An affordable option for anyone wanting to build a network-attached storage system, this device is now on sale for the first time in a long time. You can do a lot with this DiskStation, so grab one before they go out of stock.
Adding a network-attached storage (NAS) server to your home is a great way of creating a centralized storage hub for all your media, personal files, and even OS backups. We've rounded up some killer NAS options for homeowners from which to choose.
A NAS is so much more than just a large, expensive, fancy hard drive that connects to your network. It's a small, easy-to-use home server, and finally using one changed everything from my workflow to my home entertainment.
You can map a network drive in Windows 10 that allows one to connect to a remote drive as if it were local storage. Instead of relying on a browser, you can now access all your NAS files straight through Windows Explorer.
Choosing the right Synology NAS enclosure for your needs is a relatively straightforward process. We're going to compare two popular models, the DS220+ and DS220j. Which of these two NAS servers would be the better option for you?
RAID stands for Redundant Array of Independent Disks, and it's one of the best ways to protect your data against drive issues and failure. It's incredibly important to configure RAID for your Synology NAS. Here's all you need to know.
Not everyone has the network infrastructure in place at home to run cabling around rooms to a NAS enclosure. This is where wireless comes into play, which was supported by Synology servers. Unfortunately, support has since been dropped, including with DSM 7.0.
Most of Synology's DiskStation NAS enclosure catalog will be supported by DSM 7.0. If you'd like to double-check to see whether your NAS will be receiving the update, we've got the official list right here.
Synology pushed out DSM 7.0, its "largest update yet." There's a new UI, more secure ways to log into your NAS, hybrid cloud storage support, new Storage Manager and Photos apps, and much more. Here's our full review of the 7.0 update.