Scalable Storage Server On-DemandRS2818RP+ is an ideal storage solution for small- and medium-sized businesses with great flexibility in terms of expandable storage capacity, upgradable memory and optional high-speed NIC support. It fits perfectly as a backup target for distributed businesses, a centralized file server, or a backup target for employee workstations in a growing business. Robust scalability and reliabilityRS2818RP+ provides large, scalable storage capacity with affordable total cost of ownership. The 3U chassis design accommodates up to 16 drives and the storage capacity can be further scaled up when connected to one Synology Expansion Unit RX1217 or RX1217RP1, providing a total drive count of 28 without disrupting host services.Ultimate Backup SolutionRS2818RP+ integrates various backup applications to safeguard your important data on any device with an intuitive user interface and durable storage technologies.Fully certified storage virtualization solutionsSynology iSCSI storage fully supports most virtualization solutions to enhance work efficiency with easy management interface. VMware vSphere 6 and VAAI integration helps offload storage operations and optimizes computation efficiency. Windows Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX) speeds up data transfer and migration rate. OpenStack Cinder support turns your Synology NAS into a block-based storage component.