Synology DS216 brings-nas for small offices off




Synology has released a new NAS that is suitable for use in small offices and departments. The DS216 is a 2bay-nas with a Marvell Armada processor that runs at 1.3GHz coupled with 512MB DDR3 memory

The Marvell Armada 385 dual core is more powerful than the Marvell Armada XP MV78230 of the predecessor in the Value Series, the DS214. To relieve the CPU is support for hardware-based encryption available. The NAS runs DiskStation Manager and the file system for the internal disks is ext4. The DS216 can contain up to two drives for 8TB of total storage capacity of 16TB. The disc trays are hot-swappable.

The DS216 features at the front over a button that the contents of a USB flash drive is copied directly to the NAS, but that button works in conjunction with a USB 2.0 port on the front. At the rear are two USB 3.0 ports and a Gigabit Ethernet interface.

The DS216 measures 165x108x233,2mm and weighs 1.3kg. During operation consumes nas 15,48W and 7.2W in sleep mode. The NAS is available immediately and costs 288.20 euros


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