Synology Inc. today (Oct. 26, 2017) launched DS218play, DS218j, and DS118, three feature-rich NAS servers with media streaming, file sharing, and data backup features perfect for home and small offices.
DS218play is equipped with a 64-bit quad-core 1.4 GHz processor with a hardware encryption engine and 1 GB 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 design, consuming only 17.48 W during peak usage and 7.03 W when hibernating.
DS118 is a new 1-bay tower, equipped with a 64-bit quad-core 1.4 GHz processor and 1 GB RAM. With its hardware encryption engine, DS118 offers encrypted sequential reading/writing throughput at over 110 MB/s. DS118 is an ideal storage solution that comes with data backup and transfer features that allow users to access data from any location, while supporting 10-bit H.265 4K video transcoding on the fly.
“These three home storage solutions are built to be the best multimedia library for users who love taking photos and videos to capture every important moment with their family and friends.” said Katarina Shao, Product Manager at Synology Inc. “With versatile add-on packages, the three NAS models are also excellent choices for small studio owners who are seeking better productivity during work hours.”
DS218play, DS218j, and DS118, run on DiskStation Manager (DSM), one of the most advanced and intuitive operating systems that offers a wide range of applications including multimedia, file sharing, and productivity tools for network-attached storage devices. The latest DSM 6.2 beta is also now available to install on these models. Synology has received numerous media accolades, such as PC Mag Readers’ Choice for seven years in a row.
For more information on DS218play, please visit https://www.synology.com/products/DS218play
For more information on DS218j, please visit https://www.synology.com/products/DS218j
For more information on DS118, please visit https://www.synology.com/products/DS118
DS218play, DS218j, and DS118 are available worldwide immediately and can be ordered below from Amazon.
Synology at a Glance
Synology creates network attached storage, IP surveillance solutions, and network equipment that transform the way users manage data, conduct surveillance, and manage network in the cloud era. By taking full advantage of the latest technologies, Synology aims to help users centralize data storage and backup, share files on-the-go, implement professional surveillance solutions, and manage network in reliable and affordable ways. Synology is committed to delivering products with forward-thinking features and the best in class customer services.
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