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Synology DS218+

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  • 2-bay all-round storage solution for small businesses
  • Intel Celeron J3355 dual-core processor with AES-NI encryption acceleration
  • 2GB DDR3L-1866 memory (expandable up to 6GB)
  • Encrypted sequential throughput performance: 113 MB/s reading and 112 MB/s writing

Product Description DS218+

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Synology DiskStation DS218+ features a dual-core processor with AES-NI encryption acceleration and a transcoding engine, providing high-speed file transfers and supporting real-time 4K transcoding. DS218+ is ideal for protecting critical assets and sharing files across different platforms.

Compact yet Powerful Storage Solution
Featuring an Intel® Celeron® J3355 dual-core 2.0 GHz processor with burst frequency of 2.5 GHz and 2GB RAM, Synology DiskStation DS218+ is designed for home users or small businesses pursuing a compact and reliable shared storage solution, offering the flexibility to expand up to 6GB RAM to process intensive workloads. With AES-NI, DS218+ delivers up to 113 MB/s reading and 112 MB/s writing encrypted performance under RAID 1 configuration. 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
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 customizable 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 organize 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 organize photos into customized 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.

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 DS218+. Surveillance Station features optimized 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.

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Type Tower
CPU Intel Celeron J3355 dual-core 2.0 GHz, burst up to 2.5 GHz
RAM 2 GB DDR3L (expandable up to 6 GB)
Nr. of HDD slots 2 slots
Harddisk interface 2,5'' SATA II, 2,5'' SATA III, 3,5'' SATA II, 3,5'' SATA III
RAID Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, Hybride RAID
External interface 3x USB 3.0, 1x eSATA
LAN 1x 1 Gigabit
Encryption Hardware based
Link aggregation No
Redundant power supply No
Wireless No
Specials Cloud function
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
Warranty 2 year
EAN Code 4711174722587

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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)

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