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Synology® Announces the Winners of DSM 2.2 Beta Reward Program

Taipei, Taiwan—September 10, 2009—Synology® Inc. today announced the winners of DSM 2.2 beta reward program. Launched in July 2009, the reward program encouraged Synology Disk Station beta users to submit ideas, suggest features, and report issues found in the testing of DSM 2.2 beta on their Disk Stations. The objective of this reward program is to tap into Disk Station users' ideas in order to enhance the DSM 2.2.

"In view of the tremendous number of participants and precious feedback, we decide to upgrade the rewards from three units of DS109 to five units of DS109+," said Edward Lin, marketing director of Synology. The DSM 2.2 beta has attracted over 10,000 enthusiastic users to participate in within one month and a half.

The five DS109+ winners and their acceptance speeches are shared as follows:

Alan Percowitz from USA said: "It's not often that you come across a device that stands out. I purchased my first Synology product a few years ago and I've seen Synology transform it into something truly extraordinary. My compliments and gratitude to Synology developers and everyone that has come together to create this masterpiece. Thank you Synology!"

Jacky Huang from Hong Kong expressed: "Thank you Synology! Every firmware update turns my Disk Station into a brand new product with brand new features. Seeing my suggestions come true is exciting. It seems that I am one of the developers."

William Dorrepaal from the Netherlands commented: "The DSM 2.2 beta brought even more exciting new features which make my Disk Station an absolute all-rounder. It seamless adapts to my needs. Glad to have one!"

Jan Lira Duvier from Denmark said: "I would like to say thanks to Synology for rewarding me with a DS109+ for the testing of DSM 2.2 beta, and for acknowledging my suggestions to make the software even better. I'm looking forward to the final release and future releases with even more features."

Matthias Kessler from Switzerland commented: "I would like to thank Synology Inc. for chosing me being one of the winners of the beta reward program. Once again the company offered their users a chance to participe in the development of new firmware. Our suggestions and comments have always been highly appreciated and considered. "

Availability of DSM 2.2

Synology Disk Station Manager 2.2 firmware applies to the following models:
RS409+, RS409RP+, RS409, DS509+, DS409+, DS409, DS209+II, DS209+, DS209, DS209j, DS109+, DS109, DS109j, DS409slim, RS408, RS408-RP, DS508, DS408, DS108j, RS407, CS407, CS407e, DS207+, DS207, DS107+, DS107 and DS107e

It comes with all newly shipped Disk Stations. The free download is also available at