Synology introduces new XS, Value and Series NAS

Synology again deliver an impressive and diverse range to suit every application.

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Synology have officially launched their new product lineup with five models featured across the XS-series, Plus-series and the Value-series.

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First up is the XS-series, the powerful DS3018xs is Synology's first 6-bay tower NAS. This NAS is powered by Intel's Pentium D1508 dual-core 2.2GHz (Turbo Boost up to 2.6GHz) with AES-NI encryption engine, offering up to 32GB RAM. The DS3018xs also allows for up to 30 drives with two Synology DX1215 and features four Gigabit LAN ports. The DS3018xs is able to deliver stunning performance at over 2,230 MB/s sequential reading and 265,000 sequential read IOPS while offering optional 10GbE and a M.2 SATA SSD support.

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The Plus-series sees three new additions to its range. The DS918+ and DS718+ are powered by Intel Celeron J3455 quad-core processor, while the DS218+ is powered by Intel Celeron J3355 dual-core processor. The DS718+ and DS918+ models are equipped with two LAN ports and storage capacity of up to 7, or 9 drives respectively with Synology DX517. In addition to those features, the Plus-series also supports up to two channels of H.265/H.264 4K video transcoding.

"Responding to the demands from our customers, DS3018xs is built as a comprehensive business-ready desktop NAS. Running mission-critical applications or planning virtualization deployment with DS3018xs has never been easier." said Vic Hsu, CEO of Synology Inc. "The new DS918+, DS718+, and DS218+ are optimized to be your digital video libraries, and will bring you excellent experiences with high definition live video transcoding anywhere you go."

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In the Value-series we see the DS418 that is equipped with a 1.4GHz quad-core processor with hardware encryption engine, 2 GB RAM, and two LAN ports. The DS418 is the ideal office or home solution to store, manage, protect and stream data. The DS418 also supports H.265 4K transcoding, this enhances its reputation as a great solution as your home media library.


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