Synology refreshes DiskStation line with DS213 and DS213+

Subject: Storage | August 28, 2012 - 06:45 AM |
Tagged: synology, NAS, diskstation

Today Synology launched an updated revision to their DS212 and DS212+. We looked at the DiskStation 212+ as part of our ioSafe review.

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The new DS213 models boast further improvements to their predecessors:

DS213+ Hardware Highlights

  • Dual-core
  • Floating-point to greatly accelerate decoding and encoding

DS213 Hardware Highlights

  • Equipped with SD slot
  • 2 USB 3.0 slots

Business Usage:

  • Support for backups from Windows® and Mac OS X clients
  • Centralized file sharing using common network protocols
  • ACL support for granular, file-level control
  • ADS support up to 100,000 users and groups
  • Granular notification system via email, SMS, and push
  • Antivirus package

Pricing:

DS213 $299 and DS213+ $369 respectively.

Press blast after the break.

Synology® Releases First 2013 DiskStation Models for SOHO and SMB Users

Bellevue, Washington—Synology America Corp. today announced the launch of the first 2013 models, the DiskStations DS213 and DS213+.  The new 2-bay models are updated for home and office use.

“We are very proud to announce our latest additions to the DiskStation family,” said Marivel Espinoza, Product Marketing Manager at Synology America Corp.  “The new DiskStations offer improved performance, in addition to the same great reliability and software set our customers have come to expect.”

The DS213 and DS213+ are built to save time and money.  Slated to land under $300 and $370 respectively, either model will make an economical addition to any network.  Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR) simplifies volume management and allows for nearly instantaneous volume creation.

The new models offer performance improvements over their predecessors.  The DS213+ includes a hardware assist for greatly improved performance when using 256-bit AES encryption.  Support for USB 3.0 allows for improved backup and restore times.

All Synology DiskStations feature the same intuitive DiskStation Manager (DSM) operating system.  DSM brings a number of business-friendly features at no additional cost.

The Cloud Station package allows users to keep files in sync, whether in the office or on the go.  Cloud Station allows remote assets to keep their files in sync without needing port forwarding, or leaving data on 3rd party server.

    * Support for backups from Windows® and Mac OS X clients
    * Centralized file sharing using common network protocols
    * ACL support for granular, file-level control
    * ADS support up to 100,000 users and groups
    * Granular notification system via email, SMS, and push
    * Antivirus package

For more information about the both of these products: http://www.synology.com/products/index.php?lang=us

About Synology

Founded in April of 2000, Synology Inc. is a leader in next-generation Network Attached Storage (NAS) servers for the home and small to medium sized business markets.  Specializing in both hardware and software for network attached storage devices; Synology products are feature-rich, easy-to-use, energy-efficient, reliable and affordable.  All Synology product investments are enhanced with product warranties, free software upgrades and 24/7 online support. Visit http://www.synology.com for more information

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