Article by: Jackie Mueller (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited By: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was submitted by: Synology
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This new 2-bay offering has some impressive hardware inside including a 1.6GHz CPU and 256MB of RAM. Additionally, support for up to two 3TB hard drives assures the unit can grow right along with your network. Both 3.5” and 2.5” drives are supported.
Synology products also support various printers, hard drives, IP cameras, wireless dongles, backup software, and even some USB speakers. A list of all the compatible peripherals can be found HERE .
On the software side of things, Synology's DSM interface has just about everything one could ask for, and then some. Some standouts include hosting for up to 30 websites as well as support for up to five IP cameras if you want to set up a surveillance server. The built-in DLNA/UPnP Media server supports the Xbox 360 and PS3, as well as just about every common photo, audio and video format including many HD formats.