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Synology® DiskStation DS209+II Receives the "Power CHIP Tip" Award from Polish CHIP Magazine

Taipei, Taiwan—February 24, 2010—Synology® DiskStation DS209+II received the "Power CHIP Tip" award in the 02.2010 issue from Polish CHIP magazine.

As reported by the editorial team, the Synology DS209+, the predecessor of the Synology DS209+II, is the most powerful 2-bay NAS server they have ever tested. In addition, they praised the Synology DS209+II for achieving even higher performance, and summarized the merits of the DS209+II as "efficient, versatile and easy to use."

The Synology DS209+II is designed for small and medium business users who demand a reliable and high-performance dual-drive NAS server that can easily share and backup files. In the Synology test labs, the Synology DS209+II reached 58.88 MB/sec Windows file writing and 87.56 MB/sec reading in a RAID 1 configuration. The Synology DS209+II includes the award-winning Synology DSM 2.2 system firmware, which offers cross-platform file sharing, a DLNA certified media server, BT/eMule download without PC, web photo/video/blog sharing, PHP/MySQL-ready web server, iPhone® support, and more.

"We feel honored to receive the award from CHIP," said Edward Lin, marketing director of Synology Inc. "The DSM 2.3 system firmware will be officially released soon with even more business and multimedia features and applications, including simple volume management with Synology Hybrid RAID, EZ-Internet Wizard, backup to the cloud, shared folder encryption and a surveillance iPhone application – DS cam," added Lin.

CHIP is well known for its reputable and objective journalism. With a circulation of around 80,000 and readership levels reaching 680,000 every month, CHIP is one of the most popular IT magazines in Poland. The Synology DS209+II received the "Power CHIP Tip" Award from CHIP due to its reliability, high performance, versatile features, and applications.