Synology® Inc. today announced the formal release of its latest 2-bay Disk Station model, the ultra-high performance and quiet Disk Station DS209+. The DS209+ is equipped with hardware specifications of 800 MHz CPU, 512MB RAM, 3 USB ports and 1 eSATA port, and is furthermore batched with the most updated Synology Disk Station Manager 2.0 software released in late September of brand new business features and polished application enhancements.
"Our latest high-end NAS creation DS209+ is literally speaking a 2-bay NAS server more than just a 2-bay model," says Rosiel Lee, Product Manager of Synology NAS series. "The DS209+ marches towards the business level for businesses and entry corporations who demand NAS server with outstanding performance yet with capacity of a smaller scale."
The DS209+ surpasses its 2-bay predecessors in various aspects yet follows out the concept of energy saving, performance orientation, and quietness. A test result verified by Synology laboratory shows that within RAID 1 configuration, the DS209+ reaches 42+MB/Sec in reading and 36+MB/Sec in writing; the power consumption it requires is a mere 32 watts and the system is designed with Scheduled Power On/Off function that furthers the saving principle. The newly introduced 3-speed smart fan design adjusts its spinning rhythm automatically based on temperature detected. But even with the fan topping at maximum speed, the noise level is barely audible of a mere 25 dB(A), which is even quieter than human whispering.
"Our DS209+ is a typical example of the 'small but complete' ideology", comments Edward Lin, Marketing Director of Synology. "Two bay as it is physically, the DS209+ is nonetheless equipped with AJAX-based management interface, secured Internet and Intranet transmission, flexible data backup solutions, RAID 1 data protection, and designed to host up to 30 websites – thanks to the Linux Virtual Host! Meanwhile, in order to meet the requirement of massive usage, the DS209+ supports up to 256 concurrent connections and allows the creation of 2,048 different user accounts". Compiling the Windows ADS Authentication design and the Batch Users function, the DS209+ assures massive user account creation and management utmost efficiency that answers corporate needs.
The DS209+ is now shipping.
Synology Inc. (synology.com), founded in April 2000 by a duo experienced in system designing and marketing, is a dedicated Network Attached Storage (NAS) products provider located in the Taipei city, Taiwan. With a staunch and united team organization, Synology creates and brings forth NAS servers of originality for the global market. Under the breezy yet conscientious team work, Synology embodies the spirit of vitality, creativity, specialty, and versatility, implanting a new breath into the staid NAS business. With our sustained and substantial investment in research and development, Synology is pursing the laurels of contemporary NAS industry on an international scale.
Synology NAS Servers are designed to fulfill its customers' need of security, performance, energy saving, and functionality on a broad range around the globe from prosumers to corporations. Moreover, to practice commitment made to its widespread customers and to provide every possible means of satisfactory services, Synology is using its best endeavors to the establishment a fully developed customer support and service team. Having a vision beyond the visible, Synology NAS Servers signify –Value.