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Presto File Server

Delivering instant and automated high-speed transfer between endpoints and server over WAN the way businesses deserve but can't reach with protocols like FTP and HTTP.

SITA technology

Take control of your transfer

Synology Internet Transfer Accelerator (SITA) is a transfer acceleration technology developed by Synology. It improves file transfer performance and conquers high-latency and unstable connections when transferring files over long distances.
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  • Unleash the potential of your bandwidth

    Stagnation caused by network latency leaves available bandwidth idle. By improving the packet delivery assurance mechanism adopted by FTP and HTTP, SITA reduces stagnation and fully takes advantage of the available bandwidth.
  • Configurable transfer speed

    With SITA, users can configure the minimum and maximum bandwidth according to their needs, better predicting and controlling the required file transfer time for different tasks.

Transfer digital data at high speed

  • Accelerate remote workflows with faster file transfers

    The time it takes to transfer files between a company and its overseas branches via FTP or HTTP can delay projects and negatively impact efficiency. With SITA, time spent on transfer is greatly shortened, improving business continuity. See the performance tests

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    Even small files can cost businesses a great deal when frequently accessed by different users. With Presto File Server, distant communications can be more efficient, saving employees from constant idle time.

  • Easily exchange massive amounts of data

    Delivering large files abroad via FTP or HTTP can take several days. Shipping data on hard drives may be faster, but with extra costs and risks of data loss. Presto File Server delivers data at much faster speeds in the existing network environment, benefiting industries that frequently transfer large data, such as multimedia, entertainment, engineering, manufacturing, healthcare, and more.

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Secure data transfer

Presto File Server transfers files at a high speed, without compromising the security of your login credentials or data.

Credential encryption and 2-step verification

Login credentials are secured in a dedicated TLS/TCP encrypted channel. The 2-step verification protects your credentials from attacks by malicious third parties and viruses.

File transfer encryption

Presto’s desktop client supports AES-128 encryption, ensuring bulk data remain highly secured as they transfer.

SSL verification

The Presto desktop client includes SSL verification to prevent users from connecting to phishing sites with untrusted SSL certificates, keeping the connection secured and safeguarding sensitive data.

Intuitive client for instant and automated transfer

The intuitive Presto desktop client enables users to rapidly exchange data anytime they wish on all major operating systems: Windows, macOS, and Linux. you are now able to use Presto through a command line interface (CLI) based on your customized script that best fits your usage scenario.

Adding new tabs on Presto desktop client allows users to concurrently connect to multiple Presto File Servers. Login credentials are automatically saved, eliminating the hassle of needing to remember server addresses and credentials and simplifying the transfer process.

Transfer tasks can be prioritized on Task Manager, and the detailed logs keep a record of different accounts’ recent activities on different servers.

You can easily transfer files by dragging and dropping files between Presto and a local or network folder on Windows File Explorer or macOS Finder and can also use the native hotkey combinations on context menu to copy, paste, rename, and delete files.

  1. Adding new tabs on Presto desktop client allows users to concurrently connect to multiple Presto File Servers. Login credentials are automatically saved, eliminating the hassle of needing to remember server addresses and credentials and simplifying the transfer process.
  2. Transfer tasks can be prioritized on Task Manager, and the detailed logs keep a record of different accounts’ recent activities on different servers.
  3. You can easily transfer files by dragging and dropping files between Presto and a local or network folder on Windows File Explorer or macOS Finder and can also use the native hotkey combinations on context menu to copy, paste, rename, and delete files.

Flexible resource management

Presto desktop client serves as an optimal solution for exchanging files between PC and Synology NAS.

Dispatch and monitor resources

Priority of transfer tasks can be adjusted in Task Manager. Admins can keep track of events of different accounts on different servers through activity logs. Admins can also set the limitation on the number of concurrent file transfers to ensure the bandwidth is fully utilized by the prioritized tasks.

Flexible bandwidth control

Bandwidth can be directly adjusted on Presto desktop client according to local needs. Setting the maximum and minimum bandwidth for file transfers allows users to better predict the required transfer time and manage the bandwidth resources.

Smart compression

Presto desktop client can adapt to different data types and environments. When transferring incompressible data, the data compression function will be disabled to save CPU resources.

Automating high-speed transfer

High-speed transfer is automated according to your needs with command line interface support and desktop tool—Presto Automator1.

Customizable transfer experience

Create a script and customize Presto to the way you prefer to transfer data (Download Presto CLI Manual)

Multiple ways to schedule

Have your tasks be transferred in high-speed at your desired schedule or triggered by event.

Centralized monitoring and management

With Presto File Server installed on DSM, administrators can effortlessly monitor bandwidth usage and transfer quality in real time.

  • Real-time traffic status

    Presto File Server on DSM offers an intuitive panel for monitoring the current transfer quality and connected clients.

  • Centralized transfer policy management

    Creating and applying accessibility and transfer policies to different connections on the licensed server is centralized. Set the priority by dragging and dropping these policies to cope with ever-changing environments in near real-time.

  • Detailed activity logs

    The detailed activity logs contain upload and download activity history, traffic records, and file counts, assisting administrators to identify possible transfer issues and manage bandwidth settings.

  • Generate scheduled reports

    Administrators can easily export daily, weekly, monthly, and annual reports on Presto File Server and send them to designated email addresses according to set schedules.

Notes:

  1. The application can be installed through the Presto client installer.