Synology RackStation NAS RS2818RP+ (32GB ECC) 16-Bay 3U, 2x PSU (32GB Synology ECC RAM Kit) (no RAIL KIT)
* Supplied as default RAM installed + extra RAM as specified above. * If we are building a NAS solution for you, the extra RAM will be installed and tested.
High-capacity and scalable NAS to serve as a centralized backup destination or a file server for small- and medium-sized businesses
Scalable Storage Server On-Demand RS2818RP+ is an ideal storage solution for small- and medium-sized businesses with great flexibility in terms of expandable storage capacity, upgradable memory and optional high-speed NIC support. It fits perfectly as a backup target for distributed businesses, a centralized file server, or a backup target for employee workstations in a growing business.
CPU - quad-core 2.1GHz
RAM options - 4GB DDR4 UDIMM, up to 64GB
Network - 4 x 1GbE port, optional 10GbE NIC support
Chassis - 3U design, 16 SATA drive bays
Robust scalability and reliability RS2818RP+ provides large, scalable storage capacity with affordable total cost of ownership. The 3U chassis design accommodates up to 16 drives and the storage capacity can be further scaled when connected to one Synology Expansion Unit RX1217 or RX1217RP1, providing a total drive count of 28 without disrupting host services.
Next-generation file system for better data protection The Btrfs file system introduces advanced storage technologies and optimized snapshots to prevent data corruption and reduce maintenance overhead. While ensuring high-level data integrity, it also offers flexible, efficient data protection and recovery tools.
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
Ultimate Backup Solution RS2818RP+ integrates various backup applications to safeguard your important data on any device with an intuitive user interface and durable storage technologies.
Active Backup for Server An agentless backup solution protects data from Windows and Linux servers through SMB and Rsync to minimize deployment and management costs.
Hyper Backup Comprehensively backup your data to a local shared folder, an external device, another Synology NAS, an rsync server, or a public cloud to ensure data safety.
Desktop Backup Safeguard your PC with Cloud Station Backup. Effortlessly back up data stored on macOS to Synology NAS with Time Machine.
Active Backup for Office 365/ G Suite On-premise backup solution with a centralized dashboard. Optimize storage efficiency with single instancing and block-level deduplication technology.
Office 365 G Suite Fully certified storage virtualization solutions 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.
Digital asset protection Powered by Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM), Synology NAS offers advanced security measures to protect against sudden data loss and potential security holes.
Security Advisor Analyzes system settings, password strength, network preferences, and removes any possible malware.
AppArmor A kernel-level enhancement that blocks malicious programs from accessing unauthorized system resources.
AES 256-bit encryption Encrypt shared folders and network data transmission to keep data from unauthorized access.
2-step verification Prevent others from logging in to your DSM by generating a one-time password (OTP) on your mobile device.
Trust Level Customize the trust level in Package Center to avoid installing packages from untrusted sources, safeguarding your NAS from unknown or tampered package files.
Powered by Synology DSM
DSM UI Award-winning operating system with an intuitive user interface and powerful capabilities.
Public Cloud Integration Backup and synchronize data easily between your public cloud accounts and your NAS.
High Availability Ensures seamless service transition between clustered servers in the event of a server failure.
Security Comprehensive built-in security tools are constantly updated to tackle evolving threats and protect your devices.
Snapshot Replication Provides schedulable and instantaneous data protection for shared folders and virtual machines on iSCSI LUNs in the event of disaster.
Desktop Backup Simplified backup solution for your Mac, PC, and mobile devices.
RS2818RP+ supports one Synology expansion unit RX1217/RX1217RP, sold separately.
Intel Atom C3538
Quad Core 2.1 GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)
4 GB DDR4
Memory Module Pre-installed
4GB (1 x 4GB)
Total Memory Slots
Memory Expandable up to
64 GB (16 GB x 4)
Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit
Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives)
3.5" SATA HDD
2.5" SATA HDD
2.5" SATA SSD
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity
192 TB (12 TB drive x 16) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units
336 TB (192 TB + 12 TB drive x 12) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Single Volume Size
Hot Swappable Drive
"Compatible drive type" indicates the drives that have been tested to be compatible with Synology products. This term does not indicate the maximum connection speed of each drive bay.
The maximum raw capacity is not limited by the maximum single volume size. Synology NAS models may utilize capacities over the maximum single volume size as long as each volume created is below the limit.
Expansion of the internal volume is only supported if the combined single volume size does not exceed the maximum limit of 200TB.
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port
4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
USB 3.0 Port
1 x Gen3 x8 slot (black, x4 link)
M2D17 - Dual M.2 SSD adapter card for SSD cache
PCIe Network Interface Card
exFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center.
Size (Height x Width x Depth)
132.3 mm x 482 mm x 656.5 mm
80 mm x 80 mm x 3 pcs
Fan Speed Mode
Easy Replacement System Fan
Scheduled Power On/Off
Wake on LAN/WAN
Power Supply Unit / Adapter
2 X 500W
AC Input Power Voltage
100V to 240V AC
50/60 Hz, Single Phase
138.1 W (Access, for RP model) 66.7 W (HDD Hibernation, for RP model)
British Thermal Unit
471.5 BTU/hr (Access, for RP model) 227.7 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation, for RP model)
Redundant Power Supply (for xs+ and RP model)
5°C to 35°C (40°F to 95°F)
-20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
5% to 95% RH
3 Year Hardware Warranty, Extendable to 5 Year Coverage - EW202
Power consumption is measured when fully loaded with Western Digital 1TB WD10EFRX hard drive(s).
Support for Wake on WAN needs switch and routers which recognize Magic Packet.
Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with Seagate 2TB ST2000VN000 hard drive(s) in idle; Two G.R.A.S. Type 40AE microphones, each set up at 1 meter away from the Synology NAS front and rear; Background noise: 16.49-17.51 dB(A); Temperature: 24.25-25.75˚C; Humidity: 58.2-61.8%
Surveillance Station throughput is tested with Axis network camera, using continuous recording with live view from Surveillance Station and motion detection by camera. Live view and recording are sharing the same stream from the camera.