Synology Introduces New Data Storage Solutions for Home and Small Offices

Synology has launched the DS218play, DS218j, and DS118, three feature rich NAS servers with media streaming, file sharing, and data backup features perfect for home and small offices.

“These three storage solutions are built to be the best multimedia library for users who love taking photos and videos to capture every moment with their family and friends,” said Katarina Shao, Product Manager at Synology Inc. “With versatile and add-on packages, the three NAS models are also excellent choices for small studio owners who are seeking better productivity during work hours.”

DS218play is equipped with 64-bit quad-core 1.4GHz processor with a hardware encryption engine and 1GB RAM, delivering encrypted sequential reading/writing throughput at over 110 MB/s.

Powered by a hardware transcoding engine, DS218play supports real-time single channel 10-bit H.265 4K Ultra HD or single channel full HD video transcoding. This enables users to enjoy videos on the go with no device limits.

DS218j features a dual-core 1.3 GHz processor with a hardware encryption engine and 512 MB RAM, delivering sequential reading throughput at over 113 MB/s and writing throughput at over 112 MB/s.DS218j allows users to experience faster data access while achieving energy efficiency with its eco-friendly deign, consuming only 17.48 W during peak usage and 7.03 W under HDD hibernation.

DS118 is a new 1-bay tower NAS, equipped with 64-bit quad-core 1.4 GHz processor and 1GB RAM. With its hardware encryption engire, DS118 offers encrypted sequential reading/writing throughput at over 110 MB/s.

DS118 is an ideal storage solution that comes with data backup and QuickConnect features that allow users to access data from any location. It also supports 10-bit H.265 4K video transcoding on the fly to enrich multimedia entertainment.

All products are available in Australia. The DS218play is valued at $337, the DS218j at $260 and the DS118 at $245.

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