Synology RS820+ and RS820RP+ Rackmount NAS Drive Revealed

New RS820+ and RS820RP+ 1U Rackmount NAS for Autumn 2019

Information on the new Synology RackStation NAS servers for release later in the year continues with the new RS820+ and redundant power enabled RS820RP+. Keen followers of NAS (guilty!) will see a few similarities to it’s predecessor (the RS818+) and this is understandable. Synology has several key product families and the expandable 4-Bay mid-range rackstation series is an oldie, but a goodie. This new 1U 4-bay rackmount NAS is designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Powered by a quad-core processor with an AES-NI hardware encryption engine, the Synology RS820+ and RS820RP+ provide both high performance and scalable storage space, an ideal centralized data backup solution, a means to protect critical data assets, and sharing files across different platforms and operating systems without delay. Additionally, like any PLUS series NAS, the Synology RS820+ and  RS820RP+ are backed by Synology’s 3-year limited warranty.

The Synology RS820+ High-speed Scalable Storage NAS Server

Synology RS820+ and RS820RP+ are 4-bay network attached storage solutions, equipped with the quad-core C3538 2.1Ghz processor and 2GB DDR4 memory (expandable up to 18GB) for fast and fluid data operations.

Thanks to it’s PCIe Gen 3 x8 slot, the RS820+ and RS820RP+ support the option of a 10GbE add-in network interface card (as well as the M2D18 NVMe SSD cache card and the E10M20 SSD Cache+10Gbe Combination Card) and with Link Aggregation enabled, the Synology RS820+ and RS820RP+ deliver high sequential throughput performance in read and writing.  RS820+ or RS820RP+ can support up to 8 drives when connected to one Synology RX418 expansion unit. Storage capacity can be expanded according to your business needs with minimal effort to the end-user.

Synology RS820+ NAS Featuring Btrfs: Next Generation Storage Efficiency

The RS820+ and RS820RP+ also include the Btrfs file system, bringing the most advanced storage technologies to meet the management needs of modern businesses:

  • Built-in data integrity check detects data and file system corruption with data and meta-data checksums and improves the overall stability
  • Flexible Shared Folder/User Quota System provides comprehensive quota control over all user accounts and shared folders
  • Advanced snapshot technology with customizable backup schedule allows up to 1,024 copies of shared folder backups in a minimum 5-minute interval without occupying huge storage capacity and system resources
  • File or folder level data restoration brings huge conveniences and saves time for users who wish to restore only a specific file or folder
  • File self-healing: Btrfs file system can auto-detect corrupted files with mirrored metadata, and recover broken data using the supported RAID volumes, which include RAID1, 5, 6, and 10

Comprehensive Business Applications via the RS820+ and RS820RP+ NAS

Powered by the innovative Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM 6.2.2 currently), RS820+/RS820RP+ comes fully-equipped with applications and features designed specifically for large-scale businesses:

  • Windows® AD and LDAP support allows easy integration with existing business directory services without recreating user accounts
  • Windows ACL support provides fine-grained access control and efficient privilege settings, allowing RS820+/RS820RP+ to fit seamlessly into current infrastructure
  • Internet file access is simplified by the encrypted FTP server and the web-based file explorer, Synology File Station. HTTPS, firewall, and IP auto-block support ensure file sharing over the Internet is protected with a high level of security

Synology NAS in 2019/2020 – Your Questions Answered

  • Application Privileges controls access to applications and packages based on each individual account, user group, or IP address
  • MailPlus allows your business to set up a secure, reliable, and private mail server while giving your employees a modern mail client for receiving and sending messages
  • With Synology Office, Calendar and Chat, the powerful Collaboration Suite allows secure and efficient private communications as well as a content organization that your business can easily manage and control

Synology RS820+ NAS Arrives Virtualization Ready

Synology’s Virtual Machine Manager adds unlimited capabilities to your NAS. Set up and run various virtual machines, including Windows, Linux, and Virtual DSM so that you can test new software versions in a sandbox environment, isolate your customers’ machines, and increase the flexibility of your RS820+/RS820RP+ with reduced hardware deployment and maintenance costs. Synology iSCSI storage fully supports most virtualization solutions to enhance work efficiency with a simple management interface. VMware vSphere™ 6.5 and VAAI integration helps offload storage operations and optimizes computation efficiency. Windows Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX) speeds up data transfer and migration rates, while OpenStack Cinder support turns your Synology NAS into a block-based storage component.

Reliability, Availability & Disaster Recovery on the RS820+ from Synology NAS

System reliability is of paramount importance to businesses which depend upon their commercial servers every day. RS820+ and RS820RP+ responds to these concerns with wide-ranging availability and redundancy features:

  • Synology High Availability ensures seamless transition between clustered servers and that your services remain online in the event of unexpected disasters
  • Snapshot Replication provides schedulable, near-instantaneous data protection, ensuring business documents in shared folders, virtual machines in iSCSI LUNs, or docker application data remain safe and available when disasters happen
  • Redundant system fans and network ports with failover support ensure continual service uptime

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Where to Buy the Synology Rackstation RS820+ or RS820RP+ NAS?

Although release information and price on the Synology RS820+ and RS820RP+ Rackstation are still to be announced, we can see it arriving at a very similar price point to the RS818+ released early last year. You can find out more information regarding price and release dates as they become available by visiting SPAN.COM in the link below::

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CPU – Intel Atom C3538 Quad-Core 2.1GHz
Hardware encryption engine – Yes (AES-NI)
Memory – 2 GB DDR4 (expandable up to 18 GB)
Hot-swappable drive – Yes
External ports – 2 x USB 3.0 port 1 x Expansion port
Wake on LAN/WAN – Yes
PCIe 3.0 slot – • 1 x Slot for a High-performance network interface card support

(More specifications at the bottom of this article)

The Synology RS820+ vs the RS818+ Rackstation NAS

As discussed, for those that have been following Synology NAS for a number of years, the RS820+ is the follow up to the RS818+ rackmount released very early last year. Below we have compared their hardware and software specifications to give you an idea of how the new and old NAS compare (GREEN means better):

Hardware
Synology Model

Synology RS818+ NAS

Synology RS820+ NAS

Processor model Intel Atom C2538 Intel Atom C3538
Processor architecture 64-bit 64-bit
Processor clock Quad core 2.4 GHz Quad core 2.1 GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI) YES YES
Memory
System memory 2 GB DDR3 2 GB DDR4
Pre-installed memory module 2 GB (2 GB x 1) 2 GB (2 GB x 1)
Total number of memory slots 2 2 (technically)
Memory can be expanded to 16 GB (8 GB x 2) 18 GB (2GB + 16 GB)
Remarks
  • Synology reserves the right to replace memory components of the same or higher clocks depending on the supplier’s product availability. Its compatibility and stability have been tested by the same rigorous tests, please feel free to use it.
  • Please purchase Synology’s original memory module for best compatibility and reliability. If you are not using a Synology memory module when expanding your memory capacity, Synology will not be able to provide full product warranty or technical support.
  • Synology reserves the right to replace memory components of the same or higher clocks depending on the supplier’s product availability. Its compatibility and stability have been tested by the same rigorous tests, please feel free to use it.
  • Please purchase Synology’s original memory module for best compatibility and reliability. If you are not using a Synology memory module when expanding your memory capacity, Synology will not be able to provide full product warranty or technical support.
Storage device
Number of disk slots 4 4
Maximum number of disk slots in which the expansion unit is installed 8 8
Compatible disk type* (see all supported disks)
  • 3.5″ SATA HDD
  • 2.5″ SATA HDD
  • 2.5″ SATA SSD
  • 3.5″ SATA HDD
  • 2.5″ SATA HDD
  • 2.5″ SATA SSD
Maximum internal net total storage capacity 64 TB (16 TB drive x 4) (Capacity varies by RAID type) 64 TB (16 TB drive x 4) (Capacity varies by RAID type)
Maximum net total storage capacity with expansion unit 128 TB (64 TB + 16 TB drive x 4) (Capacity varies by RAID type) 128 TB (64 TB + 16 TB drive x 4) (Capacity varies by RAID type)
Maximum single storage capacity* 108 TB 108 TB
Disk hot swap support YES YES
Remarks
  • The compatible disk type refers to the type of hard disk that is confirmed to be compatible with the product after the actual measurement, and the maximum speed limit of the non-hard disk slot.
  • The maximum net total storage capacity is not limited by the maximum single storage capacity. Synology NAS can create additional storage space beyond the maximum single storage capacity. The maximum capacity depends on the support of each model. (see more)
  • The internal storage space can be expanded, but the expanded single storage space cannot exceed 108 TB.
  • The compatible disk type refers to the type of hard disk that is confirmed to be compatible with the product after the actual measurement, and the maximum speed limit of the non-hard disk slot.
  • The maximum net total storage capacity is not limited by the maximum single storage capacity. Synology NAS can create additional storage space beyond the maximum single storage capacity. The maximum capacity depends on the support of each model. (see more)
  • The internal storage space can be expanded, but the expanded single storage space cannot exceed 108 TB.
External connection

RJ-45 1GbE network hole 4 (supports Link Aggregation / fault transfer) 4 (supports Link Aggregation / fault transfer)
USB 3.0 port 2 2
eSATA port 1 1
PCIe
PCIe expansion 1 x Gen2 x8 slot (x4 link) 1 x Gen3 x8 slot (black, x4 link)
Expansion card support
  • PCIe Network Interface Card (see more)
  • M2D18 – Dual M.2 SATA SSD riser card for SSD cache
  • PCIe Network Interface Card (see more)
  • M2D18 – Dual M.2 SATA/NVMe SSD riser card for SSD cache
Remarks RS820+(RP)+ with M2D18 can only support M.2 SATA SSD. M.2 NVMe/AHCI PCIe SSD is not supported.
File system
Internal disk
  • Btrfs
  • EXT4
  • Btrfs
  • EXT4
External disk
  • Btrfs
  • EXT4
  • EXT3
  • FAT
  • NTFS
  • HFS+
  • exFAT*
  • Btrfs
  • EXT4
  • EXT3
  • FAT
  • NTFS
  • HFS+
  • exFAT*
Remarks exFAT Access is purchased separately from the kit center. exFAT Access is purchased separately from the kit center.
Exterior

Appearance specification (rack unit) 1U 1U
Size (height x width x depth) 44 mm x 480 mm x 492.6 mm
44 mm x 480 mm x 518.6 mm (RP model)
44 mm x 480 mm x 492.6 mm
44 mm x 480 mm x 518.6 mm (RP model)
weight 6.21 kg
7.63 kg (RP model)
6.4 kg
7.96 kg (RP model)
Rack mount support Four-post 19  (Synology Rack Kit – RKM114 / RKS1317 ) Four-post 19  (Synology Rack Kit – RKM114 / RKS1317 )
Remarks Rack kits need to be purchased separately Rack kits need to be purchased separately
Cooling
System fan 40 mm x 40 mm x 2 pcs
40 mm x 40 mm x 2 pcs (RP model)
40 mm x 40 mm x 3 pcs
40 mm x 40 mm x 2 pcs (RP model)
Fan mode
  • Full speed mode
  • Low temperature mode
  • Silent mode
  • Full speed mode
  • Low temperature mode
  • Silent mode
Automatic power reply YES YES
Noise value* 28.5 dB(A)
32.7 dB(A) (RP model)
27 dB(A)
39.9 dB(A) (RP model)
Timer switch YES YES
Wake on the network YES YES
Power supply / transformer 100 W 150 W
Dual power supply Yes (RP model) Yes (RP model)
AC input voltage 100 V to 240 V AC 100 V to 240 V AC
Current frequency 50/60 Hz, single frequency 50/60 Hz, single frequency
Power consumption* 45.28 W (access)
20.81 W (hard disk hibernation)
45.73 W (access) (RP model)
21.79 W (hard disk hibernation) (RP model)
37.94 W (access)
20.96 W (hard disk hibernation)
38.88 W (access) (RP model)
22.17 W (hard disk hibernation) (RP model)
British thermal unit 154.61 BTU/hr (access)
71.05 BTU/hr (hard disk hibernation)
156.14 BTU/hr (access) (RP model)
74.4 BTU/hr (hard disk hibernation) (RP model)
129.54 BTU/hr (access)
71.57 BTU/hr (hard disk hibernation)
132.75 BTU/hr (access) (RP model)
75.70 BTU/hr (hard disk hibernation) (RP model)
Remarks
  • The test data for power consumption was tested with a Western Digital 1TB WD10EFRX hard drive.
  • Noise value test environment: Seagate 2TB ST2000VN000 Hard disk in standby mode, two GRAS Type 40AE microphones are set at 1 meter distance before and after Synology NAS; background noise value: 16.49-17.51 ​​dB(A); Temperature: Celsius 24.25-25.75 degrees; humidity: 58.2-61.8%.
  • The warranty period begins on the date of purchase noted on the purchase receipt. (see more)
  • The test data for power consumption was tested with a Western Digital 1TB WD10EFRX hard drive.
  • Noise value test environment: Seagate 2TB ST2000VN000 Hard disk in standby mode, two GRAS Type 40AE microphones are set at 1 meter distance before and after Synology NAS; background noise value: 16.49-17.51 ​​dB(A); Temperature: Celsius 24.25-25.75 degrees; humidity: 58.2-61.8%.
temperature
Working temperature 5°C to 35°C (40°F to 95°F) 0°C to 35°C (32°F to 95°F)
Storage temperature -20 ° C to 60 ° C (-5 ° F to 140 ° F) -20 ° C to 60 ° C (-5 ° F to 140 ° F)
Relative humidity 5% to 95% RH 5% to 95% RH
Certification body
  • EAC
  • VCCI
  • CCC
  • RCM
  • KC
  • FCC
  • CE
  • BSMI
  • EAC
  • VCCI
  • CCC
  • RCM
  • KC
  • FCC
  • CE
  • BSMI
Warranty Hardware warranty for 3 years, extended to 5 years coverage – EW202

Hardware warranty for 3 years, extended to 5 years coverage – EW202

Remarks The warranty period begins on the date of purchase noted on the purchase receipt The warranty period begins on the date of purchase noted on the purchase receipt
surroundings RoHS compliant RoHS compliant
Package contents
  • Host X 1
  • Kit X 1
  • Power cord X 1
  • Power cord X 2 (RP model)
  • Quick Installation Guide X 1
  • Host X 1
  • Kit X 1
  • Power cord X 1
  • Power cord X 2 (RP model)
  • Quick Installation Guide X 1
Optional accessories
  • Monitoring device authorization
  • RAM1600DDR3L-8GBx2 DDR3 non-ECC SO-DIMM kit
  • RAM1600DDR3L-4GBx2 DDR3 non-ECC SO-DIMM kit
  • Expansion unit: RX418 X 1
  • Synology Ethernet card E10G17-F2
  • Synology Ethernet card E10G18-T1
  • Synology Ethernet card E10G18-T2
  • Synology M2D18 M.2 Dual Transfer Card
  • Synology Sliding Rack Kit – RKS1317
  • Synology Fixed Rack Kit – RKM114
  • VS360HD
  • VS960HD
  • Monitoring device authorization
  • D4NESO-2666-4G DDR4 non-ECC SO-DIMM*
  • D4ECSO-2666-16G DDR4 ECC SO-DIMM*
  • Expansion unit: RX418 X 1
  • Synology Ethernet card E10G17-F2
  • Synology Ethernet card E10G18-T1
  • Synology Ethernet card E10G18-T2
  • Synology M2D18 M.2 Dual Transfer Card
  • Synology Sliding Rack Kit – RKS1317
  • Synology Fixed Rack Kit – RKM114
  • VS360HD
  • VS960HD

Synology RS820+/RS820RP+ NAS Software Support

As you would expect from a polished NAS solution like the RS820+ Rackstation, it arrives with support of the latest Synology DSM applications and other modern NAS home/business applications. Below is a summary of those key appliances:

File Station – Virtual drive, remote folder, Windows ACL editor, compressing/extracting archived files, bandwidth control for specific users or groups, creating sharing links, transfer logs

FTP Server – Bandwidth control for TCP connections, custom FTP passive port range, anonymous FTP, FTP SSL/TLS and SFTP protocol, boot over the network with TFTP and PXE support, transfer logs

Universal Search – Offer global search into applications and files

Hyper Backup – Support local backup, network backup, and backup data to public clouds

Active Backup – for Server Centralize data backup for Windows and Linux servers without client installation

Backup tools – DSM configuration backup, macOS Time Machine support, Cloud Station Backup

Shared folder sync – maximum task number: 16

Cloud Station Suite – Sync your data between multiple platforms by installing the client utilities on Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS devices, while retaining up to 32 historical versions of files

Maximum concurrent file transfer – 2,000

Cloud Sync – One or two-way synchronization with public cloud storage providers including Amazon Drive, Amazon S3-compatible storage, Baidu cloud, Box, Dropbox, Google Cloud Storage, Google Drive, hubiC, MegaDisk, Microsoft OneDrive, OpenStack Swift-compatible storage, WebDAV servers, Yandex Disk

Surveillance Station – Maximum IP camera: 75 (total of 2,250 FPS at 720p, H.264) (Includes two free camera licenses; additional cameras require the purchasing of additional licenses)

Virtual Machine Manager – Deploy and run various virtual machines on Synology NAS, including Windows, Linux, or Virtual DSM

High Availability Manager – Reduce service downtime by setting up two identical NAS into one high-availability cluster

Snapshot Replication – Maximum of replications: 64, Maximum of shared folder snapshots: 1,024, Maximum of system snapshots: 65,536

Active Directory Server – Provide a flexible and cost-effective domain controller solution

CMS – Provide a single interface to manage and monitor multiple Synology NAS

VPN Server – Maximum connection: 30, supported VPN protocol: PPTP, OpenVPN™, L2TP/IPSec

MailPlus Server – Secure, reliable, and private mail solution with high-availability, load balancing, security and filtering design (Includes 5 free email account licenses; additional accounts require the purchasing of additional licenses)

Synology Office – Full Support of all Editing and Collaboration Tools

MailPlus – Intuitive webmail interface for MailPlus Server, customizable mail labels, filters, and user interface Collaboration Suite – Chat maximum user: 3,000, Office maximum user: 400, maximum simultaneous editing user: 80 , Calendar: support CalDAV and access via mobile devices

Note Station – Rich-text note organization and versioning, encryption, sharing, media embedding and attachments

Storage Analyzer – Volume and quota usage, total size of files, volume usage and trends based on past usage, size of shared folders, largest/most/least frequently modified files

Security Advisor – Malware detection/removal, user account/password, network, system-related security scan

Antivirus Essential – Full system scan, scheduled scan, white list customization, virus definition auto update

Download Station – Supported download protocols: BT, HTTP, FTP, NZB, eMule, Thunder, FlashGet, QQDL Maximum concurrent download task: 80

Web Station – Virtual host (up to 30 websites), PHP / MariaDB®, third-party applications support

Oher packages – Video Station, Photo Station, Audio Station, DNS Server, RADIUS Server, iTunes® Server, Log Center, third-party packages available on Package Center iOS / Android™ applications DS audio, DS cam, DS cloud, DS file, DS finder, DS get, DS note, DS photo, DS video, MailPlus Windows Phone® applications DS audio, DS file, DS finder, DS photo, DS video

Where to Buy the Synology Rackstation RS820+ or RS820RP+ NAS?

Although release information and price on the Synology RS820+ and RS820RP+ Rackstation are still to be announced, we can see it arriving at a very similar price point to the RS818+ released early last year. You can find out more information regarding price and release dates as they become available by visiting SPAN.COM in the link below::

reserve-your-synology-nas-now

CPU – Intel Atom C3538 Quad-Core 2.1GHz
Hardware encryption engine – Yes (AES-NI)
Memory – 2 GB DDR4 (expandable up to 18 GB)
Hot-swappable drive – Yes
External ports – 2 x USB 3.0 port 1 x Expansion port
Wake on LAN/WAN – Yes
PCIe 3.0 slot – • 1 x Slot for a High-performance network interface card support

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