by Lyle Smith

Synology UC3200 Now Available

Synology has announced the immediate availability of the UC3200, the company’s first Active-Active solution. Designed for high-availability in business environments and those seeking non-disruptive iSCSI services, the UC3200 is the is built to provide resilient data protection solutions via the company’s powerful management interface, the DSM UC operating system. 

Powered by Intel a Xeon 4-core, 2.4 GHz CPU and up to 64GB of DDR4 ECC UDIMM RAM, the UC3200 is quoted to deliver over 140,000 4K random write IOPS in an aggregated 10GbE environment. It also supports up to 540TB of data when using two RX1219sas expansion units and is certified for VMware vSphere 6.5, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer, and OpenStack Cinder. Synology's new IP SAN solution supports their Snapshot Replication technology, which provides schedulable, near-instantaneous data protection for mission-critical services. In addition, it also supports upwards of 4,096 system-wide replications to offsite servers and local volumes. This allows users to gain application-aware snapshot protection and instant recovery of virtual machines in iSCSI LUNs in the event of unexpected disasters.

Synology UC3200 Specifications

CPU (per controller)

Intel Xeon D-1521 4-core 2.4 GHz, Turbo Boost up to 2.7 GHz




Hardware encryption engine

Yes (AES-NI)




Memory (per controller)

8 GB DDR4 ECC UDIMM (expandable up to 64 GB)




Compatible drive type

12 x 3.5"/2.5" SAS SSD/HDD (drives not included)




Hot swappable drive





External port (per controller)

1 x expansion port




Size (HxWxD)

•  88 x 430.5 x 692 mm

•  88 x 482 x 724 mm (with server ears)





19.7 kg




LAN (per controller)

•  2 x 1GbE RJ-45

•  1 x 10GbE RJ-45 (10GBASE-T)




PCIe 3.0 slot (per controller)

•  1 x 8-lane x8 slot

•  10GbE/25GbE network interface card support




System fan

4 (60 x 60 x 51 mm)




AC input power voltage

100 V to 240 V AC




Power frequency

50/60 Hz, single phase




Operating temperature

0°C to 35°C (32°F to 95°F)




Storage temperature

-20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)




Relative humidity

5% to 95% RH




Maximum operating altitude

5,000 m (16,400 ft)




General OS specifications

Networking protocol

iSCSI, Telnet, SSH, SNMP

File system

Btrfs (internal only)

Supported RAID type

Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, RAID F1

Storage management

•  Maximum single volume size: 108 TB

•  Maximum system snapshots: 4,0964

•  Maximum internal volume: 32

SSD cache

Read-write cache support


VMware vSphere® 6.5, Microsoft Hyper-V®, Citrix®, OpenStack®

Supported client

Windows Server® 2008 onwards, VMware® 5 onward, Oracle® Solaris 10 onward, Citrix® XenServer 7.2 onward, SUSE® Linux ES

11 onward, Red Hat® ES 6.10 onward

Supported browser

Chrome®, Firefox®, Edge®,Internet Explorer® 10 onwards, Safari® 10 onwards; Safari (iOS 10 onwards), Chrome (Android™ 6.0 onwards) on tablets


Backed by the company’s 5-year warranty, the Synology UC3200 is available on Novemeber 14th, 2019.


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