Optimal Price/Performance Ratio
The Synology DS111 delivers an average 105.59 MB/sec reading speed in a Windows environment, and 60.71 MB/sec writing. The Synology DS111 provides a reliable solution for data sharing with an easy to use interface, and comprehensive office applications, including a complete backup solution making it one of the best values in 1-bay NAS devices available today.
Easy Setup and Management
Synology DSM 3.0 operating system offers intuitive and easy-to-use web experience. For users who are limited on time and not familiar with configuring complicated routers, the Synology EZ-Internet Wizard simplifies the process of setting up access to the Synology DS111 from the Internet. The EZ-Internet Wizard steps through all of the settings including firewall settings, port-forwarding, PPPoE setup and DDNS registration.
The multi-tasking web UI on DSM 3.0 lets users to run multiple applications simultaneously on one tab browser and switch between them instantly. User Home feature makes creating private shared folders for a large number of users an easy task as it minimizes the steps and time for the administrator to create private shared folders. Sub-folder privilege settings further extend the flexibility to allocate permissions for different workgroups. All of these features are performed in a web browser, akin to a full desktop experience.
Windows+Mac+Linux Cross Platform File Sharing
Synology DS111 is designed for data storage and sharing among Windows, Mac, and Linux. Seamless file sharing across different operation systems is an effortless process. Windows ADS integration allows the Synology DS111 to quickly and easily fit into an existing network environment with no need to recreate user accounts on the Synology DS111.
Peace of Mind with Data Encryption
Data protection is an important matter for business of all sizes. Synology DS111 comes with share-level AES 256-bit encryption to aid in the prevention of unauthorized access attempts to the hard drives.
Rich Office Applications
Synology Mail Station add-on provides a one step installation and enables Synology DS111 to be a mail server that supports Outlook-like Web mail, SMTP, POP3, and IMAP.
Synology Web Station with Virtual Host option allows users to host up to 30 websites on one single Synology DS111. The built-in PHP+MySQL provides the ability to create interactive websites without complicated settings.
Synology DS111 supports two USB printers simultaneously as a Print Server, and the Add Printer Wizard simplifies setup process with a wizard.
Effortless File Backup
The Synology DS111 offers a centralized backup target to consolidate fragmented and unstructured data across a network. PC Users can back up their data to the Synology DS111 using the free Synology Data Replicator software, while Mac OS X users enjoy native Apple® Time Machine integration. A web-based backup wizard is provided for backing up data in the Synology DS111 to another Synology DiskStation or any rsync server via an encrypted transmission, or to an external hard drive via USB or eSATA connection. In addition, backing up to the cloud using Amazon® S3 service is also supported.
Synology DiskStation is designed and developed perpetually with the concept of energy saving. Compared with average PC counterparts, Synology DS111 consumes a relatively low amount of power in operation (18.7W) and has the HDDs hibernate when not in use (7.7W).This not only helps to save energy but also extends the lifespan of the hard disk. Unique Scheduled Power On/Off feature, and the smart fan design effectively cools down the system with minimum power consumption, yet keeps the system quiet on operation.
Finally, all Synology products are produced with RoHS compliant parts and packed with recyclable packing materials. Synology recognizes its responsibility as a global citizen and is continually working to reduce the environmental impact of the products we create.