May 29, 2013
Synology® Unveils DiskStation DS1813+
Synology is dedicated to taking full advantage of the latest technologies to bring businesses and home users reliable and affordable ways to centralize data storage, simplify data backup, share and sync files across different platforms, and access data on-the-go. Synology aims to deliver products with forward-thinking features and the best in class customer services.
Synology® Inc. today announced the DiskStation DS1813+, an 8-bay NAS server that offers superior performance and robust resilience with comprehensive business solutions for small and medium businesses.
“With four fully configurable gigabit LAN ports, storage expansion up to 18 HDDs, and the hardware fail-proof design, the DS1813+ not only delivers an astounding performance in file transfer, but also offers business users with the flexibility in deployment and redundancy in the event of unexpected hardware failure,” said Wayne An, a Product Manager of Synology Inc.
The DS1813+ is built for speed. With link aggregation enabled, DS1813+ can deliver up to an average of 350+ MB/sec in reading and 200+ MB/sec in writing speed under RAID 5 configuration in a Windows® environment. With 2.13 GHz dual core CPU and 2 GB DDR3 RAM, which is expandable up to 4 GB, the DS1813+ is ideal for multitasking, data-encryption, video transcoding, and virtualization environment.
DS1813+ is designed for small and medium business users as a versatile and affordable NAS server. With complete iSCSI support, DS1813+ can be seamlessly integrated with major virtualization solutions, including VMware® vSphere™ 5 with VAAI support, Citrix® XenServer™ and Microsoft® Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V™. Feature-rich business applications, such as VPN server, mail server, printer sharing and web server, further enhance DS1813+’s cost-effectiveness.
Uninterrupted availability is a critical goal for all businesses. DS1813+ is built for reliability, featuring hot swappable drives, redundant system fans, and redundant LAN ports. With Synology High Availability (SHA), DS1813+ ensures seamless transition between clustered servers in the event of server failure to decrease the impact of downtime.
The DS1813+runs on DiskStation Manager (DSM) 4.2, the only NAS operation system being honored “Best Choice Award” and “Media’s Choice Award” at Computex 2013, to provide rich features to boost user-productivity and simplify their tasks, all on a sleek user interface optimized for multitasking.