Synology DiskStation – NAS-server for home use
Synology has expanded its range of network data storage and few days ago announced a model DiskStation DS216j, which is designed for home and individual users.
Synology – one of the leaders of the NAS (Network Attached Storage) market, the company produces a wide range of models aimed at different market segments. Even in the home use segment, network storage continues to grow strongly, now they can offer not only data storage. For example, the storage can be converted into surveillance station, when you connect surveillance cameras to a NAS network. Synology considers this an important task, so it offers specially adapted NAS. J series storages are entry level and their performance are a bit lower, but thanks to the support of DiskStation Manager, functionality is still on top.
DiskStation DS216j is equipped with a processor Marvell Armada 385 88F6829 with two cores that operate at a clock frequency of 1.0 GHz. Supported hardware information encryption. Ram memory capacity is 512 Mb. Inside the storage has space for two hard drives or solid-state drives in the form factor of 3.5 or 2.5 inches. The connection interface is Serial ATA 3.0 with a bandwidth capacity of up to 6 Gbit/s.
The novelty allows you to create network storage system with total capacity of up to 16 TB. To connect external drives and peripherals DiskStation has two ports USB 3.0. The storage dimensions are 165 x 100 x 225.5 mm, weight – 880 grams.
DS216j NAS-server provides home users the best opportunity for the storage and processing of multimedia data. As a software platform used in Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) – a compact, browser-based operating system, which has an intuitive interface that simplifies access to the data and makes file sharing easier and more efficient. With Synology Package Center, you can download and install useful addons packages, specially designed for the needs of business or ordinary users. Many ways to back up information are supported.