Synology DS1815+ 8-bay DiskStation NAS

  Synology DS1815+ 8-bay DiskStation NAS
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Robust scalability up to 108TB | Virtualization Ready VMware, Citrix, and MS Hyper-V | Quad-Core ATOM | 2GB RAM | Hardware Encryption (AES-NI) | Quad Gigabit (Link Aggregation / Failover Support) | USB 3.0 x 4 + eSATA x 2 | SSD Cache / TRIM Support | Award-winning DSM 5.2 OS
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Synology DS1815+ 8-bay NAS Server, diskless, Intel Atom C2538 Quad Core 2.4 GHz CPU, 2GB DDR3 RAM Expandable up to 6 GB (2 GB + 4 GB), Vmware Ready, 2.5" & 3.5" SATA HDD Support, 4 x USB 3.0 & 2 x eSATA Port, DS1815+ is a powerful, expandable 8-bay NAS server that delivers outstanding speed and accelerated data encryption. Easily scalable, the DS1815+ can be equipped with up to 6GB of DDR3 RAM and host up to 108TB of raw capacity with two Synology DX513 units.


Synology DiskStation DS1815+

Ultra-performance NAS optimized for intensive tasks and encryption





Featuring a quad-core processor, hardware encryption engine, and flawless software integration, DS1815+ is a powerful, expandable 8-bay NAS server that delivers outstanding speed and accelerated data encryption. Easily scalable, the DS1815+ can be equipped with up to 6GB of DDR3 RAM and host up to 108TB of raw capacity with two Synology DX513 units.





Quad-core CPU for blazing-fast performance

DS1815+ is powered by a quad-core CPU running at 2.4 GHz. Combined with 2GB of DDR3 RAM (expandable to 6GB), it delivers blazing-fast performance over 450 MB/s reading and 420 MB/s writing. That much power makes it easy for DS1815+ to multitask and provide consistently high throughput to all connected clients.





Fast encrypted data transmission with AES-NI

Encrypting data is essential to a healthy security policy. Equipped with a dedicated hardware encryption engine, DS1815+ is the ideal digital locker for sensitive data; files and folders are encrypted on the fly without any perceived performance loss. DS1815+ delivers encrypted data transmission speeds over 450 MB/s reading and 190 MB/s writing.





Quad LAN ports for failover and Link Aggregation support

Equipped with four Ethernet ports featuring failover and Link Aggregation support, DS1815+ ensures continual network uptime even if LAN connection malfunction occurs on one port, reducing the chance of service disruption and costly downtime. Link Aggregation improves connection speeds beyond the limits of a single network cable or port.





Robust scalability up to 108TB

As your data storage needs grow, DS1815+ can be connected to dedicated DX513 expansion units for additional storage on the fly, growing capacity with minimal effort. With two DX513 expansion units connected through specially designed eSATA connectors, raw capacity can be as high as 108TB





Easy installation, hassle-free maintenance

Easy installation and hot-swappable hard drive support ensures easy maintenance and continuous service uptime should a hard drive need replacement. In addition, DS1815+ incorporates a passive cooling design to reduce dependency on the dedicated processor cooling fan, thus mitigating any critical point of failure. When the system detects a fan failure, the built-in redundancy mechanism ensures continuous operation until the replacement fan arrives.





USB 3.0 and eSATA ensure speedy transfers to external storage

DS1815+ boasts USB 3.0 and eSATA ports to connect to various kinds of external storage devices, while ensuring fast and efficient file transfer speeds. Support for USB 3.0 offers transfer speeds of up to 5 Gbps (about 10 times faster than USB 2.0), meaning it takes less time to transfer data to external hard drives, while also consuming less power.





Award winning OS - DiskStation Manager

Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) is a sleek, browser-based operating system running on every DiskStation and RackStation, which makes managing your Synology NAS a breeze. Featuring an intuitive user interface, DSM makes accessing and sharing your data smarter and simpler. Synology's Package Center lets you download and install useful add-on packages designed specifically for individual or business needs, meaning you can enjoy more entertainment in your life or better productivity at work.





Seamless storage solution for virtualization environments

DS1815+ provides seamless storage solutions for virtualization environments, including VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft Hyper-V. With VMware vSphere 5 & VAAI integration, DS1815+ helps offload specific storage operations and optimizes computation power in VMware environments. Windows ODX support speeds up data manipulation as the data transfer is offloaded. iSCSI also lets SMB users consolidate storage into data center storage arrays while providing hosts with the illusion of locally-attached disks.





Fit into business environments easily

With the support of Windows AD, LDAP, and Domain Trust, DS1815+ enables seamless account integration. The User Home feature can automatically create a "home" folder for every user account to minimize the administrator's effort in repeatedly creating "home" folders for all accounts. Windows ACL support on DS1815+ allows IT administrators to fine tune access controls and set up privileges to files and folders on DS1815+ through the familiar Windows user interface. With compatibility for major protocols, DS1815+ can eliminate server configuration overhead and enhance IT administrators' efficiency.





Optimize storage management

With Synology's Storage Manager, DS1815+ allows for flexible storage deployment and utilization. You can optimize RAID configuration with Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR) while providing redundant data protection. Other features such as multiple volumes on single RAID and Global Hot Spare also greatly enhance management efficiency and fit deployment of any kind.





Synology CMS (Central Management System)

For enterprises with more than one Synology NAS server, CMS offers the flexibility and convenience for IT administrators to manage all of them from a single point of entry. Through a simple interface, you can obtain a clear overview on resource consumption and logs, helping you identify any issue right away. With group policies, CMS can do much more for your daily tasks. Once a NAS joins a group, it will automatically adopt its rules and behave as intended, without extra configuration.





All-in-one server

DS1815+ can replace several pieces of network hardware and serve as your multi-function server. Directory Server provides LDAP service, while DNS and DHCP packages allow you to host a domain name server and automate network IP assignment at no extra cost. With only one DS1815+, you can do more than you imagine - host up to 30 websites with Web Station, safeguard the office environments with Surveillance Station, send and receive mail using your own email domain with Mail Station, share printing capability with Printer Server, make DS1815+ act as a VPN server to access company's resources remotely, and more. DS1815+ helps your company gain a competitive edge.





Ensuring business continuity

Uninterrupted availability is a critical goal for all businesses. DS1815+ supports Synology High Availability (SHA) technology which combines an active and passive server into one cluster, the former always mirrored to the latter. The Heartbeat mechanism detects regular "heartbeats" between the two servers. If the main server encounters unexpected downtime, the passive server immediately takes over. With multiple LAN ports, DS1815+ also ensures redundancy in the event of unexpected network failure.





Effective backup solution

Synology DS1815+ can serve as a centralized backup target. PC users can back up their data to the DS1815+ using Windows Backup, while Mac OS X users enjoy native Apple Time Machine integration. You can also back up data and applications from your DS1815+ to another DiskStation, rsync servers, external drives, or even Amazon S3 and Glacier cloud service. "Backup & Replication" allows you to schedule backup tasks and restore the server to any particular point in time, while minimizing storage consumption and processing time by saving only the specific data block that has been changed between versions. With Cloud Station, files on your PC can be backed up to DS1815+. Whenever you modify a file, the changes are backed up on DS1815+ automatically.





Increase business productivity with cloud solutions

With comprehensive cloud solutions, DS1815+ lets you create your own cloud easily. Cloud Station is the perfect package to sync files across multiple devices with the benefit of better privacy for important data. Files can be edited in offline mode and later synced to Cloud Station, which retains up to 32 versions to avoid file overwriting. With mobile app DS cloud, any change made to a file is automatically synced to your smartphones and tablets. For distributed enterprise, Synology's 2-way sync between different DiskStations ensures employees at different locations share the same information in real-time. IT administrators can customize synchronization rules, such as avoiding syncing large files to optimize bandwidth usage.





Secure your data

DS1815+ provides share-level AES 256-bit encryption to block off unauthorized access attempts. Once you create and encrypt a shared folder, people without the encryption key will not be able to use the encrypted data even if they remove the hard drives from your DS1815+ and mount it on their device. 2-Step verification gives an extra layer of protection as 6-digit one-time code sending to your mobile device is required for login. In addition, DS1815+ provides other security add-ons, such as IP block & allow list, Antivirus packages, firewall, and DoS attack prevention. These enhancements ensures a secure DSM environment.












HighlightsSynology DS1815+ 8-bay NAS Server, diskless, Intel Atom C2538 Quad Core 2.4 GHz CPU, 2GB DDR3 RAM Expandable up to 6 GB (2 GB + 4 GB), Vmware Ready, 2.5" & 3.5" SATA HDD Support, 4 x USB 3.0 & 2 x eSATA Port, DS1815+ is a powerful, expandable 8-bay NAS server that delivers outstanding speed and accelerated data encryption. Easily scalable, the DS1815+ can be equipped with up to 6GB of DDR3 RAM and host up to 108TB of raw capacity with two Synology DX513 units.
CPU ModelIntel Atom C2538
CPU FrequencyQuad Core 2.4 GHz
Floating PointYes
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)Yes
System Memory2 GB DDR3
Memory Module Pre-installed2 GB X 1
Total Memory Slots2
Memory Expandable up to6 GB (2 GB + 4 GB)
Drive Bay(s)8
Drive Type3.5" SATA(III) / SATA(II) HDD
Max. Internal Capacity48 TB (6 TB HDD X 8) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Hot Swappable DriveYes
External Ports
USB 3.0 Port4
eSATA Port2
File System
Internal DrivesEXT4
External DrivesEXT4
Size (Height X Width X Depth)157 mm X 340 mm X 233 mm
Weight5.29 kg
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
Wake on LAN/WANYes
System Fan120 mm X 120 mm X 2 pcs
Easy Replacement System FanYes
Wireless Support (dongle)Yes
Noise Level24.3 dB(A)
Power RecoveryYes
Scheduled Power On/OffYes
Power Supply Unit / Adapter250W
AC Input Power Voltage100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency50/60 HZ, Single Phase
Power Consumption45.88W (Access)
25.23W (HDD Hibernation)
Operating Temperature5°C to 35°C (40°F to 95°F)
Storage Temperature-20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
Relative Humidity5% to 95% RH
CertificationFCC Class B
CE Class B
BSMI Class B
Warranty3 Years
Storage Management
Max File System Size108 TB
Max Internal Volume Number512
Max iSCSI Target Number32
Max iSCSI LUN256
iSCSI LUN Clone/Snapshot, Windows ODXYes
Supported RAID TypeSynology Hybrid RAID
RAID MigrationBasic to RAID 1
Basic to RAID 5
RAID 1 to RAID 5
RAID 5 to RAID 6
Volume Expansion with Larger HDDsSynology Hybrid RAID
Volume Expansion by Adding a HDDSynology Hybrid RAID
Global Hot Spare Supported RAID TypeSynology Hybrid RAID
SSD Support
SSD Read/Write Cache (White Paper)Yes
File Sharing Capacity
Max User Accounts2048
Max Groups256
Max Shared Folder512
Max Shared Folder Sync Tasks8
Max Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections512
Windows Access Control List (ACL) IntegrationYes
NFS Kerberos AuthenticationYes
High Availability ManagerYes
Log CenterYes
Syslog Events per Second800
VMware vSphere 5 with VAAIYes
Windows Server 2012Yes
Windows Server 2012 R2Yes
Citrix ReadyYes
Add-on Packages
Antivirus EssentialYes
Antivirus by McAfee (Trial)Yes
Audio StationYes
Central Management SystemYes
Cloud StationYes
Maximum Concurrent File Transfers512
Cloud SyncYes
Directory ServerYes
DNS ServerYes
Download StationYes
Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks80
Glacier BackupYes
HiDrive BackupYes
iTunes ServerYes
Java ManagerYes
Mail ServerYes
Mail StationYes
Media ServerYes
DLNA CertificationYes
Photo StationYes
RADIUS ServerYes
Surveillance StationYes
Max IP cam (Licenses required)40 (including 2 Free License)
Total FPS (H.264)1200 FPS @ 720p (1280x800) 480 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080) 250 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536) 200 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
Total FPS (MJPEG)300 FPS @ 720p (1280x800) 150 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080) 100 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536) 60 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
Video StationYes
Video TranscodingGroup 1
VPN ServerYes
Maximum Connections20
Time BackupYes
Maximum Task Number8
Environment & Packaging
EnvironmentRoHS Compliant
Packaging ContentMain Unit X 1
Welcome Note X 1
Accessory Pack X 1
AC Power Cord X 1
RJ-45 LAN Cable X 2
Optional AccessoriesRemote
Camera License Pack
4GB DDR3 RAM Module
Expansion Unit: DX213 X 2
Expansion Unit: DX513 X 2
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