Storage for Content Creators

Storage for Content Creators

Whether you’re a one man show or work with creatives around the globe, finding the perfect solution to store and manage your files can be difficult. Synology NAS brings speed, simplicity, security, and seamless backup to your workflow, allowing you to focus on your business without technology holding you back.

Convenience and data security

Build your own portfolio site

Keep your clients in the loop while protecting your digital assets. Synology Photo Station is a simple but powerful photo management solution, available free.

  • Organize and share albums with clients or colleagues.
  • Have them review your work with labels and comments.
  • Set up custom watermarks to protect your photos.
Build your own portfolio site

High-performance connectivity for 4K video and RAW files

Add 10GbE or faster network capability to speed up direct editing of large images and videos directly from your NAS1.

Perfect when working with large amounts of RAW files and 4K and higher resolution video projects.

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High-performance connectivity for 4K video and RAW files

Organize and collaborate

Synology Drive makes it easy to manage, view, and share your files with others.

Access files your way

Access files your way

You and your team can access and share files through Windows File Explorer, Mac OS Finder, a web browser, or using our mobile apps.

Granular permissions & sharing

Granular permissions & sharing

Whether you’re sharing files with family or with hundreds of clients, manage your file shares with access rights, password protection, and time limits.

Collaboration made easy

Collaboration made easy

Background file synchronization means no matter who you’re collaborating with or where you’re working from, you will always have access to the latest file versions.

IT made simple

Backing up your data and synchronizing it to another office shouldn’t be hard. Our solutions are designed to be easy to pick up while not compromising on flexibility.

  • Increase service availability and data protection for your NAS. Learn more
  • Sync data between your studio and home. Learn more
  • Extend Wi-Fi coverage while ehancing network security. Learn more
IT made simple

Video case studies

See how content creators and post houses achieve more with Synology.

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DS920+ DS1821+ DS3617xs FS3400
Form Factor Tower Tower Tower 2U Rackmount
Internal / Fully Expanded Drive Bays2 4 / 9 8 / 18 12 / 36 24 / 48 or 726
Workable / Raw Storage Capacity3 48 TB / 64 TB 96 TB / 128 TB 160 TB / 192 TB 337 TB / 368 TB
Fully Expanded Workable / Raw Storage Capacity4 112 TB / 144 TB 240 TB / 288 TB 480 TB / 576 TB 1,013 TB / 1,105 TB
Sequential Read / Write Performance (MB/s)5 225 / 222 2313 / 1150 2350 / 2020 4600 / 3000
Networking 2x Gigabit 4x Gigabit
Optional 10GbE
4x Gigabit
Optional 10GbE/25GbE
4x Gigabit, 2x 10GbE RJ-45
Optional 25GbE/40GbE/56GbE
Ideal for Content & Portfolio Organization 1-3 Direct Video Editors Data Consolidation for the Studio For Larger Teams and Additional Concurrent Editors
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DS920+

Internal / Fully Expanded Drive Bays2 4 / 9
Workable / Raw Storage Capacity3 48 TB / 64 TB
Fully Expanded Workable / Raw Storage Capacity4 112 TB / 144 TB
Sequential Read / Write Performance (MB/s)5 225 / 222
Networking 2x Gigabit
Ideal for Content & Portfolio Organization
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DS1821+

Internal / Fully Expanded Drive Bays2 8 / 18
Workable / Raw Storage Capacity3 96 TB / 128 TB
Fully Expanded Workable / Raw Storage Capacity4 240 TB / 288 TB
Sequential Read / Write Performance (MB/s)5 2313 / 1150
Networking 4x Gigabit
Optional 10GbE
Ideal for 1-3 Direct Video Editors
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DS3617xs

Internal / Fully Expanded Drive Bays2 12 / 36
Workable / Raw Storage Capacity3 160 TB / 192 TB
Fully Expanded Workable / Raw Storage Capacity4 480 TB / 576 TB
Sequential Read / Write Performance (MB/s)5 2350 / 2020
Networking 4x Gigabit
Optional 10GbE/25GbE
Ideal for Data Consolidation for the Studio
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FS3400

Internal / Fully Expanded Drive Bays2 24 / 48 or 726
Workable / Raw Storage Capacity3 337 TB / 368 TB
Fully Expanded Workable / Raw Storage Capacity4 1,013 TB / 1,105 TB
Sequential Read / Write Performance (MB/s)5 4600 / 3000
Networking 4x Gigabit, 2x 10GbE RJ-45
Optional 25GbE/40GbE/56GbE
Ideal for For Larger Teams and Additional Concurrent Editors
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Notes:

  1. On supported models only. Performance improvement will depend on system, client, and network environments. Please refer to our compatibility list for validated adapters.
  2. LFF = Large form factor, 3.5” drives; SFF = Small form factor, 2.5” drives
  3. Using 16TB drives: RAID5 for DS920+, RAID6 for DS1819+ and DS3617xs. Using 15.36TB drives: Storage Pool with two RAID-F1 groups for FS3400. Actual capacity is dependent on configuration and size reporting methodology. Volume limitations apply.
  4. Using 16TB drives: DS920+ and DS1819+ with the maximum number of supported DX517 Expansion Unit using RAID5 plus internal capacity. DS3617xs with the maximum number of supported DX1215 Expansion Units using RAID6 plus internal capacity. Using 15.36TB drives: FS3400 with the maximum number of supported RX2417sas Expansion Units, using Storage Pool with two RAID-F1 groups each, plus internal capacity. Volume limitations apply.
  5. Aggregate performance over SMB access. Testing environment
  6. FS3400 supports two expansion units: RX1217sas (12x LFF) or RX2417sas (24x SFF)