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Synology DS415+ NAS Review

Synology DS415+ NAS Review Last month we looked at an entry level NAS device from Synology which offered a great entry point into having home or small office network storage capability. Today in our Synology DS415+ Review we go high specification with a NAS device that offers pretty much everything mainstream and enthusiast users as …

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Synology DS115j NAS Review

Synology DS115j NAS Review Over the past few years Synology have packed their product catalogue with a wide range of NAS devices. From single bay models up through enterprise solutions they offer something for pretty much every consumer. That in itself is great but what they are also very good at is keeping each area …

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Synology DS414slim NAS Review

Synology DS414slim NAS Review Synology is a leader in the NAS market, and their portfolio of products covers all user needs and market segments. However, even a company with as many products as Synology has room for something new. At this year’s Computex, we had the chance to check on their new DS414slim NAS and …

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Synology Diskstation DS414j 4-Bay NAS Server Review

Synology Diskstation DS414j 4-Bay NAS Server Review The Diskstation DS414j 4-Bay NAS server is just another fine example of what Synology is capable of. The aesthetics of the design are retro and understated, and with the minimal noise created by the device it will be able to disappear in most home or small office settings. …

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Synology DS414j Budget-friendly 4-bay NAS Server Review

Synology DS414j Budget-friendly 4-bay NAS Server Review Synology has updated their low-end 4-bay model with the release of the DS414j which retains the old version chassis and at its core we will find the 1.2GHz MindSpeed Comcerto dual-core ARM processor, which is paired with 512MB of RAM. As the more expensive models, DSM 5.0 is …

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Synology DS415play NAS Review

Synology DS415play NAS Review When Synology released their DS214Play last year it quickly became one of their more popular models. Retaining the functionality of the standard range but adding enhanced media capabilities it provided the ideal basis for a media centre… other than for those who needed more than two drive bays. Today Synology update …

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Synology Embedded DataStation EDS14 NAS Debuts

Synology Embedded DataStation EDS14 NAS Debuts

Synology Embedded DataStation EDS14 NAS Debuts Delivering durability and reliability in a compact form factor Synology® today introduced Embedded DataStation EDS14, a palm-sized, state-of-the-art NAS server combining durability with reliability, implementing Synology’s advanced network storage solutions in a wide range of application scenarios. “Designed to survive extreme conditions and harsh environments, the EDS14 is vibration-resistant …

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Synology DS414 High Performance 4-bay NAS Server Review

Synology DS414 High Performance 4-bay NAS Server Review The DS414 NAS from Synology is based on a dual-core Marvell Armada XP running at 1.33Ghz and is paired with a total of 1GB DDR3, which should be enough for home use and small business. Inside the bays we can use both 2.5’’ (HDD/SSD) and 3.5’’ drives …

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Synology DS214 NAS Review

Synology DS214 NAS Review We are facing a Synology NAS famous manufacturer. The DS 214 has been particularly popular during the various fairs this year, so we’ll be able to test together. You should know that the 214 model is available in several versions, differences relating mainly to the processor. Today, we are attacking an …

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Synology RS814(RP)+ RackStation NAS Launched

Synology RS814(RP)+ RackStation NAS Launched

Synology RS814(RP)+ RackStation NAS Launched Synology America Corp. is pleased to announce the release of its latest RackStation NAS with the RS814+, and RS814RP+ (Redundant Power). The RS814(RP)+ is a high-performance 4-bay 1U server, designed to scale up to 8-bays when using an RX410 expansion module. The RS814(RP)+ is optimized for business environments. It provides …

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Synology DiskStation DS214play NAS Review

Synology DiskStation DS214play NAS Review The SynologyDiskStation DS214play features the Intel Evansport, a dual core CPU that has a hardware accelerated transcoding engine and built in floating point unit. Like their other NASes the DS214play is DNLA certified and uses DiskStation Manager (DSM) to control its functions. It runs the latest 4.3 version of DSM …

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Synology DS214play NAS Review

Synology DS214play NAS Review The latest trend in NAS devices is to reproduce multimedia content, which home users appreciate since it provides them with the ability to also use their NAS as a media player. Synology adheres to this trend with the DS214play we are testing today – this unit’s media server features allow it …

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Synology DiskStation DS214play NAS Review

Synology DiskStation DS214play NAS Review The product we are looking at here, is the Synology DiskStation DS214play. It’s just like the standard version of the DS214, but the play model is designed for media center setups, and is able to stream and decode 1080… at Tweak Related Items: Synology DiskStation DS214 NAS Review Synology DiskStation …

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Synology DS1513+ Scalable NAS Review

Synology DS1513+ Scalable NAS Review The DS1513+ NAS from Synology comes with a redesigned enclosure which features removable fans, new screwless trays, 2GB of DDR3 RAM (with the possibility of upgrade to 4GB), an Intel Dual Core CPU at 2.13GHz and no less than four LAN ports with Link Aggregation support… at Madshrimps Related Items: …

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Synology DiskStation DS114 NAS Review

Synology DiskStation DS114 NAS Review The product we are looking at here, is the Synology DiskStation DS114. It’s a 1 bay NAS box with a lot of options. There are good opportunities for connecting external devices via eSATA, USB 3.0 and Gbit RJ45 connectors. This NAS can both be used with a 2,5 and 3,5 …

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Synology DiskStation DS213J NAS Review

Synology DiskStation DS213J NAS Review The product we are looking at here, is the Synology DiskStation DS213J. It’s a 2 bay NAS box with a lot of options. There are good opportunities for connecting external devices via USB and Gbit RJ45 connectors. This NAS can both be used with 2,5 and 3,5 inch drives with …

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Synology DiskStation DS414 NAS Review

Synology DiskStation DS414 NAS Review The product we are looking at here, is the Synology DiskStation DS414. It’s a 4-bay NAS box with a lot of options. There are good opportunities for connecting external devices via 2x USB 3.0, 1x USB 2.0 and 2x Gbit RJ45 connectors. The NAS box also uses their popular DiskStation …

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Synology DiskStation DS114 NAS Review

Synology DiskStation DS114 NAS Review Today we take a look at the latest entry in Synology’s single bay NAS solutions, the DS114. Running the same OS we find on their more advanced models it could be the ideal model for the storage novice to use for their first network based device… at HardwareHeaven Related Items: …

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Synology DiskStation DS214 NAS Review

Synology DiskStation DS214 NAS Review The product we are looking at here, is the Synology DiskStation DS214. It’s a 2-bay NAS box with a lot of options. There are good opportunities for connecting external devices via 2x USB 3.0, 1x USB 2.0 and 2x Gbit RJ45 connectors. The NAS box also uses their popular DiskStation …

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Synology DiskStation DS214 NAS Review

Synology DiskStation DS214 NAS Review The NAS market has grown exponentially over the last few years fuelled by peoples ever expanding media collections and personal devices. It is now becoming essential for a backup solution of some description to store our ever growing collection of digital content, both obtained and created. Enter The Cloud, that …

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Synology DS213j Home to Small Office 2-bay NAS Review

Synology DS213j Home to Small Office 2-bay NAS Review Synology has NASes available for all price ranges. In this review we will look upon one of their offering aimed at budget conscious people, with two internal bays for 3.5’’ drives (for 2.5’’ we need to purchase an optional adapter), which also features a single-core 1.2Ghz …

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Synology RackStation RS2414(RP)+ NAS Released

Synology RackStation RS2414(RP)+ NAS Released

Synology RackStation RS2414(RP)+ NAS Released Synology America Corp. today announced the successors to its popular and expandable 2U rack-mounted models. The RS2214+/RS2214RP+ offer business users high performance and scalable storage with enterprise storage features at small and medium business price. The new models are designed with small and medium business users in mind. Both models …

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Synology DiskStation DS213j 2-Bay NAS Server Review

Synology DiskStation DS213j 2-Bay NAS Server Review Over the past four years we have looked at a handful of 4-bay and 2-bay NAS devices from Synology, and they have all managed to make a positive impression on us during those reviews. This review is going to take a look at the fifth Synology product at …

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Synology DiskStation DS1513+ NAS Review

Synology DiskStation DS1513+ NAS Review The Synology DiskStation DS1513+ uses robust DSM (DiskStation Manager) to run the NAS. This software allows the user to run their own email server, use AES 256 bit encryption for shared folders, run a VPN server as well as roll out their own “Dropbox” like Cloud server. The recent release …

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Synology DS713+ NAS Review

Synology DS713+ NAS Review The DS713+’s other characteristics are high-end as far as NAS server standards go since it is equipped with a dual-core Atom processor, dual Gigabit Ethernet ports that support Link Aggregation, two USB 3.0 ports, and 1 GB DDR3 RAM. The box also runs Synology’s DSM (DiskStation Manager) operating system featuring a …

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