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Synology RS3617RPXS 12-Bay Rackmount NAS (Network-Attached Storage) Enclosure


 RS3617RPXS, Synology RS3617RPXS 12-Bay Rackmount NAS (Network-Attached Storage) Enclosure

Designed for virtualisation, data-intensive applications and service continuity for large scale businesses, the RS3617RPxs provides a rock-solid 12-bay storage solution with great performance.

Key Features

  • CPU - Intel Xeon D-1521 64-bit Architecture
  • System Memory - 8 GB DDR4 ECC UDIMM
  • 12 Bays
  • 4x Gigabit LAN ports | 2x USB 3.0 ports | 2x Expansion ports
  • 5 Year Warranty
  • Designed for data-intensive applications and service continuity for large scale businesses
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Synology RackStation RS3617RPXS 12-Bay Rackmount NAS Enclosure


Highly scalable NAS designed for virtualisation, data-intensive applications and service continuity for large scale businesses


Powerful storage solution

RS3617RPxs provides rock-solid storage solution with great performance with over 134,688 random read IOPS and 4,380 MB/s sequential read throughput. DDR4 ECC UDIMM guarantees data accuracy and performance for mission-critical environments.

Ready for 10GbE and beyond

PCIe 3.0 slots allow for faster networking options as you expand your infrastructure. Together with the built-in quad Gigabit ports, RS3617RPxs offers comprehensive connectivity options for link aggregation and failover configurations.

5 year warranty

Synology's 5-year limited warranty provides hardware replacement and technical support via email and telephone services, maximising your enterprises' return on investment

Synology Replacement Services (SRS)

SRS provides free advance replacement units as early as next business day in selected regions, maximising the service uptime for your mission critcal storage and ensuring your business continuity.

Digital asset protection

Powered by Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM), Synology NAS offers advanced security measures to protect against sudden data loss and potential security holes.
  • Security Advisor: Analyses system settings, password strength, network preferences and removes any possible malware
  • AppArmor: A kernel-level enhancement that blocks malicious programs from accessing unauthorised system resources
  • AES 256-bit encryption: Encrypt shared folders and network data transmission to keep data from unauthorised access
  • 2-step verification: Prevent others from logging in to your DSM by generating a one-time password (OTP) on your mobile device
  • Trust Level: Customise the trust level in Package Center to avoid installing packages from untrusted sources, safeguarding your NAS from unknown or tampered package files

Complete iSCI and virtualisation solutions

Synology iSCI storage supports most virtualisation solutions, including VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix Xen Server, and OpenStack Cinder, to enhance work efficiency. Create and manage virtual machines running multiple operating systems s uch as Windows, Linux, and DSM using Virtual Machine Manager.


Next-generation file system for better data protection

The Btrfs file system introduces advanced storage technologies and optimised snapshots to prevent data corruption and reduce maintenance overhead. While ensuring high-level data integrity, it also offers flexible, efficient data protection and recovery tools
  • Flexible Shared Folder/User Quota System provides comprehensive quota control on user accounts and shared folders
  • Snapshot Replication provides schedulable and storage capacity-saving data protection with 1024 shared folder backups and 65,000 system-wide snapshots
  • File- or folder-level data restoration accelerates data recovery, providing more flexibility for businesses
  • Automatic file self-healing detects and recovers corrupted files without user intervention

Powered by Synology DSM

  • CMS: Manage multiple Synology NAS servers simultaneously on a centralised interface to increase business efficiency
  • MailPlus: Secure, reliable, and private mail server solution with an intuitive and modern mail client.
  • Synology High Availability: Ensures seamless service transition between clustered servers in the event of a server failure.
  • Office: Collaborate on spreadsheets and documents on your private cloud.
  • Snapshot Replication: Provides schedulable and instantaneous data protection for shared folders and virtual machines on iSCSI LUNs in the event of disaster.
  • Security: Comprehensive built-in security tools are constantly updated to tackle evolving threats and protect your devices.

1. Power button on/off 2. Beep off button 3. Drive status indicator 4. Drive tray 5. Power port 6. PSU indicator 7. PSU fan 8. Console port 9. 1GbE RJ-45 port 10. USB 3.0 port 11. Expansion port 12. PCIe 3.0 slot 13. Reset button


From the Manufacturer



Form Factor Rackmount
Bays 12-Bay Rackmount
HDD Diskless
Pre-Populated Combinations None
Capacity 168TB
Connectivity Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
Connectivity USB 3.0
IronWolf Health Management N

Controller TypeSerial ATA
RAID SupportedYes
RAID Levels0, 1, 5, 6, 10, Basic, JBOD
General Information
ManufacturerSynology, Inc
Manufacturer Part NumberRS3617RPXS
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.synology.com
Brand NameSynology
Product LineRackStation
Product ModelRS3617RPXS
Product NameRackStation RS3617RPxs SAN/NAS Server
Marketing InformationHigh-performance NAS server RS3617RPxs delivers stunning performance with over 3,829 MB/s sequential throughput and 433,873 IOPS under a RAID 5 configuration with 10GbE Link Aggregation. Equipped with 8GB DDR4 ECC RAM (upgradeable to 64GB), RS3617RPxs ensures data accuracy when handling high-value data and mission-critical tasks across large-scale businesses. Scale on demand As your data storage needs grow, RS3617RPxs can be connected to one or two dedicated RX1217/RX1217RP expansion units, allowing you to expand storage capacity up to 36 drives without disrupting service. The high-bandwidth cable ensures speedy data transmission between the main server and expansion unit. 10GbE network capability In addition to the four built-in Gigabit ports, RS3617RPxs comes with two PCIe 3.0 x8 slots that allows for the installation of two 10GbE Network Interface Cards (NIC), maximizing bandwidth and meeting high performance requirements for data-intensive applications. Reliable redundancy mechanisms RS3617RPxs comes with comprehensive redundancy mechanisms to ensure business continuity. Built-in four LAN ports with failover provides reliable redundancy in the event of unexpected network failure. The high reliability system design, including fanless CPU heat-sink and passive cooling technologies, prevents a single point of failure. Other features such as redundant power supplies, system fans, and network ports with failover support ensure continual service uptime. Enhanced encryption performance RS3617RPxs is equipped with an encryption engine which offloads encryption calculation tasks from the main CPU, thus allowing it to perform other important tasks. In addition, Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) on shared folders with hardware acceleration ensures security without compromising access performance, providing over 2,916MB/s in reading. SSD cache technology RS3617RPxs enables the combination of hard drives and read/write-optimized SSD cache, boosting throughput efficiently while minimizing cost per gigabyte. With full SSD cache reading and writing support, RS3617RPxs offers a significant reduction in I/O latency without crippling your budget. With only a small upfront investment, businesses can benefit from significant server performance enhancement. 5 year warranty Synology RS3617RPxs is backed with Synology's 5-year limited warranty. With technical support and hardware replacement service, the 5-year warranty maximizes your enterprises' return on investment. For the entire duration, you will enjoy technical support via email and telephone. Synology Replacement Service (SRS) The Synology Replacement Service (SRS) provides free shipment of replacement units as early as the next business day. SRS can expedite the process of replacing defective products and minimize service downtime. 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.
Packaged Quantity1
Product TypeSAN/NAS Storage System
I/O Expansions
Number of Total Expansion Bays12
Number of 2.5"/3.5" Bays12
Number of Total Expansion Slots2
Total Number of USB Ports2
Number of USB 3.0 Ports2
Network (RJ-45)Yes
Management & Protocols
ProtocolsiSCSI / DLNA / AFP / CIFS / Kerberos / FTP / NFS / LDAP / CIFS/SMB / SMB
Standard Memory8 GB
Memory TechnologyDDR4 SDRAM
Environmentally FriendlyYes
Network & Communication
Ethernet TechnologyGigabit Ethernet
Physical Characteristics
Height88 mm
Width430.5 mm
Depth692 mm
Form FactorRack-mountable
Rack Height2U
Weight (Approximate)14.50 kg
Processor & Chipset
Processor ManufacturerIntel
Processor TypeXeon
Processor ModelD-1521
Processor CoreQuad-core (4 Core)
Processor Speed2.40 GHz
Operating SystemDiskStation Manager

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