"It is easy to see why so many are getting excited about the new Synology DS716+, as there is a lot to be excited about. [...] We feel the Synology DS716+ is one of the best high-end 2-bay NAS models you can buy right now. Support or BTRFS makes the DS716+ a serious contender."
"…the RT1900ac offers features and a level of depth you won't find elsewhere. Its SRM interface often makes managing and monitoring your network easier than on basically any other router we've tested."
"Synology has delivered a faultless first offering, combining solid networking performance with what is arguably already the best software control centre available anywhere."
"The Synology DS216play is a great NAS device to have if you happen to be a media junkie who owns and records a lot of videos in 1080p and 4K. The software that the DS216play comes with is also very intuitive and easy to use, which is perfect for both home and small office users alike."
"Synology – a company founded by two former Microsoft employees – began as a storage solution provider and grew to include surveillance in its product offerings. While many security companies in Taiwan are voicing their concerns over falling sales, Synology is seeing its products grabbing shares in the security market and the sales figures are continuing to grow"
"..... if 4K on-the-fly transcoding is going to be useful to you, then the DS216play is a great choice."
"It offers solid performance and it’s killer feature is the slick and attractive interface with expandable apps"
"This NAS is perfect for SMEs who want to start the path to network-based backup and storage. It is perfect for home users as well, as it is easy to use."
“...it's one of the quickest NAS drives you can buy, particularly when backing up large numbers of small files. There's also a huge range of extra applications you can install to extend the functionality, and a good selection of professional features built in.”
"Synology seems to have a knack for getting the best out of the installed hard drives."
"The Synology DiskStation DS715 is a great little NAS and comes highly recommended."
"The Synology DiskStation DS1515+ is a versatile little box that hits the sweet spot of price vs. performance, and benefits from the continuous development of Synology's DSM OS."
"The DS415+ is a comprehensive and high quality consumer NAS offering. We’ve seen slabs of this functionality before, but this is one sophisticated NAS unit. With it, you are your own IT department at home or in the office."
ezone is elected by Marketing Magazine as the No.1 consumer electronic devices magazine in Hong Kong. The e-brand awards 2015 is themed with the idea of Smart Living and elected the excellent computers/digital/enterprise products & services. Synology is the only winner of Best NAS brand this time.
“This is an absolute gem, highly recommended….”
"The credit obviously goes to the performance recorded by the DS1515 that proves to be a great product for companies who need power and completeness.”
"Importantly, the Synology NAS can transcode 1080P video on the fly ... This is particularly handy if you like to stream content to a range of portable devices but don’t want to mess around with codec support, or need to use wireless bandwidth efficiently."
"The European Hardware Awards recognise the best products available in this region for 2015, chosen by a panel of expert judges....."
"...this new addition to Synology's range offers massive storage potential in a refined package that's well-suited to multi-user environments."
The Synology DiskStation DS115 is a fabulous, budget-friendly entry into the world of NAS that delivers all the features and power of Synology’s proven DiskStation Manager software.
"Synology DS215+ is an all-in-one NAS server with outstanding performance as well as functionality."
"With robust software-hardware integration, Synology DS214play can provide outstanding multimedia performance even with an Atom CPU."
"Synology DS415+ is the premium NAS product targeting at prosumer, SOHO and SMB users."
Synology took us by surprise with the router RT1900ac, a product with very advanced operating system yet easy to use called SRM
"Opting for the Alpine AL-314 SoC in replacement of the more common Intel or Marvell chips is a bold move by Synology that seems to be paying off. The Alpine AL-514 in the DS2015xs proved to be one of the best SoCs for the job and the DS1515's AL-314 delivered the same amazing performance."
"Small physical footprint, purpose-built hardware, excellent software with extended functionality, regular updates, active 3rd party application marketplace, and extensive company support. That's worth the price of entry. In fact, I'm kind of annoyed at myself that I persevered with the FreeNAS route for so long and didn't look into Synology NAS's sooner."
"....the RC18015xs+ delivers an impressive range of storage features you won’t find elsewhere. Support for BTRFS volumes also provides valuable unlimited snapshots, it delivers good performance and expansion potential is huge."
"Best for ... Those with a vast library of files. The additional features cater more towards the small business or ultra-knowledgeable home user."
"Whether you’re a small to medium business or a prosumer that wants a great NAS, you won’t be disappointed in the Synology DiskStation DS715 2-bay NAS. The DS715 is a complete new line from Synology and it a worthy first unit."
"DS1515 is a cost effective and simple to setup NAS backup solution for home or small enterprises, and you, the photographer."
"....DS2015xs scores highly for value as it delivers dual 10GbE SFP+ ports at a price competing vendors can’t even come close to."
Synology RackStation RS3614RPxs won the "NVR Excellence Award" at Secutech 2015.
It is one of the most complete and expandible NAS for the small realities
"The DS214 Play is a speedy and versatile addition to the Synology family. The support for transcoding video, made possible through the much more powerful hardware than the DS214, means that 1080p HD video can be streamed to almost any device imaginable even if that device does not support the original code"
"A great starter media NAS for the home, and thanks to DSM, it is easily configured too."
"I have experimented a lot in the past with making our media easy to access for the family, but as soon as something doesn’t work as expected, they think it doesn’t work at all. They don’t want to have to mess around with settings themselves. The DS415play isn’t like that. My family loves it, it’s easy for them to use and I haven’t heard a single complaint about it yet!"
"The out of the box 10GbE network support means that few sub $1500 NAS devices can hang with the DS2015xs, and bandwidth hungry single clients can enjoy speeds of well over 400MB/s up and down."
"If you have a large photo library scattered across multiple hard drives and computers, the Synology DS1515+ can definitely help you to make sense of your collection - highly recommended."
"...very powerful and can be expanded to cater for nigh-on any user's wishes and whims."
PC Advisor reveal their best 12 NAS devices of 2015 so far, see how well Synology have done.
"Synology has made its NAS units extremely versatile and easy to use servers, as well as excellent storage devices. The new DS415play and DS415+ exemplify the NAS as a server paradigm."
Mrthaibox123 talks you through the specs of the new DS2015xs which he is using for his personal and business data storage needs. Packages used and shown in the video include Surveillance Station, Video Station and the accompanying apps.
"This year marks the fourth straight year the company won the PCMag Readers' Choice. If you need fast, reliable access to shared files of all types, both locally and remotely, users indicate you can't do better than Synology."
"Easy-to-use, safe and convenient. That's why I recommend DS215j for the first time NAS users."
"Synology DS215j is very easy to use with fast transfer speed and user friendly interface."
"The Taiwanese company has a wide range of storage solutions to meet the needs of different users, from large scale enterprises, small and medium businesses, to home users."
"The hardware combined with the robust software-based features make the DS115 the best NAs available for under $200."
You will find all the intrinsic potential of sharing and accessing a NAS, you can have a backup solution replicated in the cloud, but easy to manage, and at a very low cost. It is not a small thing.
The Synology NAS DS214se remains the best device currently on the market for mainstream users.
"So the DS3615xs delivers outstanding performance, monstrous potential for storage expansion and unbeatable software loaded with features. No doubt a few of you will think we are crazy when we say this but the DS3615xs is also surprisingly good value at a whopping $3000."
"The DS215J has the advantage of the excellent Synology interface and above all, its innumerable features without restriction: even video tools work wonders on this little model to put one foot in the world of NAS without breaking the bank."
The Synology DiskStation DS1515 + offers a product that is both complete and efficient. In this configuration, it signs the best rates in its category.
Benchmark magazine have short-listed Surveillance Station 7.0 in the Video Surveillance Hardware category.
Synology have been wittled down as a finalist in 2 categories at this year's PCR Awards. 1) Networking Vendor of the Year and 2) Networking Vendor: Service & Support.
In the world of single bay NAS devices the DS115 is a peach, however we do recommend you choose a twin bay NAS such as DS215j, especially if you value data protection.
"The RS815+ won’t be beaten for features...and its DSM has some of the best backup apps in town. Add in its top performance and you have all-round winner."
"Once the NAS is ready, it just blends into the background of your daily life. Files get backed up automatically, everything you want is downloaded while you’re at work and sitting waiting for you when you get home. Plus your tomatoes are diligently monitored."
MIKE CHEN, MD, SYNOLOGY UK Responsible for the growth and development of the team in Synology’s Milton Keynes office, Chen first joined the company in 2012. A highly respected member of the team, he first started working for Synology over 10 years ago in the technical support team in Taiwan and then worked his way up to European sales manager.
Billy Knowles, 29, Sales Manager, Synology Knowles joined Synology in June 2013 as a technical support consultant. He spends most of his time travelling back and forth from UK and Scandinavia and presenting for Synology at launch events and exhibitions.
"The DS3615xs won’t be beaten for capacity as no other vendor offers a 12-bay desktop box...it gets extra marks for its embedded Infiniband ports and high expansion potential."
Built using years of experience, Synology's DS115 is a fine example of what can be achieved using energy-efficient hardware allied to a powerful NAS operating system.
Once again Synology shows us a product that aims right to the target to which it refers. This product comes with excellent system hardware, a first choice OS with really interesting features and recorded performance that fully satisfy us especially in Link Aggregation modality.
"DS115j allows media content streaming compatible with a variety of devices, such as Android and iOS devices, along with rich mobile applications. As the price is rather friendly, it is really an ideal choice for home users."
"The NAS has a whole bundle of excellent features and add-ons so the most common uses of a NAS — media storage, cloud access, and the benefit of automatic RAID redundancy — are taken care of with minimal effort."
This NAS should be definitely be considered by the media hungry user – it's relatively well priced, has enormous storage and requires very little setup.
Størrelsen og stilen til Synology DiskStation DS414slim gjør den utvilsomt til den søteste NAS-en vi har vært borti. "The size and style of Synology DiskStation DS414slim makes it undoubtedly the cutest NAS we've ever come across."
This is an amazing device designed for home users, but with features like those found in business devices. It’s cheap to run as it barely draws any power and it comes with a very modest price tag as well.
The Synology DS1515+ is stable, very, very stable and consistent. Compared to the previous DS1513+, it boosts the speed both in read and write. The data transfer speed intervals are more gradual, with less differentiation in min/max spikes. Literally, this black box will push your network cables/switches to their limit.
Synology DS214 was announced as the best product in the field of personal NAS in 2014.
"Compared with other NAS servers within the same price range, Synology DS2015xs offers outstanding cost/performance ratio. It can help you deal with big amount of data and still work efficiently."
Kitguru have held their annual technology awards and crowned the DS215j Storage Product of the Year. Click the link to find out why.
"Synology not only has high brand awareness but also offers strong compatibility and easy-to-use interface. MediaIT chose Synology DS415play as the Editor's Choice It Award which provides optimum performance for multimedia and can support to maximum 24TB."