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Synology America Corp. (http://www.synology.com) has introduced the new DS410 DiskStation, a four-bay network attached storage server for workgroups and small businesses. Built on the company’s award-winning DiskStation Manager firmware, DSM 2.3, the new DS410 is faster than the DS409, its predecessor.
It offers many more features like encrypted file sharing, automatic backup to the cloud, desktop and network backup, multi-media streaming, surveillance, email and web hosting and more, says Heather Morford of Synology. The DS410 is the perfect solution to replace older PC servers, outdated tape backups and multiple other devices in the office or around the home, she adds.
The DS410 DiskStation holds up to 8TB of storage across four bays of hard drives. It sports an energy-savings design including hard drive hibernation, a smart fan and scheduled power on/off,. The DS410 test results show that when configured in RAID 5, the DS410 reaches 110 MB/Sec reading speeds and 54.9 MB/Sec writing speeds within a 1 Gigabit environment," says Frankin Hua, technical product specialist at Synology America Corp.
The DS410 is sold both diskless and preconfigured with hard drives. Synology DiskStations are available through popular online retailers, resellers and distributors. The diskless DS410 model will be priced around US$499.