Today is a big day for Synology, with the company announcing availability of the HD6500. This is the first product in the HD series, offering 60 bays for super-sized storage needs, and support for up to 960TB per chassis.
The Synology HD6500 is a 4U 60-bay system for petabyte-level storage, and can be paired with up to 4 additional 60-bay expansion units to increase storage further. In terms of speeds, you'll be looking at up to 6688MB/s sequential read and 6662MB/s sequential write speeds, making it a suitable solution for dealing with large-scale data, whether its for long-term storage and archival needs, video surveillance backups or enterprise-wide office backups. With two 10GbE RJ-45 ports, three Gigabit Ethernet ports, and the ability to expand up to 10 additional 10GbE SFP+/RJ-45 and 25GbE SFP28, or Fibre Channel ports, the HD6500 is equipped to scale with business demands.
Designed specifically for use with Synology HAS5300 SAS HDDs, the HD6500's storage controllers, firmware, and operating system have been optimized and validated for long-term reliability and data integrity. The inclusion of dual power supplies, SAS multipathing support, out-of-band management support, and dual independent system drives provide redundancy to ensure consistent and dependable data and service availability.
The Synology HD6500 is available starting today through Synology's solution partners and channel networks. You can find more information, HERE.
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