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03/02/2020 £290.70 exc. VAT
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  • Powerful 2-bay all-round storage solution
  • Advanced Btrfs file system
  • Dual-core processor with AES-NI encryption engine

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Synology DiskStation 2-Bay NAS (DS218+)

The Synology (DS218+) features a dual-core processor with AES-NI encryption engine and transcoding engine, providing high-speed file transfers and supporting real-time 4K transcoding. The DS218+ is ideal for protecting critical assets and sharing files across different platforms. Synology DS218+ is backed by Synology’s 2-year limited warranty.

Synology (DS218+) Key Features

  • Compact yet Powerful Storage Solution
  • Btrfs: Next Generation Storage
  • Comprehensive Business Applications
  • Personal Multimedia Library
  • 24/7 Smart Security Solution
  • Powerful 2-bay all-round storage solution for small businesses
  • Encrypted sequential throughput performance at over 113 MB/s reading and 112 MB/s writing
  • Dual-core processor with AES-NI encryption engine
  • 2GB DDR3L memory (expandable up to 6GB)
  • Advanced Btrfs file system offering 65,000 system-wide snapshots and 1,024 snapshots per shared folder
  • Live transcoding of up to two concurrent H.265/H.264 4K video streaming
Compact yet Powerful Storage Solution
Synology DiskStation DS218+ is designed for home users or small businesses pursuing a compact and reliable shared storage solution, offering the flexibility to expand the 2 GB RAM to up to 6 GB RAM to process intensive workloads. The DS218+ features a dual-core 2.0 GHz processor with a burst frequency of 2.5 GHz. With AES-NI, the DS218+ delivers encrypted performance of up to 113 MB/s reading and 112 MB/s writing under RAID 1 configuration. The DS218+ comes with three USB 3.0 ports. The hot-swappable drive tray design allows easy installation and maintenance on 3.5-inch HDDs without additional tools.

Btrfs: Next Generation Storage
The DS218+ integrates Btrfs file system, bringing the most advanced storage technologies to meet the management needs of small businesses: 
  • Flexible Shared Folder/User Quota System provides comprehensive quota control on all user accounts and shared folders.
  • Advanced snapshot technology with customisable backup schedule allows up to 1,024 copies of shared folder backups and 65,000 copies of system-wide snapshots, without occupying huge storage capacity and system resources.
  • File or folder level data restoration brings huge convenience and saves time for users who wish to restore only a specific file or folder.
  • Cloud Station with file versioning requires less than half of the storage space when compared with ext4 file systems.

Comprehensive Business Applications
Powered by the innovative Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM), DS218+ comes fully-equipped with applications and features that are designed specifically for small or growing businesses:
  • Windows® AD and LDAP support allow easy integration with existing business directory services, without needing to recreate user accounts.
  • Windows ACL support provides fine-grained access control and efficient privilege settings, allowing DS218+ to fit seamlessly into current infrastructure
  • Internet file access is simplified by the encrypted FTP server and Synology File Station, a web-based file explorer. HTTPS, firewall, and IP auto-block support ensure file sharing over the Internet is protected with a high level of security.
  • Application Privileges controls access to applications and packages based on each individual account, user group, or IP address
  • MailPlus allows your business to set up a secure, reliable, and private mail server, while giving your employees a modern mail client for receiving and sending messages.
  • The powerful Collaboration Suite integrates Synology Office, Calendar, and Chat, ensuring secure and effective private communications and allowing your organizations to easily manage and control the relevant content.
Personal Multimedia Library
Synology DiskStation DS218+ supports transcoding of up to two concurrent H.264/H.265 4K video streaming, featuring support for the latest multimedia file. With Video Station, you can easily organise and sort your personal digital video library with comprehensive media information and watch 4K Ultra HD movies and films. Photo Station allows you to effortlessly organise photos into customised categories, smart albums and blog posts, and link them to social networking websites within a few clicks. Audio Station comes with Internet radio and lossless audio format support, and is capable of music playback via DLNA or AirPlay-compliant devices.

4K Multimedia Server

24/7 Smart Security Solution
Featuring user-friendly video management tools and an intuitive desktop-like interface, Synology Surveillance Station is a reliable private-security solution that can support multiple IP cameras connected to the DS218+. Surveillance Station features optimised live view, together with streamlined real-time monitoring. Its powerful analytics, such as motion detection and alert notification, allows you to stay informed of any suspicious activity with triggers sent via SMS, e-mail, and DS cam mobile applications.

Synology (DS218+) Technical Specification

Hardware

  • CPU: Intel Celeron J3355 dual-core 2.0 GHz, burst up to 2.5 GHz
  • Hardware encryption engine: Yes (AES-NI)
  • Hardware transcoding engine:
    - Supported codec: H.264 (AVC), H.265 (HEVC), MPEG-2 and VC-1
    - Maximum resolution: 4K (4096 x 2160)
    - Maximum frame rate per second (FPS): 30
  • Memory: 2 GB DDR3L (expandable up to 6 GB)
  • Compatible drive type: 2 x 3.5" or 2.5" SATA SSD / HDD (drives not included)
  • External port:
    - 3 x USB 3.0 port
    - 1 x eSATA port
  • Size (HxWxD): 165 x 108 x 232.2 mm
  • Weight: 1.3 kg
  • LAN: Gigabit (RJ-45) x 1
  • Wake on LAN/WAN: Yes
  • Scheduled power on/off: Yes
  • System fan: 92 x 92 x 25 mm
  • AC input power voltage: 100V to 240V AC
  • Power frequency: 50/60Hz, single phase
  • Operating temperature: 5°C to 40°C (40°F to 104°F)
  • Storage temperature: -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% RH
  • Maximum operating altitude: 5,000 m (16,400 ft)

General DSM Specification

  • Networking protocol: SMB, AFP, NFS, FTP, WebDAV, CalDAV, iSCSI, Telnet, SSH, SNMP, VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN™, L2TP)
  • File system:
    - Internal: Btrfs, ext4
    - External: Btrfs, ext4, ext3, FAT, NTFS, HFS+, exFAT3
  • Supported RAID type: Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR), Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1
  • Storage management:
    - Maximum internal volume: 256
    - Maximum iSCSI target: 32
    - Maximum iSCSI LUN: 256
    - iSCSI LUN clone/snapshot support
  • File sharing capability:
    - Maximum local user account: 2,048
    - Maximum local group: 256
    - Maximum shared folder: 256
    - Maximum concurrent SMB/NFS/AFP/FTP connection: 500
  • Privilege: Windows Access Control List (ACL), application privilege
  • Directory service: Windows® AD integration: Domain users login via SMB/NFS/AFP/FTP/File Station, LDAP integration
  • Security: Firewall, encrypted shared folder, SMB encryption, FTP over SSL/TLS, SFTP, rsync over SSH, login auto block, Let's Encrypt support, HTTPS (Customisable cipher suite)
  • Supported client: Windows 7 and 10, Mac OS X® 10.11 onwards
  • Supported browser: Chrome®, Firefox®, Internet Explorer® 10 onwards, Safari® 10 onwards; Safari (iOS 10 onwards), Chrome (Android™ 6.0 onwards)
  • Interface Language: English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Dansk, Norsk, Svensk, Nederlands, Русский, Polski, Magyar, Português do Brasil, Português Europeu, Türkçe, Český and more

Packages and Applications

  • File Station: Virtual drive, remote folder, Windows ACL editor, compressing/extracting archived files, bandwidth control for specific users or groups, creating sharing links, transfer logs
  • FTP Server: Bandwidth control for TCP connections, custom FTP passive port range, anonymous FTP, FTP SSL/TLS and SFTP protocol, boot over the network with TFTP and PXE support, transfer logs
  • Universal Search: Offer global search into applications and files
  • Hyper Backup: Support local backup, network backup, and backup data to public clouds
  • Active Backup for Server: Centralise data backup for Windows and Linux servers without client installation
  • Backup tool: DSM configuration backup, macOS Time Machine support, Cloud Station Backup. Shared folder sync - maximum task number: 4
  • Cloud Station Suite: Sync your data between multiple platforms by installing client utilities on Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS devices, while retaining up to 32 historical versions of files. Maximum concurrent file transfer: 500
  • Cloud Sync: One or two-way synchronisation with public cloud storage providers including Amazon Drive, Amazon S3-compatible storage, Baidu cloud, Box, Dropbox, Google Cloud Storage, Google Drive, hubiC, MegaDisk, Microsoft OneDrive, OpenStack Swift-compatible storage, WebDAV servers, and Yandex Disk
  • Surveillance Station: Maximum IP camera: 25 (total of 750 FPS at 720p, H.264) (includes two free camera licenses; additional cameras require the purchasing of additional licenses)
  • Virtual Machine Manager: Deploy and run various virtual machines on Synology NAS, including Windows, Linux, or Virtual DSM
  • Snapshot Replication:
    - Maximum of replications: 64
    - Maximum of shared folder snapshots: 1,024
    - Maximum of system snapshots: 65,536
  • Synology Directory Server: Provide a flexible and cost-effective domain controller solution
  • CMS: Provide a single interface to manage and monitor multiple Synology NAS
  • VPN Server: Maximum connection: 20, supported VPN protocol: PPTP, OpenVPN™, L2TP/IPSec
  • MailPlus Server: Secure, reliable, and private mail solution with high-availability, load balancing, security and filtering design (includes 5 free email account licenses; additional accounts require the purchasing of additional licenses)
  • MailPlus: Intuitive webmail interface for MailPlus Server, customisable mail labels, filters, and user interface
  • Collaboration tools:
    - Chat maximum user: 1,000
    - Office maximum user: 200, maximum simultaneous editing user: 60
    - Calendar: Support CalDAV and access via mobile devices
  • Note Station: Rich-text note organisation and versioning, encryption, sharing, media embedding and attachments
  • Storage Analyser: Volume and quota usage, total file size, volume usage and trends based on past usage, size of shared folders, largest/most/least frequently modified files
  • Security Advisor: Malware detection/removal, user account/password, network, system-related security scan
  • Antivirus Essential: Full system scan, scheduled scan, white list customisation, virus definition auto update
  • Download Station: Supported download protocols: BT, HTTP, FTP, NZB, eMule, Thunder, FlashGet, QQDL. Maximum concurrent download task: 80
  • Web Station: Virtual host (up to 30 websites), PHP / MariaDB®, third-party applications support
  • Other packages: Video Station, Photo Station, Audio Station, DNS Server, RADIUS Server, iTunes® Server, Log Center, third-party packages available on Package Center
  • iOS/Android™ applications: DS audio, DS cam, DS cloud, DS file, DS finder, DS get, DS note, DS photo, DS video, MailPlus
  • Windows Phone® applications: DS audio, DS file, DS finder, DS get, DS photo, DS video

Environment and Packaging

  • Environment safety: RoHS compliant
  • Package content:
    - DS218+ main unit x 1
    - Quick Installation Guide x 1
    - Accessory pack x 1
    - AC power adapter x 1
    - RJ-45 LAN cable x 1
  • Optional accessories:
    - D3NS1866L-4G
    - Synology VS360HD
    - Surveillance Device License Pack
    - MailPlus License Pack
  • Warranty: 2 years

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