NAS Compares Synology HD6400 60-Bay Monster NAS 4U Rackmount

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NAS Compares Synology HD6400 60-Bay Monster NAS 4U Rackmount

HUGE 60-Bay HA6400 RackMount NAS from Synology Revealed

At the risk of being controversial, I would say that Synology is a brand that trades on its software reputation more than it’s hardware. That is not to say that they have not created some fine ANS hardware over the years (first commercial NAS brand to include NVMe SSD bays in their hardware, first affordable business true Active-Active controller solution, to name but a couple), but their DSM platform has far outpaced their hardware in terms of appeal with existing and new customers. However, when I first heard that Synology was working on a 60-Bay Intel Powered rackmount solution, I thought I miss heard and had to check (3 times in fact). But no, the newly revealed Synology HD6400 4U RackStation NAS is genuinely a 60 3.5” Bay solution. Arriving in a monstrously huge chassis, this top-loaded server is aimed at users who want it all – Powered, Ungradeability, Storage potential and that feeling of an investment well made. So, with this device entering the comparatively navigated territory for Synology, let’s take a look at this device and find out if it’s as good as it sounds.

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