Synology has announced another 12 bay Atom based NAS.
The DS2411+ is the new top-of-line model in Synology's Small and Medium Business category. It features 12 hot-swappable bays supporting 2.5" and 3.5" SATA drives up to 3 TB.
Further expansion to 72 TB of total storage can be done by adding a 12 bay DX1211 expansion cabinet that connects via Infiniband.
The NAS uses an Intel D525 Atom CPU with 1 GB of DDR2 RAM, which can be expanded to 3 GB. Other hardware features include dual Gigabit Ethernet LAN connections supporting link aggregation and failover and four USB 2.0 ports.
Up to 256 volumes, 32 iSCSI targets and 256 iSCSI LUNs can be created on individual drive, Synology Hybrid RAID, JBOD and RAID 0, 1, 5, 6 and 10 array types. RAID expansion and level migration are also supported.
The DS2411+ runs Synology's DSM 3.1 OS, which handles VMware, Citrix and Hyper-V virtualization applications as well as a host of media and other serving options.
The DS2411+ is shipping now at an MSRP of $1699.