A well balanced, affordable entry in the Synology range which brings class leading features and specifications to a new price point.
“Synology DS412+ and its big brothers are innovative solutions enable to answer to many different requirements without any specific advanced skills in networking or server setting up.”
Synology DiskStation DS1513+ received "Media Totaal Award 2013" in the category of NAS from Media Totaal, Netherlands.
"The DS1513+ is the ultimate device for consumers looking for a NAS server."
Synology RackStation RS10613xs+ won the "NVR Excellence Award" at Secutech 2013.
"Synology set itself apart from its competitors in 2012 when it won our first Readers' Choice Award in this category. This year it extended its lead, receiving extremely high satisfaction ratings across the board."
"Synology was the only NAS provider to receive ratings of 9.0 or above for satisfaction as a file server, for storing photos, music, videos, and for backing up home computers. The competition has its work cut out."
"Synology also provides own software solutions for various multimedia formats. The audio, video and photo station are each for music, movies or pictures. These programs draw up a media server in some way."
"This year’s DS713+ spiced up the writing speeds by 30-40% depending on RAID configuration. Adding high speed USB3.0 to the plate, and an improved installation guide with DSM “built-in” makes the DS713+ again a killer bee."
Synology DiskStation Manager 4.2 received "Editor's Choice" award and scored 9 out of 10 from Winmag Pro, Netherlands.
"In the mobile and tablet era, accessing data from everywhere is an important issue. Synology has understood this and has a lot of interesting applications added to the latest version of DSM, the operating system of their NAS drives."
"DSM is one of the most advanced and user friendly NAS operating systems and from version to version we are used to see improvements and new available applications.
Synology DiskStation DS713+ received "Well Tested" award and scored 8.8 out of 10 from Winmag Pro, Netherlands.
"Do not be fooled by the appearance, DS713+ has more to offer than any typical 2-Bay NAS."
"DS713+ is one of the best 2-Bay Synology. Powerful, hassle-free scalability up to 7 Drives and very performant, the great interface gives him one step ahead the competition."
"...the built-in Wi-Fi adaptor is a neat feature if you want to use your NAS as a wireless hotspot or pair it to your network wirelessly..."
"DS413 is perfect for those who are looking for performance and data security, also thanks to AES 256-bit encryption standard."
Synology DiskStation DS713+ received "Gold" Award and scored 9 out of 10 from GadgetGear.nl, Netherlands
"For one, the DS713+ is the basis of an advanced network while the other can enjoy the perfect multimedia streaming that it has to offer."
"The DS213air is everything that an aspiring NAS user on a budget looks for as far as usability, easy connectivity, a great feature set and excellent value for money is concerned."
"The Synology DiskStation DS213 constantly surprised us as we explored its features, to define it just NAS seems to be very simplistic, as it offers comparable features to those of a real server whilst being easy-to-use."
Synology DS413j combines performance and excellent functionality with a low price for a four disk model. User-friendly and feature rich. "Synology DS413j kombinerer kurant ytelse med svært god funksjonalitet og lav pris til å være en firediskmodell." "Brukervennlig og funksjonsrik."
The DSM 4.2 operating system is industry leading and we love that the base install offers simple, no fuss network storage but that we can then add loads of "apps" to enhance the product in ways which suit our use.
As our testing has shown, the RS812 is capable of handling sustained transfer rates over 100MB/s when reading data and over 50 MB/s when writing data. This will be more than adequate for serving basic files across an internal network. The metal chassis is built to last, and with dual LAN fallover / Link Aggregation Support built in it should prove reliable over many years.
Synology’s new DS213air is bound with the usual plethora of Synology class. It looks classy, has great build quality and performs very well. Those who are wanting a reliable network solution with the added bonus of WiFi functionality should look no further, we love the DS213air – so much so, it receives our gold and creative awards.
It is easy to use, works fast (even with a slow wireless connection) and thanks to the use of hard links it also goes steady on the hard disk space of the backup medium, as long as this supports hard links.
"The Synology is a very good unit with lots of software available to do anything from manage IP security cameras to run your small business network and back up your files to an offsite location. A great tool in my toolbox of digital life."
"User interface is very friendly, localized in Czech and looks like a web virtual operating system"
"It works great and the quiet fan cooling system is very discreet."
"Discreet and fairly quiet, this model would almost pass unnoticed in an office while it would certainly become the center of your network thanks to its multiple functions"
DS413 provides a little more performance than faster-clocked ARM processor NAS drives at around the same price, and power consumption was also usefully low to keep it a wisely economical choice. With its comprehensive and approachable software interface and satisfactory hardware performance, the Synology DS413 comes recommended.
English: "With so many user-friendly and full functioning features in the DS413j and with the unbelievable print server or wikiserver, it is an all in one box for the digital home." Norwegian: "Med så mange brukervennlige og velfungerende funksjoner som DS413j gir, og med de utrolig mange utvidelsesmulighetene man kan tilføre gjennom printserver eller Wikiserver, er dette en virkelig alt-i-ett boks for det digitale hjemmet."
The capacity is huge, with room for 2 x 4TB internal HDD and one eSATA and two external USB 3.0 storage devices, With all the software capabilities as well as the freedom for even the most demanding user.
We recommend Synology DiskStation DS713 + to all who are in doubt about whether to go for a 2, 4 or 7-disk NAS server. "Vi anbefaler Synology DiskStation DS713+ til alle der er i tvivl om hvorvidt de skal gå efter en 2-,4- eller 7-disk NAS-server"
"Synology DiskStation DS413j is, without a shadow of a doubt, best-in-class NAS, thanks to its comprehensive powerful features, high capacity and unbeatable price"
"I see the special advantage of the Photo Station here: First, you can upload as many photos as you want. On the other hand you can set up directories with a password, so that only the invited people have access to the data. It is good that you only need to define a password, and not have to grant every user an account."
Repeated measurements led to the same result: the Synology server is the fastest in the test
Concerninig the quantity of apps for iPhone Synology should keep records by the way , especially for all kinds of multimedia purposes.
The predecessor of the DS213 + impressed with its range of features. The DiskStation DS213 + can even more. The clear user guidance during installation and easy setup of DiskStation requires no specific knowledge. Low engery consumption with increased performance characterize the dual-core CPU. The power-saving hibernation system convinces with a successful mix of energy consumption and faster system availability.
In addition to the "normal-sized" range of functions the DS213air even can more because using the integrated wireless module, the DiskStation can now, for example, be used as router.
If you want to use the Network Storage DS112 + from Synology as a private cloud you are likely to be very satisfied. The apps of the photo and music stations can be operated on all mobile devices very easily and run around the clock reliably.
"The Synology DS213 is an excellent NAS - a level above its competitors. "
"Changing settings is simple, working in the web interface is very similar to the desktop."
"In terms of characteristics this model is absolutely great"
"The DS213 has rewritten the performance rules in this sector as it is able to push almost 110MB/s of bandwidth across my network in a Raid 0 configuration."
"Power consumption is a miserly 23 watts under load, and the fan cooling system remains inaudible, even in a quiet environment."
Synology DiskStation DS712+ was chosen as the most popular server for professional use of 2012 by tecChannel.de, Germany.
"As Synology DS712+ is chosen by us to be the most popular NAS for professional use, our readers also voted to prove it true."
"This is a very compact device for office use with two hard drives. With an expansion unit connected, the network storage can be easily expanded."
DS713+ is the most outstanding and suitable NAS server for SMB companies!
DS213air offers something that no other NAS server has previously offered.
"Excellent performances, low temperature, low noise level, coupled with performance functionality and its user interface that are second to none, once again, Synology offers a high quality NAS that should more than satisfy any future consumer"
"Synology DiskStation DS1512+ has been awarded “best five-bay NAS” for small to medium sized businesses. High performance, energy efficient and low noise level makes it unbeatable in the NAS server category. Synology is vastly ahead of its competitors thanks to a comprehensive combination of powerful features and easy accessibility"
If expansion is a key requirement for your network storage the RS10613xs+ won’t disappoint as it has the highest potential in its class. Performance is excellent and it has more features than you can shake a stick at. There’s more to come with the next release of DSM as well.
"Decrease in price does not lower the quality."
"DSM 4.1 is easy to use and frequently updated."
"A speedy 4-bay NAS that won't disappoint." "[I]t was quite silent during operation, even with four drives going at full tilt."
The DS713+ is powerful and ideal if you require fast transfers or extra processor power for modules
"One is left with the impression of a consistent product with good performance and great functionality. / Man sitter igjen med et inntrykk av et gjennomført produkt med god ytelse og god funksjonalitet."
"Synology DS713+ is well combined with an upgraded hardware platform and comprehensive DSM."
"As we have seen, DSM 4.1 is just amazing...[it] allows user to have a complete control over their data and offers many useful features. It is ideal for home network, the Synology DiskStation DS213 comes with storage performance and is easy-to-use. It is fast, customizable, flexible, quiet and works flawlessly."
The Synology DS213 Air is a well-thought out NAS device. The addition of wireless features certainly allows the DS213 Air to operate in more environments as it can be used as a wireless hotspot, giving a wireless network even if the router isn’t wireless.