Synology RackStation RS2418+ NAS Server

Synology Part #/MPN: RS2418-PLUS

DiscTech Item #: SYN-RS2418-PLUS-BN-3Y

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Interface Types: SATA, USB 3.0 3.1 3.2, Ethernet RJ45

Encryption/SED Supported

Electrical Interface: Ethernet Gigabit - 1Gbps

On-Board Cache: 4GB

Bays/Ports/Slots: 12

U Height: 2U

Wattage/VA: 500W

Voltage: 110-240V Multi

Synology RackStation RS2418+ 12-bay 2U SATA Quad Core NAS Server - Diskless - Brand New

Synology RackStation RS2418+ 12-bay 2U SATA / Serial ATA Quad Core NAS / Networked Attached Storage Server - Diskless - Brand New

Synology RackStation RS2418+ / RS2418-PLUS 12-bay 2U Network Attached Storage Server includes ...

  • Intel Atom C3538 quad-core 2.1GHz CPU
  • 4 GB DDR4 expandable up to 64 GB (with 16GB x 4)
  • 2 x USB 3.0 ports
  • 1 x eSATA ports
  • 4 x Ethernet RJ45 1GbE LAN ports
  • 12 drive bays with a maximum of 24 Drive Bays when paired with an Expansion Unit
  • Accepts 3.5" and 2.5" SATA hard drives and 2.5" SATA solid state drives.
  • Encryption capable.

RackStation RS2418+/RS2418RP+
High-capacity and scalable NAS designed for businesses with flexible storage and M.2 SSD expandability

Scalable Storage Server On-Demand
RS2418+/RS2418RP+ 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 or M.2 SSD cache support. It serves perfectly as a centralized file server, backup target for distributed businesses, or backup target for employee workstations in a growing business.

  • CPU
    Quad-core 2.1GHz
  • RAM options
    4GB DDR4 UDIMM, up to 64GB
  • Scalability
    Up to 24 drives with one RX1217/RX1217RP

Boost your storage performance with easy-to-install add-in cards
Equipped with a PCIe 3.0 slot, RS2418+ supports installing an M.2 SSD adapter card or 10GbE NIC for a high-IOPS system cache and ultra-fast data transmission.

  • SSD
    SSD - Dual M.2 NVMe / SATA SSD slot, compatible with 2280/2260/2242 form factors
  • 10GbE
    10GbE - 10GbE network capacity for bandwidth-intensive environments

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
RS2418+ integrates various backup applications to safeguard your important data on any device with an intuitive user interface and durable storage technologies.

  • Active Backup for Business
    Centralize backup tasks for VMware, Windows, and file servers. Restore whatever you want fast and reliably when needed.
  • Hyper Backup
    Comprehensively back up 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.

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. Learn more

  • 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.
  • Drive
    A versatile solution for file management and synchronization.
  • Snapshot Replication
    Provides schedulable and instantaneous data protection for shared folders and virtual machines on iSCSI LUNs in the event of disaster.
  • VMM
    Run various operating systems in isolated sandboxes. Seamlessly clone, restore and migrate virtual machines.

Synology RackStation
Model NumberRS2418+ / RS2418-PLUS
Hardware Specifications
  • Intel Atom C3538
  • CPU Architecture
  • 64-bit
  • CPU Frequency
  • Quad Core 2.1 GHz
  • Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)
  • Yes
  • Hardware encryption engineYes (AES-NI)
    MemorySystem Memory
  • 4 GB DDR4
  • Memory Module Pre-installed
  • 4 GB (4 GB x 1)
  • Total Memory Slots
  • 4
  • Memory Expandable up to
  • 64 GB (16 GB x 4)
  • StorageDrive Bays
  • 12
  • Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit
  • 24
  • Compatible Drive Type (See all supported drives)
  • 3.5" SATA HDD
  • 2.5" SATA HDD
  • 2.5" SATA SSD
  • Maximum Internal Raw Capacity
  • 168 TB (14 TB drive x 12) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
  • Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units
  • 336 TB (168 TB + 14 TB drive x 12) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
  • Maximum Single Volume Size
  • 108 TB
  • Hot Swappable Drive
  • Yes
  • External portRJ-45 1GbE LAN Port
  • 4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
  • USB 3.0 Port
  • 2
  • Expansion Port
  • 1
  • PCIePCIe Expansion
  • 1 x Gen3 x8 slot (black, x4 link)
  • Add-in-card support
  • M2D18 - Dual M.2 SATA/NVMe SSD adapter card for SSD cache
  • PCIe Network Interface Card
  • File SystemInternal Drives
  • Btrfs
  • EXT4
  • External Drives
  • Btrfs
  • EXT4
  • EXT3
  • FAT
  • NTFS
  • HFS+
  • exFAT
  • AppearanceSize (Height x Width x Depth)
  • 88 mm x 482 mm x 696 mm
  • 88 mm x 482 mm x 724 mm (for RP model)
  • Weight
  • 13.22 kg
  • 13.85 kg (for RP model)
  • Rack Installation Support
  • 4-post 19" rack (Synology Rail Kit - RKS1317)
  • OthersSystem Fan
  • 80 mm x 80 mm x 4 pcs
  • Fan Speed Mode
  • Full-Speed Mode
  • Cool Mode
  • Quiet Mode
  • Easy Replacement System Fan
  • Yes
  • Power Recovery
  • Yes
  • Noise Level
  • 54 dB(A)
  • 54.1 dB(A) (for RP model)
  • Scheduled Power On/Off
  • Yes
  • Wake on LAN/WAN
  • Yes
  • Power Supply Unit / Adapter
  • 500W
  • 2 X 500W (for RP model)
  • AC Input Power Voltage
  • 100V to 240V AC
  • Power Frequency
  • 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
  • Power Consumption
  • 109 W (Access)
  • 52.4 W (System Hibernation)
  • 119.6 W (Access, for RP model)
  • 55.9 W (System Hibernation, for RP model)
  • British Thermal Unit
  • 371.92 BTU/hr (Access)
  • 178.8 BTU/hr (System Hibernation)
  • 408.09 BTU/hr (Access, for RP model)
  • 190.74 BTU/hr (System Hibernation, for RP model)
  • Redundant Power Supply (for xs+ and RP model)
  • Yes
  • Environment TemperatureOperating Temperature
  • 5°C to 35°C
  • 40°F to 95°F
  • Storage Temperature
  • -20°C to 60°C
  • -5°F to 140°F
  • Relative Humidity
  • 5% to 95% RH
  • Certification
  • EAC
  • VCCI
  • CCC
  • RCM
  • FCC
  • CE
  • BSMI

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    ROHS Compliant

    Alternate MPNs: RS2418+

    Weight: 30 lb

    Warranty: 3 Year Manufacturer

    Brand New

    Condition Levels Explained

    The product is brand new.

    3 Year Manufacturer Warranty

    Product Warranties Explained

    The product has a manufacturer warranty for the time period specified.