Synology RackStation RS3617xs review

An affordable business-class NAS appliance with good performance and heaps of features

IT Pro Recommended
  • Good value; Decent 10GbE NAS performance; Feature packed DSM 6 software: Slick data protection apps
  • Snapshots not supported on PetaSpace shares

Stepping up to the top of Synology's family of large-scale business NAS appliances, the RS3617xs targets companies with big storage expansion plans and an eye on future 10-Gigabit (10GbE) upgrades. Coming in as a replacement for the RS3614xs, it offers the same base capacity but major improvements on processing power. 

Most Popular

application programming interface (API)

Apple buys Dark Sky weather app and leaves Android users in the cold

1 Apr 2020
data management

Oracle cloud courses are free during coronavirus lockdown

31 Mar 2020
flexible working

Why we’re lucky COVID-19 has come now

3 Apr 2020