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Synology unveils two 12-bay tower NASs to cater to SMB demand

By Ken Wong - on 15 Oct 2021, 1:59pm

Synology unveils two 12-bay tower NASs to cater to SMB demand

The higher-end DS3622xs+ is Intel powered. Image source: Synology.

Synology has announced the launch of two new 12-bay tower NASs that will help them better reach out to SMBs.

The higher-end DS3622xs+ is powered by a 6-core 2.2GHz Intel Xeon processor and 16GB of RAM. It is also equipped with dual 10GbE RJ-45 ports and three Gigabit ports, the DS3622xs+ delivers fast networking and out-of-band management (OOB) management right out of the box while supporting integration with Fibre Channel SAN.

According to Synology, in internal testing, the unit delivered over 260,000 4K random read IOPS and 4,700/2,400 MB/s sequential read/write speeds respectively.

The DS2422+ is designed to deliver reliability and efficiency and is powered by an AMD Ryzen quad-core 2.2GHz processor and 4GB of RAM. Lacking 10 Gigabit Ethernet, which is a common feature in mainstream models, it integrates with existing IT infrastructure thanks to four Gigabit RJ-45 ports for network connectivity. It can deliver 2,200/1,300 MB/s sequential read/write speeds.

 

Commonalities with room to grow

Both units allow for expansion with 10/25GbE network interface cards. NVMe SSD cache can be added through M.2 NVMe SSD adapter cards to boost random I/O performance for hot data. Combination cards allow 10GbE connectivity and SSD cache to be added through a single PCIe 3.0 slot.

Storage capacity can easily be doubled in the case of the DS2422+, or tripled for the DS3622xs+, by connecting the appropriate number of 12-bay DX1222 expansion units.

The two NASs and expansion units are designed to work optimally with Synology’s own enterprise drives, the HAT5300 3.5-inch SATA HDD and SAT5200 2.5-inch SATA SSD and be managed by Synology’s DSM 7.0 NAS operating system.

 

Pricing and availability

The expansion unit looks a lot like the two new NASs.

All three units are now available from Synology resellers and partners. The DS2422+ is priced at S$2,939 while the DS3622xs+ will cost S$4,559. The DX1222 expansion unit will cost S$1,799 each.

 Specs/Model

DS3622xs+

DS2422+

CPU

6-core Intel Xeon

4-core AMD Ryzen

Memory

16 GB DDR4 ECC
(expandable to 48 GB)

4 GB DDR4 ECC
(expandable to 32 GB)

Form factor

Tower

Drive bays internal/max

12/363

12/244

Random read/write IOPS1

260k/97k

124k/52k

Seq. read/write throughput1

4,700/2,400 MB/s

2,200/1,300 MB/s

Network interface

3 x 1GbE RJ-45
2 x 10GbE RJ-45

4 x 1GbE RJ-45

Add-in cards2

10/25GbE NICs/Synology
M.2 add-in cards/Fibre Channel host bus adapters

10/25GbE NICs/Synology
M.2 add-in cards

Out-of-band management

Yes

No

Max. no. of IP cameras

90

40

Warranty5

5 years

3 years
(extendable to 5 in select regions)

 

  1. Performance figures are obtained through internal testing by Synology. Actual performance may vary depending on the testing environment, usage, and configuration. See the performance charts for more information.
  2. Compatible NICs include the E10G21-F2, E10G18-T2, E10G18-T1, and E25G21-F2. For the latest compatible devices, check the compatibility list.
  3. With two 12-bay Synology DX1222 expansion units.
  4. With one 12-bay Synology DX1222 expansion units.
  5. The warranty period starts from the date of purchase as stated on your purchase receipt. Read more here.
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