Synology's DiskStation DS718+ is a powerful two-drive network attached storage (NAS) device that can be used in a variety of ways thanks to a generous catalog of Synology-branded and third-party apps.
If you have a large number of media files—videos, music, photos—that you want to make available to any device on your network, or even access across the internet, definitely consider a network attached storage (NAS) device. According to our readers, choose one from Synology, which this year wins its eighth consecutive PCMag Readers' Choice Award.
"For as many years as we've surveyed readers about business-oriented network storage, Synology has always been the No. 1 choice. Despite relatively high numbers in the areas of support and repairs, PCMag readers love, love, love this company and the products it puts out."
"Designed for small and medium-sized businesses and IT enthusiasts. With a powerful built-in AES-NI hardware encryption engine, DS918+ provides exceptional encrypted file transmission."
"Strong performing unit with excellent 4K UHD video transcoding support when using Synology's media centre and smartphone software make it an ideal all-round NAS."
The FS1018 is a little powerhouse of a storage appliance that delivers excellent all-Flash performance for NAS and IP SAN service.