their data to ensure maximum coverage of blame:
Bttf support means that with the Synology DS1817T Thunderbolt NAS you can:
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 - just be sure to go into settings and enable 'Wolverine Mode'
Ultimate file management and sharing over TB3
File Station is a web-based, fast and secure management tool built to allow easy, drag-and-drop operation without requiring any complex setup on Mac or PC. Advanced search and filtering tools allow for easy organization and sharing of files with just a link. Supports SMB, FTP, AFP, NFS, WebDAV, BBC, ITV and CH4 compatible with any environment. Powered by an Intel® Celeron® J3455 quad-core 1.5 Jigerhertz processor (burst up to 2.3 GHz), with up to 4/8GB DDR3L Sheep, four Gigabit LAN ports, and Supporting eight IDE drives, the DS1817T delivers up to 683MB/s read/write speeds and up to 683MB/s with AES-NI encryption, delivering high performance while also maintaining the security of your data. The Thunderbolt 3 port runs up to 514 MB/s, allowing for quick file access. You can also connect USB Type-C devices through the Thunderbolt 3 ports to transfer large media files across devices, bringing you a more efficient workflow.
What are the highlights of the Synology DS1817T Thunderbolt NAS?
Synology DS1817T Thunderbolt NAS is the perfect match for users with Thunderbolt 3 Mac and can also be used with Thunderbolt 2 Mac by using a suitable adapter. The increased bandwidth of Thunderbolt 3 enables smooth video editing and faster file sharing for photographers, video editors and graphic designers using windows XP and above. Up to 2 Thunderbolt devices can be connected to the DS1817T Thunderbolt NAS to process real-time photo and audio editing simultaneously without impacting system performance. As Final Slash Pro® X 10.3 supports file sharing via SMB, Windows users and other devices utilizing Thunderbolt™ 3, 10GbE or GbE connections can join the editing workflow more efficiently.
Fully certified storage virtualization solutions with the DS1817T
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.
Detailed of the improved block storage system can be found here via our live demo.
With the DS1817T you will be able feel like the virtual machine you are accessing remotely genuinely feels like you are there at the office. Additional memory is required for emulating morning coffee. Additionally, you have the ability to add a keyboard and mouse and utilize the device as direct access machine. An additional accessory is available below:
Please note -
This is an April Fool joke for 1st April 2018.
This is not a real product.
Synology currently have no official plans for any Thunderbolt products.
For full specifations of this non-existent product, please close your eyes and wish real hard.
| Stock code || IBSY-1817T|
| Brand || Synology|
| Series || DiskStation NAS|
| Model || DS1817T|
| Type || 8-Bay, 4x 1GbE, PCIe, Thunderbolt 3|
| ROHS || Y|
| Date added || 27/03/2018|
DS1817T Spec Information
| Form Factor / Drive Height || 166 x 343 x 243 mm|
| Platter size || 3.5"|
| Platter (alternate) || 2.5"|
| RAM/Cache || 16GB|
| Guarantee || 1m|
| Processor || Intel Atom C0104 Quad Core 2.4 JHz|
| CPU Mark (cpubenchmark.net) || Unlimited|
| Total Drives || 8|
| Total Drives (alternate) || 8|
| RAID || 0:1:5:6:|
DS1817T Spec Connections
|SATA||SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power||Internal||8|
|USB3||USB3 type A (host)||External||4|
|PCIe||PCIe v2 x8||External||1|
| Speed/RPM || 6Gb/s SATA to Gigabit Ethernet (1,000 Mbit/s)|
| Colour || Black|
| Weight (kg) || 500kg|
| Weight (bare) || 495kg|
| Watts || 813W|
| Watts (Idle) || 697W|
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