Hard on the heels of our visit to Computex in Taiwan, Synology announces the very compact DiskStation DS112+ specifically aimed at small and medium businesses. We had a quick look at this unit whilst we were at Computex and afterwards, when we were privately briefed on the upcoming products. Undoubtedly, this will be one of the many products we will review from Synology In the coming year.
Check below the press release for further details.
Taipei, Taiwan—June 19, 2012—Synology® Inc. today launched DiskStation DS112+, an all-in-one NAS server that offers high performance with energy-efficient and quiet design for small and medium businesses.
“With DiskStation DS112+, Synology has introduced an invaluable selection for SMB users where high performance meets eco-friendly design,” said Peter Chen, product manager of Synology Inc. “This is the best option for providing users with fast and reliable solutions to share, sync and backup data with minimal time spent on setup process and management.”
Synology DiskStation DS112+ is powered by a 2.0 GHz processor and includes 512 MB of memory, boasting read and write speeds up to 107 MB/sec and 76 MB/sec respectively in a Windows® environment. In addition, the DS112+ features two USB 3.0 ports to deliver fast file transfer speed up to 5 Gb/sec, a throughput speed at 10 times faster than USB 2.0.
The DS112+’s distinct chassis design enhances the overall airflow to keep the system running cool while minimizing the noise level to 18.4 dB(A) with its two side ventilation openings and a 60 mm low-rotation rear fan. As one of Synology’s top rated power-saving DiskStation, the DS112+ consumes only 14.6 watts in operation and further reduces to 6.34 watts when hard drive enters hibernation mode.
The DS112+ is running on DiskStation Manager 4.0 (DSM 4.0), the operating system of every Synology NAS Server. DSM 4.0 provides rich features to boost users’ productivity and simplify their tasks, all on a sleek user interface optimized for multitasking. Acknowledged for its continuous worldwide recognition, Synology received WINMAG Pro’s “2011 SMB Proof Award” for the same series DS411+II.