Synology Inc. has launched the Synology DiskStation DS216+, a high-performance 2-bay NAS server aimed at home and small office users, who want an efficient and secure storage solution to protect and share data, as well as enjoy on-the-fly video transcoding.

The DS216+ comes equipped with an Intel Celeron Processor N3050 with Intel AES New Instructions encryption, which is capable of high speed performance with read and write speeds exceeding 111 MB/s, while ensuring encrypted data transmissions at over 113MB/s reading and 109 MB/s writing. In addition, the DS216+ can perform on-the-fly video transcoding from H.264 4K to 1080p video, making streaming multimedia files regardless of bandwidth or device limitations possible.

The front of the DS216+ houses the power up button and a USB 3.0 port, the LED's are also adjustable

The front of the DS216+ houses the power up button and a USB 3.0 port, the LED’s are also adjustable

“Having a powerful NAS storage solution allows small offices to deliver high-speed file sharing, application serving, and online collaboration, or lets home users transcode and stream high quality video to multiple devices. DS216+ is designed for exactly such purposes and demonstrates our commitment to meet our users’ high expectations,” said Jones Tsai, Hardware Design Director of Synology Inc.

The DS216+ implements a Btrfs files system, allowing it to offer advanced data protection by enabling point-in-time snapshot and store, built-in data integrity checks, metadata mirroring, as well as quota control for shared folders. It also comes with a tool-less drive tray design for easy hot-swap support, and front LED’s that can be adjusted according to desired schedule settings.

On the back you'll find two USB 2.0, along with a power jack, RJ45 port, and an e-SATA port.

On the back you’ll find two USB 2.0, along with a power jack, RJ45 port, and an e-SATA port.

DiskStation Manager (DSM) is the most advanced and intuitive operating system for NAS devices and it is featured in the DS216+. DSM features a wide range of applications from backup, network management to multimedia, and all the essential services that provide increased productivity at work, made readily available on the DS216+. The Synology DiskStation DS216+ NAS is available for $299 (RM1319 GST included).

https://www.synology.com/products/DS216+