Product of the Week – Synology DS21J NAS Drive

SynologyNetwork-attached storage (NAS) is a file-level computer data storage server connected to a computer network providing data access to multiple users on the same network. In short it’s a clever storage device that can act as a file share over your local network giving you a cost effective solution to the sharing of files and media as well as backing up your servers and VM’s.

The DS215j is a NAS box from Synology that comes equipped with a dual-core CPU, DS215j delivers average reading speed over 111.41 MB/sec and writing over 87.49 MB/sec, a 19.4% gain on writing speed compared to its predecessor. This allows you enjoy faster data transfers, fast backup, as well as smoother cloud synchronization. The DS215j comes with USB 3.0 ports to connect to various kinds of external storage devices, while ensuring fast and efficient file transfer speeds. Support for USB 3.0 offers transfer speeds of up to 5 Gbps (about 10 times faster than USB 2.0), meaning it takes less time to transfer data to external hard drives, while also consuming less power.
Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) is a sleek, browser-based operating system running on every DiskStation and RackStation, which makes managing your Synology NAS a breeze. Featuring an intuitive user interface, DSM makes accessing and sharing your data smarter and simpler. Synology’s Package Centre lets you download and install useful add-on packages designed specifically for individual or business needs, meaning you can enjoy more entertainment in your life or better productivity at work.
At Hybrid Technology Partners, we have installed this NAS box on our clients networks to ensure that they have a backup solution in place that is fast, robust and most importantly reliable. If you would like to talk to us about how a piece of technology like this NAS box from Synology can help in your daily backing up of your vital business information, then feel free to contact us a Hybrid Technology Partners on 061 – 211444 or 01 – 5310030 or email at