• 2000

    Synology's Beginning

    Synology Inc. is founded in Taipei, Taiwan. Synology is dedicated to bring businesses and home users reliable and affordable ways to centralize data storage, simplify data backup, share and sync files across different platforms, and access data on-the-go.

  • 2003

    The Development Phase

    Started research and development for DiskStation Manager (DSM) and DiskStation DS-101.

  • 2004

    Synology launched its first NAS server, DS-101.

  • 2006.06

    Synology America Corp. Opens in Bellevue, Washington, United States

  • 2008.02

    Synology UK Ltd Opens in Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom

  • 2008.03

    The Release of the DiskStation Manager 2.0 & AJAX Technology Integration

    Powered by AJAX technology, DSM 2.0 is a browser-based operating system featuring a user interface which is as user-friendly as Windows interface.

  • 2008.06

    Announces Support for 3rd-party Application Integration

    A widely anticipated feature that promises more possibility and flexibility for DiskStation.

  • 2009.04

    Synology Enters the NVR Market with the Release of Surveillance Station

    Surveillance Station is introduced as the cost-efficient NVR solution to easily manage property safety and personal security.

  • 2010.09

    The Release of the DiskStation Manager 3.0 with Revamped User Interface

    Featuring a revamped user interface with multi-tasking capability and customizable desktop experience, DSM 3.0 poses as a new concept in NAS operating system.

  • 2011.05

    Synology GmbH Opens in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

  • 2011.12

    Synology DiskStation & RackStation Pass VMware vSphere 5 Certification

    Synology DiskStation & RackStation are officially certified as VMware Ready with full support for vSphere® 5, entitling enterprises with optimized storage and management efficiency in VMware virtualization platform.

  • 2012.03

    The Release of the DiskStation Manager 4.0 & Modularized Package Center

    DSM 4.0 is released with modularized Package Center, fully extending flexibility to applications installed within DiskStation.

  • 2012.08

    Synology French Opens in Suresnes, France

  • 2012.11

    Synology DiskStation & RackStation Acquire Certification of Windows Server 2012

    Synology DiskStation & RackStation are officially certified for Microsoft® Windows Server 2012, helping businesses increase IT efficiency and advance in virtualized environment.

  • 2013.05

    Synology introduces Surveillance Station Central Management System

    Synology Surveillance Station CMS brings surveillance to a whole new level by allowing up to 1000 cameras to be managed through a single point of entrance.

  • 2014.02

    Synology China Opens in Shanghai, China.

  • 2014.03

    Synology releases DSM 5.0

    Synology QuickConnect provides anytime, anywhere connection without complex router configuration. Synology Central Management System boosts the efficiency in managing a massive number of NAS servers.