Earlier this week we attended Synology 2017 at Melbourne’s Convention and Exhibition Centre. At the Conference Synology announced a number of new products and services including a 24 bay SSD NAS, an Australian advanced NAS replacement program and upcoming DSM features such as an Office Suite for Synology NAS devices and Synology’s new public cloud backup solution, Cloud Squared.
Also announced at the event was Synology’s first 12bay 3RU RS3617xs+ which is rated at over 500,000 IOPS and the upcoming RT2600ac router which we are itching to get our hands on.
The emergence of Twitch TV has heralded a new step in the evolution of the gaming market, by enabling players to record live gameplay and broadcast this to a network of followers. This is part of a rapid and relentless evolution, which has seen desktop and mobile gaming thrive on innovation and overpower the once dominant console sector.
This trend is unlikely to abate any time soon, as the rigid and costly nature of console gaming continues to fail in the wake of more flexible and immersive mobile experiences. With cross-platform gaming technology also making a more diverse range of titles available on the desktop, video games are continuing to lose their market share.